This course introduces the reasons why PhD students might consider blogging, looks at some tips for academic blogging, and addresses some of the practicalities and considerations in starting a blog.
Dr Rachel Aldred, University of Westminster, introduces her research in the sociology of transport to talk about engagement with stakeholders and media.
Watching this video will take around 35 minutes.
Recorded at the Wales DTP Careers and Capabilities Event “Collaboration, engagement and impact in social science research: approaches, challenges and benefits” on 15 March 2019
Video recording of a keynote by Professor Pamela Cox at the ESRC First Year Student Conference in Cardiff, January 2015.
In this short introductory guide to public engagement for doctoral students, first year PhD student Julie Latchem (Sociology, Cardiff University) sketches out the basics of ‘getting started’ and shares her experiences of her own public engagement activities and impact plans. Julie’s PhD looks at how the futures of people with severe brain injuries are shaped during their rehabilitation and focuses on relationships between patients, their families and health care professionals in rehabilitation and long-term care settings. Continue reading
These talks and materials address those aspects of impact that are likely to be of most interest and use to Doctoral students in the social sciences.
Mixed media, including audio from workshops hosted by the Wales DTC at Cardiff University in May 2013 and February 2014. Continue reading