The CHARM-EU Podcasts

Two women recording a podcast In order to explore the details of the innovative and unique educational experience CHARM-EU has to offer, we have created an exciting and insightful podcast series! Through these episodes you’ll hear more about the European Green Deal, the ‘Global Challenges in Sustainability’ master’s, the CHARM mobility experience, and much more!

Tune in to learn about the university of the future!

Listen to all our episodes at: https://www.spreaker.com/show/charm-eu-podcastseries

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Episode 8 | Introducing TORCH (Transforming Open Responsible Research and Innovation Through CHARM)

TORCH LogoIn this episode of the CHARM-EU Podcast series, Krisztina Palotás, International Coordinator from Eötvös Loránd University, and the host of our podcast, interviewed Dr. Jordi García Fernández, Vicerector for Research at the University of Barcelona.

They discussed how and why CHARM-EU’S TORCH project (Transforming Open Responsible Research and Innovation through CHARM) came to life, the project’s objectives, and the role of business and civil society in the process of knowledge co-creation. Furthermore, Dr. Jordi García Fernández introduced some of the actions that TORCH will take in order to boost the European research and innovation agenda.

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Episode 7 | CHARM-EU Master's Series | Introducing the Capstone Phase

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This new episode of the CHARM-EU Podcast – Master’s series hosts Marjanneke Vijge from Utrecht University, and Núria Casamitjana from the University of Barcelona who introduce the Capstone phase of the ’Global Challenges for Sustainability’ master’s. 

They discuss the term ’transdisciplinarity’ and how our students can benefit from this practice, addittionally, they discuss the way the capstone phase is set up, its assessment style, and the mobility options you might choose from in this section of your studies. 

Tune in to find out more about the ’Global Challenges for Sustainability’ master’s programme and apply until the 26th of May! 

To find out more about the programme and how to apply follow this link: https://www.charm-eu.eu/masters/globalchallenges 

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Episode 6 | The Water theme of the 'Global Challenges for Sustainability' master's flexible phase

Water with CHARM-EU logoFor this episode of the Master’s series of the CHARM-EU Podcast, we sat down with Ádám Tóth, module coordinator of the Water theme in the flexible phase of the ’Global Challenges for Sustainability’ master’s to discuss what the flexible phase, and more specifically the Water theme has to offer to students.

We reflected on the integral part water plays in multiple SDGs, the way in which this theme was designed, and how it brings an innovative approach to those interested to learn more about this element of sustainability.

Listen to the episode here.

Episode 5 | Introducing the CHARM-EU Toolkit

Computer screen with loupeThis special episode of the CHARM-EU Podcast with Silvia Gallagher from Trinity College Dublin aims to introduce the CHARM-EU toolkit, and how the alliance aims to pass on its new and innovative knowledge to other universities around the world. Listen to the episode here.

Find out more about the CHARM-EU Toolkit here: https://www.charm-eu.eu/toolkit

Episode 4 | Sustainability Module of the Global Challenges for Sustainability Master's

Hand drawing diagram of people, planet, profit to explain the union of sustainable development concept. In this episode of the CHARM-EU Master’s Podcast series Carole-Anne Senit and Patricia Cucchi, module coordinators of the Sustainability module in the Global Challenges for Sustainability Master's preparatory phase, introduce their module, and reflect on why sustainability is a crucial topic to discuss and learn about in today's world.

They explore the ways in which the sustainability module will be delivered, and what the preparatory phase has to offer to future students. Furthermore, they also reflect on the way the three-phased system is set up, and why the program was designed this way.

Listen to our truly insightful podcast to learn more about what the preparatory phase and sustainability module of the ‘Global Challenges for Sustainability’ master’s course has to offer!  Listen to the episode here.

Episode 3 | Master's in Global Challenges for Sustainability

Poster Master's Global Challenges for SustainabilityIn the first episode of the CHARM-EU Master’s Podcast series Catherine Comiskey, Academic Advisor of the CHARM-EU Master’s, introduces the brand-new master’s course called “Global Challenges for Sustainability”.

She explains the variety of innovative and unique features this programme will offer, such as the programmatic assessment, the e-portfolio and the three phases of the course. Subsequently, she goes on to discuss how the master’s will help the future employability of CHARM-EU students.

Listen to our truly insightful podcast to learn more about what the ‘Global Challenges for Sustainability’ master’s course has to offer! Listen to the episode here.

Episode 2 | Eurpean Universities Initiative and the European Green Deal: the mobility perspective

Yellow Bicycle and arrow painted in a road. In this episode, Tessa Schutte (Utrecht University) talks with Lucy Erdei, CHARM-EU International Coordinator of the Mobility Work Package (ELTE Budapest) about the European Green Deal and the mobility perspective, highlighting he importance of sustainable mobility.  Listen to the episode here.

Episode 1 | CHARM-EU and the European Green Deal

Hand holding a bulb with a three and green sustainable symbols Tim Savage, CHARM-EU Senior Adviser (Trinity College Dublin) talks with our representative student, August Hjelle Petersen-Øverleir (University of Montpelier) about the importance of universities, in particular students, in achieving a sustainable and greener future. Listen the episode here.