When a picture is worth a thousand words: YouRforum training shooting video on your mobile phone

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Event Details

19 October 2017 at 4:30 am – 19 October 2017 at 4:30 pm
G29-G30 New Horizons Centre, Monash University 20 Research Way Clayton, VIC
Open to:
STEM PhDs, HDR students, early career researchers
Engineering; Information Technology; Medicine, Nursing, Health Science; Science; Seminars & Workshops


Calling STEM PhDs, higher degree research students and early-career researchers

Add smartphone videos to your science-comms arsenal

Free training

If a picture is worth 1000 words, then at 25 pictures per second, video is a priceless tool for communicating in the booming online world. The explosion in digital media has brought a seemingly endless demand for science news in a visual format. No longer just the domain of television, online media uses video to grab attention and help explain complex ideas and to share stories through social media channels. Journal publishers are also increasingly asking for video abstracts to accompany research papers.

What kind of visual material are the media looking for and how can you use this knowledge to communicate your research to the public? How do I actually shoot video?

This is a free event, however to make the best use of the workshop you will need to download the following apps:

This session is open to HDR students and early career researchers.

Registration is essential, please RSVP your attendance by October 16. Training is open to all HDR students, PhDs and ECRs. Please distribute in your networks beyond Monash.

Dianne Ruka
FLEET: ARC Centre of Excellence in Future Low-Energy Electronics Technologies