What is Engaged Scholarship at UNC-Chapel Hill?


The Skills and Practices of Engaged Scholarship (SPES) is a seminar series to showcase resources and projects and promote discussion related to engaged scholarship at Carolina. A collaborative effort of the Center for Faculty Excellence, the Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, the Carolina Center for Public Service, the Carolina Community Network and the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute (TraCS), the series aims to bring together faculty, staff, students and community partners to increase knowledge about campus efforts and the needed skills for successful engaged scholarship and to promote interdisciplinary discussion and collaboration.



Upcoming Seminar Dates and Information


Using Twitter to Promote Engaged Research

Date:             Friday, December 2, 2016

Location:      Pleasants Family Assembly Room, Wilson Library

   Schedule:       8:30 – 9 a.m, Sign in and refreshments

      9 – 10:30 a.m, Presentation and discussion

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Twitter can be an effective tool to widen research audiences and to engage with community partners, policymakers and other key audiences impacted by research. This seminar will help to explain how to use Twitter effectively, including best practices and experiences from other researchers at UNC. Participants in this seminar will be able to learn about how to use Twitter in their own research and learn about how to learn more about utilizing social media in engaged research.

Molly De Marco, Ph.D. MPH, Research Scientist at HPDP

Rebecca Tippett, Ph.D., Director of Carolina Demography at the Carolina Population Center

Natalie Vizuete, Director of Social Media at UNC-Chapel Hill

Coffee and bagels will be provided.

Registration Link: http://unc.live/2fw6QuY