The Power of Visual Storytelling: How to Share your Research Through Videos

Course description

This training will equip you with solid multi-media skills that enable proficient communication of your messages through the medium of video. Guided by Dr Tullio Rossi from Animate Your Science, participants will learn how to craft a compelling research narrative and produce engaging videos using simple and accessible software. This session will cover:

  • The art of storytelling and how to captivate your audience
  • Storyboarding
  • Some important aspects of videomaking
  • Slides and graphics
  • Producing a video in PowerPoint

To view an example, watch the video here.
Tullio ran this session with researchers from the International Agency for Research on Cancer / World Health Organization. You can view the images from their videos here.

About your instructor: Dr Tullio Rossi

Hi! I'm Dr Tullio Rossi, award-winning science communicator, marine biologist and graphic designer. As Founder of the science communication agency “Animate Your Science”, I help researchers tell their story to the world.

Our engaging video animations and eye-catching graphics make science understandable for everyone, reaching millions of people around the world, thereby creating a real-life impact.

I have been giving workshops for 5 years, and I'm excited to share my best knowledge and tips with you in this course!

This session will be held in the Noel Stockdale Room, L1, Central Library. You will be sent a calendar invitation closer to the date.

Places are limited for this course. 

The Researcher Training, Development and Communication team are funding this workshop. As such, if you have enrolled but can no longer attend, please unenroll via iEnrol or email This will allow us to offer your spot to someone else rather than pay for an empty seat. Thanks! 

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