Research publications are important to the University of Adelaide, and reporting on published research outputs attracts significant additional funding for the University in support of research activities and training.
In accordance with the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research, researchers are required to acknowledge the University of Adelaide in your publications, as either a sole or co-author. Authors are also required to acknowledge any funding that has enabled the research prior to being published.
For further information, please consult the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research on the NHMRC's website, in particular:
- Section 4 - Publication and Dissemination of Research Findings, and
- Section 5 - Authorship
The University of Adelaide's Authorship Policy was formally approved by the Vice-Chancellor & President on 14 June 2012. It has been designed to ensure the University's compliance with the principles embodied in the Australian Code for the Responsible Conduct of Research and adopted in the Responsible Conduct of Research Policy. The Policy outlines the principles for determining authorship, and procedures related to authorship protocols, and dispute resolution.
Higher Education Research Data Collection (HERDC)
The Higher Education Research Data Collection (HERDC) comprises research income and publications data submitted by universities each year to the Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (DIICCSRTE).
- HERDC Support Material - for Publication Coordinators
- Key HERDC Collection Milestones
- Useful Links
- HERDC Contacts
2013 HERDC Specifications
Higher Education Research Data Collection (HERDC) Specifications includes information regarding the determination of allocations to universities under the Research Training Scheme, the Institutional Grants Scheme, and the Research Infrastructure Block Grants Scheme.
Forms & Proformas
Resources for Publications Coordinators:
Forwarding Evidence to the Research Branch
Publication evidence may be forwarded to firstname.lastname@example.org, OR by sending a hard-copy to the address listed below. If emailing entire publications, please include only one (PDF) publication per file.
This section contains a list of useful websites that can provide more information, specific detail on a topic, and support.
Bibliographic / Publishing Directories
SENSE Benchmarks for Publication Output, 2007-2013
The SENSE Research School for Socio-Economic and Natural Sciences of the Environment is a joint venture of the environmental research institutes across ten Dutch universities. SENSE uses standards to assess the quality of the scientific output, and evaluates the ranked-list of publishers yearly. For more information on SENSE quality assessment, visit http://www.sense.nl/qualityassessment.
SENSE Book-Publisher rankings:
How SENSE ranks research outputs
Benchmarking/Ranking & Performance Analysis
The ANZSRC SEO classification allows R&D activity in Australia and New Zealand to be categorised according to the intended purpose or outcome of the research, rather than the processes or techniques used in order to achieve this objective. The SEO is a hierarchical classification with four levels, namely Sector (letter), Divisions (2 digits), Groups (4 digits) and Objectives (6 digits)
For more information on the aforementioned Types of Activity Classification, please visit:
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The University of Adelaide SA 5005
Please contact a staff member below for a full list of University Academics and Titleholders.
|Melinda M Dodd||Manager, Research Systems & Operations||8313 1733|
|Sue Delaine||Publications and Finance Officer||8313 3340|