Behind the scenes

Blogs and articles about sharing our experiences in science communication.

Drawing conclusions

Posted by
Jess Wade
Date posted
23.11.2016

Jess Wade tells us the story of how she came into science, and what led her to share her science through her other passion: art

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How we do the Twitter quiz

Posted by
Anthony Lewis
Date posted
20.05.2016

Digital Media Officer Anthony Lewis explains how to use Twitter's image cropping algorithm to create a whimsical quiz.

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From the lab to the front page

Posted by
James Whiting
Date posted
10.05.2016

Jim Whiting, BBSRC PhD student from the University of Nottingham, tells us how his experiences as 2015 CHRISTMAS LECTURES Media Assistant revealed the value of scientists working with the media.

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To space and back! The view from a CHRISTMAS LECTURES assistant

Posted by
Abigail Guillermo
Date posted
08.04.2016

Abby Guillermo, a BBSRC PhD student from the University of Oxford, shares her experience of being one of the 2015 CHRISTMAS LECTURES assistants.

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Astrology in the CHRISTMAS LECTURES? Not quite…

Posted by
Ed Prosser
Date posted
02.04.2016

Senior Producer Ed Prosser lifts the lid on our 1 April CHRISTMAS LECTURES announcement.

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Operation 'HI TIM'

Posted by
Jonathan Farrow – CHRISTMAS LECTURES Assistant 2015
Date posted
22.02.2016

Jonathan Farrow, the 2015 CHRISTMAS LECTURES Assistant fills us in on a demo that didn’t make it.

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Animating 'The risks of the everyday'

Posted by
Andrew Khosravani
Date posted
11.09.2015
Jungle illustration

Animator-in-residence, Andrew Khosravani, talks about how he went about making his first animation for the Ri.

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Falling in love with computer science

Posted by
Ben Dornan
Date posted
24.06.2015
Computer science programming screenshot

Causeway Associate in Computer Science Ben Dornan explains where his love for computer science started, and why he's excited about the Computer Science Masterclasses.

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Evaluating ExpeRimental

Posted by
Martha Henson
Date posted
18.06.2015
Children doing ExpeRimental activity

Martha Henson shares her evaluation of our ExpeRimental video series which aims to encourage parents to do science at home with their children.

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A fond farewell

Posted by
Michelle Reeve
Date posted
23.01.2015

Michelle Reeve looks back on her BBSRC internship at the Ri during the CHRISTMAS LECTURES.

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