Boost your research career with Twitter and LinkedIn – course at University of Copenhagen

Big news in small countries – international journalists at work in Denmark

What is it like to work as an international journalist in a Danish media environment? And how can international journalism skills be applied to jobs in strategic communication, marketing, and niche news services?

Three top international journalists will discuss this, …

Marcel Bogers

Innovation professor: I am a Twitter hub for others’ research

For Professor Marcel Bogers, his tweets are intertwined with his work and career

With more than 8,600 followers on last count, he is only one tweet away from getting thousands of people to spread the word about his own new …

Ia Kochiashvili

Astrophysicist is now a cybersecurity analyst (and on LinkedIn)

Ia Kochiashvili did her PhD research monitoring the remotest galaxies of the Universe. Now she monitors computer networks.

A few years ago I spent a day at the Dark Cosmology Centre at the University of Copenhagen for a feature in

social network graph

The strength of weak ties – why researchers use Twitter and LinkedIn

Why do your best opportunities come from your more distant contacts rather than your close friends? If you are a scientist and know the answer to this, the chances are that you use Twitter and LinkedIn.

Think of the job …

Ian Burns and Rasmus Mortensen

So … someone secretly made a clone of you. Now what?

How would you feel if you found out someone had deliberately duplicated your genes and made exact copies of you?

Would you be flattered (the more of me, the merrier!) Disturbed? (My unique value hinges upon me only being one.) …

Overskrift, sensation

Clickbait! The dynamics of headlines in the era of tweets

Zahle’s Gymnasium in Copenhagen invited me over to do an interactive workshop on headlines. We had lots of fun. But there was also a more serious purpose.

Writing headlines that ‘stick’ and get people to ‘click’ has always been …

Maria biological experiments

143,000 people have seen Maria’s biological experiments

Over the course of three years she reached an audience of do-it-yourself biology enthusiasts in 162 countries. This is the story behind her story. But it is also a story about how a niche interest can reach a global audience