Getting Social 

This workshop to explores effective use of social media for researchers. The interactive session helps researchers build their profile and presence on the main social platforms.


Course Description

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 half day session, you should 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

  • Know how to make online events accessible, safe and ethical

About Jamie

Jamie is an award-winning freelance communicator and engagement professional with ten years’ experience in the delivery and evaluation of quality engagement projects. During the pandemic Jamie has delivered training to over 3,000 researchers and online events to over 10,000 people. With a specialism in evaluation Jamie also provides consultancy services to charities and universities helping them to demonstrate their impact and understand their audiences and stakeholders.