DAAD Conference 2013: Using Social Media to Enhance Your Research Activities

Title: Session on “Using Social Media to Enhance Your Research Activities” at the annual conference of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), London.

Facilitator: Brian Kelly

Date and time: 09.15-10.45 on Wednesday 18 December 2013

Venue: Cumberland Lodge, Egham. See map.

Target audience: Young academics from Germany working in UK Universities who would like to gain a deeper insight into social media publishing, copyright issues and to reflect on opportunities and limits within the field.

About DAAD: Details about the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), London are available from their Web site or from a Wikipedia article.


In this session Brian Kelly, the Innovation Advocate at Cetis summarises the benefits which can be gained from use of social media to support research activities. The session is based on personal experiences in using social media to engage with fellow researchers, meet new collaborators and co-authors and enhance awareness and impact of research papers.


The slides are available on Slideshare and embedded below.

In addition a backup copy of the slides is available on Authorstream.