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Executive summary

Purpose

1. This document sets out guidance on drawing up a code of practice on:

  • the fair and transparent identification of staff with significant responsibility for research
  • determining who is an independent researcher
  • the selection of outputs.

Action required

2. This document is in draft, for information.

Download the Draft Guidance on codes of practice

Download the Draft Guidance on codes of practice REF 2018/03 as PDF (434 KB)