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Promoting your Research

Public Relations

The public relations team create press releases on a wide range of research projects taking place at the University of Huddersfield:

Key contacts: John Ramsdin, PR Manager – email:

The Conversation - The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community and delivered direct to the public. Its team of professional editors work with university and research institute experts to unlock their knowledge for use by the wider public.

Guidance on sharing your content on The Conversation is available from the PR team, contact: Nicola Werritt, email:

Expert comment – The PR team regularly needs academics to be able to comment on topical issues which raise the profile of the University and the researcher.

Views from the North - current affairs blog which raises the profile of the University and the researcher.  This is managed by the University’s PR team.

Discover – the University’s online and printed research news magazine. Research topics are selected for this based on impact, funding acquired and citations.

Research at Huddersfield – research staff are profiled in this printed and online publication. 

Staff profiles for all research staff are also available online.  Guide to keeping your profile up to date

The following courses are available on request via Staff Development:


Online Research Networks - share your work and connect with others:

This includes guidance on:

Writing for the Web -developing engaging and effective copy for the web for specific audiences and gaining further understanding of how audiences find and engage with online content.

Practical hints and tips for research impact

This includes guidance on how to:

  • Identify yourself
  • Collaborate
  • Reach your audience
  • Be discoverable
  • Be accessible
  • Disseminate

There is a printed guide to accompany this: Six key ways to boost your citations

All courses can be booked with Staff Development.

Social Media

Training can be provided on social media via Staff Development or the Central Marketing team.

@weloveresearch is the University’s twitter account for sharing research news. Contact: Central Marketing.Add

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