Effective & Engaging Research Communication Development Series

27 Jul 2016

For more information, contact Dr Pauline Zardo

Series Session

Facilitator/ Presenter

Description

Date & Time

Location

RSVP Info

Social Media for Academics

Katie Rowney, Senior Communications Officer, UQ Office of Marketing and Communications

  • Create and manage your own social media platforms
  • Build an online presence
  • Understand the value and pitfalls of social media
  • Report on your growth using analytics.

Monday 25 July 2016

9.00am - 12.00pm 

 

Max 14 people

Duhig Tower, Building #2, Centre for Digital Scholarship, Level 5, Room D501

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Communicating your research in the media

 

Carolyn Varley, Corporate Communication Manager UQ Office of Marketing and Communications

  • Understand how the media operates
  • Frame communications and messages to suit media requirements
  • Understand how to make the most of media opportunities to promote your work.

Wednesday 27 July 2016

9.00am - 12.00pm

 

Max 14 people

Duhig Tower, Building #2, Centre for Digital Scholarship, Level 5, Room D501

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Top tips on writing for a non-academic audiences

 

 

Lou Bromley, freelance writer, editor and ABC Radio Community Correspondent

  • Gain quick, practical tips on writing for people outside of academia
  • Learn how to grab attention and clearly communicate your key points
  • Use these tips in preparing your reports, presentations, emails and industry grant pitches and applications

Friday 29 July 2016

11.00am – 12.00pm

Advanced Engineering Building #49, Level 3, Room 313A

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The Conversation

 

 

Liz Minchin, Senior Editor, The Conversation

  • Why public and media engagement matter more than ever for universities and researchers?
  • Why write for The Conversation?
  • When & how to pitch. It’s an increasingly competitive process.
  • Discover insider tips and how to avoid common mistakes when pitching to The Conversation

Tuesday 2 August 2016

2.00 – 3.00pm

AIBN, Building #75, Ground floor, Seminar Room

 

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Podcasting: Streaming research for busy audiences

 

 

Lou Bromley, freelance writer, editor and ABC Radio Community Correspondent

  • What are podcasts, why would I use it?
  • How do I make and distribute a podcast – can I use my smart phone?
  • Identify when a podcast might be an effective alternative to a research report or presentation for busy research partners

Wednesday 3 August 2016

11.00am – 12.00pm

Brian Wilson Chancellery, Building #61A, Level 5, Senate Room

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Effective communication theory, tips and tricks – Online training

 

 

Dr Susannah Eliott

Chief Executive Officer,

Australian Science Media Centre (AusSMC)

  • Gain insight to what makes effective communications
  • Learn tips and tricks that will help you create effective video communications

Thursday 4 August 1.00 – 2.00pm

Online

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Altmetric: Tracking the online buzz around your research

 

Sarah Brown, Manager, Research Outputs & Impact UQ Library

  • Learn how to track the online interest and buzz around your publications
  • What is an Altmeric score and how can you use it?
  • Tell stories about your research, track engagement, and broaden your readership

Monday 8 August

11.00am – 12.00pm

 

Max 26 people

Duhig, Tower, Building #2, Level 2, eZone 3

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Video for Research Communication – 1 day practical training

Dr Susannah Eliott

Chief Executive Officer,

Australian Science MediaCentre (AusSMC)

  • Learn how to use your smart phone create videos to communicate your research
  • Learn interviewing skills
  • Leave with a video you can use on social media, your website or blog, or for your next job interview

Thursday 11 August 2016

9.30am - 4.30pm

 

Max 14 people

Duhig Tower, Building #2, Centre for Digital Scholarship, Level 5, Room D501

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