Welcome to Emerald Podcast Series. Join our hosts Helen Beddow and Daniel Ridge as they talk to experts using their research to create real impact in society. In each episode we explore the role research plays in our modern world, and ask how it can contribute to solving the complex environmental, economic, social and political challenges facing our planet.
Gender and Violence in War and armed conflict – is it more dangerous to be a woman?
This week we talk to Stacy Banwell, from the University of Greenwich, about her open access book ‘Gender and the violence(s) of war and armed conflict: more dangerous to be a woman?’ We discuss how gendered assumptions of who ‘is dangerous’ and who is “in danger” during war and conflict obscure the realities of gender-based violence perpetrated and experienced by both sexes within and beyond the conflict zone, and how rethinking gender is key to understanding the complex dynamics of conflict and creating effective humanitarian policy.
Stacy’s book is open access, thanks to funding from Knowledge Unlatched, and freely available to read here:
Please note that this episode contains discussions of violence, including sexual violence and descriptions of war and armed conflict that some people may find disturbing.
Tattoos: From Subculture to Pop Culture
Author Lee Barron joins us to discuss the place of tattoos in modern society and look at their changing status in popular culture.
The history and relevance of tattoos in popular culture is marked by artistic change and changes in popular perception. Until recently, tattoos were long considered subversive and outside of mainstream culture. But today, they are now almost commonplace. Join us as we discuss the art, history and relevance of tattoos in modern popular culture.
The future of open research – How can we work together to create a common ground?
In this episode, Daniel is joined by Glenn Hampson, founder and director of the Open Scholarship Initiative, OSI, to discuss the future of open research.
Reforming research culture to incentivize open data, transparency and openness
David Mellor, leader of policy initiatives at the Center for Open Science, joins us to discuss themes around data sharing, openness and transparency in open research.
Openness, transparency and equity in open research
This Open Access week and beyond, Emerald is calling for greater fairness and equity in open research. In this episode we’re joined by Shelley Allen, Emerald Publishing’s Head of Open Research, to discuss themes around openness, transparency and equity in open research.
Lockdown six months on: how COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter have changed our working lives
It’s been six months since the country went into lockdown – and what a six months. In this episode, we talk to Professor Jonathan Wilson from Regents University London, taking a look at the changes 2020 has brought to working lives, how we’ve responded to Covid-19 and Black Lives Matter, and where we might need to go next to address racism within our organizations and institutions.