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Research impact and metrics: Increase your impact

Information for UQ researchers on research impact and how it can assist in getting a grant or promotion. Measures include citation metrics, journal quality indicators, benchmarking, altmetrics and collaboration measures.

Follow these tips to increase your citations and collaboration opportunities

Be more visible

See Open Access Guide

Establish your researcher identity

  • Get an ORCID - populate and use it, put it on your email signature
  • Set up other identifiers and profiles relevant to your discipline

See Researcher Identifiers and Profiles Guide

Share your data

  • Deposit your data (or a record of your data) in UQ eSpace
  • Assign an appropriate license to the data
  • Associate your publications with its research data

See Research Data Management Guide

Create a publishing strategy

  • Choose the right journal
  • Use terminology appropriate to your field
  • Use your institution's standardised affiliation format when submitting publications

See Strategic Scholarly Publishing Guide