UQ Research Management System (UQRMS)

Business Transformation Project

Business Owner: Director, Research Strategy and Management

Phase: Options Selection 

Purpose: Selection and implementation of a new Research Management System to replace the current ResearchMaster system.

How will it improve our services?

  • Upgraded research management software and functionality providing researchers real time, online project information and  control of research administration 
  • Enhanced integration of research management functions across the research lifecycle (including ethics, funding, data management and publication)
  • Improved visibility, governance and control across the research lifecyle for researchers and research managers 

Project achievements

  • Systems specifications development
  • Stage One procurement process (expression of interest) completed

Current priorities

Final selection of a UQRMS system supplier and contract negotiation.

Steering Committee members

  • Professor Robyn Ward, Deputy Vice-Chancellor – Research (Executive Sponsor)
  • Ms Janine Richards, Business Owner - Director, Research Analysis and Operations
  • Mr Rob Moffatt, CIO, Director Information Technology Services
  • Dr David Anderson, Senior Business Analyst, ESS (Secretary)
  • Mr Wesley Brent, Project Manager – UQRMS Project; ESS
  • Professor Brent Ritchie, Professor, School of Business, Faculty of Business, Economics and Law – University Academic (Researcher) representative