Podcast pick: Research Recast(ed)

Podcast pick: Research Recast(ed)

· The Pulse
By Andy Trussler and Karen Unland

MacEwan University has launched Research Recast(ed), a "knowledge mobilization" podcast dedicated to exploring research, scholarship, and creative activities at the school. Journalism graduate Brittany Ekelund and music student Dylan Cave are joined every episode by a MacEwan faculty member to delve into their scholarly projects.

"If you're someone who loves to learn, this is the podcast for you," Ekelund says in the trailer.

The first episode breaks down complex concepts like settler colonialism and neoliberalism with health and community studies professor Cynthia Puddu alongside student and research assistant Cheyenne Greyeyes. Subsequent episodes have featured conversations with sociology professor Emily Milne, neuroscientist and psychologist Trevor Hamilton, and professional designers Isabelle Sperano and Robert Andruchow.

Research Recast(ed) was created and funded in collaboration with MacEwan's Office of Research Services and Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications.

This is not MacEwan's first foray into podcasting. Other podcasting projects to emerge from the school include Artful Conversations, produced by the arts and cultural management program; The Common Ground, a 2019 series on hate and counter-hate in Alberta; and Clock Radio, the original MacEwan podcast that ran from 2016 to 2017.

Research Recast(ed) can be found on its Pinecast site, as well as Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and iHeart.

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