Ciarán Quinn, Research Support Librarian & Librarian for the Research Institutes, Maynooth University. email@example.com
Wednesday, 5 April 2017
The A to Z of social media for academia Your definitive guide to using social media as an academic
Why should academics be using social media? And which social media should they be using? There are so many tools and networks that could be of potential use to scholars that it can be difficult to keep track. Times Higher Education has teamed up with Andy Miah, chair in science communication and future media at the University of Salford, to offer you the definitive guide to the social media tools available to academics, and how you can use them as you go about your scholarly work. There are many, many tools, but they have tried to give an idea of how higher education professionals might use them. Check it out here
European Research Council, 10 Years, 10 Portraits
The European Research Council (ERC) was set up by the EU in 2007 to fund excellent scientists and their most creative ideas. It supports cutting edge research in all fields, and helps Europe keep and attract the best researchers of any nationality. Today, the ERC is a key component of Horizon 2020, the EU’s programme for Research and Innovation. There's lots of interesting material on their website to help celebrate their first ten years including, these ten stories of research success https://erc.europa.eu/10years10portraits/
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