• Dr Harry Witchel

    Discipline Leader in Physiology

    Brighton and Sussex Medical School

    Harry received the 2004 Charles Darwin Award Lecture for the popular communication of biological science from the British Association for the Advancement of Science. He is a discipline leader at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School, where he pursues his research on physio-biology and teaches medical students. His writings have appeared in the Financial Times, the Times Higher Educational Supplement, and the Times Educational Supplement. He has also appeared as a commentator on the BBC’s Radio 4, Radio 2, World Service, Breakfast, News 24 and Newsnight, where he faced Jeremy Paxman, as well as Classic FM and Big Brother. His book about music and the brain, “You are what you hear”, was published in 2011 and he delivered a lecture on the subject at the Royal Institution of Great Britain in the same year.


Qualifying Round: Croydon 2015/16

DEBATE: Sex Selective Abortion

Qualifying Round: Croydon 2015/16

DEBATE: Doping in Sport

Regional Final: South East 2013/14

DEBATE: Arts Funding

National FInal: National Final 2012/13

DEBATE: Arts Funding

Regional Final: South East 2011/12

DEBATE: Organ Donation

Regional Final: South East 2011/12

DEBATE: London Olympics

Regional Final: South East 2010/11

DEBATE: Smart Drugs

Regional Final: South East 2010/11

DEBATE: Happiness

Qualifying Round: Brighton & Hove 2010/11

DEBATE: Extremism on Campus

Qualifying Round: Brighton & Hove 2009/10

DEBATE: Organic food


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