Live-blogging: Social Media and Doing a PhD — Problems and Opportunities

It was quite a busy day at the University of Birmingham with our #SocialMediaPhD workshop. It can be helpful after a day full of information and ideas to commit some things to paper to digest later.

This photo gallery recounts our group activity “Social media and doing a PhD: problems and opportunities.”

As all of the pens, post-it notes, Apple Pencils, and coffee mugs nestled into the corners of the photos indicate, it can be a lot of work to do some group brainstorming and reflect.

Each poster is grouped into three columns:

  1. What we learned

  2. How to use it

  3. What we’re still wondering about (perhaps useful for a future workshop?)

Take a look for yourself to see what our groups shared — and of course feel free to add any suggestions or questions you might have as well.

Some of the quick highlights:

  1. Browzine

  2. Buffer

  3. Feedly

  4. Flipboard

  5. Omnifocus

  6. Pocket

  7. Unsplash

  8. Wakelet [FinalTilesGallery id=’2′]

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