Emily has been interviewed for many local, national and international print and broadcast media, including the BBC, The Guardian, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, in addition to other national and international broadcasters and publishers.

Selection of media appearances:

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Physical Activity Researcher Podcast – Meaningful Sport Part 1
Dr Emily Ryall explores foundational questions about the meaning of sport in human life in part 1 of this podcast

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Eight Point Nine Nine – BBC Radio 4 drama. First broadcast January 2020.
This programme was the result of a Welcome Research collaboration between award winning writer James Fritz and producer Becky Ripley, and Professor Hugh Montgomery and Dr Emily Ryall

IEEE – 13th December 2018. The Ethics of Neuropriming in Sport. Dr Emily Ryall was invited to contribute to a discussion on the ethical implications of brain stimulation for sporting performance.

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BBC Radio 4 ‘The Moral Maze‘ – 7th March 2018. The Ethics of Competition in Sport. Dr Emily Ryall was invited as a contributor to discuss whether an ethical line can be drawn between rule breaking, gamesmanship and the spirit of sport.

BBC Radio 4 ‘The World Tonight’ – 2nd May 2017. Presenter Ritula Shah asks Dr Emily Ryall whether the proposal to wipe all athletics records prior to 2005 is a way to restore credibility to the sport.

BBC Radio Gloucestershire – 2nd July 2015. Mark Cummings and Dr Emily Ryall discuss the events and implications from England women being knocked out of the 2015 World Cup semi-final.

BBC Radio Gloucestershire – 1st June 2015. Anna King discusses ‘Women in Sport’ week with Dr Emily Ryall.

BBC Radio 4 – The Today Programme – 6th January 2015. Following Oldham Athletic’s announcement that they were going to sign professional footballer, Ched Evans, who had been released from prison following his conviction for rape.

Voice of Russia – 21st February 2014. Following Sports Minister, Helen Grant MP’s comments regarding the provision of more ‘feminine’ sports.

Voice of Russia Today – 27th July 2013. Discussion on the recent doping scandal in athletics. 

BBC World Service – ‘Sportshour‘ 28th July 2013. This was a discussion on doping in anticipation of the start of the Tour De France.

Men’s Health – ‘The significance of the ‘six-pack’ to the perfect athletic body’ November 2012.

Emily Ryall on BBC News 24 from Emily Ryall on Vimeo.

Interviewed on Voice of Russia Today regarding prosthetic ‘blades’ and unfair advantage. 

Appearance on BBC News 24 to discuss the implications and issues surrounding Oscar Pistorius’s competition in the Olympics.

Live interview on BBC Radio 4 World at One to discuss technology in sport. (Unfortunately the broadcast interview is no longer available)

Interviewed by Voice of Russia Today on the ethical issues arising from the disqualification of four badminton players from the London 2012 Olympics for ‘not doing one’s best’.

Interviewed by the Guardian newspaper on fairness and the use of technology in sport.

Interviewed by Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) on the possibility of a bionic athlete.

BBC Radio 4 – The Today Programme – Appeared on the Today programme to discuss with Simon Barnes the controversial incident of Thierry Henry’s handball in the World Cup qualifier against Ireland. You can listen to the debate here or here.

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