#PNDHour connects those with lived experience of perinatal mental illness, as well as health professionals and campaigners. As part of the MRC Festival of Medical Research, Prof Ian Jones from the National Centre for Mental Health joined the weekly Twitter chat to hear people’s thoughts & experiences and talk about genetics.
Posts tagged ‘social media’
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21 Nov 2013
Networking tool, forum for debate, a way to reach people you wouldn’t ordinarily … reasons for using social media such as blogs and Twitter are many and various. Researchers are probably used to hearing how they ‘should’ be using social media, but some have probably heard just as many scare stories about wasted time or tweet-based slip-ups. So what’s in it for scientists? We asked three researchers to explain what they get out of using social media: so you can hear straight from the horse’s mouth.
Suzi Gage is a PhD student at the University of Bristol looking at relationship between drug use and mental health. She writes a blog called Sifting the Evidence for The Guardian’s science blog network.
[Video link for access] (Video produced by Emma Howell, University of Bristol)