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

Contact the Media Relations Office: 

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

Discover is 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 is a publication where research staff are profiled in this printed and online publication. 

Staff profiles for all research staff are available online via the Pure portal.  



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

This includes guidance on:

  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Blogs

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. The printed guide as well as further information can be found on the Researcher Enviornment Brightspace module, which is accessible by all staff and PGRs at the University.

All staff training courses can be booked with People and Organisational Development.

Social Media

@weloveresearch is the University’s twitter account for sharing research news. Training can be provided on social media via People and Organisational Development or the Central Marketing Team. Contact your School's Marketing Team in the first instance.


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