The SMART: Social Media Assessment for Research Transfer one-year project, funded by JISC, will enable the School to: assess current stakeholder activity in this area; develop social media tools, policy and practice: and provide a support infrastructure and long-term strategy for social media as a research communications tool. About SMART The research landscape… Continue reading Welcome to the SMART!
At SAS it is our role to promote and facilitate research. As part of a one-year JISC-funded SMART project, the central communications team has been working closely with staff across SAS to expand and develop the social media presence of the School and its 10 institutes as part of a broader communications strategy. One of… Continue reading Is it time to start using social media to promote academic projects?
This post lists some of the findings from a recent survey we ran as part of the JISC-funded social media project – SMART. The project is lead by the SAS communications team and engages all 10 institutes of the School. The project commenced in July 2012 and is expected to complete in July 2013. Over the… Continue reading SAS SMART
Results from our social media survey
After carrying out a social media survey across the 10 Institutes of the School we were able to put together this infographic showing some of SAS’s social media habits. (Click image to view full size)
This afternoon Abhay will lead a focus and planning group for the SMART project with 10 SAS staff, plus the project team, so 15 of us in all. Staff attending represent a broad range of roles and departments, including the Institutes of Advanced Legal Studies, Commonwealth Studies, English Studies, Germanic & Romance Studies, Historical Research,… Continue reading SAS focus and planning group
The project team has had a number of meetings with Abhay since he joined the project and the initial structure for his assessment of current SAS social media presence over the coming months will be as follows: 1. Throughout February, Abhay will undertake an initial assessment to benchmark current School social media activity using a… Continue reading Initial work with Abhay: Jan-Feb 2013