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Call for presenters for a Social Media Research Conference to be held in Newcastle Business School on Wednesday 6 May 2015

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This is a guest post from Raffaele Filieri, Senior Lecturer in Marketing at Newcastle Business School. I am running a Social Media research event in Newcastle Business School to bring together people from different disciplines with research interests in social media and digital communications. The main aim of the event is to get a better…

Social Media for academics: TODAY at 3pm

Alex Hope (@DrSustainable) is running a session on social media and networking for academics and researchers today at 3pm: Overview: There is massive potential to use social and digital media to develop a highly effective network but there is so much information on the Internet, where do you start? Dr Alex Hope (Faculty of Engineering…

Digital R&D for the Arts Launched

The AHRC, NESTA, and Arts Council England have joined together to launch a £7 million digital R&D fund for the arts. Arts Digital R&D Fund The fund will “support research and development projects that use digital technology to enhance audience reach and/or explore new business models for organisations with arts projects.” I’ve included further details…

Using Twitter to find research funding

Here’s a guest post from Dr Sara Walker from the School of Built & Natural Environment at Northumbria University. Sara is Director of Research in the Department of Architecture, Engineering and Construction. I recently dipped a toe into the strange world of Twitter. Twitter enables you to “follow” a range of people and organisations and to find out…

#arma2012: Using Social Media in Research Support

Most of us have now returned from this year’s ARMA conference (apart from those who’ve bravely stayed on another few days for the PraxisUnico conference). A full write-up will follow, but in short the event was largely excellent: I attended several exceptionally interesting and useful workshops, made new connections with colleagues across the sector, and…

Preparing for ARMA 2012

A few of us from RBS are heading down to Southampton tonight for this year’s Association of Research Managers and Administrators conference, subtitled “Making a Difference!”. Taking place over 12th-13th June, the conference provides an opportunity to hear from our peers on a range of topics related to research management, from ways to improve pre-award…