The designation “skunkworks” is widely used in business, engineering, and technical fields to describe a group within an organisation given a high degree of autonomy and unhampered by bureaucracy, with the task of working on advanced or secret projects. This podcast series, with interviews conducted by Director of Research Prof. David Sylvan, is a way of getting insight into parts of research rarely discussed elsewhere than within the framework of research projects, for example survey question choice, decisions between archival holdings, statistical test options, etc.