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James Cook University Selects Vidatum for Advanced Research Management Solution

James Cook Vidatum Partnership
James Cook Vidatum Partnership

Vidatum is proud to announce that it is partnering with James Cook University (JCU), a leading institution renowned for its research excellence. JCU is ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide and has an international reputation for the quality of its teaching and research, with particular strengths in environmental sciences, critical minerals, marine science, climate change, and tropical health and medicine. Together, Vidatum and JCU will collaborate to deliver an advanced Research Information Management System (RIMS), further cementing JCU’s position as a top research university. JCU is now Vidatum’s flagship customer in Australia and solidifies Vidatum’s reputation as a leading trusted partner in delivering research management solutions across the globe.

“By leveraging cutting-edge technology, JCU is well-positioned to optimise its research administration and deliver high quality outcomes. Our decision to collaborate with Vidatum was driven by their broad research management software offering and strong reputation. We look forward to working closely with them.”

Professor Jenny Seddon
Deputy Vice Chancellor, Research
James Cook University

We are thrilled to be selected as JCU’s research management software partner. Together, we aim to foster innovation, streamline processes, and drive impactful research outcomes, there by strengthening JCU’s standing as a leading university.”

Simon Cullen
Managing Director

Moreover, this collaboration represents a pivotal step for JCU in streamlining research administration and optimizing efficiency across its campuses in Australia and Singapore. JCU aims to revamp workflows and processes through the implementation of a new RIMS, enabling seamless reporting and collaboration across campuses. The system will encompass various functions, including Research Grants Management, Research Outputs Management, Research Ethics Management, Researcher Profiles, and in-system Research Reporting.

About James Cook University

James Cook University (JCU) is an internationally recognised, multi-campus university known for its excellence in research, education, and innovation. With campuses in Australia and Singapore, JCU offers a diverse range of academic programs across various disciplines,attracting students from around the globe. The campuses are complemented by regional and remote study centres and research stations, including field stations located near the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and in the rain forests of the Wet Tropics region. This unique environment attracts students from around the world.
JCU is renowned for its research strengths in disciplines including environmental science and management; coral reef science, ecology, and fisheries sciences; geology; evolutionary biology;renewable energy; oceanography; physical geography and environmental geoscience; medical microbiology, tropical health and medicine; vector-borne diseases; immunology; archaeology,Indigenous research and social sciences.
JCU is home to more than 20 research centres and institutes, including the Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine (AITHM) and The Cairns Institute. With a focus on interdisciplinary collaboration and a strong commitment to sustainability and the preservation of the environment, JCU plays a pivotal role in driving innovation and addressing global challenges.

About Vidatum

Designing Powerful Software Solutions since 2004, at Vidatum, we understand the complex world of research and grant management and we help streamline research admin processes. At the heart of our approach is a commitment to technical expertise and personalized client relationships.

We provide “Best Practice” software solutions for research management, including pre-award, post-award, grant applications, project costing, ethics management, academic timesheets, and research recruitment. Vidatum are headquartered in Ireland and serve customers in Ireland, UK, Europe and now in Australia and Singapore. We are members of, partnered with, or supported by euroCRIS, ARMA, Oracle, Microsoft and Enterprise Ireland.