Researcher resources

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Dec 2021 - It has been decided that a large majority of research support staff will continue to mostly work from home.  Please contact all members of support and our research teams via email, where we will still be able to help you.

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All the information that used to reside on this section of the website has been transferred to the university SharePoint system. Go directly to the Research Hub, (network logon required) or find specific links below to help you in your research:

UHI Resources to support your work

  • Research Policies
  • Data management
  • Applying for research funding
  • Depositing work to Pure
  • Registering as a media expert
  • Where to find research funding and access to the funding database
  • Guidance on publishing, including payment of Article Processing Charges (APCs)
  • Infomation on and explanation of REF
  • Knowledge Exchange team, IP guidelines, Innovation funding, Interface, Global Challenge Funds etc.
  • Software and databases available to staff (Scopus, Nvivo, Archivum, WoS, Research Professional, Pure, GIS)
  • Links to Graduate School and Ethics information
  • Links to Research Cluster sites
  • Useful Documents

Library resources

All journal and collections information can be accessed in the:

Within the library section to explore are :

If you have any questions regarding eResources please contact Elizabeth McHugh, Electronic Resources Manager, T: 01463 279 864

Open Access Publishing 

UHI Libraries have created a very useful guide to Open Access (OA), Article Processing Charges (APCs) and explain the publiching deals, vouchers or discounts available to university researchers. The LibGuide has details of the SpringerNature, Sage, taylor and Francis, Wiley and more 'read-and-publish' deals the university has access to, read in full at:

Research hardware/software/archive/storage

If you need to know how to obtain particular software, upgraded hardware, dataset storage (short-term and archival) or have any specialist IT requirement related to your research work, please see the below SharePoint page (network logon required):

In the Staff Development section

  • University Mentoring Scheme
  • Researcher Sabbatical Scheme 
  • Staff Development fund
  • Researcher Development Concordat
  • Athena SWAN charter recognition
  • Conference Fund Support 

Externally available information for researchers