ORCID™ gives you as an author a single unique ID which works across the whole global research landscape.
8 reasons to have an ORCID ID:
Distinguish yourself - Ensure that all your research outputs and activities are correctly attributed to you
Quickly becoming an international standard - in use by publishers, research funders, and universities across the world, e.g., Wellcome Trust, ScholarOne, Harvard and Oxford. 1,500 journals now require an ORCID ID.
It's mandated - in Wellcome Trust and NIHR grant applications, and recommended as mandatory for the next REF
It's open to all, non-profit and community-driven - a non-proprietary service maintained for the
It's of benefit to researchers in all disciplines and at all career stages
Your ORCID ID belongs to you and stays with you throughout your career. Recognised by our RMS – with the objective that university systems will be able to synchronise information in the future
Researchfishcan now exchange data with ORCID. If you already have an ORCiD account, you can use this to automate parts of your Researchfish submission.
..and it's quick and easy - as little as 30 seconds to register
To get started:
You can register for an ORCID ID from the RMS, from the Researchers’ tab on the portal and directly at ORCID