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What could altmetrics add to the REF exercise? | Altmetric.com

What could altmetrics add to the REF exercise? | Altmetric.com | research impact and engagement through Web 2.0 technologies | Scoop.it
What could #altmetrics add to the Research Excellence Framework exercise? http://t.co/KttVIgI7rg
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Science and Social Media: Some Academics Still Don’t ‘Get It’

Science and Social Media: Some Academics Still Don’t ‘Get It’ | research impact and engagement through Web 2.0 technologies | Scoop.it
An archiving experiment/first go at Storify.
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Research reveals the amount of medical chatter on Twitter | Adi Gaskell on Social Business

I've written a few times about the rather ambiguous relationship many academics have with social media as a means of reaching out to their audience. For

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Social media is inherently a system of peer evaluation and is changing the way scholars disseminate their research, raising questions about the way we evaluate academic authority

Social media is inherently a system of peer evaluation and is changing the way scholars disseminate their research, raising questions about the way we evaluate academic authority | research impact and engagement through Web 2.0 technologies | Scoop.it
Continuing with our focus on the merits of social media for making academic impact, Alfred Hermida, award-winning online news pioneer, digital media scholar and journalism educator, argues that soc...
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The Research Excellence Framework and The State of Higher Education Today

Panel debate exploring the challenges and issues associated with the Research Excellence Framework (REF). With guest speakers including Rt Hon David Willetts MP, former University Minister,...
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In The 21st Century, What Counts As An Academic Publication? - Science 2.0

In The 21st Century, What Counts As An Academic Publication? - Science 2.0 | research impact and engagement through Web 2.0 technologies | Scoop.it
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Academic publishing should be defined by the presence of strict regulations to maximize transparency.
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Digital Scholar Workshop 3: Accelerate the Dissemination and Impact of Your Research Findings

In this workshop, you will learn how to use web-based approaches and social media to accelerate the dissemination and impact of your research findings. Today, researchers have to make their...
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The (predicted) results for the 2014 REF are in - Times Higher Education

The (predicted) results for the 2014 REF are in - Times Higher Education | research impact and engagement through Web 2.0 technologies | Scoop.it
Research team hopes that predictions will help to clarify the value of metrics in assessment
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Careful With That Axe, Eugene: Academics and Social Media - What's the Right Balance?

Careful w/ that Axe: Academics and Social Media - What's the Right Balance?: This week I came across an articl... http://t.co/xZ34bENygl
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Asymmetric warfare: SOCIAL MEDIA FOR ACADEMICS

Asymmetric warfare: SOCIAL MEDIA FOR ACADEMICS | research impact and engagement through Web 2.0 technologies | Scoop.it
Friends and colleagues alike frequently ask me how I manage to find the time to remain so engaged with social media, to write for various blogs, and give media interviews at the same time. Doesn't my...
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Teaching and the University of Tomorrow

The dystopia will be edteched.

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PSSRU | Blogs | Research Out There » Getting to grips with social media

PSSRU | Blogs | Research Out There » Getting to grips with social media | research impact and engagement through Web 2.0 technologies | Scoop.it
Here we reflect on our experiences in using social media to promote awareness of our research and to raise our profile.
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The rules of Twitter engagement - Times Higher Education

The rules of Twitter engagement - Times Higher Education | research impact and engagement through Web 2.0 technologies | Scoop.it
Christopher Davidson, who has 120,000 Twitter followers, on how to use social media as an academic
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Essay on issues facing young academics on social media | InsideHigherEd

Essay on issues facing young academics on social media | InsideHigherEd | research impact and engagement through Web 2.0 technologies | Scoop.it
RT @insidehighered: #CareerAdvice: On young academics and their social media presence:
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Human Factors: Identity Boosting on Social Media

Human Factors: Identity Boosting on Social Media | research impact and engagement through Web 2.0 technologies | Scoop.it
Familiar with @ResearchGate? A niche #socialnetwork for #academics and #research. Many good engagement strategies.
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Social media becomes a hot academic topic - Prague Post

Business schools are adapting to the marketing changes of the past five years
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Crowdfunding propels scientific research - Washington Post

Crowdfunding propels scientific research - Washington Post | research impact and engagement through Web 2.0 technologies | Scoop.it
Crowdfunding and TED talks have academics courting the public eye in a way that used to be frowned upon.
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Social Media And Its Impact on Medical Research

Social Media And Its Impact on Medical Research | research impact and engagement through Web 2.0 technologies | Scoop.it
A social media campaign may have little (if any) effect on article readership, a recent study reports.
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The dark side of the impact agenda - Times Higher Education

The dark side of the impact agenda - Times Higher Education | research impact and engagement through Web 2.0 technologies | Scoop.it
Academics’ engagement activities are valuable, says Alison Phipps. But a public profile comes at a price, especially for women who study gender
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Can we study society via social media? - Forum:Blog - The World Economic Forum (blog)

Can we study society via social media? - Forum:Blog - The World Economic Forum (blog) | research impact and engagement through Web 2.0 technologies | Scoop.it
The authors suggest that using big data to analyse society may not always be representational of real life.
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Study: Social Media Is Misused by Researchers - PC Magazine

Study: Social Media Is Misused by Researchers - PC Magazine | research impact and engagement through Web 2.0 technologies | Scoop.it
There are big flaws in how we analyze and predict human behavior based on social media data.
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Adi Gaskell on Social Business When will researchers wake up to the power of social media? | Adi Gaskell on Social Business

Academics often have a peculiar relationship with social media. For instance, a study from earlier this year highlighted how few academic researchers are

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Publish or perish? Tweet or defeat? When scientists take to social media...or ... - Tech Times

Publish or perish? Tweet or defeat? When scientists take to social media...or ... - Tech Times | research impact and engagement through Web 2.0 technologies | Scoop.it
Social media can greatly enhance the dissemination of knowledge about new scientific discoveries. So, how many researchers are using Twitter, Facebook, and other Web sites to announce their findings?
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Stephen Hawking's First Facebook Post Urges You To "Be Curious," And It's ... - Bustle

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Q&A: the art of academic blogging

Q&A: the art of academic blogging | research impact and engagement through Web 2.0 technologies | Scoop.it
Amy Genders at Cardiff University recently interviewed Kip Jones to find out more about how he uses social media to share his research and his advice for other academics who want to try their hand at blogging.

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