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New Year Reception 2012

16 January 2012

New Year Reception 2012

General Sir Peter Wall HonFreng, Chief of the General Staff, Ministry of Defence, analyses the contributions military engineering has made to intervention operations and post-conflict stabilisation and reconstruction

15 November 2011

Engineering innovation in the NHS

A one-day conference looking at the key challenges and solutions of introducing new technologies to the NHS

The making of the digital world: from Charles Babbage to the present and beyond

13 October 2011

The making of the digital world: from Charles Babbage to the present and beyond

Dr Andrew Viterbi FREng explains the history of computing and digital communications, and how innovations in these fields have shaped society

2012 MacRobert Award promotional video

11 October 2011

2012 MacRobert Award promotional video

The MacRobert award recognises the successful development of innovative ideas in engineering

The economic and social life of synthetic biology –  progress to date and prospects for the future

13 May 2011

The economic and social life of synthetic biology – progress to date and prospects for the future

The first symposium in an international collaboration between the six national science and engineering academies from the UK, USA and China

Semiconductor technology with molecules

01 February 2011

Semiconductor technology with molecules

Professor Sir Richard Friend FREng FRS, Cavendish Professor of Physics, University of Cambridge, explains how carbon-based molecular semiconductors have now been engineered for devices including light-emitting diodes, field-effect transistors and solar cells

New Year Reception 2011

17 January 2011

New Year Reception 2011

Professor Sir Richard Feachem KBE CBE FREng delivers a lecture on ‘Reengineering aid: a bold agenda for the 21st century’

Changing the economics of space

24 November 2010

Changing the economics of space

Professor Sir Martin Sweeting OBE FREng FRS talks about the economics of space

Prime Innovator Series: Commercialising meaning-based computing

19 October 2010

Prime Innovator Series: Commercialising meaning-based computing

Dr Mike Lynch OBE FREng, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Autonomy, gives a basic introduction to the challenges and methodologies being adopted to allow computers to utilise 'meaning' in making decisions