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ON TOMORROW: @ConcertTcrc Cancer Roundtable featuring Prof Marie Ranson ( @mranson2 ) and Dr Tara Roberts ( @DrTaraLRoberts ) presenting on 'Drug Testing: Pros and Cons of cell culture and animal models'. Wed 12 August at 8am

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Effective use of social media in health and medical research careers – Franklin Women

Franklin Women are holding two practical workshops on using the social media platforms Twitter and LinkedIn effectively in health and medical research careers. Life sciences social media expert Michelle Gallaher will help you set up your accounts and show you how to strategically use these platforms for your career.

The workshop also provides an opportunity to connect with other women in diverse health research careers in person!

Two intensive Social Media workshops – Twitter and LinkedIn

Date: Tuesday 22nd November 2016
Time: Twitter – 9.30am – 11.30am. LinkedIn 11.00am – 1.00pm.
Venue: BCA National Computer Training Rooms, Sydney City (near train and bus)

Registration: essential via the Franklin Women website – attend either one or both, depending on your needs.

Inclusions: Hands-on workshop facilitated by life sciences social media expert Michelle Gallaher. Computers, wifi, morning tea and coffee provided. Plenty of one-on-one time to set up and perfect the use of these platforms in your career while connecting with linked-minded women.

What is Franklin Women? 

Franklin Women is a new community for women working in health and medical research and related careers. We think nothing but good can come from bringing together women working in the health sciences to provide offer other support and opportunities. We also hold unique events focused on delivering professional and personal development on topics outside of the technical sciences and which always involve a lot of fun and good food!

Subscribe to the Franklin Women newsletter here. You can also follow Franklin Women on Twitter and Facebook.