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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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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April 21, 2022 00:57:10
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Being kinder, being human

Louder Than Words looks at how kindness can transform lives. We speak to Professor Gina Reinhardt from the Department of Government at the University of Essex, Dr Gillian Sandstrom from the School of Psychology at the University of Sussex, and journalist and broadcaster Anna Jones author of Divide. ...

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February 10, 2022 00:42:54
Storytelling for Black History

Storytelling for Black History

Hidden histories and lost voices are now being heard. The latest episode of Louder Than Words looks at Black History through lenses of plays and literature. Contributors to this episode are:  Dr Jak Peake, Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Professor Jeremy Krikler, Department of History Dr Holly Maples, East 15 Acting School Further reading Read blog about on Theatre, Literature and Education by Dr Jak Peake Read blog on creating theatre about Black History by Professor Jeremy Krikler and Dr holly Maples ...

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