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Manage your personal profile in Pure

This guide will help you update your personal profile page in the VU Research Portal

Describe yourself as an academic

You can add free-text fields to your profile to provide background information about yourself and your field of research. You may also wish to add some information about your teaching and courses here as there are currently no fields in Pure to record this information.


Scroll down to the header Curriculum and research description



Click Add profile information and choose one of the headers



The text fields will be shown on the Overview tab of your online profile.


Did you know?

  • You can set the order of the text boxes using the up and down arrows
  • The text you enter under Research - together with the abstracts of your publications - determines your personal Fingerprint in Pure