Monitoring, Outcomes and researchfish®

Submitting the details of outputs, outcomes, and impacts

All AHRC grant holders are required to record the details of any outcomes generated in the researchfish® outcomes collection system. For research grants and fellowships this can be done from within a few months after the grant has started and for a number of years after it has finished. For students this can be done from the second year of the studentship and for a number of years after it has finished.

Please visit the UK Research and Innovation website for more information about researchfish®

Once a year (and for up to five years after a grant or fellowship end date or three years for a studentship) grant holders are required to confirm that their outcome information in researchfish® is accurate and up-to-date. This must be done during an annual submission period. The next submission period will open 4 February 2019 and close 14 March 2019, 16.00.

Sanctions will be applied to AHRC grant holders (but not students) who do not make a submission each year during the submission period, even if this is a nil-submission (e.g. because it is too early for any outcomes to have emerged from the research yet).

Please visit the UK Research and Innovation website for more information about researchfish®

An interactive visualisation of the outcomes information collected through researchfish® is available on our Search our grants and awards page.

Final expenditure statement

As part of the terms and conditions of an AHRC award, your Research Organisation will be required to submit a final expenditure statement no later than three months after the end of the award period; failure to do so will result in a financial sanction being applied to the RO. Requests for expenditure statements will be sent by email to the Research Organisation and they should complete and submit the statement using Je-S.