MHS Training Team Course: Using technology to enhance your research – places available!

When: Tuesday 2 November from 9.30am-12pm
Where: Room 4.2, Roscoe Building
How to book: please visit the Training Team website at http://www.mhs.manchester.ac.uk/trainingteam/Training/Programmes.aspx?PageId=2-3

Information and Communications Technologies are changing the way in which people work, communicate and collaborate. Powerful technologies such as web 2.0 now make it possible for anyone to communicate on global scale. During this highly interactive workshop you will be introduced to web 2.0 technologies that can benefit your research and raise your research profile. In particular it will highlight how communications technologies are currently being used by the academic community and how you can raise your research profile. These will include:

  • Using Twitter and blogs to virtually extend research conferences and seminars
  • Using RSS feeds to manage your incoming information and help keep on top of the literature in your field
  • Using virtual learning communities to discuss journal articles
  • Using online file sharing tools to facilitate research collaboration
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