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Gateway to Research – new enhancements!

Contact Us: If you have any comments or suggestions for improvement you can email the team on gateway@rcuk.ac.uk or leave a message on the blog http://blogs.rcuk.ac.uk/category/gtr/. The latest updates made to Gateway to Research, including improved search functionality and API improvements, are as follows: ENHANCED SEARCH FUNCTIONALITY When searching by Grant Reference only (using Advanced […]

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Latest changes and improvements to enhance the Gateway to Research

Contact Us: If you have any comments or suggestions for improvement you can email the team on gateway@rcuk.ac.uk or leave a message on the blog http://blogs.rcuk.ac.uk/category/gtr/. Following the highly successful official launch of Gateway to Research (GtR) at the House of Commons on December 4th 2013 we are pleased to announce the latest changes and improvements to enhance the […]

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Gateway to Research data refresh – November 2013

By Aja Marriott, GtR Communications Officer.  It’s been a while since we have blogged as we have been extremely busy making improvements to GtR in time for the official launch which we can now announce will take place at the House of Commons on the 4th December. The Minister for Universities and Science the Rt […]

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Gateway to Research at the Science & Innovation Conference 2013

By Aja Marriott, GtR Communications Officer As we move towards releasing the final live Gateway to Research at the end of this year, we’re pleased to welcome a number of new project board members. Professor Dave Delpy is now the Senior Responsible Owner for the project; David Docherty from the National Centre for Universities & […]

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Gateway to Research Hack Day event outputs

Over thirty technically minded people gathered together on the 14th &15th March 2013 at The Lakeside Centre at Aston University for the Hack Day hosted jointly by the Gateway to Research (GtR) project & United Kingdom Office for Library and Information Networking (UKOLN). The event was helped along by the Developer Community Supporting Innovation (DevCSI) […]

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Gateway to Research API documentation

The linked document contains a technical summary of the APIs available in the GTR Beta release of March 2013. More APIs will be added and the functioning of existing APIs will change over time – readers are asked to check the GtR web portal to ensure they are working from the most current version. At […]

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GtR Data and System Release March 2013

GtR Release Note 04/03/2013 Paul Chitson, Gateway to Research Technical Coordinator First of all apologies that this release note is late as two system and one data change have been completed since the initial beta launch. User Interface Changes – Addition: Google cookie. We have begun to use the Google analytics to track usage of […]

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Gateway to Research – activities for early 2013

This blog post is intended to set the scene for the Gateway to Research project’s focus over the next few months. It covers: • Next system and data release • Persistent IDs • API access and development; • JISC Project – Gateway for HEIs. Next system and data release The December go-live of GtR was […]

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Introducing the beta Gateway to Research

Today (12 December 2012), Research Councils UK (RCUK) release the first phase of the Gateway to Research (GtR) portal and dataset –  a beta release. http://gtr.rcuk.ac.uk In January, we agreed with the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) to to deliver a “proof of concept” by the end of the year. We hope we […]

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GTR – Dealing with the Data Challenges

At the outset of the GTR project, one of the major challenges we identified was establishing the scope of the data and the semantics of terms associated with it. A little background to the challenge In 2011, the seven Research Councils finished consolidating 5 grants transaction processing systems into a single shared solution. This has […]

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