Managing your online researcher profile
Duration 0.5 days
Team Researcher Academy

This online course is run by the Researcher Academy  
and delivered by the Research Librarians

The Researcher Academy courses are very popular and the majority are run in both semesters to give you the opportunity to attend at a time of the year that suits you. 

Target Audience

Mid-late-stage PGR students and early career researchers.


This is a live webinar providing an overview of researcher profile tools.

Topics include:

  • Digital identity health and best practice
  • Benefits of having a researcher profile
  • How different research profile tools differ and link together

Aims/ Objectives:

The aim of this course is to provide researchers with information that will help them manage their research profile.

By participating in the webinar, you shall have a better understanding of:

  • What you can do to improve your digital identity as a researcher
  • Why a researcher profile and identifier are beneficial 
  • Ways to keep an up to date and coherent profile
  • Why information flows between some profile sites and not others
Benefits for PGRs:
  • Learn how to improve your visibility at an early career stage
  • Understand what profile platforms might be most suitable

Benefits for staff:
  • Appreciate how different profile platforms can connect and potentially save you time
  • Learn how to connect your ORCID and RIS accounts to simplify adding research outputs

Course Accessibility

The following table shows a summary of what is needed to participate in the course. 

If you feel you will experience any difficulties participating, please let us know via the ‘special requirements’ tab, providing as much information as possible. The special requirements tab can be completed when you book your place. Alternatively, you can contact us directly at

Access MS Teams
Attend the course at the specified date and time
Use MS Teams chat box function
Watch and listen to the course tutor(s) and/or other attendees
Follow presentation slides during the course

Booking Conditions

Our webinars/ online courses are very popular, especially in the current period and we are experiencing large volumes of people on our waiting lists.  

Please do let us know if you would like to cancel your place on this course so we can offer your place to another delegate. 

Please note, attendances for webinars/ online courses will still be recorded and your training record updated.


Webinar Access Instructions 

This session may be recorded. If a recording is kept of the session, then please note, that it may be made available to the wider University of Nottingham researcher community.

This is an online session within Microsoft Teams. On the day of the session please use the link in this email to join the meeting. Please do not click the link in this email until the day of the session.

You will need a headset or speakers for the webinar and we recommend that you join 10 minutes before the webinar is due to start so that you can test them. Please mute your microphone, switch off your webcam and open the chat box function as you join the Teams meeting. Any questions can be asked via the chat box.

LocationStart DateAll DatesTimesPlaces AvailableBook
Online Course12 June 202412 June 20241:00pm - 2:00pm65