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Creating and maintaining a social media presence – 20 June 2014

The sigma North West and North Wales Hub is holding an event, Creating and maintaining a social media presence at Liverpool John Moores University on Friday 20 June, starting at 10am.

In the morning LJMU’s Alex Spiers will give an introduction to Twitter &c. This is something he does on HEA training courses so he is in a good position to guide novices. Janette Matthews, who looks after the sigma network website, will talk about the use you can make of the website to share news and information.

In the afternoon there will be an opportunity for presentations from colleagues around the UK on the uses they are already making of social media in mathematics and statistics support.

Leslie Fletcher, the Hub co- ordinator, has put out a general call for contributions on the sigma JISCmail list ( and would like to have offers of short talks on this theme as soon as possible.

There is no charge for attending this event and refreshments and lunch will be provided. Please let Leslie Fletcher ( know if you are planning to come so that catering &c. arrangements can be made.