The Big 5 S2 Episode 8: Juli Moncada on the Importance of Being a Student Rep

This week Juli tells us about her work as a student representative and the importance of having students who can advocate for student needs. We also discuss the wonderful opportunities that arise from student rep work.

Show notes:

You can get in touch with Juli on her LinkedIn page.

To find out more about the role of a student rep, check out this info on the NU Students’ Union website.

If you would like to become a student rep, you can let your personal tutor or one of your lecturers know. You can also contact your program leader (andrew.mcneil@northumbria.ac.uk) to register your interest.

The transcript of today’s episode can be found here.

The Big 5 S2 Episode 7: Harry Clelland on the Importance of Communicating Statistics Accurately

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On this episode of The Big 5 Dr. Harry Clelland tells us about his work on using different types of language to communicate statistics. His work has the potential to inform medical professionals and health communicators about the best way to communicate risk to patients and the public.

Show notes:

To find out more about the Metascience project Harry will be working on, you can check out their website here.

You can find the show transcript here.

The Big 5 with Anna Maughan on Medical Conspiracy Theories

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On this episode, Anna Maughan tells us about her work on conspiracy theories and how emotions may play a role in who is susceptible to them. We also discuss the possible negative effects of medical conspiracy theories.

Show notes:

You can follow Anna’s work on Twitter @annafmaughan.

You can read one of Anna’s papers on Covid-19 Misinformation here.

If you’d like to stay up to date with the podcast, you can follow me on Twitter @browngenavee.

You can now subscribe to The Big 5 on Spotify.

The show transcript can be found here.