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Communicating your research

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Strong communications play a vital role in raising your profile as a researcher, strengthening the BRC’s reputation and demonstrating impact.

Tell the BRC team what you are working on. We can help you to share your story, and it also help us report our activities to the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR).

  • Research findings accepted for publication
  • Large funding successes
  • Researcher awards/recognition
  • Trial registrations opening
  • Events or training you’re attending
  • Policy/guideline changes influenced by research
  • Important collaboration/partnerships
  • Upcoming major funding bids

You can submit updates about your work to our email address: birminghamBRC@uhb.nhs.uk

Social media training and resources

The University of Birmingham provides extensive guidance for researchers on how to use social media (requires UoB account).

The University also offers training events and 1:1 drop-in sessions (requires UoB account) to give practical advice for academics who want to start engaging through social media.

The NIHR provides guidance on how to use social media for patient and public involvement.

Follow us on social media for the latest updates

We use our X (formerly Twitter) account, @birminghambrc, to share updates and to promote the exciting work of our researchers, helping build the reputation of our BRC.

Don’t forget to tag us when posting about your work – whether it’s a new publication, an event you’re attending, or anything you’d like us to share more widely.