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About Big Brains
The award-winning Big Brains podcast features stories about the pioneering research and pivotal breakthroughs by scholars at the University of Chicago and leading universities across the country.
Awards and Accolades
Big Brains has received numerous prestigious honors across higher education and the communications industry. In 2023, the podcast earned the top honor from CASE for the second straight year—its prestigious "grand gold" award; as well as the PRNEWS Platinum Award for Best Podcast. Other recognitions include CASE’s Circle of Excellence gold award (2021) and Adweek’s “best branded podcast” (2020).
Partner with Big Brains
The Big Brains podcast is funded, in part, by Craig Newmark Philanthropies, whose mission is to support trustworthy journalism and combat misinformation.
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