9 episodes

Insight Faster gives you instant access to what's going on in academia. With advice from more than 25 years of academic publishing, we bring you the issues and news that are important to you as a researcher. Keep your finger on the pulse, and get Insight... Faster.
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Insight Faster gives you instant access to what's going on in academia. With advice from more than 25 years of academic publishing, we bring you the issues and news that are important to you as a researcher. Keep your finger on the pulse, and get Insight... Faster.
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    Sonic Heritage with Dr. Angela Bellia

    Sonic Heritage with Dr. Angela Bellia

    Imagine a world where we could uncover the past by listening to music. Well, imagine no more, because sonic heritage does just that. Dr. Angela Bellia, Senior Researcher at the Institute of Heritage Science, explains how listening to music from different time periods contributes to experiencing places with all of our senses. As well as this, she discusses how technology such as computer-aided modelling is widening the scope of what was once thought possible.
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    • 25 min
    Does Cryptocurrency Hurt African Firms with Dr. Mina Sami and Dr. Wael Abdallah

    Does Cryptocurrency Hurt African Firms with Dr. Mina Sami and Dr. Wael Abdallah

    Mina Sami and Wael Abdallah discuss the impact that cryptocurrencies have on African firms. They talk about, not the ups and downs of crypto value, but rather the real-world impact that cryptocurrencies have beyond their value. These new forms of payment provide innovative ways to exchange funds, but also have significant repercussions across the world.
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    • 29 min
    Peer Review Week 2022 with Jayashree Rajagopalan and Danielle Padula

    Peer Review Week 2022 with Jayashree Rajagopalan and Danielle Padula

    Stefan Tochev and Unai Vicario step into host Jasper's shoes to interview Jayashree Rajagopalan and Danielle Padula.
    Jayashree Rajagopalan (Senior Manager of Global Community Engagement for CACTUS) and Danielle Padula (Head of Marketing and Community Development at Scholastica) are co-chairs of the Peer Review Week committee. They discuss their roles, the state of peer review, and where things might be heading.

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    • 39 min
    Nodes of Persisting Complexity with Professor Aled Jones and Nick King

    Nodes of Persisting Complexity with Professor Aled Jones and Nick King

    Nick King and Professor Aled Jones from the Global Sustainability Institute discuss some of the consequences of pushing our planet and societies beyond their limits. How might the world look when the dust settles?
    The pair talk about their 2020 paper published in Sustainability, 'An Analysis of the Potential for Formation of ‘Nodes of Persisting Complexity’'.
    While it’s easy to jump straight to the end to find the winners and losers from Aled and Nick’s research, it’s important to focus on the system behaviors that they discuss and begin to recognize the long-term impacts. It might not grab the headlines, but it might just be the difference between a future we can manage and one that we can’t.

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    • 38 min
    World Sustainability Award Winner John Elkington

    World Sustainability Award Winner John Elkington

    Professor John Elkington has been leading sustainability for decades. He's the creator of the ‘Triple Bottom Line’, and founder and leader of sustainability thinktank Volans. Here, he talks about his work with Volans, the brand new Green Swans Observatory, and his new book Green Swans: The Coming Boom in Regenerative Capitalism.
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    • 29 min
    Gestural Interfaces for Musical Composition with Chris Rhodes

    Gestural Interfaces for Musical Composition with Chris Rhodes

    Chris Rhodes from the University of Manchester is redefining our relationship with computers, composition, and music using gestural interfaces for musical composition. He explores exactly what that means, why it matters, and shares some of the music he’s created during his research. It’s technology with wide-ranging and exciting implications, and its potential is only just beginning to be realized.
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    • 29 min

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