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Best University Of London podcasts we could find (updated February 2020)
Best University Of London podcasts we could find
Updated February 2020
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Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores important and controversial questions about the human mind, society, and current events. Sam Harris is the author of five New York Times bestsellers. His books include The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation, The Moral Landscape, Free Will, Lying, Waking Up, and Islam and the Future of Tolerance (with Maajid Nawaz). The End of Faith won the 2005 PEN Award for Nonfiction. His writing and public lectures ...
 
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is one of the foremost social science universities in the world.LSE is a specialist university with an international intake and a global reach. Its research and teaching span the full breadth of the social sciences, from economics, politics and law to sociology, anthropology, accounting and finance. Founded in 1895 by Beatrice and Sidney Webb, the School has an outstanding reputation for academic excellence. LSE has 16 Nobel prize wi ...
 
Join the Big Finish team on their regular adventures through time, space, Victorian London, Mars, the 1960s and the Torchwood Hub in Cardiff for witty banter (ahem), free stories, news, interviews and exclusive trailers. We are best known for our Doctor Who ranges of audio plays starring Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann, David Tennant, as well as a world of spin off adventures with Jago and Litefoot, UNIT, Captain Jack Harkness among others. We also produce ...
 
Christopher Holliday researches animation history and digital media at King's College London (UK). Alexander Sergeant is a Lecturer in Film and Media Studies at University of Portsmouth (UK), specialising in the history and theory of fantasy cinema. Each episode, they look in detail at a film or television show, taking listeners on a journey through the intersection between fantasy cinema and the medium of animation.
 
On Wisdom features a social and cognitive scientist in Toronto and an educator in London discussing the latest empirical science regarding the nature of wisdom. Igor Grossmann runs the Wisdom & Culture Lab at the University of Waterloo in Canada. Charles Cassidy runs the Evidence-Based Wisdom project in London, UK. The podcast thrives on a diet of freewheeling conversation on wisdom, decision-making, wellbeing, and society and includes regular guests spots with leading behavioral scientists ...
 
The Aristotelian Society, founded in 1880, meets fortnightly in London to hear and discuss talks given by leading philosophers from a broad range of philosophical traditions. The papers read at the Society’s meetings are published in the Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society. The mission of the Society is to make philosophy widely available to the general public, and the Aristotelian Society Podcast Series represents our latest initiative in furthering this goal. The audio podcasts of our ...
 
Discussions with people working in the arts,business, academia and civil society in South Africa. Listen to new perspectives on issues of race, gender and transformation.The host, Nicholas Claude, is a freelance writer based in Johannesburg. He was born in London, raised in Durban and returned to South Africa in 2010 after living in Stockholm for thirteen years.To support the podcast go to https://www.patreon.com/voicesfromsa
 
The place where young readers meet to talk about books. The show includes a celebrity reader and an interview with the author. The host is award winning public radio journalist Kitty Felde. Book Club won the California Library Association Technology Award and the DC Mayor's Award for Excellence in the Humanitites. Named one of the top 10 podcasts for kids by THE TIMES of London.
 
UCL (University College London) is consistently ranked among the world's top universities. Our excellence extends across all academic disciplines, from one of the world's foremost centres for research and teaching in the biological sciences to world-renowned centres for architecture (UCL Bartlett), education (UCL Institute of Education) and fine art (UCL Slade School).UCL is London's leading multidisciplinary university, with more than 13,000 staff and 38,000 students from 150 different coun ...
 
Join host Carol Castiel each week as she and two advocates from the world of politics, culture, public policy, or academia debate and discuss a critical issue in the news. This program brings depth, perspective, and insight to the world around us. Issues that affect our lives and global stability are debated and discussed in a free-wheeling, unscripted discussion of fact and opinion.Subscribe to a Podcast of the showBroadcast ScheduleEncounter is broadcast on Saturdays and Sundays. You can a ...
 
The British Studies program at the University of Texas at Austin was created in 1975. For more than thirty years the program has sponsored public lectures in English literature, history, and government, and has conducted a weekly seminar called the Faculty Seminar on British Studies that includes faculty members, graduate students, undergraduates, and members of the Austin community.
 
When you think about Brits Abroad, you probably have some clear ideas about who they are. Pensioners soaking up the sun in Spain is probably top of that list. What if I told you that 79% of the British population living in the EU-27 are of working age and below? Or that Britain has one of the highest emigration rates in the world? This is a podcast all about what Brexit means to and for British citizens living in the EU27. Hosted by Dr Michaela Benson, it focuses on Brexit as it takes place ...
 
WE Talk is a podcast that explores the role of Waldorf Education in helping children, parents, and families thrive in an ever-changing world. WE Talk is brought to you by Shining Mountain Waldorf School and hosted by Nita June Davanzo. ABOUT THE HOSTNita June Davanzo is a Waldorf School graduate, attending SMWS from K-12.After studying Theater and English at Barnard College, Nita worked as actor, director, violinist, and teacher in London, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Boulder and Santa Barbar ...
 
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. About Press Conference USACarol Castiel hosts 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 cultu ...
 
Our purpose at CoSector - University of London is to enhance and enrich the student experience, through our own products and services and supporting our customers and partners in the education sector. Our impact can be seen in a variety of ways from providing digital learning expertise, wireless network connectivity in student housing or getting graduates into jobs.
 
The Curious Quant series, hosted by Michael Kollo, is a discussion between technically-minded professionals in the financial services, technology and data science fields. It examines the application of new data and new methodologies to common problems in financial markets.Michael Kollo has a PhD in Finance is from the London School of Economics where he lectured in quantitative finance in addition to Imperial College and at the University of New South Wales. He has created models and led qua ...
 
Giving Thought is the think tank for doing good hosted within the Charities Aid Foundation's London office. We are experts on trends in global civil society and giving. Your hosts for the Giving Thought podcast, Rhodri Davies and Adam Pickering, take a theme each week from events in the news and the world of philanthropy and civil society and considers what it means for donors and charities around the world. For more in depth content from Giving Thought, please visit https://www.cafonline.or ...
 
When we describe leaders of the new generation, Tobi Adegboyega is without doubt a name pockets of communities within the city of London are beginning to mention repeatedly. The dynamic social advocate undeniably possesses similar characteristics to the likes of Churchill, Charles de Gaulle and Martin Luther King Jr. His drive towards social regeneration amongst the young demographic in the city of London, has caused him to create two initiatives under the umbrella of social impact who influ ...
 
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Date: 6 February 2020Speaker: Julia Bailey is a Senior Researcher at the UCL eHealth UnitAbout the lecture:Unplanned pregnancy is very common, and control of fertility is vital in the fight against poverty, ill-health and climate change. Mobile technology has extraordinary world-wide reach, and can be an important tool for informed decision-making.…
 
In our final episode of Hypot-enthuse hear us chat with UCL Space Scientist Professor Louise Harra about space weather, what it is, how we detect it, and how it affects us here on Earth. Hypot-enthuse is a podcast from the Faculty of Mathematical & Physical Sciences at UCL. Each episode features a light-hearted chat with a notable academic, and wil…
 
Date: Tuesday 11 February 2020Speaker: Tim Newbold - Senior Research Fellow at Centre for Biodiversity and Environment Research, UCLAbout the lecture:The severe decline of insects has made headlines recently, but it is still unknown exactly why these declines are happening . We have been trying to understand why bumblebees are being lost across man…
 
In episode 66, we talk to Fozia Irfan- CEO of the Bedfordshire & Luton Community Foundation (and trustee of the Association of Charitable Foundations). We discuss diversity, equity and inclusion in the foundation and charity world; the challenges of power dynamics in philanthropy and the role of place. Including: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion What …
 
In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Fred Kaplan about the ever-present threat of nuclear war. They discuss the history of nuclear deterrence, U.S. first-strike policy, preventive war, limited nuclear war, tactical vs. strategic weapons, Trump’s beliefs about nuclear weapons, the details of command and control, and other topics. S…
 
Speaker(s): Professor Sara Hobolt, Sir Anthony Seldon, Professor Tony Travers | Is Brexit a transformative moment, with lasting consequences? Or will identities and allegiances return to ‘normal’? When might politics move on from Brexit? Sara Hobolt (@sarahobolt) is Sutherland Chair in European Institutions and Professor at the Department of Govern…
 
Philip Goad is the Gough Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser Visiting Professor of Australian Studies (AY2019-20) at Harvard University and Chair of Architecture and Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor at the University of Melbourne. He was trained as an architect and gained his PhD in architectural history at the University of Melbourne where he has taug…
 
With its last episode recently broadcast on Netflix, the web television series BoJack Horseman (Raphael Bob-Waksberg, 2014-2020) provides a timely and topical subject for Episode 40. Join Chris and Alex as they take a canter through the programme’s status as ‘adult animation’ (and what this term might mean as a label); the dark truth of its themes …
 
Speaker(s): Professor Sara Hobolt, Sir Anthony Seldon, Professor Tony Travers | Is Brexit a transformative moment, with lasting consequences? Or will identities and allegiances return to ‘normal’? When might politics move on from Brexit? Sara Hobolt (@sarahobolt) is Sutherland Chair in European Institutions and Professor at the Department of Govern…
 
Hello! We love the four day week so much that - in a Reasons to be Cheerful first - we’re revisiting the idea. What are the lessons from how it went down in the election? And how we build a movement to make the four day week happen? Friend of the pod Andrew Barnes tells us why he’s travelling the world to promote it. Then Rachel Kay and Will Strong…
 
John Fortier, Director of the Democracy Project at the Bipartisan Policy Center and Jim Kessler, Senior Vice President for Policy at Third Way, talk with host Carol Castiel about the contours of the 2020 Democratic presidential race after the Iowa and New Hampshire contests and the fallout from US President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial and acqu…
 
On this edition of Press Conference USA, host Carol Castiel and VOA Senior political analyst, Brian Padden, speak with Heather Hurlburt, Director of the New Models of Policy Change Initiative at “New America,” an innovative policy group, about how to mitigate increasing political polarization in America.…
 
In this podcast Laura Evans and Matt Wells interview William Burgess and Stephen Davies of 31/44In the intro I mention our new books project. If you want to support us by pre-ordering copies of our first books please visit the crowdfunding site here https://kubacker.hubbub.net/p/REGISTER-Conversations/Will is well known to us in Kingston as a studi…
 
Speaker(s): Arundhati Roy, Professor Amartya Sen | Join us for this Eva Colorni Memorial Lecture which will see Arundhati Roy read selected extracts from her literary and political work and engage in discussion with Amartya Sen. Arundhati Roy is the author of The God of Small Things (1997) for which she won the Man Booker Prize, and more recently o…
 
John Clarke has been working with the Xolobeni community and the Amadiba Crisis Committee for more than a decade in the fight against proposed mining operations by Australian mining company MRC. In this episode John gives an update to the ongoing legal struggles being waged by the Xolobeni community. We also chatted about the state of the world, Je…
 
Speaker(s): Arundhati Roy, Professor Amartya Sen | Join us for this Eva Colorni Memorial Lecture which will see Arundhati Roy read selected extracts from her literary and political work and engage in discussion with Amartya Sen. Arundhati Roy is the author of The God of Small Things (1997) for which she won the Man Booker Prize, and more recently o…
 
Speaker(s): Professor Etel Solingen | The 2020 Susan Strange lecture will pay tribute to Professor Strange's contributions by focusing on the international political economy dimensions of nuclear choices, for or against nuclear weapons. Whereas relative power and security dilemmas have dominated the study of nuclear proliferation for decades, an ap…
 
Is time running out for pensions tax relief? Chancellor Sajid Javid is reported to be considering a major shake-up of pensions at the Budget in a months time. The FT's pensions correspondent Josephine Cumbo talks to FT Money editor Claer Barrett about what form this could take. Next up, we debate the value of the Winter Fuel Allowance for wealthy p…
 
Speaker(s): Professor Etel Solingen | The 2020 Susan Strange lecture will pay tribute to Professor Strange's contributions by focusing on the international political economy dimensions of nuclear choices, for or against nuclear weapons. Whereas relative power and security dilemmas have dominated the study of nuclear proliferation for decades, an ap…
 
EPISODE 31- ShiLounge RETURNS again and with a new co-host!(Maybe?) I am joined once again by the lovely Mika Villas in this pre-recorded episode I thought I lost but I have now found. We chat it up in North Carolina right after WrestleCade 2019 and discuss such topics:-Why ShiLounge took a yearlong hiatus.-The Wrestling (Television) Universe great…
 
Is the “business-as-usual” approach to science in crisis? Does the public have a good grasp of how scientific knowledge is really generated? And might scientists be as much prey to self-serving biases as the rest of us mortals? Simine Vazire joins Igor and Charles to discuss the thorny complexity of seeking reliable knowledge about the world and ab…
 
I chat with Paul on derivative pricing, the application of mathematics within financial services and the implications for society due to AI.Nothing on this podcast is to be considered investment advice or a recommendation. No investment decision or activity should be undertaken without first seeking qualified and professional advice.…
 
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