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Join University of Cambridge researchers Eleanor Drage and Kerry Mackereth as they ask the experts: what is good technology? Is ‘good’ technology even possible? And what does feminism have to say about it? Each week, they invite scholars, industry practitioners, activists, and more to provide their unique perspective on what feminism can bring to the tech industry and the way that we think about technology. With each conversation, The Good Robot asks how feminism can provide new perspectives ...
 
The Lauterpacht Centre for International Law is the scholarly home of International law at the University of Cambridge. The Centre, founded by Sir Elihu Lauterpacht QC in 1983, serves as a forum for the discussion and development of international law and is one of the specialist law centres of the Faculty of Law. The Centre holds weekly lectures on topical issues of international law by leading practitioners and academics. For more information see the LCIL website at http://www.lcil.cam.ac.uk/
 
Welcome to the Brighter Thinking Pod from Cambridge University Press - Education. We provide a place where international education enthusiasts from all backgrounds can come together to discuss the challenges faced by teachers in a modern classroom and discover new teaching ideas. Our panels consist of teachers, authors, key subject figures and more, and we also celebrate the very best of teaching with our Teacher Spotlight. If you'd like to get involved, follow us on Twitter @CUPeducation an ...
 
What's the latest in science these days? How can scientific advances help improve our world? And what's it like to be a scientist, anyway? Every two weeks we delve into the intersections between science, technology, and society, featuring guest researchers who present a fresh perspective on their work, what goes on behind the scenes, and the latest developments in their fields. Transcripts available: www.bluesci.co.uk/category/podcast/ Brought to you by the Cambridge University Science Magaz ...
 
H&P is a unique collaboration between the Institute of Contemporary British History at King's College London and the University of Cambridge. We are the only project in the UK providing access to an international network of more than 500 historians with a broad range of expertise. H&P offers a range of resources for historians, policy makers and journalists.
 
My name's Dr Nina Lübbren. I'm an art historian and senior lecturer in film studies at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, England. On this page, you can find my podcasts on how to write a university essay. You will learn to construct an argument and research your topic. My talks use film and art as examples but are relevant for students in all of the arts and humanities).Enjoy the podcasts! If you do, let me know via feedback: thanks! :-)
 
The Cambridge University Law Society (CULS) is one of the oldest and largest student run societies in the University, the country and indeed the world. With a membership base of over a 1000, its aims are manifold and its enterprises diverse. Each year, the Law Society invites eminent speakers to address its members. The events are an exciting chance to hear from leaders in their respective fields about issues crucial to the modern legal world. In the past CULS have had the pleasure of hearin ...
 
The Healthtech Podcast covers the latest in health and technology through interviews with disruptive healthtech startups and leaders. Whether you’re a patient, founder, investor or simply interested in healthtech, The Healthtech Podcast has it covered. 🌍 Listeners in 120 countries. 🎙 2 new episodes every week. 🗣 Hosted by Dr James Somauroo. www.jamessomauroo.com | www.somx.co.uk
 
Welcome to Alas Lewis & Barnes, a "conversation" about the universe between two cosmologists. Always sciency, sometimes funny, never boring. Geraint Lewis is a Professor of Astrophysics at the Sydney Institute for Astronomy, University of Sydney. Professor Lewis is an internationally recognised astrophysicist, and has published more than two hundred papers in a diverse range of fields, including gravitational lensing, galactic cannibalism, cosmology and large-scale structure. As well as bein ...
 
Welcome to the Circular Metabolism podcast. This podcast is hosted by Aristide Athanassiadis from Metabolism of Cities. In this podcast we interview researchers, policy makers and practitioners to better understand the metabolism of our cities and how to reduce their net environmental impact in a socially just and context-specific way.Bienvenu.e au Podcast Circular Metabolism. Ce podcast est produit par Aristide Athanassiadis membre et co-fondateur de Metabolism of Cities. Dans ce podcast, n ...
 
Discussions about GDP, housing and other issues seem to assume that we know quite a bit about the topic already. Most of us don't. This podcast will fill in those gaps. During each episode, an expert will guide us through a given topic, with the goal of providing enough information so we can piece together our own informed views. Many of the speakers are working at the cutting edge of their respective fields, guiding us through both the accumulated evidence and showing us where things are li ...
 
We live in a very different world today where opportunities and challenges come in different forms, shapes, and sizes. Technology has contributed actively to this where attention is the new currency and content is a whole new asset class for organizations. To dig deep into it, Saurabh Sardana is launching a podcast where he will bring you untold stories, hot trends, and perspectives from people who matter the most. Saurabh, Chief Operating Officer at Asia's most successful insights business, ...
 
Lessons of Innovation is a podcast hosted by Mohamad Zaraket (Mo) featuring conversations with the most interesting and intriguing innovators, academics, consultants, authors, entrepreneurs, and intrapreneurs. In each episode, my guests will share valuable tips and advice to help you succeed in your innovation journey. I will discuss topics such as innovation strategy, creative thinking, innovative teams, culture of innovation, and share proven ideation and innovation techniques including de ...
 
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This week Dr Mark Kotter, a stem cell biologist and neurosurgeon at the University of Cambridge gives us his quick tips for entrepeneurs. He is the founder and CEO of bit.bio, who have developed opti-ox, a benchmark technology for the efficient and consistent production of human cells for use in research, drug development, and cell therapy. He also…
 
Listen to this interview of William Tierney, University Professor Emeritus and Founding Director of the Pullias Center for Higher Education at the University of Southern California. We talk about his book Get Real: 49 Challenges Confronting Higher Education (SUNY, 2020), about what people really believe when it comes to higher education, and also a…
 
Scholars of state socialism have frequently invoked “nostalgia” to identify an uncritical longing for the utopian ambitions and lived experience of the former Eastern Bloc. However, this concept seems insufficient to describe memory cultures in the Czech Republic and other contexts in which a “retro” fascination with the past has proven compatible …
 
This week Dr. Shaka Bahadu, a Healthcare operations expert, clinical informatics, and COO and co-founder of Cipher Skin gives James his quick tips for entrepreneurs. Get in touch with Shaka: shaka@cipherskin.com or info@cipherskin.com Subscribe to Healthtech Pigeon 🐦: www.healthtechpigeon.com Get in touch: www.jamessomauroo.com | www.somx.co.uk…
 
newstatesman.com - This month, a survey by the international professional services company EY showed Scotland going against the UK and European trend on foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2020. While the number of inwa… Tweeted by @shirkerism https://twitter.com/shirkerism/status/1405214637587636224By Radio Free UK
 
carrickfergustimes.co.uk - Hundreds of loyalist protesters took part in a show of opposition to the Northern Ireland Protocol in Greenisland last night (Thursday). Tweeted by @GetBritainOut https://twitter.com/GetBritainOut/status/1405847505246564353By Radio Free UK
 
marriott-stats.com - Labour's defeat in Hartlepool has led to much debate over whether the realignment of the British electorate along Brexit lines is still continuing. I conclude that Hartlepool was actually an example … Tweeted by @PoohBearCorner https://twitter.com/PoohBearCorner/status/1405915740897792000…
 
thelondoneconomic.com - The saddest thing of all for Edwin Poots is that he’s not even a record-breaker - Diane James was leader of UKIP for 18 days - Politics Tweeted by @LondonEconomic https://twitter.com/LondonEconomic/status/1405764761078288394By Radio Free UK
 
electoral-reform.org.uk - The way we elect MPs to Westminster means that our parliament doesn’t represent Britain.The link between how popular a party is at the polling booth and how many seats they get i Tweeted by @birminghamgold https://twitter.com/birminghamgold/status/1405799802412089344By Radio Free UK
 
express.co.uk - RICHARD TICE has slammed UEFA for trying to 'run the country' after it threatened to move the final Euro 2020 game from Wembley stadium. Tweeted by @GetBritainOut https://twitter.com/GetBritainOut/status/1405929042117894154By Radio Free UK
 
tfa.net - ‘Strong National Defences’ is one of the founding principles of The Freedom Association. It serves to protect, and is the ultimate guarantor of, our other freedoms. Post-Brexit they fit in with a ‘gl… Tweeted by @tfa4freedom https://twitter.com/tfa4freedom/status/1405885375013429253By Radio Free UK
 
express.co.uk - UNIONISTS must not fall for the SNP's trap of growing to resent Scotland, senior backbench Conservative Sir Bernard Jenkin has warned. Tweeted by @BrugesGroup https://twitter.com/BrugesGroup/status/1405943344912547873By Radio Free UK
 
express.co.uk - IN recent days stories have emerged of EU officials trying to persuade Prime Minister Boris Johnson to remove the former Chief Brexit Negotiator, Lord Frost, who has served as a Cabinet Minister in t… Tweeted by @RickSacrop https://twitter.com/RickSacrop/status/1404847733194825731By Radio Free UK
 
telegraph.co.uk - Abandon 'excessively cautious' approach to regulation, re-establish 'one in, two out' rule and build on genomic sequencing, urges task force Tweeted by @NileGardiner https://twitter.com/NileGardiner/status/1404963226232791041By Radio Free UK
 
thenational.scot - SCOTTISH Tory MSPs refused to recognise the impact of Brexit on Scotland during a Holyrood debate yesterday – and defended the UK Government’s… Tweeted by @ScotNational https://twitter.com/ScotNational/status/1405547532571262976By Radio Free UK
 
tfa.net - The Northern Ireland Protocol (NIP) row that has gnawed around the edges of the G7 meeting of nations is essentially a clash of two very different approaches towards the same stated aim; but with one… Tweeted by @tfa4freedom https://twitter.com/tfa4freedom/status/1405838188262969346By Radio Free UK
 
The People's Porn: A History of Handmade Pornography in America (Reaktion Books, 2020) is a beautifully written and groundbreaking historical study of homemade, handmade and amateur pornographic artifacts. Covering everything from erotic scrimshaw to amateur videos on the web, Lisa Sigel offers a fascinating account of what ordinary people thought …
 
This week, James is joined by Dr. Shaka Bahadu, a Healthcare operations expert, clinical informatics, and COO and co-founder of Cipher Skin. Shaka holds a doctorate in Medicine from the Joan & Sanford Weill Medical College of Cornell, and an MBA from Stanford Business School. Using his expertise, he helps lead Cipher Skin, a technology startup that…
 
In Unstable Masks: Whiteness and American Superhero Comics (Ohio State UP, 2020), Sean Guynes and Martin Lund have assembled more than fifteen chapters that interrogate our thinking about superheroes, especially those written and created in the United States, and how those heroes participate in reifying the whiteness of American politics, culture, …
 
What is the future of the book? In Book Wars: The Digital Revolution in Publishing (Polity, 2021) John Thompson, Professor of Sociology at the University of Cambridge, examines the impact of digital technology on the publishing industry. The book grapples with broad questions of the changing nature of capitalism, the idea of information capital, an…
 
Listen to this interview of Brooke Rollins, Assistant Professor of English at Lehigh University. We talk about lots of Greeks and about one Frenchman and (if you write) also about you. Brooke Rollins : "I think there is a way that practice in reading and writing–––that it lines up so nicely with physical training. You know, to run a marathon, you d…
 
I've had 18 years of formal education - why is writing so hard? Today's guests Dr Katherine Firth explains the disease's cure. The book Level Up Your Essays guides the reader through university essay writing, running through stages including essay plans, developing research strategies, writing with distinction, finishing strongly with editing, and …
 
Listen to this interview of Brooke Rollins, Assistant Professor of English at Lehigh University. We talk about lots of Greeks and about one Frenchman and (if you write) also about you. Brooke Rollins : "I think there is a way that practice in reading and writing–––that it lines up so nicely with physical training. You know, to run a marathon, you d…
 
Constance Congdon's 2 Washington Square (Broadway Play Publishing, 2020) is a free-wheeling adaptation of Henry James' novel Washington Square set on the cusp of the 1960s as one era gives way to a startlingly different one. As always, Congdon's dialogue crackles with intensity and wit, echoing James' own razor-sharp observations of characters from…
 
In an “other world” composed of language—it could be a fathomless Martian well, a labyrinthine hotel, or forest—a narrative unfolds, and with it the experiences, memories, and dreams that constitute reality for Haruki Murakami’s characters and readers. Memories and dreams in turn conjure their magical counterparts—people without names or pasts, fan…
 
In this episode, we chat to Sneha Ravenur, who is founder and president of Encode Justice, a global, youth-led coalition working to safeguard civil rights and democracy. Sneha has a fellowship at Civics Unplugged, is a Justice Initiative Committee Member at Harvard Law School, is a Civil Rights Policy Fellow at The Greater Good Initiative, a school…
 
A new approach to puritan studies has been emerging in recent decades, but until now, no single volume has tried to gather in a comprehensive way the new histories of this literature. In A History of American Puritan Literature (Cambridge UP, 2020), edited by Kristina Bross and Abram Van Engen, eighteen leading scholars in the field help to mark a …
 
In an era of rampant Islamophobia, literary representations of Muslims and anti Muslim bigotry tell us a lot about changing concepts of cultural difference. In Islamophobia and the Novel (Columbia University Press, 2018), Peter Morey, Professor at the University of Birmingham, analyzes how recent works of fiction have framed and responded to the ri…
 
In this episode, I interview Anahid Nersessian, professor of English at UCLA, about her book, Keats’s Odes: A Lover’s Discourse (University of Chicago Press, 2021). In 1819, the poet John Keats wrote six poems that would become known as the Great Odes. Some of them—“Ode to a Nightingale,” “To Autumn”—are among the most celebrated poems in the Engli…
 
This week James is joined by Dr Mark Kotter, a stem cell biologist and neurosurgeon at the University of Cambridge. He is the founder and CEO of bit.bio, who have developed opti-ox, a benchmark technology for the efficient and consistent production of human cells for use in research, drug development, and cell therapy. He also founded cultured meat…
 
He's the destroyer of evil, the pervasive one in whom all things lie. He is brilliant, terrifying, wild and beneficent. He is both an ascetic and a householder, both a yogi and a guru. He encompasses the masculine and the feminine, the powerful and the graceful, the Tandava and the Laasya, the darkness and the light, the divine and the human. What …
 
What does ethnography look like when presented as fiction? In this episode, we talk with Alexandros Plasatis, author of the new book Made by Sea and Wood, in Darkness (Spuyten Duyvil, 2021) a linked book of short stories based on the lives of Egyptian immigrant fishermen and other marginalized residents of a Greek town. Alexandros describes the fie…
 
📺 Welcome to the 29th episode of the Circular Metabolism podcast: "The Role of Urban Infrastructures" with Prof. Sybil Derrible 📺. On today’s episode I wanted to focus on a piece of our cities which I always found a bit boring. It is topic dominated by engineers and which I thought there is nothing new happened since the beginning of the 50s or 70s…
 
Listen to this interview of Iain McGee (PhD, Cardiff University) a PhD student in the Department of Religion and Theology at the University of Bristol (UK), and an EAP teacher at Cardiff University. We talk about his book Understanding the Paragraph and Paragraphing (Equinox, 2018), the paragraph as a break in the text, about the paragraph as a uni…
 
Listen to this interview of Iain McGee, a PhD student in the Department of Religion and Theology at the University of Bristol (UK), where he also teaches Applied Linguistics. We talk about his book Understanding the Paragraph and Paragraphing (Equinox, 2018), the paragraph as a break in the text, about the paragraph as a unit of the text, and about…
 
Matthew Karp is a historian of the U.S. Civil War era and its relationship to the nineteenth-century world. He received his Ph.D. in History from the University of Pennsylvania in 2011 and joined the Princeton faculty in 2013. The piece we are talking about is The Politics of a Second Gilded Age, published in February 2021 in The Jacobin. His first…
 
What more can we learn about legendary American writer Elizabeth Bishop (1911-79), dubbed by Bethany Hicok “the most stunning poet of the twentieth century”, by exploring the wonderful archives of her life and work at Vassar? Why are literary archives coming back into vogue? How do new techniques in digital humanities create novel possibilities for…
 
Today we are joined by Martha Moffitt Peacock, Professor of Art History at Brigham Young University about her new book, Heroines, Harpies, and Housewives: Imaging Women of Consequence in the Dutch Golden Age, out in 2020 with Brill. In Heroines, Harpies, and Housewives, Peacock provides a novel interpretive approach to the artistic practice of imag…
 
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