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Roles and permissions in Pure

How the content you can access in Pure in controlled by the roles and permissions you have.

Roles and permissions in Pure

The content you can access in Pure is controlled by the roles you have.

All academic and research staff will have access to Pure automatically without the need to sign up. However, if you are unable to log into Pure using your University username and password you can request access by emailing

Academic and research staff will be granted ‘personal’ user access to Pure, which provides the ability to add and edit their own content.

Academic staff such as Associate Deans (Research), Directors of Research, and Research Centre Directors, can request permission to access information in Pure for their Department or Centre by emailing

Administrative users may require access to a number of different roles in Pure. Contact for advice before applying for roles.

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