IRIOS – Research Council Awards and Outputs

July 29, 2011

The presentations from the recent IRIOS event and demonstration are available on the blog:

A report will be added to the blog soon.

You can also try the demonstrator yourself via the blog entry:



Repositories and CRIS: Working Smartly Together

July 29, 2011

The slides from the event can be viewed via the download buttons at:

The event touched on impact, output, REF, RCUK outcomes, ePrints and more.

Research Council UK Reporting

July 29, 2011

The new Research Council Outcomes reporting system will be undergoing user acceptance testing with some HEI’s during August.  Glasgow will be one of the test organisations.  I will report back via this blog.

RCUK will update the webpage:

The spec is available on this blog:

Happy to chat with people about the requirements. Please email me at  I will be on holiday first two weeks in August but will get back to you.

Impact and Output Data Management

May 6, 2011

William Nixon will be updating the University of Glasgow Enlighten ( ePrints repository) blog with news about our developments for impact and output management.


Outputs and Impact Code for REF

March 15, 2011

The code we amended for use in our mini-REF exercise will be available soon.    We will advertise on this blog.

If you would like us to email you when it is released please email me

In a hurry to get started with the code?  We may be able to send you the zipped files and give you some support so please do ask.

Reporting from Institutional Systems Workshop – Report and Virtual Goody Bag

March 8, 2011


Many thanks to everyone who attended the workshop in Glasgow last Friday and contributed to the  lively exchange.  It was great to see so many colleagues travelling from near and far to take part and share their experiences.

The workshop consisted of a mix of presentations and discussions. The following report outlines some of the salient points raised:

Workshop Report

RCUK new output fields

We were lucky enough to receive presentations from several speakers on their own experiences of  reporting

Laura Tyler on Glasgow’s Mini REF
William Nixon on Enlighten at Glasgow
Helen Muir on QMU outputs collection process
Simon Kerridge on Sunderland’s outputs collection, and IRIOS & RMAS projects
A virtual presentation from Darren Hunter of RCUK RCUK slide show with accompanying sound file at

If you have anything to add to the report, please don’t hesitate to get in touch using the comment button below or by email to or
Once again, thanks to everyone who helped to make this a success.

Event – Reporting from Institutional Systems – 28th February 2011

February 8, 2011

Register your interest now for this forthcoming event at the University of Glasgow.  The event will include an overview of ePrints functionality that we have adapted for impact and output reporting using our recent internal miniREF exercise as a testbed.

There is no cost to attendees from HE and FE institutions and affiliated organisations.

Click here to see the draft agenda:


To request a place please email
** Registration for this event is now closed**

Further details will be posted on this blog soon.