In 2017 I took control of an ongoing series on the Royal Institution’s YouTube channel. In ‘Monthly Mailbag’, science communicator Jon Farrow tackles a question from the YouTube comment section. The series had an established style and loyal audience, and we wanted to evolve the format from quick-fire answers to deeper single investigations of a subject, using animation, motion graphics and a new structure.

This video picks apart the mechanics of accents:

And this answers the question, ‘Can blind birds navigate’?