Behind the scenes

Blogs and articles about sharing our experiences in science communication.

CHRISTMAS LECTURES in the 21st century

Posted by
Dom McDonald
Date posted
01.03.2019
Christmas Lectures audience members holding up cards saying 'YES'

Our Head of Education, Dom McDonald, explains how we've made a 200 year old icon of science engagement relevant to young people in the 21st century.

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What I've learned working with the Ri's Digital Team

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Date posted
01.02.2019
Man standing in Ri Lecture theatre

As his time at the Ri comes to an end, and he prepares to return to his PhD research, Matt Greenwell reflects on his experience as the Ri's Digital Intern.

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CHRISTMAS LECTURES go global

Posted by
Peter Gallivan
Date posted
24.12.2018
Megaphone image on poster

Peter Gallivan gives a look behind the scenes of this summer's CHRISTMAS LECTURES international tour.

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Reflections on 2018 at the Ri

Posted by
Shaun Fitzgerald
Date posted
19.12.2018
Leaves falling around two women on tv set

As we approach the end of 2018 our Director, Shaun Fitzgerald, reflects on another remarkable year for the Ri.

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Digital interning at the Ri

Posted by
Kate McCallum
Date posted
31.07.2018

As our intern Kate McCallum heads back to Brighton to finish her multidisciplinary PhD combining art, linguistics, enthnography and mathematical communication, she takes the time to share her experience of working on the Ri Digital team.

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Why we are on Patreon

Posted by
Liina Hultgren
Date posted
24.07.2018
 demonstration on desk

Ri’s Digital Platforms Manager Liina explains why the Ri has joined Patreon.

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Further details on our big announcement on 1 April 2018

Posted by
Cassie Williams
Date posted
05.04.2018

Head of Digital Cassie Williams takes us behind the scenes of our April Fools video.

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The past, present and future of film and video at the Ri

Posted by
Cassie Williams
Date posted
16.11.2017

Ri's Head of Digital, Cassie Williams, takes us through the lessons learned from six years of the Ri Channel.

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Exploring data in 2017: Ri Faraday Dinner

Posted by
Gail Cardew
Date posted
10.11.2017
Faraday dinner

Gail Cardew, our Professor of Science, Culture and Society and Director of Science and Education shares highlights from our second annual supporter dinner.

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CHRISTMAS LECTURES in Japan and Singapore

Posted by
Fran Scott
Date posted
12.10.2017
Saiful Islam in Singapore

Fran Scott gives a glimpse behind the scenes of the CHRISTMAS LECTURES international tour.

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