Unit 5: Disseminating your research

R45: Using Social Media to disseminate your research

Research Blogging imageWhat you need to know to market yourself and your research expertise in an impactful manner!!

In this session we will work with you in order to create your online research blog. By the end of this session, your blog will be up and running --- the first and crucial step in establishing your online presence as a postgraduate researcher!  

Facilitator: Dr Ben Halligan, Director of the Doctoral College

 R44 Networking Skills and R45 Using social media to disseminate your research (blogging/vlogging), are scheduled to run consecutively on the same days. To book use the Eventbrite link which will register you for all sessions, although you are at liberty to drop in and out of sessions as required. The times below refer to this session only.


Date Time Venue Booking
Monday 6th November, 2023   10.15am - 1pm  Online Eventbrite Link
Thursday 25th April, 2024  2.15 pm - 5pm Online Eventbrite Link


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)