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STAND Student Podcast

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STAND celebrate the power of ordinary people to change the world by giving third level students in Ireland the opportunity to explore global justice issues & enact ideas for change. This podcast is produced and presented by third-level students. Find out more at: www.stand.ie
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Episode 9: Consumption Guilt
Everything we do these days has an attached consequence and navigating through the world with this realisation can be a lot. Whether it’s buying clothes we don't necessarily need, not sorting out the recycling properly or aiding carbon emissions from budget holiday flights, most of us have experienced guilt about our consumption habits at some point. Shauna and Orla dive into this 'consumer guilt' and the forms it can take, particularly during a global pandemic. This podcast is brought to you by: Presenters: Shauna Regan and Orla Patton Follow us on Instagram @stand.ie for updates and links for future episodes.
28:54
April 7, 2021
Episode 8: The Voluntary Mental Health Sector + COVID-19
This podcast speaks to people working on helplines or 'active listening' services throughout the last year. With the country in lockdown and everyone spending much more time at home, vulnerable people are facing more challenges than they normally would. Although many face-to-face mental health services have been temporarily suspended or had their services scaled back, helplines have remained open throughout the pandemic.  Conor speaks to Lee Daly, a volunteer with Childline, and Rory Fitzgerald, Regional Director of Samaritans, on their experiences of providing remote listening services for people in need throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.  Childline is 1800 66 66 66 and at childline.ie The Samaritans is 116 123 and samaritans.org This podcast is brought to you by: Presenter: Conor Doyle Producer: Conor Doyle Follow us on Instagram @stand.ie for updates and links for future episodes.
21:45
March 11, 2021
Democratic Republic of Congo Series: Episode 6 pt. 2
Have you ever wondered what your phone is made of? What kind of journey it made before reaching your hands? In the last two episodes of our podcast series on the Democratic Republic of Congo, we’ll explore conflict minerals and supply chains. The DRC is a country with a massive abundance of mineral resources. This should be a blessing, but it has also proved to be a curse – for many seek to secure these minerals for their own economic advancement. To get to the bottom of this issue, we’ll be talking to Sasha Lezhnev of The Sentry, who shares his expertise on supply chains, mineral extraction, and conflict in the DRC. This podcast is brought to you by: Presenter / Researcher / Editor: Maria Salto Galdon, TCD References: Blood batteries -Cobalt and the Congo https://www.forbes.com/sites/jamesconca/2018/09/26/blood-batteries-cobalt-and-the-congo/#18147e90cc6e https://www.cobaltinstitute.org/production-and-supply.html What to do with your old phone https://www.irishtimes.com/business/ technology/new-tech-gifts-here-s-what-to-do-with-your-old-phones-1.2918594 Where does your phone come from ? The Economist - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKvGzS8LYbY Cobalt is critical for a renewable energy transition. How can we minimise its social and environmental cost? https://www.greenbiz.com/article/cobalt-critical-renewable-energy-transition-how-can-we-minimize-its-social-and https://www.ft.com/content/15071a6a-c02c-11e9-b350-db00d509634e https://www.ft.com/content/48fac39e-37a0-11ea-a6d3-9a26f8c3cba4 https://www.ft.com/content/dba05400-e343-11e8-a6e5-792428919cee Deep sea mining https://www.ft.com/video/87fb22bc-bd80-4149-af3e-2724dd0e35c2 Enough project https://enoughproject.org/get-involved/take-action https://www.wired.com/story/alternatives-to-cobalt-the-blood-diamond-of-batteries/ Music : African Relaxing music for stress relief - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSXnGtLJUCM Serge Ilunga : Mitole Remix ( Louange)- https://youtu.be/_yQXEQ46epc Serge Ilunga : Louange populaire : https://youtu.be/svlH4UTM-VU Congo Patrie de Paix - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0pQEEKdz4Y
29:37
September 20, 2020
Democratic Republic of Congo Series: Episode 6 pt. 1
Have you ever wondered what your phone is made of? What kind of journey it made before reaching your hands? In the last two episodes of our podcast series on the Democratic Republic of Congo, we’ll explore conflict minerals and supply chains. The DRC is a country with a massive abundance of mineral resources. This should be a blessing, but it has also proved to be a curse – for many seek to secure these minerals for their own economic advancement. To get to the bottom of this issue, we’ll be talking to Sasha Lezhnev of The Sentry, who shares his expertise on supply chains, mineral extraction, and conflict in the DRC. This podcast is brought to you by: Presenter / Researcher / Editor: Maria Salto Galdon, TCD  References: Blood batteries -Cobalt and the Congo https://www.forbes.com/sites/jamesconca/2018/09/26/blood-batteries-cobalt-and-the-congo/#18147e90cc6e https://www.cobaltinstitute.org/production-and-supply.html What to do with your old phone https://www.irishtimes.com/business/ technology/new-tech-gifts-here-s-what-to-do-with-your-old-phones-1.2918594 Where does your phone come from ? The Economist - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKvGzS8LYbY Cobalt is critical for a renewable energy transition. How can we minimise its social and environmental cost? https://www.greenbiz.com/article/cobalt-critical-renewable-energy-transition-how-can-we-minimize-its-social-and https://www.ft.com/content/15071a6a-c02c-11e9-b350-db00d509634e https://www.ft.com/content/48fac39e-37a0-11ea-a6d3-9a26f8c3cba4 https://www.ft.com/content/dba05400-e343-11e8-a6e5-792428919cee Deep sea mining https://www.ft.com/video/87fb22bc-bd80-4149-af3e-2724dd0e35c2 Enough project https://enoughproject.org/get-involved/take-action https://www.wired.com/story/alternatives-to-cobalt-the-blood-diamond-of-batteries/ Music : African Relaxing music for stress relief - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSXnGtLJUCM Serge Ilunga : Mitole Remix ( Louange)- https://youtu.be/_yQXEQ46epc Serge Ilunga : Louange populaire : https://youtu.be/svlH4UTM-VU Congo Patrie de Paix - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0pQEEKdz4Y
34:51
September 20, 2020
Democratic Republic of Congo Series: Episode 5
Welcome to the fifth episode of our podcast series on the Democratic Republic of Congo, the entirety of which has been researched, produced and edited by TCD Student Maria Salto Galdon. In this week's podcast, we're sharing the second part of an important interview on African economics, international trade, and supply chains. We are joined again by Dr. David Nyaluke, UCD Proudly Made in Africa Fellow in Business and Development at the UCD School of Business. David gives us incredibly valuable insight into one of the biggest issues facing modern day Africa - its international trade system. Join us as we journey  through its unfair history and current day situation . When you're done listening, make sure to connect with Proudly Made in Africa in whatever way you can: www.ProudlyMadeInAfrica.org www.linkedin.com/company/proudlymadeinafrica www.facebook.com/proudlymadeinafrica www.twitter.com/ProudlyMIA This podcast is brought to you by: Presenter / Researcher / Editor: Maria Salto Galdon, TCD Interviewee: Dr. David Nyaluke: UCD Proudly Made in Africa Fellow in Business and Development in the UCD College of Business. Intro music:  Courtesy of bensound.com Music : "The Africans" - Terry Oldfield African Relaxing music for stress relief - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSXnGtLJUCM
39:10
September 3, 2020
Democratic Republic of Congo Series: Episode 4
Welcome to the fourth episode of our podcast series on the Democratic Republic of Congo, the entirety of which has been researched, produced and edited by TCD Student Maria Salto Galdon. In this week's podcast, we start a new section of the series that covers economics, international trade, and supply chains. For this episode, we're delighted to be joined by Dr. David Nyaluke, UCD Proudly Made in Africa Fellow in Business and Development at the UCD School of Business.  David gives us incredibly valuable insight into one of the biggest issues facing modern day Africa - its international trade system. Join us as we journey  through its unfair history and current day situation . When you're done listening, make sure to connect with Proudly Made in Africa in whatever way you can: www.ProudlyMadeInAfrica.org www.linkedin.com/company/proudlymadeinafrica  www.facebook.com/proudlymadeinafrica www.twitter.com/ProudlyMIA Follow us on Instagram @stand.ie for updated and links for future episodes This podcast is brought to you by: Presenter / Researcher / Editor: Maria Salto Galdon, TCD Interviewee: Dr. David Nyaluke: UCD Proudly Made in Africa Fellow in Business and Development in the UCD College of Business. Intro music:  Courtesy of bensound.com Music :  "The Africans" - Terry Oldfield African Relaxing music for stress relief - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSXnGtLJUCM
38:29
August 27, 2020
Democratic Republic of Congo Series: Episode 3
Welcome to the third episode of our podcast series on the Democratic Republic of Congo, the entirety of which has been researched, produced and edited by TCD Student Maria Salto Galdon. In this episode we look at the features of the Congolese Government, as well as the role that militias and armed groups play in the perpetration of human rights violations in the Congo. We will also be talking to Mariam Sawadogo, Western and Central Africa Coordinator of Frontline Defenders, an organisation that provides support to human rights activists all around the world. Learn more about the work of Frontline Defenders at:  https://www.frontlinedefenders.org Follow us on Instagram @stand.ie for updated and links for future episodes This podcast is brought to you by: Presenter / Researcher / Editor: Maria Salto Galdon, TCD Intro music:  Courtesy of bensound.com Poem : “To Masika” - Rosemarie Milano - Christian peacemaker teams -https://www.cpt.org/content/congo-poem-quotto-masikaquot Music : Serge Ilunga: Instant d´adoration- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2_eAjDKAqQ&feature=youtu.be African Relaxing music for stress relief - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSXnGtLJUCM Africa - Shaman - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcgPRmLPPqw Congo Patrie de Paix - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q0pQEEKdz4Y Other references: All further references here - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1E5Z7AV8cp4jBbqVjbIDhcLMZF8fBProCdUUNR5XvDpE/edit?usp=sharing
36:59
August 20, 2020
Democratic Republic of Congo Series: Episode 2
In the second episode of this series, we'll be talking to Serge, a former Trinity College Dublin student and Congolese native, who will be telling us about his life both in the DRC and  Ireland.  Serge is also the singer in many of the background songs that feature in this series, so make sure to subscribe to his channel through the links below. Follow us on Instagram @stand.ie for updated and links for future episodes This podcast is brought to you by: Presenter / Researcher / Editor: Maria Salto Galdon, TCD Intro music:  Courtesy of bensound.com Other music : Serge Ilunga : Mitole Remix ( Louange)- https://youtu.be/_yQXEQ46epc Serge Ilunga  Instant d´adoration: :https://youtu.be/V2_eAjDKAqQç Serge Ilunga : Louange populaire : https://youtu.be/svlH4UTM-VU
37:18
August 10, 2020
Democratic Republic of Congo Series: Episode 1
Welcome to the first episode of our podcast series on the Democratic Republic of Congo.  In this episode, we'll journey into the history of the DRC, an intricate web of events that seem to have remained in the shadows but that as we will see, are very much connected, and are a direct result of the Western world's destructive practices.  We will also briefly look at a particular point in history that Ireland and the Congo have in common. Follow us on Instagram @stand.ie for updated and links for future episodes This podcast is brought to you by: Presenter / Researcher / Editor: Maria Salto Galdon, TCD Intro music:  Courtesy of bensound.com Solo piano : "Your lie in April" “The Africans”- Terry Oldfield Reflection music : Peder B. Hellard “ Dance of life” - Youtube (Soothing relaxation) Serge Ilunga: Mitole Remix ( Louange)- https://youtu.be/_yQXEQ46epc Other references: Thornton, John “The Origins and Early History of the Kingdom of Kongo, c. 1350-1550”The International Journal of African Historical Studies, Vol. 34, No. 1 (2001), pp. 89-120. Boston University African Studies Center. Available online at : https://www.jstor.org/stable/3097288 (Accessed: 15-06-2020) BBC documentary - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43xTvpxWLW4&t=2458s Chronology of key events the Congo https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-13286306 Aljazeera English documentary :Inside Story - Is history repeating itself in DR Congo? :https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XuRI3ejVuOc Adam Hochschild “ Object of Plunder: The Congo through the centuries” University of California, Berkeley, March 16,2014, Getty Center https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLyZGTwmcRA The Economist : Videographic : As short, recent history of Congo :https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vv8llEj0CXw Film : The Siege of Jadotville (2016)- directed by Richie Smith Poem : David Rubadiri : Stanley meets Mutesa: https://allpoetry.com/poem/10502019-Stanley-Meets-Mutesa-by-David-Rubadiri
26:57
August 10, 2020
Episode 7 (Zoom Recording): World Water Day + COVID-19
March 22nd marks World Water day, and for this month’s episode of the STAND Student Podcast (recorded over zoom this month), we talked to UCC Student Martin Keohane about his river conservation project. We also spoke to USI President Lorna Fitzpatrick, who gave us some insight into the evolving COVID-19 situation for students in Ireland. If any of the issues spoken about in this episode have made you feel anxious or unnerved, or you’re just finding yourself struggling at the moment, here are a couple of useful services: HSE: www.yourmentalhealth.ie Samaritans: 116 123 LGBT Ireland helpline: 1890 929 539 Follow us on Instagram @stand.ie for updates and links to future podcast episodes. This podcast is brought to you by: Presenter:  Anson Liski Researcher: Julia Tereno Music courtesy of bensound.com Follow us on Instagram @stand.ie for updated and links for future episodes.
28:24
March 21, 2020
Episode 6: The Gender Recognition Act Review - Why Were Some People Left Behind?
In November last year the Gender Recognition Act 2015 went through a review which left some groups out - meaning certain groups won’t be able to have their preferred gender recognised by law. We talked to Ollie Bell from Trans Pride Dublin to learn more about where we're at in terms of true gender recognition for all, and what we can do to finally get there.  This podcast is brought to you by: Presenter:  Aine Chatterjee Researchers: Sarah Connery & Julia Tereno Music courtesy of bensound.com Follow us on Instagram @stand.ie for updated and links for future episodes.
09:43
February 27, 2020
Episode 5: How does the Irish electoral system work?
This Saturday, we’re voting to elect who we want to see represent us in Government. But how does Ireland’s electoral system actually work, and is it a good system? We sat down with Ian Power, CEO of (SpunOut.ie), and Dr Jacqueline Hayden (TCD) to figure the whole thing out! Link to 'I Side With' political party quiz: https://ireland.isidewith.com/political-quiz This podcast is brought to you by: Presenters: Anson Liski & Aine Chatterjee Researchers: Sarah Connery & Julia Tereno Music courtesy of bensound.com Follow us on Instagram @stand.ie for updated and links for future episodes.
24:23
February 3, 2020
Episode 4: Dealing with Exam Stress
For this mini episode, we asked recent TCD graduates for their advice  on dealing with exam stress. We also talk to Dr. Emer Sheahan, a Counselling Psychologist based in Dublin. Follow us on Instagram @stand.ie for updated and links for future episodes. This podcast is brought to you by: Presenters: Anson Liski  Music courtesy of bensound.com
10:06
December 12, 2019
Episode 3: Movember & Men's Health
November is the month when men across the world grow moustaches to raise awareness of men's health issues. As such, we're dedicating this episode to, you guessed it, men's health! Listen in as we chat to Movember Ireland and Tribe Charity about the steps we need to take to make it easier for men to open up about their problems. We also talk to LYIT SU about the events they've been running on campus to promote good mental health, and finally to Dr Emer Sheahen, a Counselling Psychologist based in Dublin.  Follow us on Instagram @stand.ie for updated and links for future episodes. Featured this month: Movember: @movember Tribe Charity: @tribe_charity LYIT SU: @lyit.su This podcast is brought to you by: Presenters: Anson Liski & Aine Chatterjee Researchers: Sarah Connery & Julia Tereno Music courtesy of bensound.com
45:30
November 25, 2019
Bonus Episode: Climate Justice Panel Discussion at DCU STAND Student Festival
This bonus episode of the STAND Student Podcast is brought to you by the DCU STAND Society, who hosted a Climate Justice Panel Discussion as part of the STAND Student Festival 2019 in DCU.  Panelists include: -Dr Dave Robinson, DCU -Sarah Doherty, Extinction Rebellion -Michael Foran, DCU Student + Climate Activist Keep up to date with the DCU STAND Student Society by following them on Instagram at @dcustandsoc. Find out more about the work that STAND do at www.stand.ie
19:11
November 12, 2019
Episode 2: Climate Anxiety & Action
Want to take climate action, but totally lost as to where to even start? This Climate Anxiety + Action special features interviews with Miriam Needham of Active Hope Ireland & Helen McCann Extinction Rebellion Ireland, and will hopefully leave you feeling less blue about our planet!. Follow us on Instagram @stand.ie for updates and links STAND Student Festival: https://www.stand.ie/festival/ Active Hope Ireland: https://www.facebook.com/ActiveHopeIreland/ Extinction Rebellion Ireland: https://extinctionrebellionireland.com/ Presenters: Anson Liski & Aine Chatterjee Researchers: Sarah Connery & Julia Tereno Off-site-producer: Rachel Husson Music courtesy of bensound.com www.stand.ie
30:00
October 25, 2019
Episode 1: Student Accommodation & the Housing Crisis
Welcome to the STAND Student Podcast! In episode one, our student podcast team dive into student accommodation and the housing crisis that Ireland is currently facing. Interviewees: Lorna Fitzpatrick (President, USI), Cathal Curry (giveback.ie) Presenters: Anson Liski & Aine Chatterjee Researchers: Sarah Connery & Julia Tereno Learn more about STAND and the work we do at www.stand.ie, or follow us on Instagram @stand.ie
18:19
September 13, 2019