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Theme: Finding Space

This event occurred on
June 2, 2018
10:30am - 5:30pm BST
(UTC +1hr)
Bristol, Bristol, City of
United Kingdom

How do we make space for the marginalised?
Where does your physical space stop and your mental space begin?
What is your safe space? Where did you find it?
TEDxUniversityofBristol 2018 brings together bright minds and unsung heroes of our Bristol community, to explore all that is space.

Bristol SU
University of Bristol Students' Union
Richmond Building, 105 Queens Road
Bristol, Bristol, City of, BS8 1LN
United Kingdom
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Eno Mfon

Eno Mfon is a successful playwright and performer who graduated from the University of Bristol, UK, in 2016. In her final year she was commissioned by the Bristol Old Vic to write and perform a one-woman show, ‘Check the Label’ – a sell out performance.

Owain Astles

Owain Astles is a filmmaker based in Bristol, UK, who believes in articulating what we can all do to help those who are homeless around us.

Portia Bowman

ortia is a Bristol-based Space Systems engineer, currently working on exploration missions to further our understanding of the Earth and the universe.

Tom Eberhardt

Tom Eberhardt is the Governor of Norway’s famous Bastøy prison. Known around the world for its radically different approach to rehabilitating criminals, Bastøy represents the embodiment of a philosophy committed to best serving our societies by rethinking the ways that we punish.

Zara Nanu

Dr Zara Nanu is CEO and co-founder of Gapsquare, a company that uses data science to close the gender pay gap to create a space for equality.

Zion Lights

Devon-based Zion Lights is a science writer and expert in green parenting. It all started when she saw Saturn’s rings through a high powered telescope. For Zion, stargazing has the ability to change the way that we look at the world, helping us develop what she calls a ‘cosmic perspective’. Her talk is about reconnecting with the stars, taking the time to look up, and contemplating our place in the universe.

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London, United Kingdom


United Kingdom