PEOPLE

  • Tony Gilland

    former Director, Debating Matters

    Academy of Ideas

    Tony recently stood down as the director of the Debating Matters competition. Tony led DM for 10 years, overseeing its growth into a UK competition for nearly 300 schools and its expansion to India through a partnership with the British Council. As the Academy of Ideas’ Science and Society Director Tony organised a number of events and publications on the intersection between science and society at times of public controversy, especially in relation to genetics, public health, energy and climate change. He holds a degree in philosophy, politics and economics from the University of Oxford.

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Regional Final: South East 2013/14

DEBATE: Lads Mags

Qualifying Round: Greenwich 2013/14

DEBATE: Green Energy

Qualifying Round: Hackney 2012/13

DEBATE: Free speech

Qualifying Round: Hackney 2012/13

DEBATE: Party Funding

UPCOMING EVENTS

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



CHAMPIONSHIP ARCHIVE

Find a list of all our previous championship events here.



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