Teesside Podcasts

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Teesside podcasts are based on news, open days and public lectures. They are available as a downloadable MP3 file or can be accessed directly from this page. You can also subscribe through podcast directories to get Teesside podcasts direct to your computer and MP3 player.

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26 podcasts available


Current threats to the legal profession Judge Peter Fox QC, Senior Circuit Judge and Recorder of Middlesbrough, considered whether the law has become too complex and academic.
September 2009 | Running time: 47mins | Category: Professorial Lectures
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Size matters? Engineering materials and performance from the nanometric to the macroscopi Professor Simon Hodgson, Dean of the School of Science & Technology, discusses the design and development of new process technologies for advanced materials.
September 2009 | Running time: 58mins | Category: Professorial Lectures
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Doctorate Clinical Psychology: trainees talk about their first year Lauren Jackson, Shelley Francis and Rebecca Mulholland reflect on what it was like during their first year of training.
June 2009 | Running time: 11mins | Category: Introduction to…
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Doctorate Clinical Psychology: trainees talk about their second year Jess Redman and Kathryn Fowles look back to their second year of training and discuss in detail their experiences of the research strand.
June 2009 | Running time: 16mins | Category: Introduction to…
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Pupils broadcast from the University School children from Conyers and English Martyrs spend the day as journalists during the BBC News Day.
March 2009 | Running time: 11mins | Category: News
Download Pupils broadcast from the University (mp3 - 10.2mb)


Diagnostic Radiography Third year undergraduates Claire Jackson and Carl Dalton discuss with admissions tutor Sally Abel how their clinical experiences have prepared them for their first post as a Diagnostic Radiographer.
March 2009 | Running time: 4mins | Category: Introduction to…
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Eradicating Child Poverty lecture by Professor Martin Narey Middlesbrough born Professor Narey, Chief Executive of Barnardo discusses the urgent need to eradicate child poverty.
February 2009 | Running time: 42mins | Category: Professorial Lectures
Download Eradicating Child Poverty lecture by Professor Martin Narey (mp3 - 57.9mb)


Occupational Therapy Three Occupational Therapy students, Jean McCabe, Robert Robinson and Sarah Roworth, talk about the course and how to apply.
September 2008 | Running time: 5mins | Category: Introduction to…
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Teesside Business School Annual lecture Richard Lambert, Director General of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) was this year’s guest speaker at the Teesside Business School lecture. 
May 2008 | Running time: 35mins | Category: Business & Enterprise
Download Teesside Business School Annual lecture (mp3 - 32.3mb)


Sport & Exercise lecture This lecture is given at the beginning of term two on the level two module “human movement in sport and exercise”. It covers theory and research into the coordination and control of human movement from both a motor learning and a biomechanics perspective.
April 2008 | Running time: 9mins | Category: Example lectures
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More about Sport & Exercise


An introduction to jazz and strategic marketing planning Noel Dennis, Principal Lecturer in Marketing and trumpet player in the Noel Dennis jazz quartet, takes a creative approach to looking at strategic marketing planning using jazz music. Listen to how jazz music can be fused with marketing, using improvisation techniques in strategic marketing planning.
January 2008 | Running time: 20mins | Category: Introduction to…
Download An introduction to jazz and strategic marketing planning (mp3 - 23.8mb)
Studying for a BA (Hons) Marketing


Crime, Justice and Society Michael Teague, a University of Teesside Senior Lecturer in Criminology, talks about imprisonment. Are our jails overcrowded? Is our whole penal system in meltdown? Are there any alternatives to the current system?
November 2007 | Running time: 6mins | Category: Introduction to…
Download Crime, Justice and Society (mp3 - 4.9mb)
Studying for a BSc (Hons) Criminology


Clinical psychology trainees talk about why they chose Teesside Sarah Craven, Jayne Cumbor and Sarah Race, reflect on their experiences at Teesside. They discuss why they chose to train at Teesside, and their experiences of the selection process. They also talk in detail about the Personal and Professional Development (PPD) strand of training.
October 2007 | Running time: 4mins | Category: Introduction to…
Download Clinical psychology trainees talk about why they chose Teesside (mp3 - 3.3mb)
Studying for a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy)


Clinical psychology trainees talk about the strengths of the Teesside programme Sarah Craven, Jayne Cumbor and Sarah Race, reflect on their experiences at Teesside. They consider the strengths of Teesside’s programme. They also talk about their clinical placements and their experience of the academic strand of training.
October 2007 | Running time: 3mins | Category: Introduction to…
Download Clinical psychology trainees talk about the strengths of the Teesside programme (mp3 - 2.7mb)
Studying for a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy)


Clinical psychology trainees talk about the support during their training Sarah Craven, Jayne Cumbor and Sarah Race, reflect on their experiences at Teesside. They discuss the importance of support during training and how their peer group has enhanced their learning.
October 2007 | Running time: 2mins | Category: Introduction to…
Download Clinical psychology trainees talk about the support during their training (mp3 - 1.7mb)
Studying for a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy)


Clinical psychology trainees talk about becoming newly qualified clinical psychologists Sarah Craven, Jayne Cumbor and Sarah Race, reflect on their own personal and professional development, and the role the training programme in facilitating this development. They also consider their transition into becoming newly qualified clinical psychologists.
October 2007 | Running time: 3mins | Category: Introduction to…
Download Clinical psychology trainees talk about becoming newly qualified clinical psychologists (mp3 - 2.9mb)
Studying for a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy)


An introduction to our BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism Professional Practice Principal Lecturer in New Media Andy Price talks about the BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism Professional Practice degree course, convergent news and how the course engages with professional news practices.
October 2007 | Running time: 7mins | Category: Introduction to…
Download An introduction to our BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism Professional Practice (mp3 - 6.3mb)
Studying for a BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism Professional Practice


International Women’s Day – inspiring potential The University of Teesside hosted a lunch on 8 March 2007 to celebrate International Women’s Day. Key speakers at the event were Lucy Armstrong, Chief Executive of The Alchemists; and Claire Byers, Director of Communications, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art.
March 2007 | Running time: 45mins | Category: Business & Enterprise
Download International Women’s Day – inspiring potential (mp3 - 38.6mb)


Geoff Muirhead, Aviation - a people business Geoff discusses the changing nature of the aviation industry through the eyes of those who work in it. Drawing on 16 years’ experience, he sets out the challenges and opportunities for aviation in the future.
February 2007 | Running time: 26mins | Category: Professorial Lectures
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Vin Garbutt, 37 years of successful anonymity Vin Garbutt, a highly successful local folk singer, shares his career story interspersed with song. Demonstrating how one can achieve the lion's share of the work whilst receiving the mouse's share of the media.
November 2006 | Running time: 1hr 20mins | Category: Professorial Lectures
Download Vin Garbutt, 37 years of successful anonymity (mp3 - 90.7mb)


An introduction to Fitness Testing V02max Martin Pout, Principal Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Physiology, conducts a maximum oxygen uptake test (VO2max).
May 2006 | Running time: 16mins | Category: Introduction to…
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More about Sport & Exercise


Shiulie Ghosh, Making the News ITN newscaster and news correspondent Shiulie Ghosh discusses the challenges of working in television news. She explores the many aspects of working in television news drawing on her extensive experience of working in both radio and television.
February 2006 | Running time: 49mins | Category: Professorial Lectures
Download Shiulie Ghosh, Making the News (mp3 - 45.2mb)


Alan Smith, The England Job Alan Smith talks about the challenges of being a physiotherapist with the England football team. His lecture covers his work with the many famous football personalities and his role in the rehabilitation of key footballers including David Beckham before the 2002 World Cup and Alan Shearer before Euro 96.
March 2005 | Running time: 1hr 9mins | Category: Professorial Lectures
Download Alan Smith, The England Job (mp3 - 63.5mb)


Ray Harryhausen, An animated Career Dr Ray Harryhausen is cinema’s premier model animator and fantasy creator. He talks about his illustrious career from his humble beginnings experimenting with stop-motion model animation in his parents garage to the recent unveiling of his very own star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame.
January 2004 | Running time: 59mins | Category: Professorial Lectures
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Bill Morris, Trade Unions in the 2000s Bill Morris, General Secretary of the Transport and General Workers Union, discusses the changing needs for trade unions in the 2000s in light of changing employment legislation, and the positive impact of constructive partnerships with employers.
April 2003 | Running time: 43mins | Category: Professorial Lectures
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Graham Henderson, Using music to influence mood and recall in advertising Graham Henderson, Vice Chancellor of the University of Teesside, looks at whether there is any evidence to suggest that by using different types of music, or even by varying certain aspects of particular pieces of music, it is possible to influence audience reaction, and in particular message recall.
June 2001 | Running time: 1hr 17mins | Category: Professorial Lectures
Download Graham Henderson, Using music to influence mood and recall in advertising (mp3 - 70.7mb)