Questions tagged [linkedin]

Questions relating to the use of LinkedIn for academic purposes (e.g. to publicize research, make academic contacts, interact with graduate students and fellow researchers).

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For a PhD pursuing a career in academia is a Linkedin helpful?

I have seen the other questions on linkedin on the Academia stack exchange page but had a slightly different one. For a PhD student who is looking to becomes a professor post grad school, is a ...
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Is it okay to send a connection invitation on LinkedIn to an academic event director?

As a just graduated student, I have submitted my contribution proposal for an academic event and the organising committee has accepted it. Despite I have still met none of the above mentioned ...
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Share examiners assessment on LinkedIn

After my PhD I received the diploma with the (external and one internal) examiners final recommendation that was used to award my PhD. Because my Ph.D. wasn't graded and this recommendation is very ...
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Specifically academic alternative to LinkedIn

It is well-known that LinkedIn is used by scholars too, but I think that the business-friendly structure of your profile-page makes it markedly less suitable for academic purposes. Is there a ...