Emerald podcast series
Research that makes a difference
The Emerald Podcast Series speaks to experts from around the globe, using research to create real impact. Join our hosts Helen Beddow and Daniel Ridge as each episode we discuss the important topics in research at the moment, bringing that research to life.
Leadership & popular culture
Lessons in leadership and management can come from surprising places. Author Michael Urick discusses how lessons from Star Wars and Lord of the Rings can be used to make you the best leader possible.
Leading with presence during Coronavirus times
This week, we look at the importance of presence and authenticity in leadership, and how to convey these qualities when everyone is working remotely.
How global drug policy impacts women
Julia Buxton explores how and why drug policy is formed, and unravels the ways this plays out in the context of women’s lives – from the stigma and shame experienced by women involved in drugs to the challenges they face in accessing appropriate treatment and services...
The extinction curve
Today’s guests argue that capitalism is the greatest culprit of global warming and they offer a radical solution: democratic nationalism. What is this and how is it different from green capitalism?
Health and illness in the neoliberal era in Europe
This episode explains and explores the effects of neoliberalism on healthcare policy and practice, and on everyday experience of health and illness in Europe.
How to build a sustainable food enterprise and battle food poverty with The Larder
The Larder aims to tackle food poverty and promote food sustainability. In this episode, we talk with Kay Johnson about how The Larder was formed, it’s various projects and how these have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The future of work
2020 has been rough. How have companies adapted to the social and political climate of the last year to better serve consumers and employees?
The future of Knowledge Exchange: the role of KEF in developing ‘the third mission’
To understand more about KEF, we asked three knowledge exchange professionals to take us through the development of KEF’s first iteration, its role in helping universities understand their own performance and the implications for universities and researchers.
Futures studies & futures literacy
Imagining the future is an innate human capacity, one that can be developed and used as a tool for both imaging the future and shaping it.
Gender in violence in war and armed conflict – is it more dangerous to be a woman?
This week we talk to Stacy Banwell, from the University of Greenwich, about her open access book, and how gendered assumptions of who ‘is dangerous’ and who is “in danger” obscure the realities of gender-based violence within and beyond the conflict zone.
Tattoos: from subculture to pop culture
Author Lee Barron joins us to discuss the place of tattoos in modern society and look at their changing status in popular culture.
The future of open research – How can we work together to create a common ground?
In this episode Daniel is joined by Glenn Hampson, founder and director of the Open Scholarship Initiative (OSI) to discuss alternative measures of impact, funding and the future of open research.
Reforming research culture to incentivise open data, transparency and openness
In this episode we speak to David Mellor, leader of Policy Initiatives the Center for Open Science, to discuss reforming research culture to encourage open data and transparency.
Openness, transparency and equity in open research
In this episode we’re joined by Shelley Allen, Emerald Publishing’s Head of Open Research, to discuss themes around openness, transparency and equity in open research.
Lockdown six months on: how COVID-19 & Black Lives Matter have changed our working lives
In this episode, we talk to Professor Jonathan Wilson, taking a look at the changes 2020 has brought to our working lives, and how we’ve responded to COVID-19 and BlackLivesMatter.
The purpose-driven university
A purpose-driven university is one that deeply considers its impact on the communities and environment it is a part of. Author Debbie Haski-Leventhal discusses why universities should asses their purpose in order to have a positive effect on their students, faculty and society.
The fully functioning university in challenging times
We talk to Asher Rospigliosi from the University of Brighton about how universities should focus on their core missions – advancing knowledge, educating students and serving their communities – as they navigate their way through these challenges.
Inequalities in mental health care for black communities
We speak to Karen Carberry, consultant Family Therapist at Orri and Ted Ransaw, from Michigan State University about inequalities in mental healthcare for black communities.
Rethinking leadership in HBCUs
This week we talk to Johnny D Jones, author of Leadership of historically black colleges and universities: a what not to do guide for HBCU leaders and Professor of Education at Mississippi Valley State University about HBCUs.
How Covid-19 has exposed inequalities in the UK food system
We join Bob Doherty and Madeleine Power, both at the University of York, to discuss how Covid-19 has exposed inequalities in the UK food system.
Revising the REF deadline: Research Excellence Framework 2021 and Covid-19
In March 2020, REF 2021 was put on hold due to the Coronavirus pandemic. We join Chris Hewson and Mark Taylor to explore the implications, and what this means for universities, funding and support staff.
BONUS: Class as a barrier in the publishing industry
We speak to Professor Katy Shaw, author of The Common People Report, to talk about the barriers that working-class writers experience and changes needed in the publishing industry.
Architecture & urban design of the post COVID-19 city
We join Ashraf Salama (University of Strathclyde, UK) to ask what the implications of disease spread are for architectural education and research.
Race, education and retirement in professional football
Setting the playlist podcast series
Diversity is being asked to the party, inclusion is being asked to dance, equity is setting the playlist. This series focuses on gender equity and how women are setting the playlist. Hosted by Emerald North America Regional Manager, Erika Valenti.