Month

June 2018
Emmanuel Speaks is a performance poet and musician from East London. He uses the stage to highlight an array of controversial subjects. Emmanuel moved to the UK from Nigeria at the age of five. He was inspired to produce his own poetry after stumbling across spoken word online as a teenager and says the creative...
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With a passion for numbers and a love of food, Dr Eugenia Cheng is best known for sharing her love of numeracy through baking. She has combined well known recipes with complex mathematical theories to break down misunderstood concepts to the maths averse in her most well known book How to Bake Pi. Eugenia is...
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As a cardiologist on a mission to share his knowledge with the world, Professor Martin Cowie answered some of our queries ahead of his talk at TEDxLondon. Cardiovascular disease is the world’s biggest killer, claiming close to 18 million deaths per year. More people die annually from cardiovascular diseases than from any other cause. The...
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Beyond Borders is TEDxLondon’s fortnightly exploration of different topics and ideas that inspire and intrigue us. In this special edition for World Refugee Day, we hear from social enterprise Better Shelter about their work with the Rohyingya people. “Every time I visit a refugee camp, the unimaginable resistance of humans amazes me. We all want...
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Karma Cola is an ethically sourced organic soft drinks brand proving itself to be an ambassador for the Fairtrade business model. We met up with the head of the Karma Cola Foundation, Albert Tucker, to find out how they work. Conscious consumerism has been à la mode for some time, but with a plethora of...
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