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 The Symplectic system will be unavailable from 5pm on 5 June


The Symplectic system will be unavailable from 5pm on 5 June to enable the PBRF portfolios to be uploaded into the The PBRF system. This will mean that changes to portfolios will not be possible. However, if an urgent change is required please send details to the PBRF Help Desk (


The system will remain unavailable through until the 30 July to allow essential upgrades to bring the system into line with the latest software release.


Should you need information from Symplectic you can email the Symplectic Help Desk ( requesting the information required (e.g. a list of publications for overseas leave, MURF or SREF applications).












Linking Projects to Publications

It is now possible to link Research Projects (from the RIMS system) to publications in Symplectic.

To see how go to the Symplectic help page and read the document Symplectic - Linking Projects to Publications
under the Symplectic - Basic User Guides section.

Scheduled Harvesting turned off

Due to some issues with newly harvested records affecting the PBRF submission process. All scheduled harvesting of reserch outputs will be turned off until July14th.  




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