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Personalised Pricing: Are you getting ripped off?
Jon Guest, Senior Teaching Fellow in Economics explains how firms can change different prices for the same product.
Finance and Accounting: How dodgy are you?
Peter Keeling, Teaching Fellow explains how you can be fair, fraud or shades of grey when it comes to accounting decisions.
Media and Privacy Law: The right to be forgotten
Dr Edina Harbinja, Senior Lecturer in Law explores what rights you have over your digital identity.
Is English Language a killer language?
Professor Sue Garton speaks about pros and cons of English language.
How literally is 'literally' changing?
Dr. Robbie Love discusses how the change in the usage of language is tracked and measured. Find out how Aston University can teach you to conduct this research.
We’ve recorded a number of talks from our live virtual presentations so that you can watch them at your leisure.
Careers and Employability
Road mapping your global career
Iwan Griffiths, Postgraduate Careers Consultant introduces the idea of road mapping your global career and outlines the support available to students.
Partnerships and employability: Inviting companies into the classroom
Elsa Zenatti-Daniels explains how students gain real world experience through exposure to companies in the classroom.
Working with local businesses in the UK - putting theory into practice
Nathalie Ormrod, Senior Lecturer in Marketing explains how companies are working with postgraduate students through module partnerships.
BSEEN – for future entrepreneurs
Carolyn Keenan, Project Lead for Aston Enterprise explains how students and graduates can start their own business at Aston.
Enterprise Development: Real word business, real world learning
Simon Finley, Senior Teaching Fellow introduces our Enterprise Development degrees, a new way of learning entrepreneurial skills by working in teams on real life business challenges.
Entrepreneurship at Aston
Dr Bochra Idris, Course Director for the MSc Entrepreneurship explains why Aston is a great place to study entrepreneurship and realise your business start-up ambitions.
Data Science: What is it and where is it used?
Dr Felipe Campelo, Lecturer in Computer Science discusses what data science is, where it’s used, the courses available and why you may want to study data science at Aston University.
Employing engineering principles to change the world
Dr Kiran Tota-Maharaj, Reader in Civil and Environmental Engineering explains how construction engineering can create better living conditions for refugees.
Health and Life Sciences
Meet some of our inspiring MBA academics
Some of our inspiring MBA academics explain what modules they teach on the Aston MBA, how they can enhance your business knowledge and discuss what they love about teaching.
The Aston MBA Business Challenge
Full time MBA Programme Director Kirit Vaidya, explains what the Business Challenge is and current MBA students discuss what knowledge they have gained from taking part in it.
Aston means business
Aston means business is a podcast from Aston Business School, where top academics provide essential advice to business owners and managers, entrepreneurs and students. In March 2020 we turned this podcast’s attention to small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) and how they are responding to the challenges brought on by COVID-19.
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Society matters is a podcast from the School of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) at Aston University. The podcast series explores some of the fascinating work of academics within the School on current societal matters that shape our world and the way that people live.
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Pint of Aston
Aston has collaborated with Pint of Science, a global science festival which shares contemporary scientific developments from scientists, to create an exciting mini-series of podcasts discussing the latest research changing the world we live in.
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