An Interview with Anne Alexander for the Social Scholar

The next FREE public lunchtime seminar session of the Social Scholar will be taking place in two days’ time (Wednesday 4th December, 1pm-2pm). For full details check out our previous blog post here [link].  In anticipation of what should prove an interesting and innovative discussion we asked this month’s speaker, Anne Alexander if she could… Continue reading An Interview with Anne Alexander for the Social Scholar

The Social Scholar Archive: Mark Carrigan sees blogs as a type of academic notebook to share

Mark Carrigan is a prolific blogger.  He’s just finishing off a part-time PhD in the Department of Sociology at the University of Warwick, but is also a research associate at the LSE’s Public Policy Group. He describes himself as a sociologist and an academic technologist.  In the second Social Scholar seminar Mark explained what use… Continue reading The Social Scholar Archive: Mark Carrigan sees blogs as a type of academic notebook to share

Social Scholar Forthcoming Event: The ethics of Social Media publishing: a brief introduction for researchers

The third FREE public lunchtime seminar of The Social Scholar will be held in room 246 of Senate House (University of London) at 1pm next Wednesday (4 December).  The seminar is open to all.  Here’s a brief run down of what you can expect.   Follow us on Twitter @SASNews using hashtag #socialscholar The ethics of Social… Continue reading Social Scholar Forthcoming Event: The ethics of Social Media publishing: a brief introduction for researchers

An interview with Mark Carrigan for the Social Scholar seminar

The second free public #socialscholar seminar on social media features Mark Carrigan talking specifically about ‘blogging’.  The emphasis will be on discussion, with Mark offering practical advice and encouraging us all to share ideas on how to get started as a research blogger.  We asked Mark a few questions ahead of Wednesday to find out… Continue reading An interview with Mark Carrigan for the Social Scholar seminar

Julian Harrison talks about why you should not be an anti-social scholar

Julian Harrison is the curator of pre-1600 manuscripts and books at the British Library; he also helps to manage the British Library’s Medieval Manuscripts blog.  In this talk for The Social Scholar seminar Julian explains what the British Library has gained from blogging and asks everyone to consider why it might be important for them… Continue reading Julian Harrison talks about why you should not be an anti-social scholar