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Peer Review Resources

This is the Handbook for the AHRC’s Peer Review College (PRC) members offering guidance and essential information on all aspects of membership for new and existing members. You can view the PRC Handbook file below and select any topic from the links on the table of contents pages.

Download - PRC Handbook - July 2021

Please note that the Handbook is constantly updated so we advise members always to refer to last updated version.

The Peer Review College (PRC) forms a crucial part of the peer review process and has a vital role in ensuring that the AHRC supports research of the highest quality.

PRC Member online training

AHRC Responsive Mode JeS Application Forms

AHRC Responsive Mode JeS Review Forms


The following forms can be used for claiming expenses for your work as a Peer Review College member.

Please ensure that all sections of the Expenses Claim Form and your signature are completed before sending this over to pso@ahrc.ukri.org, so that the team can process your claim as quickly as possible. If you are only claiming for panel fees, there is no need to fill out the ‘Details of Business Expenses’ section.


The following standards are relevant to your role as a Peer Review College member.

  • Counter Fraud and Bribery Policy - The AHRC is committed to the practice of responsible corporate behaviour and to complying with all laws, regulations, and other requirements which govern the conduct of our operations.
  • Code of Practice - This Code is intended as a guide to all members of the Arts and Humanities Research Council's Council, committees, Peer Review College, and other advisory groups, and sets out how the AHRC conducts its business and guides members in their duties.
  • Standards of Service (PDF, 278KB) - This guide is intended to list the standards of service expected from College Members.


Information about the Peer Review Framework.