12-13th March 2014
Lombardy Boutique Hotel, Pretoria, South
Africa
Aims
A collaborative and interactive DIALOGUE
 to explore the complexities and responsibility of
research impact & uptake...
Programme
Day 1
1. Organizational strategies for research uptake
Day 2
2. Operationalizing uptake strategies and M&E
3. To...
Process
 Plenary inputs
 Q&A session
 Discussion in plenary
 Small group commissions
 Graffiti wall
 Tweeting
Twitter
Facebook status updates, just smarter
Bite-size news at your finger tips
Social-media-phobics: Old dogs can learn ...
Your first tweet
140 characters only, including spaces:
Your message + Quote topic + Quote twitter handle
(optional, good ...
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Objectives and Expectations - IWMI/WRC Research Uptake Workshop

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Objectives and Expectations - IWMI/WRC Research Uptake Workshop

  1. 1. 12-13th March 2014 Lombardy Boutique Hotel, Pretoria, South Africa
  2. 2. Aims A collaborative and interactive DIALOGUE  to explore the complexities and responsibility of research impact & uptake  to explore the potential for future partnership on research uptake activities in South Africa, Southern Africa, and Africa and  to develop a community of practice of professionals working in research impact & uptake from different angles
  3. 3. Programme Day 1 1. Organizational strategies for research uptake Day 2 2. Operationalizing uptake strategies and M&E 3. Tools for internal organizational change to foster an uptake culture
  4. 4. Process  Plenary inputs  Q&A session  Discussion in plenary  Small group commissions  Graffiti wall  Tweeting
  5. 5. Twitter Facebook status updates, just smarter Bite-size news at your finger tips Social-media-phobics: Old dogs can learn new tricks. Try it! 1. Smartphone (or laptop) Go to: https://twitter.com 2. Download twitter 3. Set up account: @janedoe 4. Start tweeting ->
  6. 6. Your first tweet 140 characters only, including spaces: Your message + Quote topic + Quote twitter handle (optional, good for debate) -> What is the Topic (“hashtag”) #WaterResearch or #ResearchUptake -> Who are you talking to @WaterWheelMag (Twitter handle) @WaterResearchSA @IWMI_Water_News @moniquesalomon @Tamakhaya Example: Dr Waterflower argues that climate change is limiting research uptake #WaterResearch @WaterResearchSA @IWMI_Water-News Response: Argument of climate change limiting research uptake doesn’t hold @drwaterflower #WaterResearch WaterResearchSA

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