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Sound Design

This video looks at the structural design of the O2 building in Dublin. This is Europe’s largest purpose built music venue with a capacity of 14,000 people, designed to provide unrestricted views and excellent acoustics. The film shows the exciting role of acoustic engineers and explains how they...

The Emotional Computer

Can computers understand emotions? Can computers express emotions? Can they feel emotions? This video, from the University of Cambridge, examines the research of Professor Peter Robinson exploring how emotions can be used to improve interaction between humans and computers.

The research team is collaborating...

Cutting Edge Materials: Videos

A video produced by the Institute of Physics (IOP) shows researchers at the Department of Engineering, University of Liverpool, undertaking world-beating research into advanced materials.

The video is presented as a whole and, for ease of use, also in six sections:

Materials scientists:...

Harnessing Energy: Videos

This video, produced by the Institute of Physics (IOP), shows a physicist working at the Centre for Alternative Energy.

The physicist's job is to help people learn about conserving energy and using energy from the sun, wind and water in place of fossil fuels.

The video is presented as a whole...

Making a Spectacle: Videos

A video, produced by the Institute of Physics (IOP), showing people working in an optician's. They use physics to provide the correct lenses and frames for customers.

The video is presented as a whole and, for ease of use, in three sections:

Testing: the optometrist uses a range of tests to check...

Bright Sparks: Videos

This video, produced by the Institute of Physics (IOP), shows electricians from Electrical Contacts Ltd at work refurbishing an office complex in Lime Street in the City of London.

The video is presented as a whole and, for ease of use, also in five sections:

Alan planning the job: A detailed...

Computer Games Developer

Simon works as a computer games developer, building scenarios for games using computer scripting language. This Department for Education clip shows how science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects can be the foundation for a career in the computer industry.

An understanding of...

Innovation Consultant

Alan Cucknell's job consists of finding new and innovative ways to make their clients' products stand out from the crowd. This Department for Education clip exemplifies for students a less familiar STEM career route. Alan's company works with clients on their business and technical challenges....

Lighting Designer

Will Wagner is a lighting software designer. This Department for Education clip illustrates the major role that science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects play in the creative industries.

Will designs the lighting for concerts, plays, films, pop videos and other entertainment events....

Planetary Scientist

Sheila Kanani is a PhD student at University College London (UCL), and analyses data from a spacecraft currently orbiting Saturn. This Department for Education clip gives students insight into the world of space science.

Sheila describes how her involvement in space science has taken her to Russia, to see...

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