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