UWTSD | YDDS

UWTSD | YDDS

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

Episodes

March 2, 2022 47 min
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.
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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. ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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With schools in Wales preparing to welcome all pupils back at the end of June, how will teachers be able to ensure learners – especially younger children – adhere to the two metre social distancing guidelines?

Here, Dr Nalda Wainwright, Director of the Wales Academy for Health and Physical Literacy at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David discusses how this challenge could present schools with an opportunity to think different...
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27 May is the UN’s Psychology Day – a world-wide celebration of psychology that provides an opportunity for psychologist to explain the role of psychology in addressing concerns of global importance. To mark the day Dr Paul Hutchings discusses migration and the psychological impacts on refugees arriving in the UK.
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We’re living in unprecedented times. It has been said often during the past few months as we struggle to comprehend what the ‘new normal’ will look like. But how can we re-emerge from this global crisis?

Here, Ali Franks, the lead lecturer for the BA Applied Drama argues that, in the wake of Coronavirus, society will need socially engaged artists and the transformational power of the arts to rebuild and reconnect the lives of indi...
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With the discussion about pupils’ return to school ever-present in the media, we hear from Gareth Evans, Director of Education Policy at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s Yr Athrofa: Institute of Education and Humanities as he looks at the challenges that lie ahead for schools, their teachers and the new curriculum in Wales.
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Given the present circumstances it is perhaps inevitable that historians, and in particular those who spend their career studying the Great War, would look for similarities between the Covid-19 virus and the influenza epidemic that caused such havoc across the world between 1918-1920.

Listen to Dr Lester Mason, a lecturer in History at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David as he considers the impact of the Spanish Flu epidemic...
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With the coronavirus pandemic currently sweeping the globe, societies in all corners of the earth are wondering when they’ll be able to return to their pre-lockdown lives.

Listen to Dr Luci Attala, a senior lecturer in Anthropology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David as she considers the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on society and how it’s likely to change the way we live our lives forever.
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April 6, 2020 14 min
Yn ein hail bodlediad Barod am Brifysgol, byddwn yn clywed gan fyfyrwyr presennol Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant am fywyd Prifysgol, sut y gallwch chi baratoi a sut y gall rhieni helpu. Cewch awgrymiadau ar gyllid myfyrwyr, llety, gwneud ffrindiau a llawer mwy!
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April 6, 2020 14 min
Our second Made for Uni podcast features current students from University of Wales Trinity Saint David who share their experiences of what life is like at Uni, how you can prepare and how parents can help. Tips on student finance, accommodation, making friends and lots more!
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March 21, 2020 14 min
Cyfres o bodlediadau newydd 'Barod am Brifysgol' gan Y Drindod Dewi Sant. Tips a chyngor i fyfyrwyr ar sut i gadw'n brysur wrth hunan ynysu. Ymunwch â Siobhan a Chloe, myfyrwyr y Brifysgol, wrth iddynt rannu eu syniadau yn ystod Covid-19.
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March 21, 2020 16 min
A student's guide to coping with self-isolation and social distancing. The first in a series of Made for Uni podcasts. Join Siobhan and Chloe, current students at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, to hear how they're dealing with Covid-19. Tips, laughs and lots more!
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