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Hunter Medical Research Institute

1/1 Kookaburra Circuit

Cameron Room

New Lambton Heights, NSW 2305

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As a follow up to the brief HCRA 'Twitter for Impact' training run by Linda Drummond last year, HCRA will be offering members the opportunity to attend further comprehensive Twitter training for both beginners and intermediate users. Linda Drummond, HMRI Communications Officer will again be presenting the training.

Members are welcome to attend both the beginner and intermediate sessions, or choose the one that best suits your skill level.

Beginner Session
8.30am – 10.30am

  • Basics in setting up an account
  • Hands on – set up your own account
  • Run through process of tweeting – practice tweeting during our training session

*Bring a laptop/iPad, a headshot (clear, good quality, professional-looking) and a brief biography of around 140 characters (dot points are fine) outlining their area of expertise and research interests.

Morning Tea: 10.30am – 11.00am (attendees of both the beginner and intermediate training are welcome)

Intermediate Session (you already have a Twitter profile)
11.00am – 1.30pm

  • How to tweet strategically
  • How to engage other users in your Tweets
  • The best twitter feeds to follow for researchers and scientists
  • Advanced techniques to make the right connections
  • Tweeting to the scientific audience vs tweeting to the general community

*Bring a laptop/iPad, a headshot (clear, good quality, professional-looking) and a brief biography of around 140 characters (dot points are fine) outlining their area of expertise and research interests.

If you would like to attend both sessions, please select both the Beginner and Intermediate ticket types.

If you have any questions, contact the HCRA Operations Team on 4042 0862 or HCRA@newcastle.edu.au

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