In the age of Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat, social media has become an important tool for marketing. This is true for companies as well as individual researchers. Today, I’m going to share how I’m using social media to help support our current research.
How do you plan travel to a foreign country in three weeks? I am in the middle of finding out. I am fortunate enough to have a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation. Each year they offer their fellows the opportunity to apply for a Graduate Research Opportunity Worldwide (GROW). This year I applied to travel to Australia for the summer to conduct research at the University of Newcastle. Unfortunately, it is a slow process as many countries are involved in the application process. So I had written off being accepted until they called me two weeks ago to tell me otherwise.