The Louder Than Words Podcast

The Louder Than Words podcast is about ideas that improve lives. Professor Jules Pretty has crea ... more

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June 08, 2022 00:43:36
Believing in business in emerging economies

Believing in business in emerging economies

Dr Danson Kimani and Professor Teerooven Soobaroyen from Essex Business School discuss business and the role of corporate governance in emerging economies. Particularly how different economies are developing their own approaches and how the economic crisis is exposing problems with the existing global system. How can we find new processes, standards and principles to guide companies and fit the changing world. Professor Jules Pretty explores with Dr Kimani and Professor Soobaroyen a wide range of issues from financial inclusion and microfinance to accounting best practices and governance. ...

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May 25, 2022 00:43:03
Why freedom of thought matters

Why freedom of thought matters

Professor Ahmed Shaheed from the Human Rights Centre and Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief and Professor Wayne Martin from the School of Philosophy and Art History join Professor Jules Pretty to discuss the importance of protecting the freedom of thought. They look at the implications of this commitment and potential threats to it across politics, health care, and many other areas. ...

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May 19, 2022 00:50:02
This is Education

This is Education

New thinking about how to learn is changing the lives of students. Professor Jules Pretty talks to Dr Liam Jarvis from the Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies and Dr Katy Wheeler from the Department of Sociology at the University of Essex. They will be joined by Professor Bruce Hood from the University of Bristol, who will talk about an immersive happiness course for students. ...

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May 12, 2022 00:41:48
Public History Mends Lives

Public History Mends Lives

Professor Tracey Loughran from the Department of History at the University of Essex and Kate Mahoney from Healthwatch Essex discuss how they have used public history to better understand women's experiences of their health during the course of their lives. They've used this work to develop the 'Bodies, Hearts and Minds' toolkit that supports the wellbeing of young people, helps them understand the past and encourages them to reflect on their own feelings and identity. The toolkit is being used by schools and other organisations working with young people. @KateFMahoney @bodyselffamily @Uni_of_Essex @HWEssex ...

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May 04, 2022 00:39:46
COVID-19 and the Creatives

COVID-19 and the Creatives

What is the future for creative work and performance in the aftermath of COVID-19? What lessons have we learnt and what is the long-term impact? Professor Melissa Tyler and Professor Philip Hancock from Essex Business School speak to Professor Jules Pretty and Tom Carradine from Carradine's Cockney Singalong talks about his experiences during lockdown and beyond. ...

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April 27, 2022 00:32:49
Getting everyone active

Getting everyone active

As lifestyles change how do we stay active and stay healthy. What interventions can change behaviour, improve the environment and offer access to activities which can promote our wellbeing? Dr Ruth Lowry and Dr Paul Freeman from the School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences talk about supporting individuals and communities to live healthier more active lives from crafts and nature to drumming and gardening. ...

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