What is IRIS?

IRIS (Institutional Research Information System) enables researchers to easily maintain an up-to-date CV, showcase their research expertise and comply with UCC reporting requirements.  

Benefits of the system

• IRIS will save both time and effort by enabling you to maintain your research profile in an easy-to-use, web-based application. 
• Feeds for staff profiles on School/Department websites.
• Once published, your profile will allow your colleagues and others to more easily cite your publications in referencing 
• Seamless integration with the Cork Open Research Archive (CORA) — UCC’s institutional repository.
• IRIS also allows accurate measurement and analysis of research output activity to support effective strategic planning
• Automatic updates from University systems including HR, Student Registration, Financial
• Multiple options for downloading information for your own use.

Training information for IRIS can be found here in our training manual, FAQs or how-to-videos.

If you need help with your account, please contact Julie O'Donoghue.

Please note - if you receive a "bad request" message when you click on the login link below, this is caused by stored expired credentials and you need to clear your browser cache and cookies:

  • This can be done by clicking on the three vertical dots on the top right corner of the Google homepage > History > Clear browsing data > Clear cookies and other site data or

  • Accessing IRIS from an incognito window on Google Chrome.

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