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Digital Researcher 2012

Vitae recently ran their third Digital Researcher day.This annual event introduces researchers to new technologies and social media tools which can be used to enhance research. The event focused on different stages of the research process, from identifying knowledge to disseminating research findings.
The Digital Researcher day was hugely successful and was fully booked well in advance. However, Vitae offered the chance for people to participate remotely by live streaming the keynote speeches and using an event hashtag. This was the first conference I have ‘attended’ via Twitter and following #dr12vitae enabled me to keep up to date with discussions, to interact with participants, and to find summaries and reports after the event.You could even pose questions to the keynote speaker. For those unable to attend in person or follow along on Twitter, Vitae have compiled a wealth of resources from the day on the Digital Researcher web page. There are four sets of slides from the workshops co…

Drop in sessions are back!

The Graduate School Media Zoo is back in the GSRR. Drop in sessions are available on weekday afternoons from 2-5pm. Come and explore the technologies available to help with every stage of the research process.

There are four GSMZ workshops still to come this term:
Social networking for researchersBlogging for researchers
eBooks and eReadersUsing the cloud for research

Reminders about upcoming events will also be posted on the Facebook page and the GSRR noticeboard. We're also on Twitter! Please get in touch if you have any questions about how the GSMZ can help you.

I look forward to meeting some of you soon,