TV guide – A break for the summer…

Cayton Bay (thebeachguide,

Apologies for those waiting for the TV and Radio guide this week. The lure of sun, sand and sea (and therefore extreme lethargicness) took over this weekend, as such I won’t be posting a guide for this week.

As we’re now at the end of the 2012-2013 academic year, we’ve decided to have a break for the summer. I will however post a summer TV and Radio bonanza later this week and let you know how we intend to improve this service over the next academic year.

Thank you to all our followers, we don’t get many comments, but the feedback we do get for compiling this guide is always positive.

May you all have a restful and enjoyable summer holiday.

Normal service resumes 1st week of September.

Best wishes,  Alex (@a_weatherall) and Sarah (@mrsdrsarah)

TV and Radio Guide w/c 8 July 2013

Sarah has collated this week’s TV and Radio guide before jetting off to New York, New York. I however have spent the weekend trying to build a deck in the garden and have just got round to posting this. Apologies, my fault.

So, Inside Science was pretty good last week with discussion on Bovine TB and coral sunscreen. And What makes us Human with Dr Alice Roberts was excellent. I love twitter, I asked Alice a question about metabolic limits affecting gestation period and she came back to me with details of a research paper looking at the genetic markers for premature birth – great stuff. We also missed telling you about In Our Time last week about the Invention of Radio.

This week we’ve got more fantastic programming for you. Sarah’s pick of the week is the Frozen Planet series: awesome documentary film making and great for clips about adaptation. I’ll choose the Natural World Special on filming a Giant Squid.

Hope you don’t mind, but no video collection today (I’ve been offline most of the week what with teachmeets and hayfever, so haven’t been keeping my ear to the ground for good video resources). I’ll give you a double helping next week. Promise.

We will be taking a break during the summer holidays starting the week commencing 22nd July. However if there is anything particularly interesting on TV and Radio we’ll tweet it from @ScienceTVRadio so make sure you’re following.

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