Our Podcast

Interested in infectious disease, food security, climate change, or synthetic biology? Curious about how scientific advancements, such as GMOs or medical interventions, are regulated? Wonder how science might help us solve society’s most pressing challenges, and how it might come up short? You've come to the right place.


ISGP's "The Forum" is a biweekly audio podcast contextualizing the latest in science and technology for listeners of all ages and levels of expertise. In each episode, your co-hosts outline the research, opportunities and challenges, and policy environment of "hot topics" at the intersection of science and society using expert interviews and pop culture analogies. Listen or download on SoundCloud, Spotify, and iTunes, and stay tuned for new episodes released every-other Monday at 10:00 AM ET. 

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Listen to every episode of ISGP's "The Forum" on our SoundCloud channel.

Hot Topics Series (Episodes 75+)

Check out our Hot Topics Series, discussing themes hand-picked by your co-hosts from popular media headlines! Episodes feature guest interviews framed within our classic co-host commentary. 

Visit our SoundCloud, Spotify, or iTunes channels for new episodes released every-other Monday at 10:00 AM ET.

Technology

Listen to our Hot Topics Series playlist related to technology.


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Environment

Listen to our Hot Topics Series playlist related to the environment.

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Health

Listen to our Hot Topics Series playlist related to health.


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Agriculture

Listen to our Hot Topics Series playlist related to agriculture.


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Society

Listen to our Hot Topics Series playlist related to society.


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Stay tuned!

More Hot Topics Series playlists to come! Check back soon.

Conference Series (Episodes 1-74)

Climate Change

Listen to our Conference Series playlist on climate change basics, emissions, sea level rise, severe storms, drought, wildfires, energy grids, and more.

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Food Security

Listen to our Conference Series playlist on food waste, food safety, nutrition, GMOs, diet-linked health challenges, agricultural technology, and more.

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Infectious Disease

Listen to our Conference Series playlist on vaccines, influenza, antibiotic resistance, disease surveillance, One Health, foodborne illness, and more.


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Synthetic Biology

Listen to our Conference Series playlist on xenobiology, DIY biology, artificial animal protein, risk perception, biohazards, and more.

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Governance

Listen to our Conference Series playlist on the intersection of climate and national security plus the regulation of genomic technologies.

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SciComm

Listen to our Conference Series playlist on the psychology of science communication, the art of science storytelling, and improving STEM curricula.

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Disclaimer: The Institute on Science for Global Policy (ISGP) is a nonprofit organization that does not lobby for any position except rational thinking. Podcasts reflect the views expressed by conference participants (Episodes 1-74) or featured guests (Episodes 75+). For more information, please visit www.scienceforglobalpolicy.org