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CRO: Adding Research Outputs, Impact, Engagement and Scholarly Activities

A guide to using the different forms in CRO / Pure to enter Impact, Engagement, Scholarly Activities, Awards, Press and Media, as well as the more traditional Research Outputs.

Assign keywords

 Add keywords to your impact, using the following fields:

  1. Subject keywords
  2. Countries where impact occurred
  3. Sustainable development goals
Item/Field Description/Instructions
Subject keywords

Add keywords to your impact record to make it more discoverable on the CRO portal:


Countries where impact occurred

Add the names of the country/s where the impact occurred.

Click ‘Add countries where impact occurred…’ and a pop up list of countries will appear to select from.


Sustainable development goals

Add relevant sustainable development goals to the record.

This makes the record more discoverable when the university collects case studies and evidence for reporting on Sustainability activity, and also for University impact rankings, such as Times Higher Education.

Click on ‘Add Sustainable Development Goals…’ and a list of the goals will appear to select from.

If you are not familiar with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and which might apply to your research, Sustainability at Charles Sturt's website has more information including past Sustainable Development Goals report published by Charles Sturt. 

You may add more than one Sustainable Development Goal. You don’t need to provide an apportionment.

Avoid selecting all goals; if your research impact relates specifically to research or engagement activities concerning the Goals, select SDG 17 Partnerships for the Goals.

Remove any incorrect goals by selecting the ‘-‘ next to the goal.



Charles Sturt University acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands on which its campuses are located, paying respect to Elders, both past and present, and extend that respect to all First Nations Peoples.Acknowledgement of Country

Charles Sturt University is an Australian University, TEQSA Provider Identification: PRV12018. CRICOS Provider: 00005F.