Education Observatory

Research in Education at the University of Wolverhampton

Twitter for Academic Purposes – Workshop with Dr Katy Vigurs (BCU)

The Education Observatory was pleased to welcome Dr Katy Vigurs who delivered an interactive staff and student workshop on using Twitter for academic purposes.

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Dr Katy Vigurs is an academic and higher education researcher who has been dabbling in ‘networked scholarship’ over the last eight years. She has developed expertise in digital academic practice that sees her engage with a range of communities and also allows her research and scholarship to reach an international audience. The session focused on Twitter as a professional and transformative means of communicating research and engaging with others to build new networks.  Katy is an academic and higher education researcher who has been dabbling in ‘networked scholarship’ over the last eight years. She has developed expertise in digital academic practice that sees her engage with a range of communities and also allows her research and scholarship to reach an international audience.

See more from Katy via her Twitter @drkatyvigurs