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UQ Systems for Researchers

This guide describes and links to all systems that UQ researchers need to know about and interact with.


UQ has many internal systems for different purposes. This guide describes and links to the main systems to assist researchers in navigating them. 

An overview for researchers

Academic Portal

  • Manage your UQ public profile on the UQ Researchers website
  • Complete your Academic Portfolio of Achievement (Form A) for your annual review

UQ eSpace

  • Record all of your publications
  • Upload open access versions of your publications
  • Upload and describe research datasets and link them to your publications


  • Store and manage your project's research data with the UQ Research Data Manager (UQRDM) 
  • Share and collaborate within and outside UQ
  • Publish datasets from UQRDM to UQ eSpace

Author Statistics

  • Check bibliometrics and statistics for your publications

Impact Tracker

  • Plan, capture and report on the impact and engagement of your research


  • See a list of your grants


  • Spending your research funds (purchasing)
  • Apply for international travel


  • Access your email inbox through the web interface


UQ Travel

  • Organise your travel (approval, booking, budget, etc.)

Information Technology Services

  • Access IT support and services


  • Access Library support and services
  • Find the contact details of your Research Librarian


  • Apply for leave or check leave balance
  • Approve timesheets for your personnel such as Research Assistants
  • Update emergency contact details


  • Manage your research funds
  • View your grant balance at any time
  • Track which expenditure categories are allowed for each grant
  • Sort through financial information down to transaction level


  • Download the app that connects you to security and emergency services
  • It has a working alone feature