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Title

Blogging and using Twitter for scientific communication

Dates

4, 11, 18 & 25 March 2014

Responsable de l'activité

Marc Robinson-Rechavi

Organizer(s)

Prof. Marc Robinson-Rechavi, University of Lausanne (CH)
A joint course with the Staromics doctoral program

Speakers

Prof. Marc Robinson-Rechavi, University of Lausanne (CH)

 

toutsepassecommesi.cafe-sciences.org
www.unil.ch/sequenceagenome/
www.unil.ch/genomeeee twitter.com

Description

Blogs and Twitter are increasingly used for scientific communication, e.g.:
- pre-print discussion of results
- discussion of published results
- discussion of scientific and related policies
- networking
- literature updates
- methodological updates

 

In this course, we will cover both why a scientist might want to blog or tweet, and how to do it most efficiently to fulfill your aims.

 

 

Program

Day 1: Introduction to Blogging
Why? how? why not?
Types of blogging
Finding interesting information in blogs and commenting

 

Day 2: Create your blog
Practical aspects
Discussion of topics, obstacles, challenges, motivation.

 

Day 3: Twitter
How it works; creating and using your account for science.

 

Day 4: Linking everything
Establishing a strategy, using other tools (Facebook, Reddit, LinkedIn, etc.)

Location

University of Lausanne

Map

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Credits

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Information

When?
4, 11, 18 & 25 March 2014
13:30 - 16:30

 

Where?
University of Lausanne
Biophore, Room 2107

 

Information:
- Please bring your laptop to the course!

Expenses

PhD students of the DPEE are eligible for reimbursement of incurred travel expenses by train (half-fare card, and 2nd class). Please send the original tickets (no copies, except for the general abonnement) with the reimbursement form to Caroline Betto-Colliard.

Registration

Through your myCUSO account!


 

Priority to the DPEE and Staromics PhD students until February 15th. After this date, first comes first serves.

Places

12

Deadline for registration 28.02.2014
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