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May 16, 2023

In this month’s episode, we focus on sport and health: how to get ready to run a race and why heading footballs could be dangerous. 

First, we dig into a sporting debate that has dominated the headlines in recent years - the potential dangers of heading footballs and the risk to players’ health. 


Apr 11, 2023

In April's episode, we attend the official launch of the Manchester Metropolitan University Institute of Sport.

Harnessing the power of sport, the new Institute will bring together pioneering research, partnerships and teaching in sport, exercise and health.  

We join Leader of Manchester City Council, Bev Craig, The...

Mar 7, 2023

In March's episode, you'll hear from David Lee, Professor of Atmospheric Science, who will be discussing research into Net Zero aviation fuels and his recent report with the Royal Society, one of the world’s leading scientific academies 

We also talk to Dr Stephen White, Reader in Cardiovascular Pathology.  We’ll...

Feb 8, 2023

In February’s episode you’ll hear from Jonathan Grix, Professor of Sport Policy, as he discusses the legacy of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Dr Katy Jones, Research Fellow from the University’s Decent Work and Productivity Research Centre, will be talking about the first major independent study into the universal...

Nov 18, 2022

To mark the start of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar, we spoke to Dr Paul Brannagan, Senior Lecturer in Sport Policy and Management at Manchester Metropolitan University Institute of Sport, about the controversies that have surrounded Qatar 2022 since it won the bid to host the tournament in 2010. 

Dr Brannagan is the...