The Scholars’ Circle is our radio show that is broadcast weekly in ten US cities and available via podcast on our website. It brings together scholars’ from across various disciplines to discuss current issues in their chosen fields and various research that is taking place.
You can access our archive of Scholars’ Circle episodes going back to 2012 here.
November 14 – How do animals use magnetic fields to navigate?
November 5 – What is at stake in the US midterm elections?
October 24 – How do we know the earth is warming?
September 23 – What does it mean to be responsible?
September 23 – Can international finance help protect human rights?
September 12 – Remembering Chile’s 9/11: What happened, and how do we know?
September 11 – How can we make sense of the Trump Administration?
September 10 – Can immigration lead to greater democracy?
September 7 – Toxic waters: How bad is pollution in our oceans?
September 5 – 100% global renewable energy: Is it possible?
August 29 – How does climate change affect conception?
August 27 – Does democracy have a dark side?
August 23 – What are the hidden costs of civilisation?
August 23 – Humans: The most damaging predator on Earth?
July 12 – How do we solve incivility in society?
June 14 – Can we avoid the looming climate wars?
May 2 – What is the infinite game?
April 23 – What are the root causes of genocide?
April 19 – How did Stephen Hawking change physics?
April 11 – Are we living in an age of excess?
April 5 – How do we solve the global water crisis?
April 5 – Who really was Martin Luther King Jr?
March 19 – Is Google dangerous?
March 15 – What’s the cost of dissing science?
February 27 – Does the West’s oil consumption fuel dictatorships?
February 22 – Does the sharing economy damage society?
February 21 – Has Black History Month had its intended impact?
February 20 – What do changes in the environment mean for humanity?
February 12 – What are the differences between race and ethnicity?
February 12 – How has Hollywood influenced American politics?
February 7 – What needs to be done about Guantanamo Bay?
February 5 – How can we help alleviate the water crisis?
February 5 – What are the realities facing our water?
February 1 – What are the effects of war on society?
February 1 – What does it mean to have political power?
January 30 – What is the science behind sleep?
January 30 – What next for American politics?
January 23 – Is the United States facing an existential crisis?
January 23 – Can we save the planet from a sixth mass extinction?
January 18 – Will the events of 2018 change the US forever?
January 17 – What goes on inside intelligence agencies?
January 12 – What needs to be done to solve the fake news crisis?
January 10 – What have we learned from past genocides?
December 18 – Are Google and Facebook harming the arts and democracy?
December 6 – How do you design peace in a post-conflict world?
November 22 – Why is it so hard to prosecute money laundering?
November 10 – What is terrorism?
November 1 – What are the politics of Muslim Americans?
October 19 – Are antibiotics to blame for some modern diseases?
October 17 – What is the dictators’ handbook?
October 11 – What is greenwashing culture?
October 9 – What’s really going on with North Korea?
September 21 – What is neuroscience and how far can it take us?
September 14 – What are the social implications of storms and disasters?
August 30 – How do animals communicate?
August 22 – Does Donald Trump use Nazi-style rhetoric?
August 22 – What is the Political Ethos of Anonymous?
August 21 – What drove the Charlottesville protests?
August 15 – Is big money influencing science?
August 14 – How is art used to counter oppression?
August 13 – Are we living in a post-truth era?
August 10 – Can the bee colony collapse be stopped?
August 8 – What is media freedom?
June 26 – Are there blood minerals in your phone?
June 22 – What are the politics of humour?
June 7 – Why are melting glaciers a problem?