Award winning work

UTS Impact Studios makes award winning audio.

We do this by combining excellent academic research with audio storytelling for real world impact.

We work with the best scholars to embed audio in the research process, making one-of-a-kind podcasts that entertain, inspire, and create change.

Taking home the Gold

The New Social Contract won Gold in the Best Lockdown Podcast category in the Australian Podcast Awards 2020. The category  celebrates podcasts that have addressed COVID-19 with their analysis and insight, or that were created in reaction to the pandemic.

Ninah Kopel picking up the Silver Trophy at the New York Festival Radio Awards, 2019

Internationally recognised

In 2019 the History Lab podcast won a silver for best history documentary at the New York Radio Festival Awards. Recognised as one of the best audio programs in the world in a field of national and international broadcasters and media companies.

Creative and innovative

Our History Lab podcast received an Excellence in ‘Creative Audio’ at the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia Awards in 2019.

Our work has been shortlisted for

Our podcasts are popular

Impact Studios podcasts rank in the top 30 on the Apple podcast charts, and the top 10 of Apple’s Education charts

Our podcasts connect academics with their end-users and create a new place for engagement

Education audio connects you to a global audience

Podcasts are a great  way to break your research work out of the academy and connect to a global audience.

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If you want to experience the connection, creativity and collaboration of education audio, contact Impact Studios at UTS