10 Ways to Boost the Impact of Your Research


Promote your work

Make your work as visible as possible. Share it wherever you can, for example, at conferences, on your personal website, through social media or online academic networks.

Social Media Tips:

Follow or "like" key people
Always include a link and a doi if possible (shorten hyperlinks if necessary)
Try posting your content alongside a question or finding of note
Consider posting updates throughout the research process
Research and use hashtags (
Tag where you can if it's appropriate
Include links to your social media accounts in your profiles
Track attention using the Altmetrics bookmarklet