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Using social media for networking and raising the profile of your research

10 February 2016
12:30 - 14:00

Education and Skills Development (ESD), in association with Learning & Development (L&D), invites you to a capacity-building seminar on the use of social media in research.
Speaker:  Dr Segundo Joaquin “Doy” Romero: School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines

Date:     10 February 2016
Time:    12:30 to 14:00
Venue:    VCC in all three centres (Pretoria, Cape Town, Durban)

A light lunch will be provided.

Dr Romero leads the “Universities and Councils Network on Innovation for Inclusive Development in Southeast Asia (UNIID-SEA)”, which has been innovative in building a regional network of universities and research institutions. The regional network comprises 12 academic and research institutions and more than 100 individual Fellows – professors, researchers, administrators, and development practitioners – across nine countries in Southeast Asia.

UNIID-SEA has successfully used a range of social media tools to raise the profile of its projects and of the emerging research area of innovation for inclusive development ( Considering the growing importance of social media, this would be a good opportunity for all researchers to gain useful practical knowledge on how to effectively use social media for networking and research.

RSVP: Liziwe Cwati (L&D)  on  (012) 302  2605 or  & Tshepiso Kekana (RIA) on (012) 302  2942 or by 5 February 2016