Converis is the University’s system for managing research grant applications and knowledge transfer activities.  All external income should be recorded and approval to make an application should be sought through the system.

All staff, doctoral and MbyRes research at Sheffield Hallam must undergo ethical scrutiny. Ethics applications and reviews are also managed through Converis..


Converis is an online system which can be accessed on or off campus.  The system works best in Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox and can be accessed at:

The following document explains how to create a desktop shortcut or browser favourite:

How to Create Shortcuts and Bookmarks

Pre Award – Useful Documents

Ethics – Useful Documents

Converis-User-Guide-2.11.11 (Updated 17/05/2019) Faculty Ethics Admin – Ethics Review Helpsheet (Updated 25/01/2019)
Filtering Reporting Guide 3.2 (Updated 10/04/2019) Converis Ethics Reporting Helpsheet
The University’s internal process for the authorisation of R&KT funding applications, tenders and related contracts is carried out in Converis.  The documents below provide details of the staff involved in the authorisation procedure.

Authorisers 8.2

(Updated 15/05/2019)

Switching Roles
Support Contacts (Updated 10/12/2018) Ethics Review Resubmission Process
Completing Mandatory Fields for Records Pre-Aug 1st 2016 Ethics Review 2nd Submission Process
Expressions of Interest Ethics Review Amendments Process
Adding External Partners Post Approval Browse Template Instructions
Recording changes in project costs

Converis Ethics Review Training Sessions

Training sessions on the ethics review module have been organised for October 2018 – May 2019.  Further information can be found by clicking on the following link:

2018 – 2019 Converis Ethics Training Dates

Getting Help

If you have any queries about Converis, please email the Converis Support Team at: