30 episodes

Sharing things is about people and what makes them tick. It’s about their stories. Each episode is a conversation between two members of our university community. It could be a student, a member of staff or a graduate, the only thing they have in common at the beginning is Edinburgh. Sharing things also starts with an object. A special, treasured or significant item that we have asked each guest to bring to the conversation. The conversations are sometimes funny, sometimes moving and always unexpected. Subscribe now and get to know our community a little bit better.

Sharing things The University of Edinburgh

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Sharing things is about people and what makes them tick. It’s about their stories. Each episode is a conversation between two members of our university community. It could be a student, a member of staff or a graduate, the only thing they have in common at the beginning is Edinburgh. Sharing things also starts with an object. A special, treasured or significant item that we have asked each guest to bring to the conversation. The conversations are sometimes funny, sometimes moving and always unexpected. Subscribe now and get to know our community a little bit better.

    Aisha and Barbara: Black Lives Matter, speaking up and the mystery of time.

    Aisha and Barbara: Black Lives Matter, speaking up and the mystery of time.

    In this episode, guests Aisha Janki Akinola and Barbara Becnel talk about Black Lives Matter, speaking up, the mystery of time and more.

    • 30 min
    Doug and Nikki: Paradiddles and flams, the pitfalls of perfectionism and weird left turns.

    Doug and Nikki: Paradiddles and flams, the pitfalls of perfectionism and weird left turns.

    In this episode, guests Doug Johnstone and Nikki Moran discuss paradiddles and flams, the pitfalls of perfectionism, weird left turns and more.

    • 38 min
    Tom and Kirsty: The joy of listening, extreme expeditions and the Portuguese concept of longing.

    Tom and Kirsty: The joy of listening, extreme expeditions and the Portuguese concept of longing.

    In this episode, guests Tom Raine and Kirsty Duncan talk about the joy of listening, extreme expeditions, the Portuguese concept of longing and more.

    • 32 min
    Svenja and Shannon: Data biases, the danger of apathy and saucepan-enabled smuggling.

    Svenja and Shannon: Data biases, the danger of apathy and saucepan-enabled smuggling.

    In this episode, guests Svenja O'Donnell and Shannon Vallor discuss data biases, the danger of apathy, saucepan-enabled smuggling and more.

    • 36 min
    Helen and Daniel: Gifts that mean something, the concept of home and being out there.

    Helen and Daniel: Gifts that mean something, the concept of home and being out there.

    In this episode, guests Helen Bond and Daniel Mutia talk about gifts that mean something, the concept of home, being out there and more.

    • 31 min
    Claire and Rowland: Vintage stuff, lost meanings and viral transmission.

    Claire and Rowland: Vintage stuff, lost meanings and viral transmission.

    In this episode, guests Claire Askew and Rowland Kao chat about vintage stuff, lost meanings and viral transmission.

    • 47 min

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