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The Digital Academic
Online course

Course Description

This course gives you a unique opportunity to reflect on your digital profile, considering ways to build visibility and credibility for your research and drive impact online. The course takes a critical look at the power and pitfalls of various online platforms and social media,enabling you to become more effective and influential online whilst minimizing risks to yourtime, reputation and mental health. As part of the session you will receive a hardcopy* and a PDF copy of the second edition of The Research Impact Handbook.

*Available when you book half a day's worth of courses or more

Key benefits:


  • Think critically about your digital footprint

  • Discuss ways to reduce risks to your time, mental health and reputation online

  • Grow your academic reach and non-academic impact


At the end of the workshop:


  • You receive slides and links to free resources to help you embed impact in your research

  • You have the option to make a commitment to an action based on the course and receive a follow-up email from Prof Reed to check in and help as necessary after a month.

  • Prof Reed continues to answer all questions from participants via email after the course, guaranteeing a response to all questions within one week.

This course is based on these two chapters of The Research Impact Handbook

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What does a typical day look like?

View course slides

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Half-day workshop £1600 +VAT

2 hour version £900 +VAT 

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