A successful T-Talks event was held in Rhodes House, Oxford on Thursday 22nd June 2017 from 5:00pm to 7:30pm. The audience of 140 people listened attentively to a series of excellent speakers, and enthusiastically participated in the Q&A session which followed.

The Hall of Balliol College, University of Oxford hosted the opening T-Talks event of 2017. Students and young people gathered to hear inspirational talks from the four speakers, each lasting 10-15 minutes. Following the talks, the speakers and audience engaged in a Q&A session, which carried on into the drinks reception.

Prof Denis Noble’s lecture on his new book Dance to the Tune of Life, held in conjunction with T-Talks and the Biochemistry Society of the University of Oxford. The talk was introduced by Dr Sung Hee Kim, President of T-Talks, Dr Tianyi Zhang, President of the Biochemistry Society and Prof Hagan Bayley from the University of Oxford. After delivering a short lecture, Prof Noble takes questions from the audience in a Q&A session chaired by Dr Tianyi Zhang.

Two guest speakers from the UK's National Film and Television School come to Exeter College, University of Oxford. Simon Clark and Peter Ansorge talk about their expertise in the media industry, and offer advice to young people who are thinking about careers in film and television.

The Divinity School was the home of the launch of T-Talks in the UK. This amazing medieval venue dates from the 15th Century, and is the oldest teaching and examination hall at the University of Oxford. Steeped in a history of learning and debate, what better place to host the launch of T-Talks? The event featured a number of talks, each lasting approximately 10 minutes, and was followed by a drinks reception.

An audience of 500 students and young people filled both levels of the auditorium at the Daegu Metropolitan Office of Education. They listened attentively as the five speakers delivered their talks. After the talks, the speakers all joined host Min-Jung Kwon on stage for a Q&A session, where they fielded insightful and intelligent questions from a captivated audience. Korean media, including Yonhap News, KBS TV and MBC TV, were once again in attendance to cover the event.

Designed by British-Iranian architect Zaha Hadid and standing on the site of a former baseball stadium, the futuristic Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP) in central Seoul provided the stunning setting for the launch of T-Talks. An audience of 300 people listened attentively as our five speakers delivered their talks. The speakers joined host Kyung-ran Kim on stage for a Q&A session, where they fielded insightful and intelligent questions from their audience. The event was broadcast by Chosun TV, and featured heavily in the Korean media over the following days, with articles in the Korea Times and Chosun Ilbo among others. Watch these videos on event highlights and a talk delivered by Professor Denis Noble.