1
Feb
2010

The Chinese are Coming…. - Professor Tom Donnelly

Professor Tom Donnelly is from the Applied Research Centre Sustainable Regeneration (SURGE) at Coventry University.

In this talk he discusses the growing influence of China in the Automotive Industry and describes some of the barriers that Chinese industry needs to overcome in order to become a global player.

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26
Nov
2009

Into the Dragons’ Den and Out of the Recession - Evan Davis

Financial Journalist Evan Davis discusses Dragons' Den, the Today Programme and the state of economics reporting in the UK.

Evan gave this talk just moments after receiving his Honorary Doctorate from Coventry University.

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4
May
2009

Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis

Martin is an award-winning TV and radio presenter, national newspaper columnist and bestselling author. An ultra-specialised journalist, he spends his life focusing on how to cut bills without cutting back. He is also an innovator/entrepreneur and his website, moneysavingexpert.com, is one of the most visited destinations on the

Here he speaks live to Coventry Conversations via video link from BBC Television Centre. This podcast was recorded on 13th March 2009.

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26
Feb
2009

Is it all Doom and Gloom? - Bob Satchwell

Bob Satchwell is Executive Director of the Society of Editors. He is an experienced speaker, debater and lecturer on media issues, press freedom, freedom of information, business ethics, leadership, business in the community and strategic public relations.

In this Coventry Conversation you can hear Bob talking about doom and gloom in the media world.

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13
Feb
2009

Gordon Brown - ‘How We Are Helping the Nation out of the Economic Recession’

Gordon Brown recently visited Coventry University to speak to the City of Coventry about what the Government is doing to help Britain out of the financial crisis.

In this talk, the Prime Minister answers questions about jobs, unemployment, the local economy and the global recession. He also addresses the ways in which the crisis is effecting the public and charitable sectors.

This event took place on 13th February 2009 at Coventry University's Technocentre.