Research IT provides comprehensive and robust IT support services for the Office of the Vice President for Research (VPR), Office of Research Support and Compliance (RSC), Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP), Office of Industry Engagement (OIE), Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC), the Animal Resource Center (ARC) and the Center for Biomedical Research Support (CBRS). These support services are comprised of user support as well as hardware and software support. Hardware support encompasses everything from personal hand-held devices and desktops to the servers running institutional wide software applications. The software support encompasses everything from desktop applications and web site support to custom enterprise web applications.
Research IT, through the UT Research Management Suite Project, is also leading the modernization of UT Austin's electronic research administration (eRA) and support systems in a multi-year, multi-phased project that will provide powerful tools to help reduce the administrative and regulatory burden on investigators.