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Talks & Transcripts

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All of the videos from TEDxOxbridge are available here.

Talks included:

  • Alan Keeso, 1+1 MBA student at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

Alan suggests that if we hope to recapture nature’s intrinsic value to rescue society and the planet, our best chance is in working with technology rather than against it. Watch Alan’s talk here and download the talk transcript here.

  • Alex Bellini, Adventurer, Professional Speaker, Mental Coach and Author

Alex speaks about dreaming big and making dreams a reality by having motivation triumph excuses. Whilst he acknowledges the role of extrinsic motivation, he emphasises the rarity and sheer power of intrinsic motivation that make the journey worthwhile. Watch Alex’s talk here and download the talk transcript here.

  • Cheryl Grise, Global Advisory Strategy Leader at EY

Cheryl speaks about purpose being at the heart of a successful organisation’s existence in a connected, fast paced and complex world. Watch Cheryl’s talk here and download the talk transcript here.

  • Constance McDermott, James Martin Senior Fellow in Forest Governance, University of Oxford

Constance explains the importance of paying attention to where materials are sourced from and the overall impact it can have on the supply chain. Watch Connie’s talk here and download the talk transcript here.

  • Indy Johar, Co-Founder 00 and Young Foundation Senior Innovation Associate

Social Innovation increasingly features on the policy agenda, yet few think about the oblique nature of solutions. Indy speaks about the nature of change and the role of social capital. Watch Indy’s talk here and download the talk transcript here.

  • Jennie Winhall, Social Innovator and Service Design Strategist

How do we bring about change to help those in need, while still taking into account their needs and emotions? Jennie speaks about how the current system repeatedly fails those under its care and how we are in need of exemplars. Watch Jennie’s talk here and download the talk transcript here.

  • Marc Ventresca, Strategy and Innovation Faculty at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

Marc speaks about the role of infrastructure in transforming Ideas to Impact. He explores how big spaces of the world become organised and then reflects on how infrastructure can be thought of in new ways. Watch Marc’s talk here and download the talk transcript here.

  • Margaret Heffernan, Entrepreneur, Chief Executive and Author

Margaret explains that success is about more than just IQ, success lies in collaboration. She emphasises that what happens between people matters. Watch Margaret’s talk here and download the talk transcript here.

  • Mihkel Jäätma, Chief Executive Officer of Realeyes

Mihkel describes how emotion measurement technology enables us to bring in an essential human element to all this data – making those decisions better, and fairer for everyone. Watch Mihkel’s talk here and download the talk transcript here.

  • Nicholas Davies, Senior Director, Head of Society and Innovation, World Economic Forum

Nicholas shares his learnings and observations on innovative, entrepreneurial people in government, business and civil society. Watch Nick’s talk here and download the talk transcript here.

  • Paolo Quattrone, Chair in Accounting Governance & Social Innovation, University of Edinburgh

How do we learn from our past to rethink the future of governance? Paolo takes us back in history and shows examples in the non-corporate spaces to solve one of today’s most challenging and intellectually stimulating management problems. Watch Paulo’s talk here and download the talk transcript here.

  • Patricia Nuttall, Professor of Arbovirology, University of Oxford

Patricia talks about creating new and effective drugs from chemicals existing in bugs. Watch Patricia’s talk here and download the talk transcript here.

  • Peter Atkins, Author and Former Professor of Chemistry at the University of Oxford

Peter presents a scientific vision of corruption and explains how corruption drives the universe. An interesting take on the second law of Thermodynamics. Watch Peter’s talk here; download the talk transcript here and download the Spanish version of the transcript here.

  • Peter Tatchell, Human Rights and Political Campaigner

Peter shares some speculative ideas on the subject. He delivers a very interesting view on sexuality and where society might be heading in terms of evolution of human culture pertaining to the acceptance of LGBT people. Watch Peter’s talk here and download the talk transcript here.

  • Richard Heaslip, Head of EMEA Renewals, Google for Work

Richard speaks about how technology is changing the way we do business and the business environment in a highly digital economy. Watch Richard’s talk here and download the talk transcript here.

  • Other Videos

TEDxOxbridge 2015 welcome note
TEDxOxbridge MC Tribute
TEDxOxbridge 2015 closing note