BONUS young scientists training: Gaining insights into using social media and blogging
2016, 13:00-16:00, online or on site at University of Helsinki city campus, FREE-OF-CHARGE
how to use social media in game changing ways to ensure that the time you spend
on public engagement makes a difference. Gain new insights into blogging and understanding your audience. Get inspired by examples of top
scientists using social media to their advantage. Participants will get
personal guidance in how to write great research blog posts and help them
PE2020 Public Innovations for Horizon 2020 project http://pe2020.eu funds the training through its pilot case-study programme in which BONUS has been selected as one of the pilots.
Pre-training exercise (prompted once registration below has been completed)
13:00-13:15 Coffee and opening words
13:15–13:45 Keynote, Liisa Mayow, Kaskas Media: Which scientists are doing a great job on social media? Steal their secrets.
13:45–14:25 Channels: What works where and why? Three mini talks on the basics of three social media channels: Twitter, LinkedIn and Wikipedia. Special emphasis on language and style.
14:40–15:00 How to write a great research blog: 5 practical tips An introduction to quality blogging in a research context. The talk covers all key aspects of blogging, from getting ideas for posts to post structure, language, and how to ensure your blog gets noticed.
15:00-15:45 Exercise: Blog clinic Facilitation and personal support are provided throughout the exercise.
15:45-16:00 Wrap-up and follow-up plans.