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1 An introduction to COS Pivot Research Funding Database

2 What is COS Pivot? A funding database that allows users to quickly discover the right funding opportunities and effectively collaborate with their colleagues. Designed for academic staff, researchers, and graduate students, it's intuitive and easily implemented. Provides access to the most comprehensive source of funding opportunities globally Identifies researcher expertise from within or outside of your organization Enhances communication, monitoring, and tracking amongst individual faculty, teams, or researchers and the Research Development office Allows the focus to be on winning the necessary awards and grants Enables you to add internal deadlines to critical funding opportunities and sends weekly updates on saved searches you organize in your own folders

3 How is it different from Research Professional? With a personalized experience through your own profile, Pivot pinpoints funding opportunities with searches that are: Accurate: Updated daily to add new information drawn from sources linked to profiles in publications from vetted sources and web content associated with a scholar's profile, and to drop out expired opportunities. Automated: Users can receive alerts whenever new matching opportunities are posted that match their saved searches. Focused: Search just one database for funding in any discipline and country, rather than multiple sources or scattershot across the internet.

4 Who can use it? Any member of staff employed by the University Plus associated staff who have access to a account Postgraduate Students

5 How can I access it? Register through a networked computer using your e-mail address Once registered, you can access the site through the internet anywhere Once you are logged in, don’t forget to claim your profile!

6 Training Comprehensive on-line training tools through live or recorded web based training events: webinars for researchers and faculty may be seen on the COS Pivot Webinar Page.COS Pivot Webinar Page. A School specific webinar can be set up if this would be useful, and enables you to interact with the trainer through the web interface

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