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Civil engineering and new media: Lessons learned on communication

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Date
26 May 2021
Time
18:30 - 19:30 BST (GMT+1)
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Online

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Overview

This presentation with Grady Hillhouse, the host and creator of 'Practical Engineering', an educational YouTube channel, will focus on how producing educational videos to such a large audience and interacting with followers has provided a unique insight into the relationship between civil engineering and new media.

Civil engineers are uniquely qualified to help the public understand infrastructure.

Join this presentation with Grady Hillhouse, the host and creator of 'Practical Engineering', an educational YouTube channel that focuses on home-built demonstrations of fundamental concepts in engineering and infrastructure. As social media continue to play an increasing role in informing about engineering and infrastructure, embracing these new ways of communication is important. The speaker will focus on lessons learned as a civil engineer/social media influencer, including thoughts on generating public interest in infrastructure, advocating the civil engineering career and inspiring the next generation of civil engineers.

With nearly 2 million YouTube subscribers, Grady will discuss how producing educational videos to such a large audience and interacting with followers has provided a unique insight into the relationship between civil engineering and new media.

For more information please contact:

Tom Compton