University of Leeds
Edie is a final year politics with quantitative research methods student at the University of Leeds. In her second year, she was the political events secretary for her University’s POLIS Society, organising debates on subjects such as free speech, as well as talks on islamophobia and Black Lives Matter.
Her political research includes the voting behaviour of the Eurovision Song Contest and the politics of internet memes. In 2017 she participated in the Academy of Ideas’ Living Freedom school, discussing and debating topics surrounding freedoms and liberty in modern society.
Thursday 27 June:
Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts
Friday 5 July:
North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre
Find a list of all our previous championship events here.
SUPPORT DEBATING MATTERS
Bernie Whelan, our DM coordinator, is raising money for Debating Matters.
To stage one of our Championships for six to 12 teams costs £6,000. Find out more on Bernie’s
Wonderful fundraising page.