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Pro Vice Chancellor Brigid Heywood discusses the foundations on which The Open University research is based with a focus on an interdisciplinary approach and the importance of collaboration with other higher education colleagues in the UK and internationally. Brigid also looks at the School of Excellence's collaboration with NASA and The Open University's global connections.
 
A podcast about Open Science, Open Access, Open Education, Open Data, Open Software ... pretty much «open anything». Produced by the University Library at UIT The Arctic University of Norway. Founder and host of episodes 1-31: Erik Lieungh. Host from episode 32 onwards: Per Pippin Aspaas.
 
Dr. Stephen R.C. Hicks is a Canadian-American philosopher who teaches at Rockford University, Illinois. He has had visiting positions at Oxford University (England), Kasimir the Great University (Poland), and has lectured at universities across North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. He specializes in modern European philosophy and politics, and has written extensively on Kant, Marx, including his two books, Explaining Postmodernism: Skepticism and Socialism from Rousseau to Foucault ...
 
Join lecturer in public policy, Dr Chris Neff from the University of Sydney as he turns his sceptical eye and curious mind to the world of research. Each episode an academic will join Chris in his office to explore the latest research on topics that affect us all. From housing prices to diet guidelines and everything in between, Chris will question what the evidence says, debunking myths and assumptions along the way. Open for discussion is a podcast series produced by the University of Sydn ...
 
Do you take your access to water for granted? The Peruvian and Tanzanian communities featured in this album certainly don’t. This album examines how development agencies can empower communities to help themselves by introducing simple technologies, and facilitate the sharing of ideas through education. In the Andean mountains, scarce supplies of water and agricultural challenges give rise to conflict; but the changes engineered by development agencies can start to show a way out of poverty. ...
 
'Video, Education, and Open Content: Best Practices' was a two-day symposium intended to increase the understanding of educators, technologists, video producers, and other stakeholders in how video and open education can work together for the public good. This symposium builds upon the work that the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning and Intelligent Television have been conducting in the area of educational video, open productions, and commercial-noncommercial collaborations ...
 
Everything we wear, every product we use, every building we see is a design defined by a certain shape. The Design with Vision project illustrates how eye tracking technology can be combined with shape generation software to create a radically new type of computer aided design. As you sketch ideas for product shape the system detects what you are looking at and offers you a range of on-screen alternative shapes. This is computing that works with your own creativity rather than replacing it – ...
 
Education is at the heart of making the world a better place. Education has always needed technology, but the technology landscape is getting more and more complex. Imagine if you had to license pencils or paper to use in schools, or be forced to use specific paper from one company so that they could see everything you wrote. Education technology is too important to rely on profit-driven market dynamics. This podcast shines a light on key people and projects working around the growing field ...
 
Consequential is a podcast that looks at the human side of technological change and develops meaningful plans of action for policymakers, technologists and everyday people to build the kind of future that reduces inequality, improves quality of life and considers humanity. Over the course of the first season, we will unpack important topics like industry disruption, algorithmic bias, human-AI collaboration, re-skilling and the future of work, as well as discuss policy interventions for using ...
 
Mortgage Banker University with Brett McDonell is dedicated to providing mortgage bankers, brokers, loans officers and sales managers with the very best mortgage marketing and sales strategies in the industry. Brett shares his innovative ideas and strategies to help you take your mortgage business to the next level. Brett also interviews other top producing mortgage professionals, realtors and sales experts to help you cut your learning curve, make more money and dominate your market. For ot ...
 
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Can science be truly open if it doesn't allow for all perspectives? In this episode we talk diversity and inclusion with associate professor at the UMC Utrecht Gönül Dilaver. Also, we touch base on the newsynews and talk education with Gönül. Shownotes: - Interview Paul Boselie on not using the Journal Impact Factor: https://www.nature.com/articles…
 
This interview was recorded in July 2020 for DocEnhance (docenhance.eu), an EU-funded project that aims to broaden the expertise of PhDs by developing courses in transferable skills. One such transferable skill is how to manage your research data in a transparent manner and as much as possible in accordance with the FAIR principles (Findable, Acces…
 
Even though we humans have lots of knowledge, we do not necessarily have a good and full theory of knowledge. Yet we should not let the lack of a good theory, deny the existence of what the theory should be explaining.Humans have cognitive faculties with limitations. One can form snap judgments, but one can also recognize and pursue the objective p…
 
Guest host VP Community and Wellness Natalia Iwanek interviews students Mel Mirosol and Vevangapi Katjamana about the 2SLGBTQIA+ community at Athabasca University and the importance of providing a safe space to learn to every student in our virtual campus. Starring: AU students Mel Mirosol and Vevangapi Katjamana, along with AUSU VP Community and W…
 
AUSU chats with our new Vice President External Karen Fletcher and Vice President Community and Wellness Natalia Iwanek on the perspectives of Ontario students at Athabasca University, the need for expanding efforts on equity, diversity, and inclusion - and a look at the best hidden gems in Ontario for vacation, food, and studying. Starring: AUSU V…
 
Michael Rectenwald and Stephen Hicks on postmodernism, postmodern politics, the contemporary Left, and the state of education, culture, society, the media, and politics. For the video of this conversation please visit Michael Rectenwald’s YouTube Channel.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2V9HKAlUm8 Website: http://www.opencollegepodcast.com http://w…
 
"Code often isn't your project, the research question is your project." Research software is a major component of modern science, but not everyone is a specialist in this regard. Barbara Vreede and Lieke de Boer from the Netherlands eScience center talk about the increasing importance of version control and the role of the research software enginee…
 
AUSU chats with Tim Hanson, AUSU's Social Media Coordinator about his experiences as an Athabasca University student, what it is like running all of AUSU's social media accounts, and his love of Star Trek. Starring: AUSU Executive Director Jodi Campbell, Governance and Advocacy Coordinator Duncan Wojtaszek and Social Media Coordinator Tim Hanson…
 
In episode 36 of the OFID podcast, OFID Editor in Chief Paul Sax, MD, interviews Emily Oster, PhD, professor of economics at Brown University and author of several books assessing risk during pregnancy and raising kids, to discuss communicating risk to readers and precautions parents should take in the time of COVID-19.…
 
How do you replicate history? No, this is not a rhetorical question but an actual ongoing open science project by historians from Utrecht University. Together with a group of students Pim Huijnen and Pieter Huistra are shaping an entirely novel approach to historical research.Also, your shownotes:Innovation is overvalued, hail the maintainers!: htt…
 
AUSU Executive Director Jodi Campbell and Governance and Advocacy Coordinator Duncan Wojtaszek take over the podcast and talk about serving students in a virtual office environment setting up the AUSU office in a virtual environment while still serving students - and how to make the most of working, studying, and living at home. Starring: AUSU Gove…
 
Yet another installment of the Road to Open Science podcast where we tackle the question of how to find a needle in an ever growing haystack: Automated Systematic Reviews (ASReviews). With Rens van de Schoot we discuss what drives him and his team to run this project, and why they opted for the 'open' approach.SHOWNOTESSanli introduces himself as a…
 
We pick the brains of AUSU executives to find out how they balance life and their studies and the specific tips they have for all AU students that help them complete their courses and programs successfully. We also learn a bit about their very first jobs before they went to AU. Intro music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Starring AUSU President…
 
In episode 35 of the OFID podcast, OFID Editor in Chief Paul Sax, MD, is joined by Zeynep Tufekci, PhD, sociologist and associate professor at the University of North Carolina, to discuss the logic behind her prescient COVID-19 pandemic conclusions, and her use of op-eds in prominent news outlets to amplify her findings.…
 
AUSU sits down with Almigdad Eldoma, the VP Finance and Administration and chats about what led him to Athabasca University, his time in the Canadian Armed Forces, and what he hopes to bring to the team at AUSU. From championing Black History Month and our equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives to what it is like going from a traditional bric…
 
We say we want children to grow to be self-reliant, creative problem-solving adults. But in schooling kids, do we follow through on that? Do schools teach independence of mind and action or do students learn compliance? Do students learn that life is about solving new problems or are they instructed that authorities have the answers? Do students le…
 
In this episode, Sicco and Sanli review some open-science-related projects and events. They talk to dr. Marieke Adriaanse and prof. Paul Boselie, co-chairs of the “Recognition and Rewards” workgroup at Utrecht University, about their vision document. This document, recently approved by the University board, will set the basis for transformation of …
 
Distance Students from across the Atlantic AUSU Executive Director Jodi Campbell sits down with his counterpart at the Open University Students Association, Rob Avann, to talk about the experiences of distance students from across the globe, and how AU students are not the only ones learning in our unique environment. Starring: Open University Stud…
 
Natural language processing is the branch of artificial intelligence that allows computers to recognize, analyze and replicate human language. But when it’s hard enough for humans to say what they mean most of the time, it’s even harder for computers to get it right. Even when they do, we might not like what we hear. In this week’s episode looks at…
 
In this episode, cohosts Sicco and Sanli share their personal takes on the essence of open science and how it benefits the academic community and the society at large taking examples from the hot debates around handling of the Covid19 pandemic by national health agencies. They review the recent announcements and news. They talk to Melanie Imming ab…
 
Join President Susan Schultz Huxman to launch spring semester with the theme Finding Healing & Hope in Crisis and a convocation address titled, The Call of the Magi: Find a New Path. Provost Fred Kniss offers a welcome and reflections on the setting of the day, including the presidential inauguration, featuring the Washington Community Scholars Cen…
 
In episode 34 of the OFID podcast, OFID Editor in Chief Paul Sax, MD, speaks with David Meltzer, MD, PhD, professor and chief of hospital medicine at the University of Chicago, about his research linking low vitamin D levels with COVID-19 susceptibility, the limitations of currently available data, and if vitamin D supplementation is wise.…
 
AUSU chats with the new Vice President External and Student Affairs Natalia Iwanek about several new initiatives from AUSU, including the AUSU 2SLGBTQIA+ Coalition Discord Server, the new virtual food assistance program, and joining the Council of Alberta University Students (CAUS). We also talk to her about her path to AU and the many, many differ…
 
Open source software is the infrastructure of the Internet, but it is less diverse than the tech industry overall. In this deep-dive on gender in open source, we speak to CMU’s Laura Dabbish and Anita Williams Woolley about what’s keeping women from participating in open source software development and how increased participation benefits society a…
 
The impact from the development of automation and artificial intelligence technologies will be significant and perhaps more significant than any previous technological revolutions. What are the business and economic impacts of these evolving technologies? What will be their impact on our work lives? Will they free humanity, enslave us all or perhap…
 
From helping to identify tumors to guiding trading decisions on Wall Street, artificial intelligence has begun to inform important decision-making, but always with the input of a human. However, not all humans respond the same way to algorithmic advice. This episode of Consequential looks at human-in-the-loop AI, with guests Sumeet Chabria, David D…
 
The Enron emails helped give us spam filters, and many natural language processing and fact-checking algorithms rely on data from Wikipedia. While these data resources are plentiful and easily accessible, they are also highly biased. This week, we speak to guests Amanda Levendowski and Katie Willingham about how low-friction data sources contribute…
 
Prepare for a fun time as we playfully recognize students who have remained ENGAGED and provided LEADERSHIP in the midst of this most unique semester! Our hosts are Tyler Goss and Emily Powell, along with other faculty and staff, unveiling and honoring undergraduate and graduate students as well as student organizations/clubs/groups that have been …
 
AUSU discusses the future of Athabasca University with AU President Dr. Neil Fassina and AUSU President Stacey Hutchings. We talk about AU one day having a million students, inspiring student stories, how tuition increases are impacting AU and AU students, what happened to the phone lines, COVID-19 impacts at AU, and Dr. Fassina's future at Okanaga…
 
On this episode, we are joined by professor of political science and dean of the University Honors College at Middle Tennessee State University John Vile. John earned his BA from the College of William and Mary and his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia, both in government. He taught at McNeese State University where he headed the Department of …
 
This episode's guest is associate professor in the school of journalism and strategic media, Dr. Ken Blake. Ken is a native of Huntington, W.Va., and he holds bachelor's and master's degrees in journalism from Marshall University and a doctorate in mass communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Ken joined the faculty of MT…
 
Peer review is the backbone of research, upholding the standards of accuracy, relevance and originality. However, as innovation in the fields of AI and machine learning has reached new heights of productivity, it has become more difficult to perform peer review in a fast and fair manner. Our hosts are joined by Nihar Shah to unpack the question of …
 
Let me tell you a little bed time story. A story that involves humans and gods and present a human philosophical question dating back a few thousand of years ago. The story or Arachne and Athena.Sponsored By CleanMyMac: http://www.possiblycorrect.com/cleanmymacstephenhicks NordVPN: http://www.possiblycorrect.com/opencollegenordvpnWebsite: http://ww…
 
In episode 33 of the OFID podcast, OFID Editor in Chief Paul Sax, MD, speaks with Vinay Prasad, MD, MPH, author and associate professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, about being an evidence-based medicine proponent, the handling of COVID-19 in the U.S., and voicing his thoughts on social media.…
 
Our guest in this episode is Professor of Music History at Middle Tennessee State University and Director of the university’s Center for Popular Music, one of the premier American music research archives, Dr. Greg Reish. Greg holds a MA and Ph.D. from the University of Georgia in musicology and a BA in studio music and jazz from the University of M…
 
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