Aston Originals

Aston Originals

Aston Originals produces shows, podcasts and livestreams from experts at Aston University and beyond. All of the Aston Originals content is available through a dedicated YouTube channel as well as your podcast provider. Content ranges from themed series to one-off specialised shows including 'Sofa Science with Dr James Brown' and 'CorpusCast'. Aston Originals - Fresh perspectives from Aston University experts


November 17, 2022 10 min
Aston University will be illuminating its history with materials from its archives, which will be on show at a public lecture and in a temporary exhibition.

Preserving the Histories of a Community of Makers will launch on Thursday 24 November with this special event which will be open to the public.

The Aston University Archives house materials relating to the history of Aston University (1966 onwards), as well as its predecessor ins...
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Today’s guest is Dawn Hands, who co-founded BMG Research back in 1988 and has gone on to build an organisation which is now one of the leading suppliers of research and insight to UK Governments.

Dawn is an alumna of Aston Business School, completing her MBA in the 1980s, before going on to set up BMG.

BMG works across government departments, informing public policy on issues ranging from health to transport - and education to housi...
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September 22, 2022 12 min
Cultivated meat is a meat produced using animal cells. It is a form of cellular agriculture, with such agricultural methods being explored in the context of increased consumer demand for protein.

Professor Claire Farrown and Dr Eirini Theodosiou, from Aston University, discuss their latest research around the subject: 𝗖𝘂𝗹𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝗺𝗲ᵞ...
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To mark International Literacy Day 2022 (08 September), Dr Marcello Giovanelli and Dr Abigail Boucher discuss literacy and its affect on society as well as a recap of their Lockdown Library Project during the height of the Coronavirus pandemic

𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗟𝗶𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗮𝗰𝘆 &...
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Join Katie Tonkiss, senior lecturer in sociology at Aston University, for the Centre for Migration and Forced Displacement’s (CMFD) first podcast.

Listen to this podcast episode for an evening of conversation with Sivamohan Valluvan, associate professor of sociology at the University of Warwick. The discussion focuses on his recent book The Clamour of Nationalism: Race and Nation in 21st Century Britain.
In his book, Valluvan argues ...
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