Symplectic Elements Product Update: Release v6.4

Symplectic Elements Product Update: Release v6.4In our July release, we are excited to announce that we have significantly expanded the scope of the Discovery Module,  introducing our new dedicated search for equipment, facilities & services. This new version of Elements also brings updates to the Reporting Hub and improvements in Repository Tools, as well as the continuing growth of the Research Funding Solution.

Our new Discovery Equipment search will help organisations promote their research equipment, facilities & services to maximise the use of these valuable resources. It will also help foster meaningful connections and collaborations with industry partners and other research organisations. Whilst it’s called the ‘Equipment’ search, this new functionality can showcase a wide range of instruments, facilities, databases, collections, and services within a dedicated search experience.

In the Reporting Hub, we’ve added new report parameters, to give you more granular control over the data returned, allowing you to further fine-tune your report configurations. We have also migrated nine data extracts into the Reporting Hub to make it even easier for you to get the insight you need as quickly and simply as possible.

We have continued the development and refinement of our new Research Funding Solution in this release, with extensions to the suite of pre-award functionality and new award management functionality. We were thrilled to have Liam Cleere of University College Dublin – one of our early RFS adopters – present at a recent client showcase, and if you’d like to hear more about the project at UCD you can catch up on the recording here.

We were happy to see so many of you (albeit virtually!) at our recent APAC and EMEA user meetings. We are looking forward to announcing dates for our North America user meeting soon.

Elements elegantly connected our multi-university system providing a
single source of truth throughout OIEx.

Tim Cain, The Ohio Innovation Exchange (OIEx)

The University measures the individual research activity of academic staff. This Measure of Research Activity (MoRA) requires the collection of publication data from faculty. Symplectic Elements supports this beautifully.

Floris van der Leest, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia

[Elements] will help to bring transparency to the richness of thought showcased within non-traditional publications, providing a more holistic representation of faculties’ scholarly work.

Caleb Smith, University of Michigan

Feedback to date has been extremely positive from all levels across the University, with individual academics and colleagues actively promoting the ease of use of the system.

Rachel Baird, Research Policy Analyst, University of Liverpool