In the FST podcast, weekly one to one interviews allow a more in depth discussion of both topics being explored in Foundation events, and one-off discussions with senior figures across science, research, technology and innovation. It's available here, and can also be accessed on the main podcast hosting platforms.
We would welcome ideas for potential podcast topics or interviewees - please contact Gavin Costigan (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve, Philosopher, Cross-Bench Peer and former Chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission discusses ethics and rights of government taking decisions during Covid-19 pandemic and whether we can/should go "back to normal" after Covid-19.
Stephen Meek, Director for the Institute for Policy & Engagement at the University of Nottingham discusses how universities are supporting their academics engage with policy makers, the skills and experiences needed for policy brokerage, and and the skills needed by civil servants to engage with academics.
Professor Paul Hunter, Professor of Health Protection at the University of East Anglia discusses Coronavirus in the UK and the implications it will have on the population, and the necessary structures the UK may have to put in place.
In this podcast Dr Mishal Khan, Associate Professor at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Associate Fellow at the Chatham House Centre on Global Health Security, discusses the challenges that lower income countries have in tackling the Covid-19 coronavirus and similar global infections.
Professor Dr Dr h.c. Günter Stock, Chair of the Einstein Foundation, discusses the implications of Brexit and UK participation in the EU Framework programmes on German researchers, and the possibility of increasing bilateral collaboration.
Joanna Burton, Policy Manager at the Russell Group, discusses international research collaboration, including association with the European research programmes, the importance of the immigration system on attracting talent, and the opportunities with a new government positive towards science with Gavin Costigan.
Michael Hill King, Collaboration Director and Philip Candice, Director of Public Policy from Huawei UK, discuss international research collaboration, and the importance of talented people and a strong research base to multinational companies like Huawei, with Gavin Costigan.
In this week's podcast, Louise Kenny and Gavin Costigan discuss the EU research program's, the benefit of such to higher education in the UK, including Liverpool University, and the impact that will be had on these institutions post- brexit.