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Torill Sommerfelt Ervik

Making fun science podcasts

Communicating complex concepts can be hard in todays fast paced media landscape. That’s why podcasts are so great! They allow you the time to go in depth about a subject and give you the listeners full attention.

But competition to gain listeners is stiff. How do you make an entertaining science podcast? And how can you help scientist be relaxed and funny while talking about their research?
UiB has produced the podcast UiB Popviten since 2019, with topics ranging from burnout and astronauts to orgasms and volcanos.

In this circus we will share our process and give you our best tips on how to make a great science podcast.

What I Do

Torill Sommerfelt Ervik is a communications advisor at the University of Bergen. She has a background in journalism, and creates multimedia content.