1. Michael Schudson - The Saving Grace of Journalism (NL SUB)

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    Michael Schudson is one of the most influential and innovative scholars within Journalism Studies. Working at the interface of sociology, history and political sciences, he has expanded research on journalism to include the study of professional norms, routines and conventions, and their effect on how journalism functions within a democracy. Produced by - Sensu Science Commissioned by - University of Groningen Director - Jesper Buijvoets Producer - Caspar de Zeeuw Interviewer - Nyckle Swierstra D.o.p. - Walker Pachler Sound Recordist - Caspar de Zeeuw Editor - Jesper Buijvoets Sound Design - Jesper Buijvoets Sound Mastering - Kudo Studio Soundtrack: Small Colin – Free Tone Textures http://www.sensuscience.org

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    • Dani Rodrik - The Unusual Economist (NL SUB)

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      Dani Rodrik is one of the world's leading economic thinkers, known for his in-depth analyses of international economic issues and the role of policy. He has performed outstanding research on the crossroads between international economics, economic growth and development, institutional and political economics. This work is characterized by a thoughtful blend of advanced theoretical and empirical work, always with an eye on its usefulness for informing better policies. Produced by - Sensu Science Commissioned by - University of Groningen Director - Jesper Buijvoets Producer - Caspar de Zeeuw Interviewer - Nyckle Swierstra D.o.p. - Walker Pachler Sound Recordist - Caspar de Zeeuw Editor - Jesper Buijvoets Sound Design - Jesper Buijvoets Sound Mastering - Kudo Studio Soundtracks: Lee Rosevere - Eileen Au Fond Du Car - Roses Face B http://www.sensuscience.org

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      • Robert E. Slavin - Success for All (NL SUB)

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        Robert Slavin is a much quoted educationist, primarily because of his series of overview articles on what works in education – evidence-based education. He and his staff have translated the key findings into the educational programme “Success for All”, which has already led to important improvements in language skills among over two million pupils, and thus to better learning careers and professional careers. Produced by - Sensu Science Commissioned by - University of Groningen Director - Jesper Buijvoets Producer - Caspar de Zeeuw Interviewer - Nyckle Swierstra D.o.p. - Walker Pachler Sound Recordist - Caspar de Zeeuw Editor - Jesper Buijvoets Sound Design - Jesper Buijvoets Sound Mastering - Kudo Studio Soundtracks: Podington Bear – Love sprouts Oskar Schuster - Sneeuwland http://www.sensuscience.org

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        • Andreas Faludi - Planning Theory (NL SUB)

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          Andreas Faludi introduced the term “environmental planning”, an umbrella term to connect various forms of Dutch planning (spatial planning, water management, environmental planning, traffic and infrastructure planning, etc.). This concept has been crucial in Dutch planning in the last decades. He largely contributed to the debate within planning sciences, in particular in the field of rational theory and European spatial planning. Produced by - Sensu Science Commissioned by - University of Groningen Director - Jesper Buijvoets Producer - Caspar de Zeeuw Interviewer - Nyckle Swierstra D.o.p. - Walker Pachler Sound Recordist - Caspar de Zeeuw Editor - Jesper Buijvoets Sound Design - Jesper Buijvoets Sound Mastering - Kudo Studio Soundtrack: BOPD - New England is Interesting http://www.sensuscience.org

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          • José Casanova - Religion in Urban Spaces

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            José Casanova (Georgetown University) is one of the top scholars in the sociology of religion. His book “Public religions in the modern world” became a modern classic in the study of religion and politics. In this widely renowned book, he reevaluates the theory of secularization in light of the global resurgence of religion, focusing on the phenomenon of “deprivatization”, or religious re-engagement in the public sphere. Produced by - Sensu Science Commissioned by - University of Groningen Director - Jesper Buijvoets Producer - Caspar de Zeeuw Interviewer - Nyckle Swierstra D.o.p. - Walker Pachler Sound Recordist - Caspar de Zeeuw Editor - Jesper Buijvoets Sound Design - Jesper Buijvoets Sound Mastering - Kudo Studio Soundtrack: Edward Shallow - Regular Sky Ghosts http://www.sensuscience.org

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            • Ronald Evans - The Marathon Mice

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              Ronald Evans is a pioneer in the field of nuclear hormone receptors. Hereby he made a tremendous contribution to the treatment of breast cancer, prostate cancer and leukemia, as well as osteoporosis and asthma. Additionally, his studies led to the finding of a new hormone that represents one of the most import advances in understanding problems arising from excess weight and obesity and the potential treatment of type II diabetes. Produced by - Sensu Science Commissioned by - University of Groningen Director - Jesper Buijvoets Producer - Caspar de Zeeuw Interviewer - Nyckle Swierstra D.o.p. - Walker Pachler Sound Recordist - Caspar de Zeeuw Editor - Jesper Buijvoets Sound Design - Jesper Buijvoets Sound Mastering - Kudo Studio Soundtrack: The Blue Mask - Frozen White Light http://www.sensuscience.org

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              • Dani Rodrik - The Unusual Economist

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                Dani Rodrik is one of the world's leading economic thinkers, known for his in-depth analyses of international economic issues and the role of policy. He has performed outstanding research on the crossroads between international economics, economic growth and development, institutional and political economics. This work is characterized by a thoughtful blend of advanced theoretical and empirical work, always with an eye on its usefulness for informing better policies. Produced by - Sensu Science Commissioned by - University of Groningen Director - Jesper Buijvoets Producer - Caspar de Zeeuw Interviewer - Nyckle Swierstra D.o.p. - Walker Pachler Sound Recordist - Caspar de Zeeuw Editor - Jesper Buijvoets Sound Design - Jesper Buijvoets Sound Mastering - Kudo Studio Soundtracks: Lee Rosevere - Eileen Au Fond Du Car - Roses Face B http://www.sensuscience.org

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                • Renata Kallosh - Attractor Mechanism

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                  Renata Kallosh has made crucial contributions to a wide range of fields in theoretical physics such as quantum gravity, supersymmetry, black holes and inflation in string theory. She is one of the inventors of the attractor mechanism in black hole physics. Her work on De Sitter vacua in string theory, which is relevant for understanding the accelerated expansion of our Universe, continues to be a driving force behind many of the new developments at the interface of string theory and cosmology. Produced by - Sensu Science Commissioned by - University of Groningen Director - Jesper Buijvoets Producer - Caspar de Zeeuw Interviewer - Nyckle Swierstra D.o.p. - Walker Pachler Sound Recordist - Caspar de Zeeuw Editor - Jesper Buijvoets Sound Design - Jesper Buijvoets Sound Mastering - Kudo Studio Soundtrack: Simon Wilkinson - Dark Ambient Space http://www.sensuscience.org

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                  • Sir Francis Jacobs - European Law

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                    Sir Francis Jacobs served as Advocate General at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg from 1988 to 2006. He has made significant academic and judicial contributions to European Union Law and European Human Rights Law. He is a great supporter of younger scholars, and his inspirational and visionary approach has inspired many to take up and carry forward his work. Produced by - Sensu Science Commissioned by - University of Groningen Director - Jesper Buijvoets Producer - Caspar de Zeeuw Interviewer - Nyckle Swierstra D.o.p. - Walker Pachler Sound Recordist - Caspar de Zeeuw Editor - Jesper Buijvoets Sound Design - Jesper Buijvoets Sound Mastering - Kudo Studio Soundtrack: Soni Ventorum – Wind Quintet http://www.sensuscience.org

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                    • Christine Korsgaard - Ethics & Morality

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                      Christine M. Korsgaard is one of the most influential moral philosophers of our time. She combines highly original philosophical arguments with insightful work on the history of ethics. Her work concerns the foundations of moral obligation, practical reason, agency, and Kant’s and Kantian ethics. Her contributions have been groundbreaking in all these areas. Produced by - Sensu Science Commissioned by - University of Groningen Director - Jesper Buijvoets Producer - Caspar de Zeeuw Interviewer - Nyckle Swierstra D.o.p. - Walker Pachler Sound Recordist - Caspar de Zeeuw Editor - Jesper Buijvoets Sound Design - Jesper Buijvoets Sound Mastering - Kudo Studio Soundtrack: Aaron Ximm – Spring Rain http://www.sensuscience.org

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