Please find below a helpful, A-Z alphabetical list of research terms and acronyms that are used frequently at Edinburgh Napier University.
Agresso is the finance system that Edinburgh Napier uses.
BDRM is an acronym for Business Development Manager. Each School at Edinbugrh Napier has a BDRM assigned to it.
COP is an ancronym for Code of Practice. In terms of research at Edinburgh Napier it denotes our Code of Practice on Research Integrity.
DMP is an acronym for Data Management Plan. A DMP demonstrates how you will manage your data during the lifetime of a research project. Edinburgh Napier's Research Data Policy requires researchers to submit a DMP as part of the proposal for all research projects.
EPO is an acronym for External Project Officer.
Ethics is a branch of philosophy that involves systematising, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong behavior. At Edinburgh Napier, this dimension of research integrity is supported by The Edinburgh Napier University Code of Practice on Research Integrity.
GDPR is an acronym for General Data Protection Regulation - a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy in the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA).
HOR is an acronym for Head of Research. Each School at Edinburgh Napier has a Head of Research who heads research in that school.
IP is an acronym for Intellectual Property. At Edinburgh Napier IP development is supported by the Business Engagement team.
IS is an acronym for Edinburgh Napier's Information Services department who are responsible for Information Technology and Library Services.
NDA is an acronym for Non-disclosure Agreement.
PI is an acronym for Principal Investigator.
Research Professional (RP) is an online database of research funding opportunities.
RFM is an acronym for Research Funding Manager. Each School at Edinburgh Napier has an RFM assigned to it to help with funding bids.
RIE is an acronym for Edinburgh Napier's Research, Innovation and Enterprise Office.
RMS is an acronym for Research Management System. Edinburgh Napier's RMS is Worktribe.
SCSS is an acronym for School Commitment Spend System.
ULT is an acronym for Edinburgh Napier's University Leadership Team.
VPN is an acronym for Virtual Private Network.
Worktribe is Edinburgh Napier's Research Management System.