Digital and Technology Services

Research Information System (RIS)

An easy-to-use, web-based system designed to decrease the administrative burden of managing the research lifecycle.



About the service

The Research Information System (RIS) is a university-wide service available to researchers across our UK campuses.

The aim of RIS is to replace the numerous, existing research management systems with a single integrated platform.

Benefits include: 

  • Simplifying the development and coordination of funding applications
  • Capturing key research grant opportunities
  • Improving the internal review processes - both in quality and cost
  • Acting as a single repository for all information on grants
  • Improving management information
  • Generating metrics for external benchmarking e.g. HEBCIS
  • Managing outputs including Open Access and REF
  • Tracking impact

Who is this service for?

Post-docs, researchers, research management staff.

What does the service cost?

Free at the point of use.

How do I access the service?

Research Information System Login


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