Promoting Your Work Bootcamp

Have you ever Googled yourself?

Managing your online identity and knowing how to talk about your research to diverse audiences is vital to communicating why you and your work matter. Learn how to actively integrate yourself into the conversations of leading researchers and trends in your field of study.

This event will feature a panel discussion with Library experts, UCSF Public Affairs staff, and a science journalist discussing the methods of promoting yourself, your scholarly research, and monitoring its impact. Followed by a demo and hands-on exercise.

Laptops encouraged! Refreshments will be provided. 


Nicholas Weiler, PhD, Public Information Representative, UCSF University Relations. Dr. Weiler joined the news team in 2015 as a public information representative. He covers new developments in basic biological research at UCSF, including stem cell biology, neuroscience, and cancer biology. A native of Oakland, Nick has a PhD in neuroscience from Stanford University and a certificate in science communication from UC Santa Cruz. He has covered science, nature, and the environment for local and national publications including Science Magazine, the San Jose Mercury News, Stanford Magazine, and

Amy Maxmen, PhD, Senior Reporter, Nature. Dr. Maxmen is an award-winning science journalist who covers the entanglements of evolution, medicine, policy and of people behind research. Her stories appear in a variety of outlets, including Wired, National Geographic, Nature, Newsweek, and the New York Times. Her feature on the origin of humanity is anthologized in The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2015. In 2016, she won a Science in Society Journalism Award from the National Association of Science Writers and the Bricker Award for Science Writing in Medicine.


Kemi Amin, Communications Manager, UCSF Library.


Anneliese Taylor, Scholarly Communications Librarian, UCSF Library

Evans Whitaker, Research Librarian, UCSF Library


This bootcamp is the final session in a four-part series on research communication:

Publishing (September 7)
Peer Review (September 20)
Presenting (October 18)
Promoting (November 15)

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Mission Hall, MH 1407
550 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94158

Event Type

Class/Info Session, Special Event


Students, Postdocs, Faculty, Staff


Mission Bay


Communication, research collaboration, promotion





UCSF Library

Contact Info


Event Registration Required

This event requires registration.