19 episodes

Rathbones Look Forward Series - Hear from some of the great thinkers, journalists and writers of our time, focusing on the future of our changing world. The weekly series of thought provoking discussions is presented by esteemed broadcaster Andrea Catherwood, who together with her guest, will explore an inspiring mix of topics: artificial intelligence, the environment, health, politics and more...

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Rathbones Look Forward Series - Hear from some of the great thinkers, journalists and writers of our time, focusing on the future of our changing world. The weekly series of thought provoking discussions is presented by esteemed broadcaster Andrea Catherwood, who together with her guest, will explore an inspiring mix of topics: artificial intelligence, the environment, health, politics and more...

    19: The future of genetics and race

    19: The future of genetics and race

    In the latest episode of the Rathbones Look forward series, Andrea Catherwood talks to geneticist, author and broadcaster Adam Rutherford about the future of genetics and race. 
    His latest book 'How to Argue with a Racist' focuses on our understanding of human evolution and is a timely weapon against the misuse of science to justify bigotry.  

    • 48 min
    18: The future of biodiversity

    18: The future of biodiversity

    In the latest episode of the Rathbones Look forward series, Andrea Catherwood talks to award winning author,  travel writer and co-owner of the Knepp Wildland Project, Isabella Tree about the future of biodiversity. 
    This fascinating conversation focuses on her latest book 'Wilding' which tells the story of a wildlife revolution on an English farm and what we can regain if we change our relationship with the countryside. 

    • 40 min
    17: The future of morality

    17: The future of morality

    In the latest episode of the Rathbones Look forward series, Andrea Catherwood talks to award winning author, historian and broadcaster Tom Holland about the future of morality. 
    In a fascinating conversation, inspired by his latest book Dominion:The Making of the Western Mind, Tom considers how we came to be, what we are and why we think the way we do.    

    • 46 min
    16: The future of engineering

    16: The future of engineering

    In the latest episode of the Rathbones Look forward series, presenter Andrea Catherwood is joined by one of the UK’s most influential leaders in the energy business Lord John Browne, the former Chief Executive of BP. 
     
    Lord Browne's latest book ‘Make, Think, Imagine: Engineering the Future of Civilisation' tells the story of engineering’s impact on civilisation – both good and bad - and argues that we need not put the brakes on future technological development.

    • 44 min
    15: The future of teaching

    15: The future of teaching

    In the latest episode of the Rathbones Look forward Series, Andrea Catherwood is joined by award winning writer, teacher and journalist Kate Clanchy.
    Her latest book Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me has been called 'one of the most inspiring books about teaching ever written'.  Kate Clanchy wants to change the world and thinks school is an excellent place to do it.

    • 48 min
    14: The future of technology

    14: The future of technology

    In the latest episode of the Rathbones Look forward Series, Andrea Catherwood is joined by award winning computer scientist and social entrepreneur Professor Sue Black OBE.
    Named one of the top 50 women in tech in Europe, Sue is one of the leading tech personalities in the UK today and has spent over  20 years campaigning for more recognition for women in computing. She’s also well known for founding the campaign to save Bletchley Park and sits on the Government’s advisory board for improving digital services.

    • 35 min

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