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PhD Futures - Digital Media to enhance the research profile

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<ul><li> 1. DevelopingyourResearch Profile viaSocial Media PhD Futures Careers Event University Of Salford- June 2009</li></ul> <p> 2. What does it mean to have a profile? 3. Definition of profile: </p> <ul><li>arepresentationof something inoutline ;</li></ul> <ul><li>aset of dataoften in graphic form portraying thesignificant featuresof something, </li></ul> <ul><li>a concisebiographical sketch ; </li></ul> <ul><li>degree or level ofpublic exposure </li></ul> <ul><li>Inhttp://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/profile </li></ul> <p> 4. What does it mean to be a researcher? Courtesy of Jsome1 (flickr ID)http://tinyurl.com/6fd3mq 5. A researcher, someone who: </p> <ul><li>observesa phenomenon by close examination; </li></ul> <ul><li>reflectsabout the reality under study; </li></ul> <ul><li>producesdata about the observable fact;</li></ul> <ul><li>disseminateshis/her research findings; </li></ul> <ul><li>Sharehis/her ideas; </li></ul> <ul><li>Contributesto scientific knowledge. </li></ul> <p> 6. Social Media </p> <ul><li>EnhancingProfessional profile</li></ul> <ul><li>Promoting your researcher ID Digitally</li></ul> <p> 7. Do you have a presence online? </p> <ul><li>Why? </li></ul> <ul><li>Why Not? </li></ul> <p> 8. Online PresenceBlog wiki microblogging SocialBookmarking Presentation Sharing Social Network websiteBlog Prof. Network Scrap-Blog etc Active participation Show-case work &amp;outline research activity Develop evidence of work in progressby reflection &amp;active participation Profile 9. </p> <ul><li>Where to start? </li></ul> <p>What are the web possibilities? Background picture courtesy of foxypar4 (Flickr ID)http://tinyurl.com/5wjz74 10. </p> <ul><li>How to make your online profile reputable? </li></ul> <p> 11. What is understood by reputation? </p> <ul><li> . theopinionof the publictoward a person, a groupof people , or an organization()</li></ul> <ul><li>en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reputation </li></ul> <p> 12. How wepresent&amp;represent ourselves onlineDOESmatter . 13. </p> <ul><li>How much information to provide? </li></ul> <ul><li>How much is too much? </li></ul> <p> 14. Develop an online professional profile that is coherent with you face to face approach 15. Tips to enhance your online profile </p> <ul><li>Give a bit of your professional self: </li></ul> <ul><li>Share and reflect about your work,</li></ul> <ul><li>allow others to provide feedback. </li></ul> <p> 16. Tips to enhance your online profile </p> <ul><li>Cultivate the network around you </li></ul> <ul><li>Participate actively in discussions of your area;</li></ul> <ul><li>Become known among peers. </li></ul> <p> 17. Raise your profile by </p> <ul><li>contributing to a wider community;</li></ul> <ul><li>becoming an author; </li></ul> <ul><li>sharing; </li></ul> <ul><li>communicating; </li></ul> <ul><li>interacting; </li></ul> <ul><li>Exchanging views; </li></ul> <ul><li>Learning with other; </li></ul> <ul><li>Online </li></ul> <p> 18. Some Examples : </p> <ul><li>Top Ten Researcher Blogs </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>http://tinyurl.com/m7e5bv </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>LinkedIn Research Network </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>http:// tinyurl.com/3kyk4l </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>Global Researchers Profile </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>http://academia.edu </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>Sharing Your Research Channel </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>http://www.scivee.tv/about </li></ul></li></ul> <p> 19. Image Credits </p> <ul><li>Unless stated otherwise, all pictures were retrieved fromClip Art and MediaMicrosoft website </li></ul> <p> 20. Thank You! Text Slides available at: http://www.slideshare.net/cristinacost </p>