By Neil Johnstone
The Boxing Thoughts Podcast delves into the world of boxing, speaking to trainers, boxers, promoters and journalists, discussing all aspects of the sweet science. If you like hard hitting stories and knockout interviews, climb through the ropes and subscribe to our monthly podcast!
In this episode we speak with Bruce Silverglade, president of the legendary Gleason’s Gym in New York.
By Conor Grogan
In the first of a 5-episode series I will be joined by my Co-host James to discuss mental health and the pandemic that is young adult suicide. The series will take a look at the prevalence of mental health disorders among young adults in the UK and analyse and discuss the disparity between suicide in males and female. We also look at the effect the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has had on people and their mental health.
By Megan Williams
Not Just Another News Story focuses on political issues in Scotland from a humanitarian perspective.
In this episode we talk to representatives from Fresh Start and Rowan Alba Limited; two Edinburgh based charities working to end homelessness in Edinburgh.
By Rosario Uribe
In our globalised world, a lot of young people choose to move to another country. On ‘Young & Abroad’ you will listen to honest first-hand experiences from people around the world.
In our first episode “Mental Health”, two guests that are currently living in Japan and Germany will discuss cultural differences, socializing during a pandemic and self-care.
By Gianni Salazar
If you have ever wondered what being a fantastic, up-to-date parent is about, then look no further. Journalist Gianni Mastrangioli dives into the latest child development research to help you improve your parenting skills and prepare your kids for independence.
Episode 1: Traditional toys vs. Technology
A Wall Street Journal’s article suggests parents are now in favour of traditional toys when it comes to their children spending lockdown time at home. But what about online gaming? Is technology worsening children’s social behaviour? Gianni speaks to Barbie’s fashion designer Carol Spencer, and to psychologist Romina Ciccarelli, about choosing the best toys & resources.
By George O’Neill
In this podcast I focus on the ways in which the coronavirus has affected different industries. Here, I focus on all things hospitality – one of the sectors most affected by the virus. I speak to a Landlord about his personal experiences, and to an academic to try to make sense of what has happened, and what may yet happen.
By Jorja McAndrew
Racial Reality is a podcast which explores the reality of racism in the UK by speaking to members of the Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority community to learn about their experience growing up in the Uk, their education, and micro aggressions they face every day. In this season, I will be speaking to members of the Black Community from Scotland, England, Northern Ireland, Wales and British Islands.
By Ornella Joaquim
“You tell me” is a podcast that focuses on human interactions. In an era where online communication became indispensable, we are here to talk about the pros and cons of it all.
This episode is dedicated to the most popular online dating app “Tinder” created by Sean Rad in September 2012. An app which makes a person’s features primary with a method of swiping left and right with a match as a goal.
Are online dating apps changing the way interact now? What have dating apps done to our connections? We are sitting down with Amy and Danielle, users of Tinder to get their feedback on their different experiences with the app.
By Chris Henson
Find Art is an informal yet informative podcast that explores the unsung heroes of Edinburgh’s arts scenes. With no Festival this year, and no opportunity for the masses to clutter the streets in search of the next big, bland, BBC One stand-up comedian, each week is an opportunity to celebrate the city’s year-round performers, get them exposure and plug their art.
Join Chris Henson this week as he explores all things poetry with Kevin McLean and Bex Sherwood of the popular and lively I Am Loud production team.
By Sarah Grilli
“Virtual Jobs” is the podcast for those who want to open their own online business. In this first episode together with my co-host we talk about what an e-commerce website is and how it works.
By Natasha Eaton
In the first episode of The Student Series we will be sitting down to talk to industry professional, Alan Creevy, and our dear friend Chloe Campbell, to discuss all things graduate recruitment and how you can enhance your employability after graduating from University. It’s a tricky time for university graduates due to the current pandemic, so we hope we can provide some support to those of you who are currently seeking employment.
By Dylan Cummings (has Cerebral Palsy, is a full-time wheelchair user and wheelchair basketball player/commentator/journalist.)
Episode 1: An Introduction to Disability Sport
Dylan sits down with Robyn Love (Wheelchair Basketball) and Martin Perry (Para-Table Tennis) who are the only Scottish representatives on their respective GB pathways. They discuss topics such as; what their disability is, their access to general sport growing up, the challenges they faced in school with a disability, how they got into disability sport and giving advice to people to start playing disability sport.
By Elaine Catton
Inside Strathearn is a series of podcasts for the people of Strathearn. Whatever your connection to “The Strath” – local, settler, visitor or distant admirer – there’s no denying the eternal pull of this wonderful corner of Perthshire. Listen in for stories about the people, organisations, events and places that make Strathearn such a strong and vibrant community.
Inside Strathearn is written, produced and hosted by Comrie resident and journalist, Elaine Catton. Watch out for a new episode every fortnight and occasional specials when something irresistible comes along.
Get in touch if there are Strathearn stories you’d like to share.
By Kate Brown
Hello and welcome to another episode of Torie versus Commie; the podcast where we look at your favourite newspapers – or least favourite as the case may be – and highlight their biases.
We all know that newspapers are biased, but how? Where are their biases most obvious? We’re going to use this podcast to answer those questions so that you’re better informed when it comes to choosing your daily paper.
In today’s episode we’re looking at The Telegraph – one of the UK’s leading right-wing papers – and I’m joined by Mark Fisher, a freelance arts critic currently working for The Guardian.
As somebody who frequently sees a very different kind of bias, Mark was able to provide some interesting insights on a variety of topics – from unconscious bias, to the value of debate in media.
By Marcio Diogo da Silva Augusto
Social Proximity is a podcast about artists whose art largely depends on performing in front of an audience and what they have done to create some social proximity in times of physical distancing.
By Stephanie Allison
Topline Talks: Glasgow. 10-minute chats bringing you all you need to know on matters affecting your city.
By Dana Hall
Did you know that cotton is responsible for roughly 16% of all pesticide and insecticide use? We sit down with Cat Anderson, owner of ethical clothing store Treen, and talk about everything from studying fashion to what constitutes an ethical brand.
This episode is dedicated to the monumental TV series Game of Thrones adapted from A Song of Ice and Fire written by George R.R. Martin. In a fictional medieval setting, Game of Thrones borrowed some historical events to British History that we will aim to connect.
But one thing…BEWARE OF SPOILERS!
By Isa Reneman
In this episode of Dragons and Discussions, I talk about the ways in which the Dragon Age video game series uses characters as a tool for worldbuilding. I am joined by special guests Kate and Laura, two fellow long-time fans of the series. We also discuss the impact of characterisation on gameplay, and the effect that well-written characters have on our enjoyment of the series.
By Abbie McAdam
‘As Greta Thunberg’s recent appearance at a UN convention on the environmental crisis went viral, she got children around the world talking about climate change. Here’s what some Scottish primary school children had to say about it…’