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Better off blogging?
Thinking of writing your own blog? Want to find useful blogs in your field?
Explore the showcase of different ways in which researchers are using blogs, and try things out for yourself by using the links on the right hand side.
Group blog: Ancient World bloggers
This is a collective blog, enabling lots of different researchers to contribute.
Individual: Film and Media Lecturer
Microblogging: collating research reports
Blogging your research
Writing a blogpost is very different to writing an academic journal article. This presentation contains some useful tips on aspects such as style, content, format etc.
Aggregated blogs: The Conversation
Have a go! Create a blog
There are many different services available which can help you create a blog, web site, or both. Some of them require payment, others offer a free version. This is a very brief list!
Newcastle University blogging service
This enables you to create a WordPress blog hosted on the University's site. You can also search the directory to see who is blogging here.
A multimedia blogging service which enables you to post images, videos, MP3 files and more, and follow other people's blogs.
Recommended by a researcher, this is a web page creation site, which includes a blogging feature. Basic version is free, and you can pay for advanced features.
WordPress is an easy-to-use system to help you create your blogs.
Explore! Selection of academic blogs
Article about academic blogging which includes links to many blogs (see the comments as well).
Site aggregating research blogs from different scientific disciplines.