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Research Activity Hub (RAH)

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The Research Activity Hub (RAH) system went live on January 20, 2020. Visit the RAH page in Blink for current information and support.


The Research Activity Hub (RAH) is the central repository for UC San Diego enterprise system data aimed at facilitating research data reporting and analysis, incorporating data from COEUS/Kuali and PPS data sources.  

The Research Activity Hub supports analytics around sponsored projects, faculty publications, research compliance and research portfolios. Cognos and Tableau data visualization tools are available. Blending the research data from RAH with other Activity Hubs is also supported in Cognos and Tableau.

Email the Analytics Community of Practice Manager, Sarah Parnell, at, with questions.

Project Sponsor

Vince Kellen 
Chief Information Officer
Information Technology Services



Project Governance

Project Governance provides leadership support to the project team. Governance members make certain the project is operating within stated constraints (budget, schedule, scope, etc.) and monitors risks and associated mitigation efforts.  

The Research Activity Hub will utilize the following ESR project’s governance. 



Escalation Role
Brett Pollak Director, Workplace Technology Services, IT Services 
Governance Members Role
Linda Collins AVC, Contracts and Grants
Erika Wilson Senior Director, School of Medicine 
Marissa Yessis Associate Director, Post Award Financial Services
Bill Decker Director, Innovation and Commercialization
Anne Footer Chief Admin Officer, SIO 
Eric Mah Assistant Dean, School of Medicine
Angela McMahill Executive Director, Research Compliance and Integrity
Maryam Attari  Management Services Officer, Nano-engineering
Ross Dammann Assistant Director Sys/Strt/Analytics
Reid Hollyfield Associate Chief Financial Officer, Health Sciences