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The Great Communicators podcast series was created to explore professional communication in the field of scientific research. The podcast features interviews with MIT faculty and graduate students as well as topically relevant professionals.

The Great Communicators podcast series was created to explore professional communication in the field of scientific research. The podcast features interviews with MIT faculty and graduate students as well as topically relevant professionals.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Great Communicators podcast series was created to explore professional communication in the field of scientific research. The podcast features interviews with MIT faculty and graduate students as well as topically relevant professionals.

Language:

English

Contact:

619-727-8396


Episodes

Episode 23 – Rebecca Taft (MIT Graduate Student) Reflects On Episodes 20-22

8/19/2018
We sit down with a former MIT student to unpack the previous episodes. EPISODE CREDITS Guest Starring Rebecca Taft, Software Engineer at Cockroach Labs & MIT Computer Science Ph.D. Recpient Produced & Hosted by Adam Greenfield Executive Produced by Patrick Yurick, Instructional Designer – MIT OGE Executive Produced by Heather Konar, Communication Director – MIT […]

Duration:00:07:18

Episode 22 [Unedited | Rebroadcast]

8/19/2018
This is a rebroadcast of the the full, unedited interview with Yang Shao-Horn. If you haven’t listened to the fully produced episodes of Yang’s interview yet, we strongly encourage you to do so before listening to this one. They’re shorter in length and much more refined. EPISODE CREDITS Guest Starring Yang Shao-Horn, W.M. Keck Professor […]

Duration:00:28:19

Episode 22 – Yang Shao-Horn On Publishing As The Beginning Of A Conversation

8/19/2018
There’s an understanding that just because research has been published, that doesn’t mean it’s some kind of final answer to a question. And Professor Shao-Horn takes comfort in this, this sort of ever-changing landscape of knowledge and information. EPISODE CREDITS Guest Starring Yang Shao-Horn, W.M. Keck Professor of Energy Produced & Hosted by Adam Greenfield […]

Duration:00:09:51

Episode 21 [Unedited | Rebroadcast]

8/19/2018
This is a rebroadcast of the the full, unedited interview with Scott Lewis. If you haven’t listened to the fully produced episodes of Scott’s interview yet, we strongly encourage you to do so before listening to this one. They’re shorter in length and much more refined. EPISODE CREDITS Guest Starring Scott Lewis, CEO of San […]

Duration:01:04:21

Episode 21 – Scott Lewis On Arranging Facts To Tell A Story

8/19/2018
Communicating something to someone shouldn’t just be a laundry list of facts. Scott Lewis used the recent political season to illustrate this point, that it’s important for the audience to leave your talk or finish reading your written communication and know what your universe looks like instead of only hearing or reading numbers or stats […]

Duration:00:09:41

Episode 20 [Unedited]

8/19/2018
This is episode is the full, unedited interview with Jim Ruland. If you haven’t listened to the fully produced episode yet, we strongly encourage you to do so before listening to this one. They’re shorter in length and much more refined. EPISODE CREDITS Guest Starring Jim Ruland, Author Produced & Hosted by Adam Greenfield Executive […]

Duration:00:35:08

Episode 20 – Jim Ruland On Using Conflict To Engage Audiences

8/19/2018
According to Author Jim Ruland, it’s important to have intentions and goals in mind of what you’re trying to communicate. That’s a good starting point to knowing what is extraneous information and can be left on the cutting room floor, and also what is important to the story. EPISODE CREDITS Guest Starring Jim Ruland, Author […]

Duration:00:12:15

Episode 19 [Unedited]

8/19/2018
This is episode is the full, unedited interview with Eric Lander. If you haven’t listened to the fully produced episode yet, we strongly encourage you to do so before listening to this one. They’re shorter in length and much more refined. EPISODE CREDITS Guest Starring Erica Lander, Ph.D., President & Founding Director of the Broad […]

Duration:00:23:04

Episode 18 [Unedited | Rebroadcast]

8/19/2018
This is a rebroadcast of the the full, unedited interview with Sage Rosenfels. If you haven’t listened to the fully produced episodes of Sage’s interview yet, we strongly encourage you to do so before listening to this one. They’re shorter in length and much more refined. EPISODE CREDITS Guest Starring Sage Rosenfels, Former American Football […]

Duration:00:58:56

Episode 18 – Sage Rosenfels On Performing

8/19/2018
When it comes to the performance area of communication, the process of repetition plays a pretty big factor in your success as a speaker or performer. EPISODE CREDITS Guest Starring Sage Rosenfels, Former American Football Quarterback Produced & Hosted by Adam Greenfield Executive Produced by Patrick Yurick, Instructional Designer – MIT OGE Executive Produced by […]

Duration:00:11:46

Episode 17 [Unedited]

8/19/2018
This is episode is the full, unedited interview with Len Cabral. If you haven’t listened to the fully produced episode yet, we strongly encourage you to do so before listening to this one. They’re shorter in length and much more refined. EPISODE CREDITS Guest Starring Len Cabral, Professional Storyteller Produced & Hosted by Adam Greenfield […]

Duration:01:12:00

Episode 17 – Len Cabral On Using Stories To Communicate

8/19/2018
When it comes to effective communication, it’s not just about the content. According to Len, using physical movement to tell a story and engage your audience is a pretty important skill and tool to employ. EPISODE CREDITS Guest Starring Len Cabral, Professional Storyteller Produced & Hosted by Adam Greenfield Executive Produced by Patrick Yurick, Instructional […]

Duration:00:11:10

Episode 16 – Morgan Voss (MIT Student) Reflects On Episodes 13-15

8/19/2018
We sit down with a graduate student to unpack the previous episodes. EPISODE CREDITS Guest Starring Morgan Voss, Student in MIT EECS Produced & Hosted by Adam Greenfield Executive Produced by Patrick Yurick, Instructional Designer – MIT OGE Executive Produced by Heather Konar, Communication Director – MIT OGE Special thanks to the following editors who […]

Duration:00:08:21

Episode 15 [Unedited | Rebroadcast]

8/19/2018
This is episode is the full, unedited interview with Dr. Brunie Felding. If you haven’t listened to the fully produced episode yet, we strongly encourage you to do so before listening to this one. They’re shorter in length and much more refined. EPISODE CREDITS Guest Starring Dr. Brunie Felding – Associate Professor in the Department […]

Duration:01:29:27

Episode 15 – Dr. Brunie Felding On The Importance Of Peer Networks

8/19/2018
All of this feedback leads somewhere, to a better understanding of your own work and how you communicate it to others. And if you haven’t figured it out by now, Brunie doesn’t take this topic lightly. EPISODE CREDITS Guest Starring Dr. Brunie Felding – Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular Medicine at Scripps Research […]

Duration:00:10:41

Episode 14 [Unedited]

8/19/2018
This is episode is the full, unedited interview with Sage Rosenfels. If you haven’t listened to the fully produced episode yet, we strongly encourage you to do so before listening to this one. They’re shorter in length and much more refined. EPISODE CREDITS Guest Starring Sage Rosenfels, Former American Football Quarterback Produced & Hosted by […]

Duration:00:58:56

Episode 14 – Sage Rosenfels On Performance Under Stress

8/19/2018
Whether you’re on stage giving a talk or explaining what you do to friends or even on a field being pursued by 11 large athletes who want nothing more than to tackle you, you will at some point fail at least once. It’s inevitable. Sage Rosenfels joins us to help how to tackle unavoidable failure […]

Duration:00:11:36

Episode 13 [Unedited]

8/18/2018
This is episode is the full, unedited interview with Ed Boyden. If you haven’t listened to the fully produced episode yet, we strongly encourage you to do so before listening to this one. They’re shorter in length and much more refined. EPISODE CREDITS Guest Starring Ed Boyden, Associate Professor of Biological Engineering and Brain and […]

Duration:00:36:35

Episode 13 – Ed Boyden On Constructive Failure

8/18/2018
“I often ask people to think about aiming for a constructive failure.” says Ed Boyden, Associate Professor of Biological Engineering and Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT Media Lab and McGovern Institute & Y. Eva Tan Professor in Neurotechnology, “It is probably going to fail, but you will know what you need to do next. I […]

Duration:00:10:51

Episode 12 – Dave Whittleston (MIT Graduate Student) Reflects On Episodes 9-12

8/18/2018
We sit down with a graduate student to unpack the previous episodes. EPISODE CREDITS Guest Starring Dave Whittleston, PhD Candidate at the MIT Entekhabi Research Group Produced & Hosted by Adam Greenfield Executive Produced by Patrick Yurick, Instructional Designer – MIT OGE Executive Produced by Heather Konar, Communication Director – MIT OGE Special thanks to […]

Duration:00:05:23