Plus, new research from Indonesia on the relationship between cigarette advertising near schools and children smoking.
Tight funding and COVID-related limits on face-to-face contact have forced academics to find other ways to expose students to the real-life work they are preparing them for.
Podcasting exploded due to the lack of gatekeepers. Now big tech companies are starting to act like traditional media networks, signing popular hosts to exclusive contracts and establishing paywalls.
Plus, the hidden world of microscopic fungi found inside the world’s biggest seed bank. Listen to episode 15 of The Conversation Weekly podcast.
The audio version of an in-depth article rounding on governments worldwide for using the concept of net zero emissions to “greenwash” their lack of commitment to solving global warming.
A transcript of episode 11 of The Conversation Weekly podcast, including an interview on Israel’s foreign policy options following its recent election.
Plus, what Israel’s latest election could mean for its foreign policy. Listen to episode 11 of The Conversation Weekly podcast.
A transcript of episode 9 of The Conversation Weekly podcast, including an update on the situation for Rohingya refugees in Myanmar living in camps in Bangladesh.
Plus why the situation for Rohingya Muslims living in Bangladesh has gone from bad to worse. Listen to episode 9 of The Conversation Weekly podcast.
Plus why your genes determine how you deal with cold temperatures. Listen to episode 8 of The Conversation Weekly.
A transcript of episode 5 of The Conversation Weekly podcast, including stories on the Arctic Ocean and new archaeological finds in Tanzania’s Olduvai Gorge.
Plus, new discoveries about early humans in Tanzania’s Olduvai Gorge. Listen to episode 5 of The Conversation Weekly podcast.
When COVID-19 first appeared, some called it the great equalizer. But the facts quickly revealed a grim reality: COVID-19 disproportionately impacts racialized communities.
A transcript of episode 4 of The Conversation Weekly podcast. Including a story on how scientists are speeding up the hunt for dark matter.
Social media platform Clubhouse is a buzzy Silicon Valley darling, but its core attribute – audio chat – is unlikely to be a flash in the pan.
Plus new research finds a way to speed up the search for dark matter. Listen to episode 4 of The Conversation Weekly.
For much of its history Canada has encouraged people to come and work in this country. However, racialized migrant workers often face an immigration system designed to leave them powerless.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought further suffering to migrant workers in Canada already experiencing the abuses of discriminatory immigration policies and poor working conditions.
Coming to fame at the end of the ‘tabloid decade’, Hilton has long been a source of ridicule. But a deeper look shows a woman who is constantly working for her celebrity.
A transcript of The Conversation Weekly podcast episode #3.