Web-based visualisation tool enables academic institutions to explore, analyse and understand international research funding
Digital Science [http://www.digital-science.com ], a technology company serving the needs of scientific research and Symplectic, a leading developer of research information management systems, today announced the launch of Symplectic Dimensions [http://www.symplectic.co.uk/dimensions ] at THE World Academic Summit [http://www.theworldacademicsummit.com ] in Singapore. Dimensions is a new web-based visualisation tool that enables academic research institutions to explore, analyse and understand the research funding landscape.
Symplectic is a portfolio business of Digital Science. Dimensions has been developed as a joint collaboration between the two companies to make the landscape of research funding accessible and transparent.
Academics and universities need to collaborate internationally to attract funding and the ability to understand an institution's strengths and discover potential collaborators has become of paramount strategic importance. Dimensions [http://www.symplectic.co.uk/product-tour/dimensions.html ] tackles this need directly by providing innovative, easy-to-understand visualisations of current funding trends and collaborations in an easily-digestible format. This allows universities to make data-driven decisions to uncover institutional strengths, contextualise particular grants, determine strategic direction, gain information for succession planning or even identify rising stars within an academic institution's research staff.
Dimensions [http://www.symplectic.co.uk/product-tour/dimensions.html ] incorporates data from the major government funders in the
To find out more visit: http://www.symplectic.co.uk/dimensions.
1) Funding data is currently available from the ARC [http://www.arc.gov.au ]
and NHMRC [http://www.nhmrc.gov.au ] in
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