16 episodes

The latest podcasts from University of Wales Trinity Saint David | Y podlediadau diweddaraf gan Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant

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The latest podcasts from University of Wales Trinity Saint David | Y podlediadau diweddaraf gan Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant

    Awe and wonder- science, mathematics and the outdoors

    Awe and wonder- science, mathematics and the outdoors

    A podcast with Jan White, Jess Pitman and Glenda Tinney exploring how outdoor exploration and discovery supports mathematical and science thinking in the early years.

    • 47 min
    Dr Jane Davidson, Pro-Vice Chancellor Emeritus, UWTSD discusses her recent publication #FutureGen: Lessons from a Small Country

    Dr Jane Davidson, Pro-Vice Chancellor Emeritus, UWTSD discusses her recent publication #FutureGen: Lessons from a Small Country

    In this podcast, Dr Jane Davidson joins UWTSD’s Dr Jeremy Smith to discuss her new book #Futuregen: Lessons from a Small Country. During this episode, Jane explains how, as Minister for Environment, Sustainability and Housing in Wales, she proposed what became the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 – the first piece of legislation in history to place regenerative and sustainable practice at the heart of government. Unparalleled in scope and vision, the Act connects social, environmental, economic and cultural wellbeing and looks to solve complex issues through better decision-making.

    As former Pro Vice Chancellor at UWTSD, Dr Jane Davidson also explains how she embedded the Well-being of Future Generations’ Act into all of the University’s activities.

    • 37 min
    Universities, Race and Slavery: From Liverpool to Lampeter – Dr Alex Scott UWTSD

    Universities, Race and Slavery: From Liverpool to Lampeter – Dr Alex Scott UWTSD

    The Black Lives Matter and Rhodes Must Fall movements have brought renewed attention to the ongoing legacies of slavery, racism and colonialism in all aspects of society - including higher education.

    In this podcast, Dr Alexander Scott, Lecturer in Modern History, explores these contemporary issues and discusses the connections of cities, universities and prominent individuals to transatlantic slavery and abolitionism.

    • 16 min
    Junction Covid-19 - Mererid Hopwood UWTSD

    Junction Covid-19 - Mererid Hopwood UWTSD

    As we stand on a crossroads after a long period of lockdown, Mererid Hopwood, Professor of Languages and Welsh Curriculum at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, contemplates the challenge of choosing the path that leads to the place where we can give a fairer society its foundations. The place where we share this planet’s water and its fruits between us: co-sharing and co-operating; where there is an understanding between us, where we share an understanding, where there is a peace, a tangnefedd between us: where we share peace; the shared world, shared between us … all.

    • 14 min
    Croesffordd Covid-19 - Mererid Hopwood Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant

    Croesffordd Covid-19 - Mererid Hopwood Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant

    A ninnau’n sefyll ar groesffordd wedi cyfnod hir o ymynysu, mae Mererid Hopwood, Athro Ieithoedd a’r Cwricwlwm Cymreig ym Mhrifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant, yn ystyried yr her o ddewis y llwybr sy’n arwain at roi seiliau i gymdeithas decach. Y man lle’r ry’n ni’n rhannu dŵr a ffrwythau’r ddaear rhyngom: cydrannu a chyfrannu; y man lle mae dealltwriaeth rhyngom: cyd-ddealltwriaeth; y man lle mae tangnefedd rhyngom: y cyd-fyd - y byd i bawb.

    • 14 min
    The importance of physical activity for the over 40s - Dr Peter Herbert UWTSD

    The importance of physical activity for the over 40s - Dr Peter Herbert UWTSD

    With the majority of the population in Wales still at home, many are using this time to improve their health and fitness.

    Here, Dr Peter Herbert, a Physiologist at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David and a leading authority on fitness in the older generation discusses why it’s the middle aged or elderly that will benefit the most from leading a more active lifestyle.

    • 10 min