The News Centre uses a range of media communication tools and acts as a point of contact for media representatives wishing to engage with the University. We also assist staff in communicating with the media with various multimedia sources.
Why work with the media?
Working with the media can be rewarding and can greatly raise the public profile of your work and the work of the University.
- A guide to the reasons to work with the media
- When to work with the media
- Top tips for working with the media
If you have news to publicise to the media, then the first step is to get in touch with the News Centre. Send a synopsis of your story (approximately 200 words) to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will take it from there.
- What to send to the Press Office
- How to write a press release
- How to use social media
- Testimonials from academics who have worked with us
The Press Office has a variety of communication tools to communicate your news or announcements.
The University invites reporters to search our online Experts Guide to find an expert to comment on the news agenda. The Experts Guide is a great opportunity for you to raise awareness of your expertise in the media.
Become an author on The Conversation UK. The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community and delivered direct to the public.
Although it may seem daunting at first, dealing with the media is hugely rewarding as it can help raise the profile of your research and the University.
Academics from the University share their experiences of being interviewed and filmed for TV programmes. Dr Angela Lennox, Professor Ken Pounds and John Williams offer advice and tips about giving interviews. Find out what journalists want from you to give the best interview for television.
A number of our academics work regularly with the media. Here they share their advice and top tips for working with the media.
Academics share their areas of expertise and examples of where their research has been publicised in case studies.
- Dr Lesley Wylie
- Dr David Unwin
- Professor Sarah Hainsworth
- Professor Martin Barstow
- Dr André Ng
- Mr Jon Garland and Dr Neil Chakraborti
Guide to Self-Shooting and Editing
If you are required to make talking head video content for your webpages or courses, follow these simple steps.
- Step 1: What you will need
This practical guide to self-shooting and editing will help you to record a talking head video using your mobile phone or laptop.
- Step 2: How to make your short film stand out
In order to make your short film the best it can be, there are a number of simple filmmaking techniques that you should follow.
- Step 3: Time to edit
This practical guide will show how to use basic editing skills within Windows Movie Maker
The University monitors its media coverage through a media agency, to demonstrate the impact of the coverage we receive.
Frequently asked questions about all aspects of the News Centre. If your question isn't answered here, please contact us via email@example.com