IRIMS User Guide

Based on the recommendations of the University management, a university-wide integrated research information and management system (IRIMS) named Pure has been developed for the use of all academic and most administrative departments. With 3 linked modules, IRIMS will handle grant applications, the reporting of research output and activities, and the promotion of HKBU research accomplishments and expertise, all by a single integrated system.

Grant Management Module

  • Streamline grant management workflow and maintain data accuracy

  • Improve efficiency and support grant reporting

Publication Backend

  • Maintain publication data accuracy and provide “single source of truth”

  • Reduce administrative workload – Data to be used across units, facilitating faculty evaluation process and research reporting including CDCF, RAE, UAA, PEP and KT reports

  • Facilitate data-driven approach to research strategies

  • Enable public and private CV generations for individual end users

  • Streamline the workflow of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs)

Research Portal (for public)

  • Build institutional reputation and enhance visibility

  • Showcase expertise and facilitate collaborations

  • Support open access

There are two main types of departmental users:


Academic / teaching / research staff

Non-teaching staff with Band F or above

Postgraduate students

Editors of


Administrative staff assigned to these roles