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Join Our Team

Join Our Team

16 May 2017

Creating a TEDx event is hard work – we're not going to lie! We have no problem finding volunteers for the fortnight in the run up to our event and even for our event day, however getting our core planning team right is essential to making our event a success. Last year we had a core team of ten and a total team of 21 for our event day.  This year, we're ambitious about doubling our ticket numbers, evolving our event within our community with a number of fringe events (to keep the TEDx spirit going) and expanding our...

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Rip it up and start again

Rip it up and start again

16 November 2016

Identity has always been a social construct largely based on how others physically perceive you. Be that gender, ethnicity, age, disability, sexuality or faith, others base their assumptions on their own inherent conscious and subconscious prejudices. The rise of the online digital persona makes this subjective identity increasingly irrelevant – and self-identity implicit. Now you get to dictate how you want to be perceived by naming your message, your personal communication style, and how you present your own...

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A word from our sponsors...

A word from our sponsors...

05 November 2016

Like all TEDx events, we’re hugely reliant on the support of our partners. Without their financial and practical help we simply wouldn’t be able to put on our event! So we thought we’d ask them to share their favourite TED Talk and their reasons for getting involved this year. Here’s what a few of them had to say… Phil Sanger, Vault IP My favourite has to be: ‘What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness’. This talk describes a 75-year long study into human...

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