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Andy Tattersall delivering a talk

I am an information professional by trade and have delivered teaching and training within academia, healthcare and the information and library field for nearly two decades. I particularly teach, write and give talks on research communications, digital academia, information literacy, social media, altmetrics, technology, open research, web and information science. 


In my day job I am an Information Specialist at The School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) at the University of Sheffield.

I received a Teaching Senate Award from The University of Sheffield’ for pioneering work on the first Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) at Sheffield. I am a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and in 2017 I was named one of Jisc’s Top 10 Social Media Superstars in Higher Education.


I am a member of the UKSG Education and Events Subcommittee and resided on the Library and Information Association Multi Media and Information Technology Committee for over a decade (and held position of Chair for two years). I regularly write on the topic of technology and research communications, mostly for the popular LSE Impact of Social Sciences Blog, The Conversation and I edited a book on Altmetrics for Facet Publishing. which is aimed at researchers and librarians. I have also contributed to professional information and knowledge management website Jinfo.


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