RCUK is very grateful for the assistance provided across all research organisations in support of this important information collection process.
The last data Submission Period ran from 6 February 2017 to 16 March 2017. Compliance rates vary in any one year depending on (i) the type of researcher (i.e. whether Principal Investigator of a RCUK grant, or a researcher whose current/recent PhD studies were supported by an RCUK training grant, and (ii) whether the researcher is (code 1) or is not (code 4) still employed by /studying at the Research Organisation to which RCUK awarded the research / training grant. The compliance rates for each category are given in the table and chart below.
|Researcher Type and Response Code||Expected to submit||actually submitted||Compliance||Expected to submit||actually submitted||Compliance|
|PI, Code 1||26493||26045||98%||25625||25266||99%|
|PI, Code 4||3920||2734||70%||3970||3061||77%|
|Student, Code 1||22504||18059||80%||9146||8067||88%|
|Student, Code 4||1048||360||34%||13792||6254||45%|
In addition, PIs made submissions against 241 Response Code 2 awards, 65 Response Code 3 awards, and 5331 Response Code 5 awards and students made submissions against 85 Response Code 2 awards, 40 Response Code 3 awards, and 5 Response Code 5 awards For more information on the meaning and uses of Response Codes please go to http://www.rcuk.ac.uk/research/researchoutcomes/responsecodes/
*all data correct as at 8 May 2017
There were 449,090 new outcome attributions added and submitted as part of the 2017 Submission Period, of which 55% were Publications. Overall the total number of outcomes added to Researchfish now stands at over 1,471,090
Although the RCUK submission period lasts approximately 6 weeks all researchers funded by RCUK are reminded they can add and edit outcome records in researchfish® throughout the year.