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FestCast - The UN Sustainable Development Goals with Greg Foot and UKRI

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The UN has provided a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future through its 17 Sustainable Development Goals. With the help of UKRI, we focus on six of these goals, showing how UK science is making a difference and inviting you to #BeTheChange.

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SDG 2: Zero Hunger

During Cheltenham Science Festival at Home, we explored six of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals set by the United Nations with the support of UK Research and Innovation. In this first episode, we take a look at SDG 2: Zero Hunger with host Greg Foot, UKRI CRF Researcher Claire Heffernan and Clinical Psychologist Lorraine Sherr.


SDG 14: Life Below Water

In this episode, we take a look at SDG 14: Life Below Water with Greg Foot, Helen Czerski and UKRI GCRF Researcher Elisa Morgera.


SDG 15: Life On Land

Next up is SDG 15: Life On Land. Greg Foot is joined by conservationist and influencer Bella Lack and UKRI GCRF Researcher Federica Di Palma.


SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

We explore SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production with host Greg Foot, Rae Stanton-Smithson from LUSH and UKRI GCRF Challenge Leader Jaideep Gupte.


SDG 3: Good Health and Wellbeing

In this episode, we take a look at SDG 3: Good Health and Wellbeing. Giles Yeo and Helen Fletcher join host Greg Foot.


SDG 13: Climate Action

In the final episode of our exploration into the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals we discuss SDG 13: Climate Action with Greg Foot, young activist Daze Aghaji and UKRI GCRF Researcher Mark Stutton.


UK Research and Innovation works in partnership with universities, research organisations, businesses, charities, and government to create the best possible environment for research and innovation to flourish. Through its investments in research for international development, UKRI is proud to support and contribute towards global efforts to achieving the SDGs.