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

The Social Scholar Archive: The Twitter feed from “The Anti-Social Scholar (and how not to become one)”

The Social Scholar is a free public lunchtime seminar series run by the School of Advanced Study.  Each seminar takes one aspect of social media or focuses on a specific social media tool or platform.  This is the first of a series of posts archiving online what happens at each event.  All materials related to… Continue reading The Social Scholar Archive: The Twitter feed from “The Anti-Social Scholar (and how not to become one)”

Introducing The Social Scholar – an interview with Matt Phillpott

The Social Scholar is a new lunchtime series of seminars starting this week looking at the pros and cons of social media in the humanities sector and investigating current best practice. We had a quick word with Dr Matt Phillpott who is convening the seminar for the School of Advanced Study to find out more.… Continue reading Introducing The Social Scholar – an interview with Matt Phillpott

The Anti-Social Scholar (and how not to become one) – Social Scholar forthcoming event

The British Library

Academics ignore social media at their peril. In my experience, active engagement is a far better policy than burying our heads in the sand. The first public lunchtime seminar of The Social Scholar will be held in room 246 of Senate House (University of London) at 1pm next Wednesday (23 October).  Here’s a brief run… Continue reading The Anti-Social Scholar (and how not to become one) – Social Scholar forthcoming event