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

In December 2013 the Social Scholar looked into issues of ethics in regards to social media publishing. Anne Alexander (Cambridge) explored the dangers of ‘publishing’ online and suggested advice to avoid the potential pitfalls.  This ‘archive’ post summarises what Anne said, and contains the video footage. The video is available from the SAS website, YouTube, and iTunes.   

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

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

Is it time to start using social media to promote academic projects?

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?