Your research profile
Edit your research profile on Pure
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Pure Profile Checklist
Whether you are new to Pure or have been a user for a while, you might like to reflect on how effectively your Pure profile represents you and your research as well as the outputs and impact of that research. Please refer to the guides below when adding information to your Pure profile and use the checklist below to ensure your profile is up-to-date and ready for display on ERE.
Are your name and titles displayed correctly?
Personal Names and titles are taken from your HR record. If these are not correct, please contact your HR team.
Does your research profile include current information about your research?
Use the Edit Profile - Curriculum and research description guide to learn how to update the profile information that is displayed on your profile page.
Photographs are displayed prominently in the new Edinburgh Research Explorer. If a photograph is not uploaded to Pure, this space will be filled with a grey outline.
Use the Edit Profile - Personal identification guide to learn how to update your profile photograph and other personal identification information.
Are there any of your publications that you would specifically like to appear on your Profile page? If yes, then add these publications to the Highlighted Content section in your Pure profile.
Use the Pure - Highlighted Content guide to add publications to the Highlighted content section of your Pure profile.
Is your research content in Pure recorded correctly? Are there any errors in the research type, or has work been incorrectly attributed to you?
Learn how to Fix your content and make sure your research profile is accurate.
Is there already a research output record in Pure of your research? You can ask to be added to this existing record by claiming the record. Please use the guide below to claim content.
Use the Claim content to be added to existing reaserch output
Are you happy with the Fingerprints that are displayed on your profile page?
Fingerprints are automatically generated indexes of weighted terms that define and connect content in Pure. Please refer to the Fingerprints guide to edit the display of Fingerprints on your profile page refer to the Fingerprints guide to edit the display of Fingerprints on your profile page.
Are you happy with the Network map that is displayed on your profile page?
The network map shows the collaborators you have worked with on your research outputs. Please refer to the Network map guide to edit the display of the network map on your profile page.
Please refer to the External Persons Affiliations guide to add external persons affiliations to the research output and project records which populate the Network maps.
Guides to adding more information to your Pure profile:
You may also wish to connect your Pure profile to your ORCID profile, if you have one. If you have connected your ORCID profile to your Pure profile, you are then able to export the research outputs on your Pure profile to your ORCID profile.
Please refer to the guides below to create an ORCID profile, if you don't have one already, and to authorise the connection between your Pure profile and your ORCID profile.
If you wish to import your research outputs from ORCID into Pure, please refer to our guide on Importing Research Outputs from Online Sources.
Scopus Author ID
You may want to add your Scopus author ID to your Pure profile to enable an automated search for content in Scopus.
To learn more about enabling an automated search for content in a number of citation databases, please refer to our guidance on Enabling Automated Searches.
If you wish to import your research outputs from Scopus into Pure, please refer to our guide on Importing Research Outputs from Online Sources.
Connecting your staff Profile Page to Pure
You may wish to add information about your research to your staff Profile Page on Edweb. The publications tab in your Edweb profile allows you to include information from Pure by adding your UUID. Alternatively, you can use the Pure widget.
Obtaining your Pure UUID:
Please refer to the guide below when obtaining your Pure UUID. If you are looking up this information on behalf of a member of staff and are not a registered user of Pure, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and request the UUID for the person(s) you need.
For further support on creating and editing your Profile Page in Edweb, please visit the Edweb Support site or contact email@example.com.
The Pure profile embed is a widget developed by the UoE web team. It allows embedding of Pure records on UoE websites via HTML. If you have any questions about the widget’s development or any problems, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.