London/ Boston: March 18th 2016:​ Symplectic, a provider of world­-leading research information management software and services, today announces a major new addition to its flagship product, Elements. The new module will allow Symplectic’s clients to design, share and report on internal & external research assessments, streamlining what were traditionally time­-intensive, paper­-based activities.

Designed with the researcher in mind, the new module repurposes data the system has previously captured on their behalf, either from public, private or licenced data sources. This removes the need for the repetitive manual form-­filling common in other researcher assessment and faculty reporting systems.

Jonathan Breeze, CEO, Symplectic said:

“All of our institutional and funder clients are being asked to demonstrate the quality and impact of their research. Our new Assessment module has been designed so that those questions can be answered without increasing administrative burden on researchers. We’re confident our clients around the world will make great use of our latest functionality.”

Alongside the Assessment Module, the latest version of Elements also includes a completely redesigned user interface, offering an intuitive experience to researchers and faculty.

Key interface enhancements include:

  • Simplified system navigation
  • Greater visibility of the researcher profile
  • A new carousel with direct links to a prioritised list of tasks

More information, including a video demonstration, is available on Symplectic’s website:

About Symplectic

Symplectic is a leading developer of Research Information Management systems. Founded in 2003, Symplectic’s flagship product Elements is used by over 300,000 researchers, repository managers and librarians at over 80 of the world’s top institutions including the University of Oxford, University of Melbourne, and Duke University. Symplectic is part of the Digital Science group of companies (a division of the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group), launched in December 2010 to provide technology solutions for researchers.

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