Archive for August, 2015

2: organisation and productivity tools

Friday, August 28th, 2015

As a researcher you'll need to think about note taking, managing and organising websites, scheduling meetings and list making. For a long time, we’ve been able to write up notes using word-processing software such as Word. But there are many tools out there to help with organisation and productivity. This thing will ...

1: blogging your research

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

What is academic blogging? Blogging is becoming an important development tool for sharing research and professional insights. It can help you to incorporate reflective practice into your work, and it’s also an effective tool for sharing your research with others, making professional contacts and extending your online network and presence. Indeed, blogging ...

23 Research Things timetable

Monday, August 17th, 2015

Week Date Thing 1 31-Aug 1/ Blogging your research 2/ Organisational & productivity tools 2 7-Sep 3/ Collaboration tools 4/ File sharing 3 14-Sep **coffee break** 4 21-Sep 5/ Social media for researchers 6/ Managing your online research networks 5 28-Sep 7/ Researcher identifiers 6 5-Oct 8/Mindmapping and brainstorming tools 9/ Survey tools 7 12-Oct 10/ Using images 11/ Web-conferencing and communication tools 8 19-Oct **coffee break** 9 26-Oct 12/ Digital curation and content aggregation 13/ Presenting your research 10 2-Nov 14/Reference management tools 11 9-Nov 15/ Managing research data 12 16-Nov 16/ Mapping tools 17/ ...

What is 23 Research Things?

Monday, August 17th, 2015

What is 23 Research Things? 23 Research Things is a self-directed, online learning program showcasing a range of digital tools that can support research activity. The program will share and explore new digital tools that might be useful to you and will also provide a framework for evaluation, reflection and for ...