The BPA’s position paper (November 2009) on the assessment of impact in the REF is here. Our July 2010 letter to David Willetts, Minister for Universities and Science, is here, and his reply is here. We also wrote to the British Academy (June 2010); click here.

  • Results of the HEFCE Impact Pilot Exercise. This website includes feedback from the pilot panels and the institutions taking part, as well as the case studies submitted (the information on English Language and Literature is probably the most relevant to Philosophy).
  • BPA Heads of Department meeting (November 2010): This included a presentation from HEFCE representatives and a discussion. The HEFCE presentation is here, and the notes from the meeting are here (see pp.2-3).