[PCST] Upcoming webinar: Bloggers and their role in the dissemination of scholarly information

Catherine Williams cat at altmetric.com
Mon Feb 27 13:41:38 CET 2017

Dear Colleagues,

Communicating research to a broader audience has become a hot topic over the
last few years. The rise of open access has led to an increase in demand for
research to be made more accessible, and services such as Altmetric ensure
that the online commentary and engagement relating to research outputs is
transparent than ever before.

What role do science communicators have to play in this? In particular, what
impact do those that blog about research have on this broader audience, and
how does this shape how a research output is received?

Join us for this free webinar to hear from 2 prominent science
Rolf Degen and Neuroskeptic, who will speak about their own experience.
They’ll discuss what motivates them to blog and how they see their content
influencing our understanding of published academic work:

*Bloggers and their role in the dissemination of scholarly information*
Tuesday 7th March, 3pm GMT/10am EST

Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8934420762051568131

Please feel free to forward this invitation to any colleagues who might like
to attend. There will be time for questions and all registrants will
receive a
recording after the session.

Kind regards,

Catherine Williams
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