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The Conversation Weekly
Each week we talk to academic experts around the world to help unpack the context behind the headlines – and hear from scholars carrying out brand new research about how the world works. A podcast from The Conversation. See for privacy and opt-out information.
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4.7 stars from 98 ratings
News, but not as you know it
This is a refreshingly different to relaying global affairs and research news. Top academics are interviewed each week by editors who bring depth and perspective. In a world of misinformation, this is vital listening. Subscribe!
MonstaDave via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 05/04/21
Worth subscribing to. Scientists from around the world give independent presentations on all dots of interesting topics.
Kiwioptom via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 04/04/21
The Conversation Weekly
This is a great new addition to the podcast world. Relevant, well produced, informative, and interesting with knowledgeable guests and charismatic hosts. I highly recommend joining in on ”The Conversation Weekly.”
Mr.DWeiss via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 03/04/21
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