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Believe in your #PhDshelfie

Have you ever heard someone say “the best #selfie is the one that isn’t”? Well, in the case of a #PhDshelfie, the best one is the one you share with other PhD students. Here’s mine, now let’s see yours...  ... Continue Reading →

Benefits and challenges of tweeting a conference

Is it worth spending most of the conference glued to your screen? Are conferences hashtags where the real party happens? Ondrej discusses the pearls and pitfalls of tweeting from a conference...  Academic conferences are usually exhausting. You spend the whole... Continue Reading →

How to be a Twitter academic

It seems that when you are in the academia, everything becomes more complicated. Even your social media profiles might cause worry. This week, Sian shares her experience with Twitter...   Who am I? Why isn’t anybody listening to me? Is... Continue Reading →

My Adventures on Tweet-Street – Thomas Bray

I was, until recently, a Twitter virgin. Shameful, I know, but for all my Web 2.0 wisdom, Twitter had long seemed like a strange, foreign land, full of tweets and hashtags, trending and linking. Friends of mine would sometimes travel... Continue Reading →

Impact and Early Career Researchers

Impact is a key word in academia at the moment, but what does it mean and how can early career researchers get involved in Impact activities? In this short guide to impact for ECRs Charlotte Mathieson explains all. What is... Continue Reading →

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