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The ERA International Lecture  2013

22 January 2013

The ERA International Lecture 2013

Professor Shirley Ann Jackson FREng calls for an interdisciplinary new polytechnic to meet complex global challenges

New Year Reception 2013

21 January 2013

New Year Reception 2013

John Linwood’s talk goes behind the scenes at the BBC and explains the secrets behind television, radio and online programming

Tasty spoons and drinkable clouds

05 December 2012

Tasty spoons and drinkable clouds

Professor Mark Miodownik FREng and Professor David Edwards use taste to bridge the worlds of engineering, art and design

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

Technology Visionaries: In conversation with Professor Ross Anderson FREng FRS

12 November 2012

Technology Visionaries: In conversation with Professor Ross Anderson FREng FRS

Ross Anderson is Professor of Security Engineering at Cambridge University Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge. He asks the question: How does software change engineering?

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

Designing better care for older people

16 May 2012

Designing better care for older people

As people are living longer, the health and social services are under increasing pressure to deal with conditions related to frailty

2012 ERA Foundation International Lecture with Dr Charles Elachi

05 March 2012

2012 ERA Foundation International Lecture with Dr Charles Elachi

Dr Charles Elachi, Director, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, discusses the engineering and technological challenges in robotic space and earth exploration

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