The Social Scholar Seminar Programme and Resources

The Social Scholar is a series of lunchtime seminars from the School of Advanced Study, providing training on the theme of Social Media. In these sessions we hope to learn together about how to better use social media in a professional capacity and what the difficulties and issues are.  The series will look at blogs, Twitter, Facebook,… Continue reading The Social Scholar Seminar Programme and Resources

#PotW: Legally navigating academic blogging and social media – 29 April

This month at the Social Scholar seminar we will be joined by Dr Judith Townend who will be looking at social media and legal concerns. Here a little information by Judith about what can be expected: “While social media tools are fantastically liberating for academic communication, users need to be aware of the legal and ethical… Continue reading #PotW: Legally navigating academic blogging and social media – 29 April

Legally navigating academic blogging and social media (Social Scholar – 29 April 2015)

This month at the Social Scholar seminar we will be joined by Dr Judith Townend who will be looking at social media and legal concerns. For full details check out our Event Page. Title: Legally navigating academic blogging and social media Speaker: Dr Judith Townend (SAS) Time: Wednesday 29 April 2015, 1pm-2pm Location: Room 246 (Senate House) As per  usual we… Continue reading Legally navigating academic blogging and social media (Social Scholar – 29 April 2015)

Social Scholar (18 March 2015) Using Social Media for a National Festival (and Learning how to engage online)

This month at the Social Scholar seminar we are going to look at social media campaigns for national festivals as an example of what can work well and what can be learnt from such campaigns. This should prove to be a useful session for those using or planning to use social media to promote and… Continue reading Social Scholar (18 March 2015) Using Social Media for a National Festival (and Learning how to engage online)

Podcasting academic research: PhD-Casts and Viva-Voce (Social Scholar, 18 February 2015)

The Social Scholar seminar is back with another lunchtime session, this time on Wednesday 18 February 2015, 1pm-2pm, in room 243 (Senate House). This week our focus will be on Research and Podcasts, and how audio and video can be an aid to the researcher and administrator in promoting the work that is done and… Continue reading Podcasting academic research: PhD-Casts and Viva-Voce (Social Scholar, 18 February 2015)

We the Humanities: The Benefits and drawbacks of the Social Scholar (3 December 2014)

The second Social Scholar seminar of the term takes place on Wednesday 3 December 2014, 1pm-2pm, in room 243 (Senate House). This week our focus will be on Twitter, and in particular on a unique idea for a rotation-curation Twitter account. In this post the founders of @WetheHumanities and our speakers for this session, Jessica… Continue reading We the Humanities: The Benefits and drawbacks of the Social Scholar (3 December 2014)