The Bartlett Review: Energy Poverty and Energy Justice
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by UCL
2d ago
Access to reliable energy is a pre-requisite of healthy life, yet in many parts of the world the health and quality of life of millions of people is blighted by energy poverty. In this episode we will look at some of the data around global energy poverty – and the challenges of sourcing reliable information and the potential use of the law to bring about change and give more people access to reliable, sustainable and affordable energy. Date of episode recording: 2024-05-06T00:00:00Z Duration: 00:33:03 Language of episode: English Presenter: Dr Priscila Carvalho, Lecturer in Environmental Law a ..read more
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The Bartlett Review Podcast: Planning fairer cities for global crises
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by UCL
3w ago
For cities like London, the COVID-19 pandemic created major disruptions and deepened social inequalities. In this podcast we're exploring how urban planners can create fairer cities and build resilience for future crises. Sowmya Parthasarathy, Director of Urban Design and Urban Planning at Arup, joins expert researchers Professor Lauren Andres and Dr Lucy Natarajan from The Bartlett School of Planning to discuss the lessons learned from COVID-19, and how planning differently and breaking down silos can help to create a fairer and more resilient cities. Transcription link: https://bartlett-revi ..read more
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The Bartlett Review Podcast: Is GDP fit for purpose?
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by UCL
1M ago
In this episode of The Bartlett Review podcast, we delve into the pressing question: is our focus on GDP growth truly beneficial, or is it exacerbating our most critical challenges? As climate and ecological crises deepen and economic inequality widens, the limitations of GDP as a measure of progress become starkly evident. Join Professor Bob Costanza from UCL's Institute for Global Prosperity as he explores these issues with Professor Kate Pickett from the University of York's Department of Health Sciences, and Sandrine Dixson-Declève, co-president of the Club of Rome. For more information an ..read more
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Season 4: The Highlights
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by UCL
1M ago
In this special episode, we look back at the year through some of our favourite moments from Series 4. Our hosts Mark Maslin and Simon Chin-Yee explored climate action in a multitude of forms: from groundbreaking climate science and AI, to innovative policy solutions and inspiring stories of individual activism. With fantastic guests spanning multiple disciplines and industries. Reflect with us on what’s been done, and what there is still to do, with our Series 4 highlights. Transcript link: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/climate-change/podcasts-videos/generation-one-climate-podcast Date of episode rec ..read more
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Thinking differently about the World: Before the West with Prof. Ayse Zarakol
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by UCL
1M ago
Thinking differently about the World: Before the West with Prof. Ayse Zarakol In this episode, we host Prof Ayse Zarakol from University of Cambridge and talk about her fascinating book "Before The West". Date of episode recording: 2024-01-22T00:00:00Z Duration: 00:29:38 Language of episode: English Presenter:Dr. Sertaç Sehlikoglu, Hazal Aydin, Meryem Zisan Koker Guests: Prof. Ayse Zarakol Producer: ERC, UCL, IGP, Dr. Sertaç Sehlikoglu, Meryem Zisan Koker, Hazal Aydin ..read more
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PRESERVING HERITAGE IN IRAQ - A Conversation with Fatimah Al-Muqdadi
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by UCL
1M ago
Zainab Mahdi talks to Fatimah Al-Muqdadi, Architect, Researcher, and Heritage Professional in Iraq. In this episode, Fatimah discusses the current state of heritage in Iraq and the steps needed to preserve and promote Iraq's cultural and natural heritage within the community. Transcription link: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/nahrein/media/podcasts/transcript-conversation-fatimah-al-muqdadi Date of episode recording: 2024-05-14T00:00:00Z Duration: 43:30 Language of episode: English Presenter:Zainab Mahdi Guests: Fatimah Al-Muqdadi Producer: Zainab Mahdi ..read more
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Oral health: luxury for the few or fundamental human right?
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by UCL
1M ago
In Episode 1 of Oral Health Matters, we’re asking whether oral health is a luxury for the wealthy few or a fundamental human right for everyone. We’re also discussing the need for greater partnership working between scholars, practitioners and policy makers and the importance of gaining the trust of communities in order to co-create interventions that work for the people who live in them. To discuss this, Richard Watt, Professor of Dental Public Health at University College London is in conversation with Dr Carol Guarnizo-Herreno from the University of Colombia and Professor Marco Peres from t ..read more
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Heavy Periods
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by UCL
1M ago
Hosted by Olivia Moir, this episode with Dr. Bassel Wattar guides us through heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB); what it is, how common it is, how do we diagnose it, and how do we treat it? We also talk about research in this area, and specifically the importance of including community perspectives in research practise, and how Dr. Bassel Wattar's team has been going about this. Dr. Bassel Wattar has been a guest on the pod previously where we talked about PCOS. If you missed that episode, definitely go and check it out. For anyone who hasn't listened to the PCOS episode, Dr. Wattar is a consultan ..read more
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Sustainability in Relation to Statistical Science
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by UCL
1M ago
In this episode we interview Professor Jim Griffin from the Department of Statistical Science at University College London. This is the first in a series of interviews with Statistical Science academics about how their research crosses over with the discipline of Sustainability. We discuss the potential of environmental DNA analysis for biodiversity monitoring, highlighting its cost-effectiveness but also the challenges associated with reliability. Jim emphasized the crucial role of statistics in environmental monitoring and decision-making, emphasizing the importance of mathematical modelling ..read more
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THE MANDAEANS IN IRAQ - A Conversation with Dhiaa Kareem Ali
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by UCL
2M ago
Zainab Mahdi talks to Dr Dhiaa Kareem Ali, lecturer at the University of Kufa and Nahrein Network - British Institute for the Study of Iraq (BISI) Visiting Scholar. Dr Dhiaa talks about his work with the Mandaean community, both in Iraq and the Diaspora. Transcription link: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/nahrein/media/podcasts/transcript-conversation-dhiaa-kareem-ali Date of episode recording: 2024-04-25T00:00:00Z Duration: 26:47 Language of episode: English Presenter: Zainab Mahdi Guests: Dhiaa Kareem Ali Producer: Zainab Mahdi ..read more
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