Unit 5: Disseminating your research

R5 Skills for Researchers: Raising your Research Impact & Profile


This workshop will help doctoral students to think about ways of raising their research profile and sharing their findings. It will look at the role of journal impact factors (Journal Citation Reports/Scimago) and how you can demonstrate your scholarly impact using citation indexes such as Scopus. There will also be a hands-on look at research identity services such as Orcid, plus a look at the use of social media tools to promote research.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand how to demonstrate your scholarly impact through citation indexing and Altmetrics
  • Appreciate the importance of developing your online research identity
  • Gain a greater awareness of how Social Media can be used to share research

Facilitator: Learning and Information Services (LIS)

Date Time Venue Booking link
 Monday 16th October, 2023 2pm - 3.30pm  Online  Eventbrite Link
 Monday 25th March, 2024 10am - 11.30am Online Eventbrite Link


Vitae RDF descriptors addressed in this session are:

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.

  • Engagement and impact (D3)