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The University of Bath podcasts are a series of public lectures available to download for free. Enhance your understanding of subjects ranging from how babies develop to the workings of the universe. Learn from academics and business and industry experts. The University of Bath is a leading UK insitution. We offer a distinctive blend of research-led teaching, an outstanding graduate employment record and personal development opportunties.

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Matthew Wills Inaugural Lecture


Published: Mon, 22 May 2017 14:41:18 +0000
Summary: In 1990, Harvard biologist Stephen Jay Gould posed an intriguing question. What would happen if we were able to re-run the Tape of Life? Would small perturbations to the starting conditions yield radically different outcomes, or would the course of evolut..


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From Micelles to Materials


Published: Fri, 05 May 2017 11:22:21 +0000
Summary: How do you make materials that make themselves? Karen Edler's research looks at ways of getting molecules in solution to find the middle ground between completely dissolving and being totally insoluble, to persuade them to put themselves together into com..


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Dame Fiona Reynolds: The Fight for Beauty


Published: Fri, 31 Mar 2017 11:07:52 +0000
Summary: In this IPR Public Lecture Dame Fiona Reynolds - former Director-General of the National Trust and Master of Emmanuel College, Cambridge - reflects on her efforts to protect natural beauty and sites of cultural heritage, as well as the efforts of conserva..


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Prof Janine Wedel: How Power Came to "Trump" Policy and Democracy


Published: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:52:46 +0000
Summary: In this IPR Public Lecture Professor Janine Wedel - IPR Global Chair and Professor in the School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs at George Mason University - examines the rise of Donald Trump and his populist contemporaries, analysing the..


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Lord Rees: The World in 2050 and Beyond


Published: Fri, 10 Feb 2017 14:00:00 +0000
Summary: In this IPR Public Lecture, Astronomer Royal, life peer and Cambridge scholar Lord Rees surveys the century ahead and the prospects it offers mankind. From AI and robotics to climate change and mass extinction, he makes the case that this is a time of gre..


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Lord Kerr: Brexit: Will Divorce be Damaging, and Could it be Amicable?


Published: Fri, 27 Jan 2017 11:40:56 +0000
Summary: In this IPR Public Lecture, veteran diplomat and author of Article 50 Lord Kerr of Kinlochard shares his insight into the negotiating process Britain will go through to leave the European Union. Examining Theresa May's strategy and the history of relation..


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Prof Roger Farmer: Prosperity for All: How to Prevent Financial Crises


Published: Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:43:01 +0000
Summary: In this IPR Public Lecture, eminent economist Professor Roger Farmer of UCLA takes a look at financial crises, and their fundamental causes. Drawing on a number of novel economic models, he makes his suggestions for monetary and fiscal policy. This IPR P..


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Nuclear Magnetic Resonance - Phenacetin


Published: Tue, 13 Dec 2016 08:52:39 +0000
Summary: Andrew Hall compares the sounds of bells to the frequencies of chemicals captured by a Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectrometer. http://blogs.bath.ac.uk/csct/2016/a-chemical-chorus/..


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Nuclear Magnetic Resonance - Methanol


Published: Tue, 13 Dec 2016 08:51:42 +0000
Summary: Andrew Hall compares the sounds of bells to the frequencies of chemicals captured by a Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectrometer. http://blogs.bath.ac.uk/csct/2016/a-chemical-chorus/..


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Nuclear Magnetic Resonance - Big Ben


Published: Tue, 13 Dec 2016 08:51:06 +0000
Summary: Andrew Hall compares the sounds of bells to the frequencies of chemicals captured by a Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectrometer. http://blogs.bath.ac.uk/csct/2016/a-chemical-chorus/..


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Nuclear Magnetic Resonance - Handbell


Published: Tue, 13 Dec 2016 08:49:47 +0000
Summary: Andrew Hall compares the sounds of bells to the frequencies of chemicals captured by a Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectrometer. http://blogs.bath.ac.uk/csct/2016/a-chemical-chorus/..


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Hand Bell


Published: Mon, 12 Dec 2016 16:24:10 +0000
Summary: Hand Bell by University of Bath..


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Challenging Perspectives on design and disability


Published: Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0000
Summary: Co-founder of Motivation, David Constantine MBE, delivers the 48th Annual Designability Lecture at the University of Bath, talking about his experiences as a wheelchair user and creating a charity / social enterprise to give disabled people in the develop..


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BBC Wiltshire's Eva Piatrikova on University of Bath's Sports Performance Conference


Published: Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:07:16 +0000
Summary: BBC Wiltshire's Eva Piatrikova on University of Bath's Sports Performance Conference by University of Bath..


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Challenging Perspectives on deign and disability


Published: Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0000
Summary: Co-founder of Motivation, David Constantine MBE, delivers the 48th Annual Designability Lecture at the University of Bath, talking about his experiences as a wheelchair user and creating a charity / social enterprise to give disabled people in the develop..


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The beauty and hidden charm of the Large Hadron Collider


Published: Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0000
Summary: In this inaugural lecture, Dean of the Faculty of Science, Professor Nick Brook, discusses some of the latest results from an experiment that uses the Large Hadron Collider. The Large Hadron Collider beauty (LCHb) experiment studies the decay and propert..


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BBC Radio Bristol interview with the LunaDome project team


Published: Tue, 22 Nov 2016 13:02:42 +0000
Summary: Aerospace Engineering students Sam, Nick and Elliot discuss their Lab2Moon project: LunaDome on BBC Radio Bristol. The team aims to win an international competition to design and develop an experiment to be sent to the moon in late 2017...


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The ESA’s mission to Jupiter


Published: Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0000
Summary: What are the conditions for planet formation and the emergence of life, and how does the Solar System work? These are the questions the European Space Agency’s latest JUpiter ICy moons Explorer (JUICE) mission is seeking to address. In this William Her..


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How Bath research is improving TB vaccines


Published: Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0000
Summary: The world is facing a major challenge in producing and supplying enough safe and nutritious food for a growing global population. Vaccination plays a major role in combating this crisis by improving animal health and thereby food security. This podcast f..


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Prof Scott Barrett: How to (and How Not to) 'Save the Planet'


Published: Wed, 19 Oct 2016 10:20:36 +0000
Summary: In this IPR Public Lecture, University of Bath honorary graduate and Lenfest-Earth Institute Professor of Natural Resource Economics at Columbia University Scott Barrett discusses his work on international agreements. Known for his cross-cutting research,..


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Dr Malcolm Torry: Money for Everyone: The State of the Basic Income Debate


Published: Wed, 19 Oct 2016 07:43:05 +0000
Summary: In this IPR Research Seminar, Dr Malcolm Torry - Director of the Citizen's Income Trust - gives an introduction to the concept of universal basic income, and discusses its feasibility with reference to trials around the world. This IPR Research Seminar t..


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A Subjective History of Subjective Probability


Published: Tue, 18 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0000
Summary: In this lecture, Professor Colin Fox, presents a history of the Bayesian inference and subjective probability, as viewed by a Bayesian Physicist...


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Understanding Musculoskeletal Health Challenges


Published: Tue, 11 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0000
Summary: Musculoskeletal disease is responsible for the majority of the global health burden, yet receives little national or international attention in terms of media awareness. This podcast from Professor Richie Gill describes some major challenges for global h..


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11 Cabinet Secretaries 1916-2016: the most powerful men in Britain


Published: Mon, 03 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0000
Summary: The Cabinet Office was created exactly 100 years ago and is the beating heart of the British state. It ensures the Cabinet and Whitehall run properly, that Britain survives military and economic crisis, overseas intelligence and security, and liaises with..


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Lord Kerslake: The UK's constitutional crisis


Published: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:26:55 +0000
Summary: In this IPR Public Lecture, Lord Kerslake explores the constitutional crisis that the UK faces following the EU referendum in June. His suggestions for electoral reform and greater devolution together form a broad-reaching plan for how Britain can meet th..


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The Rt Hon Douglas Alexander: In conversation


Published: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:04:24 +0000
Summary: In this IPR Public Lecture, the Rt Hon Douglas Alexander - former Shadow Foreign Secretary and Secretary for International Development - discusses politics, policy and his own career with IPR Director Professor Nick Pearce. This IPR Public Lecture took p..


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Prof Nancy Cartwright: Building a Case: What You Can Do with the Evidence


Published: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:32:28 +0000
Summary: In this IPR Public Lecture, noted philosopher Professor Nancy Cartwright of the University of Durham takes a serious look at the meaning of 'evidence', and how a case for effective policy can be built from it. This IPR Public Lecture took place on 14 Sep..


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Prof David Bailey: Brexit, UK automotive and implications for industrial policy


Published: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:52:58 +0000
Summary: In this IPR Public Lecture, Professor of Industrial Strategy at the Aston Business School David Bailey considers what Brexit might mean for the UK automotive sector, and in turn for industrial policy in the UK. This IPR Public Lecture took place on 07 S..


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Daphne Jackson Trust Research Conference


Published: Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0000
Summary: Daphne Jackson Trust Fellows carry out novel research at post doctorial level across a wide spectrum of sciences and engineering disciplines. This conference showcased the fellows’ research and findings...


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Gerald Walters Memorial Lecture - Right Reverend Peter Price


Published: Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0000
Summary: In the lecture, Right Reverend Peter Price - the 78th Bishop of Bath and Wells - spoke of his experience of peace and reconciliation including in the Middle East, Central and South America and Northern Ireland...


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Stephen Kelly: Rewiring Britain’s Civil Service: lessons learnt as COO of Her Majesty’s Government


Published: Mon, 01 Aug 2016 09:31:40 +0000
Summary: In this IPR Public Lecture, Mr Stephen Kelly - CEO of Sage and former COO of Her Majesty's Government - shares the lessons he’s learnt from his time reforming and digitally transforming the civil service, and how he’s applied these in both public and ..


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Prof. Ian Kinchin Keynote lecture: Using knowledge structures in teaching to develop expert students


Published: Mon, 18 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0000
Summary: The way that knowledge is structured has implications for the way we teach. Where the information that is presented in lectures fails to represent the knowledge structure of the discipline, then students have to resort to rote learning of materials. Where..

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The Curriculum Battleground: Keynote lecture by Dr Tristian Stobie


Published: Mon, 18 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0000
Summary: Increasing numbers of internationally branded schools serving local [rather than predominantly expatriate] populations and Ministries of Education engaged in educational reform, are adopting what they perceive as international best practice. This raises a..

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Science Research Showcase


Published: Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:15:20 +0000
Summary: Postgraduate students from Faculty of Science showcased their research at a Research Afternoon on Monday 6 June 2016. Students presented a series of ten minute talks and two-minute 'lightning' talks on topics ranging from the spread of information, to vac..


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Professor Janine Wedel: Meet The New Influence Elites


Published: Fri, 22 Jul 2016 08:20:24 +0000
Summary: In this IPR Public Lecture Professor Janine Wedel - IPR Global Chair and Professor in the School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs at George Mason University - introduces a new breed of influence elite that has emerged over the past severa..


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Dr Jo Farrar: Transforming Public Services in a Time of Austerity


Published: Fri, 22 Jul 2016 08:04:21 +0000
Summary: In this IPR Public Lecture, Dr Jo Farrar - Chief Executive of Bath and North East Somerset Council - examines the changing nature of public services and how the transformation efforts of recent government administrations play out in the delivery of local ..


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The Rt Hon the Lord Willetts: Fairness Between The Generations


Published: Fri, 22 Jul 2016 07:54:35 +0000
Summary: In this IPR Public Lecture, the Rt Hon Lord David Willetts updates the analysis in his book 'The Pinch', presenting the latest data on the widening gap between the baby boomer generation and their children. He also discusses various policy measures to red..


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Sir John Beddington: Challenges Of The 21st Century: What Is Happening To The World?


Published: Fri, 22 Jul 2016 07:48:15 +0000
Summary: In this IPR Public Lecture, former Government Chief Scientific Adviser Sir John Beddington contests that, though change in the 21st Century is both fast and dramatic, some problems for the next few decades are both predictable and inexorable. Significant ..


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Professor Allyson Pollock: How Our NHS Is Being Abolished


Published: Fri, 22 Jul 2016 07:38:18 +0000
Summary: In this IPR Public Lecture, Professor Allyson Pollock - Professor of Public Health Research and Policy at Queen Mary University of London - shows how the government has abolished the NHS. She explains how the new structures will operate, what this means f..


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Harnessing Bio-based Materials for Greener Products


Published: Fri, 15 Jul 2016 12:38:48 +0000
Summary: Cellulose, one of nature's most abundant polymers, is produced in significant quantities in many farmed crops. Yet it is not a human food source - so the use of cellulose in high value materials does not compete with, but potentially complements, food pro..


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Inside Cancer


Published: Fri, 15 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0000
Summary: Dr Momna Hejmadi, Dr Andrew Chalmers and Dr Lorenzo Caggiano summarise some of the latest developments in cancer research. This lecture was delivered as part of our MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), 'Inside Cancer: how genes influence cancer development'..


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It's no use reducing your footprint if you keep increasing the number of feet


Published: Fri, 15 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0000
Summary: Roger Martin, Chair of Population Matters, delivers a lecture for the Institute for our Institute for Sustainable Energy & the Environment considering population growth and the environment...


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Inaugural lecture: Obliged to be well? Healthy minds and active bodies in context of inequality


Published: Thu, 19 May 2016 10:37:55 +0000
Summary: In this Inaugural lecture, Professor Simone Fullagar offers a sociocultural perspective on health, sport and active embodiment, to consider why and how the promotion of certain ideals of physical and mental health are not always 'good' for us. At the hear..


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Professor Simone Fullagar inaugural lecture: Healthy minds and active bodies


Published: Wed, 18 May 2016 00:00:00 +0000
Summary: In this Inaugural lecture, Professor Simone Fullagar offers a sociocultural perspective on health, sport and active embodiment, to consider why and how the promotion of certain ideals of physical and mental health are not always ‘good’ for us. At the ..


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How income inequality puts democracy - and climate change - at risk


Published: Mon, 16 May 2016 14:01:39 +0000
Summary: This talk by Robert H. Wade, professor of political economy at the LSE is a riff on Supreme Court judge Louis Brandeis' dictum, "We must make our choice. We may have democracy or we may have wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can't have bot..


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Professor Nigel Wilding inaugural lecture: Monte Carlo or bust: smart simulation for serious science


Published: Mon, 16 May 2016 00:00:00 +0000
Summary: In this inaugural lecture, Professor Nigel Wilding explores the computer simulation of changes of state in models for atoms and complex molecules. Predicting the phase behaviour of a material is a central goal of condensed matter science, and a pre-requis..


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Taxing the rich: A history of fiscal fairness in the United States and Europe


Published: Wed, 04 May 2016 09:58:56 +0000
Summary: Institute for Policy Research public lecture with Professor David Stasavage and a unique opportunity to hear him discuss his latest book: Taxing the Rich: A History of Fiscal Fairness in the United States and Europe. Taxing the Rich draws on unparalleled..


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The Making of a Medicinal Chemist


Published: Wed, 04 May 2016 00:00:00 +0000
Summary: In this lecture, Professor Mike Threadgill explores the influences and inspirations that have led him to a career in academic medicinal chemistry and reviewed the research of his team over the years. Mike's work focuses on the application of medicinal c..


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Understanding barriers to evidence-based management


Published: Wed, 04 May 2016 00:00:00 +0000
Summary: Concerns about the gap between management research and management practice are long-standing and well-documented. Management practices do not seem to be based firmly on research evidence and the research produced by management researchers has limited impa..


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Games without frontiers


Published: Wed, 04 May 2016 00:00:00 +0000
Summary: A recording of Professor Charles Lees’ inaugural lecture that took place on 19 February 2014. In his lecture he discussed how coalition governments are formed and what they can achieve...


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