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Unit 5: Disseminating your research

R42: Using social media to disseminate your research

Being able to communicate your research to a wide audience is both a skill and a benefit, and is particularly important in terms of gaining employment after your PhD.  This workshop looks at the whys and the hows of disseminating your research via social media.

Facilitator: Dr Benjamin Halligan, Director of the Doctoral College

Tuesday 17th October 2017 2-4pm MD165
Tuesday 9th January 2018 2-4pm MD165

Vitae RDF descriptors addressed in this session are:

Personal effectiveness (B)
This domain contains the personal qualities, career and self-management skills required to take ownership for and control of professional development.

  • Professional and career development (B3)

Engagement, influence and impact (D)
This domain contains the knowledge, understanding and skills needed to engage with, influence and impact on the academic, social, cultural and economic context.

  • Communication and dissemination (D2)
  • Engagement and impact (D3)