How can we communicate research in science, the social sciences and humanities to ensure it has positive, real-world impact? That's the question being explored in this podcast, presented by Peter Barker, the director of research communications agency, Orinoco Communications.
In each episode Peter chats to someone who's doing particularly interesting and inspiring work to engage the public with research.
In this episode of Research Comms Matt Russo talks about what sonification is, the skills required to create sonifications, his work engaging students with data about the universe through sonification, and the musical solar systems that Pythagoras and Kepler were looking for.
In this episode of Research Comms Tom Chivers talks about the media during the pandemic, about the pre-requisites for journalism and the tension between attracting a readership and writing serious news stories and he discusses his book How to Read Numbers: A Guide to Statistics in the News (and...