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Enlightenment Rocks

Enlightenment Rocks

By Kathryn Rudy
Hosts Kate Rudy and Stephanie O'Rourke explore the past, present, and future of Scotland’s landscape, and especially the famous rock formations at Glen Tilt in central Scotland. Through interviews with artists, historians, and scientists, we chart a path through the unique topography of Scotland from the eighteenth century and into our climate’s future.
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Enlightenment Rocks, Episode 1

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Enlightenment Rocks, Episode 6
Dr Stephanie O'Rourke talks with Prof Geoffrey Boulton. This podcast was made possible by the Knowledge Exchange and Impact fundi at the University of St Andrews. The hosts are Kate Rudy and Stephanie O’Rourke. This series was mostly recorded on line because of the pandemic. With some live recording by John-Michael Kennedy. Sound production is by eggbox  audio, The editor was Zoë Irvin, and the assistant editor Molly Fredrickson. Music composed, played and recorded by Elizabeth Flett. With thanks to Calum McAndrew, Mhairi Stewart, Al McGowan, and the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
25:41
February 13, 2022
Enlightenment Rocks, Episode 5
Prof. Kathryn Rudy talks with artist Ilana Halparin. This podcast was made possible by the Knowledge Exchange and Impact fundi at the University of St Andrews. The hosts are  Dr Stephanie O'Rourke and Prof Kathryn Rudy FRSE. This series was mostly recorded on line because of the pandemic. With some live recording by John-Michael Kennedy. Sound production is by eggbox  audio, The editor was Zoë Irvin, and the assistant editor Molly Fredrickson. Music composed, played and recorded by Elizabeth Flett. With thanks to Calum McAndrew, Mhairi Stewart, Al McGowan, and the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
19:36
February 06, 2022
Enlightenment Rocks, Episode 4
Dr Stephanie O'Rourke talks with Prof. Ralph O'Connor. This podcast was made possible by the Knowledge Exchange and Impact fundi at the University of St Andrews. The hosts are  Dr Stephanie O'Rourke and Prof Kathryn Rudy FRSE. This series was mostly recorded on line because of the pandemic. With some live recording by John-Michael Kennedy. Sound production is by eggbox  audio, The editor was Zoë Irvin, and the assistant editor Molly Fredrickson. Music composed, played and recorded by Elizabeth Flett. With thanks to Calum McAndrew, Mhairi Stewart, Al McGowan, and the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
34:50
January 30, 2022
Enlightenment Rocks, Episode 3
What role did aesthetic sensibilities play in defining the geology of the Scottish landscape? How did landscape artists deal with the political, scientific and artistic demands of their work? Find out more in this week’s episode, when Dr Stephanie O'Rourke speaks with Dr Allison Ksiazkiewicz. This podcast was made possible by the Knowledge Exchange and Impact fundi at the University of St Andrews. The hosts are  Dr Stephanie O'Rourke and Prof Kathryn Rudy FRSE. This series was mostly recorded on line because of the pandemic. With some live recording by John-Michael Kennedy. Sound production is by eggbox  audio, The editor was Zoë Irvin, and the assistant editor Molly Fredrickson. Music composed, played and recorded by Elizabeth Flett. With thanks to Calum McAndrew, Mhairi Stewart, Al McGowan, and the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
17:39
January 23, 2022
Enlightenment Rocks, Episode 2
Dr Stephanie O'Rourke talks with Dr John Bonehill. This podcast was made possible by the Knowledge Exchange and Impact fundi at the University of St Andrews. The hosts are  Dr Stephanie O'Rourke and Prof Kathryn Rudy FRSE. This series was mostly recorded on line because of the pandemic. With some live recording by John-Michael Kennedy. Sound production is by eggbox  audio, The editor was Zoë Irvin, and the assistant editor Molly Fredrickson. Music composed, played and recorded by Elizabeth Flett. With thanks to Calum McAndrew, Mhairi Stewart, Al McGowan, and the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
37:00
January 16, 2022
Enlightenment Rocks, Episode 1
In this podcast, we discuss the past, present, and future of Scotland's landscape through interviews with artists and scientists. In this episode, Dr Stephanie O'Rourke speaks with two geologists, Dr James Ray and Dr Tony Prave, and they release 600-million-year-old CO2 from a hunk of rock. This podcast was made possible by the Knowledge Exchange and Impact fundi at the University of St Andrews. The hosts are  Dr Stephanie O'Rourke and Prof Kathryn Rudy FRSE. This series was mostly recorded on line because of the pandemic. With some live recording by John-Michael Kennedy. Sound production is by eggbox  audio, The editor was Zoë Irvin, and the assistant editor Molly Fredrickson. Music composed, played and recorded by Elizabeth Flett. With thanks to Calum McAndrew, Mhairi Stewart, Al McGowan, and the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
29:34
January 08, 2022