Review of the JISC Research Information Management Program

April 11, 2011

Hi All,

A synthesis of the various projects in the last JISC RIM programme has been published and includes reference to Enquire as well as other projects that may be of interest:


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.

JISC Conference

March 11, 2011

I will be doing a short presentation on Enquire  at the JISC Conference (#jisc11 for keen twitterers)

The session I will be part of is ‘Better Research Management: Strategies and Tools’ at 1.30pm so I expect to be speaking about 1.45pm

There will be a live stream from the event and the presentations will be available from the JISC website afterwards:

Measuring Impact Under CERIF

March 11, 2011

Dear All,

You may be interested in the MICE project looking at measuring impact under CERIF.

The Enquire project itself is now closed however we will still be blogging news from the sector and the University of Glasgow via this blog and hope to work with the MICE team to further prepare for reporting on outcomes and impact.

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.

Workshop and Demonstration – Date for your Diary

February 7, 2011

We will be running a workshop on 28th February looking at latest developments in output and impact reporting and demonstrating code that will be freely available under ePrints as a result of the Enquire project at the University of Glasgow.

The event will run approx 10.30-3.30pm at the University of Glasgow.    There will be no cost to attendees and a lunch will be included.

An agenda will be posted here soon.

In the meantime if you want to reserve a space please email and we will send you further information.