Public Engagement and Social Media for Academics

29 Nov 2023, 10:00To 12:00 in Tehran

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Promoting your article for maximum interest: Public engagement and social media for academics


Wednesday, 29 Nov 2023 – 10:00 (IRST)


It is estimated that over 2 million scientific articles are published annually at an escalating rate. Hence, it is of prominent significance to ensure that one’s publications stand out. This workshop elaborates on what the authors can do to get their publications the attention they deserve. In particular, this workshop expands on how social media can be used to publicize academic work, and provides some practical guidance on how to develop the impact potential of research through appropriate science communication and social media engagement beyond traditional forms of publishing.

Learning outcomes and the topics of presentation:

How to maximize your article’s visibility

  • Pre-publication:
  • Find the right journal
  • Get it published
  • Enrich your article
  • Understanding the copyright and publishing licenses
  • Post-publication
  • Promote your article
  • Exercise your copyrights
  • Sharing data
  • Conferences
  • Media relations
  • Bibliometrics

Public engagement and science communication

Using social media to publicize your work

  • Important social networks for authors and researchers
  • Tools for publicizing your work
  • The potential risks in publishing your work online

Target audience:

Faculty members, Graduate students, Editors

Type of workshop:

Professional, Technical, Academic


All levels




Health Promotion Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences

About the instructor:

Alireza Salehi Nejad is a researcher at Cyberspace Research Policy Center, University of Tehran, and frequently edits and reviews manuscripts for journals published by SAGE, Elsevier, Cambridge University Press, and Nature, among others. He is also Ethics Committee Co-Chair of the Linguistic Society of America, Head of the Academic Integrity Surveys Working Group of European Network for Academic Integrity (ENAI), and Asia-Pacific Advisory Council member of the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors (ISMTE), Mendeley Advisor, and Web of Science Academy Mentor.

Organizer’s secretarial:

Health Promotion Research Center, School of Public Health, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Hemmat Highway, Tehran, Iran

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Alireza Salehi-Nejad

Alireza Salehi-Nejad

Researcher, University of Tehran

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