Research Explorer Upgrade

by | Nov 10, 2022 | End-to-end processes, Networking, Pure | 0 comments

We are pleased to announce that the upgrade to Research Explorer, the University’s research profile platform has now taken place. As part of this upgrade, you may notice some temporary degradation on Research Explorer whilst the upgrade is configured. We hope to minimise this disruption as much as possible.

Thank you to everyone who has provided feedback to date, we have compiled a selection of feedback into our You Said, We Did document –

What do I need to do?

You do not need to take any action as part of the upgrade. Your profile will automatically be updated, and your existing data will be transferred. You can continue to manage your research profile as you do now.

You may wish however, to use this opportunity to review your existing profile and ensure it is up to date and/or review the updated training and guidance materials on the Pure website which covers the new functionality available (including Fingerprinting and configuring the UN SDG tags) –

How can I access support for this upgrade?

New training and guidance materials are now available to users via the Pure Support website –

In addition, we are also hosting in-person drop-in sessions across campus. You can visit our pop-up stand at the following locations and dates where you are welcome to come along and ask any questions you may have.

  • Stopford reception foyer – 11 January 2023, 12 noon-1pm or 1 February 2023, 12 noon-1pm
  • NGI 3rd floor seating area – 13 January 2023, 12 noon-1pm or 3 February 2023, 12 noon-1pm
  • Alliance MBS foyer – 18 January 2023, 12 noon-1pm or 8 February 2023, 12 noon-1pm
  • MECD foyer – 25 January 2023, 11.30am-12.30pm or 15 February 2023, 12 noon-1pm

Help and support

If you have any questions on the upgrade, please go to the Pure Support website, or contact the team:


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