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Published on 17 November 2017

Node Administrator Workshops for ResearchFish – November 2017

The RCUK submission period for Researchfish will be the 5th February to 15th March 2018. In preparation for the submission period, the Research Office is running a workshop for node administrators and other administrative staff involved in ResearchFish. The session will cover

  • the process for checking awards

  • linking Symplectic Elements to Researchfish

  • response codes guidance

  • giving live demo of Researchfish for administrators

Tuesday 21st November

10am - 11am

Clinical School

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Thursday 23rd November

11.30am – 12.30pm

Mill Lane

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The workshop will be of benefit to new and experienced Node Administrators. If you have any questions about the workshops or ResearchFish, please contact


Research Dashboard

The Research Dashboard is a web-based application designed for PIs to see their research project activity in one place. The dashboard will give researchers an overview of their applications, grants and contracts including

  • The progress of a grant application in X5
  • A summary of the current balance on a research grant
  • Showing the status of a contract negotiation
  • Help finding who to contact

The dashboard will be available from next week and further details will follow about how to access this on-line tool.


Research Grants User Group Meeting - 30th November 2017

The next Research Grants User Group (RGUG) meeting is on Thursday 30th November. Minutes and presentations from the previous meeting are available on the ROO website

Thursday 30th November 2017 10am - 11:30am

Norwich Auditorium, Roger Needham Building,7 JJ Thomson Avenue, West Cambridge Site

RGUG is led by the Research Operations Office and is a forum where research grant administration issues and developments are discussed. If you have any queries, please contact

ReShare for ESRC Grantholders - Webinar 12th December

ESRC grantholders are required to submit their research data to the ReShare repository at the end of their award. The UK Data Service are running an interactive online webinar to ‘walk’ you thought the process of submitting a data collection into the ReShare repository.

Tuesday 12th December, 3pm-4pm Webinar

More information and registration