Christmas Traditions

Christmas Traditions

University of Liverpool professor of English Literature, Sarah Peverley returns on the podcast to compare what we know about Christmas traditions in Britain’s Middle Ages with our modern festivities.
What’s the point of Dry January?

What’s the point of Dry January?

Matt appeared on the University of Liverpool Podcast to discuss the effects of ‘Dry January’, when alcohol drinkers abstain for a month after Christmas.
No junk food ads before 9pm

No junk food ads before 9pm

Emma appeared on the University of Liverpool Podcast to discuss the remarkable impact of food advertising on younger audiences, as well as her potential recommendations for the future.
Is Narcissism on the rise?

Is Narcissism on the rise?

Dr Minna Lyons is a psychology lecturer at the University of Liverpool. Her research interests include altruism, morality, and the ‘Dark Triad’ of personality traits (Machiavellianism, narcissism, and psychopathy).
How do you get a perpetrator to confess to their crimes?

Can the DUP push the Conservatives to the left?

Professor Peter Shirlow is the Director of the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Irish Studies. Jonathan Tonge is a Professor of Politics at the University of Liverpool, and author of the acclaimed book ‘The Democratic Unionist Party: From Protest to Power’.
Bring Your Own Device BYOD – the hidden perils

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) – the hidden perils

Are you doing yourself a disservice and running the risk of health problems by using your personal mobile phone, computer and other electronic devices for your work? According to Jason Micallef, you could be.
How do you get a perpetrator to confess to their crimes?

Interrogations - why respect gets results

Professor Laurence Alison is the Director of the Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology at the University of Liverpool. He is an expert in interrogation techniques and suggests that a softer approach tends to achieve harder results.
soccer field

The business of football through a Liverpool lens

In this episode of the University of Liverpool Podcast Kieran Maguire, a Senior Teacher in Accountancy at the University of Liverpool and a football finance expert, discusses the controversial issue of football finance in the UK.