UiB Ferd Career Center for Early Stage Researchers

Social media for researchers

This workshop will show you how to use social media to extend your own impact, network with your peers, and get access to opportunities in both academia and industry.

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Participants will learn how to exploit the platforms Twitter and LinkedIn as professional tools, and to avoid unnecessary distractions.

You will get practical tips on:
·         Communicating effectively on the platforms
·         Meeting the right people, and engaging others in your research process
·         Maintaining a sustainable social media routine that fits into your working day

The workshop is both for beginners, and for those who are more experienced.

Break out of your own bubble! The purpose of this workshop is to have you meeting new collaboration partners and getting inspired by others’ ideas!

Prerequisites: Participants need to have a Twitter and a LinkedIn account before the workshop. But don’t worry if you are a beginner! You will receive a set-up guide, and 30 minutes- 1 hour of preparation beforehand, so everyone starts on the same page.

Max participants: 25

Workshop instructor: Mike Young

Language: English