The chair that changes lives

January 11, 2012

Welcome to 2012, TEDx-ers! Over the holiday season, we got in touch with some inspiring people, and to get the year started with a buzz, we’d like to introduce you to the first of many speakers for TEDxGranta, Alive & Kicking: David Constantine MBE, co-founder of Motivation. Motivation is a charity that works to improve […]

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Telling stories with CamCreative

September 13, 2011

Wednesday, 26th October from 7.00pm at B Bar, Market Passage, Cambridge, CB2 3PF. Get directions | Register through Meetup Erring as we do a tiny bit on the side of ambitious, we launched TEDxGranta with a full-blown, all-day event. As luck (and hard work) would have it, it was a success. As we thought about […]

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The Sultan’s Elephant – or how to dream up impossible things and make them happen

February 11, 2011

Nicky Webb co-founded creative producers Artichoke, who have been responsible for some of the most ambitious and inspiring arts events of the past few years, including The Sultan’s Elephant and Antony Gormley’s One & Other.

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Making a difference through European crime and justice research

February 10, 2011

Jennifer Rubin is Director of the Communities, Safety and Justice Programme at RAND Europe a non-profit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis.

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Anne Dobrée is creating the perfect environment for entrepreneurship to thrive

February 9, 2011

As acting Head of Seed Funds at Cambridge Enterprise, which exists to help University of Cambridge inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs make their ideas and concepts more commercially successful for the benefit of society, UK economy, the inventors and the University.

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Challenging artists and audiences to re-think what is possible

February 8, 2011

In the last five years this approach has led to the creation of extraordinary projects and experiences.

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The activity illusion – are we living to work rather than working to live?

February 7, 2011

Thoughts on productivity in the age of the Knowledge Worker from an expert on being connected 24/7.

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Three more powerful talks about the way our world is changing every day

February 4, 2011

TED’s underlying theme of Technology, Entertainment and Design bring together another three powerful communicators via webcast at TEDxGrant

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What does our relationship with birds tell us about nature, climate change and conservation?

February 2, 2011

Birds are an important entry point to conservation – they are well studied, highly visible and people relate to them well. Melanie’s talk at TEDxGranta will explain how they are important indicators of issues like climate change which impact nature more broadly.

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Creating opportunities for street children

January 28, 2011

The Street Child World Cup is one of the best ideas to come out of Cambridge in the last 800 years’. Walter Herriot, St. Johns Innovation Centre.

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