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The 2017 Science Communication course is almost upon us. This is the sixth year that the course has been offered in the final year Biochemistry and Biology degree programmes and a lot seems to have changed since it started back … Continue reading
The video workshops for 2015 will be held tomorrow. Those of you participating will get a chance to try your hand at making a very short film. To do this well takes skill and practice. Below are listed a couple … Continue reading
This is a short animated video about the genius of Mendeleev – originator of the periodic table of elements. We will be discussing story-telling and video throughout the course. See if you can figure out what makes this one so … Continue reading
In the USA actor Alan Alda (star of M*A*S*H) is one of the great cheerleaders for science, appearing regularly on TV. He may well have something like the status that David Attenborough enjoys on this side of the Atlantic. I … Continue reading
Stumbled across this discussion (podcast) this morning on the BBC’s ‘College of Production. In it “Michael Mosley, science presenter and executive producer and Helen Docherty, science development producer, talk to Sophie Lording about how we can make engaging science television.” … Continue reading
I saw this blogpost about adverbs and thought it might be useful for everyone, as you get stuck into your coursework.
This site at The Guardian has links to videos and articles giving lots of advice on good science writing.