PEOPLE

  • Jason Smith

    Associate Fellow

    Academy of Ideas

    Jason was previously Partnerships Manager for the Debating Matters Competition. He writes and comments, on a freelance basis, about food, farming and attitudes toward the countryside and developments in agriculture. He has been a member of the Battle of Ideas organising committee since 2010 and produces many of the food-related sessions each year. He now spends his time helping companies with their communications and marketing.

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Qualifying Round: West Yorkshire 2014/15

DEBATE: Fracking

Qualifying Round: ARK 2013/14

DEBATE: Green Energy

Qualifying Round: ARK 2013/14

DEBATE: Unhealthy Lifestyles

Qualifying Round: Northamptonshire 2013/14

DEBATE: Green Energy

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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