the benefits of promoting your research to a wider audience
Promote your research through established and online media to reach a wider audience and:
- Establish your expertise
- Boost funding opportunities (particularly from industry and benefactors)
- Connect to individuals and organisations with similar interests
- Increase opportunities for collaboration
- Show how you and RMIT are making a difference
The Conversation is an independent source of analysis, commentary and news from the university and research sector – written by acknowledged experts and delivered directly to the public.
Their professional editors work with more than 3,500 registered academics and researchers to make this wealth of knowledge and expertise accessible to all.
Australian Policy Online
Australian Policy Online is a research database and alert service providing updates and access to reports, working papers, discussion papers and statistics essential for effective public policy development.
The site receives more than 85,000 visits each month and its Weekly Briefing email newsletter has close to 18,000 subscribers.
By putting your research on this site you can reach influential organisations and individuals, enabling your research to help shape public policy.
The RMIT Communications team promotes research by:
· Running media training workshops for academics
· Writing and distributing media releases on research successes
· Liaising with journalists looking for expert comment
· Producing podcasts, including the Talking... series (Talking Design, Talking Business, Talking Technology and coming in February 2013, Talking Health)
· Managing Blog Central, featuring thought leadership and commentary from RMIT academics
· Producing videos on research, including the popular How Things Work series
· Writing stories for RMIT News, including the RMIT home page
· Get tips on how to deal with the media from the Australian Science Media Centre