General Information about RMS

The Research Management System (RMS) is a web-based system used by multiple agencies to manage their research grants program's processes for functions such as: submissions, assignment and assessment, rejoinders, announcement, offers and acceptance. RMS is also used for post-award activities such as variations, end of year reporting, and final reports.

Browser requirements

RMS is compatible with the latest versions of Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge. Compatibility with different browsers or older versions of Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge is not guaranteed.

Password security

To comply with the security requirements of all Australian government systems, and protect the information that is held in RMS, the ARC must enforce strict password controls in RMS.

Key documents and links


Updating your Admin/Lead Organisation in your RMS Person Profile

To view and update your Lead Organisation:

Person Details highlighted within RMS menu
  • Locate Lead Organisation
  • Select the drop-down box to locate your organisation
Please note: The Lead Organisation will be able to view you personal details.
  • Select Save at the top of the screen
Save and Close button in RMS. Save is highlighted.


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