Video Interviews

Rosanne van der Voet, University of Sheffield, School of English, 2020 WRoCAH Cohort, Research Employability Project with ENDURE

In this interview, Rosanne talks about creating an ethical, accessible vocabulary to be put into practice by the government project ENDURE as they work with local communities to turn Norfolk’s biodiverse sand dunes into natural sea barriers.

What I was really doing with ENDURE was finding the expression of their entire general approach on the level of language and communication’.


Jean-Baptiste Masson, University of York, Department of History, 2018 WRoCAH Cohort, Research Employability Project at Concarneau Marine Station, Museum of Natural History, Paris

In this interview, Jean-Baptiste talks how he transformed scientific data collected from lichen into an interactive soundscape that gave the general public a chance to experience an almost invisible sub-marine environment. 

the project was to work on sonification, and then the final step was to give this work back to the public’.


Rachel Walker, University of Sheffield, Department of Theatre, 2018 WRoCAH Cohort, Knowledge Exchange Project at the University of Sheffield

In this interview, Rachel talks about bringing together academics, community theatre groups, and industry professionals to share their experiences of verbatim theatre and to forge a network that aims to renew the practice’s historical uses for contemporary audiences. 

everybody was very open to sharing their different experiences so there was lots of knowledge exchange in lots of different ways and for my part it was putting across that history side of things’.


Megan Henvey, University of York, Associate Lecturer in History, WRoCAH Graduate

In this interview, Megan Hevney talks about how her doctoral research has led to the start of her academic career and offers some advice for current students on how to use WRoCAH support effectively. 

One of the most important things is to just value the luxury of the time that you have to do your research’.