Impact submissions comprised two components:
- the impact of research and the associated research (impact studies)
- the approach to impact.
The impact section comprised of qualitative information describing details of the impact and information on the associated research.
The approach to impact section also comprised qualitative information describing an institution’s approaches to facilitating the impact described.
Institutions also had the option of including four additional quantitative indicators, not captured elsewhere, that were relevant to the impact describe and had specific data to support them.