A blog where I will occasionally post something on websites for scholars / research initiatives, the usage of WordPress, WordPress plugins and the DIVI theme to create them, and inspirational examples that I come across. And occasionally I may also post something of interest to the academic community that is not related to web design / development.
Looking for an Online Conference Platform that Stimulates Participant Interaction? Here Are Two Good Options
For a research project I am connected to as a valorization advisor, I’m currently looking for a system to host an online event that offers extensive opportunities for informal networking between participants. A system that makes an online event a bit closer to the experience of a live event at a physical location. So a system that has a bit more to offer than Zoom, although its feature to create breakout rooms is of course great. Because you might be looking for the same, I decided to share my findings in a post on my Notion virtual workspace.
One of the things that cannot be missing on an academic website - whether a site for a research project or a portfolio site for a researcher - is a publication list. The simplest way to put it online is, of course, just to copy your publication list from your CV to a...
The personal website of Shoshana Zuboff, professor in social psychology at the Harvard Business School, is about as simple and clean as a site can get. The first episode in a series of post in which I highlight and discuss interesting sites from scholars that I come across. Feel free to get inspired for your own site as a scholar.
If you have presented a research paper at a conference, you could make the slides available on your personal website as a downloadable .ppt or .pdf file. But it is much nicer to create a slider for site visitors to browse through your presentation one sheet at a time. In this post I explain how to do that, using Slideshare.
Having a Google Scholar profile is a good idea if you are a researcher; A list with all your publications is then likely to rank high in the search results if people are looking for you online. How do you make the most of Google Scholar when you also have a WordPress website (with the DIVI theme)?