SHARE media online training workshop: Promote your research through short videos

In this technical, hands-on workshop, you will learn about filming, podcasting, editing and producing short videos to disseminate your research and scientific activities, and put this into practice by producing your own short video.

This free online workshop is open to all SHARE members to receive technical training and improve your communication skills. You will be able to produce attractive short videos on your research activities and share them through different media platforms, including YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. You will also have the opportunity to enter a competition by sending us a video showcasing your new skills within the two weeks after the workshop. The winner will receive a prize and certificate.

The training will be held online over three days:

  • Monday 29 June, 2-3.30 pm
    Introduction: How to set up an interview or film a selfie, shot composition, camera position, framing, lighting and sound (where to position the microphone, etc.)
  • Wednesday 1 July, 10-1pm
    Training for video editing with a guided tutorial from the trainer
  • Friday 3 July, 2-3.30pm (optional)
    Follow-up session for questions and troubleshooting

To register your interest in the workshop, please email supergen-share@aston.ac.uk by Friday 12 June, with your name, institute, current position, area of research and why would you like to attend.