Results expected late November 2022

Responsible Use Of Technology-assisted Research Assessment


The Responsible Use Of Technology-assisted Research Assessment project is part of the The Future Research Assessment Programme, which "aims to explore possible approaches to the assessment of UK higher education research performance". It is led by the by all four UK higher education funding bodies. This page will contain links to all relevant documents, when published.

Main Report on the potential uses of AI in future Research Excellence Frameworks (REFs) in the UK

This investigates whether there is a role for AI to support future REFs.

Literature review on AI in research assessment

This reports a literature review on potential uses of AI to support different aspects of research assessment.

Additional reports

A series of additional reports give findings related to research quality of journal articles, covering related aspects such as bibliometrics, journal impact factors, collaboration, funding, altmetrics.

In the press

THE article: Funders mull robot reviewers for Research Excellence Framework

Nature article: Should AI have a role in assessing research quality?