Whether you are new to ECU, early in your career or an experienced researcher, ECU provides support and training to help you build the knowledge, competencies and skills required to have a successful research career.
Ongoing professional development helps maintain and advance skills, knowledge, and competencies required to be a successful researcher in today’s global research environment.
The Researcher Professional Development Framework (RPDF) will provide you with the opportunity to continually build your skills and competencies as a world-class researcher.
For researchers new to ECU we have compiled useful information to assist you with:
Professional development programs can be undertaken through workshops and seminars, online courses, professional experience, collaboration, networking, mentoring and independent study. Below you will find information about all research-related professional development opportunities offered across ECU.
Author Identifiers assist to maintain a consistent and authoritative online record of your research. Covering ORCID, researcher ID, google scholar and Scopus. Covering how to best use these identifiers to create a consistent author presence online.
Learn how to benchmark your research using a variety of metrics from databases including Web of Science, Scopus and SciVal. Includes suggestions for targeted promotion to increase citation impact.
Learn what altmetrics such as PlumX and Altmetrics are and how to find them and ways you can you use non-traditional metrics to leverage and demonstrate your research performance.
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