Behind the scences

20 Years of Twins Research

30 min feature film on the 20 years of Twins Research at the MRC SGDP King’s College London. The films looks at some of the findings by the TEDS (Twins Early Devolopment Study) team and talks to some of the twins who have been with the study since birth.

Institute of Psychiatry – The Hub

This film is a short version of a film made over three days to showcase the IOP’s world leading research base and new facilities for both students and researchers. We aimed to show anyone interested in Psychiatry that the IOP was the leading institution in the UK both to study […]

How buildings and the atmosphere interact

Professor Janet Barlow is an Urban Meteorologist. One of her research interests is how the dash to make buildings more energy efficient may be neglecting the comfort and performance of the people who work in them. Janet argues that The knowledge economy represents about 12% of UK GDP so we […]

Cardiff hill fort dig

A Medieval hill fort sits quietly within a social housing estate near the centre of Cardiff. This short features Archaeologists from Cardiff University who have brought together the community that live in the estate around the site to help excavate some of its treasures. The dig is just one example […]

Improving early literacy in Sheffield

This short was one of six films featuring the award winners of the Economic and Social Research Council’s ‘Impact Awards’. Professor Cathy Nutbrown’s work aims to improve the life chances of young children from marginalised backgrounds by helping parents with the skills needed to develop reading and writing. The project […]

Biomedical Research Centre

This short is a to camera introduction to the new Biomedical Research Centre at the Institute of Psychiatry. King’s College London. The NIHR Biomedical Research Centres (BRC’s) drive progress on innovation in biomedicine into NHS practice. The lab has been set up to collect and analyse thousands of blood samples […]

3D Virtual Dentist

This film was originally produced as part of a series for the Economic and Social Research Council’s Festival of Social Science. Using new 3D computer technology, young dentists at King’s College are now able to practice filling cavities and other more complex procedures over and over again developing their skills […]