Social Media Student Champions required for @UWSInteractive festival

Do you know a UWS student who uses social media to aid their learning, project development and career development who could help support staff and student development during the UWS Interactive Festival in March? Job opportunities are available here: http://www.uwsinteractive.net/jobsuwsinteractive/

@UWSCreative Academics collaborate and innovate with @bournemouthuni colleagues

CCI academics David McGillivray and Jennifer Jones have spent two days working with colleagues at Bournemouth University around the themes of social media, events, learning and teaching with the school of tourism staff, research and undergraduate students. The tweets from the event have been archived storify which have more details of the discussions and themes … Continue reading

Ana ADI wins European Social Media Award

Doctoral Researcher Ana ADI won this year’s prestigious European Public Relations Education and Research Association’s EuroBlog prize for “Most innovative use of social media techniques in a communications research project or investigation“. Her website impressed the judges with the use of a variety of social media platforms in her research. The award ceremony took place on the … Continue reading

PhD Student Jennifer Jones presents to UK Cabinet Office on behalf of Social Media company Hootsuite

As part of a “Twitter Day” at the Cabinet Office (delivered by Transparency & Digital Engagement Group),  Hootsuite (Social media platform) had an opportunity to present to a UK Government audience about their software capacities and give a brief introduction to how it can be used in a public sector context. Hootsuite didn’t have any … Continue reading

Ana ADI named member of the SMCEDU Advisory Board

UWS Doctoral Researcher, Ana ADI, has been announced today to be part of the 15 Advisory Board Members joining SMCEDU, an education initiative of Social Media Club (founded by Chris Heuer) focused on improving the quality of Social Media education in Universities and empowering its community of Social Media professors. In her quality of Advisory Board member Ana … Continue reading

PhD Student Jennifer Jones guest talk for Coventry and Warwickshire Social Media Cafe at Warwick University

PhD Student Jennifer Jones  was invited along as guest speaker for the September edition of the Coventry and Warwick Social Media Cafe (at the International Digital Lab at Warwick University) to speak about her research around independent media centres, the Olympic games and the forthcoming launch of the #media2012 blueprint at the Cornerhouse (part of Abandon Normal Devices festival) in Manchester … Continue reading

UWS Doctoral Researcher talks about 2010 Social Media Trends to Influence Higher Education

Doctoral Researcher Ana ADI was invited earlier this September to hold a webinar presenting this year’s social media trends and discussing their potential to influence higher education. The webinar was organized and hosted by Colt Alton, founder of  Ednak, a thought networking utility for online educators and was part of a wider series of workshops dedicated to … Continue reading

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