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Edit your profile

The following sections allow you to describe yourself and your research and teaching. These editable sections can be found in Edit my profile on the Elements homepage:

Profile

The content you add to the top section in Elements, where your name and ORCiD appear, displays in the Sidebar in UOW Scholars.

In this section you can edit, or add, your photo and UOW phone number. 

When editing your profile, you can add your preferred name and pronouns on the account settings page.

Your Primary Group, Position and Department listed next to your photo is only visible in Elements and does not display in UOW Scholars. If this information is incorrect you will need to log a ticket with People & Culture to have it changed.  To update or edit your position title in UOW Scholars, refer to the Experience section below.

Overview

The content you add to About > Overview in Elements, displays in About > Bio in UOW Scholars. 

Create an overview of yourself as a researcher, to showcase your areas of expertise and special interest. HTML and links can be added to all summary fields. The first few lines of your biography will be visible in UOW Scholars search results, so make this impactful and include your current research focus or areas you'd like to showcase.

Research Interests

The content you add to About > Research interests in Elements, displays in Funding in UOW Scholars.

Create an overview of you as a researcher, include your research interests and areas of expertise.The content you add to this summary acts as an overview of your expertise to potential collaborators, potential HDR students, media, professional colleagues outside academia and the public. HTML and links can be added to this summary field.

Research Outputs Summary

The content you add to Homepage > Edit Profile > About > Research outputs summary in Elements will display in the Research Outputs section of UOW Scholars.

Create an overview of your research outputs. Consider utilising this summary to draw attention to particular research outputs, and demonstrate their contribute to your discipline. The content you add to this summary acts as an overview of your expertise to potential collaborators, potential HDR students, media, professional colleagues outside academia and the public. HTML and links can be added to this summary field.

Teaching Summary

The content you add to Homepage > Edit Profile > About > Teaching summary in Elements will display in Teaching interests in the Teaching & supervision section of UOW Scholars.

Create an overview of your teaching interests, course or program development and delivery, subjects taught, course coordination. HTML and links can be added to this summary field.

Service and Leadership Summary

The content you add to Homepage > Edit Profile > About > Service & Leadership Summary in Elements will display in the Service & leadership section of UOW Scholars.

Create an overview of your various service and leadership roles, for example peer review, editorial service, awards and prizes, conference paper review and consultancy work. HTML and links can be added to this summary field.

Labels

The content you add to Labels in Elements, displays in About > Availability and About > Fields of Research (FOR) in UOW Scholars. 

Availability

The data for Availability for Masters and PhD supervision is sourced directly from the Student Management Package (SMP) and you cannot edit this. If you would like to update your availability for supervision, please contact the Graduate School of Research

Field of Research (FoR)

You can add the Field of Research (FoR) codes relevant to your research - Homepage > Edit Profile > Labels > Fields of Research > Add Labels.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

You can add the UN Sustainable Development Goals relevant to your research or teaching - Homepage > Edit Profile > Labels > UN Sustainable Development Goals > Add Labels.

Experience

The content you add to Experience in Elements, displays in the following fields in Scholars:

  • About > University of Wollongong appointments
  • About > Academic positions
  • About > Non-academic positions.

You can edit the details of your UOW appointments to accurately reflect your UOW appointments, including your current position. The information in this field has been populated from UOW systems and it can be added to, changed or deleted.

Education

This information has been populated from UOW systems but can be added to, changed or deleted. You can add relevant Degrees, Certifications and Postgraduate training.

Language competencies

You can add language proficiencies, if applicable.

Addresses

This information has been populated from UOW systems but can be added to, changed or deleted. You can add your UOW address, and relevant websites or social media usernames.

Media

Add YouTube videos that are relevant to you, or your research area, here. Video thumbnails will be included on your UOW Scholars profile:

 

Web Address and Social Media

This information may have been populated from UOW systems and can be added to, changed or deleted.

Links to your social media accounts display in the Sidebar in UOW Scholars. Thumbnails of YouTube videos display in About > Media in UOW Scholars.

If you have included a Twitter link on your profile, ensure it is the full form of your Twitter handle by clicking on your Profile tab. In the URL text box add a link to your Twitter as https://twitter.com/YourProfileName

Elements Homepage

On the Elements homepage you may notice a section titled My Actions, where there are recommended tasks to enhance your profile:

Screenshot of the Scholars homepage showing the My Actions section

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