Other Microlectures

Our flat Earth: adventures of a digital detective

Starting from sepia photos in an album, Emma de Heveningham unpicks the mystery of her grandfather’s time in South America, tracing his footsteps across a screen with her fingertips.

Rhythm revolution: exploring Iran through its rich musical heritage - Ruairi Glasheen

Ruairi Glasheen meets the young musicians drumming new life into ancient Persian traditions.

My life in Outer Mongolia: step by Steppe – Stephanie Hadik

Galloping alongside nomadic herdsmen, sharing cups of salty tea and milking horses are some of Stephanie Hadik’s many Mongolian adventures. These have left her with a true love for the country.

Standing up for river science: paddle boarding the Thames - Michelle Ellison and Mel Joe

Paddle boarding the length of the Thames, Michelle and Mel tested the water quality, raising awareness about the health of the river and inspiring others to give paddle boarding a go.