Tales from the Ivory Tower – more on storytelling for researchers

Posted: November 29th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Blog | Tags: | 1 Comment »

Tales from the Ivory Tower was the first project I did for the University of Sheffield, and this year they invited me back to run the scheme again. Here’s a great video about the subject featuring me talking about storytelling in Universities in general.


Storytelling for Researchers

Posted: October 13th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Blog | Tags: , | 1 Comment »

It’s been a month and a half since I got back from Edinburgh and I’ve been pretty busy. The list of gigs is mostly up to date for the rest of 2014, check those out. There’ll be pictures from a photo shoot, roleplay games and even podcasts coming up soon so do check back.

I’ve been working with researchers and Phd. students from The University of Sheffield. We’ve been exploring how storytelling can be a powerful tool for engaging the public outside of academia. It’s a topic I’m really interested in and I’ll probably write more about it soon. Until then, we filmed a few of the participants and I thought I’d share. Here’s Rachel Askew talking about some cows.