Adding activities to ACRIS

You can register many different kinds of activities in ACRIS and it is a way to display other aspects of your research involvement. Researchers are responsible for submitting their activity data. It is recommended to update the activity data regularly. Activity data is by default public, but may be set to restricted visibility by the submitter. Activity data is not validated.

Quick guide:

  1. Choose green Add Content button from top right when you are logged in to
  2. Select the appropriate template for your activity, e.g, publication peer-review and editorial work types, see examples in Activity types in ACRIS
  3. Change of template can be done from Change template option located top right. 
  4. Mandatory fields are marked with a red *.
  5. In case of conference activities, event (=conference) relation is required. Select Event / Add event, and either link to a conference or create a new event using the Create new function.
  6. Link the activity to your ACRIS profile from the Persons function.
  7. Use your department as the Managing organizational unit.
  8. In the Keywords section, International activity and Country are mandatory in Visiting an external organisation and Hosting a visitor activity types.
  9. In the Keywords section, you can tag open science keywords / research ethics and research integrity keywords to your activity to describe what kind of open science or research ethics related activities are involved.
  10. Aalto infrastructure relations to activities as well as research outputs and datasets are important. You can create links to other content types in the Relations section. More information: Research infrastructures in ACRIS.

Adding Short group visit activity to ACRIS

See the PDF: Adding Short group visit activity to ACRIS

Changes in Activity Categories in 2022

Activity categories were updated in 2022. Subcategories that researchers had requested were added, and activities were updated based on TENK’s CV model. Some subcategories were outdated and they were removed.

The concrete changes are described in the file attached.

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This page compiles all ACRIS instructions. ACRIS, Aalto Current Research Information System, is the research information management system of Aalto University. Information is displayed in the public portal

ACRIS Instructions

Aalto Current Research Information System (ACRIS) is Aalto University’s research information management system. The system contains up-to-date information about the research and artistic activities of the university. These activities are shown through the public portal

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