Best science policy podcasts we could find (Updated January 2018)
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Top Science Articles From Discovery, Live Science, Scientific American, Science Daily, New Scientist, Space News, Nautilus & More. Covering Topics In Physics, Neuroscience, Energy, Science Policy, Geology, Medicine, Stem Cells, Global Warming, etc.
 
Our podcast offers news and feature stories covering all fields of science. Our articles delve into breaking science news and articles on global warming, extrasolar planets, stem cells, bird flu, autism, nanotechnology, dinosaurs, evolution biology, physics, neuroscience, energy, science policy, geology, medicine and much more. Join the discussion with top scientists on the latest news in spaceflight, brain/body research, evolution and the influence of science on culture. That's not all! If ...
 
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JAMA Medical News: Discussing timely topics in clinical medicine, biomedical sciences, public health, and health policy
 
Timely and engaging discussions about advances in clinical research and practice, biomedical science, public health, and health policy.
 
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Penn Science Policy Podcast
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Podcast by Penn Science Policy Group
 
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New Books in Public Policy
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Interviews with Scholars of Public Policy about their New Books
 
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The Wright Show (audio)
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Conversations with a series of people who have nothing in common except that program host Robert Wright is curious about what they’re thinking.
 
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Science Policy and Research Enterprise
 
Science Policy and Research Enterprise
 
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Centre for Science & Policy
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The Centre for Science and Policy helps the sciences and technology to serve society by promoting engagement between researchers and policy professionals.Image courtesy of margarita mp from Flickr Creative Commons
 
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Party Politics
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A political podcast hosted by two political science professors, Brandon Rottinghaus from the University of Houston and Jay Aiyer from Texas Southern University. They’ll provide you with up-to-date politics and policy conversations for your next cocktail party and it’ll make you sound really smart!
 
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BhTV: The Glenn Show
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Glenn Loury invites guests from the worlds of academia, journalism and public affairs to share insights on economic, political and social issues.
 
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Cell Podcast
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Cell (www.cell.com) is a peer-reviewed journal publishing the most interesting discoveries in biology.
 
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BhTV: The DMZ
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Liberal Bill Scher and conservative Matt Lewis meet in the rancor-free DMZ to hash out the week’s political events.
 
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Main Engine Cut Off
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A short, weekly podcast about spaceflight, exploration, policy, and strategy in the modern era and near future.
 
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Bloggingheads.tv
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Smart people talking about politics, policy, culture and other stuff
 
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Climate One at The Commonwealth Club
 
Greg Dalton is changing the conversation on energy, economy and the environment by offering candid discussion from climate scientists, policymakers, activists, and concerned citizens. By gathering inspiring, credible, and compelling information, he provides an essential resource to change-makers looking to make a difference.
 
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The Healthcare Policy Podcast ® Produced by David Introcaso
 
The Healthcare Policy Podcast website features audio interviews with experts on current or important health care topics. While there are any number of healthcare-related podcasts and other online programming these offerings typically present a vested interest viewpoint. My podcasts are produced independently, i.e., without any conflicts of interest and moreover are intended to help you better understand the inter-section between research and policy analysis and political realities. Among oth ...
 
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Global Warming: Is the Science Settled Enough for Policy?
 
Global Warming: Is the Science Settled Enough for Policy?
 
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Hi-Phi Nation
Monthly
 
Hi-Phi Nation is the first story-driven, narrative podcast on contemporary philosophy. Every week we begin with compelling stories of ordinary and extraordinary human experiences, and transform them into an examination of philosophical ideas. We profile stories from war, crime, politics, religion, public health and policy, science, and history that raise philosophical questions, and we answer them with the help of contemporary academic philosophers. The aim of the show is to bring fans of th ...
 
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Stanford Center for Law and the Biosciences
 
Examining the impact of biotech discoveries on society and the law's role in shaping that impact.
 
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Bloggingheads.tv
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Smart people talking about politics, policy, culture and other stuff
 
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KQED's Climate Watch
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A special series from KQED's "The California Report" providing in-depth coverage of climate-related science and policy issues from a California perspective.
 
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Talk Solar
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Solar is now an established part of the national dialog. With 65% of Americans supporting solar it's time to Talk Solar. Join seasoned Blog Talk Radio Host Beth Bond of Speaking of Green as she focuses on her favorite topic solar. Known in solar circles in Georgia Bond is ready to talk to about all things solar in the US now. Join her as she talks about policy, solar technology and installations from home owner roof tops to gW utility scale solar.
 
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Mad Hat Economics
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A podcast discussing different behavioral anomalies related to economics, marketing, psychology, public policy, consumer preference and food science. Hosted by Cornell University graduate students.
 
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Mad Hat Economics
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A podcast discussing different behavioral anomalies related to economics, marketing, psychology, public policy, consumer preference and food science
 
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ReactionFM
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A podcast about the latest science news, science policy and anything else science related.
 
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MRUniversity: Principles of Macroeconomics (Video)
 
Online Economics Education
 
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Ad Astra
Weekly
 
Going to space isn't easy. Neither are the politics that go into it. Jack and Newton break down the missions to space and beyond in terms anyone can understand in this weekly show about space and space policy and technology.
 
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CERIAS Security Seminar Podcast
Monthly
 
CERIAS Security Seminar series video podcasts.
 
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BhTV: The Glenn Show
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Glenn Loury invites guests from the worlds of academia, journalism and public affairs to share insights on economic, political and social issues.
 
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The Social Work Podcast
Monthly
 
Join your host, Jonathan Singer, Ph.D., LCSW in an exploration of all things social work, including direct practice, human behavior in the social environment, research, policy, field work, social work education, and everything in between. Big names talking about bigger ideas. The purpose of the podcast is to present information in a user-friendly format. Although the intended audience is social workers, the information will be useful to anyone in a helping profession (including psychology, n ...
 
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Chicago Humanities Festival Podcast
 
Since 1990, world-renowned authors, scholars, poets, policy-makers, artists, and performers have gathered each November at Chicago's many cultural institutions to celebrate the power of ideas in human culture. And each year, tens of thousands of enthusiastic audience participants rediscover the rich and vital role the humanities play in their daily lives. This podcast aims to highlight some of the best programs from the 25 year festival archives.
 
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Bloggingheads.tv
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Smart people talking about politics, policy, culture and other stuff
 
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Bloggingheads.tv
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Smart people talking about politics, policy, culture and other stuff
 
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Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society: Audio Fishbowl
 
The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society event podcast
 
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Hi-Phi Nation
Weekly
 
Hi-Phi Nation is the first story-driven, narrative podcast on contemporary philosophy. Every week we begin with compelling stories of ordinary and extraordinary human experiences, and transform them into an examination of philosophical ideas. We profile stories from war, crime, politics, religion, public health and policy, science, and history that raise philosophical questions, and we answer them with the help of contemporary academic philosophers. The aim of the show is to bring fans of th ...
 
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AmeriPod - A Podcast for The Resistance
 
A Podcast for The Resistance
 
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The Bio Report
Weekly
 
The Bio Report podcast, hosted by veteran journalist Daniel Levine, focuses on the intersection of biotechnology with business, science, and policy.
 
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Micropod
Rare
 
The Society for Applied Microbiology provide benefits and resources online to raise awareness and knowledge of a diverse range of applied microbiology issues such as climate change and biofuels, food poisoning outbreaks and hospital acquired infection. The Micropod podcast, is an interesting podcast featuring interesting people. Some are microbiologists, some aren't scientists, but they all have one thing in common: everything they talk to us about is relevant to the lives of microbiologists ...
 
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Bloggingheads.tv
Weekly+
 
Smart people talking about politics, policy, culture and other stuff
 
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Science for the People
Weekly
 
Science for the People is a weekly syndicated radio show and podcast. We are a long-format interview show that explores the connections between science, popular culture, history, and public policy, to help listeners understand the evidence and arguments behind what's in the news and on the shelves. Every week, our hosts sit down with science researchers, writers, authors, journalists, and experts to discuss science from the past, the science that affects our lives today, and how science migh ...
 
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No Easy Answers in Bioethics
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Clinical ethics, evidence-based medicine, health policy, medical education, neuroethics, shared decision-making, and more—each month Center for Ethics faculty and their collaborators discuss their ongoing work and research across many areas of bioethics.
 
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BhTV: The DMZ
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Liberal Bill Scher and conservative Matt Lewis meet in the rancor-free DMZ to hash out the week’s political events.
 
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Smarter Cars
Monthly
 
Smarter Cars is a podcast about autonomous vehicles. We’re interviewing key players about the challenges of bringing autonomous vehicles to market, including current thinking about deep learning, policy/regulation, business models, ethics, and the impact on social welfare, economics, cities and the future of how we live and work.
 
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BhTV: Drezburt
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Heather Hurlburt and Daniel Drezner offer unorthodox takes from inside security orthodoxy.
 
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This Week in Drugs
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A podcast about all things drugs: news, policy, science, health, and more!
 
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Off-Nominal
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Two friends, two beers, and a casual conversation about space. Landing monthly in your podcast feed.
 
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BhTV: Worldwise
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Featuring guests located outside the United States, Worldwise aspires to illuminate international affairs and help Americans understand perspectives abroad.
 
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Cell Podcast
Monthly
 
Each month, the Cell Press podcast goes behind the headlines with the authors of our most popular papers. Each installment covers new research articles, Trends reviews, and voices from our company-wide blog, CrossTalk. The podcast is developed and produced by a team of Cell Press editorial, production, and marketing staff.
 
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Press Conference USA - Voice of America
 
Join host Carol Castiel for this 30-minute weekly newsmaker program that provides listeners around the globe with information and insights on a wide range of topics spanning U.S. politics, foreign policy, global health, science and culture.
 
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JECH podcast
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The Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health is a truly international journal that encompasses all aspects of epidemiology and public health. It publishes original research, opinions and materials concerned with the study and improvement of communities worldwide.
 
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BhTV: The Glenn Show
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Glenn Loury invites guests from the worlds of academia, journalism and public affairs to share insights on economic, political and social issues.
 
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Cool Soror with Rashan Ali
 
The Cool Soror Podcast welcomes Shennice Cleckley to the show! A Cool Soror of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Shennice is the epitome of joy! This baker, author, freelance writer and coach and former government policy director knows how to grasp life by its horns and make some incredible music. She attributes her passion for abundant living to h ...…
 
Stratfor’s model of applied geopolitics always starts with geography. We look at how mountains, plains, rivers and mineral resources constrain a nation’s political, security and economic imperatives. In this episode of the Stratfor Podcast, we explore the increasing implications of water scarcity around the globe. Stratfor South Asia Analyst Fa ...…
 
When #MeToo began taking over Twitter feeds in October of 2017, some people called it a "moment." Months later, it's clear that it's more than that. Join us as we discuss the power dynamics that have allowed harassment to go on for decades without any accountability and what we can do now to make life and work safer for everyone. Panelists Mari ...…
 
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Kingdom Crossroads Podcast with Pastor Robert Thibodeau
 
Episode 207 Show Notes for Anne Alson InterviewHello everyone everywhere, this is Pastor Robert Thibodeau and I want to thank you for joining us today on another DUAL BROADCAST of the Kingdom Cross Roads Podcast and the Everything Church Related podcast. Is we are holding a dual broadcast – then you know we are bringing you something special to ...…
 
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The Brian Lehrer Show
 
Juliet Eilperin, Washington Post senior national affairs correspondent, who is covering changes to the government in the Trump administration, talks about the policy changes at the Environmental Protection Agency in the last year.
 
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Beyond the Microscope - A podcast featuring women in STEM
 
Happy New Year, loyal listeners! Farewell 2017, and good riddance. We’re starting off 2018 with Adriana Bankston an PhD who works on science policy. She is a member of the Board of Directors at Future of Research, an organization interested in improving the structure of academic science. Adriana has a PhD in biology from Emory and […] The post ...…
 
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We Are Libertarians with Chris Spangle
 
`Chris Spangle and Harry Price discuss the new Michael Wolff book "Fire and Fury," we consider the mental health of Donald Trump, explain the American hero that is James Risen, and why Jeff Sessions rescinded the Obama marijuana rulings. Wolff Book/Trump's Mental Fitness http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2018/01/michael-wolff-fire-and-fury-b ...…
 
Listen Now Listen to the Cannabis Reporter Radio Show, Hosted by Snowden Bishop About This Episode Looking back on 2017, it’s hard to comprehend the damage caused by so many unprecedented climate disasters in a single year. We saw entire counties ravaged by wildfires in California, the entire city of Houston engulfed by floods and entire island ...…
 
Listen Now Listen to the Cannabis Reporter Radio Show, Hosted by Snowden Bishop About This Episode Looking back on 2017, it’s hard to comprehend the damage caused by so many unprecedented climate disasters in a single year. We saw entire counties ravaged by wildfires in California, the entire city of Houston engulfed by floods and entire island ...…
 
Have you fought tooth and nail to lose weight only to put it right back on—and then some? Have you hit that age where it seems like, despite your best efforts, weight gain is inevitable? Whether you’re sick and tired, feeling helpless, or more motivated than ever to transform your body, you’re going to want to tune into this episode of the BioT ...…
 
Jihadi training camps in America may be one of the most underreported stories this past year. Is the threat real? Does Washington have a strategy in place to deal with this growing threat? Cannabis legalization takes center stage in California this week. Is it just a matter of time before we see the legalization nationwide? "The World is Watchi ...…
 
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Chaos Computer Club - recent events feed (low quality)
 
How can we feed a growing world population within a resilient Earth System? This session will present results from our cybernetic computer models that simulate how future trends in population growth, diets, technology and policy may change the global land cover, freshwater usage, the nitrogen cycle and the climate system, and how more sustainab ...…
 
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Chaos Computer Club - recent events feed (low quality)
 
In German nursing science the dominant position on emergent technologies demands the removal of machines from caring environments („Entmaschinisierung“). In contrast to this, European research policy heavily focus on developing new health and social technologies to solve societal issues like a skill shortage in nursing. Thinking about technolog ...…
 
Ryan Bigelow, Program Engagement Manager, Monterey Bay Aquarium Imagine having to manage all of the public facing aspects of the massive Seafood Watch Program including their consumer pocket guides, their website, their social media, special events and their network of more than 125 Seafood Watch Conservation Partner organizations. What is the ...…
 
LADIES! It looks like girls ARE smarter than boys. Sorry guys, its science and you can’t argue with science can you? Well, maybe…Our first story comes from the OECD Pisa – and that’s a lot of acronyms to kick off a podcast so here’s a quick clarification. The OECD is the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development and PISA is the Pro ...…
 
Content research studies reveal which content performs best, garnering social-media shares and earning in-bound links. Few experts know as much about measuring the effectiveness of content as Eric Enge.Eric and I talked about research that can inform your content strategy for SEO, content marketing, and social media.The show notes below include ...…
 
“Being an entrepreneur is like jumping off a cliff and building a parachute on the way down.” — - Kristen Yoder This Week's Guests Kristen Yoder Founder Soil to the Oil Find her on LinkedIn kristen@soiltotheoil.com Kristen has spent the past 12 years managing successful cannabis businesses in every sector of the industry (from the Soil to the O ...…
 
Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide, but what makes it so difficult to treat? What is tumor hypoxia and how can it influence biology to drive a poor prognosis? In this episode, Richie sits down with Dr. Brad Wouters, the Executive Vice President of Science and Research at UHN to discuss the vast advancement in the field and the need fo ...…
 
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Climate One at The Commonwealth Club
 
It’s safe to say that 2017 was not been the best of times when it came to climate. Record-breaking hurricanes, year-round wildfires, and a renewed commitment to fossil fuels all contributed to a chaotic first year under the Trump administration. Guests (in order of appearance): Bob Inglis, Former Republican U.S. Representative, South Carolina J ...…
 
Loyal Policies- welcome to the Our Fair City 2017 Exclusion Day Special! This year we've got a special treat- the first episode of "Spookies Podcast" from the Andrew Snidge Podcast network. This crossover with Spirits podcast was recorded live at Podcon 2017 in Seattle, and was a whole lot of fun. You can listen to spirits podcast wherever you ...…
 
Who will make the decisions in future space settlements? Will they be governed remotely by nations on Earth? Will settlements develop their own local governments? How will conflicts between settlements and with nations back on Earth be resolved? Are we facing a future of war in space? Space lawyers Laura Montgomery and Christopher Newman join u ...…
 
Who will make the decisions in future space settlements? Will they be governed remotely by nations on Earth? Will settlements develop their own local governments? How will conflicts between settlements and with nations back on Earth be resolved? Are we facing a future of war in space? Space lawyers Laura Montgomery and Christopher Newman join u ...…
 
Christian and Amy go through the Acts of Mercy (Matt. 25) and give the country a grade for our efforts in food and nutrition, clean water access, affordable housing, homelessness, health care, prison reform, and immigration. How would Jesus say we’re doing? Are we living into the things Jesus calls us to? Plus, a look at the 7 words and phrases ...…
 
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The PolicyViz Podcast
 
Jane Pong is a Data Visualization Journalist at the Financial Times. Previously, she produced information graphics at Thomson Reuters in Singapore and South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. She is a graduate of the University of Sydney with a combined Arts/Science degree, majoring in psychology, linguistics, and chemistry. In this week’s episod ...…
 
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The PolicyViz Podcast
 
Jane Pong is a Data Visualization Journalist at the Financial Times. Previously, she produced information graphics at Thomson Reuters in Singapore and South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. She is a graduate of the University of Sydney with a combined Arts/Science degree, majoring in psychology, linguistics, and chemistry. In this week’s episod ...…
 
In this episode of City Talks, Andrew is joined by Stian Westlake, advisor to the Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, and Jonathan Haskel, Professor of Economics at Imperial College London, to discuss their book 'Capitalism Without Capital: The Rise of the Intangible Economy'. The book explores the long-run trend in dev ...…
 
In any plans for the future of African wildlife and its conservation, it is critical to understand the moving parts at play in the background. National and international politics and finances are continuously and strategically moving on the global game-board of who has wildlife and who wants it. Hunters, zoos, tourism to ecosystems and health - ...…
 
How will we handle it when someone breaks the rules of our new societies in space? Who decides whether they’re guilty? Do we need to build space prisons? Or are there alternative forms of justice we should consider that would better suit our new civilization? Space lawyer Christopher Newman talks to us about the potential problems with simply b ...…
 
As the EU and UK negotiators dive in further negotiations, it is becoming essential to discuss what our future relationship on policy and in the framework programme for Research & Innovation (R&I) should look like. R&I will clearly not be a ‘zero-sum’ game between the UK and the EU, and as such it will be critical that negotiations in this area ...…
 
The Monterey Bay Aquarium is world famous for otters, sharks, a spectacular setting — even appearances in movies such as "Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home" and "Finding Dory," and TV shows such as "Big Little Lies" and the BBC/PBS series "Big Blue Live." But that’s just the most visible part. The Aquarium is also a powerful force for protecting th ...…
 
By the time IBM introduced its personal computer in 1981, the company’s “Job Training Program” was 13 years old. Secretaries and other administrative professionals across the country—workers whose jobs were affected by IBM’s new computer and software—could go to one of the company’s 74 job centers and gain skills in areas including computer pro ...…
 
On this episode, University of Iowa P4 Jenna Beninga interviews the Iowa Pharmacy Association's Shannon Rudolph, Pharm.D., the association’s 2017 fellow for the IPA Executive Fellowship in Association Management. She completed a Community Pharmacy Residency at UNC-Chapel Hill with Moose Professional Pharmacy in Concord, N.C. Shannon graduated f ...…
 
Listen Now Listen to the Cannabis Reporter Radio Show, Hosted by Snowden Bishop About This Episode Hearing politicians defend prohibition can be a source of tremendous frustration for those of us who know better, particularly since we have unfettered access to indisputable evidence that cannabis is a harmless, therapeutic plant, which is necess ...…
 
“I think most American Jews are probably not aware of the simple fact that when they think of visiting the Western Wall, for example, they think of entering the Old City, they’re actually entering what is officially, according to international law, East Jerusalem. And therefore, according to international law, occupied territory. ” — Dov Waxman ...…
 
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When are you going to get a real job?
 
Continuing our discussion of what makes an academia success we turn to the humanities. This time we're joined by an award winning Professor, Lisa Downing (Modern Languages, University of Birmingham), and a early career research fellow, Nino Kemoklidze (Centre for Russian, European and Eurasian Studies, University of Birmingham). Intro and Outro ...…
 
http://www.wfn1.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/ceomoney_20171208_full.mp3 with guests: Sean O’Leary CEO & Co-Founder EdjAnalytics & EdjSports www.edjanalytics.com www.edjsports.com Sean O’Leary is the CEO and Co-founder of EdjAnalytics, a Louisville-based data science and prescriptive analytics company that builds proprietary tools focused on h ...…
 
Play the Game 2017 - Clean Athletes Beliefs about Anti-Doping Policy Legitimacy and Support Monday 27 November 2017 11.50-13.00 Chair: Vassilis Barkoukis Speakers: Vassilis Barkoukis, Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece Dmitriy Bondarev, Associate Professor, Imman ...…
 
Play the Game 2017 - Athletes and anti-doping: Privacy and participation Tuesday 28 November 2017 14.15-16.00 Chair: Jesper Frigast Larsen Speakers: Benjamin Bendrich, Scientist / Blogger, Social Studies, Sports Science, Georg-August-University Göttingen, Germany Daniel Westmattelmann, Research Assistant, Center for Management, University of Mü ...…
 
China will spend 22 billion yuan (US$3.3 billion) on two prototype molten salt nuclear reactors. Two molten salt nuclear reactors will be built in the Gobi Desert in northern China. * Molten salt reactors can produce one thousandth of the radioactive waste of existing nuclear reactors because of deep burn. More complete conversion of the nuclea ...…
 
Can scientists who get grant money from the Environmental protection agency be objective enough to serve on its advisory boards? According to Administrator Scott Pruitt, the answer is “no.” Today’s episode examines one aspect of the sweeping changes taking place at EPA: Scott Pruitt’s bar on scientists who’ve taken money from the agency also se ...…
 
Ellen Kamhi, PhD RN, www.naturalnurse.com, interviews Dr. Kecia Gather, MD. Dr. Gaither, MD is a double board-certified physician in OB-GYN and Maternal Fetal Medicine and Director of Perinatal Services at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in the Bronx. For multiple years, Gaither has been named America’s Top Obstetrician and Gynecologis ...…
 
Transcript: Did your iPhone suddenly crash on December 2nd? Is it rebooting for no reason? Well no need to worry, it’s not just you. And there’s an easy fix. I’m Mike from Go Cell Phone Repair and if you enjoy this video be sure to hit the subscribe button and the bell notification icon for more tech news and tutorials. If you update to iOS 11. ...…
 
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