Message from the Sponsor
The University is encouraging all researchers (Academic Staff, Titleholders/Affiliates and HDR Students) to sign up and register their ORCiD.
The benefits of having an ORCiD are immediately obvious to me. Having a common name is a pain point for many a researcher and is something I have experienced first hand. I have been asked many times, if I am John Williams who published x paper in x journal. Having a unique identifier which you can use with publishers and funders is of great value. Even better, the ORCiD stays with you throughout your career, even when you change organisations.
In addition, Universities, Publishers and Funders are moving towards using these types of digital identifiers to support their internal systems and processes. This will reduce administration time and increase data quality.
I would like to see all researchers, particularly Academic Staff and HDR Students signup and register their ORCiD with the University in the near future.