9 episodes

Lunchtime talks delivered during the social media term at Oxford University covering a wide variety of social media topics.

Engage: Social Media Talks Oxford University

    • Education

Lunchtime talks delivered during the social media term at Oxford University covering a wide variety of social media topics.

    Blogging and Twitter

    Blogging and Twitter

    Elizabeth Eva Leach, Tutorial Fellow in Music at Oxford, disseminates her research through her blog as well as using Twitter to encourage succinct scholarly exchange. In this talk Elizabeth brings to light the benefits of Twitter and blogging for academic impact.

    • 45 min
    Social Media and your Career

    Social Media and your Career

    How can social media become career tools? In this talk Lucy Hawkins, Careers Adviser at the University of Oxford, reveals the techniques of how to use social media for information gathering, active self-marketing and networking. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 48 min
    Copyright in the Digital Age

    Copyright in the Digital Age

    Emily Goodhand is the Copyright and Compliance Officer at the University of Reading. She has a strong Twitter presence as @copyrightgirl and is Vice-Chairman of the Libraries and Archives Copyright Alliance (LACA). This talk will give listeners the confidence to deal with UK copyright law in the fast-paced digital age. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 42 min
    Rethinking impact with social media

    Rethinking impact with social media

    Oxford-based researcher Nando Sigona started his blog "Postcards from..." in 2008. Since then his use of social media has expanded into Twitter and Podcasting to engage wider communities in his research on migration, asylum and minority issues. Nando presents on what he does and why it works. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 29 min
    Which technologies do Oxford University students use?

    Which technologies do Oxford University students use?

    Melissa Highton, University of Oxford, presents the findings of the DIGE Project which investigated the use of technology by students from Oxford. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 48 min
    Is blogging and tweeting about research papers worth it?

    Is blogging and tweeting about research papers worth it?

    Does using social media have an impact on disseminating your research papers? Dr Melissa Terras, UCL, gives her experiences and opinions on this question through her own personal findings. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 43 min

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