Social Media for Researchers


About this video

Social media is omnipresent. Researchers can use it to profile their work, exchange ideas and results, and to meet like-minded peers. The benefits of using social media are abundant, but it’s important to know how to leverage the power of each platform type.

In this webinar recording, Dr. Christian DeFeo Product Marketing Manager of Mendeley – Social explains the history of social networking for researchers, the benefits of each platform type and how you can use them to your advantage.

You’ll come away with a sound understanding of why researchers should network online, and how you can make the most of social media in your daily life.

About the teacher

Christian DeFeo

Product Marketing Manager – Social, Mendeley

Dr. Christian DeFeo earned a PhD in Creative Writing at the University of Southampton in 2010. Afterwards, he returned to a career in technology, presently working as Product Marketing Manager – Social, for Mendeley. He is presently studying for a second PhD in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at Loughborough University.


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