Jul 11, 2019 1 hr 10 min
Think Tank Investigates: Cardiff’s Homeless Crisis – Part 2
Documentary 1 | Part 2 In part two we get reaction from the Sleep Out participants the morning after and we ask ‘is enough being done?’. We look at the extra levels of complexity adding to this crisis and speak to Jo Stevens MP and Martin Moss from Hope Cardiff and Glenwood Church Centre to learn … Continue reading "Think Tank Investigates: Cardiff’s Homeless Crisis – Part 2"
Jun 13, 2019 48 min
Think Tank Investigates: Cardiff’s Homeless Crisis – Part 1
Documentary 1 | Part 1 This is our first documentary, marking the end of Series II of Think Tank. After months of research and interviews, we are proud to present a two-part podcast exposing the homeless crisis facing the capital city of Wales. Part one begins with a story from ‘Thomas’, not his real name, … Continue reading "Think Tank Investigates: Cardiff’s Homeless Crisis – Part 1"
Feb 19, 2019 26 min
Series II | Episode 7 In this science-themed episode, Regius Professor Graham Hutchings tells his story of scientific discovery. Since the 1970s, Prof. Hutchings has been a key player in the field of heterogeneous catalysis. Gold metal was always thought to be a very inactive metal, with no other uses than as a material for … Continue reading "Discovery"
Dec 12, 2018 27 min
Loss & Longing
Series II | Episode 5 Grief is a natural response to loss. It is the emotional suffering one feels when something or someone the individual loves is taken away. It could be the loss of a possession, a house, an animal perhaps, or a loved one. Loss, and specifically death are part of our existence, … Continue reading "Loss & Longing"
Jun 29, 2018 21 min
Proud To Personify
Series II | Episode 4 🏳️🌈 Pride Month Special 🏳️🌈 This month is Pride month. All around the world, cities and towns take to the streets to celebrate diversity and the LGBT+ community. In this episode, Tom Cole tells his coming out story and we hear from other podcasters and LGBT+ advocates on why Pride Month is important. … Continue reading "Proud To Personify"
Jun 04, 2018 21 min
Curves & Cancellations
Series II | Episode 3 In this episode, Mared Parry tells her story about the prolonged, painful wait for life changing surgery, the hopes and dreams shattered by multiple cancellations and the road to recovery. We discuss how the NHS is struggling from lack of funding, and how this may have been a contributing factor to … Continue reading "Curves & Cancellations"
Apr 03, 2018 20 min
Series II | Episode 2 In this episode, Elin Owen tells her story of when an autoimmune condition develops into a serious eating disorder, but not the sort you’d expect. Her story showcases the almost life threatening consequences that she faced from having the little-known condition known as Diabulemia as well as how it went … Continue reading "Going Unnoticed"
Mar 03, 2018 32 min
Time For Change
Series II | Episode 1 Welcome back to Think Tank, after almost 9 months away, we are back with a new series with a whole new sound. This series is all about your life stories, something meaningful, something defining, something you want to share. In this series, we have a plethora of fascinating and inspirational … Continue reading "Time For Change"
Jul 01, 2017 23 min
THINK TANK – Somebody’s Daughter | Emma’s Story – Episode 7
Series I | Episode 7 Some of the themes covered in this episode are of a sensitive nature In this episode, I spoke to Emma McGuigan, a student and filmmaker who tells me her story about being a feminist and why its so important to unravel the gender bias. See Emma’s documentary, ‘Somebody’s Daughter’ : … Continue reading "THINK TANK – Somebody’s Daughter | Emma’s Story – Episode 7"
Apr 30, 2017 41 min
THINK TANK – Mental Health | George’s Story – Episode 6
Series I | Episode 6 In this episode, I spoke to George Watkins, a student and advocate for mental health awareness. George was recently elected as the Mental Health Campaign Officer for Cardiff University Students’ Union and told me his story of suffering with, battling and overcoming anxiety and depression over the past 7 years. … Continue reading "THINK TANK – Mental Health | George’s Story – Episode 6"