ORCID® provides researchers with a globally unique iD that can be used throughout their scholarly career. In an international research environment, your ORCID distinguishes your research output from all other researchers to ensure consistent, reliable attribution of your work and accurate measurement of your research impact. ORCID stands for Open Researcher and Contributor ID.
You should register for an ORCID iD to get a:
Note: ORCID does not track citations and your ORCID profile will not include citation counts.
Registering for an ORCID® iD and then quoting your iD when publishing a paper, releasing a dataset or applying for funding will:
The UWA Code of Conduct for the Responsible Practice of Research requires authors to include their ORCID® in publications and to ensure that their ORCID iD is linked to their profile in the UWA Profiles and Research Repository.
First, check whether you already have an ORCID® iD before you register for one to avoid creating a duplicate profile. Try searching for your name on the ORCID Website. If your name appears, try logging in using your current or previous email addresses. You may need to use the Forgotten password option.
To create a new ORCID® iD, you can register for one through your profiles in the UWA Profiles and Research Repository. The two profiles will automatically be linked. Registration for an ORCID® iD is free. Follow the instructions in the PDF below on how you can create an ORCID® iD.
Linking your ORCID® iD to your UWA Profiles and Research Repository profile will:
If you already have an ORCID® iD, follow the instructions in the PDF below on how you can connect your ORCID® iD to your profile in the UWA Profiles and Research Repository.