Getting a profile

Who is considered an active researcher?

Profiles are automatically created for active researchers at the University. An active researcher is defined as someone who is the following:

  • A current member of staff;
  • Is not a casual staff member;
  • Holds a position that is classified as academic (AC) or research (RS), except general research staff (award type of RESG); and
  • Has at least one visible (non-thesis) publication in the JCU publication repository, ResearchOnline@JCU.
    • Note: A thesis is an unpublished work and will not be included in the set of publications shown.

If you need to deposit publications into ResearchOnline@JCU, you, or someone on your behalf, can do so online.

Adjuncts

For researchers that hold adjunct positions, a profile is created for those that:

  • Have at least one visible (non-thesis) publication in the JCU publication repository, ResearchOnline@JCU; and
  • Are a principal investigator of a current grant, or currently supervising a HDR student, or have at least 5 publications in the last 5 years where at least one paper is co-authored with a current (non-adjunct) JCU researcher.

This profile is initially hidden, so in order to be seen publicly you will need to edit your profile.

Special situtations

Profiles are also created for research managers (such as College Deans, Pro-Vice Chancellors and Academic Deans of Research) and Emeritus Professors, provided one visible publication is stored in ResearchOnline@JCU.

Can’t see your profile?

If your profile doesn’t appear to be present, check through each of the points above. For a profile to appear, all information in the respective central database or system must be correct and up-to-date. Once data has been updated in the relevant central system, updates occur perodically.