Saturday, 15 October 2011

Join TV Stars, Academics And Business Leaders For Debates In Nottingham

Dr Phil Hammond

The University of Nottingham will be hosting a series of Question Time-style debates next week to mark the launch of Impact: The Nottingham Campaign, the biggest fundraising campaign in the University's history.

Everyone is welcome to attend the free debates and join a host of TV stars, academics, students and business leaders including GP and comedian Dr Phil Hammond, award-winning broadcaster and writer Adam Hart-Davis, TV presenter Maggie Philbin and Sky News presenter and former Nottingham University alumnus Jeff Randall.

Pills, potions and prescriptions, or care, community and lifestyle? What works best for health and well-being today? Tuesday 18 October 6.30-8pm
Adam Hart-Davis
This first debate takes place at Nottingham Contemporary and will be chaired by Jeff Randall. Dr Phil Hammond, Dr Mike Stroud, Professor Ian Hall, Dean of Medicine at Nottingham University and Jane Todd, chief executive of Nottingham City Council, will also be taking part and this event is preceded by a networking reception at 5.15pm at the University Park Campus, with a return coach laid on.

What is the role of universities in nurturing talent? Wednesday 19 October 6.30-8pm
The second debate is chaired by Alex Corck-Adelman, president of The University of Nottingham's Students' Union and will be held at Business School South. Former Labour MP Paddy Tipping, Bahram Bekhradnia, director of the Higher Education Policy Institute, Dr Rachel Carr, chief executive of IntoUniversity and David Harris, principal of Nottingham University Samworth Academy will be taking part and this event is preceded by a networking reception at 5pm.

From mind to market: where do good ideas come from? Thursday 20 October 6.30-8pm
Chaired by Professor Martin Binks, Dean of Nottingham University Business School, this debate will be held in the Keighton Auditorium. Adam Hart-Davis, Maggie Philbin, Bruce Savage and Professor Keith Campbell will also be taking part and this event is also preceded by a networking reception at 5pm.
Jeff Randall

All of the debates are open to members of the public with free admission but places must be booked by registering at

Full details about the all the debates can also be found on The Nottingham University website here

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