Academic Blogging – Why and How?

This afternoon I gave a talk about academic blogging for the University of Aberdeen’s Qualitative Research Network. I promised I’d share the slides from the session, so here they are (blogging about blogging.. #meta)

Links to the various people/blogs/resources that I referenced during the talk:

My Twitter:
The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust:
Soph Arthur: /
Rebecca Hall: /
Andrea H.: /
Alex Fitzpatrick: /
Nicola: /
That Biologist: /
Michelle: /
Scientific Beauty: /
Arts & Humanities Research Council’s North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership blog:
Research the Headlines (The contributors to Research the Headlines are all current or former members of the Royal Society of Edinburgh‘s Young Academy of Scotland):
Students 4 Best Evidence:
Let’s Talk Academia:
Goop (please, please only use this as a guide for what not to do with blogging – keep your integrity and blog about topics with evidence behind them!):
Jade Eggs for Your Yoni:
Dr Jen Gunter:
Dear Gwyneth Paltrow, I’m a GYN and your vaginal jade eggs are a bad idea:
12 (More) Reasons to Start a Jade Egg Practice:
If Gwyneth Paltrow is so effing tired maybe she shouldn’t put jade eggs in her vagina:
Gwyneth Paltrow and GOOP still want you to put a jade egg in your vagina. It’s still a bad idea.:
Do Story: How to Tell Your Story So the World Listens:
Science Blogging: The Essential Guide:
Don’t be SUCH a Scientist:
(I also reviewed this book – take a look here)
Information is Beautiful: /
Knowledge is Beautiful:
The Conversation:
Mona Chalabi: /

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