How Researchers Changed the World

Gain an insight into the fascinating world of research with the How Researchers Changed the World podcast. Follow the story of one passionate researcher every episode, unpacking their motivations for the subject, the challenges of the research, and how their research went on to change the world we live in.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 33m. Bisher sind 12 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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episode 11: Ella Kahu: Opening up higher education: understanding and improving student engagement


Ella Kahu discusses her research and development of the Kahu Framework of student engagement, aiming to improve student experience and attainment in Higher Education.


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episode 10: Joseph Kahne: How social media encourages political participation in young people


Joseph Kahne discusses his research, which shows that the use of social media by young people can encourage political participation.


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episode 9: Anja Kollmuss: Climate policy and individual action: two approaches, one climate emergency


Anja Kollmuss discusses her research into why having awareness and knowledge about climate change is not always enough for people to behave in a pro-environmental way


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 2019-09-10  30m
 
 

episode 8: Marco te Brömmelstroet: Transport choice and human connection: why cycling is good for society


Marco te Brömmelstroet discusses how cycling can help cities to function as more social environments


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 2019-08-27  35m
 
 

episode 7: Siobhan Brooks: Same sex relationships and the symbolic meaning of marriage in the black community


Siobhan Brooks discusses her research, which explores the meaning of marriage for African-American women


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 2019-08-13  33m
 
 

episode 6: Arnold Glass: Phones in the classroom and falling grades


Arnold Glass discusses his research, which shows if students use mobile phones during lectures their exam results will be up to 7% lower


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 2019-07-16  29m
 
 

episode 5: Girija Kaimal: How art therapy can reduce stress and support mental health


Girija Kaimal discusses her research, which shows that as little as 45 minutes of artistic self-expression can significantly reduce levels of the stress hormone, cortisol.


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 2019-07-02  37m
 
 

episode 4: Steve Omohundro - The ethical implications of artificial intelligence


Artificial Intelligence: Autonomous technology and the greater human good


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 2019-06-18  33m
 
 

episode 3: Seline Meijer: The human side of conservation: people's needs and planting trees in sub-Saharan Africa


The role of knowledge, attitudes and perceptions in the uptake of agricultural and agroforestry innovations and conservation in sub-Saharan Africa


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 2019-06-04  33m
 
 

episode 2: Ron Wasserstein: Misunderstandings of 'statistical significance'


The story behind Ron Wasserstein's research paper on the misuse of p-values as a measure of significance


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 2019-05-20  23m
 
 
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