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Mental Health Matters is a light-hearted and invigorating podcast for and by KU Leuven researchers. Robyn and PJ (Pieter-Jan) talk with other PhD students and Postdocs about their mental well-being. You’ll hear inspiring stories on how they keep in a good mental shape. Through the different episodes we tackle different questions like: How do you stay confident and resilient in a highly competitive world? How do you deal with stress, isolation or anxiety? How do you create a good work/life ba ...
 
A podcast of two friends. A partner of TEDxKULeuven, an independently organized TEDx event at the University of Leuven. In this podcast, we invite multidisciplinary experts to talk about present societal issues and initiatives and, especially, about what the future may hold for us. As our events are held in and around the university campuses, we focus our conversations in particular on next-gen and youth activism. Hosts: Julius Schelstraete; Miklas Decock Producers: Baptist Devos; Kevin Peet ...
 
Bob Larsen's audio tour for the Trapps Mountain Hamlet Path to the Van Leuven Cabin. Explore the traces of a 19th century mountaintop community by visiting the Mohonk Preserve. Once home to the huckleberry-pickers and stone-cutters of the past century, the Trapps Mountain Hamlet housed as many as 40-50 families by the time of the Civil War. This vanished hamlet now consists of the restored Van Leuven Cabin; 60 cellar holes and foundations of dwellings, mills, barns, a school, a tavern, a cha ...
 
Interviews, alternately in Dutch and French, about recent developments in HR and current socio-economic topics relevant to HR. With HR professionals (CHRO, HR director/manager, L&D manager, recruitment manager, eHR systems/tools manager, HRIS manager...), working in a company, in a government organisation or non-profit organisation. Sometimes the guest / interlocutor is a CEO/general director, board member or line manager with an interesting vision on HR and not working for an HR service pro ...
 
Subscribe to the Mailing List for Updates Sign Up Here! This is a podcast for curious and creative people working in the beverage industry: from makers to marketers, from brewers to bartenders, from distillers to drinkers. Each episode brings you insights that are relevant to everyone in the beverage industry who wants to build their knowledge about the people, products and plans behind the liquids we love. Host Will Keating and Co-host Pádraig Fox bring all their experience, wit and charm t ...
 
Evropa Rawks is your weekly radio transmission dedicated to the best light and heavy artillery riffage from the Old Continent. Maksim & Martin bring the heat *LIVE* every Sunday on Radio Nope. 14:00 - 16:00 NEW YORK | 19:00 - 21:00 LONDON | 21:00 - 23:00 SOFIA
 
FOR THE ARCHIVE OF ALL EPISODES, PLEASE VISIT https://www.mixcloud.com/restorative-researchers/ Podcasts from the Community of Restorative Researchers. Each episode highlights innovative practice, groundbreaking research or the stories of key individuals involved in restorative justice/practice in some capacity. Download, listen, share, comment, be interviewed, conduct interviews, make suggestions - please get involved in any way you would like! Please join us on social media at: www.faceboo ...
 
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In When Art Isn’t Real: The World's Most Controversial Objects under Investigation (Leuven University Press, 2022), Dr. Andrew Shortland and Dr. Patrick Degryse examine how an initially valueless object becomes worth hundreds of millions. And vice versa. The art world is a multi-billion-dollar industry which captures world headlines on a regular ba…
 
In this special live episode you'll learn how the Brewers of Europe organisation is fighting for Beer's place at the European table as it lobbies, researches and represents on behalf of all brewers. Recorded in the historic Irish College in Leuven, Belgium, in front of a large audience of Business of Beverages listeners, Will and special guest co-h…
 
In The Faddan More Psalter: The Discovery and Conservation of a Medieval Treasure Dr. John Gillis explores the conservation, construction, and context of an early medieval psalter discovered by chance in a bog at Faddan More, Co. Tipperary in July 2006. The different facets of this find are discussed in-depth, along with the pre-existing and newly …
 
Lars has been around the world! He’s originally from The Netherlands, but has already lived in Antwerp, Leuven, Melbourne, Brussels, Montreal and Finland. “It’s exciting, for the first month, to move into a new place, but on the other hand it’s quite tiring, and you start missing your friends.” Lars has struggled with feelings of isolation in diffe…
 
Today’s guest is Whitney Trettien whose book Cut/Copy/Paste: Fragments from the History of Bookwork was published through the University of Minnesota Press in 2022. Trettien is a Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania, and researches the history of the book spanning print and digital technologies. Cut/Copy/Paste explores makerspaces…
 
Helena DiGiusti talks about @WikiVictorian, the Twitter account that she runs. More than a traditional wiki, it embodies the randomness and miscellaneous nature of so much of Victorian cultures. She talks about the origins of the account in her interest in Victorian fashion, art, and history, and how the account has been embraced by enthusiasts acr…
 
In this special live episode you'll learn why the man with 50 years experience creating the biggest spirits brands in the world dislikes beer and how he thinks those who make and market it can do so much better. Recorded in the historic Irish College in Leuven, Belgium, in front of a large audience of Business of Beverages listeners, Will and speci…
 
In this era of pervasive automation, Mark Andrejevic provides an original framework for tracing the logical trajectory of automated media and their social, political, and cultural consequences. Automated Media (Routledge, 2019) explores the cascading logic of automation, which develops from the information collection process through to data process…
 
Anaëlle moved from France to Belgium and is now doing her PhD at KU Leuven. From the moment she started her PhD, her perfectionism took over. It has always been part of her life, but she finally knows how to define it. Throughout her Ph.D., she could count on a lot of understanding: “My supervisor has been really great, I told her that I went to a …
 
Which drink is part of a Caesar cocktail? Which drink is known as a "Fredo" when it's cold? As you'll hopefully have gathered by now, the Business of Beverages brings you drinks industry insights with makers, marketers and mischief every fortnight. However we thought that we would dial up the mischief with a short quiz/game played between Will and …
 
A Primer for Teaching Digital History: Ten Design Principles (Duke UP, 2022) is a guide for college and high school teachers who are teaching digital history for the first time or for experienced teachers who want to reinvigorate their pedagogy. It can also serve those who are training future teachers to prepare their own syllabi, as well as teache…
 
Professor Mihail Barboiu belongs to the pioneers of biomimetic membranes. Via supramolecular chemistry, he designs artificial channels, embedded in membranes, through which water or ions can selectively permeate. In this episode, we dive into Prof. Mihail’s journey: his inspiration, the working mechanisms of artificial channels, the upscaling of th…
 
Alice does her PhD at KU Leuven about digital disconnection. Although it’s the topic she’s doing research about, she also resonates with it: “I try to organize my workday in sort of blocks, during the focus block I switch off all notifications, close my mailbox, put my smartphone away and put on my headphones to really be in my concentration bubble…
 
In this special live episode you'll learn how the the man leading the revolution in brewing technology for the biggest company on the planet believes that cheeper, better and greener beer is possible for all. Recorded in the historic Irish College in Leuven, Belgium, in front of a large audience of Business of Beverages listeners, Will and special …
 
We are living in an era of unprecedented access to popular culture: contemporary digital infrastructure provides anyone with an internet connection access to a dizzying array of cultural objects past and present, which mingle and connect in fascinating, bizarre and sometimes troubling ways. In Black Ephemera: The Crisis and Challenge of the Musical…
 
The internet’s potential to perform political miracles has been a source of both hope and disappointment for many grassroots movements. We remember that the Sanders campaign tried to master the meme to mobilise a young, eager audience. Equally, we ascribe Trump’s electoral victory in 2016 to seemingly leaderless internet misinformation.Many of such…
 
When independent filmmakers, activists, and amateurs document the struggle for rights, representation, and revolution, they instrumentalize images by advocating for a particular outcome. Ryan Watson calls this "militant evidence." In Radical Documentary and Global Crises: Militant Evidence in the Digital Age (Indiana UP, 2021), Watson centers the d…
 
Dries Reynders & Arne Knapen, both co-founders of Eqip, a communication agency specialised in recruitment campaigns and employer branding, explain their vision and approach. They do so in Dutch. This is a sponsored episode of HR Talks. The content of the sponsored podcasts is the responsibility of our partners. Interested in a sponsored episode (up…
 
Which drink has 3 separate fruit infusion processes? Which drink is has an ABV that varies by up to 1% depending on its age? As you'll hopefully have gathered by now, the Business of Beverages brings you drinks industry insights with makers, marketers and mischief every fortnight. However we thought that we would dial up the mischief with a short q…
 
In When Art Isn’t Real: The World's Most Controversial Objects under Investigation (Leuven University Press, 2022), Dr. Andrew Shortland and Dr. Patrick Degryse examine how an initially valueless object becomes worth hundreds of millions. And vice versa. The art world is a multi-billion-dollar industry which captures world headlines on a regular ba…
 
Virtuality has entered our lives making anything we desire possible. We are, as Gorillaz once sang, in an exciting age where 'the digital won't let [us] go…' Technology has revolutionized music, especially in the 21st century where the traditional rules and conventions of music creation, consumption, distribution, promotion, and performance have be…
 
Seth Baumgartner and Jason Van Leuven answer crop steering questions live.0:00 Office Hours Live Ep. 231:40 How do you handle gen steering during the first week of flower. My plants aren't rooted in.4:18 What do you do when plants are drying back too hard?7:28 More about flower, after stretch...11:40 More about pruning and how AROYA can help.15:15 …
 
Margarita noticed she had a strong resilience compared to her peers. She also had stress during her PhD, but overall she really enjoyed it. “One of the things I feel maybe PhD’s do, is that they expect that everything is good at the first chance. But doing a PhD is also a learning process, and you have to be humble about that and be open to it.” Li…
 
Jack moved from Paris to Leuven during the lockdown in March 2020. Due to pandemic regulations, it was hard to connect with people, and he had to deal with a lot of stress: “It’s the tricky aspect, you don’t see it installing in your head, but you feel bad, you’re not as motivated as you should be, you don’t sense any pleasure during your work.” Lu…
 
Giovanna is a PhD student at KU Leuven. During her PhD, she started to have anxiety attacks due to imposter feelings: “At the beginning they were quite sporadic, but the more I went towards my preliminary defence, the more this anxiety increased to the level where I really started waking up in the middle of the night, not being able to sleep.” Roby…
 
Sinéad is a postdoc at KU Leuven, she did her studies in psychology but ended up working in epidemiology and multiple sclerosis analysis. How did that happen, you wonder? “The openness is important, you might hear someone’s coming from a different background, but that doesn’t mean they’re not able to do a task just as well. It’s interesting to hear…
 
Should academic scholars trust machine translation for the publication of their academic articles? In this episode, Avi Staiman and Ana Guerberof Arenas discuss how the evolution of machine translation and the most recent developments in machine translation technology. Ana shares her insight on the potential pitfalls of relying on machine translati…
 
What are the connections between the past and modern politics? In Heritage and Nationalism: Understanding Populism through Big Data (UCL Press, 2022), Chiara Bonacchi, a Chancellor's Fellow in Heritage, Text and Data Mining and Senior Lecturer in Heritage at History, Classics & Archaeology and Edinburgh Futures Institute at University of Edinburgh,…
 
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