How to be a Successful Digital Academic to Boost Your Career - Google+ Hangout on Air

     
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To help you identify how you can use digital tools to enhance your research and career to give you a competitive advantage, jobs.ac.uk held a 60-minute live video event via a #jobsQ Google+ Hangout. You can watch the recording here.

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The way academic work is published is changing. Along with traditional publishing academics are increasingly looking to digital channels to maximise the impact of their work.

You may already be on Twitter and LinkedIn but how can you use these and other tools to enhance your research and widen public engagement? How much time should you be spending on your digital academic profile and what are the risks to your professional image and organisation? 

To help you identify how you can use digital tools to enhance your research and career to give you a competitive advantage, jobs.ac.uk held a 60-minute live video event via a #jobsQ Google+ Hangout.  You can watch the recording here. 

By watching this video recording you will learn how:

  • How to blend digital tools into your current work and conferences
  • How to manage your time online effectively
  • How to write for an online audience
  • How to use a blog to increase your public engagement
  • How digital networking can enhance your research
  • How to effectively use online networking to find collaborators

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Our Google+ Hangout on Air was hosted by Dr Inger Mewburn, a researcher specialising in the study of research education and research student support. Inger is also the editor of popular blog ‘newspaper’, The Thesis Whisperer

The panel of experts were;

Andy Tattersall - Information Specialist at ScHARR, The University of Sheffield

David White - Head of Technology Enhanced Learning at the University of the Arts London

Jenny Delasalle - Editor of the Piirus blog and Twitter feed

Michael Duignan - Doctoral Researcher and Associate Lecturer at the Lord Ashcroft International Business School

 

 

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