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Social Media for Researchers: Why use Social Media

Why UniSA Researchers are Using Social Media

 Video length: 2 minutes 59 seconds

UniSA Researchers' Social Media Success Stories

 Video length: 3 minutes 56 seconds

Benefits of Using Social Media

Keep abreast of recent research and developments in your field. Social Media is also a great way to find out about new projects trends or ideas and to see what industry partners are doing; demonstrating real world applications of people's research.
You can increase the visibility of your research through Social Media. This can lead to further citations, which in turn, increases your research's visibility and credibility.
As our researchers will attest, Social Media is a great way to collaborate with your peers and build your professional networks. In our videos the researchers talk about these collaborations and how this led to undertaking further research around Australia and the World.
Social Media is a quick and easy way to get your message out there.
Who knows where that next collaboration will come from. Social Media can broaden your audience and connect your research with people you may not have known were interested in it.

Getting Started with Social Media

Not sure where to start?  Use our Cheat Sheet below to help you find the Social Media platform that works for you. (Click on text for larger view)