Research Services

About Vertigo Ventures Impact Tracker at Kent

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VV- Impact Tracker Software is the university purachsed system for storing, recording and capturing research impact and related activities for both funded and non funded projects. All staff members at Kent are welcome to register to use the system. The University has taken the decision that all potential impact case studies must be recorded using this software for both the REF Pilot Exercise 2017 and the real REF.

Sign up

  • Complete sign up details
  • Provide your full @kent.ac.uk email address
  • Select 'University of Kent' for institution
  • Select any initial Password. Do NOT use your Kent IT account password.

Helpful tips

Want a faster login? - Set up your Kent single sign on.

How to set up - Once logged in to VV-Impact Tracker. Go to your profile tab and select the 'SAML2 Connect +' tab.

The next time you log in you will be able to select the below button and input your usual Kent username and password.

How to set up Outlook Plugin at Kent:

Task One:
Open your Outlook.
Go to ‘File’
Click to ‘Manage add ins’
Click the + icon ( top left hand corner)
Select ‘Copy from URL’ form the drop down menu
Copy and paste URL provided below:
 
https://outlook.vvimpacttracker.com/assets/manifest/vvit-outlook-addin-manifest-v1.1.xml
 
Click Install
Restart Outlook
 
Task Two – Saving email to V-V impact tracker evidence vault
Open email youwish to save
Click on ‘Save to VVImpact Tracker’ Icon – top right hand corner
First time – sign into your impact tracker ( using original password)
Select project (if you to save evidence to project)
Select level permissions – who can access, view the evidence
Click Save

 

 

Research Services. Registry, University of Kent, Canterbury. CT2 7NZ

Telephone +44 1227 827054. Contact us.

Last Updated: 20/09/2017