In early February I was asked to participate in a discussion on the use of social media by researchers for our 2013 Research Week. I was joined by @jennaprice and we mostly agreed with each other. Mostly ...
How to keep up to date with new discoveries and interests in your research area? Three academics introduced their experiences and what tools they use. Following the panel, a hands-on workshop provided a chance to learn how to use different tools: RSS feeds, email alerts and social media.
Jane led this workshop.
First you need to develop your SEARCH STRATEGY:
Panellists from various disciplines, Dr Alastair Rylatt, Dr Barbara Brooks, Dr Richard Norman, Dean Hargreaves, and Jessie Lymn, reflected on what they wished someone had told them at the beginning of their PhD and offered advice on overcomining obstacles and challenges that appear along the way
Research Week 2013 started with PhDland: Research@UTS Panel - a big picture overview of what you need to know about doing research at UTS – from the people at the top; Prof.
This very well attended session was presented by Dr Terry Royce who is Senior Lecturer, Research Literacies/Forensic Linguistics from UTS's Graduate Research School. Terry has kindly forwarded his slides and handouts for anyone who is interested to see.
Can't attend Research Week? Join the conversation on Twitter! We'll be tweeting with the hashtag #UTSrw13
When you're thinking about publishing in an Open Access (OA) journal, you want to avoid those awful journals that are just looking for your author fee, and won't actually give your research the credit or exposure that it deserves.
You've heard about Open Access and publishing, right? It's a big discussion point in research circles, hightened by the recent Cost of Knowlege campaign, during which researchers around the world pledged to boycott publishing bohemoth Elsevier.
It seems like there are more fantastic visualisation tools to play with all the time! This morning I discovered textexture, a new tool that helps you visualise text both in terms of frequency (like wordle) and as a network graph. What does that mean, and why is it cool?