Communicating science through film

Communications / 31 August 2020

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Tune in to the latest episode of the Drug Safety Matters podcast for a fascinating discussion of why video is such a powerful tool for science communicators.


Communication and public outreach are an important part of a scientist’s job. But researchers often find it daunting to translate their expert knowledge for a lay audience. In this episode, UMC’s video producer Matthew Barwick shares a report from the Global Science Film Festival 2019, including interviews with festival organiser Samer Angelone and other participants. Tag along to learn their best tips for effective science communication and how to harness the power of film to tell stories in science.

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UMC communications officer and video producer, Matt Barwick. Photo: UMC

UMC communications officer and video producer, Matt Barwick. Photo: UMC

Images from the Global Science Film Festival 

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