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I have two profiles - why did this happen and how can I fix it?

Creating multiple accounts normally happens unintentionally. Whether you forgot you had an account or simply signed up again when you got an new email address, if you have two ResearchGate accounts, you can merge them quickly and easily. Merging allows you to transfer all your publications (including their related stats, such as citations and reads) from one account to the account that you want to keep. Some things — like followers, followings, questions, and messages — will not be transferred. When you merge accounts, one of them is removed.

Note: You can only keep an account that you are currently able to access. 

Merging accounts is irreversible, so be careful when choosing which account to delete. Here's how you can merge your accounts:

  1. Log in to the ResearchGate account you want to keep

  2. Visit the profile page of your other account

  3. Click on More on the right side of the page and select Report duplicate (see screenshot below)

  4. Enter the email addresses associated with both of your accounts and click Save


Your request to merge your accounts will be reviewed and you will receive an email confirmation from us when the merge has been completed.

If you cannot recall both of your accounts' login email addresses, please get in touch through our contact form.