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Picking a favourite

Over the past few weeks, I have been thinking a lot about which of our talks is my favourite. Luckily, during the editing process, I have been able to watch them all again to help me make my mind up. There are a few it could have been, I’m a big believer in producing...

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My favourite photos

It has been about a month since the TEDx Plymouth University event and I have been having a look back at the photos from the evening. Here are a few of my favourites and why. The first is the picture of the team, over the past 6 months I have got to meet and work with...

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What’s our legacy?

In previous blogs, we’ve explored the learning gained and the inspiration found from TEDxPlymouthUniversity, so I wanted to do something different and write about why I got involved and what we might do next. Everyone gets involved with something like TEDx for...

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What did I learn from TEDx?

I don't like to say no. In my life I have serious FOMO. It's this exact reason that I ended up involved in running the recent TEDx event at Plymouth University. About 4 months ago I found myself in a room of (relative) strangers as we spoke about what we would do and...

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Reflections

One week on from the big day, I thought it's about time I sat down and reflected on the experience of being a licensee and co-organiser of a TEDx event. So, here goes... It has taken me a while to reach the point of reflection, as it was only at the beginning of this...

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Looking back

Hi, my name is Amber Strong and I work at Plymouth University’s Futures Entrepreneurship Centre. I was privileged to be a member of the TEDx Plymouth University 2017 planning committee. This Evolution of Inspiration themed event saw thirteen speakers selected from...

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Final Rehearsals

Tuesday night was the final rehearsal for TEDxPlymouthUniversity. After weeks of relaxed workshops and practise sessions, there was a tension in the air. Photographers clicking, sound and lighting engineers doing their thing, speakers going over their talks again and...

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This Week!

Well it’s the week of the event and we’ve entered what I like to think of as the eye of the storm; the couple of days before the show where everything suddenly goes very calm. Except for a few bits of printing and our main rehearsal tomorrow it seems like my to do...

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Speaker Workshops

Hi, my name is Dom and I’m part of the TEDxPlymouthUniversity team. As a final year student and young entrepreneur here at Plymouth, I spend the majority of my time juggling academics with business, while attempting to revive my social life! However, each morning I...

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Writing an awesome speaker submission

After going through over 60 speaker submissions I find myself overcome with suggestions on how to write an awesome speaker submission (for almost any event, not just TEDx). My name is Garry and as a part of Digital Plymouth and a few other similar events I see a lot...

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Speaker workshops

Hi, John again. I thought it was about time for another update and, with our speaker workshops up and running, there is plenty to talk about! As part of preparing for the big day, we have been running workshops with our speakers to give them time to practise speaking...

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A student perspective

Hi, my name is Michael Todd and I am part of the team that is working on the upcoming TEDx event. Compared to the others in the team I am a current student intern of the university. Therefore, to see this event being organised from a student and employee perspective...

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My personal highlights

Hi I’m Chez, I’m a licensee and a co-organiser of TEDxPlymouthUniversity. As a Project Officer within the University’s GAIN team my job is to create interesting, new events and activities which bring local businesses together with students, researchers and the wider...

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Selecting speakers

Hi, my name is John Petrie and I am the licensee and co-organiser of TEDxPlymouthUniversity. Welcome to the first of many blog posts from our team. We'll be keeping you up-to-date with what's going on, letting you in on what it's like to be involved and sharing some...

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Share inspirational ideas at University’s TEDx talks

The University of Plymouth is inviting people with new, interesting and inspirational ideas to share them with the public at a TEDx event on 9 March. For more information, see the news release below. Share inspirational ideas at University’s TEDx talks Wednesday 14...

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