Using social media to promote your research

I’ve recently contributed to a couple of internal workshops at Edinburgh Napier University on using social media to promote research. The purpose these sessions was:

  1. to address the need for academics, researchers and PhD students to enhance the visibility of their work;
  2. to raise awareness of opportunities for developing professional networks offered by social media – for example, to connect to peers and collaborators, and for academics, researchers and PhD students to engage with the work of others as others engage with theirs;
  3. to discuss strategies for the development of presences on, and use of, social media.

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