IMO Student Debate 2013
When? Saturday 7th December 2013 @ 2.30pm
Where? Royal College of Surgeons, 123 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2
Participants will debate the motion:
"This House proposes that cannabis be legalised for recreational and medicinal use"
Results of IMO Medical Student Debate 2013
The IMO medical student debate was held in the RCSI on the 7th December 2013. Two teams went head to head debating the motion ‘This House proposes that cannabis be legalised for recreational and medicinal use’
Proposing the Motion: Gavin Tucker (Trinity), Simon Neary (NUIG) and Elizabeth Ahern Flynn (RCSI)
Opposing the Motion: William Courtney (UCD), Sanskriti Sasikumar (UL) and John Campion (NUIG)
Both teams delivered their arguments with great fluency and content and the judges noted a very high standard overall. The Opposing Team were awarded winning place by the adjudicating panel.
Overall outstanding speaker was awarded to Elizabeth Ahern Flynn from RCSI. Ms Ahern Flynn was commended for her quick rebuttal against the opposing team’s claims and her great descriptive imagery to present her argument. Elizabeth was presented with the IMO student debate medal by IMO president Dr Matthew Sadlier.