Events @ RAND Podcast Series

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RAND events offer new insights and evidence-based perspectives on top policy concerns.

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Episodes

  • Sleep's Role in Society and Policy

    Mar 10, 2015

    In this podcast, learn about current RAND research on sleep and the social environment and why it should factor into such policy decisions as setting school start times, scheduling workers' shifts, and ensuring the health and readiness of U.S. military personnel and their families.

  • Lessons from 13 Years of War

    Dec 10, 2014

    In this podcast, Linda Robinson discusses how U.S. conventional and special operations forces have worked closely together during the past 13 years and how special operations forces could be used in current conflicts in Iraq and Syria.

  • The Challenges for Democracies Facing Asymmetric Conflicts

    Dec 4, 2014

    In this podcast, Admiral Amichay Ayalon and Brian Michael Jenkins discuss lessons learned in using military force in response to terrorism, and their legal, ethical, and moral implications.

  • Self-Driving Vehicles

    Oct 28, 2014

    At this October 2014 event at RAND, information scientist Nidhi Kalra discusses the social, environmental, and policy implications of driverless cars.

  • Helping American Veterans and Their Caregivers

    Sep 23, 2014

    In this podcast, Terri Tanielian offers policy recommendations designed to improve the lives of veterans, their caregivers, and their families.

  • Distinguished Speaker Series: Simon Sinek

    Jul 23, 2014

    In this podcast, ethnographer and best-selling author Simon Sinek discusses the dynamics of leadership and teamwork.

  • A Conversation with Marco Villa, Adviser to the Hyperloop Next-Generation Transportation System

    Jun 24, 2014

    In this June 2014 Distinguished Speakers Series event, Marco Villa, adviser to the Hyperloop next-generation transportation system, joins Bill Welser, research department director of RAND's Engineering and Applied Sciences Department, for a conversation on the Hyperloop next-generation transportation system.

  • Water Management and Climate Resilience in Pittsburgh: Building a Research Agenda

    Jun 24, 2014

    For the Conversations at RAND series, Professor and Alum Jordan Fischbach (cohort '04) and two regional experts discuss ways to strengthen Pittsburgh's water management system, create sustainable solutions to environmental challenges, and better manage long-term uncertainty.

  • Commencement Weekend Policy Dialogue on Criminal Justice

    Jun 20, 2014

    In this podcast, recorded during the Pardee RAND Graduate School’s 2014 commencement weekend, Susan L. Marquis, the school’s dean, moderates a policy discussion on criminal justice with a panel of experts.

  • The Affordable Care Act: Change Is the Only Constant

    Jun 12, 2014

    Listen as Leonard D. Schaeffer, founding chairman and CEO of WellPoint and RAND’s 2014 Williams Laureate, discusses the effects of the Affordable Care Act.

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