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Birkbeck University of London

Malet Street

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Digital Humanities is an expanding multidisciplinary field at the intersection of digital technologies and the humanities. This session is part of a series of complementary Digital Humanities workshops organised to help you think about the potential digital technologies may have for your research. Please note that if you would like to attend other workshops in the series you should sign up for each one separately via the BGRS Training Timetable.

The aim of this series is to provide you with the tools you may require to see digital possibilities in your project and to encourage you to think how digital technologies may provide you with new ways of working and thinking about your research.

The workshops are hands-on seminars led by experts in which you will learn how to navigate and work creatively in a digital environment. They also offer you the opportunity to meet and discuss your research with your peers..

Session content for Making the Most of Technology to Manage and Promote Your Research

As 21st-century scholars, we have access to a wealth of websites and digital tools for creating and managing our research. But where should we begin? And what’s the most effective strategy for making the most of these opportunities? With hands-on exercises and group discussion, this practical workshop guides you through some of the best solutions available. We’ll cover:

  • Promoting your research through online repositories

  • Digital tools for managing your research material

  • Building an academic web presence with social media

Format

  • The session will be taught in a computer lab and no prior experience is required.

  • These workshops are free and open to all current MPhil and PhD students at Birkbeck but registration is required.

  • Refreshments will be provided.

Session lead

  • Dr Catherine Pope, an academic and research skills trainer, who spends most of her time wrangling with technology

Researcher Development Framework areas

Domain A: Knowledge and intellectual abilities
A1 - Knowledge Base
A3 - Creativity
Domain D: Communication, influence and impact
D1 – Working with others
D2 – Communication and Dissemination
D3 – Engagement and Impact

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