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Ariel Frame, Laura Muñoz, Yousuf Hasan, Elizabeth Mohler, Hira Nadeem, Rose Giles, Danica Facca, Ana Moyer, Amalie Hutchinson, Bahaaldin Sahouli, Claire Bottini, Brittany Melton, Michelle Krasovitski

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The official podcast of the Society of Graduate Students at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada. We aim to showcase the innovative research that graduate students are conducting at Western University and appeal to various audiences including those within and beyond the academic community.
 
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The podcast with crazy challenges, big questions, and lively discussions all from people who love entertainment. We look back at history to choose what films go in our movie vault, as well as challenging ourselves, and our guests to the ever fun end-game! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Kick off each week with Tony Award winning actress and host Celia Keenan-Bolger for Sunday Pancakes, a new podcast to nourish your head and heart. Every Sunday, Celia will sit down with one of her favorite artists for an intimate, candid conversation on the beauty and struggle of humanity and what keeps them feeling connected, motivated, and curious about the world around them.
 
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In this week's episode, we jump back into the world of horror with the Hammer classic- Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde! We ask whether it should make it into our Movie Vault with this week's guest, writer and podcaster Mary Muñoz! And of course, we also have our usual Endgame fun as Mary and Dave face off in guessing what books certain films are based o…
 
Join hosts Elizabeth Mohler and Amalie Hutchinson in their chat with Brigette Farrell, PhD student in history. Brigette shares about her interesting research into the history of science, medicine, and culture. We discuss shell shock in World War I soldiers, the impacts of eugenics on Canadian and French history, and how politics snuggles closer to …
 
In this episode, Erin Isaac explains to hosts Brittany and Laura how race and climate were linked by 18th-century beliefs about the body. They also discuss how migrants who came to Nova Scotia in the 1780s (along with the colony’s existing populations!) contended with an unusually hostile climate following a volcanic eruption in 1783, and how this …
 
On this week's episode, we delve back into anime by talking about the highly celebrated 2016 film- Your Name. A firm favourite of our guest Sarah Cook, we talk all about her writing, along with the amazing visuals, story, and music of Your Name! Craig also challenges Dave and Sarah to try and guess what characters he's combined together through the…
 
This week we met with Justin Robar, a PhD student in Sport Management Graduate Program. In this episode, Justin tells Elizabeth Mohler and Claire Bottini about his research on how sport can positively impact player’s life and community. He describes his MA experience on how sport development programs impact rural African communities. Justin also el…
 
This week we look at another piece of animation history by delving into the world of anime with one of the most celebrated sci-fi animes of all time. Joined by film buffs Stefanos Florakis and Christopher Maxwell we ask if anime can work in live-action, and why Akira has created such a legacy? We also look at facts surrounding the film, consider it…
 
Join hosts Amalie Hutchinson and Michelle Krasovitski as they sit down with Tedi Ramaj, PhD student in applied mathematics. How can math help with understanding invasive species proliferation, cancer cell growth, or COVID trajectories? Tedi shares with GradCast all that and more, introducing us to the power of simulations, some helpful advice for g…
 
Amanda Suko, a PhD student in Anthropological archaeology, joins hosts Ariel Frame and Ana Moyer this week to discuss Indigenous Ontarian pottery and the people who made it. Working with a collection located near what is now known as Arkona, Ontario, Amanda investigates the production of pottery and how they reflect community and shared knowledge. …
 
In this very fun episode, we're joined once again by Dr Sam Summers, lecturer and host on the Disniversity Podcast, as well as friend of the show, writer and director Niall Glynn. We deep dive into the beauty of animation by asking why it works so well for storytelling, and why it's not taken more seriously, especially when looking at our chosen fi…
 
In this episode, Jessica Novial shares a fantastic medieval story with hosts Ariel Frame and Laura Munoz. As a PhD Candidate in French Studies, Jessica's work entails a critical analysis of the 13th-century French romance called "Le Roman de Silence" - (The Romance of Silence), written in old French. Listen in to hear Jessica explain the twists and…
 
We look back at a film previously placed in The Movie Vault in our Joker special- The Dark Knight (2008). This time we get the chance to dive into the film as a whole from its characters, story, and direction. We have the privilege of being joined by fantastic guests Kelechi Ehenulo and Paul Hunt who talk all about the importance of representation,…
 
Alex Prong, a media studies MA student, joins hosts Laura Muñoz-Baena and Brittany Melton this week to discuss queer literature in its many forms. Join us as we prod the Prong about their inspiration, book recommendations and how they go about researching indigiqueer literature to find alternative paths to chrono and homonormativity. Recommended bo…
 
This week, we interview one of our own, Brittany Melton, PhD student in media studies! Brittany tells hosts Ana Moyer and Amalie Hutchinson about her research into some interesting communities on Reddit, and shares how dating and gender are represented, posted, and discussed online. To hear more from Brittany, check her out on Twitter @realbritmelt…
 
This week, Rosemary Giles and Laura Munoz-Baena buckle up in with Joel Welch, a first year PhD candidate in Law. Joel dives deeply into what is space law, serious gaps in the law, and how literature, namely science fiction, can bring insights to legal and policy decision makers through speculation, predictions, and imagination. And no, he personall…
 
You're only supposed to blow the bloody doors off! This week we discuss the British classic that is The Italian Job, to ask why it is so iconic and see whether it still holds up today? Joined by welsh TV Presenter and film buff Luke Davies we discuss this 60s/70s classic and the moments that make it memorable. Should we have found out what happens …
 
This week we are joined by our very own Michelle Krasovitski, an MA student in Education in the field of Applied Linguistics, who not only shares with us her research interests but also the story behind them. Michelle also shares with us her work outside of school, where she works as a freelance journalist covering culture and media. Tune in to hea…
 
Maggie Prenger is a student in the MD-PhD program. In this episode Maggie tells Claire Bottini and Ariel Frame about her research plans studying humour processing in Parkinson’s disease patients. Listen in to find out what parts of the brain are involved in this disease, why patients watching Seinfeld in a scanner might teach us more about them, an…
 
Don't mention the euphemism! This week we are joined by social media and YouTube film reviewer Reo's Positive POV (Reece Beaumont) and film journalist Paul Klein to discuss the film challenged to us last week- Snatch. We use the chance to discuss the state of British cinema, Guy Ritchie movies, and our favourite moments from this cult classic, all …
 
Do you believe electric guitar has no place in classical music? Think again! Hosts Amalie Hutchinson and Michelle Krasovitski are joined by PhD candidate Andrew Noseworthy, who introduces them to the field of music composition. Andrew challenges the notion that Mozart and Jimmy Page exist in two separate worlds, explaining how classical instruments…
 
We're back with a new format and some brand new guests as we discuss 2009's Sherlock Holmes directed by Guy Ritchie! Join Dave and Craig with brand new guests, film blogger Laura Filmer, and filmmaker Rob Ayling, as we deep dive into our thoughts on this adaptation of the classic detective and whether it deserves to go into the Movie Vault! We also…
 
Patrick Huang delights Ariel Frame and Laura Muñoz with a tale about the history of music. As a Master in Ethnomusicology, Patrick is beginning his PhD in the music program and shares with us his insights on ancient western and non-western music theory that form the foundation for his ongoing studies. To hear some of Patrick's music, check out his …
 
Join hosts Amalie Hutchinson and Elizabeth Mohler as they sit down with musicology PhD candidate Lydia Wilton. Sharpen your ears and get ready to hear about Lydia's research in record production. We learn how horror movies manage to make you feel so unsettled, and what really goes into making a record—from the technical to the poetic. So, listen up…
 
This week, Rosemary Giles and Laura Munoz-Baena sit down with Hanna Barnett, a PhD candidate in Hispanic Studies. Hanna and our hosts discuss her current research on the Influenza of 1918, the way that media represented the 1918 Influenza in Canadian newspapers, and how the Canadian media perpetuated the “Spanish” association with the disease. They…
 
This week Ed Mason and Alexandra McCreadie takeover Well Good Movies after winning the End-game Champions' Cut! With both of them on hosting duties, it means Dave and Craig are the guests for once as we are given the task of discussing 'the Citizen Kane of bad movies' - The Room. With fun discussions about bad movies, The Razzies, and the legacy of…
 
In this New Year's bonus episode, Craig and Dave break down all the films logged and collected in the movie vault after over 50 episodes. But there's one catch... With a need for a refresh and clean up, the pair decide it's time to make their final list of entrees after some time for reflection on certain titles. We also use this chance to catch up…
 
This year we decided to put up our feet, enjoy some leftover turkey, along with the usual fun, games, and guests that the festive period brings by talking about Boxing Day Movies- the perfect films to watch after Christmas! Joined by Dai Hill and Liv Mackender we must choose one film to go in the Movie Vault out of Mary Poppins (1964), Bridge on th…
 
This week, Amalie Hutchinson and Brittany Melton are joined by guest Soren Coulson, a PhD candidate in Biology. Together, they discuss Soren's research on the mitochondria (the powerhouse of the cell) in migratory birds and its role in energy metabolism in muscle. Soren shares with the Gradcast a day in the lab and his best advice for those interes…
 
This week we bring about our planned James Bond celebration! After over a year of delays and uncertainty fans finally got to see No Time to Die from September 2021, so we decided to gather together some of the biggest Bond fans we know to discuss the franchise, and what makes it so special. Aled Griffiths, Niall Glynn, and Stephen Jones all talk ab…
 
Join hosts Elizabeth Mohler and Rhys Paterson as they talk to Frangel Lopez Cesena, a violinist who analyzes music from a hermeneutical perspective. What’s that you ask? Musical meaning. Listen in as Frangel, Elizabeth and Rhys talk about becoming a violinist, practicing, songs that make them feel good, and how we interpret and imagine music. Recor…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: End the FedAuthor: Ron PaulNarrator: Bob CraigFormat: UnabridgedLength: 6 hrs and 4 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 09-16-09Publisher: Hachette AudioRatings: 4.5 of 5 out of 497 votesGenres: Nonfiction, PoliticsPublisher's Summary:Most people don't give …
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: How Democracies DieAuthor: Daniel Ziblatt, Steven LevitskyNarrator: Fred SandersFormat: UnabridgedLength: 8 hrs and 24 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 01-16-18Publisher: Random House AudioRatings: 5 of 5 out of 44 votesGenres: Nonfiction, PoliticsPublish…
 
It's here. After three endgame specials that saw various teams of former guests battle it out in film-related challenges, we finally crown an overall winning team! Featuring Dai Hill and Stefanos Florakis, Ed Mason and Alexandra McCreadie, and Lucy Fur and Paul Hunt, all in uniquely named teams, they go through several trials and tribulations set b…
 
Having recently completed her MSc in Neuroscience at Western University, Kyla Lee has embarked on the next step in her career, a Medical Science PhD at University of Toronto. Kyla speaks with Ariel Frame and Yimin Chen about both her MSc research and her plans for PhD studies. Kyla explains how her MSc work modelling schizophrenia in rats aimed to …
 
Join hosts Amalie Hutchinson and Laura Munoz-Baena as they sit down with recent PhD grad Gavin Tolometti to learn about how space rocks, rock! Gavin shares how he uses remote sensing techniques and field research here on Earth to figure out how impact craters and lava flows affected the landscape of the moon. In addition to rocks beyond our planet,…
 
Kate Onuska is a PhD student in the Department of Neuroscience. She is working on new ways to trace changes in the brain cholinergic system associated with age. She described the different brain imaging techniques before diving into her research on a new marker for cholinergic neurons called FEOBV in association with positron emission tomography (P…
 
We're back for a later than planned Halloween special! This year we thought rather than talking about several monster movies, we'd talk about one that includes them all! So cue 2004 gothic adventure- Van Helsing, from Mummy director Stephen Sommers! Joined by WGM regulars Kyle Shaun Thomas, and Christopher Maxwell, we weigh up whether this and othe…
 
If you ever wonder about the survival of some organisms during the winter, you won't want to miss this episode, where hosts Amalie and Laura talk to PhD student Brynne Duffy about one of the most interesting survival strategies in mammals: hibernation. Particularly, the conversation centers around thirteen lined squirrels, obligated hibernators tha…
 
Jeff Hutchinson is a PhD student in Physiology and Pharmacology studying the intervertebral disc and back pain. Jeff explains to Elizabeth Mohler and Ariel Frame how his research is conducted using a variety of models and involves understanding the effects of sex hormones. To find out more about Jeff's work, check out Dr. Cheryle Séguin's website. …
 
In this special episode in honour of Asexual Awareness Week, hosts Laura Muñoz-Baena and Ana Moyer chat with PhD Philosophy student Katrina Zmavc, in partnership with SOGS Graduate Peer Support (GPS). Join us in discussing the spectrum of possibilities surrounding asexuality, which is often categorized as a lack of sexual attraction. If you would l…
 
In this episode, Francesco Colosimo and Rhys Paterson sit down with Alexis Pascual, PhD student in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department, as he updates us on his research with machine learning and AI in space applications. Alexis explains how he uses linear algebra and statistics on images to teach extraterrestrial vehicles to pick out…
 
Ever see a link on your phone that you just HAVE to click? As it turns out, so do mice! Join hosts Amalie Hutchinson and Laura Muñoz Baena as they chat with aspiring neuroscientist Esmin Unaran and learn about how learning itself can change the structure of your brain. Esmin explains how she uses myelin concentration of mouse brains to study how mu…
 
In this episode, hosts Laura Muñoz-Baena and Ana Moyer chat with Anahí González, a PhD student in Art and Visual Culture. As a Mexican photographer based in Canada, Anahí is interested in how migrant labour is portrayed in Canadian media and explores alternative visual narratives that might contribute to a different view of migration in North Ameri…
 
In this episode, Katrina Zmavc (PhD Philosophy Student) discusses her research on depression and how it really is an umbrella term for many related disorders. She also chats with hosts (Yousuf Hasan and Ana Moyer) about her involvement with the Society of Graduate Students as a member of the Graduate Peer Support Committee. Her aim is to find strat…
 
In our 50th official episode, we decide to invite some of our favourite ever guests to join us in talking about a film long built up over our episodes - Pudsey the Dog: the Movie. Why you may ask? You'll have to listen to find out! Featuring loads of questions, trivia, secrets, and hilarity, we break down this terrible film, as well as decide if it…
 
This episode contains discussions of mental health, grad school, the COVID-19 pandemic, and discusses suicide and suicide prevention. If you or someone you know needs help, there are resources available to help you. If you are a graduate student, SOGS.ca/support-resources provides a list of mental health services located on and off campus. Alternat…
 
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