NMEU 31 – Christine Garrington – Podcasts for Research

Chris Garrington talks about creating podcasts for research studies, podcasting, using new media, and the future of new media in the UK....

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Christine Garrington is the Director of Research Podcasts and Maltstore Communications. She specialises in the creation of podcasts and other digital resources for the university research sector. A former BBC Radio journalist, Christine is also part owner and director of a regional communications agency.

[bctt tweet=”The world is your oyster with #podcasting. – @cagarrington”]

Top Quotes from Christine Garrington:

  • “I could really use my radio background here to help communicate these important research findings using audio.” [on how she came up with the idea for Research Podcasts]
  • “When I first started hearing about podcasts, I thought, Yeah, this is the way to go.”
  • “I feel we're on the cusp of an exciting move here in the UK.”
  • “I think there'll be a real explosion of podcasting in the next few years.”
  • “I can't do without Twitter or TweetDeck… for me, it's all about the building of communities.”
  • “You've got to really think about what's gonna grab people's attention and tweet about those things.”
  • “Don't think just because you recorded it and posted it a year ago that it's not usable.” [on resharing archived content]
  • “I'm so excited by podcasting and its future here in the UK.”
  • “It's always important to learn from others.”
  • “I'm not the most important person in the podcast; the other person is.”
  • “The world is your oyster with podcasting.”


Key Timestamps:

  • [spp-timestamp time=”00:30″] – Host Mike Russell introduces and welcomes the episode's guest, Christine Garrington
  • [spp-timestamp time=”01:05″] – Christine talks about Research Podcasts
  • [spp-timestamp time=”01:55″] – How Christine is promoting Research Podcasts
  • [spp-timestamp time=”03:20″] – Christine talks about the diversity of topics that she encounters with Research Podcasts
  • [spp-timestamp time=”05:39″] – On encountering people in the academe that are unfamiliar with podcasts
  • [spp-timestamp time=”07:36″] – Top three blogs or podcasts that Christine regularly follows
  • [spp-timestamp time=”08:32″] – Christine talks about Society Central
  • [spp-timestamp time=”10:28″] – New media tools that Christine cannot live without
  • [spp-timestamp time=”11:30″] – On recording interviews on Skype
  • [spp-timestamp time=”13:26″] – Christine shares how she uses TweetDeck
  • [spp-timestamp time=”15:36″] – What made Christine attend New Media Europe
  • [spp-timestamp time=”16:18″] – People at the New Media Europe conference that Christine is looking forward to seeing or meeting
  • [spp-timestamp time=”17:53″] – Christine's take on whether podcasting requires certain skills or it is something anyone can do
  • [spp-timestamp time=”20:01″] – Where to find Christine and her work online
  • [spp-timestamp time=”20:24″] – Mike thanks Christine and wraps up the show

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