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Online collaboration: Scientists and the social network

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Giant academic social networks have taken off to a degree that no one expected even a few years ago. A Nature survey explores why.
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Why academics really use twitter. Some interesting statistics with pretty graphics to make it easier.

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Are you an academic hermit? — Advice for authoring a PhD or academic book — Medium

Are you an academic hermit? — Advice for authoring a PhD or academic book — Medium | Ransacking Research | Scoop.it
Here’s how to easily change, if you want to
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Research: Doing a Literature Review? Some thoughts...

Research: Doing a Literature Review? Some thoughts... | Ransacking Research | Scoop.it
If you are going to do some research, you will definitely need to ground your activities in pre-existing work. You can find your research question by identifying a gap in the literature - i.e. some...
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53 interesting ways to communicate your research

53 interesting ways to communicate your research | Ransacking Research | Scoop.it
Sara Shinton is a freelance research educator who works for a range of universities north of the Scottish border. I’ve followed Sara on Twitter for ages and kept meeting people who love her work. A...
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How to report data in a way that readers need to know — Advice for authoring a PhD or academic book — Medium

How to report data in a way that readers need to know — Advice for authoring a PhD or academic book — Medium | Ransacking Research | Scoop.it
Avoid bogus over-precision and un-needed complexity, but give readers full data labels
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Online collaboration: Scientists and the social network

Online collaboration: Scientists and the social network | Ransacking Research | Scoop.it
Giant academic social networks have taken off to a degree that no one expected even a few years ago. A Nature survey explores why.
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Writing informative abstracts for journal articles — Advice for authoring a PhD or academic book — Medium

Writing informative abstracts for journal articles — Advice for authoring a PhD or academic book — Medium | Ransacking Research | Scoop.it
Be substantive and communicate your key findings 
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How to write paragraphs — Advice for authoring a PhD or academic book — Medium

How to write paragraphs — Advice for authoring a PhD or academic book — Medium | Ransacking Research | Scoop.it
in research texts (articles, books and PhDs)
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The Open Educational Resources Impact Map: researching impact through openness and collaboration.

The Open Educational Resources Impact Map: researching impact through openness and collaboration. | Ransacking Research | Scoop.it
Much sharing and use of open educational resources (OER) is relatively informal, difficult to observe, and part of a wider pattern of open activity. What the open education movement needs is a way ...
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Social Media Handbook for Researchers & Supervisors - useful & comprehensive PDF https://www.vitae.ac.uk/vitae-publications/reports/innovate-open-university-social-media-handbook-vitae-2012.pdf … #staffsPGR
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