Using news media and social media to increase the awareness and dissemination of your research

Course content:
This course will introduce the participants to how they can use news media and social media to increase awareness and dissemination of their research. The course will be a combination of lectures by journalists and researchers highly experienced in using news media and social media to promote their research and hands-on activities to initiate the process of increasing awareness of the participants’ research.

Purpose:
Participants on the course can use what they learn to increase the impact of their research on society. Furthermore, the increased awareness and dissemination can, potentially, increase their possibilities for receiving grants and be employed within research in the future.

Form:
Lectures and hands-on activities in groups or individually

Course director: Professor Søren Thorgaard Skou

Lecturers: Yet to be announced 

ECTS-credits: 1,6

Course material: Specific papers, books and internet-based material (e.g. Twitter-pages)

Course fee: The course is free of charge for PhD students enrolled at the Faculty of Health Sciences at SDU and PhD students enrolled in other Universities that have joined the "Open market agreement".
The course fee for other participants is DKK 3200,5.