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The #RSAde Group's priority objective is to ensure that FRSA communications (including networking and collaboration) are maximised through digital and social media. 


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The #RSAde Group's priority objective is to ensure that FRSA communications (including networking and collaboration) are maximised through digital and social media. As part of its remit, the group tests and develops tools, techniques and incentives to enable Fellows and Staff to engage effectively online. A Fellowship Council Working Group but all Fellows are welcome to join and contribute to this Network.

This group is now closed - as the Digital Engagement group was migrated over to an overall Communications Working Group. So it may well be worth setting up a new group for that. However with the new platform being launched later this year, it may well be worth waiting till that's launched and the new fellowship council elected.


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Farewell from me... + future of RSA digital engagement 2 Replies

Hi Digital Engagement group members,It’s been great working with the RSA’s Digital Engagement group (RSAde) over the last 3 years, and the RSA Fellowship Council’s Communications Task and Finish…Continue

Started by Matthew Kálmán Mezey. Last reply by Robin Houghton Nov 1, 2014.

Fellows joining the MOOCs revolution [new blog post] - please retweet/comment

Hi everyone,I've just published this blog post 'How to join the MOOC…Continue

Started by Matthew Kálmán Mezey Sep 19, 2014.

crowdfunding webinars

I participated in two, failed to connect to a third and feel that I have missed out! Mea Culpa!I should like to meet up/follow up, any suggestions for my participation as recipient and/or…Continue

Started by Peter Ashby Jul 30, 2014.

Crowdfunding webinar

Hi allJust wondering how many Digital Champions/DE members have taken part in a crowdfunding webinar organsised by the RSA?  Have just taken part and it could be a great opportunity for DC/DE Fellows…Continue

Started by Viv Long-Ferguson Jul 30, 2014.

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Comment by Charlotte Britton on July 29, 2014 at 9:11

An update for you all. The digital engagement group was absorbed into the newly formed Communications Working group of the Fellowship Council back in February this year.

This group is now probably best to close and perhaps a digital champions one should be set up? Matthew Mezey is the main point of content for all things to do with Digital Champions. 

When the new platform goes live later this year, I think the plan will be to close the Nings and migrate the groups over to the new platform. Matthew would be able to advise on that.

It may well be worth setting up a group for the Comms Working group, but I'll leave that for the next fellowship council which will be elected in October this year.

Comment by Dave Briggs on July 28, 2014 at 16:39

I have recently been working on 10 principles to help organisations make the most of digital.

Today I recorded a webinar going through them all, and I've embedded it below. Also, attached to this message, is a PDF of the slides.

I hope it is useful!

Think Digital webinar 28 July 2014 from WorkSmart on Vimeo.

Comment by Laura H Drane on July 21, 2014 at 11:06

£999 to raise by Saturday morning - you can give anything from £1! Please pledge and share to support young people, science & the arts 

Comment by Laura H Drane on June 26, 2014 at 9:29

The kickstarter campaign for Pandora's Locker is LIVE! This creative production is a youth opera mixing biomedical science and gender through a contemporary resetting of a Greek myth.

Please support if you can in two ways: 1) share this through word of mouth, social media, email, etc 2) donate if you can. THANK YOU! 

Comment by Penny Hay on September 15, 2013 at 15:14


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We made a film in a short space of time on a shoe string:

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Spread the word!


Comment by David Wilcox on January 21, 2013 at 10:30

Just posted a forum topic on why I suggest we move development discussions from this site across to Linkedin, and do any public engagement through social networks and blogs.

Comment by David Wilcox on January 19, 2013 at 17:10

Lively discussion on the Linkedin discussion about Fellowship of our tech platform needs. Can anyone from the core DE group update one where things are with the tech board scoping?

Comment by David Wilcox on January 17, 2013 at 8:30

Is anyone here interested in helping me, John Oakley and Paul Nash work with Matthew Mezey to lead and facilitate discussion in the 2300-strong RSA Linkedin group? It is proving a lot easier to engage Fellows there. For example, 26 of us developed 150 comments in a discussion about RSA mission that yielded a document that became part of the Board awayday discussion yesterday. (open doc)

We are currently talking about our vision for the future of the Fellowship, with some really positive ideas including a communication and innovation hub for Fellowship. 

It's an experiment in how Fellows can help digitally at national as well as regional level.

Either way, I hope you'll join the discussion (login needed)

My email is

Comment by David Wilcox on January 7, 2013 at 10:36

I've just posted an item about issues for today's technology board, where I believe there will be discussion of a new Fellowship comms platform.

My concerns: should there be one platform for staff and Fellows rather than several; we need a comms plan before a tech plan; interim arrangements need more thought.

Comment by David Wilcox on December 17, 2012 at 11:45

I've posted a forum topic about Helping the Board and Fellowship Council engage with Fellows


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