About IT Services: Research Teams

Research is split into two teams and is led by John Edwards:

Research Support

Research Support team assists the academic research and innovation development at UC.

Functional areas supported

  • Research fund management
  • PBRF
  • Research reviews
  • Research reporting
  • UC research profile
  • Academic HR

Applications supported

  • Academ
  • Orcid hub
  • Profiler applications
    • Academic promotions
    • Sabbatical
    • General Staff Remuneration Review (GSRR)
  • Research Management System (RMS)
  • Symplectic elements
  • UC research profile


The eResearch team assists researchers with their IT needs.  

Functional areas supported

  • Consultancy
  • Training
  • Software and platform deployment
  • Data management

Infrastructure supported

  • Research Compute Cluster (RCC), VMware private cloud for researchers 
  • Vrealize automation

Delivery Lead

John Edwards

Research Support Delivery Lead
Wheki 205
Internal Phone: 93459