Behind the scences

Political Posters

Political posters was the subject of Dr Chris Burgess’ s PhD. Chris’ s analysis culminated in an exhibition of  a selection of posters  in 2012 at Manchester’s People’s History Museum with funding from the AHRC. The Museum has more than 12,000 posters in its archives. In this film Chris provides some insight into the messages […]

University of Nottingham – Research for Growth

University of  Nottingham Vice-Chancellor David Greenaway takes us on a tour of the ground-breaking research in basic and applied physical sciences and how different technologies will help the UK achieve growth and  international excellence. This film was commissioned by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council reflecting their £150 million investment in strategic research at Nottingham. Nottingham’s Nano […]

Hajj – Journey to the heart of Islam

The Hajj is the pilgrimage to Mecca. It is incumbent upon Muslims to go on Hajj once in their lifetimes.  British Museum curator Venetia Porter talks us through her stunning exhibition in this film commissioned by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. Saudi artist Ahmad Maatar’s ‘Magnetism’. A tiny magnet. […]

The Science Behind Athletics

This film was made a part of a series on the science behind sport for the Royal Institution and Research Councils UK. Modern athletics draws on a huge variety of cutting-edge research to push the boundaries of achievement. In the dramatic setting of Sheffield’s EIS, Team GB legend Roger Black […]

Alzheimer’s Research Kings College London

This film follows the work of Professor Simon Lovestone and a dedicated team at the Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London. Every year the IOP open their doors to the public to look at different research areas tackling Alzheimer’s. We made this film about the day and  a series of […]

Science and Design

The Impact Exhibition at the Royal College of Art was is a unique collaboration between science and design that explores the importance of engineering and physical sciences in all aspects of life. To communicate the impact of the research, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) co-ordinated a mixed media exhibition […]