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User registration

To create a profile, visit the Science Profile website at https://profils-profiles.science.gc.ca 

  1. Click on “Log in | Register.”
  2. On the Login page, click on the “Create your account” button.
  3. Enter your “E-mail” and “Full name” and click on “Create new account” to start the registration process. Your e-mail address is used to validate your account. All e-mails from the system will be sent to this address. The e-mail address is not made public and will only be used if you request a new password or you wish to receive certain news or notifications by e-mail.
  4. A welcome message with further instructions will be sent to that e-mail address.
  5. Click on the link provided in the e-mail to set your password and login. The link can only be used once to log in and will lead you to a page where you can set your password.
  6. Click on “Log in” to set your password and login.
  7. Click on “Save” to save your changes.

Profile creation

Before continuing, make sure you have completed theregistration process, validated your e-mail and set a password. See User registration steps above.

  1. Log in to https://profils-profiles.science.gc.ca with your user account.
  2. Click on “My Account” to create your profile.
  3. Click on “Create your profile” to begin.
  4. The profile creation page will load. Before clicking on “Save as draft and translate” go through all the steps from “General” to “Links” and fill in all the fields that apply to you. Steps marked with an asterisk (*) indicate fields that must be filled in.
  5. Once you have filled out all the steps, click on “Save as draft and translate” to save your changes and start entering your profile information in the other official language.
  6. The French interface will load.  Go through all the steps and enter the information in French.
    1. “Save as draft” will save your current changes, allowing you to come back later to continue or finish translating your profile.
    2. If your profile is complete in both languages, click on “Save and request publication.”
  7. Once you have requested publication, your profile will be reviewed and then posted online. You will receive an email once your profile has been accepted and published.

Profile management

  1. Log in to https://profils-profiles.science.gc.ca with your user account.
  2. Click on “My Account” to edit your profile
  3. Click on “Edit existing draft” to edit your profile
  4. Make changes as needed, and then click on "Save as draft and translate" to add the information in French. Once completed, submit your profile for review and publication.

Questions or suggestions?

If you have questions or suggestions, please contact us at ic.science.ic@canada.ca.