What is the Gateway Program?
The Gateway program is an initiative to bring improved tools to researchers and research administrators, to enable them to conduct research effectively and with less administrative burden. The program is comprised of:
Who is paying for the Gateway Program?
This program is funded by the Provost and led by the Office of Research.
Will training be provided?
Yes, a variety of training options will be available (i.e. online and/or in class training).
Did Pure change its name?
Pure is an Elsevier product that Waterloo has purchased to serve our researchers. The name of our system is called myResearch.
Who will have access to myResearch?
It is anticipated that users will include Waterloo researchers, Chairs, Deans, Directors, faculty administrators, Library staff, Institutional Analysis and Planning staff, and Office of Research staff. Users will have security access granted, based on their role in the research activity.
How does myResearch benefit researchers?
myResearch compiles a complete view of research outputs from a variety of sources, saves time and increases data accuracy through validated imports from many online sources, showcases researcher accomplishments and encourages collaboration by promoting research activities and expertise, and integrates with both internal and external systems such as OFIS, UW Scholar, and a variety of publication sources.
I still have questions. Who can help?
If you have additional questions, please email email@example.com. The project team will be happy to help.
Why do I need to report my IP?
Reporting your IP improves the reporting of IP holdings/commercialization activity which ultimately impacts Waterloo’s rankings and reputation.
Do I still need to fill out the form if I’ve done it before?
Yes, you will need to fill out the form each year, even if you have no new IP to report. This ensures that records are kept up to date and rankings are accurate.
Is there a due date for the form?
The form should be completed by January, 2018.
How will this information be used?
All data submitted will be linked to your profile, but used only in aggregate for reporting purposes.