Creative Life After Coventry - Verity Pabla, The Don Burroni and Brad Powell
Three creative graduates - Verity Pabla, Brad Powell and 'the Don Burroni' - came back to Coventry University to discuss how they have set up their own creative businesses. Verity Pabla co-founded I’m Not a Machine Productions and launched as a professional company in late 2007. Her company has developed a reputation for being innovative, resourceful, free-spirited and truly creative through, in the most part, music and film work. 'The Don Burroni' conceived, scripted, produced, directed and
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Managing GMTV - Paul Corley
A former Coventry schoolboy who is now a top TV executive recently came back to the city to share the secrets of his success. Paul Corley was born in Coundon and went to school at Moseley Avenue Primary and Bablake School where he was the head boy. After graduating from Oxford University, he worked for the BBC and then went to work on to the ground-breaking Channel 4 series “The Tube’. He went on to be Controller of factual programmes for the ITV Network, Controller of factual programming
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Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis
Martin is an award-winning TV and radio presenter, national newspaper columnist and bestselling author. An ultra-specialised journalist, he spends his life focusing on how to cut bills without cutting back. He is also an innovator/entrepreneur and his website, moneysavingexpert.com, is one of the most visited destinations on the Here he speaks live to Coventry Conversations via video link from BBC Television Centre. This podcast was recorded on 13th March 2009.
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The David Pakman Show Interview: Right-Wingers Favor Wealth Redistribution
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Financial Re-Engineering
Like a contemporary “whodunit” with a global crime scene, the financial meltdown has left behind countless victims, and lots of pointing fingers. The reasons for the collapse are debated by this group of estimable economists, some of whom worry that without really understanding what happened, we are in for a repeat episode.
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Johns Hopkins Story Swap - Bittersweet Proposal
Affan Sheikh '10 and classmate, Dana Rampulla, recall how his love for ice cream -- and his fondness for the cafeteria worker who served it -- resulted in a bittersweet proposal.
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Triplett Dedication
After completing a much needed renovation to the Triplett Alumni Center, the staff welcomed back the Triplett family and other members of the University family to rededicate the building. Video by Mary Stanton.
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Challenges to the Global Economy
If economic analyses earned ratings like movies, this event would receive an X for extremely disturbing. Two of the field’s most prominent voices spare any sugar coating in their unsettling accounts of the world’s unfolding economic crisis.

Martin Feldstein had a hard time choosing which of the innumerable problems

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Participatory Culture: The Culture of Democracy and Education in a Hypermediated Society
Even back in the early days of Comparative Media Studies (CMS), when Henry Jenkins and colleagues met in the basement of the Media Lab, there was much discussion of how new media might shape learning and spur novel forms of expression and community engagement. Over the years, as Jenkins and these panelists attest, CM
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Convert your words into diagrams in seconds

Diagrammr is an unusual tool that still serves a common purpose.  I am sure you have scribbled something on the back of a napkin or a coaster tryin
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If you’ve ever made a list, torn a page from a magazine or bookmarked a Web page “for future reference,” Ript is the tool for you. It puts the “fun” back in functionality, so you can get more d
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Ossabest Followup
Here we take a look back on the past 3 years at Ossabest.
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A Year in Focus - Assessing Gordon Brown Part 2
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In this podcast Doctor Steven Fielding takes a look back at Gordon Brown's first half-term in office.

In Part 2, Doctor Fielding looks at the election that never was and the fallout for the Prime Minister and his cabinet. He also c
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Gordon Brown: 'moral coward?'
 In the latest pre-election volley David Cameron has accused Gordon Brown of 'moral cowardice' on the issue of the deficit, calling on him to make cuts, and not spend.

The Prime Minister though has hit back saying he has been proven right and will continue with his strategy on the economy.

Professor Steven Fielding looks at the latest in the build-up to Election 2010 and looks ahead to the Iraq inquiry,
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Parliament: hung, drawn and quartered?
 The City has warned a hung parliament could spell further trouble for the economy, but would it be such a bad thing?

Cross Bench Peer, Lord David Ownen, talks to the Podcast about his feelings on the subject and why a hung parliament is almost needed at time of crisis.

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10 things I hate about you

Before the election Professor Philip Cowley predicted ten things he would hate about the election's coverage in the media.

In this podcast he goes back to see what he got right, and what he got wrong.

Professor Cowley is Professor of Parliamentary Government in the School of Politics and International Relations.


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Feats of Strength | University of St. Thomas
Dave Ostlund competes nationally and internationally as a professional strongman. The quirky but physically demanding sport consists of a variety of power and endurance displays, measured in maximum lifts or in repetitions on the clock. Athletes lift or tip cars, deadlift logs or tractor tires, and even hurl boulders and empty beer kegs. Ostlund was exposed to some strongman activities while a Tommie undergraduate. He jumped headfirst into the sport after he graduated from the University of St.
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Lime Green Short Sleeved Dress with Roll Collar
Lime green dress with check pattern. Short sleeves, roll neck. Darts at bust and waist. Straight skirt, some fullness at hips; button detail at centre front waistline. Skirt is lined.. Date: 1960 - 1969 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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