Prof Sir Robert Lechler

Speaker at TEDxLondonBusinessSchool 2019

Professor Sir Robert Lechler

"The Future of Organ Transplants."

Robert Lechler’s research interests revolve around transplantation tolerance, persuading the immune system to “tolerate” foreign organs as well as remaining fully capable of fighting off infections and cancer. Organ regrowth and regeneration are also a research focus of King’s College London and of King’s Health Partners Academic Health Science Centre of which Robert is Senior Vice President and Executive Director, respectively.

The future of organ transplants

Professor Sir Robert Lechler's talk will discuss the challenges of organ transplants and how current research is fighting to combat these issues. Robert Lechler is the current Vice-Principal and Executive Director of King’s College London’s Health Partners Academic Health Science Centre. Robert began his career in academic medicine in the Department of Immunology at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School and has followed a distinguished career.

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Diane Ashiru-Oredope

Speaker at TEDxLondonBusinessSchool 2019

Diane Ashiru-Oredope

"Preventing the Post-Antibiotics Era: Influencing Future Generations."

How serious really is antimicrobial resistance? Is it just scaremongering? Dr Diane Ashiru-Oredope is the Lead Pharmacist for Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) and Stewardship at Public Health England and has both researched and started initiatives to combat antimicrobial resistance at home and world-wide. Having presented at events such as the Science Museums exhibition on Superbugs, she brings us her vision on AMR and what you can do to help.

Preventing the post-antibiotic era

How serious really is antimicrobial resistance? Is it just scaremongering? Having presented at events such as the Science Museums exhibition on Superbugs, Dr Diane Ashiru-Oredope brings us her vision on antimicrobial resistance and what you can do to help. Dr Diane Ashiru-Oredope is the Lead Pharmacist for Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) and Stewardship at Public Health England and has both researched and started initiatives to combat antimicrobial resistance at home and world-wide.

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Susan Moore

Speaker at TEDxLondonBusinessSchool 2019

Susan Moore

"Stillness in the Midst of Chaos: Slow Art."

Susan Moore is Associate Editor of Apollo. An art historian, art critic and saleroom columnist, she also writes regularly for the Financial Times and founded the not-for-profit Slow Art Workshop in 2017.

Stillness in the midst of chaos: slow art

Susan Moore's talk discusses how people currently view works of art, and how to engage more deeply with them. Susan Moore is Associate Editor of Apollo. An art historian, art critic and saleroom columnist, she also writes regularly for the Financial Times and founded the not-for-profit Slow Art Workshop in 2017.

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Dr Joana Cook

Speaker at TEDxLondonBusinessSchool 2019

Dr Joana Cook

"A woman's place in security."

Dr. Joana Cook is a Senior Research Fellow at the International Center for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR) at King’s College London. Dr. Cook holds a PhD from the Department of War Studies, which examined women in relation to post-9/11 international U.S. counterterrorism responses. Her research focuses on women in violent extremism, countering violent extremism, and counter-terrorism practices. She is the author of the book, “A woman’s place: U.S. counterterrorism since 9/11” (Hurst 2019). She has presented her research to senior government and security audiences in a number of countries, and at institutions such as the UN Security Council, the European Parliamentary Assembly, and Public Safety Canada (amongst others). She has been featured in media such as CNN, Time, the Telegraph, the Huffington Post, the Washington Post, BBC World News, Sky News, the National Post and CBC.

A woman's place in security

Dr Joana Cook's talk will cover her research which focuses on women in violent extremism, countering violent extremism, and counter-terrorism practices. Dr Joana Cook is a Senior Research Fellow at the International Center for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR) at King’s College London. Dr. Cook holds a PhD from the Department of War Studies, which examined women in relation to post-9/11 international U.S. counterterrorism responses. Her research focuses on women in violent extremism, countering violent extremism, and counter-terrorism practices. She has presented her research to senior government and security audiences in a number of countries.

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Sue Mitchell

Speaker at TEDxLondonBusinessSchool 2021+1

Sue Mitchell

"Searching for the Truth in the Story of One Refugee Family."

Sue Mitchell is based in the documentary unit at the BBC and recently produced and presented the Radio 4 Podcast, Girl Taken, which tracks a refugee journey across thousands of miles as a mother searches for her missing daughter. The series has attracted widespread coverage internationally and has helped highlight important issues about the experience of women and the struggle to get their experiences raised on the international stage.

Searching for the Truth in the Story of One Refugee Family.

What started as a brave mission to save a small girl from the harshness of a refugee camp quickly unfolded into an investigation with surprising revelations that left those involved with a larger question: how can we be better listeners and reporters of women and the truth?

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Stee Moglie

Speaker at TEDxLondonBusinessSchool 2021+1

Stee Moglie

"Musical Performance."

Born and raised in South East London, Stee Moglie is a 24 year old singer, rap artist and song writer who isn’t afraid to keep an English accent in her music. She is an up and coming, multi-genre artist who uses her uniqueness to her advantage!

Musical Performance

Vibe to some acoustic hip hop with Stee Moglie. Born and raised in South East London, Stee Moglie is a 24 year old singer, rap artist and song writer who isn't afraid to keep an English accent in her music. She is an up and coming, multi-genre artist who uses her uniqueness to her advantage.

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Siegfried Wagner

Speaker at TEDxLondonBusinessSchool 2021+1

Siegfried Wagner

"Tackling Dementia with AI Powered Eye Care."

Siegfried Wagner is a Medical Research Council Clinical Research Training Fellow and ophthalmologist based at the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at University College London and Moorfields Eye Hospital. Inspired as a medical student by the role of eye exams in diagnosing people with HIV and Tuberculosis in South Africa, Siegfried uses statistical modelling and artificial intelligence techniques to understand how changes in our eyes can represent overall health, from heart disease to dementia.

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Tackling Dementia with AI Powered Eye Care

Dementia has become the no.1 cause of death in the UK, however, around 50% of cases are astonishingly left undiagnosed, due to the insufficient traditional diagnosis process.

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Sarah Ellis

Speaker at TEDxLondonBusinessSchool 2021+1

Sarah Ellis

"Technology and the Future of Theatre."

Sarah Ellis is an award-winning producer currently working as Director of Digital Development for the Royal Shakespeare Company to explore new artistic initiatives and partnerships. In 2017, she became a fellow of the University of Worcester for her work in the arts and technology. In 2016 she was awarded The Hospital Club & Creatives Industries award for cross industry collaboration for her work on the RSC’s The Tempest in collaboration with Intel and in association with The Imaginarium Studios.

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Technology and the Future of Theatre

Art and technology are often seen as distinct disciplines. But combining them results in magic. Sarah Ellis, the Director of Digital Development at the Royal Shakespeare Company, teaches us how technology is reimagining the experience of theatre, taking it beyond the stage and into our living rooms. As an award-winning producer, Sarah Ellis currently works as Director of Digital Development for the Royal Shakespeare Company to explore new artistic initiatives and partnerships.

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Oliver Double

Speaker at TEDxLondonBusinessSchool 2021+1

Oliver Double

"Why stand-up is more theatrical than theatre."

Oliver Double is Reader in Drama at the University of Kent. Before becoming an academic he worked as a stand-up comedian on the national comedy circuit, and set up the Last Laugh, Sheffield’s longest running comedy club. He continues to perform occasionally, and also as compere of the Funny Rabbit Comedy Club. He has written a number of books, and helped to establish the British Stand-Up Comedy Archive, based at Kent’s Templeman Library. He presents a podcast about this archive, called A History of Comedy in Several Objects. His latest book Alternative Comedy: 1979 and the Reinvention of British Stand-Up was published 2020.

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Is stand-up comedy a form of theatre or a different art altogether? Is it possible that it's even more theatrical than theatre itself?

Oliver Double, a Reader in Drama and Head of Comedy at the University of Kent and stand-up comedian showcases what his research and experience say about the blurred lines between Stand-up Comedy and Theatre.

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Giri Kesavan

SPEAKER AT TEDXLONDONBUSINESSSCHOOL 2021+1

Giri Kesavan

"Simple Solutions to Complex Problems: Board Games."

Giri Kesavan is a current MBA student at London Business School. With a background in engineering, finance & technology, Giri is particularly interested in the intersection of business and technology and works with The Wheeler Institute for Business & Development. With interests in microfinance and business development in emerging economics, Giri will talk about how complex socio-economic problems can be mitigated by startlingly simple solutions.

Simple Solutions to Complex Problems: Board Games

Complex social-economic problems could be solved via surprisingly simple solutions. Without huge funding, without involving too many stakeholders, and without major education training regimes, Giri Kesaven, an MBA student at London Business School, managed to improve the life skills education for the kids in Kenya.

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