Kaisa_2012_3_photo by Veikko Somerpuro

12.12.2019 at 15:00 - 15.4.2020 at 23:59


Here is the course’s teaching schedule. Check the description for possible other schedules.

Teaching schedule

Wed 26.2.2020
09:15 - 12:00
Fri 28.2.2020
12:15 - 15:00
Fri 13.3.2020
12:15 - 15:00
Wed 18.3.2020
09:15 - 12:00
Fri 20.3.2020
12:15 - 15:00
Wed 1.4.2020
12:15 - 15:00
Wed 8.4.2020
12:15 - 15:00
Wed 15.4.2020
12:15 - 15:00

Other events


Fri 24.4.2020
13:00 - 15:00
Video Gala
Will be announced later, also the exact time might still change


Masters students, graduate students.

The lectures/workshops will combine expert talks and hands-on exercises on

-how to develop an initial idea into an interesting video

-how to popularize a scientific concept

-how to make a good educational video

-how to write a compelling script

-how to speak and act in a video

-how to shoot and edit a nice-quality video using just a smartphone or pad

-how and where to publish your video

3-4 period.

Learning such skills will be helpful

-making your own teaching more interesting and accessible

-creating compelling conference talks

-in disseminating your research to a wider audience

-in looking for jobs either in academia or industry

The course will be carried out for the first time in collaboration with the Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences journalism program. We will have room for 18 students from the University of Helsinki and 18 from Haaga-Helia. You will be forming groups of 4 (2 from HY and 2 from Haaga-Helia) to work on a science video project during the course. All the video masterpieces will be presented at a Video Gala event to conclude the course. The videos will possibly be posted on the University webpage or different social media outlets.