The majority of research support staff are continuing to mostly work from home. Please contact all members of support and our research teams via email in the first instance, where we will still be able to help you.
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
All journal and collections information can be accessed in the:
Within the library section to explore are :
- Latest eResources Additions’ - contains all the information about the latest resources purchased
- MultiSearch - Many of the journals and collections can also be searched down to article / item level
- eJournal Gateway (now called Online Journals) - Many of the individual journals can be found here
- A-Z Online Resources pages - The collections are also linked from this comprehensive A-Z listing
- Referencing, plagiarism and software - guide and software links
- Highland Health Sciences Library - guide to access, based physically on the Raigmore estate, Inverness.
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:
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
- Vitae for researcher development and support / Vitae researcher booklets and guides
- All 6642 case studies submitted to REF2014 are now available to search, read and download from a tool provided by HEFCE.
- BiodivERsa Stakeholder engagement handbook and associated resources
The objective of the Handbook is to provide a framework and selection of tools so that each research consortium can determine which types of stakeholder engagement are the most profitable for their research project. .
- Elsevier Early Career Resources minisite - Careers and funding: Writing and publishing: Networking: Guides: Recommended reading: Workshops
- Elsevier Publishing Campus, a free and open online training platform covering topics such as the fundamentals of getting published, peer review and ethics, effective grant writing, techniques and tools for promoting their work. This is provided through online lectures, interactive training courses, webinars, professional advice from experts, useful resources such as guides, crib sheets, articles and blogs.