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Michael Merrick challenges how we think about social mobility.
Am I a Gentrifier?
Karen Chapple discusses gentrification and how to keep our cities diverse.
Gardening, Roses and Cultural Identity
Artist Zarah Hussain reflects on gardening, roses and cultural identity.
Philosophy on the Battlefield
Former army intelligence officer Andy Owen explains how philosophy can help in battle.
Young entrepreneur Bejay Mulenga tells the story of his business success.
Dreams of Public Resting Spaces
Theatre maker Raquel Meseguer has a vision for public resting spaces.
The Invisible Entrepreneurs - Women
Maggie O'Carroll calls for action to encourage more women to become entrepreneurs.
The AI Ethics Challenge
David Reid warns of the dangers of encoding unconscious bias into artificial intelligence.
Julie White shares her passion for young children learning outdoors in the natural world.
Being a Muslim Dad
Zia Chaudhry reflects on his role as a Muslim dad to help his children to feel British.
Felicity Boardman discusses genetic screening for 'serious conditions'.
David Baker asks what happens to the families of people shot by the police.
Laiba Husain discusses life before, and after, marriage.
Chris Warhurst reveals that how good-looking you are may determine if you get a job.
A Toast To The Bridesmaids
Actress and comedian Diona Doherty proposes that bridesmaids should be seen AND heard.
Thinking Differently about Difference
Maura Campbell asks us to think differently about difference.
To Absent Friends
Blogger Gemma Louise Bond asks us to think about how we grieve the end of friendship.
'Let Them Eat....Brioche?'
Historian Gareth Russell reveals how fake news and misquotes have created our history.
Belonging, On Hold
Author Lloyd Markham shares a dystopian tale about belonging.
Telling a Story
Richard Johnston explains how images can start conversations about research.
Mental Health Crisis?
Ann John examines the current discussion around young people's mental health.
Sophie Howe explains how she tries to get politicians in Wales to put the future first.
Clare Pooley tells us how her love of wine got in the way of her love of life.
The Magic of the Forest
Folk singer Mari Kalkun tells us why we should stop and listen to the forest.
Back to the Land
John Connell speaks about how the connection to land can heal the modern urban soul.
All The Music We'll Never Hear
Grammy award-winning producer Ian Brennan talks about all the music we may never hear.
Rediscovering Human Connections
Julia Unwin asks if we have lost the human touch in a world of automation.
Play the game, lads
Ewan Flynn argues that grassroots football is more than just a game on a Sunday afternoon.
The Last Poets
The Last Poets discuss why they're still performing after 50 years.
Identity Through Reading
Author Zoë Strachan charts her journey of self-discovery as a gay woman through reading.
Facing Death Creatively
R.M. Sánchez-Camus describes how art can help us to talk about death and dying.
Social Media Snooping
Harleen Nottay says snooping and spying via social media is bad for our mental health.
House Buying Agony
Kevin Carr charts the agony of the first-time house buyer.
The Inside of Being
Bex Burch explores the difference between 'doing' and 'being' as a source of creativity.
Taking Humour Seriously
Harriet Beveridge says we don't take humour seriously enough.
Preserving the Home Visit
Dr Mark Williams believes we need to preserve the traditional GP home visit.
How poker teaches decision making
Liv Boeree explains how playing poker teaches good decision making.
A Pleasure Culture of War
Historian Kasia Tomasiewicz discusses how to commemorate war.
Life in Letters
Helen Cullen makes the case for the art of letter writing.
The P Word
Richard Lynch-Smith argues that social workers need to better acknowledge poverty.
An Empathy Machine
Emmanuel Ordóñez-Angulo asks whether virtual reality could be an 'empathy machine'.
Penny Andrews argues that thinking of political supporters as fans helps explain politics.
Working Class Women
Rachael Gibbons discusses class, social mobility and Imposter Syndrome.
Rabab Ghazoul makes the case for Wales as a place of post-colonial possibility.
Grief, and Starscape
Lora Stimson uses sky and starscape to navigate her grief.
Life In Transit
Novelist Louise Doughty discovers her own past sheds light on the experience of others.
Recovery After Rape
Winnie M Li talks about her traumatic experience as a survivor of sexual violence.
The Romance of Train Travel
Monisha Rajesh says the romance of train travel is not dead.
The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword
Ashley Hickson-Lovence argues black boys need to read books that reflect their own lives.
Sarah Gristwood is worried that the vogue for tidying will make history harder to uncover.
Living With Gods
Anna Della Subin takes a journey with a man once worshipped as a living god.
A Boy Who Died
Andrew Hankinson tells the story of a boy who died, and his parents, who wanted him alive.
Alice Moloney discusses how best to express negative emotions in the digital realm.
Fit and Finished
Emma Hayes explains why the fit of our clothes matters.
Ali Goldsworthy explains why campaigns that succeed by polarising can cause long-term harm
Good and Clever
Sammy Wright asks why we put such weight on exam results.
Making Sense of the World
Nwando Ebizie describes how she experiences the world, through her 'visual snow'
Change Through Engagement
Mahamed Hashi, a youth worker and gun crime victim, says we must listen to communities.
Carl Honoré thinks we're all missing out by stereotyping older people as 'over the hill'.
Caoilinn Hughes discovers the power of embracing uncertainty.
The Power of Mentoring
Reggie Nelson believes in the importance for young people to find a mentor.
War on Two Wheels
Lois Pryce argues that cycling needs to be uncool again.
The Craft of Surgery
Sam Gallivan examines the similarities between surgery and sculpture.
The Other Mother
Claire Lynch describes how she navigated motherhood.
Telford, Little Yugoslavia
Jelena Sofronijevic tells a story of Serbia, Yugoslavia - and Telford.
Writing Black British History
Stephen Bourne thinks we need to teach children more about the history of black Britons.
In Defence of Embarrassment
Tiffany Atkinson rehabilitates the concept of embarrassment.
Craftivism: Gentle Protest
Sarah Corbett explains the power of 'craftivism' as a form of gentle protest.
Reading Outside Your Comfort Zone
Ann Morgan commends the challenge of reading outside your comfort zone.
Class of 2020
Rufaro Mazarura discusses what the class of 2020 have learned from the pandemic.
More Than a Game
Lydia Furse looks at the personal and political benefits of playing women's rugby.
The Empathy Equation
Anne-Marie Douglas discusses the need for more empathy in provision of services.
Ranjit Saimbi explains why he doesn't want to be defined by his cultural heritage.
Adam Morse, who is registered blind, tells how he directed a film by seeing differently.
Coffee with an Imam
Sabah Ahmedi, one of Britain's youngest imams, is on a mission to overcome Islamophobia.
Being a Carer
Penny Wincer reflects on what it means to be a carer.