Online communication is a way to find other people with similar interests. This trend carries through all professional arenas. There’s a reason why people love to spend time online… it’s really interesting! The challenge is to find resources you can quote with confidence. What follows are a few cool sites with well resourced, quotable stuff that goes waaay beyond what they ate for lunch. (Lunch talk is for Instagram anyway. This is Twitter: AKA Resource Mecca.)
You might say, “But Dawn, what if I don’t have a Twitter account?” The answer is to click right HERE. I’ll get you started. It’s easy.
Dr. Berci Mesko is the awarding winning medical blogger who uses his Twitter to highlight different developments in the medical field. Additionally, he runs webicina.com and speaks at various events internationally.
Also Check Out: The Medical Futurist
Stephen McGann is a PhD student at Imperial College London. He’s focusing on science communication and tweets awesome news articles covering a wide range of areas that are always entertaining.
Also Check Out: The Theatre of Reason
Matt Thomas is a PhD candidate at the University of Iowa where he’s doing a dissertation on life hacking. His Twitter feed frequently interacts with others, discussing many different subjects and his blog, Submitted For Your Perusal, has many great posts.
Also Check Out: Submitted For Your Perusal
My Go-To read. The premiere business school publication tweets articles by the world’s leading scholars and academics regarding business and leadership. You simply can’t not read HarvardBiz blogs. They’re that good.
Also Check Out: Harvard Business School Gazette
Boris O. Popov is a doctoral researcher at Durham University and focuses on the communication of scientific research to non-academic publics. His Twitter feed is particularly useful for PhD students looking for a variety of quality articles on any number of subjects.
Also Check Out: STS Turntable
The Qualitative Report is a weekly online journal that focuses on qualitative research and enabling others to have access to it. The site tweets many different research tools and news pieces concerning it.
Also Check Out: The Qualitative Report
Of course. Forbes has it all: career advice, business news, cultural news and the latest tips and advice from the world’s most powerful and innovative entrepreneurs. As good as Harvardbiz but with some entertainment thrown in on occasion.
The Legacy Organizations for OMFS
@ABOMS | @IAOMS @theACOMS | @BAOMSOfficial |
It’s always good to follow the organizations that support OMFS.
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