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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 the changes needed in the publishing industry to survive and thrive.

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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.

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Race, education and retirement in professional football

We join Dr Paul Campbell (University of Leicester) to discuss his research into the experiences of ex-professional black footballers transitioning from sport to mainstream careers, covering a range of issues from the impact of racial stereotypes on education to the structural issues around race in the game that lead to under-representation in coaching and management.

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Revising the REF deadline: Research Excellence Framework 2021 and Covid-19

In March 2020, the Research Excellence Framework made the decision to put REF 2021 on hold until further notice, due to the Coronavirus pandemic. We join Chris Hewson and Mark Taylor to explore the implications of this delay and what this means for universities, funding and support staff.

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