Here you’ll find links to all documents – including brochures, information sheets, technical documents, reference documents and early material – that we have produced about NZRIS. We’ve put them together on one page to help make them easier to find.
We have 2 brochures:
Our information sheets contain more information and detail than our brochures. They are similar in format to our brochures, but generally contain more content and in-depth information than our brochures.
We currently have 3 information sheets:
This is aimed at researchers and research organisations. It explains the type of data that will be submitted to NZRIS in Phase 1, and outlines how NZRIS will work.
PDF, 450KB, 2 pages
TopicsScience and technology
A short brochure explaining what data the New Zealand Research Information System will hold. It is designed to be a simple, non-technical guide to the NZRIS data specifications.
PDF, 310KB, 9 pages
We have a range of infographics that help to explain different elements of NZRIS in a visual way. These include:
An A3 one page diagram showing the data that will be in NZRIS at entity level. This is designed to be a simple bguide to the NZRIS data specifications, and can be read in conjunction with the Data in NZRIS information sheet
PDF, 245KB, 1 page
Data specifications and supporting material
The NZRIS data specifications set out what NZRIS requires from data providers and is for organisations that will be providing data to NZRIS.
To help in understanding and using the data specification, we have also published the following documents.
A helpful tool for understanding at a high level what the data specification covers and how to use it.
PDF, 118KB, 2 pages
Public sector financial resource code sets(external link): This spreadsheet contains information from Treasury on appropriations to help you fill out the Public Sector Financial Resource section for your data
Early documents and reference material
Here you’ll find documents relating to the early development of NZRIS including the Research, Science and Innovation Domain Plan, and that have been produced with sector input and guidance, such as the conceptual model for NZRIS.
This document provides a high-level overview of the purpose, benefits and design of the New Zealand Research Information System (NZRIS). NZRIS is an information hub where people can easily find information about research, science and innovation (RS&a...
PDF, 762KB, 39 pages
This document sets out a draft conceptual model for research, science and innovation (RS&I) data in New Zealand.
PDF, 1.2MB, 84 pages
A consultation document on the draft Conceptual Model was released on 3 March 2017 and submissions closed on 14 April 2017. This summary document reflects the feedback MBIE took from the submissions. The document lists who submitted and sets out the...
PDF, 833KB, 56 pages
The purpose of this document is to provide a high level view of key aspects of the design of the New Zealand Research Information System (NZRIS).
PDF, 1.1MB, 46 pages
The RS&I Data Conceptual Model begins the process of building a national data system by signalling what data will be needed and working to develop a common set of data specifications to be collated and linked.
PDF, 212KB, 19 pages
Initial MBIE response to "Research, Science and Innovation Data Conceptual Model: Report on the Maor...Published: 14 Aug 2017
MBIE welcomes the report from Tiaho Limited and appreciates the time and energy that those who participated have contributed.
PDF, 73KB, 2 pages