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Griffith University aims to make a major contribution to society through high quality, ground-breaking research. Griffith is making an explicit commitment to foster an Open Research culture within the University to help drive greater societal and economic impact from that research. Our research and scholarship will be accessible both within and beyond the academy so as to advance scientific knowledge and understanding, inform public debate, and provide access to the public who fund research through their taxes.

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Symplectic Elements at Griffith

Griffith staff have access to the system to add, check or manage their research outputs. The auto harvesting option allows users to link their Elements profile to ORCID and other identifiers. Research outputs are displayed in Griffith Experts (eligibility criteria for a public profile apply).

For assistance with research output queries or your Griffith Experts profile, raise a support request.

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Write your ORCID from Elements! new Symplectic functionality allows users to send publications from Elements to their ORCID record.

Griffith Experts 5.20 upgrade August 2020 -- explore collaboration networks and add YouTube videos to your profile.

Check your outputs

You can check if your research publications and outputs are in Symplectic Elements. If there are outputs missing, manually add them into Elements via the + add option on your Home page.  Refer to the Quick Reference Guide for full instructions. For creative research outputs, refer to this Creative Research outputs Quick Reference Guide. If you have a question, or experience an issue with Elements, raise a support ticket here

The majority of Griffith University research outputs are auto harvested from sources such as ScopusPubMed and Web of Science. Many other types of outputs can also be managed in Symplectic Elements. Use the support request form for more information about adding research outputs to your profile.

Publication and output categories

The main publications and output categories for research publication data collection for ERA are:

ERA citation analysis and peer review

ERA Research Evaluation Committees assess the quality of research outputs using either citation analysis or peer review.