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The {Urban Political} delves into contemporary urban issues with activists, scholars and policy-makers from around the world. Providing informed views, state of the art knowledge and unusual insights, the podcast aims to advance our understanding of urban environments and how we might make them more just and democratic. The {Urban Political} provides a new forum for reflection on bridging urban activism and scholarship, where regular features offer snapshots of pressing issues and new public ...
 
A series of clinical skills podcasts developed in collaboration with students and staff of the School of Medicine at the University of Glasgow, with funding from the Clinical Skills Managed Educational Network, NHS Education for Scotland and support from the University of Glasgow Media Production Unit. The podcasts aim to cover some of the clinical procedural skills expected of new graduates, in accordance with the latest revision of Tomorrow’s Doctors. Clinical Skills Lead: alna.robb@glasgo ...
 
Tune in for the new episode every Tuesday! IT'S HER GAME is a shout out to all the amazing women in the gaming industry, no matter if it is mobile, PC, console, or esport. The series of curated talks with a dash of industry freestyle introduces successful, strong women from gaming and esports. On the mission of bringing inspiration to young girls, and knowledge to professionals!
 
The Gifford Lectures—held regularly at the four ancient Scottish universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow, St. Andrews and Aberdeen—were established under the will of Adam Lord Gifford, a Senator of the College of Justice, who died in 1887. His bequest allows the University to invite notable scholars to deliver a series of public lectures on themes related to ‘natural theology’, broadly construed. The 2018 Lectures held in Aberdeen were delivered by world-renowned biblical scholar Professor NT Wri ...
 
Immanuel Kant wrote extensively on all major topics of intellectual interest. In terms of the publication of major texts his most prolific period was 1781 to 1790. In the domains of epistemology and metaphysics he published the Critique of Pure Reason in 1781. In the domain of ethics he published the Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals in 1785 and the Critique of Practical Reason in 1788. In the domain of aesthetics he presented his theory in 1790 in the form of the Critique of Judgment. ...
 
For over a century, the Gifford Lectures have enabled international scholars to contribute to the advancement of theological and philosophical thought. The Gifford Lectureships, which are held at the Universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and St. Andrews, were established under the will of Adam Lord Gifford, a Senator of the College of Justice, who died in 1887. The 2012 Edinburgh Gifford lectures is a series of six lectures delivered by Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch, The University of ...
 
Sound Tracks is the fortnightly podcast brought to you by University of Glasgow Careers and Alumni, that’s jam-packed with sound advice from our graduate world-changers to help keep your career on track. Join hosts Kezia and Rosie as they take you on tour with awesome alumni all over the world to share their career journey. From side hustles and social enterprises to surviving freelance, creating social impact and surviving the big city living around the globe. In each episode, you’ll be sur ...
 
Inside The Hive is a robotics podcast from Bot-Hive that focuses on three things within the field of robotics; stories, people and technology. Inside The Hive feature the latest robotics stories, an inside view into the people in the sector and some of the larger chats about the impact robotics will have on society. For more information on anything in the podcast go to bot-hive.com
 
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Sophie Brugmann, Team Lead Live Producing at Gameforge has started her job in the way we now often only see in the movies - by finding the offer in the newspaper. From Inter Game Evaluation, through the roles of specialist her roles led her to...an IKEA chair and shared Excel in the Kolibri when she led operations for the newly formed, ye soon to b…
 
"Welcome to another prehistory guys interview, introducing you to people, often hidden in the background, whose work is really making a difference to our understanding of humanity in prehistory "Today we’re talking with Dr Kenny Brophy Senior lecturer of archaeology at the University of Glasgow. Kenny’s work focuses mainly on the British Neolithic,…
 
Jessica Sundell is a Creative Lead & Lead Product Designer at Hatch Entertainment. I couldn't imagine myself interviewing a better guest than Jessica after finishing the last episode with Natalia Martinsson's advice - If you want to succeed you need to lose your fear. Jessica Sundell most definitely did lose her fear when she decided to swap the es…
 
IT'S BACK! Rupert & I are delighted to present you with a recording of us producing our first audio podcast after a long break. We're back to our old format with Pushing Back the Boundaries, news, a central topic and finishing off with Stonehead of the Month and a bit of Whimsy. Scroll down for links to some source material. There is a video versio…
 
with Nitin Bathla, Sandra Jasper, and Tino Buchholz Emerging film-makers and urban researchers Nitin Bathla, Sandra Jasper, and Tino Buchholz speak about their avenues into film-production, why film amounts to a vital medium for urban research, and what it would mean to enhance its role in urban studies. This episode is also full of urban film insp…
 
Say hello to Natalia Martinsson, Killmonday Games Game Designer and CEO. Her passions are art, storytelling, and brains! With no prior experience in gaming, Natalia and her husband had created a studio that by far have released two games Fran Bow and Little Misfortune - both with thousands of overwhelmingly positive Steam reviews. If that hasn't co…
 
Despite any number of challenges over the past six years, including more recently the Covid lockdowns of course, Amanda has kept driving the project of giving the museum a complete overhaul and redesign, and with her team has created a breathtaking set of galleries that cover the full span of human history in the Cotswolds. One thing that makes Ama…
 
It is almost one year since the first positive case of COVID-19 confirmed in Scotland, and in this episode we talked with Clinical Research Fellow James Shepherd about how COVID-19 was introduced in Scotland from mainland Europe (https://www.nature.com/articles/s41564-020-00838-z). This work was a national effort involving multiple NHS and academic…
 
Do you remember playing Life is Strange and struggling to make a choice - none of them seemed to be a good one, and you were terrified that your decisions would hurt Max or her friends? Or maybe you won't admit it now but the endless hours of talking to your Sims family made your heart feel a bit warmer? Well, this, in a very simplified way, descri…
 
Beyond the Noise is a Source podcast with David Jamieson where he gets beyond the headlines and likes at events in the new in more depth.This week he speaks to Madison based political sociologist Michael Billeaux about dynamics on the right of US politics in the wake of the Washington DC riot and the inauguration of Joe Biden.1:30 – How has the Cap…
 
This week, we speak to Trevor Cassie of the solutions provider, DEM Automation & Workholdings. We touch on the theme of 'The Art of the Possible'; having had experience as an SME on the other side of the table, Trevor and his team bring a balance of realistic expectations and ingenious automation solutions to the manufacturing industry as well as b…
 
The University of Glasgow are experts when it comes to 5G research. We sat down with Professor Imran, Dr Heidari and Dr Zhao from the James Watts School of Engineering to talk about their 5G projects; in Part 1 of this 2 part special, we touch on an overview of 5G and how it will help advance business, and what 5G is doing to support the healthcare…
 
The University of Glasgow are experts when it comes to 5G research. We sat down with Professor Imran, Dr Heidari and Dr Zhao from the James Watts School of Engineering to talk about their 5G projects; in Part 2 of this 2 part special, we cover how manufacturing in the electronics industry is benefiting from 5G, technological advances in the constru…
 
Hanna Hilbrandt in conversation with Emma Colven, Zac Taylor, Sarah Knuth, and Sage Ponder Amidst the rapidly unfolding ecological crisis, current research is witnessing ever new financial strategies that aim at making money from urban climate risks. In this episode Hanna Hilbrandt invites Emma Colven, Zac Taylor, Sarah Knuth, and Sage Ponder, to d…
 
As an indie developer or owner of an indie studio, there are many things you need to do by yourself. Probably, you have struggled more than once with the 'what's now?' question - when facing HR issues, work delays, lack of marketing resources, or overall management challenges - in the end, you simply want to make good games, right? Listen to the #6…
 
How many people do you know that transitioned from managing rock stars' tours (yes, including Red Hot Chili Peppers!) to be in charge of the projects on one of the most successful gaming IPs - Angry Birds? After you listen to this episode - you will have the answer - Sandra Mittica. Tune in to find out how to best monetize a successful mobile game …
 
In the last episode of 2020, you can meet Natalie Mikkelson, a director, and narrative designer in Lo-Fi Games, a studio behind apocalyptic sandbox RPG - Kenshi (recently hit 1 M copies sold, congrats!). She is also a director of the non-profit Bristol Games Hub, a co-working and event space in the UK for indie game developers. On top of that, Nata…
 
Jacqueline ' Jax' 'Garrett, CEO & Founder of GGWP Academy, is a much-needed person on the map of the rapidly growing gaming & esports industries. Her startup - GGWP is an online platform that provides educational resources for aspiring esports athletes and gaming content creators. But it wouldn't be in Jax style to simply stop on that. With her ext…
 
Throughout the global south, many urban regions have become massive. In the familiar renditions of this notion, urban regions, mushrooming in population and spatial footprints, teeter close to chaos, environmental disaster, and ungovernability. Populations are being reshuffled, moved from one area to the other, something which an extensive landscap…
 
Jinesha Gandhi, Associate Producer at Ubisoft India is an experienced game producer with a demonstrated history of working in the console and mobile gaming industry. But what makes her truly unique is her passion for games. Jinesha's road to gaming was not easy - not only because there is a lack of gaming education in India, but also because there …
 
Darya Rubashna knows all the facets of the gaming business - born and breed gamer, Head of AppGallery UK, ex- YouTube Esports & Top Creators EMEA. Always on the wild hunt (the Witcher's pun intended) for new trends and challenges. Darya has shaped and led YouTube gaming partnership strategies in Eastern Europe & Italy, and Esports in EMEA, she is a…
 
This is IT'S HER GAME podcast. Welcome to the world of creative, fierce women. Check Editor's Note to discover the idea behind IT'S HER GAME, and get a sneak peek of what is coming! Make sure to subscribe to this podcast and follow IT'S HER GAME on Social Media Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ITS-HER-GAME-103707681572584 Instagram: https://…
 
In fact, some of Tom’s recent research has even shed light on different funerary practices in the Bronze Age, revealing some fascinating discoveries about ways that people related to, or looked after the remains of their departed. (We first reported on this in a piece in the Prehistory Show #3. https://www.patreon.com/posts/prehistory-show-42771218…
 
Reflections from Delhi, Karachi, Lagos, and Manila Throughout the global south, many urban regions have become massive. In the familiar renditions of this notion, urban regions, mushrooming in population and spatial footprints, teeter close to chaos, environmental disaster, and ungovernability. Populations are being reshuffled, moved from one area …
 
Beyond the Noise is a Source news podcast where David Jamieson looks at issues in the news in more depth.This week Jamieson speaks to Neil Mackay, national organiser for All Under One Banner, about Yes Alba - an attempt to bring together a unified, activist led and organised.They discuss:1:30 – What are the latest moves to create a broad pro-indepe…
 
Beyond the Noise is a Source news podcast where David Jamieson goes deeper into the issues behind the headlines.This week Jamieson speaks to Pete Cannell and Willie Black of Scot E3, a group drawing together trade unionists and climate activists for a 'Just Transition' from fossil fuel.They discuss:2:43 – Does the idea of a ‘Just Transition’ exist …
 
On the eve of the COVID-19 pandemic (Feb 2020), we welcomed a very special guest to Contagious Thinking, Associate Professor Dr Nuno Faria from the University of Oxford. In this episode, Nuno speaks with Vandana Ravindran and Elihu Aranday-Cortes, about his life in science and his interests in epidemiology and evolution of viruses circulating in hu…
 
In this special episode for our Spanish speaking listeners, Mila and Elihu are talking with Professor Pablo Murcia about how viruses can infect different species, his scientific career and future work. Pablo -who is a DVM- is trying to understand the molecular and evolutionary mechanisms that underpin viral host switching and viral emergence.…
 
The aim of these two chaps is to transform the economy of Caithness, no less - up in the North East corner of Scotland! And the medium by which they're going to achieve this? By building an Iron Age Broch of course!Crazy? Not so fast. There's method in their madness, but you'll have to listen to the podcast to find out why. Help support us and join…
 
A conversation with Gianpaolo Baiocchi Gianpaolo Baiocchi offers us an historical overview of what he terms Radical Cities in Latin America and draws out some lessons from the past 30 years. Comparing these experiences to municipal politics in Europe and elsewhere, he highlights the distinctive features and charts the ups and downs of these urban m…
 
However, she has a particular passion for Iron Age torcs, running a website with restorer Roland Williamson called The Big Book of Torcs. https://bigbookoftorcs.com/ There's no-one better with whom to explore the detail and peculiarities of these magnificent artefacts than Tess and 'talking torcs' is the central theme of this discussion. And then -…
 
In this episode, recorded in October 2019, we speak to Dr Jonathan Stoye - a Senior Group Leader at the Francis Crick Institute and Fellow of the Royal Society. In this episode we talk about Jonathan’s impressive research career path, from his first interest in the genetic interactions between retroviruses and their hosts. Jonathan also shares stor…
 
Beyond the Noise is a Source News podcast looking at the issues behind the headlines.This weak David Jamieson spoke to Nathalia Urban, a Scotland based Brazilian journalist who covers events in South America, about the coup in Bolivia which was overturned in elections last week.They discuss: 0:55 – What’s the background to the movement in Bolivia, …
 
Prof Nic Stonehouse from the University of Leeds talks to us about her career and how the right mentorship led her to a professorship studying picornaviruses. She also tells us about the exciting projects currently being developed in her lab looking at the replication of foot-and-mouth disease virus and the develop of empty viral capsids as potenti…
 
Dr. Andreas Wack from the Crick institute talks to us about the role of host immunity in the response to influenza virus and why we mount differential immune responses to infection. He also tells us why all forms of research are important in this age of emerging infections and we can never be too prepared!…
 
Beyond the Noise is a Source podcast that gets beyond the headlines and looks at issues in the news in more depth.This week David Jamieson is joined by Richie Venton, a trade unionist sacked by Ikea in Glasgow for informing his members of plans to cut sick pay.They discuss:1:00 – What is the background to the campaign? Why was Venton sacked?6:53 – …
 
Podcast S4 epDr Anna Cliffe from the University of Virgina (USA) talks about her career in science and research on herpes simplex latency and reactivation in neurons. You can find our previous content on at cvrblog.myportfolio.com, email us at cvrcontagiousthinking@gmail.com or tweet us @CVRblog. Featuring: Dr Anna Cliffe, Dr Vandana Ravindran and …
 
Today on Inside the Hive, we talk to an integrator who has a solution to help you get the best out of your business with an improvement of accuracy and precision, precision, precision at the forefront of their minds. I speak with Roger Holden, Director of True Position Robotics, who gives us a frank insight into working with UK SMEs, what solutions…
 
International perspectives: cases of Dortmund (Germany), San Francisco (USA) and Isfahan (Iran) This episode discusses the impact of COVID-19 on the behavior of people in public spaces in Dortmund (Germany), San Francisco (USA) and Isfahan (Iran). My guests, Teresa Sprague and Ghazal Farjami, and I (Mais Jafari) explain how people in these societie…
 
Beyond the Noise is a Source News podcast where David Jamieson gets behind the headlines and looks at issues in the news in more depth.This week he is joined by Scottish National Union of Students President Matt Crilly, to discuss a university intake like no other, in a year like no other.The discuss:2:25 – Why SNUS are calling for increased fundin…
 
Beyond the Noise is a Source podcast with David Jamieson, looking at issues in the news in more depth.For this edition he is joined by sociology lecturer Dr Tom Mills to discuss the place of the BBC and the wider media in the Covid-19 crisis.They discuss:3:30 – How should we understand the BBC? What is it? What is its social purpose?10:00 – How do …
 
Elizabeth Dale A.K.A. 'The Cornish Bird' can trace her heritage in Cornwall back more than 500 years. As you probably know, from a megalithic point of view, Cornwall is one of the most densely packed areas in the whole of the UK and if you visit Lizzie's blog 'The Cornish Bird' https://cornishbirdblog.com, you're sure to find her writing beautifull…
 
How do viral outbreaks arise? Can genomic epidemiology identify pathways of emergence of infectious diseases?In this episode of The Review we will answer these questions with Dr Kyriaki Nomikou, a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Virus Research who gives us a snapshot of the results and implications of her recent publication (https://doi.or…
 
In this podcast we discuss the work of Murray Bookchin, relating it to the experiences and debates around municipalism and wider left political practices and theory. With our guests (Blair, Hilary and Kate) we focus the discussion on the recent edited collection of Bookchin's work: The Next Revolution: Popular Assemblies and the Promise of Direct D…
 
Beyond the Noise is a Source news podcast with David Jamieson that explores issues in the headlines in more depth.This week Jamieson is joined by Jonathon Shafi, a Scottish activist who recently criticised the Scottish Government commissioned Economic Recovery Group (ERG) Report in an article for the Herald.They discuss:00: 45 – What is the context…
 
Can viruses steal our genetic signals to generate human-virus genes? Can these proteins alter the course of viral infection? In this episode of the review recorded via zoom we will answer these questions with Dr Léa Meyer a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Centre for Virus Research who gives us a snapshot of the results and implications of her recent…
 
Margit Mayer on Tipping Points and Scholarly Politics of Mobilization Starting off from her latest agenda-setting article "What does it mean to be a radical urban scholar-activist, or activist scholar today?" published earlier this year in the relaunch issue of the journal CITY – analysis of urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action. It was pub…
 
Do bats deserve their bad rap when it comes to virus transmission? Do human viruses disproportionately originate from certain animal groups?In the this episode of 'The Review' we answer these questions with Nardus Mollentze, a research associate at the Centre for Virus Research who gives us a snapshot of the results and implications of his recent p…
 
It was an absolute delight talking with Caroline & Tom about their insights into what it was like living in the Iron Age. This is archaeology from the other end of the barrel; actually living and working with the available foods, materials, pigments and technology gives an insight into prehistoric life that simply looking at archaeological remains …
 
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