Media training for veski connected community

12 December


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

veski was delighted to provide members of the veski connected community with an exclusive veski masterclass and workshop on how to engage the world with your research using social media, following a seminar on how to work effectively with the media.

The sessions were delivered by senior representatives from the Australian Science Media Centre (AusSMC); Ms Lyndal Byford, Acting CEO at AusSMC and Dr Joseph Milton, Acting Director at AusSMC, providing an overview of the current media climate and how this can navigated this to the advantage of researchers.

The importance of a digital profile was highlighted, with extensive evidence to suggest that social media sharing of research has huge benefits for researchers, including an increase in Citations (REF).

During the masterclass attendees were introduced to the new look Scimex; developed by AusSMC to increase the quantity and accuracy of science reporting in the media and how to navigate social media, whilst the workshop focused on the power of your own smartphone to communicate your stories to the world, assisting researchers who are interested in leveraging current technologies and social media platforms to get their message out.

 

 

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