This session will explore strategies for using Twitter to promote your research and profile. We will also look at some Twitter tools that can enhance the Twitter experience and make it easier to manage. (This session assumes you are familiar with using Twitter)
[Updated Feb 2017]
Explore this if you are interested in how you will be judged as a researcher using citation metrics (a count of how many times your published paper has been referenced by others). Metrics are being used to evaluate researchers and institutions and how this may affect your future prospects in academia. This can be a controversial area: do metrics reveal research strengths or is this a case of simple numbers being used to avoid a more complex problem?
At the end of this session
[Updated Nov 17]
This session will give an overview of the range of online tools available to create a professional academic online profile. We will cover establishing your researcher identity (to claim your publications and citations), research social networking sites and social media as a means of disseminating your research and raising your profile.
[Updated Mar 2018]
Tips for finding your research community online!
[Updated Nov 2016]
"Stand out and be counted" was a half-day session for early career researchers. It was a workshop to learn about tools that can help you to promote yourself and achieve the best visibility for your research including: