An interesting talk on the uses of Social Media by academics by Andy Miah who is Director of the Creative Futures Institute & Professor of Ethics and Emerging Technologies, University of the West of Scotland. Andy discusses the benefits of social media for journal editors, not only for publicity, but also as a platform for conversations, for pulling in information about related research activity, and nurturing a cohesive research community around your journal. He argues that research ... Continue Reading
Academic Digital Platform Building
Information and advice on creating and maintaining a sustainable academic digital presence to increase your impact.
Four reasons why a faculty profile page is no substitute for your own personal academic website. Almost every academic has an institutional or faculty web page that briefly summarizes their career, interests, and publications. So should you rely on that for your academic web presence? Here are 4 reasons why I think that's problematic. ... Continue Reading