Communicate your Science Video Competition finalists 2016: time to get voting!

For the third year in a row we’re running the EGU Communicate Your Science Video Competition – the aim being for early career scientists to communicate their research in a short, sweet and public-friendly video. Our judges have now selected 3 fantastic finalists from the excellent entries we received this year and it’s time to find the best geoscience communication clip!

The shortlisted videos will be open to a public vote from now until midnight on 21 April; – just ‘like’ the video on YouTube to give it your seal of approval. The video with the most likes when voting closes will be awarded a free registration to the EGU General Assembly 2017.

The finalists are shown below, but you can also catch them in this finalist playlist and even take a seat in GeoCinema – the home of geoscience films at the General Assembly – to see the shortlist and select your favourite.

Please note that only positive votes will be taken into account.

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How do dunes form by Yvonne Smith.  Like this video to vote for it!

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Subtle Whisper of the Earth by Beatirz Gaite. If this is your favourite then vote for it here!

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Mobilization of Nanoparticles in Contaminated Soils: Where, What and How Fast? By Veronica Morales. Like this video to vote for it!

If watching these videos has inspired you to try your hand at using videos to communicate your research to the public, but you aren’t sure where to start, why not come along to the scientists must film short course during the 2016 General Assembly? You’ll get the opportunity to meet the finalists of the 2015 Communicate Your Science Video Competition, as well as learning how to disseminate your work effectively by attending a talk by an online & cross media specialist. Join us in the GeoCinema room (0.90, Yellow Level) on Thursday the 21st April from 10:30am (CET) onward.

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Laura Roberts Artal is the Outreach and Dissemination Manager at The Water Innovation Hub (University of Sheffield). Laura also volunteers as the Associate Director of Communications for Geology for Global Development. She has also held a role in industry as Marketing Manager for PDS Ava (part of PDS Group). Laura was the Communications Officer at the European Geosciences Union from the summer of 2014 to the end of 2017. Laura is a geologist by training and holds a PhD in palaeomagnetism from the University of Liverpool. She tweets at @LauRob85.

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