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Steve Rotheram
Steve Rotheram The Metro Mayor @MetroMayorSteve Biography In May 2017 Steve Rotheram was elected to become the first ever Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region. And while this is quite a milestone, we were excited by his manifesto that the Liverpool City Region become more ambitious, fair, green, and a digitally connected. Steve has...
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Mr Bingo
Mr Bingo Hate Mail Entrepreneur @Mr_Bingo mr.bingo Biography Mr Bingo is an illustrator, artist, entrepreneur and a generally very funny person. He's also blessed with seemingly boundless energy, creativity and a designer's desire for perfection. He's called Mr Bingo because when he was 19 he won £141 at the Gala Bingo. He’s been making it...
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Maxine Mackintosh
Maxine Mackintosh Data Evangelist @Maxi_Macki linkedin.com/in/maxinemackintosh/ Biography Maxine is passionate about using our data to improve our cognitive health. She wants to predict health outcomes by observing our social media and/or physical activity. A researcher at University College London Maxine is currently working at the intersection of data science and dementia. Her PhD involves mining...
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Professor Anne Cleary
Professor Anne Cleary The Memory Hunter @AnneClearyPhD anne.cleary.colostate.edu/ Biography Professor Anne Cleary is fascinated by how we explain scenarios that defy our definition of normal! She is a Professor of Cognitive Psychology at Colorado State University and studies these strange cognitive episodes that many assume to be outside the realm of science. She likes to...
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ChauKei Ngai
ChauKei Ngai Fierce Yogini @chaukeingai chaukei.com/ Biography Imagine you take a breath but you get NO air. You gasp. Nothing. You try to intake again. Nothing. You panic. What do you do? ChauKei (pronounced chow kay) was born without breath, and yoga gave it back to her. ChauKei was born two months early weighing only...
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Fallen Angel Dance Theatre
Fallen Angel Dance Theatre Spaces to Awaken   @FallenAngelsDT fallenangelsdancetheatre.co.uk/ Biography Imagine a space where you could awaken and be who you are at your essence, your core...no judgement, only love and acceptance. That is what Paul Bayes Kitcher has created, and it's magical to watch how he creates the safety for his dance crew...
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Adam Kucharski
Adam Kucharski Risk Analyst @AdamJKucharski kucharski.io/ Biography Adam Kucharski is a TED Fellow, a mathematician and an infectious disease scientist creating new computational approaches to understand how epidemics like Zika and Ebola spread, and how they can be controlled. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at the London School...
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Dr. Jenny Zhang
Dr. Jenny Zhang Energy Wizard ch.cam.ac.uk Biography It’s universally accepted that our current energy sources are not sustainable. Overuse of fossil fuels is creating a climate crisis and regardless we’ll eventually run out of oil and gas. Dr Jenny Zhang is a Cambridge University chemist who believes she might be able to find an answer...
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Dan Cable
Dan Cable Social Explorer @DanCable1 dan-cable.com/ Biography Sadly many of our companies and organisations are hardly inspiring places to work. Social psychologist and London Business School Professor Dan Cable argues that the reason for so much unhappiness at work is our biology. Our brains are emotional ‘seeking systems’ that crave meaning and connection. They are...
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Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers
Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers No Limits @MugenkyoTaiko taiko.co.uk/ Biography A breath-taking display of high energy, sharp synchronisation, elegant choreography and powerful earth-shaking rhythms on huge taiko drums: a special performance developed for TedX, showcasing skill, stamina & red-hot rhythms to stir your soul! … Mugen Taiko is Europe’s longest established taiko organisation, approaching their 25th year....
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