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QEPrize Highlights 2014-15

01 April 2015

QEPrize Highlights 2014-15

A whirlwind tour of the second Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering Cycle documenting the opening of nominations, school’s events, the engineering party and, of course, announcing Dr Robert Langer as the winner of the QEPrize

QEPrize Winner 2015: Dr Robert Langer

03 February 2015

QEPrize Winner 2015: Dr Robert Langer

The ground-breaking chemical engineer Dr Robert Langer has been awarded the QEPrize for his revolutionary advances and leadership in engineering at the interface with chemistry and medicine.

The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering

25 June 2013

The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering

On 25 June 2013, The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering was awarded for the first time. The five engineers who created the Internet and the World Wide Web received their award from Her Majesty The Queen at Buckingham Palace.

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