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Promote your outputs online

Social media networks provide valuable spaces for sharing your research outputs and building your profile. Explore this section to make the most of online platforms, using your time effectively and finding the best channels for your work.

Using social media: an overview

See our general guidance on choosing and using online platforms, how to communicate on them, and how to increase engagement. See more >

Mitigating risk online

Online activity isn't without risk. Learn how to keep safe and deal with the challenges and pitfalls of internet discourse. See more >

UCD's RMS Profiles

Keeping a well-written, up-to-date profile is a simple way of standing out to prospective funders and collaborators. See more >


By far the biggest and noisiest of social media platforms, learn how to use it and make the most of its features. See more >


Although its use has waned in recent years, this platform is still useful for accessing and engaging with community groups. See more >


Learn about the advantages and best uses of this growing professional network. See more >


A huge platform that is being used to great effect by researchers and educational institutions. Find out about its various features. See more >


Much more than just a place to watch videos. Learn about live streaming, scheduling and live engagement. See more >

Scholarly networks

Don't forget about these specialised sharing sites for researchers, which remain an important part of the research communication mix. See more >

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