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Keeping up to date

There are many ways to keep yourself update with developments in your field including:

What's New

for Researchers

Subject support
  • Reading the latest literature in your subject
  • Attending University research seminars and events
  • Collaborating with other researchers in your discipline
  • Making the most of social media tools

Current awareness

Ensure you are reading the most recently published literature:

Collaborating with other researchers

Exchanging ideas and information with your peers is a great way to keep up to date in your subject. Email discussion lists and other online collaboration tools are a great way to communicate with other researchers and experts in your field.

  • Find out about research events within the University
  • JISCmail is the leading discussion list service for the UK academic community
  • PhD2Published provides support for academic writing and publishing
  • Vitae Community is an online network for researchers to share practice and discuss the latest policy implications

Blogs and Social Media

Use social media to explore rich sources of news, latest research and best practice from across the globe. Engage in debate with academics and other researchers.


Find out more about research funding opportunities on the University's research funding blog. Research Professional is an online database of research funding opportunities. It is a source of international research policy and practice news - you can create customised searches of its content.

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