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“Religion and Global Challenges” is the podcast of the Cambridge Interfaith Programme, brought to you from of the Faculty of Divinity at the University of Cambridge. This podcast explores the many ways in which religious narratives and ideas, practices and experiences inform some of the most crucial challenges facing our world today. Together with our guest speakers, in our monthly sessions we discuss topics ranging from religion and climate change to how people navigate religious difference ...
 
Join University of Cambridge Christina Gaw postdoctoral 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 c ...
 
Medicine for intellectual boredom. Host Dr Mark Fabian of Cambridge University brings together an eclectic mix of guests to discuss the most stimulating ideas at the knowledge frontier, from data governance to the metamodern cultural mode, and everything in between. The world's most thoughtful people, having a chat - and you're invited! So turn off your socials, throw away your popular science books, and get ready for some legit galaxy brain takes. Thanks to Keith Spangle for the spaceship c ...
 
The Isaac Newton Institute is the world's foremost mathematical research centre. Living Proof aims to highlight the diverse people and interconnected topics linked to its many activities. Interviewees range from visiting academics and lecturers to mathematicians, other scientists, musicians, artists, students, and prominent figures within the University of Cambridge and beyond. The podcast typically involves mathematical themes, but is specifically aimed at a general audience. The focus is o ...
 
The Social Ideas podcast shares the impact of social innovation, its necessity and its capacity to challenge the status quo. Throughout this series, highly committed change makers in business, civil society, policy and academia will talk about their work, their ideas and their motivation to strive towards to a more equitable and sustainable world.The Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, acts as a platform for research and engagem ...
 
Cuerpa Politica is a podcast about reproductive health, politics and justice in Latin America, funded by the Institute of Latin American Studies and co-hosted by, Dr Rebecca Ogden, lecturer in Latin American studies at the University of Kent and Dr R. Sanchez-Rivera, Postdoctoral fellow in Sociology at the University of Cambridge. Cuerpa Politica explores reproduction in Latin America through a series of conversations with activists, practitioners, artists, and researchers working in many di ...
 
Exploring all things genetics. Cambridge University Alumnus and current CEO of Sano Genetics Dr Patrick Short analyses the science, interviews the experts and helps share the stories of people who have been personally affected by genetic conditions. To take part in the latest research studies mentioned in this podcast please visit sanogenetics.com/research
 
Shaped By is an interview series brought to you by Murray Edwards College, New Hall, at the University of Cambridge. In each episode we will interview a member of our alumnae, exploring the experiences which have shaped them to become the women they are today. Cover photograph by Pallavi Panda.
 
Connecting jobseekers & entreprenuers with career opportunities. Gene Hodge is a futurist, author, motivational speaker, and training consultant; and Founder & President of Hodgepodge Training Inc. (HTI) and Hi-Tech Training Associates (HTA), Gene brings 20 years of experience and innovation from corporate information systems, training, and management dedicated to providing quality training to make people and organizations more productive. Gene has taught computer and job-seeking skills trai ...
 
Join the Researcher Development team at the University of Cambridge as we discuss key themes of becoming an efficient professional researcher. From managing your time effectively to building your resilience, each week features a different topic of interest to postgraduate students and postdoctoral researchers. We're often joined by expert guest speakers. For more ways to engage in researcher development, check out our website: www.rdp.cam.ac.uk. We also have a YouTube channel: www.youtube.co ...
 
A show about human rights coming to you every week from the Cambridge Centre of Governance and Human Rights. Tune in each week as our panel explores the rights and wrongs of contemporary politics, joined by fascinating guests from the University of Cambridge and around the world. (All rights reserved, so to speak. Our theme song, "Relative Dimensions", was created by the artificial intelligence at JukeDeck.)
 
Humphrey Hawksley is a journalist and author whose latest book is Asian Waters, The Struggle Over the Indo Pacific and the Challenge to American Power. He is the monthly host of The Democracy Forum debates on the Asian region. His reporting with the BBC has taken him to crises all over the world including postings in Delhi, Colombo, Manila, Hong Kong and Beijing. His journalism has appeared in most mainstream media in the UK and US. His lecture venues include the Center for Strategic and Int ...
 
The Cambridge Judge Business Debate podcasts featuring faculty and others associated with Cambridge Judge Business School and the broader Cambridge community. The podcasts are designed to shed light on important topics within the broad research and teaching remit of Cambridge Judge Business School – including issues relating to management, trade, technology and the global economy.
 
Rab Houston was born in Hamilton, Scotland, lived in India and Ghana and was educated at the Edinburgh Academy and St Andrews University before spending six years at Cambridge University as a research student (Peterhouse) and research fellow (Clare College). He has worked at the University of St Andrews since 1983 and is Professor of Modern History, specialising in British social history. He is a fellow of both the Royal Historical Society and the Royal Society of Edinburgh (Scotland’s natio ...
 
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/
 
A podcast series from the Transitional Justice Institute (TJI) at Ulster University in Northern Ireland, sharing our public lectures and events from key scholars and practitioners. The TJI is a world-leading research institute investigating themes of conflict, transitional justice, human rights, gender and international law. Learn more about our research, public events, taught postgraduate programmes (LLM Human Rights Law and Transitional Justice; LLM Gender, Conflict and Human Rights) and o ...
 
Cambridge Life Competencies for Teens is a seven-part podcast series for English language teachers that helps you develop your students' life competencies to prepare them for early adulthood. In each episode we'll be chatting to English language teaching experts who'll be sharing their practical tips and techniques that you can use with your teenage learners.
 
Hey, meet Bilal, Kwaku, Patrick and Tom. 4 Black and Mixed-Race guys who became friends whilst studying at Cambridge University. Join us as we talk about life before, during and well - after 'The Bridge'. Expect chats about life, and our own experiences. email: otbpodcastuk@gmail.com Twitter: @otbpodcastuk Cast: Kwaku: @KwakuDapaah_ Patrick: @p_dinheiro Bilal: @Tweetsbybilal Tom: @TomTheEconomist **SUBSCRIBE TO OUR MAILING LIST: https://forms.gle/RwLF9y1m3RptY2dc9**
 
Join vegan educator, TEDx speaker and content creator Ed Winters as he explores topics surrounding veganism, morality, ethics, communication, and the environment, as well as discussing current events. Winters has spoken at over 1/3 of UK universities and at 6 Ivy league colleges, including as a guest lecturer at Harvard University. He has given speeches across the world, including at the University of Cambridge, EPFL, Google NYC and Google Zürich. In early 2019 he gave two TEDx talks, reachi ...
 
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 ...
 
Paths to Purpose is a weekly podcast designed to help people learn how to find intrinsic purpose, consider creative career projects that have impact, and find people with whom they can collaborate who gate-keep more meaningful career opportunities. We host conversations with inspirational people who have found the courage to trek off-path for purpose. Hosted by Danielle Edwards, a law student at the University of Colorado Law and Alan Jagolinzer, Professor at the University of Cambridge Judg ...
 
A UNIQUE OVERVIEW OF THE WHOLE BIBLE. Bringing together a lifetime's worth of insights into the meaning of Bible events and teaching. This is a fantastic opportunity to get to grips with the Bible as a whole. Taking an overview of the epic story of God's relationship with His people, Unlocking the Bible avoids close verse by verse analysis in order to give a real sense of the sweep of Biblical history and its implications for our lives. Charts and diagrams to accompany these series are avail ...
 
Welcome to Ceasefire, a podcast discussing American politics seen from the European side of the pond! This podcast is hosted by Emily Charnock, a political historian at Cambridge University, and Hilde Restad, an associate professor of international studies at Bjørknes College in Oslo, Norway.
 
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! :-)
 
Cambridge Pragmatism: a Research Workshop 31 May — 1 June, 2012 :: Winstanley Lecture Theatre, Trinity College, Cambridge Themes Pragmatists approach philosophical problems by enquiring about the practical role of disputed notions — truth, causation, value, or necessity, for example — in human life. Over the past century, many distinguished Cambridge philosophers have been pragmatists in one sense or another. Most famously of all, the remarkable shift in Wittgenstein's views when he returned ...
 
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.
 
The materials that make the world around us receive the "Master Chef" treatment to transform them into tasty, bitesized scientific morsels engineered to feed your hunger for knowledge... MaterialChef is brought to you by The Naked Scientists at Cambridge University.
 
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 ...
 
From January to March 2014, CSaP's Inaugural Visiting Research Fellow Professor Charlie F Kennel delivered a series of seminars on adaptation to climate change, hosted by Christ's College, Cambridge. Professor Kennel is Vice-Chancellor and Director emeritus at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego, and a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Christ’s College. Starting in January 2014, he spent three months as a Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for ...
 
Podcast series with principal investigators of the Cambridge Stem Cell Institute, supported by the institute's Public Engagement Seed Fund, in collaboration with Pint of Science. Mariana Alves (Silva Group) has been interviewing a selection of our SCI Principal Investigators for a series of 11 podcasts. The podcasts seek to uncover each group leaders approach to research and the impact their discoveries are having on our understanding of stem cells and disease.This podcast series will be fol ...
 
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Story 1 While immediate attention is on China’s latest crackdown of sectors, such as tech and education, and the ability for foreign investors to back them or even if they can make profits, there is greater optimism in another rising economic power: India. India-based sports-focused Rhiti Group has collaborated with local cement maker Kanodia Group…
 
In this episode of The Social Ideas Podcast, Dr Michelle Darlington chats to Andy Currie about his work and research in the field of Agroforestry and how the farming industry could be harnessing the power of trees to mitigate the challenges of climate change. Andy is a graduate of the MSt in Social Innovation and co-author of Farming with Trees: Re…
 
The second episode of our series on the politics of martyrdom hosts Dr Maria Rashid, author of Dying to Serve: Militarism, Affect, and the Politics of Sacrifice in the Pakistan Army (Stanford UP, 2020). Together we discuss the role that affects and emotions play in making martyrdom a key theme for Pakistani militarism, the way in which gender impac…
 
Professor Anotida Madzvamuse (Sussex) joins Dan Aspel to talk about mathematical biology, a childhood spent farming in rural Zimbabwe, and his advice for young African mathematicians looking to follow his example.By Cambridge University
 
The Big Ones SoftBank’s Vision Fund 2 and Prosus co-led a $1.25bn series J round for India-based food delivery service provider Swiggy at a $5.5bn valuation. The round also featured sovereign wealth fund Qatar Investment Authority as well as Accel, Wellington Management, Falcon Edge Capital, Amansa Capital, Goldman Sachs, Think Capital and Carmigna…
 
Professor Alexandra Minna Stern works at the University of Michigan. Her research focuses on the history of eugenics and the uses and misuses of genetics in the United States and Latin America. Her recent book publications are Telling Genes: The Story of Genetic Counseling in America (2012), and Proud Boys and the White Ethnostate: How the Alt-Righ…
 
What are the potentials and pitfalls of the new data economy and associated efforts at data governance? Tech entrepreneur, digital marketer, and academic researcher Sam Gilbert joins ePODstemology host Dr Mark Fabian of Cambridge University to discuss how we can achieve "Good Data". Sam explains the commercial, scientific, and social value of data,…
 
Big ones SoftBank’s Vision Fund 2 supplied $1.7bn in funding for South Korea-based travel and accommodation services provider Yanolja. It was valued at $1bn in a $180m series D round in mid-2019 backed by Booking Holdings and GIC. It had received $53.2m from SkyLake Investment two years earlier and $8.5m from Partners Investment in 2015. Softbank p…
 
Congratulations to the 2021 Cambridge Social Innovation Prize winners, awarded by Trinity Hall and the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation. The £10,000 awards are made annually to extraordinary founder-CEOs of scale-up social enterprises to support their growth as leaders. Mentoring from experts at Cambridge Judge Business School and support fro…
 
Congratulations to the 2021 Cambridge Social Innovation Prize winners, awarded by Trinity Hall and the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation. The £10,000 awards are made annually to extraordinary founder-CEOs of scale-up social enterprises to support their growth as leaders. Mentoring from experts at Cambridge Judge Business School and support fro…
 
Congratulations to the 2021 Cambridge Social Innovation Prize winners, awarded by Trinity Hall and the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation. The £10,000 awards are made annually to extraordinary founder-CEOs of scale-up social enterprises to support their growth as leaders. Mentoring from experts at Cambridge Judge Business School and support fro…
 
On Monday 19 July, we’ll be announcing the winners of the 2021 Cambridge Social Innovation Prize, awarded by Trinity Hall and the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation. The £10,000 awards are made annually to extraordinary founder-CEOs of scale-up social enterprises to support their growth as leaders. Mentoring from experts at Cambridge Judge Busi…
 
In this episode, we chat to David Adelani, a computer scientist, PhD candidate at Saarland University in Germany, and active member of Masakhane. Masakhane is a grassroots organisation whose mission is to strengthen and support natural language processing research in African languages. There are over 2000 African languages, so David and the Masakha…
 
Part 44 of the David Pawson 'Unlocking the Bible' Podcast series In this 3rd talk in the series on Ezekiel, David Pawson deals with the later messages the prophet had for his people in exile in Babylon. God assures them their enemies will be punished. David tells how amazingly some of Ezekiel’s prophecies came true. God says that when his predictio…
 
Part 43 of the David Pawson 'Unlocking the Bible' Podcast series David Pawson begins this talk with the call of Ezekiel. He could not fulfil his priestly role because he was in exile from Israel in Babylon. Now the synagogue replaced the temple. His career as a prophet of God began with a vision which was quite strange, but David gives us an explan…
 
Part 42 of the David Pawson 'Unlocking the Bible' Podcast series David Pawson takes time to explain the background to Ezekiel as he says it is probably the most neglected part of the Old Testament and also difficult. Its messages were given over 20 years. Ezekiel reveals a severity in God’s character which is not usually emphasized. Paul in the New…
 
The Big Ones Pine Labs, an India-based digital payment technology provider backed by PayPal and Mastercard, secured over $600m in funding. Kotak Mahindra Bank and investment and Fidelity supplied the cash together with IIFL AMC’s Late-Stage Tech Fund, Ishana, Tree Line, funds managed by BlackRock and a fund advised by Neuberger Berman Investment Ad…
 
In our final episode of the season we are delighted to be joined by Kathleen Schwind. A 2015 Coca-Cola Scholar, Kathleen focuses her research on the issues of water security in the Middle East and North Africa. She has studied at MIT and the University of Cambridge and joins our host, Muna Gasim, to discuss the problem of water shortage and its int…
 
This tour of the economist’s mind explains the utility of crucial economic concepts. Rhoads uses relevant political examples to state his case, discusses controversies surrounding redistribution of wealth, and offers a critique of economists’ unbalanced emphasis on narrow self-interest as both controlling motive and route to happiness. www.cambridg…
 
This episode features a conversation with Dr Céire Broderick, lecturer in Latin American Studies at University College Cork. Her research focuses on gendered approaches to Latin American Cultural Studies, with special interest in contemporary Chile. We discuss Dr Broderick’s current research into artistic responses in the campaigns for reproductive…
 
The Big Ones SoftBank’s Vision Fund 2 co-led a $600m series D round for UK-based surgical robotics technology developer CMR Surgical with healthcare investment group Ally Bridge, while Cambridge Innovation Capital, the patient capital fund formed with the support of University of Cambridge, also participated. GE Healthcare, a subsidiary of power an…
 
Ireland has made WPS a key focus of its foreign policy and its tenure on the UN Security Council, including through taking up the role of co-chairing the Independent Experts’ Group (IEG) on WPS. It does so at a time when the dynamics on the Council present clear obstacles to advancing, and protecting progress on, the WPS agenda. This discussion exp…
 
In this special episode we’re sharing Patrick’s guest appearance on Genomics England’s new podcast, The G Word. Patrick speaks to Chris Wigley, CEO of Genomics England, about his work on the Deciphering Developmental Disorders (DDD) project during his PhD and how his career has focused on the power of translation research to directly impact on and …
 
The first in a series of episodes on the politics of martyrdom in which we consider how religious and spiritual ideas about self-sacrifice animate contemporary social movements, political ideas, and moral imaginaries. In this episode, social anthropologist Dr Victoria Fomina (University of Toronto) discusses the rise of new martyr cults in the Chri…
 
Welcome to “Religion and Global Challenges”, a podcast of the Cambridge Interfaith Programme that is brought to you from of the Faculty of Divinity at the University of Cambridge. In this podcast, we explore the many ways in which religious narratives and ideas, practices and experiences inform some of the most crucial challenges facing our world t…
 
The author Prof Rory O'Connell discusses his new book with Prof Conor Gearty (LSE), Prof Ruth Rubio Marin (Sevilla), to mark the launch of 'Law, Democracy and the European Court of Human Rights' (Cambridge 2020). Dr Catherine O'Rourke (TJI) chairs the discussion. The book is available on the Cambridge webpage and Cambridge has provided an Open Acce…
 
The psychological science of happiness, well-being, and meaning in life has progressed rapidly in recent decades but it's insights are only just starting to penetrate the public discourse. Here to help is Frank Martela, a psychologist from Aalto University in Finland, the world's happiest country according to the World Happiness Report. Frank and h…
 
In this episode we speak to Professor Gabriela Soto Laveaga, from Harvard University. Professor Soto Laveaga’s research interests encompass the intersection of science and culture and public health in Latin America, and scientific and medical exchange in the Global South. She is the author of Jungle Laboratories: Mexican Peasants, National Projects…
 
How can precision medicine techniques be used to develop potential new treatments for genetic Parkinson’s disease? In the latest episode of our Precision Pioneers miniseries, Patrick speaks to Dr Carrolee Barlow, Chief Medical Officer at ESCAPE Bio, about the challenges of accessing genetic testing for Parkinson’s patients, how genetically guided t…
 
The second volume of The Cambridge Economic History of the Modern World explores the development of modern economic growth from 1870 to the present. Leading experts in economic history offer a series of regional studies from around the world, as well as thematic analyses of key factors governing the differential outcomes in different parts of the g…
 
The first volume of The Cambridge Economic History of the Modern World traces the emergence of modern economic growth in eighteenth century Britain and its spread across the globe. Focusing on the period from 1700 to 1870, a team of leading experts in economic history offer a series of regional studies from around the world, as well as thematic ana…
 
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