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Jan 18, 2022

In this episode of MetCast, we discuss the state of health in the UK and what needs to be done to become a healthier nation. 

Professor Bill Ollier, author of Saving Sick Britain, talks about the challenges faced by the NHS as more and more people are diagnosed with chronic illnesses including diabetes and obesity each...


Nov 24, 2021

In this episode of MetCast, we talk about the issues of going through complex fertility journeys at work. 

There are 3.5 million people in the UK facing fertility issues, whether that be infertility, going through fertility treatments, or experiencing miscarriage. Researchers in the Centre for Decent Work and...


Nov 10, 2021

In this episode of MetCast, we look at the vital role the Amazon rainforest plays in capturing carbon and what needs to be done to save it.

We spoke with Dr Alex Lees, a researcher from Manchester Metropolitan, who has spent several years working in the Amazon to learn more about how best we can protect it.

Dr Lees has...


Nov 8, 2021

In this episode of MetCast, we talk about how Greater Manchester is planning to adapt to mitigate some of the risks that climate change will bring in the future – from increased risk of flooding, to the dangers rising temperatures bring. 

Senior Lecturer, Dr Paul O'hare discusses his work with the Manchester Climate...


Nov 4, 2021

In this episode of MetCast, we chat about Carbon Literacy at Manchester Met – and how it’s being used to help councils, schools and businesses.

Led by Dr Rachel Dunk, Carbon Literacy is training and teaching people about the steps they and their organisations can take to live cleaner and greener lives.

So far,...