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Researcher KnowHow: Altmetric and Social Media for researchers

Altmetric and Social Media for researchers

Altmetric helps you track who has been talking about your research online in places like Twitter, blogs, news websites, policy documents etc. and can help you to engage people outside of academia with your research.  

At the end of this session you should:

  • have an understanding of what Altmetrics are, how they can be useful, and issues to look out for 
  • know how to register for Altmetric and carry out basic searches 
  • be able to get started on a basic social media communication plan for your research/output