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titleWhy has my RG Score decreased?

Please note that the RG Score is a relative score. This means that it takes the scores and interactions of every researcher into account when producing a relative rating of your contributions. For example, if your contributions are less than the average of all users that week, your RG Score could decrease or remain constant. Please also make sure that any articles published in journals are correctly linked to the journal they were published in. 

To update the journal information on your publication:

  1. Go to the publication’s ResearchGate page by clicking on the title of the publication
  2. Click on the arrow to the right of the title and select Edit from the drop-down list
  3. Slowly start typing the name of the journal into the Journal field, or enter the ISSN
  4. Select the correct journal from the suggestions that appear in the drop-down menu
  5. Click Save.

If your journal isn't visible in the drop-down menu, we may not have it in our database yet. 



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titleSome publications on my profile aren't mine. How do I remove them?

Here’s how you can remove a publication page and/or full-text from your profile or from ResearchGate entirely:


  1. Visit the Contributions tab on your profile and scroll down to the research item
  2. Click on the arrow next to Add supplementary resources
  3. Select Remove
  4. Select the relevant option
  5. Select your reason for removing
  6. Proceed by clicking on the relevant button.


Note: If you didn’t create the publication page, you will not have the option to remove it from ResearchGate entirely. You can, however, remove it from your profile. It’s also not possible for you to remove a full-text that has been uploaded by a co-author.

There’s an option to make your full-text private rather than removing it entirely from ResearchGate. This means the full-text will no longer be publicly displayed, but a private copy will be available to you and your co-authors. You must always ensure that you have the right to publicly share or privately store your full-text before doing so. For more information see Am I allowed to share my research on ResearchGate?


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