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UQ eSpace: manage your research outputs and datasets

Everything you need to know about using UQ eSpace to keep your research output and research data profile up to date

Creative Work - Design/Architectural

Definition

Architecture and design (built or unbuilt) undertaken on a systematic basis in order to increase the stock of knowledge in the context of architecture, design, and creative arts research.

The creation of new and original work, both realised and unrealised, that extends knowledge and design typologies. Architecture and design that exhibits originality in at least one of the following ways: 

  • by challenging disciplinary conventions
  • by yielding new and highly innovative approaches or techniques
  • by addressing existing issues in new ways
  • by creating unusual combinations of media.

Works may include:

  • Realised, constructed, fabricated or unrealised building and design projects
  • "Unrealised" projects must have an output that provides evidence of the research involved
  • Digital outputs of architectural and design projects

Evidence type suggestions (at least one required):

  • Copy of the design, architectural plan or project composition (required if the work is selected for ERA peer review)
  • Images of building construction or completed building
  • Drawing of the work
  • Peer recognition of the work via:
    • commissioning by a nationally or internationally recognised peer review body, distinguished public or private body, editorial group or commissioning editor
    • awards, short-listing, prizes, honours, etc.
    • substantial public recognition of the work by peers in the field through online or print reviews, including in academic journals, professional publications or established critical blogs.
  • Jury citation or evidence of commissioning Instructions for Paste and Spellcheck

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Sample eSpace works:
Robotic manufactured art panel
Exhibition exhibit
Competition design entry
Historic building conversion design
Three houses for Canberra: speculative archtecture project

All Creative Work - Design/Architectural works in UQ eSpace (including works published in journals and books)

Creative Work - Textual (Book)

Definition

Textual work in book format, in different fields of creative and/or critical endeavour that embodies research and is not eligible to be submitted as a traditional output, undertaken on a systematic basis in order to increase the stock of knowledge and/or advance the development and understanding of literary and/or other written forms.

The creation of new and original written works or the generation of novel insights about existing texts, which extend knowledge and/or advance the development and understanding in creative arts, public affairs or scholarly disciplines. 

The work should exhibit originality, extending the boundaries of existing ideas, forms, methodologies, approaches, or scholarly or creative techniques. The work's originality may inhere in its innovative techniques, or in its utilisation or experimental treatment of usually unrelated forms, genres and/or subject matter.

Works may include:

  • Novels, play scripts, art reviews, essays, books of poetry and other published literary works in book form
  • Exhibition catalogues that may include substantive research ideas, but not only intended for scholarly readership
  • Scholarly editions and scholarly translations
  • Text-based feature and investigative journalism published as a book
    Note:  This does not include UQ-authored books subsequently translated by someone else.  Editions translated by someone else will be eligible as evidence of impact via the Impact Tracker tool.

Evidence type suggestions (at least one required):

  • Digital copy of the work (required if the work is selected for ERA peer review), but not necessary to upload this kind of evidence for works that are available in full online or via the UQ Library.  Please provide a link if available online and upload a different kind of evidence (as per the suggestions below).
  • Front matter, including title page, publishing details, acknowledgements, table of contents, list of contributors, preface or introduction, etc., 
  • Front cover in .jpg format (this creates a thumbnail for public view if you select open access for the file conditions at upload to eSpace)
  • Peer recognition of the work via:
    • commissioning by a nationally or internationally recognised peer review body, distinguished public or private body, editorial group or commissioning editor
    • awards, short-listing, prizes, honours, etc.
    • substantial public recognition of the work by peers in the field through online or print reviews, including in academic journals, professional publications or established critical blogs.

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Sample eSpace works:
Play
Poetry
Novel
Novel
Short stories collection
Play script
Scholarly translation
Video series transcript
Scholarly music edition (2016)
Exhibition catalogue (Architecture)

Creative Work - Textual (Book Chapter)

Definition

Textual work in an edited book in different fields of creative and/or critical endeavour that embodies research and is not eligible to be submitted as a traditional output, undertaken on a systematic basis in order to increase the stock of knowledge and/or advance the development and understanding of literary and/or other written forms.

The creation of new and original written works or the generation of novel insights about existing texts, which extend knowledge and/or advance the development and understanding in creative arts, public affairs or scholarly disciplines. 

The work should exhibit originality, extending the boundaries of existing ideas, forms, methodologies, approaches, or scholarly or creative techniques.

The work's originality may inhere in its innovative techniques, or in its utilisation or experimental treatment of usually unrelated forms, genres and/or subject matter.

Works may include:

  • Essays, poems, art reviews, short stories and other literary works published as a book chapter
  • Exhibition catalogue entries/essays that may include substantive research ideas, but not only intended for scholarly readership
  • Book chapters with innovative, creative and substantive research ideas but they are not only intended for a scholarly readership
  • Text-based feature and investigative journalism published as a book chapter
  • Scholarly translations included as a chapter in a book, where the UQ researcher is the author of the translation

Evidence type suggestions (at least one required):

  • Digital copy of the work (required if the work is selected for ERA peer review), but not necessary to upload this kind of evidence for works that are available in full online or via the UQ Library.  Please provide a link if available online and upload a different kind of evidence (as per the suggestions below).
  • Front matter, including title page, publishing details, table of contents, list of contributors, preface or introduction, etc.,
  • Peer recognition of the work via:
    • commissioning by a nationally or internationally recognised peer review body, distinguished public or private body, editorial group or commissioning editor
    • awards, short-listing, prizes, honours, etc.
    • substantial public recognition of the work by peers in the field through online or print reviews, including in academic journals, professional publications or established critical blogs.

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Sample eSpace works:
Biographical essay (Architecture, 2019)
Exhibition catalogue essay
Scholarly introduction (music) (2013)

Creative Work - Textual (Journal Article)

Definition

Textual work published in a journal, in different fields of creative and/or critical endeavour that embodies research and is not eligible to be submitted as a traditional output, undertaken on a systematic basis in order to increase the stock of knowledge and/or advance the development and understanding of literary and/or other written forms.

The creation of new and original written works or the generation of novel insights about existing texts, which extend knowledge and/or advance the development and understanding in creative arts, public affairs or scholarly disciplines.

The work should exhibit originality, extending the boundaries of existing ideas, forms, methodologies, approaches, or scholarly or creative techniques.

The work's originality may inhere in its innovative techniques, or in its utilisation or experimental treatment of usually unrelated forms, genres and/or subject matter

Works may include:

  • Essays, poems, art reviews, short stories, design reviews and other literary works published as a journal article
  • Text-based feature and investigative journalism published as a journal article
  • Journal articles with innovative, creative and substantive research ideas but they are not only intended for a scholarly readership, e.g. trade, industry or professional magazine or journal

Works may not include:

  • Articles written for The Conversation.  Content written for The Conversation must be deposited to UQ eSpace as a Newspaper Article work type and is not eligible as a stand-alone item for government reporting exercises, e.g. Excellence in Research for Australia.
  • Articles written for THE Campus.  Content written for the THE Campus must be deposited to UQ eSpace as a Newspaper Article work type and is not eligible as a stand-alone item for government reporting exercises, e.g. Excellence in Research for Australia. 
    See the FAQ: Are articles published in THE Campus considered as 'publications' and eligible to be on UQ eSpace?  on THE Campus at UQ page for more information.

Note:

  • There is one exception, where newspaper articles may be combined with traditional research outputs (book, book chapter, journal article or conference paper) or NTROs to create a portfolio of works on a theme for government reporting.

Evidence type suggestions (at least one required):

  • Digital copy of the work (required if the work is selected for ERA peer review), but not necessary to upload this kind of evidence for works that are available in full online or via the UQ Library.  Please provide a link if available online and upload a different kind of evidence (as per the suggestions below).
  • Evidence of publication, including publisher name, title of the journal, volume, issue, pagination etc. 
  • Peer recognition of the work via:
    • commissioning by a nationally or internationally recognised peer review body, distinguished public or private body, editorial group or commissioning editor
    • awards, short-listing, prizes, honours, etc.
    • substantial public recognition of the work by peers in the field through online or print reviews, including in academic journals, professional publications or established critical blogs.

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Sample eSpace works:
Design charrette reflections (Architecture, 2019)

Creative Work - Textual

Definition

Textual work in different fields of creative and/or critical endeavour that embodies research and is not eligible to be submitted as a traditional output, undertaken on a systematic basis in order to increase the stock of knowledge and/or advance the development and understanding of literary and/or other written forms.

The creation of new and original written works or the generation of novel insights about existing texts, which extend knowledge and/or advance the development and understanding in creative arts, public affairs or scholarly disciplines.

The work should exhibit originality, extending the boundaries of existing ideas, forms, methodologies, approaches, or scholarly or creative techniques.

The work's originality may inhere in its innovative techniques, or in its utilisation or experimental treatment of usually unrelated forms, genres and/or subject matter.

Works may include:

  • Written creative work that is not eligible to be submitted as a book, book chapter or journal article, such as
    • Critical scholarly editions not in book, chapter or journal article format, e.g. other online platform or other formats
    • Scholarly translations not in book, chapter or journal article format, e.g. other online platform or other formats
    • Standalone literary work or critical reviews/reflections
    • Exhibition/event catalogues not in book format
    • Policy notes (not commissioned submissions)
    • Contributions to online exhibitions, e.g. essays, online journal or diary entries, reviews.
    • Text-based feature and investigative journalism 

Works may not include:

  • Articles written for The Conversation.  Content written for The Conversation must be deposited to UQ eSpace as a Newspaper Article work type and is not eligible as a stand-alone item for government reporting exercises, e.g. Excellence in Research for Australia.
  • Articles written for THE Campus.  Content written for the THE Campus must be deposited to UQ eSpace as a Newspaper Article work type and is not eligible as a stand-alone item for government reporting exercises, e.g. Excellence in Research for Australia. 
    See the FAQ: Are articles published in THE Campus considered as 'publications' and eligible to be on UQ eSpace?  on THE Campus at UQ page for more information.

Note:

  • There is one exception, where newspaper articles may be combined with traditional research outputs (book, book chapter, journal article or conference paper) or NTROs to create a portfolio of works on a theme for government reporting.
  • If your work is published as a book, book chapter or journal article, select the Book/Book Chapter/Journal Article work type, then select the sub-type option 'Creative Work - Textual'

Evidence type suggestions (at least one required):

  • Digital copy of the work (required if the work is selected for ERA peer review), but not necessary to upload this kind of evidence for works that are available in full online or via the UQ Library.  Please provide a link if available online and upload a different kind of evidence (as per the suggestions below).
  • Evidence of publication, including publisher name, title of the publication, date published, author/contributors etc.
  • Peer recognition of the work via:
    • commissioning by a nationally or internationally recognised peer review body, distinguished public or private body, editorial group or commissioning editor
    • awards, short-listing, prizes, honours, etc.
    • substantial public recognition of the work by peers in the field through online or print reviews, including in academic journals, professional publications or established critical blogs.

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Sample eSpace works:
Briefing note
Diary series
Critical review
PGH address (music discourse) (2016)

Creative Work - Visual Art

Definition

Visual art work in an appropriate medium expressing ideas that lead to new knowledge and/or advance the development and understanding of the creative arts.

The creation of new and original works of visual art that extend knowledge or experience and/or advance the development and understanding of the creative arts.

The work should exhibit originality in at least one of the following ways:

  • the inclusion of ideas and forms new to a particular genre or to the visual arts generally
  • the incorporation of new technological research and/or new material/production methods
  • the use of new and/or unusual combinations of media in cross-disciplinary creations involving hybrid art forms and/or usually unrelated creative practices, eg:
    • art/science/scholarship
    • creative/critical work
    • performance/public art
    • sound/visual installations/sculpture
    • collaborative projects involving sound/film/mixed media.

Works may include:

  • Painting
  • Photographic image
  • Sculpture or installation
  • Fine arts
  • Diagram
  • Map
  • Crafts
  • Other visual artwork

Evidence type suggestions (at least one required):

  • Digital copy, or substantial representation of the work (required if the work is selected for ERA peer review)
  • Photograph of the work
  • Evidence of inclusion in an exhibition, including dates, venue name, artwork creator name/s, e.g. exhibition program
  • Peer recognition of the work via:
    • commissioning by a nationally or internationally recognised peer review body, distinguished public or private body, or commissioning curator
    • awards, short-listing, prizes, honours, etc.
    • substantial public recognition of the work by peers in the field through online or print reviews, including in academic journals, professional publications or established critical blogs.

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Sample eSpace works:
When available....watch this space.

Creative Work - Musical Composition

Definition

The combining of elements of music and/or sound to create an original work, leading to new knowledge and/or advancing the development, understanding or experience of the creative arts.

The creation of new work that extends knowledge, understanding or experience in music or sound, including new work that builds upon, or responds to, existing works in music and other fields. The work should exhibit originality, such as in one or more of the following ways:

  • the exploration of new:
    • approaches to music or sound
    • musical concepts or speculations
    • creative processes in music or sound-based work
    • ways of delivering music or sound experiences to an audience
    • theoretical knowledge or tools for the production of music or sound-based work
    • instruments, combinations of instruments or instrumental or performance techniques
  • the expansion of:
    • the composer's own original musical language or aesthetics
    • existing ideas, traditions, forms, modes, techniques or materials in composition or sound-based work creation
    • usually unrelated modes of creation/performance, forms or genres
  •  interaction with other creative arts (eg, sound/visual installations/sculpture, or collaborative projects involving sound/film/design/media).

Works may include:

  • Original scores
  • Notated/re-interpreted scores
  • Audio compositions
  • Improvised performance compositions
  • Scores for film, theatre, multimedia, creative arrangements and algorithmic compositions

Evidence type suggestions (at least one required):

  • Copy of the score or digital representation of the score (required if the work is selected for ERA peer review)
  • Digital recording (audio or video) of a version of the work produced or performed
  • Copy of the composition or digital recording (audio or video) of the composition
  • Digital recording/s (audio or video) of the sound-based original work
  • Peer recognition of the work via:
    • commissioning by a nationally or internationally recognised peer review body, distinguished public or private body, prestigious performance group or prestigious festival or venue
    • awards, short-listing, prizes, honours, etc.
    • substantial public recognition of the work by peers in the field through online or print reviews, including in academic journals, professional publications or established critical blogs.

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Sample eSpace works:
Aural/oral work (2022)
Commissioned musical composition (2019)
Music for violin and drumkit (2019)
Recorded composition (2016)

Creative Work - Other

Definition

Original research undertaken on a systematic basis in order to increase the stock of knowledge in fields across the research spectrum, primarily in the creative arts, design, and the humanities.

The creation of new and original works that extend knowledge and/or advance the development and understanding in creative arts or scholarly disciplines.

The work should exhibit originality, extending the boundaries of existing ideas, methodologies, approaches, and/or scholarly or creative techniques.

The work’s originality may inhere in its innovative techniques, or in its utilisation of usually unrelated forms, genres and/or subject matter.

Works may include:

  • Original creative works that do not fit the other NTRO research output types, such as:
    • Works that offer a new contribution to broad cultural or social debates
    • Works that develop or extend historical, theoretical, political or design debates
    • Non-textual work not covered by any other category, e.g. some work in the technology disciplines not covered elsewhere
    • Works produced in a combination of media or parts, e.g. innovative educational or software tools or innovative educational programs

Works may not include:

  • Articles written for The Conversation.  Content written for The Conversation must be deposited to UQ eSpace as a Newspaper Article work type and is not eligible as a stand-alone item for government reporting exercises, e.g. Excellence in Research for Australia.
  • Articles written for THE Campus.  Content written for the THE Campus must be deposited to UQ eSpace as a Newspaper Article work type and is not eligible as a stand-alone item for government reporting exercises, e.g. Excellence in Research for Australia. 
    See the FAQ: Are articles published in THE Campus considered as 'publications' and eligible to be on UQ eSpace?  on THE Campus at UQ page for more information.

Note:

  • There is one exception, where newspaper articles may be combined with traditional research outputs (book, book chapter, journal article or conference paper) or NTROs to create a portfolio of works on a theme for government reporting.
  • If your work is published as a book, book chapter or journal article, select the Book/Book Chapter/Journal Article work type, then select the sub-type option 'Creative Work - Other'

Evidence type suggestions (at least one required):

  • Digital copy of the work (required if the work is selected for ERA peer review), but not necessary to upload this kind of evidence for works that are available in full online or via the UQ Library.  Please provide a link if available online and upload a different kind of evidence (as per the suggestions below).
  • Public release information, including things like publishing details, table of contents, list of contributors/producers/creators, preface or introduction, etc.,
  • Digital recording (audio or visual) or representation of the work
  • Peer recognition of the work via:
    • commissioning by a nationally or internationally recognised peer review body, distinguished public or private body, editorial group or commissioning editor
    • awards, short-listing, prizes, honours, etc.
    • substantial public recognition of the work by peers in the field through online or print reviews, including in academic journals, professional publications or established critical blogs.

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Sample eSpace works:

Script translation/video subtitles
Academic integrity toolkit
Workshop card deck
Interactive box