Team Overview for team MDU Russian to Judgement (Manchester Debating Union)

Speakers: Dominic Hardwick and Mhairi Hindle

Round 1

Motion: THW offer drug and alcohol addicts substantial cash payments in return for agreeing to undergo sterilisation

Venue: 1163 (Ground Floor)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 1After Round 1After Round 4
Opening GovernmentOX Eh? (Oxford Union)First31st (0 points, 0 speaks)7th (3 points, 152 speaks)14th (6 points, 609 speaks)
Opening OppositionMDU Russian to Judgement (Manchester Debating Union)Third11st (0 points, 0 speaks)21st (1 points, 141 speaks)22nd (4 points, 590 speaks)
Closing GovernmentKES Does grey matter? (King Edward VI School)Second21st (0 points, 0 speaks)14th (2 points, 145 speaks)23rd (4 points, 587 speaks)
Closing OppositionKES Georgia and the Machine (King Edward VI School)Fourth01st (0 points, 0 speaks)27th (0 points, 138 speaks)20th (5 points, 592 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Alex Chamberlain-ClayKES Does grey matter?73
Alpha LeeOX Eh?76
Dan AyreKES Georgia and the Machine69
Dominic HardwickMDU Russian to Judgement69
Georgai EverestKES Georgia and the Machine69
Henry MardenKES Does grey matter?72
Jon LoOX Eh?76
Mhairi HindleMDU Russian to Judgement72

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairAlex CavellUnaffiliated Judges (N/A)
PanelistDavidUnaffiliated Judges (N/A)

Round 2

Motion: THBT major news-media organisations should not interview people with views outside the consensus of the scientific community

Venue: 1111 (Ground Floor)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 2After Round 2After Round 4
Opening GovernmentMDU Russian to Judgement (Manchester Debating Union)First321st (1 points, 141 speaks)10th (4 points, 303 speaks)22nd (4 points, 590 speaks)
Opening OppositionKES Let it Be (King Edward VI School)Fourth018th (1 points, 148 speaks)24th (1 points, 293 speaks)24th (4 points, 573 speaks)
Closing GovernmentMDU Insane in the Ukraine (Manchester Debating Union)Third120th (1 points, 143 speaks)20th (2 points, 292 speaks)17th (6 points, 591 speaks)
Closing Opposition- Central Cuban University (Composite Teams)Second222nd (0 points, 159 speaks)18th (2 points, 313 speaks)8th (7 points, 624 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Dominic HardwickMDU Russian to Judgement81
Ivan ZheludevKES Let it Be73
Jack MellishMDU Insane in the Ukraine75
Joe SmithKES Let it Be72
Joshua Heng- Central Cuban University76
Mhairi HindleMDU Russian to Judgement81
Owen Yeo- Central Cuban University78
Ria BasuMDU Insane in the Ukraine74

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairAlex HarrisUniversity College London (UCL)
PanelistJamie HannaUnaffiliated Judges (N/A)

Round 3

Motion: THBT men should take no active role in the womens liberation movement

Venue: 1093 (Ground Floor)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 3After Round 3After Round 4
Opening GovernmentUCL Sparta (University College London)Third117th (3 points, 294 speaks)17th (4 points, 451 speaks)18th (5 points, 600 speaks)
Opening Opposition- Says YOLO. Dies (Composite Teams)Second29th (4 points, 305 speaks)9th (6 points, 463 speaks)11th (7 points, 616 speaks)
Closing GovernmentMDU Russian to Judgement (Manchester Debating Union)Fourth010th (4 points, 303 speaks)16th (4 points, 452 speaks)22nd (4 points, 590 speaks)
Closing OppositionULU We love you dear leader (ULU)First311th (4 points, 300 speaks)4th (7 points, 465 speaks)2nd (10 points, 626 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
AkbirUCL Sparta76
Arun Shanmuganathan- Says YOLO. Dies79
Christof Epaminondas- Says YOLO. Dies79
Dominic HardwickMDU Russian to Judgement74
Hassaan Bin ShaheenULU We love you dear leader82
John TULU We love you dear leader83
Mhairi HindleMDU Russian to Judgement75
OliviaUCL Sparta81

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairSrishti KrishnamoorthyUnaffiliated Judges (N/A)
PanelistJamie HannaUnaffiliated Judges (N/A)

Round 4

Motion: TH, as a developing state, would ignore all international patent and copyright treaties

Venue: 1095 (Ground Floor)

Teams:

RoleTeamRankingPointsBefore Round 4After Round 4After Round 4
Opening Government- I am the Avenue Campus Ghost (Composite Teams)First318th (4 points, 449 speaks)10th (7 points, 621 speaks)10th (7 points, 621 speaks)
Opening OppositionMDU Russian to Judgement (Manchester Debating Union)Fourth016th (4 points, 452 speaks)22nd (4 points, 590 speaks)22nd (4 points, 590 speaks)
Closing GovernmentSWING C (Swing Teams)Second220th (4 points, 439 speaks)16th (6 points, 593 speaks)16th (6 points, 593 speaks)
Closing OppositionUCL Sparta (University College London)Third117th (4 points, 451 speaks)18th (5 points, 600 speaks)18th (5 points, 600 speaks)

Speakers:

NameTeamPoints
Adam Scott- I am the Avenue Campus Ghost86
AkbirUCL Sparta74
Ali MasoudiSWING C75
Dominic HardwickMDU Russian to Judgement71
James NashSWING C79
Mhairi HindleMDU Russian to Judgement67
OliviaUCL Sparta75
Rebekah Brewer- I am the Avenue Campus Ghost86

Adjudicators:

RoleNameUniversity
ChairGemma StenningKing Edward VI School (KES)
PanelistLakshaUnaffiliated Judges (N/A)