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Podcast or Perish

24 EpisodesProduced by Cameron GrahamWebsite

A podcast about academic research and why it matters. Hosted by Cameron Graham, Professor of Accounting at York University, and produced by Bertland Imai of York's Learning Technology Services. In each episode, Cameron interviews a different academic scholar about how they do their research, what th… read more

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023: James Smith

July 13th, 2020


Dr. James Smith of York University is an engineering professor with a passion for robots and teaching. His robotic models of the human cervix and of quadrupeds teach us how biomimetic approaches to modeling can …

022: Uzo Anucha

June 29th, 2020


Dr. Uzo Anucha of York University is a shining example of the community-engaged researcher. She’s the founder of YouthREX, which mobilizes academic research for the benefit of youth workers in Toronto. Her research …

021: Thy Phu

June 15th, 2020


Prof. Thy Phu of Western University is an English literature scholar who studies the discursive role of photographs in society. Her exhibit of family …

020: Sen. Kim Pate

June 1st, 2020


Sen. Kim Pate is a legal scholar who has written extensively on the criminal justice system and Indigenous peoples. She now pursues justice reform …

019: Marcia Annisette

May 18th, 2020


Prof. Marcia Annisette studies the accounting profession from an interdisciplinary perspective. She talks about her experiences conducting …

018: Bernie Pauly

May 4th, 2020


Prof. Bernie Pauly studies nursing and the healthcare issues around homelessness. She talks about personal cost to nurses of the ethical dilemmas …

017: Prem Sikka

April 20th, 2020


Emeritus Prof. Prem Sikka is a fearless accounting scholar who has exposed the complicity of the accounting profession in money laundering and tax …

016: Ela Veresiu

April 6th, 2020


Assistant Prof. Ela Veresiu is a marketing scholar unlike any other. Her research on consumer behaviour deals with an impressively diverse range of …

015: Steve Gaetz

March 23rd, 2020


Prof. Steve Gaetz is a leader in the field of homelessness research and prevention. He talks to us about his work on preventing youth homelessness, and how to get your research read by people who need it.

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014: Marie-Soleil Tremblay

March 9th, 2020


Prof. Marie-Soleil Tremblay is a public sector accounting scholar who coaches media in Quebec on how to ask better questions about provincial …

013: Jen Gilbert

February 24th, 2020


Dr. Jen Gilbert is a gender theorist and sex education researcher who studies bullying. As a leader of the Beyond Bullying Project, her research …

012: Jean-François Mercure & Hector Pollitt

February 10th, 2020


Dr. Jean-François Mercure is Senior Lecturer in Global Systems in the Department of Geography at the University of Exeter. Hector Pollitt is Head of …

011: Ellen Bialystok

January 27th, 2020


Prof. Ellen Bialystok is a psychologist who studies the bilingual brain. Her work traces the development of the brain from infancy to old age, …

010: Markus Milne

January 13th, 2020


Prof. Markus Milne of the University of Canterbury is one of the pioneers of research on environmental accounting. A passionate environmentalist and mountaineer, he talks to us about his criticism of corporate …

009: Debra Pepler

December 30th, 2019


Prof. Debra Pepler studies bullying. Her direct observations of children in schoolyards have changed how we deal with bullying, by teaching children …

008: Christine Cooper

December 16th, 2019


Christine Cooper is Professor of Accounting at the University of Edinburgh. She talks about her work as an activist academic, investigating what happens on the fringes of capitalism where so many are excluded from the …

007: Lauren Sergio

December 2nd, 2019


Prof. Lauren Sergio is a neuroscientist who holds a York Research Chair in Kinesiology. Her research on brain injuries and concussions is changing …

006: Victoria Metcalf

November 18th, 2019


Dr. Victoria Metcalf is a geneticist and marine biologist who has worked extensively in the Antarctic. She currently serves as the National …

005: Dawn Bazely

November 4th, 2019


University Professor Dawn Bazely, of York University, is a biologist and ecologist whose work on plants in the Arctic has shaped political discourse …

004: Kevin Milligan

October 21st, 2019


Prof. Kevin Milligan is an economist at the University of British Columbia. His research covers topics related to everyday life, such as universal …

003: Michelle Larue

October 7th, 2019


Dr. Michelle Larue is a Lecturer at the University of Canterbury, in Christchurch. She is a research ecologist who works with high-resolution …

002: Heidi Matthews

September 23rd, 2019


Dr. Heidi Matthews is an Assistant Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, at York University. She is a passionate teacher and an outspoken social …

001: Celia Haig-Brown

September 9th, 2019


Prof. Celia Haig-Brown is an ethnographer and filmmaker who studies Indigenous education. She works with First Nations communities to understand the …

Welcome to Podcast or Perish!

August 19th, 2019


Welcome to Podcast or Perish!

Hosted by Cameron Graham, Professor of Accounting at York University, and produced by Bertland Imai of York's Learning …

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