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Using Social Media to Communicate     about Physiology and You      American Physiology Society at     Experimental Biolog...
Using Social Media to Chronicle Your         Science Activities: Research, Teaching, and Outreach          Danielle N. Lee...
Social Media Landscape•   Blogs•   Twitter•   Google+•   Flickr•   Facebook•   Klout•   LinkedIn•   Tumblr
My Social Media Experiences• Blogs  – The Urban Scientist at Scientific American  – Everyday Citizen  – Young Black Profes...
My Social Media experiences• Twitter  – @DNLee5• Google+• Flickr• Facebook Fan Page for my original science blog  – Urban ...
Research Activities• Shared my dissertation research• Demystify the graduate school experience
Teaching & Outreach Activities• Share lesson ideas/activities with others• Get feedback from other instructors as well as ...
Social media and your science career• Make science accessible• Organize your thoughts, research• Build a community  – Assi...
Professional Development•   Discussing my career metamorphosis•   Chronicling my Postdoc experiences•   Alliances and supp...
Why social media in science matters•   Searchable resource for interested individuals•   Broader Impact•   Open Access•   ...
Welding the Weapon• Branding and personal marketing  – Promoting self for new opportunities• Dynamic Portfolio of your sci...
Manage Your Social Media Presence• Google yourself• Claim professional cyber-real estate  About.me            Google +  Li...
What’s Next?• Syncing up online and physical materials and  as well as online and real life contacts  – Q-R codes  – Mobil...
Resources• Blogs that share personal research experiences  – SEAPLEX  – On Being a Domestic & Laboratory Goddess• Blogs th...
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Presented at the American Physiology Society Communications Symposium at the 2012 Experimental Biology meeting in San Diego, California.
Social media can be used to chronicle and share research, teaching, and outreach experiences with others in your field and with the general public. As a result it can be a very important career building tool to professional scientists.

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Using Social Media to Communicate about physiology and you

  1. 1. Using Social Media to Communicate about Physiology and You American Physiology Society at Experimental Biology Conference April 21-25, 2012 San Diego, California
  2. 2. Using Social Media to Chronicle Your Science Activities: Research, Teaching, and Outreach Danielle N. Lee, Ph.D. Scientific American Blog Network Oklahoma State University
  3. 3. Social Media Landscape• Blogs• Twitter• Google+• Flickr• Facebook• Klout• LinkedIn• Tumblr
  4. 4. My Social Media Experiences• Blogs – The Urban Scientist at Scientific American – Everyday Citizen – Young Black Professional Guide – Blogging While Brown Social Media Conference
  5. 5. My Social Media experiences• Twitter – @DNLee5• Google+• Flickr• Facebook Fan Page for my original science blog – Urban Science Adventures! ©• Klout• LinkedIn• Evernote
  6. 6. Research Activities• Shared my dissertation research• Demystify the graduate school experience
  7. 7. Teaching & Outreach Activities• Share lesson ideas/activities with others• Get feedback from other instructors as well as students about lessons/activities• Informal science education in out of school time• Mentoring• Authentic science and research opportunities
  8. 8. Social media and your science career• Make science accessible• Organize your thoughts, research• Build a community – Assistance from experts, others – Create new mentoring opportunities
  9. 9. Professional Development• Discussing my career metamorphosis• Chronicling my Postdoc experiences• Alliances and support-group in academia• “Office Hours” – Google + hangouts – Skype
  10. 10. Why social media in science matters• Searchable resource for interested individuals• Broader Impact• Open Access• Raises the visibility of individuals from under- represented groups who study/work in STEM disciplines
  11. 11. Welding the Weapon• Branding and personal marketing – Promoting self for new opportunities• Dynamic Portfolio of your science activity• Network, Share your CV – LinkedIn – MinorityPostdoc.org• Communicating science better and wider – Alternative science career paths
  12. 12. Manage Your Social Media Presence• Google yourself• Claim professional cyber-real estate About.me Google + LinkedIn Scribd Slideshare Tumblr• Manage your privacy settings for personal social media – Facebook – Flickr
  13. 13. What’s Next?• Syncing up online and physical materials and as well as online and real life contacts – Q-R codes – Mobile Apps• Dynamic data sharing and creative presentation of research – Infographics – Science Scribing
  14. 14. Resources• Blogs that share personal research experiences – SEAPLEX – On Being a Domestic & Laboratory Goddess• Blogs that share teaching experiences – Doing Good Science – Discovering Biology in a Digital World• Websites that facilitate outreach experiences – 1000 Scientists 1000 Days – National Laboratory Day

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