Novel Communications Workshop 18 November 2020

NERC NFM Programme: Novel Communication Workshop – 18 November 2020

The aim of the online workshop was to showcase the breadth of communications currently being undertaken, to help share ideas with others to take away and use when applicable, on this programme and on future projects.

Click on the headings below to access the 10-15 minute recordings.

Workshop Introduction – Emma Shuttleworth, University of Manchester – Different types of communication models, drawing out knowledge transfer from knowledge exchange.

Session 1 Public Participation in Science

Phil Haygarth, Lancaster University – Towards NFM by learning and elicitation with stakeholders in partnership

Jo Clark, University of Reading – Engaging partners in NFM research through co-production in the Landwise project

Ali Foxon – Runs Boggy Doodles, helping children and adults discover the power of green sketching for nature connection & wellbeing

Session 2 Games – Online and at Events

Sam Illingworth – Carbon City Zero card game

Jana Wendler – Games designer for Downpour!

Chris Skinner – Augmented reality to illustrate flood risk

Session 3 Communicating and Interacting with Models and Technical Data

Amy Barron, University of Manchester – Creative and participatory methods

Debra Wilson – Moors For the Future – The Bogtastic Van

Matthew Lickiss, University of Reading – Exploratory work on presenting water moisture and crop yield forecasts to farmers

Session 4 Using Art to Communicate

Claire Stringer and Chris Murray – Visual Minutes – live, illustrated record of conferences, events or meetings

Stephen Scott-Bottoms, University of Manchester – Engaging people with the environment through the arts


Summary of the workshop – Stewart Clarke, National Trust

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