Tomorrow I'm in Bath giving a workshop:
Aim: To help you understand how social media can support your research and which tools are the most appropriate for you to use.
Date: 26 Jan 2012
Time: 10:30 - 13:30
Location: University of Bath 1E 3.6
Speakers: Alan Cann, University of Leicester, with Jez Cope and Geraldine Jones, University of Bath.
Funded by the EPSRC Knowledge Transfer Account.
This workshop will show you how you can use social media to help your research and your career. Social tools have important implications for how researchers (and educators) communicate and collaborate. This session will provide you with information to make informed decisions about using social media and help you select from the vast range of tools available. Social media has downsides as well as upsides, but on balance there is real value for researchers, from information discovery, through dissemination of your research, to impact metrics.
The hashtag for the session is #bathcr. I don't know how many of the participants will be tweeting, but if you'd like to follow along and contribute between 10am and 1pm tomorrow, that would be great.
This is the introductory talk for the workshop: