PEOPLE

  • Adrian Sawyer

    Lecturer & DM Alumnus

    Plymouth University

    Adrian has been involved with Debating Matters for a number of years, having been part of his college team which reached the competition’s National Final in 2009. He particularly looks for passionate debaters who have done their research and are able to justify their arguments with relevant facts and data. Adrian graduated from Plymouth University, and now teaches Rescue and Emergency Management at the University. He now works for the NHS, and is part of the Ambulance Service’s Special Operations Response Team, dealing with incidents such as chemical releases and terrorism. Outside of Debating Matters, he holds numerous voluntary roles; he is a Scout Leader, an manager for a Search & Rescue team, and a First Aid trainer for the British Red Cross.

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Qualifying Round: Cornwall 2015/16

DEBATE: Doping in Sport

Qualifying Round: Cornwall 2015/16

DEBATE: The BBC

Qualifying Round: Wiltshire 2015/16

DEBATE: Doping in Sport

UPCOMING EVENTS

Thursday 27 June:
Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts

Friday 5 July:
North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre



CHAMPIONSHIP ARCHIVE

Find a list of all our previous championship events here.



SUPPORT DEBATING MATTERS

Bernie Whelan, our DM coordinator, is raising money for Debating Matters. To stage one of our Championships for six to 12 teams costs £6,000. Find out more on Bernie’s Wonderful fundraising page.

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