Sheffield on Apple Podcasts

The University of Sheffield is proud to contribute to the world's largest online catalogue of free educational content on Apple Podcasts.

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How to access Apple Podcasts

To access our library of content on Apple Podcasts you will need to download iTunes.

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Apple Podcasts allows educational institutes and other public bodies - for example, the British Museum - to provide free audio-visual educational materials through Apple's iTunes online store.

The materials can be downloaded using Apple’s iTunes software for PC and Mac computers, the iTunes U App for iPhones and iPads, or the TuneSpace App for Android phones via Google’s Play store.

Some highlights from Sheffield on Apple Podcasts

Sheffield on Apple Podcasts currently contains over 480 items, including videos, audio recordings, screencast recordings and PDF documents.

A growing number of subjects are represented, with materials from each of the five Sheffield-based faculties and a number of professional services.


An Introduction to the History of Western Philosophy

In this series Angie Hobbs, Professor of the Public Understanding of Philosophy explores the history of Greek philosophy. Angie's chief interests are in ancient philosophy and literature, ethics (both theoretical and applied) and political theory, and she has published widely in these areas. 


Edmund de Waal: Fetched Home

Award-winning artist and Sheffield alumnus Edward de Waal discusses place and displacement. His talk draws from his own family history and his work as an artist.


Life Festival

Watch highlights from our festival of medicine, dentistry and health, including a talk by leading gluten expert Professor David Sanders, 'Gluten Attack'.


SPERI Annual Lecture with George Monbiot

George Monbiot, well-known journalist and environmental correspondent for the Guardian, delivers the SPERI annual lecture. SPERI seeks to develop new ways of thinking about the economic and political challenges posed by the current combination of financial crisis, shifting economic power and environmental threat.


Introduction to Modelling, Analysis and Control

These screencasts, produced by Dr Anthony Rossiter from Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, feature over 170 items across over 20 collections. Modelling is a core skill for all engineers - these videos focus on modelling, and this section serves as an introduction. 


iDig - field training for archaeologists

Produced by Dr Bob Johnston from Archaeology, these iDig instructional videos teach many of the essential practical skills required for archaeological excavations. Based on IFA guidelines, they are designed for use on, or preparation for field trips. 


Introduction to Italian podcasts

Developed by Alessia Brighi from the Modern Languages Teaching Centre, this is a sample of the audio material used in support of their language classes. The topics and grammar are suitable for complete beginners to lower intermediate learners.

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