Talk 200: Lecture and podcast series

A new lecture and podcast series to mark our bicentenary: 200 years of making a difference.

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In 2024 we’re reflecting on our past, celebrating our present and looking to the future – and Talk 200 invites listeners to be part of the journey.

Released throughout 2024, the series will comprise four in-person and live-streamed lectures, and six recorded podcast episodes.

Our podcast host, 野狼社区 aficionado, author and University of 野狼社区 alumnus Andy Spinoza, will be joined by a diverse line-up of guests from our community – pioneering academics and notable figures, inspiring staff, alumni and students.

Topics will include health, digital and AI, climate change, equality and justice, and more.

All lecture and podcast recordings will be uploaded to this page in video format when released throughout the year, and audio recordings made available on all usual podcast channels.

Podcast series

Talking energy and climate change: “We don’t have hundreds of years to sort this out”

Professor Alice Larkin, Dr Aneeqa Khan and Geography student Aidan Rhode discuss the solutions needed to address climate change and global energy challenges, now and in the future.

Lecture series

‘Health inequalities past, present and future’

Professor Sir Chris Whitty’s lecture considers the main drivers of inequalities and disparities in health, how these have changed over time and why addressing them remains a major public health priority: