Setting up your Researcher Profile

decorative image
Photo by Ricardo Gomez Angel on Unsplash

Welcome to this online module on how to set up your researcher profile. Establishing a researcher profile is very useful for promoting and increasing the visibility of your research publications and other activities.

The module provides an overview of commonly used researcher profiles and how to establish and maintain them.


Learning objectives

On successful completion of the module, you will:

  • be familiar with the most commonly used researcher profiles
  • know the benefits of researcher profiles
  • be able to identify which profiles will be most relevant to you
  • know how to create and maintain a researcher profile, as well as connect it to other online profiles.

The course materials include information, videos, and learning activities that explore key aspects of establishing your researcher profile.

This module should take you about 30 minutes to complete.

Work through each section using the navigation footer (i.e. previous/next), or use the contents menu to select a particular section.

Upon completion, please help us improve this module by taking a moment to complete the feedback form provided at the end.

You may also be interested in viewing the additional resources about setting up a researcher profile in the Explore Further chapter at the end of this module. Provided is a webinar recorded from the Library’s ‘PhD Up!’ program (now called Research Plus), along with the library guide on Researcher Profiles and ORCID iDs.


Icon for the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License

Research and Writing Skills for Academic and Graduate Researchers Copyright © 2022 by RMIT University is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

Share This Book