YouTube is becoming the test tube of science comms – here’s 27 examples worth viewing @OfficialNIHR

Simon Denegri's Lay Review

The rise of YouTube is something to behold.
In last week’s Sunday Times – under the headline of ‘From YouTube to our tube’ – Youtube’s CEO Susan Wojcicki talked at length about how she wants the company to become the world’s most important broadcaster.  And if life in my household is anything to go by then they are well on the way to doing this.
My sons would much prefer to pour over what’s on YouTube than sit in front of ‘the box’ (as we oldies so quaintly refer to the TV).  In the last few months I have myself used YouTube videos to repair everything from the dishwasher to my car.  It has done wonders for my self-esteem as a homeowner.
Some weeks ago ‘The Week’ reported that many plastic surgeons are using YouTube to learn new surgical procedures.  I am not sure I share the journalists shock and outrage.  We should…

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