Build a Research Website in Under 3 Hours
A website of your own is a good way to make your research more visible, whether this is a website for you as an individual researcher or a site to showcase your whole research group. You can use your website to explain your research, list your publications, point out your collaborations, blog, link to social media and note your
awards and achievements.
The increased visibility that a website brings can be useful when job searching, attracting applications from prospective students and postdocs and finding potential collaborators. A researcher
can use their own website to publish a preprint of their research article (depending on the copyright policies of the journal), allowing them to pre-publish their research in one place.
This workshop requires no coding skills or programming experience. Participants will be introduced to the principles of web design, usability and a few different platforms for building websites free of charge. The workshop will focus on the free Wordpress platform and participants will be taken through the website building process; by the end they will each have a functional research website that they can update and manage themselves.