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AIMS@JCU Member Responsibilities

1) Affiliations

Members have access to the funding opportunities and facilities provided by AIMS@JCU. In return we ask all members to follow our author affiliation guidelines. We ask that for papers, theses and presentations AIMS@JCU members follow the format below for author affiliations:

1. An AIMS@JCU Scholarship holder or Postdoctoral Scientist

Member Name, AIMS@JCU, Australian Institute of Marine Science, relevant college/centre/department/institute within JCU, e.g. College of Science & Engineering, James Cook University

 

2. An AIMS@JCU Member who is an AIMS employee

Member Name, AIMS@JCU and Australian Institute of Marine Science

 

3. An AIMS@JCU Member who is a JCU employee staff or student

Member Name, AIMS@JCU and relevant college/centre/department/institute within JCU, e.g. College of Science & Engineering, James Cook University


It is important to be aware that there are advantages for both partner institutions in adopting the approved format. DEST have advised that a publication with an author affiliation AIMS@JCU can be claimed by JCU and included as publications under the IGS funding scheme. Therefore AIMS@JCU publications will contribute to earning funds for JCU. Similarly AIMS is able to note any AIMS@JCU publications as Outputs, for the Federal Funds received, increasing AIMS publications will be a positive contribution to outputs specifically measured by AIMS and reported in the Annual Report.

There is no detrimental impact of adopting the approved format and both partner institutions will benefit from the increase in publications generated by AIMS@JCU research.

 

2) Reporting

AIMS@JCU PhD student members are required to submit six-monthly progress reports to the AIMS@JCU Management Committee via the AIMS@JCU office.