Research Communication and the Use of Social Media for Early Stage Researchers 2016

Can public communication, such as interactions with reporters and being mentioned on Twitter contribute to a scholar’s scientific impact?

Science communications expert Audun Farbrot will give use a lecture on research communication specifically tailored towards early stage researchers.

This event will be in English.

The road to knowledge is increasingly through the Google search engine. This could impact how researchers and other experts are recognised. By sharing your knowledge on social media, you can increase the probability of being found online for professional expertise.

Short bio

Audun Farbrot is head of science communication at BI Norwegian Business School. He holds a Master of General Business degree (Siviløkonom) from BI Norwegian Business School and an Executive Master of Management degree (2012) from BI with study programs in communications, multimedia management and social influence in organizations.

Farbrot is the author of handbook in “Science Communication” (in Norwegian) and “Sosiale medier for forskere, kommunikasjonsrådgivere og fageksperter” and has previously worked as a journalist in Økonomisk Rapport, Aftenposten and Dine Penger.

Farbrot is member of the Board of Directors at the online news service is the publisher of, an English-language source for science news from the Nordic countries.

Together with professor Linda Lai Farbrot he has published the article “What makes you click? The effect of question headlines on readership in computer-mediated communication” in the journal Social Influence.


Please register for this event. Your registration is binding, and no further confirmation will be asked. If you are unsure you cannot make it, please enter your email at the end of the registration and obtain the link to change or remove your registration.


Published Oct. 1, 2016 7:16 PM - Last modified Oct. 27, 2016 9:28 AM