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16th Century exercises in a modern environment

16th Century exercises in a modern environment

Hi, I’m Dr. Joan Fitzpatrick. I’m the senior lecturer in English here at Loughborough University and today we’re at the Holywell Fitness Centre to show you some sixteenth-century exercises from Thomas Elyot’s Castle of Health. The first exercise was delving especially in tough or heavy clay soil and by delving he meant digging. Other exercises …

Ken Gillingham on the Environment and Economics

Ken Gillingham on the Environment and Economics

I do research on environmental economics. I examine how policies can be better designed to be more effective and cost effective to reduce emissions and improve livelihoods. I’ve been very passionate about this issue going back to when I was a young child and I would go for hikes in mountains with my parents. I …

Master of Environment and Climate Emergency: take the next step towards a sustainable future

Master of Environment and Climate Emergency: take the next step towards a sustainable future

Around the world, governments have begun to acknowledge a powerful movement that has been dubbed the climate emergency. But when issues are so varied, and of such magnitude, many are left wondering how to effectively respond. Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia, is tackling the issue head-on by launching a new masters course in environment …

Episode 9: MOUNTAIN LION

Oh no It’s snow We were like oh Looks like snow. No, it’s a rock. No it’s snow. I Wonder what that is, whatever it is. I mean, it’s pretty big It just blows my mind that we have gone from like young guns Louis L’amour typical western desert to like Alpine just forests and …