There are many ways for academics to communicate their work. In today’s link round-up, we’ll focus mostly on academic conferences. I also have many links about social media stored up, so that might be next week’s theme…
Let’s start with some great links about communicating your research and being part of academic conversations.
Tseen Khoo tells how she changed her attitude about communicating research.
Academics need to step into the light: “In most cases our work does matter in today’s great debates; we’re just not doing a very good job of translating it for the broader culture.”
On being part of academic conversations.
Going to Academic Conferences
Conference 101: post attendance reflections.
Conferences are for networking.
Beyond Twitter: virtually connecting at conferences.
Giving a Conference
Tips on how to prepare before giving a conference.
Rachel Handforth tells us what it was like to give her first conference.
How to write an abstract for a conference paper.
On bad presenting practices and death by PowerPoint.
On the importance of body language.
Why do senior academics ramble on?
One bag academic travel.
How to get that suitcase unpacked.
Have you been at a conference recently? Do you have more tips or interesting links on the topic?
Tell us in the comments!