Archive for the ‘IRIOS’ Category

IRIOS-2 Service Launches

November 13, 2012 Leave a comment

The final IRIOS-2 service is now live at A comprehensive user guide can be downloaded via a link on the login screen.

The system currently includes grants from NERC and EPSRC, where the universities of Sunderland, Glasgow, St Andrews (IRIOS-2 partners), Durham, Newcastle, Northumbria and Teesside (members of Universities for the North East) are either the grant holder or grant partner.

A guest account is available which gives read-only access to all grants:

Username = GUEST

Password = guest

With this account, you are able to filter/browse grants and export to CERIF.

If you are a member of staff at any of the above institutes, individual accounts can be created which will give you access to more system functionality (e.g. import outputs, record Open Access information and link outputs to grants). Please email such requests to

Please also direct comments/questions/feedback to the above email address.



Categories: CERIF, Deliverable, IRIOS

Workshop spaces available- book today!

October 12, 2012 Leave a comment

There are still places available for the IRIOS-2 Final Workshop to be held on Thursday 18th October in Newcastle.

This is a great opportunity to learn more about the JISC funded IRIOS-2 project,view a demonstration of the system in action and network with colleagues who have been using CERIF.

 To find out more about this free event please visit the blog post –

To request a place please email


Research Information Management – Sharing Ideas

June 8, 2012 Leave a comment

Yesterday William Nixon gave an over view of research information management at the University of Glasgow to the Digital Curation Centre roadshow in Belfast. This included an overview of IRIOS2 as well as other projects. The slides can be seen at:


Categories: C4D, Glasgow, IRIOS Tags:

EuroCRIS 2012 conference

April 4, 2012 1 comment

As part of the EuroCRIS 2012 conference in Prague, taking place in June, the IRIOS-2 project has had a poster accepted and submitted.

below is the poster that will be at the conference.


IRIOS-2 project meeting at the University of Glasgow

March 11, 2012 Leave a comment

The IRIOS-2 project held its first quarterly project meeting (after the kick-off) at the University of Glasgow on 29th February 2012.  The meeting was a joint consortium meeting with the C4D project.  We posed on the steps outside at lunchtime for a group photo.

Photo of the C4D project meeting at University of Glasgow

L to R: Kevin Ginty, Ryan Henderson, Anna Clements, Katie Nurowski, Scott Brander, Valerie McCutcheon, Martin Finlayson, David McElroy

Impact and Research Methodology

March 6, 2012 Leave a comment

A post regarding impact and research methodology that may be of interest – see our Engage project blog:

In particular I am interested to hear from IRIOS2 colleagues if research methodology ‘classification’ might be available with data supplied by RCUK, and from the research organisations as to whether this would be of use to them.  Not necessarily for the current project – just in general.


IRIOS-2 at the RIM3 Programme Meeting, Edinburgh

January 16, 2012 Leave a comment

The two projects IRIOS-2 and CiA provided progress updates at the JISC hosted RIM3 Programme meeting.  See below for a link to the IRIOS-2 presentation given by Simon Kerridge and Kevin Ginty. There were also presentations from RMAS, OSSWatch and JISC InfoKit.

Overall, the event was excellent and the projects have agreed a number of joint initiatives, including working with RMAS and potentially CASRAI.

Keep following the blog for updates on the projects progress.

Presentation: IRIOS-2 Overview