Skip to content

Toggle service links

Coronavirus: Course registration is open, but please be aware it may take us longer to respond than usual. Find out about our coronavirus response and current contact hours.

You are here

  1. Home
  2. Impact
  3. Research Excellence Framework

Research Excellence Framework

The Research Excellence Framework (REF) shows that research undertaken at The Open University is both world-leading and has an impact in the real world.

Contact the REF team

The OU’s REF 2021 submission is being coordinated by the Research, Enterprise & Scholarship (RES) Unit. The PVC-RES, Professor Kevin Hetherington is accountable for the OU’s REF submission.