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What is the podcast?

Welcome to our podcast series ‘Exploring Global Problems’ where our academics talk about how their ground-breaking research helps to tackle a variety of global challenges. 

Topics include health innovation, climate change, clean energy and human-centred digital technologies.

Listen and subscribe to the series using your preferred podcast supplier, or click on the individual academics below for more information about each podcast.

Visit our podcast help page to find out more about how to listen. 

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Meet our Host 

Meet the host of our 'Exploring Global Problems' series,  Sam Blaxland, Post-doctoral Fellow in the History department of Swansea University. 

Sam was born and raised in Pembrokeshire and has just written a book on the history of Swansea University since 1945. In addition, Sam teaches on undergraduate and postgraduate courses and regularly appears on television and radio discussing politics and current affairs.

Review For Exploring Global Problems: Diverse and insightful

Some really thought provoking topics (diverse range even across the two episodes I’ve listened to so far) from a range of speakers which is good to see, I hope this continues. Hopefully the start of a long and successful series from Swansea University!

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