By Peter Barker
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Welcome to Research Comms, a podcast exploring the theme of research communication in a digital age, presented by Peter Barker and Orinoco Communications. How can we ensure that research has a positive impact on society? How can we make sure the public has a voice in conversations about the research that will have profound effects on their lives? Research Comms sets out to answer these questions and more through interviews with those who are doing the most inspiring work in the field of research communications and public engagement.
||CleanS02 Ep1: Astronomer Royal - Lord Martin Rees||Astrophysicist, Martin Rees, discusses his latest book about the future of humanity and his life and career as an activist scientist||11/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS01 Ep 9: The Academic Ideas Lab's Lucy Vernall on getting your research on the TV or radio||Lucy Vernall talks about the challenges of getting research onto TV and radio, the impact of reaching millions of people, and how advances in digital technology are changing the way we consume media.||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS01 Ep8: Oxford Spark's Michaela Livingstone Banks on science communication and digital engagement||Just over ten years ago a couple of communications staff at Oxford University realised that there was need for a one-stop-shop where members of the public could go to find out more about the university's scientific research. Oxford Sparks was the...||5/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS01 Ep7: Katherine Mathieson on the British Science Association's bold new mission||Katherine Mathieson, Chief Executive of the British Science Association, talks about the BSA's new strategy to bring science into the lives of 4 million disengaged people over the next 2 years.||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS01 Ep6: Kimberley Freeman on 'What is Public Engagement?'||Public Engagement guru, Kimberley Freeman, chats about all things public engagement...what it means, why it matters, and how to do it well||5/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS01 Ep5: University of Texas's J.B. Bird and Christine Sinatra||Interview with J.B. Bird, Director of Media Relations at the University of Texas and Christine Sinatra, Director of Communications at UT's College of Natural Sciences||4/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS01 - Ep4: Professor Sir Doug Turnbull tells the story of his fight to persuade politicians to legalise a pioneering but controversial fertility treatment||Prof Turnbull, one of the world's leading experts in mitochondrial disease, talks about his long-running campaign to force a change of law that would allow his team to offer a pioneering fertility treatment that could halt the transmission of the debili||4/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS01 Ep3 - Being Human Festival's Michael Eades on public engagement with humanities research||Interview with Michael Eades, organiser of Being Human, the UK's only festival dedicated to the celebration of research into the humanities.||3/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS01 Ep2: Emily Elias on Sci Comm Podcasting||Oxford Spark's 'Big Questions' podcast producer and presenter, Emily Elias, talks about how to tell captivating research stories through podcasts||3/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanS01 Ep1: Sam Illingworth on Science Poetry + Public Engagement||In this 1st ever episode of the Research Comms podcast Peter interviews poet and science communicator extraordinaire, Sam Illingworth||3/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|