The Black Lives Matter and Rhodes Must Fall movements have brought renewed attention to the ongoing legacies of slavery, racism and colonialism in all aspects of society - including higher education.
In this podcast, Dr Alexander Scott, Lecturer in Modern History, explores these contemporary issues and discusses the connections of cities, universities and prominent individuals to transatlantic slavery and abolitionism.
Dyddiad Cyhoeddi: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 10:30:43 +0000
As we stand on a crossroads after a long period of lockdown, Mererid Hopwood, Professor of Languages and Welsh Curriculum at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, contemplates the challenge of choosing the path that leads to the place where we can give a fairer society its foundations. The place where we share this planet’s water and its fruits between us: co-sharing and co-operating; where there is an understanding between us, where we share an understanding, where there is a peace, a tangnefedd between us: where we share peace; the shared world, shared between us … all.Lawrlwythwch
Dyddiad cyhoeddi: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 15:34:53 +0000
A ninnau’n sefyll ar groesffordd wedi cyfnod hir o ymynysu, mae Mererid Hopwood, Athro Ieithoedd a’r Cwricwlwm Cymreig ym Mhrifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant, yn ystyried yr her o ddewis y llwybr sy’n arwain at roi seiliau i gymdeithas decach. Y man lle’r ry’n ni’n rhannu dŵr a ffrwythau’r ddaear rhyngom: cydrannu a chyfrannu; y man lle mae dealltwriaeth rhyngom: cyd-ddealltwriaeth; y man lle mae tangnefedd rhyngom: y cyd-fyd - y byd i bawb.Lawrlwythwch
Dyddiad cyhoeddi: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 15:29:32 +0000
With the majority of the population in Wales still at home, many are using this time to improve their health and fitness.
Here, Dr Peter Herbert, a Physiologist at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David and a leading authority on fitness in the older generation discusses why it’s the middle aged or elderly that will benefit the most from leading a more active lifestyle.
Dyddiad cyhoeddi: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 09:30:23 +0000
27 May is the UN’s Psychology Day – a world-wide celebration of psychology that provides an opportunity for psychologist to explain the role of psychology in addressing concerns of global importance. To mark the day Dr Paul Hutchings discusses migration and the psychological impacts on refugees arriving in the UK.
Dyddiad cyhoeddi: Tue, 26 May 2020 17:34:32 +0000
We’re living in unprecedented times. It has been said often during the past few months as we struggle to comprehend what the ‘new normal’ will look like. But how can we re-emerge from this global crisis?
Here, Ali Franks, the lead lecturer for the BA Applied Drama argues that, in the wake of Coronavirus, society will need socially engaged artists and the transformational power of the arts to rebuild and reconnect the lives of individuals and communities . . .
Dyddiad cyhoeddi: Fri, 22 May 2020 09:00:05 +0000
With the discussion about pupils’ return to school ever-present in the media, we hear from Gareth Evans, Director of Education Policy at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s Yr Athrofa: Institute of Education and Humanities as he looks at the challenges that lie ahead for schools, their teachers and the new curriculum in Wales.
Dyddiad cyhoeddi: Thu, 21 May 2020 08:49:26 +0000
Given the present circumstances it is perhaps inevitable that historians, and in particular those who spend their career studying the Great War, would look for similarities between the Covid-19 virus and the influenza epidemic that caused such havoc across the world between 1918-1920.
Listen to Dr Lester Mason, a lecturer in History at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David as he considers the impact of the Spanish Flu epidemic and whether we can learn anything from its devastating effect.
Dyddiad cyhoeddi: Wed, 13 May 2020 12:14:55 +0000
With the coronavirus pandemic currently sweeping the globe, societies in all corners of the earth are wondering when they’ll be able to return to their pre-lockdown lives.
Listen to Dr Luci Attala, a senior lecturer in Anthropology at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David as she considers the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on society and how it’s likely to change the way we live our lives forever.
Dyddiad cyhoeddi: Wed, 06 May 2020 11:37:21 +0000