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9 Academic Jargon Words NOT To Use If You Want To Engage the General Reader
When you work in academia, jargon often becomes part of your normal, everyday lexicon. It’s how you ensure you’re communicating ...
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Our 6 Favourite Images of Research
Universities are coming up with exciting ways to showcase their research. We've selected some of their most striking images ...
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What are the best Twitter alternatives for academics?
With Elon Musk taking Twitter/X in a different direction, what is the social media platform for academics in a post-Twitter ...
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Online Quizzes to Maximise Visitor Engagement
What’s your spirit animal? Which Disney character are you? If you were a sandwich, what would you be? Love them ...
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Creating Personalised On-Site Experiences With Dynamic Content
Here at Pixelshrink, we believe that knowledge is power. But we can’t fully leverage that power unless we’re able to ...
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How do Living Labs increase engagement with research?
Universities use living labs to connect researchers with the outside world and captivate new audiences ...
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What is Knowledge Mobilisation?
Knowledge mobilisation is all about making research count and change people's lives on a wider scale ...
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Web design and sustainability – let’s make it happen
Every activity has a carbon footprint, including your website ...
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Reference managers: which is the best of the 3?
There are several popular reference management apps which can help you organise your references: we compare them and give you ...
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Which is the best online acronym generator?
Naming your research project can be tricky, so we find out whether an online acronym generator tool can help you ...
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How to cite sources in a blog post
It's important to add references to give credit to your sources, but what's the most effective way to cite sources ...
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Who is Cloudflare and did they break the internet?
Cloudflare provides services for a lot of major websites. If they have an outage, does that affect yours? ...
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