Communicating your research
Allyship: what it means and how to best advocate inclusion & diversity in science
Your paper may be valued by your peers, but increasingly, that’s only one piece of the puzzle. These days, funders often ask you to show your work has relevance beyond the academic arena too.
But what form should that societal impact take and how can you demonstrate it? In this series of modules, we explore some definitions and measurements. We look at how you can bring a wider audience in contact with your work and some of the unexpected outcomes. We also explore the topic of lay summaries and how they can introduce your research to a whole new group of readers.
- What is societal impact
- Advice on sharing your research more widely
- Tips on writing a great lay summary
How to build empathy in researchIn this webinar, our experts focus on three tools for building empathy in research: interviewing, journey mapping and Photovoice. Also, they discuss ways of adapting these tools across sectors; including academia, industry and clinical settings.
Standing up for ScienceScience and the media: A panel of a researcher, journalist and press officer will share their experiences of engaging with the media and the public.
How to write a lay summaryJournal articles are written with researchers in mind, so the content isn’t always easy to follow for people outside academia…or even that field of st
With so much new research published each year, it’s never been more important to actively promote your paper. In this series of modules, we share some useful tips to help you increase the visibility of your work.
You will hear about the importance of SEO, (search engine optimization), and the points to consider when writing your paper. We introduce some of the tools available to support you and help you track your efforts.
- How to prepare for promotion at the writing stage
- Actions you can take post-publication
- Tips for tracking and measuring your success
How to promote yourself and your research as an Early Career ResearcherWhat does it take to be successful as an early career researcher? How much does communicating your research make a difference?
Seven strategies for scientists to communicate their research and create a brandWith societal impact being the primary goal of research, asking researchers to create a brand for themselves might sound counter-intuitive.
Conference skills for researchersLearn how to get your work accepted into academic conferences and make the most of your time as a delegate.
Social Media for ResearchersGain practical insights into how researchers can leverage the power of social media.
How to promote your research for maximum impactThis wide-ranging module is packed with useful advice to help you increase the visibility of your paper.
Inclusion and Diversity for Researchers
According to recent data, diversity in academia leads to more impactful scientific research. Therefore, creating an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity to succeed is critical to the advancement of science. But how does one go about this?
In this section of Researcher Academy, various experts will share to introduce the basic concepts of I&D, as well as a “how-to” manual on addressing these issues specifically in academia. These webinars are aimed at anyone in academia who is interested in I&D awareness, education and setting up an I&D program where they work.