RLP news and announcements

We publish our Research Lifecycle newsletter every month, with a very occasional extra message if we’ve got an event or timely piece of news we’d like to tell you about. We won’t use your email address for any other purposes.


HRDS Webinar

HRDS Webinar

Join us on Tuesday 9 March from 2pm for a webinar outlining the capabilities of The University of Manchester’s Highly Restricted Data Service, or HRDS. This 50 minute webinar has been developed to explain the functionality and costs of using the platforms that are...

Launch of the Research Costing Tool – BlackDackel

Launch of the Research Costing Tool – BlackDackel

We are pleased to announce that we have launched access of BlackDackel to Research Academics and Project Managers. This launch is based on voluntary access to the costing tool, where you will be able to model research grants in a safe environment and share this with...

Timesheet System – Early Adopters

Timesheet System – Early Adopters

Colleagues wanted to be Early Adopters for the new Timesheet system.If you are a researcher who submits monthly timesheets, then you and your research group colleagues could be part of the early adopter team for the new Academic Timesheet System.Research Finance and...

A little look back

A little look back

As the end of the year comes racing towards us, it’s been a time of significant change for the Research Lifecycle Programme.  We have said goodbye to Angus Hearmon, the programme’s director since 2018. Although retiring from the University, Angus already has some...

Research Explorer Upgrade

Research Explorer Upgrade

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...

REDCap

REDCap

An updated instance of the research survey tool REDCap is now available to researchers as part of the Research Lifecycle Programme’s Project Y.REDCap is a well-known and respected survey and database platform used in the collection of highly restricted data for...