ResearchGate Community Guidelines
Guidelines for providing feedback on preprints
Reporting content on ResearchGate
How to unfollow, block, or report another researcher
Our network is growing every day and we strive to create an environment that is free of inappropriate and abusive content. To do this, we rely on help from researchers from our network. We have identified content that we consider to be inappropriate in our Community Guidelines, Q&A Guidelines, and Terms of Service. If you see something on ResearchGate that is inappropriate or abusive, please report it to us. Our Community Support team will review reported content, remove it if necessary, and take further action if needed.
For specific instructions on how to report different types of content, please click on the relevant link below:
Reporting duplicate research items and profiles
Reporting comments, project updates, and replies
Reporting questions and answers
Reporting content that infringes copyright
If you're not a ResearchGate member or unable to log in, then please report inappropriate questions and answers by getting in touch with our Community Support team. Please be sure to include a hyperlink to the page where the content appears on ResearchGate, as well as a screenshot of the exact content you're reporting. This gives us the information we need to find it on site. Please also include your reason for reporting.
Reports specifically relating to hate speech can be sent directly to email@example.com
For instructions on how to unfollow, block, or report another researcher see here.