Getting your work on social media may be easy – but making it popular is more challenging. This workshop takes you through the main social media channels and looks at how to create share-worthy content messages. Discover how to use social media to foster meaningful interactions and share your work with as many people as possible. Form tweets to live streams this interactive session is packed with ideas of how to maximise your use of social media as a researcher.

Following the session you will be able to

  • Raise your profile with social media
  • Know how to plan effective content to minimise the time requirement
  • Understand the use of social media as a research and networking tool
  • Increase your following and interactions by creating sharable content
  • Create platform specific content for Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube

About the trainer
Jamie Gallagher is an award-winning freelance communicator and engagement professional with ten years’ experience in the delivery and evaluation of quality engagement projects. Working across dozens of institutions and subject areas he has helped improve the reach, profile and impact of research engagement in almost every discipline. He has delivered training and events around the world, he has also written a pop science book and appeared on numerous TV and radio programs. When not talking about science Jamie is works with universities, charities and museums  helping them to demonstrate their impact and understand their audiences. www.jamiebgall.co.uk   @jamiebgall

Getting Social – Social Media for Researchers

Date/Time
Date(s) - 14/12/2021
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Event Speaker/Organiser: Jamie Gallagher
Course Code: RDP-JGB-001
Topic: digital communication
UKPSF: N/A
Curriculum Transformation: N/A
Bath Blend: Engagement
Digital Capability: Digital communication, collaboration and participation
RDF: D2
Target Audience: Staff who research

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