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Are you a University of Copenhagen researcher or science communicator? The course ’Boost your research career with Twitter and LinkedIn’ is running in the autumn of 2019. Please spread the word!
The course is for scientists, researchers and research communicators …
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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, …
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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 …
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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 …
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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.) …
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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 …
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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 …
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Lillian Wilde is a graduate in the field of phenomenology. In this guest blog post, she asks some existential questions about a soon-to-be-staged play on human cloning.
That Theatre, an English-language theatre group in Copenhagen, is staging the play ‘A …
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In just three years, Jack Fisher has made himself a leading advocate of a social startup in global health. I caught up with him to talk about how he uses Twitter to forge relationships and maintain a global movement.
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Twitter or Facebook? The two platforms were tested on a campaign for the European Conference for Science Journalists. There was a clear winner
For most people in a non-professional capacity, posts on Facebook and Twitter are for free. But many …
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…or, how to make your own research field visible to others by acting like a news editor and finding the good stuff to share on LinkedIn and Twitter.
As a specialised professional you have many reasons to follow, like, and …
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I am proud to announce that Mike Young Academy is offering its services to ThinkChina.dk, a Danish think tank.
ThinkChina.dk, which is based at the University of Copenhagen, brings together the expertise of all those in Denmark that have …
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Paying for reporters to ask you critical questions sounds downright crazy.
But this is exactly what many institutions, universities, interest groups, and causes do. Even some corporations do it, loosening the strict hold on their communication and allowing a degree …
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If you can get your network to do most of the reporting it is not only cheap. It will keep your website or newsletter credible and authentic.
Readers are often the best journalists.
I mean it. And I certainly mean …
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The adoption of English, even for domestic units in institutions or corporations, is a logical step. Especially for in-house newsrooms.
Many large corporations, research facilities and universities have English-language newsrooms or news hubs for both in-house and external news. A …
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