Laurie Taylor explores the increasing use of metrics across many aspects of our lives.
Identity: a special programme exploring the way in which we define ourselves.
Work - what is it good for?
Laurie Taylor explores the history, harms and downsides to our contemporary work culture.
Migrants - Refugees
Migrants and refugees.
Surveillance - how we are both watchers, as well as the watched.
The changing middle classes
Laurie Taylor explores the changing middle classes.
The Class Ceiling
The class ceiling, does privilege pay?
Motorbikes - a social and cultural history.
Walls: Laurie Taylor explores the social history and symbolism of human-made barriers.
Small spuds, Women in Weather and Endurance
Detecting Earthquakes with Fibre Optics
How a system designed to carry TV and internet traffic can help detect earthquakes
Science unwrapped - interactive science, medicine and technology.
Balancing farming and the Environment, flood defence, trade post Brexit
Balancing the need to grow food and protect the environment and manage flood defences.
The latest news about food, farming and the countryside from BBC Radio 4.