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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

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

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

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