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Research Forum 2014

26 September 2014

Research Forum 2014

The annual Research Forum includes presentations from Academy-funded researchers and their industry sponsors as well as a panel discussion involving representatives from other national research funding bodies

New Year Reception 2014: The used car test

13 January 2014

New Year Reception 2014: The used car test

John F Kennedy's campaign against Richard Nixon posed this question to voters - would you buy a used car from this man? Daniel Finkelstein explains what politicians do to pass this test and the rules they have to observe

Hinton Lecture 2013

29 October 2013

Hinton Lecture 2013

Professor Dr Uwe Krueger, chief executive officer of Atkins, discusses the need for teams with broad skills to answer complex infrastructure questions, to exceed design codes, and balance science and vision with safety and economics

Innovation in medical technologies

19 June 2013

Innovation in medical technologies

As part of the "Innovation in…" series, this event showcases some of the latest, most innovative developments in the medical technologies sector

05 June 2013

Next generation nuclear energy: The UK's role

There is an opportunity now for UK expertise in nuclear science, engineering and technology to have a significant impact. Experts review the current situation and discuss how the UK could reengage in this field

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Plenary address from Bill Gates

13 March 2013

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Plenary address from Bill Gates

Plenary address from Bill Gates, co-Chair and Trustee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Next steps panel

13 March 2013

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Next steps panel

The final Global Grand Challenges Summit discussion, led by a panel of rising stars in engineering and intersecting fields from across the globe, on how the grand challenges agenda can be used to drive change in the future

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Resilience

13 March 2013

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Resilience

In this session, five senior speakers discuss the latest engineering research and practice on disaster relief, flood prevention, cybersecurity, and energy security

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Enriching life

13 March 2013

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Enriching life

Session speakers: Dr Eric Brown, Professor Neil Gershenfeld, Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg and Professor Helen Storey