Team Overview for team BHAM Thomas (University of Birmingham)

Speakers: James Bowker and Jamie Batchelor

Round 1

Motion: THW officially recognise Scientology as a religion

Venue: Maths Room (Old College)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 1After Round 1After Round 4
Opening GovernmentWARWICK Toby Almy is not edgy (University of Warwick)Second21st (0 points, 0 speaks)8th (2 points, 163 speaks)2nd (10 points, 649 speaks)
Opening OppositionSWAN Seriously though, Free Justin Bieber (Swansea University)Fourth01st (0 points, 0 speaks)22nd (0 points, 147 speaks)17th (5 points, 585 speaks)
Closing GovernmentCOMP War Study Buddies (Composite Teams)First31st (0 points, 0 speaks)1st (3 points, 166 speaks)1st (12 points, 667 speaks)
Closing OppositionBHAM Thomas (University of Birmingham)Third11st (0 points, 0 speaks)15th (1 points, 157 speaks)8th (7 points, 627 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Edward ManceyWARWICK Toby Almy is not edgy82
Gareth WilliamsCOMP War Study Buddies83
James BowkerBHAM Thomas79
Jamie BatchelorBHAM Thomas78
Jordan AndersonCOMP War Study Buddies83
Rhydian MorrisSWAN Seriously though, Free Justin Bieber75
Richard von GladwellSWAN Seriously though, Free Justin Bieber72
Tito SarrionandiaWARWICK Toby Almy is not edgy81

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairRichard CoatesUnaffiliated (N/A)
PanelistMartin KearyUnaffiliated (N/A)
PanelistTallis WardUnaffiliated (N/A)
PanelistJames HullahUnaffiliated (N/A)

Round 2

Motion: TH regrets the popularisation and commercialisation of counter-cultural or oppositional sub-genres of music (e.g Gangsta Rap or Punk music)

Venue: South Room 5 (Old College)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 2After Round 2After Round 4
Opening GovernmentIMPERIAL '); DROP TABLE teamnames (Imperial College London)Third110th (2 points, 154 speaks)14th (3 points, 303 speaks)12th (6 points, 606 speaks)
Opening OppositionWARWICK Toby Almy is not edgy (University of Warwick)First38th (2 points, 163 speaks)3rd (5 points, 323 speaks)2nd (10 points, 649 speaks)
Closing GovernmentBHAM Thomas (University of Birmingham)Second215th (1 points, 157 speaks)10th (3 points, 314 speaks)8th (7 points, 627 speaks)
Closing OppositionSWAN #DefendRaja (Swansea University)Fourth014th (2 points, 138 speaks)23rd (2 points, 278 speaks)15th (6 points, 578 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Angus MorrsonIMPERIAL '); DROP TABLE teamnames75
Ben FalknerSWAN #DefendRaja70
Edward ManceyWARWICK Toby Almy is not edgy80
James BowkerBHAM Thomas78
Jamie BatchelorBHAM Thomas79
Lachlan SwainSWAN #DefendRaja70
Sven De CausmaeckerIMPERIAL '); DROP TABLE teamnames74
Tito SarrionandiaWARWICK Toby Almy is not edgy80

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairAlice Coombes-HuntleyBristol University (BRISTOL)
PanelistCraig McDonaldCardiff University (CARD)
PanelistCaitlin JonesBristol University (BRISTOL)
PanelistJames HullahUnaffiliated (N/A)

Round 3

Motion: Upon the creation of strong AI, THW hardwire AI units with an unassailable and unalterable moral code

Venue: Welsh Room (Old College)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 3After Round 3After Round 4
Opening GovernmentSWING Kyle + Dan (Swing Teams)Second216th (3 points, 290 speaks)13th (5 points, 430 speaks)19th (5 points, 570 speaks)
Opening OppositionBHAM Thomas (University of Birmingham)First310th (3 points, 314 speaks)6th (6 points, 472 speaks)8th (7 points, 627 speaks)
Closing GovernmentSWING Miriam + Huldah (Swing Teams)Fourth018th (3 points, 286 speaks)22nd (3 points, 419 speaks)20th (5 points, 562 speaks)
Closing OppositionCARD On time, honest (Cardiff University)Third120th (2 points, 290 speaks)21st (3 points, 427 speaks)22nd (4 points, 570 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Dan BlackburnSWING Kyle + Dan69
Egle GradeckaiteCARD On time, honest68
Huldah Knox-ThomasSWING Miriam + Huldah67
James BowkerBHAM Thomas79
Jamie BatchelorBHAM Thomas79
Kyle ParkSWING Kyle + Dan71
Miriam SugdenSWING Miriam + Huldah66
Sally MannanCARD On time, honest69

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairAlice Coombes-HuntleyBristol University (BRISTOL)
PanelistSam ShepherdSwansea University (SWAN)
PanelistIgnacio Zinser StainesUnaffiliated (N/A)
PanelistAndrew GordonUnaffiliated (N/A)

Round 4

Motion: In all western liberal democracies, This House Would ban gay conversion therapy

Venue: Modern Languages Room (Old College)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 4After Round 4After Round 4
Opening GovernmentBHAM Thomas (University of Birmingham)Third16th (6 points, 472 speaks)8th (7 points, 627 speaks)8th (7 points, 627 speaks)
Opening OppositionULU Eleanor's Oppressed Penguins (University of London Union)Second27th (6 points, 466 speaks)5th (8 points, 622 speaks)5th (8 points, 622 speaks)
Closing GovernmentCOMP Peace in our time (Composite Teams)First33rd (7 points, 479 speaks)3rd (10 points, 640 speaks)3rd (10 points, 640 speaks)
Closing OppositionIMPERIAL '); DROP TABLE teamnames (Imperial College London)Fourth08th (6 points, 460 speaks)12th (6 points, 606 speaks)12th (6 points, 606 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Angus MorrsonIMPERIAL '); DROP TABLE teamnames73
Hassan Bin ShaheenULU Eleanor's Oppressed Penguins79
James BowkerBHAM Thomas77
James WoodCOMP Peace in our time82
Jamie BatchelorBHAM Thomas78
John TsopanisULU Eleanor's Oppressed Penguins77
Kate BrooksCOMP Peace in our time79
Sven De CausmaeckerIMPERIAL '); DROP TABLE teamnames73

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairAlice Coombes-HuntleyBristol University (BRISTOL)
PanelistToby AlmyBristol University (BRISTOL)
PanelistMichael KearyUnaffiliated (N/A)
PanelistMark EasthamUnaffiliated (N/A)