Knowledge Mobilization

Knowledge Mobilization

Four minute guide showing how researchers are using networking and sharing sites. Video on How can researchers make use of social networking and sharing sites such as Facebook?
Three minute guide showing the different ways in which Twitter can be useful for researchers. Video to How can researchers make use of twitter?
Four minute guide explaining how blogging can help academic researchers. Video on How can researchers make use of blogs?
Greater numbers of instructors are turning to social networking sites to communicate with students. This study examined whether posting social, scholarly, or a combination of social and scholarly information to Twitter has an impact on the perceived credibility of the instructor. Participants were assigned to one of three groups: a group that viewed social...
Dr Ruth Page outlines the benefits and challenges of using social media at work and also shines a spotlight on the academics and universities who excel in this area. Read the rest of the article here.
Sharing research resources of different kinds, in new ways, and on an increasing scale, is a central element of the unfolding e-Research vision. Web 2.0 is seen as providing the technical platform to enable these new forms of scholarly communications. We report findings from a study of the use of Web 2.0 services by UK researchers and their use in novel...
About the research This annual report of the first year of the three‐year Researchers of Tomorrow study is based upon quantitative and qualitative data gathered between July 2009 and February 2010. The Researchers of Tomorrow study focuses on evidence‐gathering from three groups of doctoral students in the UK: a cohort of 60 Generation Y doctoral students...
I recently presented my ideas on why academics should tweet and blog too at a symposium at Syracuse University called “Tenure Track Dream Team”. View more presentations from Syracuse University, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
Social media have become serious academic tools for many scholars, who use them for collaborative writing, conferencing, sharing images, and other research-related activities. So says a study just posted online called "Social Media and Research Workflow." Among its findings: Social scientists are now more likely to use social-media tools...
Over the past 15 years, the web has transformed the way we seek and use information. In the last 5 years in particular a set of innovative techniques – collectively termed ‘web 2.0’ – have enabled people to become producers as well as consumers of information. It has been suggested that these relatively easy-to-use tools, and the behaviours which underpin...

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