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Vodafone Lecture Series: Mobile phones, society and interconnectivity

28 November 2012

Vodafone Lecture Series: Mobile phones, society and interconnectivity

The mobile phone is now a platform of choice for many types of communication, lifestyle, commercial and leisure activities. In some parts of the world it represents a multi-leapfrog technology where there is no previous banking, phone, social change, or marketing infrastructure

Vodafone Lecture: Social media and Arab Spring revolutions

05 July 2012

Vodafone Lecture: Social media and Arab Spring revolutions

Dr Tarek Elabbady of Microsoft Research Advanced Technology Labs in Cairo explains communications technologies used during and after the Arab Spring Revolutions

Vodafone Lecture: How mobile phones promote economic development

27 February 2012

Vodafone Lecture: How mobile phones promote economic development

Tom Standage, Digital Editor, The Economist, examines how mobile phones promote economic growth and considers the prospects for mobile money

Encouraging innovative engineering

24 January 2011

Encouraging innovative engineering

Tristram Carfrae RDI FREng discusses his work creating the Water Cube - Beijing’s National Aquatics Centre for the 2008 Olympics, recipient of the 2009 MacRobert Award

An obsession with speed

29 September 2010

An obsession with speed

Prime Innovator lecture series. Lecture I: 'An obsession with speed' by Alex Burns Chief Executive Officer, Williams F1