ResearchMaster selected to partner with Curtin University to deliver Research Management Solution

Following a comprehensive tender process and technology scoping workshop, Curtin University (Curtin) has announced ResearchMaster as their chosen supplier to deliver its Research Management Solution (RMS).

Seeking critical enabling technology to deliver on their vision to grow demand-driven and researcher-driven projects, Curtin will partner with ResearchMaster to implement an end-to-end RMS streamlining the research management lifecycle.

Nicole O’Connor, Director of Research Services & Systems at Curtin University said ResearchMaster’s proven track record in supporting Australian institutions, together with its significant investment in RME, will provide real benefits for the University.

“Given the many external factors currently impacting the tertiary sector, investing in technology to automate core processes, enhance transparency and streamline operations is key to supporting improved efficiency and business outcomes for Curtin,” Ms O’Connor said .

Group Chief Executive Officer, Declan Ryan said Curtin are replacing bespoke grants management technology with a robust Research Management System.

“We are pleased to partner with Curtin to deliver an end-to-end research management solution. Through robust integration, we’ll offer a single point of reference for all aspects of research and revolutionise the user experience by providing researchers the ability to self-manage their projects.” Mr Ryan said.

ResearchMaster’s leading enterprise solution ResearchMaster Enterprise (RME) is the most comprehensive RMS in the Australasian market. It is a highly automated, fully integrated, system which has been designed, developed and is supported in Australia.

The project will be delivered in a phased approach with the first phase due to commence in 2020. Curtin has chosen a SaaS delivery model with the solution hosted in Database Consultants Australia’s and ResearchMaster’s Australian Data Centre.

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About Curtin University

Curtin University is a world-class, global university known for its high-impact research and strong industry partnerships.

Curtin is ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide, with the University placed 9th in Australia according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2019.

The University has built a reputation around innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit, being at the forefront of many high-profile research projects in astronomy, biosciences, economics, mining and information technology.

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