Exposing A Long History of Assassinations

6 May 2024
Season 4, Episode 1

Dr Luca Trenta discusses how some states use covert action, with a spotlight on the US Government's involvement in state-sponsored assassinations. Spanning the time period from the Cold War through to contemporary times, Dr Trenta explores the intricate dimensions of these clandestine operations.


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Enabling Inclusive Family Travel Experiences

20 May 2024
Season 4, Episode 2

Professor Brian Garrod sheds light on the hurdles faced by neurodivergent children and their families on holiday and delves into how the tourism industry could adapt to be more accessible and welcoming.

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Is Immersive Learning the key to improving healthcare education?

3 June 2024
Season 4, Episode 3

Joanne Davies discusses how highly trained educators and sim technologies; high-tech mannequins and the world's largest installation of immersive wall technology simulation are advancing healthcare education. 

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Do we trust our politicians? Do they trust us?

17 June 2024
Season 4, Episode 4

Dr Gabriela Jiga-Boy explores the concept of trust. With the danger posed by disinformation during societal crises (such as the pandemic or climate change), trust in facts and science seems more important now than ever. Does the public trust politicians and scientific experts? Conversely how much does the public feel trusted by those in power?

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Ensuring global food security: are biopesticides effective for pest control?

1 July 2024
Season 4, Episode 5

Dr Farooq Shah discusses the detrimental impact that insect pests have on food security and the urgent need to develop alternatives to chemical pesticides, which pose risks to human and animal health and well as the environment.

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Are the needs of asylum seekers and refugees being met by NHS Wales?

15 July 2024
Season 4, Episode 6

Dr Ashra Khanom discusses her research which aims to address the needs of people seeking sanctuary in the UK, including how they access healthcare services.

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