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Research Activity Hub

Learn about the Research Activity Hub (RAH), a next generation analytical platform that helps drive data driven decision making as it relates to sponsored research administration.

About the Research Activity Hub

Supporting blended research reporting and analysis, the Research Activity Hub (RAH) is a central repository for UC San Diego enterprise system data as it relates to UC San Diego sponsored research activity across relevant systems.

The Research Activity Hub supports analysis of sponsored projects, faculty publications, research compliance and research portfolios.

Communities of Practice meet monthly to educate and guide users of the tools from across campus through proper data analysis.

Blending the research data from RAH with other Activity Hubs is supported in Cognos and Tableau.

Using the Research Activity Hub

To use the Cognos and Tableau analytics tools, you will first need to gain access.

Find information below about requesting access to Research Activity Hub. More information about Research data can be found through the Research Analytics Community of Practice. AD login required.

Request Access

Report Consumers

UC San Diego Office of Contract and Grant Administration (OCGA) has created sponsored research reports designed for research administration use.

Access to the data must be requested before reports can be run. Request access through this Research Support form, selecting Sponsored Research & Analytics as the service.

When you have data access, visit to see a list of available reports.

Report Developers

Those wanting to create reports on RAH data will request access using this form.

Learn more about data access.

Training and Support

Data Training and Support

Join the Research Analytics Community of Practice for research administration data training and access to additional support documents. Monthly meetings connect you with other UC San Diego developers who demonstrate real-life solutions using RAH data.

After you have been approved to be an RAH developer, you are welcome to join the Research Analytics Community of Practice. Find information about Research Community of Practice meetings and group mailing list.

Analytics Tools Training and Support

Activity Hubs data is available through Cognos and Tableau analysis and reporting tools.

Available Data

Data available through the RAH includes benefits, compensation, positions, payroll, labor ledger and position funding and more.

Helpful Links

Contact the IT Services Business Intelligence and Analytics Team with questions.