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1823 Podcast

45 EpisodesProduced by LJMUWebsite

1823 Podcast is a place where you can hear interesting conversations about a wide range of issues, debated by some of the fascinating people at, or connected to, Liverpool John Moores University. A host of voices from the LJMU community – academics, professional staff, students and alumni – discuss … read more

45 Episodes | 2018 - 2023

International Women in Engineering Day

June 23rd, 2023


In this episode we are celebrating International Women in Engineering Day.

The occasion promotes the amazing work that women engineers do across the globe and encourages more young women and girls to take up engineering …

jmsYOU mini-series. Episode 8 - reflections from our student officers

June 19th, 2023


For the final episode of the jmsYOU mini-series, we hear from the four JMSU officers as they reflect on a successful 12 months in office.

Marie, …

In conversation: LJMU Chancellor Nisha Katona MBE

May 26th, 2023


In this episode we bring you LJMU Chancellor Nisha Katona MBE in conversation with the BBC's Sean Curran.

This is a recording of the second Roscoe …

jmsYOU mini-series. Episode 7 – International Nurses Day

May 11th, 2023


This episode of the jmsYOU series celebrates International Nurses Day.

Our host Lois chats to LJMU nursing students Emma and Lucy about their experiences and why they want to have a career in nursing.

Emma and Lucy …

jmsYou mini-series. Episode 6 - mental health

April 24th, 2023


“Take that first step. There’s always another choice no matter how bad things are.”

Final year LJMU student Declan shares his advice for anyone facing challenges with their mental health.

In this episode, Declan tells …

A Universe For All: Roscoe Lecture by Professor Andy Newsam

March 23rd, 2023


In this episode, we are bringing you the first Roscoe Lecture of the university’s bicentenary year.

Astrophysicist Professor Andy Newsam delivered …

jmsYOU mini-series. Episode 5 – Neurodiversity Celebration Week

March 13th, 2023


This series is brought to you by the JMSU team, exploring a wide range of issues affecting students and providing a space for personal stories and experiences.

This episode marks the start of Neurodiversity Celebration …

200 years of LJMU: Inspirational Women

March 8th, 2023


In this episode, released on International Women's Day, we hear from some inspirational women about their career successes, inspirations and their …

jmsYOU mini-series. Episode 4 – LGBT+ History Month

February 16th, 2023


This episode of the jmsYOU mini-series is part of our celebration of LGBT+ History Month.

Our host Lois chats to Oli, who graduated from LJMU last year, about their experiences as a trans student.

They discuss the …

jmsYOU mini-series. Episode 3 – alcohol and sobriety

February 8th, 2023


In this third episode in the jmsYOU mini-series of LJMU’s 1823 podcast, we talk about alcohol and sobriety.

This series is brought to you by the JMSU …

jmsYOU mini-series. Episode 2 – estranged students

December 19th, 2022


Welcome to the second episode in the jmsYOU mini-series of LJMU’s 1823 podcast.

This series is brought to you by the JMSU team, exploring a wide range of issues affecting students and providing a space for personal …

Another giant leap - Artemis 1 returns to Earth

December 15th, 2022


On 11 December 2022, NASA’s historic Artemis 1 mission successfully concluded with splashdown of the Orion spacecraft in the Pacific Ocean.

The …

jmsYOU mini-series. Episode 1 - cost of living

November 18th, 2022


Welcome to the jmsYOU mini-series of LJMU’s 1823 podcast. 

We aim to focus on YOU as students and we want this to be a space where you can share your personal stories and experiences. Meet Lois, your student host for …

The road to net zero

October 21st, 2022


LJMU has set out its plan to reach carbon net zero by 2035.

It’s the overarching target in the university’s newly-published Climate Action Plan, which details its climate and sustainability objectives and measures for …

In conversation: athletes Kelly Massey and Jonny Mellor

July 25th, 2022


Long-distance runner Jonny Mellor joins former athlete and LJMU lecturer Kelly Massey to discuss his preparations for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in …

2022 Commonwealth Games preview

July 18th, 2022


In this episode, a group of LJMU sport science experts preview the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

How does the home advantage really benefit athletes? From familiarity with venues to having no jet lag to contend …

The road to Silverstone

June 22nd, 2022


Intrepid engineering students (and soon to be graduates) are hoping to become the first LJMU team to get an electric racing car around the …

The climate crisis: what do we need to do next?

November 30th, 2021


What needs to happen now in our fight against the climate crisis?

World leaders gathered in Glasgow this month for COP26. Debates were had and agreements were reached but are they enough and how will they translate into …

What does disability mean in 2021?

November 18th, 2021


As Disability History Month begins (18 November – 20 December), this episode discusses what disability means in 2021? How does hidden disability fit into this and what are the challenges for the future?

Our guests on …

What do we need from COP26?

November 1st, 2021


In this episode, we discuss the COP26 summit being held in Glasgow.

It is bringing nations together to accelerate action against climate change.

But what actions do we need to take to save our planet and how serious is …

9/11: reflections 20 years on

September 9th, 2021


Dr James Crossland and Peter Williams reflect on the 20th anniversary of 9/11. 

They discuss the attacks, the history of al-Qaeda and the impact of …

Lexicon Ep1 - Bridgerton and others with Producer Sarada McDermott

July 27th, 2021


For the first episode of LEXICON The Liverpool John Moores University Creative Writing podcast, host John Maxwell is joined by Liverpool-born …

The Mental Edge (part five) - football, psychology and the Euros

July 8th, 2021


Is it finally coming home?

Dr Francesca Champ and Dr Gillian Cook reflect on England’s Euro 2020 semi-final victory against Denmark and look ahead to the nation’s first appearance in a final for 55 years.

In the final …

The Mental Edge (part four) - football, psychology and the Euros

June 29th, 2021


Dr Francesca Champ and Dr Gillian Cook reflect on the dramatic matches played so far in the knockout stages of Euro 2020.

They look ahead to the huge match at Wembley between England and Germany. Of course, no …

The Mental Edge (part three) - football, psychology and the Euros

June 23rd, 2021


As the group stages of Euro 2020 come to a close, it’s time for the big game players to step up as we enter the knockout phase.

But what makes a big game player?

In the third part of The Mental Edge mini-series, Dr …

The Mental Edge (part two) - football, psychology and the Euros

June 16th, 2021


In this second episode of ‘The Mental Edge’ mini-series, Dr Francesca Champ and Dr Gillian Cook reflect on the big issues from the opening few …

The Mental Edge (part one) - football, psychology and the Euros

June 10th, 2021


This is the first episode of ‘The Mental Edge’, a mini-series looking at the psychology behind elite performance at this summer’s football European …

The ‘new normal’ mini-series - Part five – the politics of the pandemic

July 24th, 2020


In the final part of our #1823Podcast series on ‘the new normal’ Dr Samantha Cooke discusses the politics of the pandemic. She talks about …

The ‘new normal’ mini-series - Part four – the impact of COVID-19 on business

July 23rd, 2020


Dominique Aspey from LJMU’s Centre for Entrepreneurship discusses the impact of COVID-19 on business and how firms can adapt to the ‘new normal’.

The 1823 Podcast team
Writer and presenter: Stuart Arrowsmith (@StuArrows)

The ‘new normal’ mini-series - Part three – lockdown and the environment

July 22nd, 2020


Dr Ariel Edesess, from the Low Carbon Eco-Innovatory, talks about the impact of lockdown on carbon emissions and our environment and whether these changes are sustainable.

The 1823 Podcast team
Writer and presenter: …

The ‘new normal’ mini-series - Part two – returning to the NHS frontline

July 21st, 2020


Along with a number of colleagues from LJMU’s School of Nursing and Allied Health, Dr Colin Jones returned to work in the NHS during the pandemic. In …

The ‘new normal’ mini-series - Part one – the psychology of adapting

July 20th, 2020


Part one – the psychology of adapting

This mini-series from 1823 Podcast explores a world living with COVID-19 and takes a look at ‘the new normal’.

The rise of facial recognition technology

February 21st, 2020


As the Metropolitan Police starts using live facial recognition software on the streets of London, we discuss whether we should fear the creep of …

High Crimes And Misdemeanours

January 20th, 2020


As the Senate trial gets under way, we discuss the impeachment of President Donald Trump.

Dr Matthew Hill, Programme Leader of International …

Towards a green future

December 9th, 2019


LJMU was proud to host the Liverpool City Region’s first ever Environmental Summit.

As part of the Year of the Environment 2019, ‘Towards a Green …

Black History Month

October 25th, 2019


In this episode, we’re celebrating Black History Month.

Our guests are:

·  Cllr Anna Rothery talking about becoming the first black Lord Mayor of …

Faking it

October 11th, 2019


In this opening episode of our second season, we discuss the rise of deep fake videos, the history of fake news and the impact of propaganda on world events.

Our guests on this episode are:

· Dr Dave Ellis, Senior …

Season 2 Trailer

October 11th, 2019


A sneak preview of what’s coming up in season 2 of 1823 Podcast.

The 1823 Podcast team
Writer and presenter: Stuart Arrowsmith (@StuArrows)
Producer: Michael Humphreys (@MykalMouse)
Editor: Ben Jones (@benjamin_jjones)

Mind games

April 12th, 2019


With just a few tense weeks remaining in the Premier League title race, in this episode we’re talking mind games and the importance of psychology in …

Wellbeing Week

March 11th, 2019


As it’s Wellbeing Week at LJMU, we’re talking about striving for positive mental and physical health wherever we live, work or study.

We’ll hear in this episode about different approaches to staying healthy and happy.

A new deal for nature

February 14th, 2019


“If we don’t take action, the collapse of our civilisations and the extinction of much of the natural world is on the horizon.” Sir David …

Earthrise – the most important photograph ever taken?

December 20th, 2018


The photograph of ‘Earthrise’, taken from Apollo 8, is one of the most iconic images of the last century.

It has been credited with changing our …

Meditation, Manson and Martin Luther; the ‘White Album’ at 50

December 6th, 2018


As The Beatles’ ‘White Album’ turns 50 years old, we discuss its musical and cultural significance, explore the origins and Liverpool links of one …

The forgotten people of the war

November 14th, 2018


Do we do enough as a nation to remember everybody affected by the First World War?

At the weekend, we commemorated the fallen on Armistice Day – exactly 100 years since the end of WW1.

Our guests on this episode argue …

The lonely generation

November 14th, 2018


A number of recent studies show that loneliness is increasingly felt most strongly by young people, particularly 16-24 year olds.

In this episode, we …

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