UK Three Minute Thesis final 2014: views from our judges

Why is public engagement in research important? What did our judges think of the standard of the 3MT presentations?

Sound clips from short interviews immediately after the UK 3MT final 2014.

Robert Anderson, former Director of the British Museum, talks about the importance of making contact with the public:

Iain Cameron, Head of Research Careers and Diversity, RCUK, tells us why RCUK sponsored the prize for our judges' choice winner:

Melissa Lord, Teacher of physics at Altrincham Grammar School for Girls, was impressed by the standard of our 3MT finalists:

Ehsan Masood, writer, journalist and editor of Research Fortnight thought that the standard of finalists' presentations was exceptionally high:

Erinma Ochu, a Wellcome Trust Engagement Fellow based at Manchester University, tells us why she thinks that engagement with research is important:

Adrian Woolard, Director of North Lab, BBC R&D, talks about the importance of storytelling skills in engaging the public in research: