—Main research question : what have been the experiences of researchers in using social media for communicating about their research?
-Focus on a broader range of universities and research centres. Try to include also universities/research centres in developing countries .
-use semi-structured interviews.
-Read more about this method in Alan Bryman’s book “Social Research Methods”.
-A category relevant for this dissertation: science communication.
-For the theory foundations of the proposal and dissertation: first reading: Jamieson et al: The Oxford Handbook of the Science of Science Communication.
– Literature search for empirical studies (that apply methods to studying questions that in a broad sense are related to this topic and research in the British Library book catalogue .