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Mon 18 Jan 2016
10:00 - 11:00

Provided by: Graduate School of Life Sciences


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10 Days of Twitter: Beginner's course

Mon 18 Jan 2016


Learn the basics of Twitter by completing 1 short online activity per day, for 10 days and join the global network of researchers who already use it (

This is an online course - you will NOT be required to attend a workshop session.

Tasks will cover:

  • the basics – how to set up an account, follow people and send tweets
  • the conventions (@, #, RT, etc.)
  • etiquette and social conventions
  • the plethora of ‘apps’ or third party tools to add on
  • strategies for tweeting effectively and building a network
Target audience

GSLS PhD students and post-docs


Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Mon 18 Jan 2016   10:00 - 11:00 10:00 - 11:00 Isla Kuhn

By the end of this course you will be confident in using Twitter and understand its value for professional networking.


This course is online. You will follow a blog with guidance, instructions and an explanation of your daily Twitter task

System requirements

Access to the internet


For further information please contact Dr Charlotte Carroll (


1 short task on Twitter every weekday for 2 weeks.

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