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Research Administration Systems (X5, MARS, IRAMS)

See related services (below) for details of:

  •     Internal Research Award Management System (IRAMS): A web-based service for academics, Divisional staff, and Research Services to support the management of internal University research funding schemes, and associated applications;
  •     Research Awards Dashboard (MARS): An application for Departments to support research award management, MARS combines information drawn from R12, X5 and CoreHR in a new in-house built web application, with an easy-to-use visual user interface;
  •     Research costing & pricing (X5): X5 is the costing, pricing and approval tool used by departments, Research Services, and Research Accounts to support the costing of externally funded research at the University of Oxford.

What's this?
The stage in the service lifecycle at which the service currently resides. Lifecycle = planned, new, live, notice, closed
Lifecycle status
What's this?
The level of user activity at this point in the academic year.
Business activity level
What's this?
The regular period during which routine maintenance could take place.
Maintenance window
Thurs 07:00 - 09:00
What's this?
Would making a change to the service today present too high a risk to the University?
Restricted change period

Getting help

Support contact
Business Systems Support Centre
01865 (2)80089
Support hours08:30 - 17:00, Mon - Fri*
Out-of-hours supportBy agreement only
Portfolio CommitteeResearch Portfolio
Service SponsorMurkin, Patricia
Service owner
Ireland, John
Service manager
Bateman, Sam

* except bank holidays and University closure days

How do I...?

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