Points and Badges

All about points and badges

How to earn points

You’ll earn points for your activities on the STEM Community! See the list of engagement items below that will add points to your profile:

Profile Completion


Feeding back to others

Kudos points

Profile Photo
10 Points

Start a discussion 
6 Points

Comment on a resource
4 Points
Your content has been liked by the Community
2 Points

10 Points

Share a resource
8 Points
Reply to Discussion
3 Points

Area of Expertise /Subject Specialism
10 Points

Viewed a resource
1 Point

Job History
5 Points

Contact Invitation Sent
1 Point

Education Details
5 Points

Contact Invitation Accepted
1 Point

What are you interested in learning more about?
10 Points


Your points add up, and over time you will be rewarded with badges in recognition of your activity and participation in the community. Below are the badges you can achieve by engaging with your community.

Pioneer bronze
Pioneer Bronze: 100 points
Pioneer silver
Pioneer Silver: 300 Points
Pioneer gold
Pioneer Gold: 900 points 
Navigator bronze
Navigator Bronze: 1500 points
Navigator silver
Navigator Silver: 2000 points
Navigator gold
Navigator Gold: 2500 points
Explorer bronze
Explorer Bronze: Points TBA
Explorer silver
Explorer Silver: Points TBA
Explorer gold
Explorer Gold: Points TBA
Adventurer bronzeAdventurer Bronze: Points TBA
Adventurer silver
Adventurer Silver: Points TBA
Adventurer gold
Adventurer Gold: Points TBA
Top contributor ribbon
Regularly commenting on and starting discussions
 (min 20 posts/year)

Blogger ribbon
Has published a series of blog posts
(minimum 3)
Networker ribbon
Has made over 10 connections
with other members of the Community