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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.

Innovation in automotive

29 January 2013

Innovation in automotive

As part of the "Innovation in…" series, this event aims to inform representatives from across industry, academia, government and society about the latest developments in the automotive sector

Lloyd's Register Educational Trust Lecture 2012

18 December 2012

Lloyd's Register Educational Trust Lecture 2012

The most advanced aircraft system ever conceived, designed and built in the UK is approaching its first flight. The scale of the engineering challenge faced by BAE Systems and its partners in developing the Taranis unmanned aircraft is considerable

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

Technology Visionaries: In conversation with Professor Nigel Shadbolt FREng

22 February 2012

Technology Visionaries: In conversation with Professor Nigel Shadbolt FREng

In conversation with Professor Nigel Shadbolt FREng Open Data: Powering the information age

Lloyd's Register Educational Trust Lecture 2011: Engineering the Olympics

01 December 2011

Lloyd's Register Educational Trust Lecture 2011: Engineering the Olympics

John Armitt is Chairman of the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA). In his lecture he describes the various engineering and construction challenges from governance, land assembly and budget agreements

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