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Integration of CERIF, ESB and Cloud in the Development of a National Global Research and Administrative Management System

Wang, Yi and Kerridge, Simon and Smith, Peter and Foster, Simon and Coppin, Steve and Trowell, Setphen (2011) Integration of CERIF, ESB and Cloud in the Development of a National Global Research and Administrative Management System. In: Metadata and Semantic Research. Springer, pp. 245-255. ISBN 978-3-642-24730-9. (doi:10.1007/978-3-642-24731-6_26) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

In the UK, no single supplier produced IT System has been identified

which supports the management and administration of a University's research

program from pre-award through to post award. The requirements of UK higher

education research management and administration include program

management, costing and pricing, application development and submission,

contract and project administration, monitoring and reporting. UK universities

commonly use a mixture of spreadsheets and databases, working alongside

existing finance and administration systems to manage these activities.

This paper presents the scope and design of a modular Research

Management and Administration System for the UK higher education sector

which allows for the management and administration of research projects from

‘cradle to grave’. The system should embody best practice processes for

research management and administration, whilst maintaining the capability

[through open systems architecture] to interface with a University's existing

systems such as Finance, HR and Student systems.

Item Type: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 10.1007/978-3-642-24731-6_26
Uncontrolled keywords: ESB, Cloud, Higher Education, integrated system, Interface, Research management and administration system [RMAS], CERIF.
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Central Services > Research Services
Depositing User: Simon Kerridge
Date Deposited: 09 Apr 2013 12:13 UTC
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2019 10:35 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/29308 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Kerridge, Simon: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4094-3719
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