Each case study in the EIA Trial will be assessed according to the Reach and Significance of the impact

Scoring index

Each case study will be assessed according to the Reach and Significance of the impact, with the following definitions:

  • Reach: The spread or breadth of influence or effect on the relevant constituencies;
  • Significance: The intensity of the influence or effect.

Following assessment, a rating will be assigned to each case study:

  • A = Outstanding impacts in terms of reach and significance;
  • B = Very considerable;
  • C = Considerable;
  • D = Recognised but modest;
  • E = The research impact is of limited reach or significance;
  • Not classified = The impact was not underpinned by research or the link between the research and the claimed impact has not been demonstrated to the Assessment Panel's satisfaction