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Hamish Macandrew

Hamish Macandrew

With: University of Edinburgh

Role: Head of Research Support Office

Hamish Macandrew has been in research management for the past 18 years and has been head of the research support office at the University of Edinburgh for the past 10. Hamish is a director of the Association of Research Managers and Administrators where he is currently acting treasurer.

Chasing an idealistic dream

In April 2016, Edinburgh University rolled out its new research management system, Worktribe, having jointly developed and implemented it with Heriot Watt University. Hamish Macandrew, who leads the research support office at Edinburgh, describes the efforts to create an integrated system that enables paper free working