A blog (a web log) is a discussion or informational site published on the Web, that can be used to share, discuss and illustrate academic ideas and methods.

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How to effectively use blogging as a tool to gain visibility in academia

While a lot has been said in this site about the importance of visibility in academia, I specifically want to know about the effectiveness of blogs: are blogs an effective means to communicate your ...
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Statistics on readership and posting habits for academic blogs

Although this stackexchange seems to be a little hostile towards metrics (especially when they are about research productivity), it is still sometimes fun to indulge in a little bit of arbitrary ...
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From blog posts to research papers; successful cases?

I am subscribed to many interesting blogs. Some of them are related to my research field, while others not. Sometimes I am really impressed that some of the posts are in fact real pieces of scientific ...