SRG Consultation Papers 2025

SRG Consultation Papers 2025

Last updated 6 May 2022
Last updated 6 May 2022

This page provides links to the PBRF Sector Reference Group consultation papers, the consultation feedback summaries and decision documents.

The PBRF Sector Reference Group (SRG) consults with the sector and other stakeholders on a range of implementation issues as part of the development of operational guidelines for the Quality Evaluation 2025.

The table below will be kept updated to reflect any updates to the group’s proposed ordering of issues and consultation papers.

Feedback on the fifth consultation paper, which considers Individual Researcher Circumstances and Staff identification, can be made through this online survey.

No.

Consultation 
paper   

Consultation period

Consultation status

Decision status     

1

Approach to the
design of the 2025
Quality Evaluation (PDF, 1.3 Mb)

 6 October  - 5 November 2021

CLOSED

Decisions reached

Summary of consultation feedback and SRG decisions (PDF, 880 Kb)

2

Towards a more holistic understanding of research excellence: PBRF research and research excellence definitions (PDF, 1.1 Mb)

10 December 2021 – 14 February 2022

CLOSED

 

3

Redesigning Evidence Portfolios (PDF, 1.5 Mb) 4 March - 18 April 2022 CLOSED  

4

Roles and person specifications for the Moderation Team (PDF, 423 Kb) 31 March– 27 April 2022 CLOSED  

5

Individual researcher circumstances and Staff Identification (PDF, 1.2 Mb) 6 May – 2 June 2022 OPEN  

6

Panels: membership and working methods  1 July 2022 - 29 July 2022 NOT YET OPEN  

7

Individual Circumstances 2 29 July 2022 - 25 August 2022 NOT YET OPEN  

8

Panels: assessment criteria 2 September 2022 – 29 September 2022 NOT YET OPEN  

9

Technical matters 4 November 2022 - 1 December 2022 NOT YET OPEN  

10

Reporting February - March 2023 NOT YET OPEN  

11

Summary of decisions and Covid-19 impact assessment

Draft PBRF Quality Evaluation 2025 Guidelines
April 2023 NOT YET OPEN