Teesside Podcasts

A podcast is a digital recording of a broadcast, lecture or similar, made available on the internet for downloading to a computer or MP3 player.

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.

Professorial Lectures

10 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
Download Current threats to the legal profession (mp3 - 63.6mb)


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
Download Size matters? Engineering materials and performance from the nanometric to the macroscopi (mp3 - 80.3mb)


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
Download Eradicating Child Poverty lecture by Professor Martin Narey (mp3 - 57.9mb)


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
Download Geoff Muirhead, Aviation - a people business (mp3 - 24.3mb)


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
Download Vin Garbutt, 37 years of successful anonymity (mp3 - 90.7mb)


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
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
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
Download Ray Harryhausen, An animated Career (mp3 - 54.2mb)


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
Download Bill Morris, Trade Unions in the 2000s (mp3 - 50mb)


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
Download Graham Henderson, Using music to influence mood and recall in advertising (mp3 - 70.7mb)