Chapter 2 : The Quality Evaluation measure

Quality categories

2.4The quality categories assigned to staff members’ EPs have numerical weightings known as quality weightings, as set out below in Table 2.1 (where “NE” signifies new and emerging researcher, and “R” denotes research activity or quality at an insufficient level for the PBRF).

Table 2.1: Quality category weighting

Quality Category Quality Weighting
A 5
B 3
C 1
C(NE) 1
R 0
R(NE) 0