Explore Bristol Research and your personal profile

Read our brief guidance: How to edit your Pure profile (PDF, 476kB)

Editable details: Photo, publishing name and research interests (free text)

Select Edit profile button (personal users)

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Editors' view: (Master data tab – if you are editor and wish to edit your colleagues’ profiles and/or set up automatic scans – you will need person record access – please email pure-support@bristol.ac.uk to request this type of access). Search for the person record within your school or department that you wish to edit in the long search bar then select their name.

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Write your research summary for the web

Tips for your profile text and for your content in Pure*

(*With thanks to the University of Bristol's training workbook, Making your online presence stand out)

Change the order in which your school/research groups are displayed on EBR

change affiliatins display order

Click the arrows upwards or downwards to move the display order of the department or research group on your Pure profile. You can move any of your affiliations but please do not remove any - if you would like to be removed from a research group please email Pure Support to request that this be done for you. Department and school affiliations can be moved up or down but not removed as this information is sourced from the HR system, PIMS. Remember to save your changes.


A summary of your citation metrics, if you have any, are displayed here. Further information - Citation metrics

Change the filter to your preferred display in your personal overview

You can choose to have your research output and activity records displayed in different ways – some examples include type of publication, publication state, publication year, workflow, etc.

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Non-editable details and how to get them changed

Your post-nominal qualifications:  If any of this information is incorrect,  log in and change the details on the University staff info pages https://www.bris.ac.uk/staffinfo/ Note: Changes you make here will update overnight in Pure and Explore Bristol Research.

If any details of your  job title, work address or department are incorrect then the source systems are incorrect  - please contact hr-systems@bristol.ac.uk

Organisations and research groups: Organisations are displayed on Explore Bristol Research. This includes the official University structure (e.g. schools and faculties) as well as institutes and research groups/centres. If your research group or centre does not appear on the EBR web site – you can request and set up groups in Pure. Further information - Research groups

Add your ORCID ID


ORCID (Open Researcher & Contributor IDentifier) provides researchers and authors with a unique ID that can be used throughout research and publishing lifecycles. To find out more about ORCID or read some ORCID FAQs then please see the main ORCID page. If you wish to create an ORCID from Pure or add an existing ORCID to Pure then you can see step by step guidance on the Pure and ORCID page.

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