The following RMS updates have been successfully released:

Research Office Dashboard and Notifications updated to include Pre-award activities

The Research Office Dashboard and Notifications functionality has now been extended to include Pre-award activities for applications, Request Not to Assess and Rejoinders.

Instructions for this new functionality can be found on the ARC RMS Information page.

2020 Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), Fields of Research (FoR) and Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) codes

The revised 2020 ANZSRC, FoR and SEO codes are now available in RMS.

Information about the updates can be found on the ARC Classification Codes—FoR, RFCD, SEO and ANZSIC Codes page.

Following this update in RMS, users will now be able to convert their existing 2008 FoR codes to the new 2020 FoR codes, as well as allowing them to enter in new 2020 FoR codes against their RMS profile. Please note that although the ARC is continuing to utilise the 2008 FoR codes for the current applications and assessments, RMS users are encouraged to review their profile to ensure all information entered is up to date.