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Scrambled Eggs Podcast

Scrambled Eggs

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Scrambled Eggs Podcast

Scrambled Eggs Podcast

Scrambled Eggs

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Whether you're investigating academic subjects before choosing a university course, looking to broaden your intellectual horizons, or simply want something interesting to talk about at dinner parties, Scrambled Eggs is the podcast for you. We interview academics from top universities to give our listeners an insight into a particular subject. Covering a wide range of subjects, we guarantee you'll leave having learnt something new, and hopefully with a desire to learn more. And at only 10-15 minutes bite sized episodes, you can build on your knowledge in the time it takes to eat breakfast.Contact us at scrambledeggs.podcast@gmail.com for more information about any of the content of our podcasts and about pursuing any of the subjects discussed further.AMAZING DEAL:Follow this link to The Economist magazine and sign up for 12 issues for £12 (they're usually £5 each). The Economist is a great way to supplement learning, hobbies or interests with hard-hitting analysis of events, breakthroughs and trends throughout the world.www.economist.com/michaelLike us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/SE_Podcasthttps://www.facebook.com/Scrambledeggspodcast/Intro/outro music by bensound.com.

Latest Episodes

Ashleigh Griffin on Biology, Zoology and Evolutionary Biology

Join us as we talk to Professor Ashleigh Griffin of the University of Oxford about the fast-moving field of Biology. We explore the intrigue that makes us all, in some sense, biologists; the different aspects of biology and biological methodology; and the fascinating work of Professor Griffin herself on the evolution of cooperation. If you have any questions about anything we have covered or any of our podcasts please email us at scrambledeggs.podcast@gmail.com, or leave us a comment! Music credit: bensound.com .

10 MIN2016 NOV 16
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Ashleigh Griffin on Biology, Zoology and Evolutionary Biology

David Clifton On Engineering And Big Data Learning

Join us as we talk to Professor David Clifton of Oxford University. David talks us through the very real role that engineers have in helping society understand and improve today's world both in developed and developing nations. With examples from healthcare in Oxfordshire to water pumps in Kenya, listen to discussion on engineering, computer science and statistics as they brought alive through their tangible, real world impacts. If you have any questions about big data, studying engineering further, or any of our podcasts please email us at scrambledeggs.podcast@gmail.com, or leave us a comment! Music credit: bensound.com .

12 MIN2016 AUG 22
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David Clifton On Engineering And Big Data Learning

Fred Wilmot-Smith On Law And Legal Aid

We speak to Fred Wilmot-Smith, Professor of Law at the University of Oxford. Fred offers insight on the concept of law and its relevance and importance in our society. We discuss what makes good law, how law changes with society and whether the perfect law is attainable. We also cover aspects of our legal system such as equality before the law through legal aid and whether it is achievable in practice, or even whether we want to achieve it. With riveting insight and clarity of expression, this is one not to miss! If you have any questions about the legal aid, studying law further, or any of our podcasts please email us at scrambledeggs.podcast@gmail.com, or leave us a comment! Music credit: bensound.com .

17 MIN2016 JUL 15
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Fred Wilmot-Smith On Law And Legal Aid

Scot Peterson on Brexit and the EU

Tutor of politics at the University of Oxford Scot Peterson talks us through what "the Brexit" means for the UK. This special episode gives an academic perspective on the change in the political landscape. The ensuing discussion is essential listening for anyone even remotely interested in UK politics, or who wants to know "where we go from here". If you have any questions about the Brexit, studying politics further, or any of our podcasts please email us at scrambledeggs.podcast@gmail.com, or leave us a comment! Music credit: bensound.com .

13 MIN2016 JUN 29
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Scot Peterson on Brexit and the EU

Marina Warner on English Literature and the Power of Storytelling

We talk to Dame Marina Warner of Birkbeck, University of London. A celebrated author and researched, she gives a rundown of why literature is so important in all of our lives. Discussion ranges from Joan of Arc, to Lord of the Rings, to fairytales to draw out the role literature has in relation to many aspects of our lives. If you have any questions about this podcast or want to know more about studying English or Marina's own research, please get in touch with us at scrambledeggs.podcast@gmail.com.

12 MIN2016 JUN 26
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Marina Warner on English Literature and the Power of Storytelling

James Binney on Physics and Dark Matter

We talk to Professor James Binney of Oxford University, author of "Astrophysics: A Very Short Introduction". He explains why physics isn't what you think it is, and why material reality isn't either. Dark matter is also explained in terms that are easy to understand. If you have any questions about physics, astrophysics, or pursuing further study, please contact us at scrambledeggs.podcast@gmail.com. Music from bensound.com .

14 MIN2016 JUN 16
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James Binney on Physics and Dark Matter

Jonathan Reynolds on Management and Marketing

We talk to Jonathan Reynolds, Deputy Dean of the Said Business School Oxford, about the study of management and marketing. He emphasises the many subjects that combine to form the study of business management, and particularly the quantitative turn of marketing and advertising. We also discuss the development of the theory of the long tail in marketing. To find out more about management, marketing, or pursuing the subject of these studies further please email us at scrambledeggs.podcast@gmail.com . Music from bensound.com .

11 MIN2016 JUN 15
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Jonathan Reynolds on Management and Marketing

Eugene Rogan on History and the Middle East

We talk to Oxford professor of History Eugene Rogan. He outlines how history can enrich our experience of the world and why, in order to understand our own historical experience, we need to understand the histories of other countries. He argues that the history of the Middle East is important to making sense of conflicts there and predicting how they will change. To find out more about history, Eugene's work, and how to pursue study in this area, please contact us at scrambledeggs.podcast@gmail.com . Music from bensound.com .

9 MIN2016 JUN 15
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Eugene Rogan on History and the Middle East

David Vines on Economics and Rebuilding Trust in the Financial System

We talk to David Vines a professor of economics at the University of Oxford. He explains what economics is, the difference between microeconomics and macroeconomics, and why we need it at all. We then discuss rebuilding trust in the financial system after the 2008 crisis, the subject of his book "Capital Failure". He argues that fixing our financial system involves remodelling the practice of finance on professionalism. For more information about economics, David Vines' work, and how to take your study of the subject further, please email scambledeggs.podcast@gmail.com . Music by bensound.com .

12 MIN2016 JUN 15
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David Vines on Economics and Rebuilding Trust in the Financial System
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Latest Episodes

Ashleigh Griffin on Biology, Zoology and Evolutionary Biology

Join us as we talk to Professor Ashleigh Griffin of the University of Oxford about the fast-moving field of Biology. We explore the intrigue that makes us all, in some sense, biologists; the different aspects of biology and biological methodology; and the fascinating work of Professor Griffin herself on the evolution of cooperation. If you have any questions about anything we have covered or any of our podcasts please email us at scrambledeggs.podcast@gmail.com, or leave us a comment! Music credit: bensound.com .

10 MIN2016 NOV 16
Comments
Ashleigh Griffin on Biology, Zoology and Evolutionary Biology

David Clifton On Engineering And Big Data Learning

Join us as we talk to Professor David Clifton of Oxford University. David talks us through the very real role that engineers have in helping society understand and improve today's world both in developed and developing nations. With examples from healthcare in Oxfordshire to water pumps in Kenya, listen to discussion on engineering, computer science and statistics as they brought alive through their tangible, real world impacts. If you have any questions about big data, studying engineering further, or any of our podcasts please email us at scrambledeggs.podcast@gmail.com, or leave us a comment! Music credit: bensound.com .

12 MIN2016 AUG 22
Comments
David Clifton On Engineering And Big Data Learning

Fred Wilmot-Smith On Law And Legal Aid

We speak to Fred Wilmot-Smith, Professor of Law at the University of Oxford. Fred offers insight on the concept of law and its relevance and importance in our society. We discuss what makes good law, how law changes with society and whether the perfect law is attainable. We also cover aspects of our legal system such as equality before the law through legal aid and whether it is achievable in practice, or even whether we want to achieve it. With riveting insight and clarity of expression, this is one not to miss! If you have any questions about the legal aid, studying law further, or any of our podcasts please email us at scrambledeggs.podcast@gmail.com, or leave us a comment! Music credit: bensound.com .

17 MIN2016 JUL 15
Comments
Fred Wilmot-Smith On Law And Legal Aid

Scot Peterson on Brexit and the EU

Tutor of politics at the University of Oxford Scot Peterson talks us through what "the Brexit" means for the UK. This special episode gives an academic perspective on the change in the political landscape. The ensuing discussion is essential listening for anyone even remotely interested in UK politics, or who wants to know "where we go from here". If you have any questions about the Brexit, studying politics further, or any of our podcasts please email us at scrambledeggs.podcast@gmail.com, or leave us a comment! Music credit: bensound.com .

13 MIN2016 JUN 29
Comments
Scot Peterson on Brexit and the EU

Marina Warner on English Literature and the Power of Storytelling

We talk to Dame Marina Warner of Birkbeck, University of London. A celebrated author and researched, she gives a rundown of why literature is so important in all of our lives. Discussion ranges from Joan of Arc, to Lord of the Rings, to fairytales to draw out the role literature has in relation to many aspects of our lives. If you have any questions about this podcast or want to know more about studying English or Marina's own research, please get in touch with us at scrambledeggs.podcast@gmail.com.

12 MIN2016 JUN 26
Comments
Marina Warner on English Literature and the Power of Storytelling

James Binney on Physics and Dark Matter

We talk to Professor James Binney of Oxford University, author of "Astrophysics: A Very Short Introduction". He explains why physics isn't what you think it is, and why material reality isn't either. Dark matter is also explained in terms that are easy to understand. If you have any questions about physics, astrophysics, or pursuing further study, please contact us at scrambledeggs.podcast@gmail.com. Music from bensound.com .

14 MIN2016 JUN 16
Comments
James Binney on Physics and Dark Matter

Jonathan Reynolds on Management and Marketing

We talk to Jonathan Reynolds, Deputy Dean of the Said Business School Oxford, about the study of management and marketing. He emphasises the many subjects that combine to form the study of business management, and particularly the quantitative turn of marketing and advertising. We also discuss the development of the theory of the long tail in marketing. To find out more about management, marketing, or pursuing the subject of these studies further please email us at scrambledeggs.podcast@gmail.com . Music from bensound.com .

11 MIN2016 JUN 15
Comments
Jonathan Reynolds on Management and Marketing

Eugene Rogan on History and the Middle East

We talk to Oxford professor of History Eugene Rogan. He outlines how history can enrich our experience of the world and why, in order to understand our own historical experience, we need to understand the histories of other countries. He argues that the history of the Middle East is important to making sense of conflicts there and predicting how they will change. To find out more about history, Eugene's work, and how to pursue study in this area, please contact us at scrambledeggs.podcast@gmail.com . Music from bensound.com .

9 MIN2016 JUN 15
Comments
Eugene Rogan on History and the Middle East

David Vines on Economics and Rebuilding Trust in the Financial System

We talk to David Vines a professor of economics at the University of Oxford. He explains what economics is, the difference between microeconomics and macroeconomics, and why we need it at all. We then discuss rebuilding trust in the financial system after the 2008 crisis, the subject of his book "Capital Failure". He argues that fixing our financial system involves remodelling the practice of finance on professionalism. For more information about economics, David Vines' work, and how to take your study of the subject further, please email scambledeggs.podcast@gmail.com . Music by bensound.com .

12 MIN2016 JUN 15
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David Vines on Economics and Rebuilding Trust in the Financial System
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