The University reports the publications by JCU researchers to the Australian Government. These reports contribute to the benchmarking of the performance of Australian universities.
Publications are reported via the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) initiative which assesses research quality within Australia's higher education institutions using a combination of indicators and expert review.
The affiliation of JCU authors should be listed on publications as:
Affiliation for the Townsville, Cairns and Singapore campuses should be written as:
|James Cook University||James Cook University||James Cook University|
|Name of College / Research Centre||Name of College/ Research Centre||Name of College/ Research Centre|
|Townsville QLD 4811||PO Box 6811||149 Sims Drive|
|Australia||Cairns QLD 4870||Singapore 387380|
Providing your affiliation in this format ensures that all JCU publications are correctly and consistently attributed. This is particularly important for benchmarking research perfromance and government reporting.
If clarification is required for particular research groups, contact the Research Liaison Librarian.
Publications should be deposited in ResearchOnline@JCU once you have been notified that they have been accepted for publication.
When you deposit your publications in ResearchOnline@JCU, you need to select Field of Research (FoR) and Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) codes. Choose the codes that represent the research covered in your publication. You can choose up to three codes for each publication. You also need to allocate a percentage for each code, totalling 100% for the publication. For more information, see About Research Classification using Codes.
In addition to making sure a publication is counted for ERA, loading your publications to ResearchOnline@JCU offers the following benefits:
The JCU Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research has been adapted from the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research [“the National Code”], developed jointly by the National Health and Medical Research Council, Australian Research Council and Universities Australia, and published in 2007.
Section 4 of the Code, Publication and Dissemination of Research Findings, explains the responsibility of researchers to disseminate their findings.
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