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Dance your PhD

Every year Science challenges PhD students to explain their thesis through the medium of interpretive dance. The grand prize winner this year, University of Oxford biologist Cedric Tan, uses a mix of styles to explain sperm competition between sibling fowl and female choice:

While interpretive dance may not be anybody’s first choice when it comes to explaining academic research there’s no doubt that it is a good medium for science communication – it’s creative, visual, and can involve catchy songs or music.

You can view the winners of all the categories here.