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A podcast for people who like the unexpected. Join the surgeon and academic Professor Roger Kneebone in conversation with unorthodox people whose careers defy traditional boundaries and who swim against the tide.

Technical support by Justin Margovan - with my thanks

My personal website www.rogerkneebone.co.uk
Many of the people in Countercurrent feature in my book Expert: Understanding the Path to Mastery (Penguin Viking, 2020)

https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/313/313248/expert/9780241392058.html

Countercurrent: conversations with Professor Roger Kneebone Professor Roger Kneebone

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A podcast for people who like the unexpected. Join the surgeon and academic Professor Roger Kneebone in conversation with unorthodox people whose careers defy traditional boundaries and who swim against the tide.

Technical support by Justin Margovan - with my thanks

My personal website www.rogerkneebone.co.uk
Many of the people in Countercurrent feature in my book Expert: Understanding the Path to Mastery (Penguin Viking, 2020)

https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/313/313248/expert/9780241392058.html

    Simon Clarke in conversation with Roger Kneebone

    Simon Clarke in conversation with Roger Kneebone

    Simon Clarke is a consultant paediatric and neonatal surgeon and a professional actor. In this conversation we explore the similarities and differences between these apparently unrelated areas of expert practice.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f6JYOL-VAzo

    • 1 hr 16 min
    John McMunn in conversation with Roger Kneebone

    John McMunn in conversation with Roger Kneebone

    John McMunn fell in love with opera and performing at the age of ten. He studied at Harvard University before moving to England to become a Choral Scholar at King’s College Cambridge, then studied at the Royal College of Music Opera School. Ill health forced him to change his career direction. Now he is  Chief Executive of the Academy of Ancient Music. We discuss our experiences of how serious illness has reshaped our careers.

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Rob Sansom in conversation with Roger Kneebone

    Rob Sansom in conversation with Roger Kneebone

    Rob Sansom is an actor, Simulated Patient, house decorator and builder. In this conversation we explore how his work in these apparently unrelated worlds connects in unexpected ways.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Siobhan Davies in conversation with Roger Kneebone

    Siobhan Davies in conversation with Roger Kneebone

    Dame Siobhan (Sue) Davies has had a long career in contemporary dance. Initially at the London Contemporary Dance Theatre, Sue established Siobhan Davies Dance Company in 1988. Her studio - Siobhan Davies Studios - was designed by Sarah Wigglesworth within the shell of a Victorian school building in Southwark. Now Siobhan makes films, including ‘All This Can Happen’ (2012).

    • 1 hr 18 min
    David Spiegelhalter in conversation with Roger Kneebone

    David Spiegelhalter in conversation with Roger Kneebone

    Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter was Winton Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk at the University of Cambridge until his recent retirement. A gifted broadcaster and communicator, David became familiar to many through his media discussions around statistics and risk during the Covid-19 pandemic.
    https://www.statslab.cam.ac.uk/~david/ 

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Lilli Cooper in conversation with Roger Kneebone

    Lilli Cooper in conversation with Roger Kneebone

    After completing her training in plastic surgery and as a professional coach, Lilli Cooper has expanded her interests to address issues around performance, anxiety and wellness through coaching and specialised support. In this conversation we explore how she focuses on helping surgeons optimise their performance. 
     
    www.lillicooper.co.uk

    • 1 hr 17 min

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