Research Tools

Researchers can take advantage of the many systems and tools on offer to make the most of your research, from building your research profile to managing your data and promoting your outputs.


Research technology support

Our Research Technology Support site provides a one stop shop for information and support materials for your research systems and tools. These systems can help you to build your researcher profile and impact, find and manage research grants, manage your research data including your big data sets, promote your research outputs, and make the most of your work at the University.

Research technology support

Research Services

Research Services, within the Division of Research and Innovation, provides advice and support for University researchers and their sponsors.

Research Services

Latest news



Working with large files in electronic research notebooks

If you use electronic research notebooks, you can now upload attachments up to 15GB directly into LabArchives.



eResearch SA closure

You may have heard by now that eResearch SA will be decommissioned by mid-2019. To facilitate the transition of UofA researchers’ data from eRSA to University-owned infrastructure, our eRSA Transition team members are contacting all researchers using eRSA services as I type this blog post.



Research Data Planner now live

We are pleased to announce the arrival of a new tool which makes it easy for researchers to complete their data management plans online. Research Data Planner includes information already entered in Research Master, automatically saves plans in HPECM, and facilitates collaborative creation with colleagues. Help and support are incorporated within Research Data Planner for your convenience.