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How to use twitter for research

How to use twitter for research

Twitter is increasingly being used by researchers:

  • to promote their work
  • to stay up to date with the work of others
  • to stay abreast of opportunities e.g. funding calls

To use twitter for your research, create an account. If you already have a personal account, decide whether to use this or set up a separate one.

Consider following:

Check twitter daily or every couple of days.

You don’t have to tweet. If you do:

  • keep tweets short and snappy
  • use a # that people interested in your area are likely to search for