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Westminster Research launch

By Ben Summers
3rd September 2018

Haplo are powering the University of Westminster’s new research repository, WestminsterResearch. The Haplo Repository, a major step forward in repository software, offers significant advantages for institutional repositories.

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Multi-tenant academic repository software

By Ben Summers
1st June 2018

Multi-tenant repositories seem to the topic of the day, we’re hearing them mentioned everywhere. Fortunately we’ve been running multi-tenant services for years, so we have lots of experience to share. If you’d like a demo, just let us know.

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Haplo at the Isle of Ruby conference

By Helen Root
25 April 2018

Last weekend I attended the new Isle of Ruby conference held at the University of Exeter. The conference was advertised as wanting to “spur on members of our community to consider how the work we do affects the world around us.” That it certainly did!

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PhD Manager exhibiting at Adelaide QPR conference

By Emma Baker
13 March 2018

PhD Manager is going to Australia!

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PhD Manager User Group Meeting, February 2018

By Tom Renner
2 March 2018

After delays due to the snowy weather in December, the PhD Manager User Group met on 9 February at the University of Northampton. The meeting was organised by our group co-ordinators David Watson from the University of Northampton and Tracey Bean-Williams from Open University.

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The impact of PhD Manager

By Tom Renner
1 March 2018

We asked institutions using PhD Manager what the impact has been since implementing the system.

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What your repository can’t do

By Tom Renner
26 February 2018

The Haplo Repository has been carefully designed to meet the demands on institutional repositories. By using established information management principles, we’ve mitigated the pain points which have limited what institutions have previously been able to do with their repository.

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5 reasons to avoid an ‘in-house’ solution

By Jennifer Summers
14 February 2018

We sometimes hear about universities who’ve decided to build a PGR system ‘in-house.’ Sometimes we hear from them before they start the project but more often a few years later when the system they built is no longer meeting their needs.

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How Haplo keeps your data safe

By Peter Tribble
17 October 2017

In my role as Haplo’s Systems Administrator, one of my responsibilities is to ensure that Haplo is more than providing the most flexible software platform, it’s also about providing a hosting platform that takes the best possible care of your data.

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PhD Manager at the Vitae Conference 2017

By Emma Baker
14 September 2017

As Haplo’s new Sales and Marketing Manager, I was keen to attend this year’s Vitae Researcher Development International Conference.

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Haplo Repository at the Repository Fringe

By Tom Renner
9 August 2017

Getting my flight from London City Airport on Wednesday, I was excited to arrive in Edinburgh. It was my first visit to the Scottish capital and the Repository Fringe came highly recommended. Plus, with the Edinburgh Fringe Festival already started, I was really looking forward to seeing the city.

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Haplo founder wins Creative Digital Entrepreneur award

By Jennifer Summers
2 June 2017

Haplo’s Technical Director, Ben Summers, has won the Creative Digital Entrepreneur award in the Mayor of Lewisham Business Awards.

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Working with early stage developers

By Ben Summers
30 January 2017

At Haplo, we’ve built a really strong team of developers by hiring people who are early on in their career, and helping them learn within an environment which is deliberately set up to support them.

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Haplo support for research ethics presented at international learning technologies conference

By Jennifer Summers
25 July 2016

Dr Laura Boubert and Dr Donna Taylor, from the University of Westminster, described the impact of Haplo’s support for research ethics at the International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, Barcelona.

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PhD Manager presented by University of Brighton at ARC meeting

By Jennifer Summers
8 May 2016

Miles Wiley, Doctoral College Manager at the University of Brighton presented his experiences using PhD Manager at a recent meeting of the Academic Registrar’s Council.

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Haplo goes Open Source

By Jennifer Summers
10 December 2015

Launching an open source research management platform for universities.

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A week at Haplo

By Jennifer Summers
1 November 2015

We’re looking for talented developers to join our team.

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Internet Librarian International presentation and InformationToday article

By Jennifer Summers
21 October 2014

We enjoyed presenting at the Internet Librarian International conference in London, October 2014 with Suzanne Enright, Director of Information Services at the University of Westminster.

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University of Westminster UKSG presentation

By Jennifer Summers
15 April 2014

For the past few months we’ve had the pleasure of working with the University of Westminster on the development of their ‘Virtual Research Environment.’ The project was presented at the UKSG conference in Harrogate, April 2014.

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