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Best The Open University podcasts we could find (updated March 2020)
Best The Open University podcasts we could find
Updated March 2020
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Pro Vice Chancellor Brigid Heywood discusses the foundations on which The Open University research is based with a focus on an interdisciplinary approach and the importance of collaboration with other higher education colleagues in the UK and internationally. Brigid also looks at the School of Excellence's collaboration with NASA and The Open University's global connections.
 
We are proud to promote our ethos of excellence in education and excellence in research as one of the UK's top ten universities for research. "The University of Essex was born during a rare moment of national hope and enthusiasm in the early 1960s, when everything seemed possible and new departures seemed essential." Professor Hugh Brogan Read more of A Personal History of the University of Essex at: www.essex.ac.uk/about/history/personal.aspx Check out our podcasts for interviews, topical d ...
 
Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics host a morning of Theoretical Physics roughly three times a year on a Saturday morning. The mornings consist of three talks pitched to explain an area of our research to an audience familiar with physics at about the second-year undergraduate level and are open to all Oxford Alumni. Topics include Quantum Mechanics, Black Holes, Dark Matter, Plasma, Particle Accelerators and The Large Hadron Collider.
 
Tara Brach, Ph.D is an internationally known meditation teacher and author of bestselling Radical Acceptance and True Refuge. Tara shares a weekly guided meditation and talk that blend Western psychology and Eastern spiritual practices. The podcast addresses the value of mindfulness meditation and self-compassion in relieving emotional suffering, serving spiritual awakening and bringing healing to our world.
 
Fingers on Buzzers is brought to you by comedian and keen amateur quizzer Lucy Porter, alongside The Chase's very own Jenny Ryan. Whether you’re a Pointless armchair aficionado, nostalgic for the days of Going for Gold, or a bona fide Mastermind, this is the podcast for you. Jenny and Lucy speak to a host of people who work behind the scenes of our favourite TV quiz shows, including James Harkin (QI), Roger Tilling (the ‘Voice’ of University Challenge) and Jenny Hawker (Only Connect); plus w ...
 
The Department of Physics public lecture series. An exciting series of lectures about the research at Oxford Physics take place throughout the academic year. Looking at topics diverse as the creation of the universe to the science of climate change. Features episodes previously published as: (1) 'Oxford Physics Alumni': "Informal interviews with physics alumni at events, lectures and other alumni related activities." (2) 'Physics and Philosophy: Arguments, Experiments and a Few Things in Bet ...
 
'Video, Education, and Open Content: Best Practices' was a two-day symposium intended to increase the understanding of educators, technologists, video producers, and other stakeholders in how video and open education can work together for the public good. This symposium builds upon the work that the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning and Intelligent Television have been conducting in the area of educational video, open productions, and commercial-noncommercial collaborations ...
 
Listen to the writers of The San Diego Comic-Con Unofficial Blog and guests of the podcast as they talk about the latest SDCC news, share opinions on the movies, tv shows, comics and more that make up the con, and provide valuable tips and info to make your SDCC experience the best one yet! SDCCBlog.com
 
Disney Radio Show - Disney World, Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line Trip Planning, Disney Events, and News with a fun family point of view. Join us each week on the MouseChat.net Podcast as we discuss the latest Disney news from the parks and resorts all around Disney destinations. For Disney Fans by Disney Fans.
 
Join me, Marie Kent, as I read through Mormon religious texts for the very first time. I'm reading it cover to cover along with Bryce Blankenagel, and add we witty thoughts and comments along the way. Millions of people believe these books and live their lives by them... let's see if we can find out why.
 
Education is at the heart of making the world a better place. Education has always needed technology, but the technology landscape is getting more and more complex. Imagine if you had to license pencils or paper to use in schools, or be forced to use specific paper from one company so that they could see everything you wrote. Education technology is too important to rely on profit-driven market dynamics. This podcast shines a light on key people and projects working around the growing field ...
 
Pro Football Hall of Famer Tony Gonzalez is best known for getting open on the field, but in his new podcast series WIDE OPEN, he dives deep into conversation with the brightest minds in the worlds of business and entertainment to discuss health, wellness and mindset. Each week, listeners will learn more about how tackling life's obstacles can lead to an enlightened existence. Get ready to live WIDE OPEN.
 
The Familiar Strange is a podcast about doing anthropology: that is, about listening, looking, trying out, and being with, in pursuit of uncommon knowledge about humans and culture. Find show notes, plus our blog about anthropology's role in the world, at https://www.thefamiliarstrange.com. Twitter: @tfsTweets. FB: facebook.com/thefamiliarstrange. Instagram: @thefamiliarstrange. Brought to you by your familiar strangers: Ian Pollock, Jodie-Lee Trembath, Julia Brown, Simon Theobald, Kylie Won ...
 
Collider is the ultimate entertainment platform for the true fan, providing access to the most engaging movie, television, and gaming content from a host of trusted social influencers. Every week Collider will be providing new episodes of content from all their shows on this Factory feed. Subscribe here to get our latest movie reviews, takes on the breaking news from the industry, film commentaries, editorials, and our weekly film podcast hosted by Collider.com Senior Film Editor Matt Goldberg.
 
These Sunday Sermon messages form a collection of the most effective and fruitful sermons given by Dr. J. Vernon McGee during his 21-year pastorate (1949-1970) at the historic Church of the Open Door when it was located in downtown Los Angeles.OtherThru the BiblePrograms:Thru the BibleThru the Bible - Questions AnswersThru the Bible InternationalA Travs de la Biblia
 
Native Opinion is a unique Indigenous culture education Radio show & podcast from an American Indian perspective on current affairs. The Hosts of this show are Michael Kickingbear, an enrolled member of the Mashantucket Pequot tribal nation of Connecticut and David GreyOwl, of the Echoda Eastern Band of Cherokee nation of Alabama. Together they present Indigenous views on American history, politics, the environment, and culture. This show is open to all people, and its main focus is to provi ...
 
A weekly show about the state of innovation. Hi, my name is Yaniv Corem, and I've been helping companies all over the world build their capacity to innovate. In The School of Innovation, I interview subject matter experts about different topics related to innovation. You'll learn (amongst other things) how to be an innovation manager, how to design an innovation strategy, and more.
 
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By the time your child is a high school senior you’ve likely been on literally 100s of family outings, road trips, and vacations together. With each one comes life lessons. First, you support him on the playground and teach him how to climb and swing across those monkey bars.You teach her how to kick the soccer ball and share in victory and defeat.…
 
Today I'll be joined by Jim Al-Khalili, a professor of physics at the University of Surrey. He's a well-known science presenter in the UK and has written many books on science and physics. His newest book is "The World According to Physics". Learn more about Jim: https://www.jimal-khalili.com/ Our Book is out! https://www.amazon.com/Universe-Today-…
 
Both of our parents join us in the tangent cube for this episode, to talk about their backgrounds and tell stories of the shenanigans we got up to as kids, and their philosophy of education that had such a huge impact on how we go about life, always trying to learn new things from the natural world around us. This is a special episode for us, and a…
 
We have an excellent and mind-expanding discussion with Dr. Chandra Wickramasinghe about panspermia and the cosmic origins of life, and how evidence has been building for decades that space itself may contain a "micro-biome" consisting of vast numbers of single-cell life forms and viruses, and that these are constantly raining down upon the earth, …
 
CC 163: Scripture is not to be worshiped Stephen Veazey begins his tenure as president of a prophetic people. It’s easy! Love your neighbor, take your church callings seriously, be humble, and know that the Book of Mormon isn’t a historical document that should ever be worshiped as divine. Read along with us here War in Afghanistan Climate Change 2…
 
So many of us are feeling angry for a myriad of reasons amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. To help us better understand and work with our anger, Eric reached out to several previous guests of the show to ask them if they would be willing to talk with him for a special edition of The One You Feed Podcast about anger. They all generously agreed at a momen…
 
Sheltering in Love - Part 1 (2020-03-25) - During this time of pandemic, we need, more than ever, to feel our connectedness—true belonging with our own being, each other and all life. These talks explore the bodhisattva path - practices of an awakening being dedicated to living from love. The invitation is to let this season of close-in and global …
 
Joshua and Ryan discuss appropriate preparations for those seeking early retirement with the Director of Entrepreneurial Education for the Foundation for Economic Education, T.K. Coleman. Listen to “Maximal” episodes of The Minimalists Private Podcast exclusively at patreon.com/theminimalistsBy The Minimalists
 
Today on The Current: New York has a third of all COVID-19 cases in the U.S., but not enough face masks and ventilators to go around. We talk to patients and doctors who say the situation is desperate.The pandemic has left some people struggling to get groceries or a hot meal — but here come the helpers. We talk to food banks and workers who are he…
 
Canadians were urged not to travel, but for some that wasn’t an option. We talk to people stranded abroad — including a man who went to India to see his dying father — and ask what’s being done to help them.China plans to lift restrictions as new COVID-19 cases in the country drop off, but is the timing right? Reporters Nathan VanderKlippe and Shaw…
 
Welcome to Fingers On Buzzers series three! This was recorded back in a simpler time, when all we had to worry about was storm Ciara and isolation was only something we had to do after spicy food. So, Lucy and Jenny appeared less than 2 meters in front of a packed audience at The Bill Murray comedy venue in London for some live, quiz-based hilarity…
 
AUSU chats with VP External and Student Affairs Natasha Donahue about the impact of COVID-19 on Athabasca University students and where you can find the latest information in regards to the pandemic. Athabasca University has a dedicated page with information at https://news.athabascau.ca/announcements/information-on-covid-19 and you can see common …
 
Meditation: Touching Peace (2020-03-25) - This guided meditation offers a pathway to quieting our mind and calming anxiety. We begin with long deep breathing, and with the breath, engage the image of a smile and relax through the body. Then we practice resting in relaxed awareness, allowing waves of thoughts, feelings and sensations to come and go.…
 
We talk to two health-care workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 outbreak in Canada. How are they holding up, and is our healthcare system ready for a spike in cases?Then, we put listener questions to Dr. Allison McGeer of Sinai Health Systems in Toronto, one of the country's leading voices on infectious disease outbreaks.And writer and politic…
 
Professor Jamie Lloyd-Smith has studied how long COVID-19 can exist on various surfaces, and the different modes of transmission for the virus. He tells us what he found.Living with substance dependency already has its challenges; problems that are exacerbated by the service closures and isolation that have come with the COVID-19 pandemic. We talk …
 
Our national affairs panel — Marie Vastel, Niigaan Sinclair, and Aaron Wherry — weighs in on the political sparring and delays to the federal government’s (now-passed) COVID-19 economic plan. Then, Canadian food workers say COVID-19 may slow production, but it won’t stop them from feeding the public. We discuss how the pandemic is affecting farmers…
 
With the end of the month coming and a lot of rent falling due, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh makes the case for the federal government providing cash payments directly to Canadians in financial distress.Are you not doing much right now — and feeling bad about it? We talk about “productivity shaming,” and whether we should be redefining what it means to…
 
With the end of the month coming and a lot of rent falling due, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh makes the case for the federal government providing cash payments directly to Canadians in financial distress.Host Matt Galloway also talks to Rebecca Zirk, a self-employed hairstylist from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, who says she's finding it difficult to navigat…
 
Technocracy News & Trends for Monday, March 23, 2020 With Capitalism and Free Enterprise on the verge of collapse, Technocrats around the world are having a field day getting ready for Technocracy to make its big debut. They are insane, but not as insane as we are if we let them get away with it. Stories covered today Power Grab: The National Plan …
 
You can find all of the most up to date crisis help & support resources that Eric is making available through The One You Feed by going to www.oneyoufeed.net/help As the COVID-19 pandemic intensified earlier this week, Eric reached out to several previous guests of the show to ask them if they would be willing to talk with him for two special editi…
 
In these times of great uncertainty, the Marvel Studios News podcast is here to provide what little relief we can in the form of positive energy and fond memories. This week, we discuss what the Marvel Cinematic Universe means to us. We remember several marvelous moments our favorite franchise has provided over the years. Last but certainly not lea…
 
Today's Amazon offers both buyers and sellers huge opportunities in B2B. Listen in as e-commerce expert, Brian Beck, managing parter of Enceiba.com and author of the upcoming book, Billion Dollar B2B ECommerce, shares insights into Amazon and the best strategies to navigate this highly evolved channel. We’re always looking for new guests and topics…
 
Joshua and Ryan discuss how to maximize wealth, how to minimize financial stress, and the wisest economic actions to take with the Director of Entrepreneurial Education for the Foundation for Economic Education, T.K. Coleman, and they answer the following questions: How do I maximize my wealth while minimizing my stress in accumulating it? (01:12) …
 
Today on The Current: We look at some of the drugs and treatment options being researched in the fight against COVID-19, and whether established drugs could be repurposed. Then, the Olympic Games have been postponed until 2021, after Canada led the way in saying they wouldn’t risk sending athletes to Tokyo amid the COVID-19 pandemic. We speak with …
 
Many kids and teens are struggling with COVID-19, the anxiety it brings, and this new world of staying at home. We hear how Kids Help Phone is trying to ease their fears, and how parents can help to demystify the fear and create conversations. Running out of things to do at home? Q host Tom Power takes a look at how to unleash your creativity — and…
 
What is innovation theater Innovation Theater refers to a situation where an organization claims to be doing innovation or promoting innovation but in truth, they are doing very little or whatever they’re doing has very little impact on the organization or its environment. The organization is really just putting on a show, a facade. Examples: Compa…
 
Today on The Current: Christy Karras thinks she got coronavirus from a cocktail party, where no one had symptoms. As one of the first people diagnosed with COVID-19 in the U.S., she talks about the illness, her recovery, and why social distancing measures are vital.Then, Minister of Foreign Affairs François-Philippe Champagne discusses the efforts …
 
In Part 2 of The Current's extended programming:As Canadians stay home, deliveries from the likes of Amazon and Canada Post are way up — but some delivery people say not enough is being done to keep them safe. We discuss their concerns.Then, many Canadians visit places of worship in times of great difficulty, but what happens when that place is clo…
 
Stories in this episode: Crazy Coworker Who Stalked Me - ThorsHammer0999. "Maintenance guy" - uchihabanera. Let's Not Meet Theater, streaming horror and thriller every night at https://www.twitch.tv/letsnotmeetstreams Follow Let's Not Meet: - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/433173970399259/ - Twitter - https://twitter.com/letsnotmeetcast…
 
This month on TFS, we are joined by special guests Sophie Pezzutto and Saidalavi P.C., two PhD candidates from the Australian National University. Sophie's research interests are on social media and the gig economy in relation to the transgender community, while Said is working on caste among Muslim communities in Southern India.Sophie [1:24] start…
 
In this talk, Dr Elliott Bentine shall discuss how recent experiments have exploited machine-learning techniques, both to optimize the operation of these devices and to interperet the data they produce. Modern table-top experiments can engineer physical systems that are deeply into the quantum mechanical regime. These cutting-edge instruments provi…
 
Professor Ard Louis gives a basic introduction to deep learning for physicists and addresses a few questions such as: Is the hype around deep learning justified, or are we about to hit some fundamental limitations? In less than ten years, machine learning techniques based on deep neural networks have moved from relative obscurity to central stage i…
 
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