Enhance your researcher profile with online visibility, engagement and impact tactics | 23 Research Things

The 23 Research Things blog got serious last week on all things research engagement, impact and online visibility. Check out Thing #11 on managing your online visibility, and follow it up with Thing #12 on research engagement and impact and strategies to enhance your researcher profile.

 

Managing Your Online Visibility (Thing 11)

Taking some time to manage your online presence as a researcher can make you more visible to the people who need or want to know about you. How would a recruiter, principle investigator, journalist or conference organiser know how to find you? Having a plan to manage your online visibility is a good idea. In this post Christina Ward and Dr Trent Hennessey provide some tips to avoid this task becoming overwhelming.

Research Engagement and Impact (Thing 12)

In recent years there has been shift away from ‘traditional’ impact metrics (such as citation counts), in favour of an increased focus on identifying and assessing the real-world impact of research. This is often referred to as the ‘impact agenda’. In this post, Kristijan CausovskiJustin Shearer, and Joann Cattlin investigate different types of impact, and how integrate them to into your research workflows.

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What is the 23 Research Things Blog?

23 Research Things is a program of 23 blog posts that highlight digital tools to support the research activities of academics and graduate students. Guest bloggers share their expertise on a set of research tools or topics, and outline why and how these might be integrated into practice. Guests include researchers, technologists, data scientists, and librarians.

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