25th January 2018
Twitter masterclass 14
Game changer! Preparing and sending Twitter presentations from your smartphone or tablet
8th November 2017
Tweeting birds: social media promotes ornithology citations
Communication of science as an integral part of research, not an unnecessary add-on
18th August 2017
Using social media to communicate science in order to benefit your research
16th August 2017
Twitter masterclass 13
Is your Twitter profile fit for purpose? Are you attracting or putting off followers?
4th August 2017
How social is #AOSSCO17?
Ornithologists are a social bunch, which is easy to see at #AOSSCO17 here in Michigan. But can we measure how social they are in promoting their research, particularly online? Steve Dudley BOU At #NAOC2016 last year, I attempted to measure the social media presence of those attending the largest ever ornithology meeting. The only […]
21st July 2017
Working for our ornithology community
Posted in: Altmetric, altmetrics, authors, blog, blogging, BOU, BOU series, Community, IBIS, Journal, new articles, People, sciblogging, scicomm, science blogging, science communication, social media, Twitter
Read how the BOU supports the ornithology community
19th July 2017
Of writing and Redshanks – the benefits of blogging with the BOU
#theBOUblog has forged a reputation for delivering for authors wanting to promote their research
14th July 2017
The BOU: who we are, what we do
Posted in: blog, blogging, BOU, BOU series, BOURC, Community, early career, early-career researcher, ECR, engagement, funding, grants, Grants Committee, IBIS, Journal, People, Records Committee, sciblogging, scicomm, science blogging, science communication, social media, volunteers
BOU is about community. Learn about why we do what we do from some of our members.
30th June 2017
BOU – we’re better when we’re together
How does a small society keep it together?
30th June 2017
Using social media to promote ornithological research and contribute to published articles’ altmetrics
You can help drive your own articles’ altmetrics
28th September 2016
Twitter masterclass 12 – best practices
Some simple pointers to keep your tweeting on track
14th September 2016
Let the BOU work for YOU . . altmetrics
Driving the online attention of your research
29th August 2016
Let the BOU work for YOU . . with blogging
Promoting your research with #theBOUblog
17th August 2016
How social are ornithologists?
Social media use in ornithology
17th August 2016
How social is #NAOC2016?
Assessing social media use at #NAOC2016
3rd August 2016
Let the BOU work for YOU . . on social media
Ornithology on social media
2nd March 2016
The #ornithology tag on Twitter
Steve Dudley BOU When @IBIS_journal wanted to group its science content tweets, and encourage others to share their avian science tweets with us and others, we looked at the various options and the various hashtags already being used. We soon disregarded the #bird and #birds tags as far too general and science tweets would simply […]
8th February 2016
Which social media platform?
Twitter? Facebook? ResearchGate? LinkedIn? . . .
15th October 2015
Twitter #masterclass 10 – Twitter basics 2
Steve Dudley BOU Twitter is ideal for building communities, promoting events and projects and engaging with others. But many Twitterati still don’t fully understand how to get the full benefits from this popular social medium. Replying to Tweets You might think there was nothing more straightforward. Then think again! When you hit ‘reply’ […]