PEOPLE

  • Chris Yapp

    Consultant, Structural Testing

    Building Research Establishment (BRE)

    Chris graduated from the University of Bath in 2010 with a Masters Degree in Civil Engineering and joined BRE on their graduate scheme. He is now a Consultant for their Building Technology Group specialising in large-scale structural testing and material testing. In 2013/14, he was Chairman of the local Institute of Civil Engineers Graduate and Student Committee and has been a regional judge of their Academic Papers competition and Photo competition. Chris was an active member of the debating society at school, using it to help overcome a fear of public speaking.

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Qualifying Round: Hertfordshire 2016/17

DEBATE: Contact sports

Qualifying Round: Hertfordshire 2016/17

DEBATE: Social egg freezing

Qualifying Round: Hertfordshire 2015/16

DEBATE: Sex Selective Abortion

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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