15. February 2019 - 9:00 till 13:00
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WORKSHOP: Digital reach through communication - Twitter and opinion writing | Nowgen Centre Computer Suite | Friday, 15. February 2019

Manchester NIHR Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) 
Digital reach through communication: Twitter and opinion writing workshop
This workshop is aimed at those wanting to find out more about how they can use Twitter and online platforms such as The Conversation to share their research with a wider audience and facilitate discussion and debate. 
The morning will be split into two one-hour training sessions, allowing research staff to explore and gain hands on experience of using Twitter and writing opinion and news pieces.
There will also be a short presentation on Altmetric, looking at how digital content and conversations can be measured and evaluated.
Learning outcomes will include

An overview of Twitter and how to create engaging content and conversation

An insight into opinion writing and online platforms including The Conversation

An understanding of digital impact and evaluation and the role they place in research impact

Date: Friday 15 February 2019
Venue: The Nowgen Centre, 29 Grafton St, Manchester, M13 9WU 
Audience: Staff and students engaged in or supporting all P4 medicine research affiliated with the BRC, CRF, The University of Manchester and/or Health Innovation Manchester.
Event contact: Jane Crosbie
Telephone: +44 (0)161 275 5542
For more information visit  follow @ManchesterBRC