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Research & Enterprise Lunch time Workshops



Staff, Prospective Postgraduates

Creating Impact online: A beginner’s guide for researchers

Online media (blogs, forums, websites, Facebook, Twitter etc.) are increasingly important as a means for creating impact, sharing information and collaborating with others.

This workshop will be of interest to anyone wanting to use social media to:

  • disseminate research
  • identify and share relevant opportunities
  • communicate a cause
  • connect and collaborate with other researchers, media, charities or businesses.

By the end of the session you will have:

a) a clearer idea of the types of online platforms available to researchers and how to use them. 

b) an understanding of what makes content newsworthy, and how to build ‘audience interest’ in your work.

c) ideas about how to effectively build and manage your professional ‘online media profile’ to maximise opportunities.

d) a brief understanding of related topics such as ethics, reputation and legal issues

Run by Holly Powell-Jones.
Holly has worked as a freelance broadcast journalist for five years, as a radio reporter and newsreader, as well as creating news content for television, online and print platforms. She teaches media law and ethics at Goldsmiths, University of London, and is an active member of the NUJ.

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When & where

12.00pm - 2.00pmWednesday 21st March 2018

C322 Tait Building City, University of London Northampton Square London EC1V 0HB United Kingdom

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