The Telegraph Media Group Academy to host 300 Seconds We’re delighted to hold our next event at The Telegraph, hosted by the Telegraph Media Group Academy, on 4 June 2015 in London. TMG Academy are committed to supporting and encouraging diversity through events, training, apprenticeships and graduate schemes. The event will follow the format you’ve come to know and love: 10-12 new and exciting speakers, […]

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Speakers for 12 November event at ODI

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Lizzie Dyson: BBC Sports Persona refresh in 6 weeks

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Nour Alomary: Everyday digital security

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Verity Stockdale: Tech and language

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Paula Moughton-Weems: Making the impossible possible

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Gemma Sou, Viva Voce: a new social network for social scientists

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