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Maximising the exposure of research

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Presentation from the Case - Beyond the Hype seminar (May 09).

How the University of Bath are looking to maximise exposure of research via the website.

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Maximising the exposure of research

  1. 1. Maximising exposure of Research Bringing it all together Alison Wildish University of Bath #casebth – May 09
  2. 2. Why expose research? … aside from the obvious global impact – making the world a better place… Things that matter;  Being cited  Being on TV  Being in the press  Being talked about  Getting the funding!
  3. 3. Why?
  4. 4. Opportunities to Increase citations collaborate (Imminence of REF) More (better!) Greater impact students / researchers
  5. 5. We are what people think we are
  6. 6. Look in the mirror… Reflections from the University of Bath http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmtimages/2215855522/sizes/l/
  7. 7. Our homepage
  8. 8. Research homepage
  9. 9. Departmental research
  10. 10. People information
  11. 11. Publications (Repository)
  12. 12. Podcasts
  13. 13. Video
  14. 14. Centres
  15. 15. Mixed messages http://www.flickr.com/photos/jonwiley/1208632794/sizes/l/
  16. 16. Time for change http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmtimages/3004717988/sizes/l/
  17. 17. Where we are going…  Make it easy  Push, push, push… Objectives  If someone comes to our site; immerse them in research info  Open up our data sources  Integrate our data  Work together
  18. 18. Decrease the noise
  19. 19. Give people what they need… not just what we want
  20. 20. Integrate
  21. 21. Tag it
  22. 22. The power of search + people + publications
  23. 23. Think again when things don’t work for you • Go to www.bath.ac.uk/pip • Login • Click on Edit Profile • Click on Keywords • Click on Add Keyword • …
  24. 24. ???
  25. 25. Simplify
  26. 26. Push out
  27. 27. Thanks for listening

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