- Educational Resources
- Support Cores
NIEHS-funded Centers are beginning to leverage social media platforms to promote research and activities, expand networks and partnerships, improve relationships with stakeholders, and foster community engagement.
The OSU Superfund Research Center began social media efforts on Facebook and Twitter in August of 2011. In November of 2011, Naomi Hirsch, Research Translation Coordinator, headed to the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo to facilitate a roundtable discussion on how our Centers’ can harness web technologies and social media. Read more about our effort to build capacity for communicating science on-line.
Below is an extensive list of resources. Feel free to contact us if you have worthwhile resources to add or questions.
Why Social Media?
Social media includes web-based and mobile technologies used to turn communication into interactive dialogue. (Wikipedia)
Social Media Planning
Background and Misc. Resources
Digital Storytelling Examples
Mobile Tech and App Examples/Articles
Tweeting at Conferences
Training Opportunities and Resources
Multimedia & Data Visualization
Science & Health Communication
Assessment and Evaluation
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2012). Partnerships for Environmental Public Health Evaluation Metrics Manual. NIH Publication No. 12-7825. [Metrics are included for web and social media]