ILWS - Charles Sturt University
ILWS - Charles Sturt University

Media Tips

Media Briefings

If any members have news stories, please complete the CSU Media Brief document and submit it to news@csu.edu.au (advising that you are part of ILWS).  The brief will then be allocated to a media officer who will follow up with the staff member and promote the news story.

Social Media

A collection of some useful links to sites written by scientists with tips on how to create social media accounts, to improve your citation rate, promote your research and other benefits. This page will continue to be updated as new sites and links are discovered so come back and check from time to time.

An Introduction to Social Media for Scientists 
Online social media tools can be some of the most rewarding and informative resources for scientists—IF you know how to use them. PLOS.org (Plos Biology)
Find Free (and Legal) Images for Your Classroom
How to decode a tweet .http://edtechsandyk.blogspot.com.au/2013/01/how-to-decode-tweet.html
Social Networking for Scientists: An entrance level guide for setting up a Twitter account, Facebook account and page and a wiki, http://socialnetworkingforscientists.wikispaces.com/
Promoting your research with Google Scholar- step by step instructions on how to set up a google scholar profile Read More
Science communication- getting your research out there in the world  link
Social media for academia: some things I have learnt Blog
Strategies to Get Your Research Mentioned Online
How to size images on social media: A cheat sheet (http://www.prdaily.com/Main/Articles/13807.aspx#)