This master class will encourage participants to engage with social networks, online collaboration tools and automated alerts to maintain professional networks, share research and keep reading current.
For example, it will look at the academic use of Twitter, LinkedIn, Academia.edu and Researchgate.net.
Master class requirements: You must be comfortable engaging with social media platforms.
By the end of the master class you will be able to:
Use social networks for academic networking
Engage with social networks for discovery purposes
Know how to use Twitter at a conference
Organise your research
Share documents with peers
Promote your research
Who is this master class for?
This master class is ideal for postgraduates and early career researchers who want to make better use of web 2.0 technologies for networking and research as well as those who wish to make better use of the tools available for managing research material.