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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

19 June 2012

Greening UK energy: Business opportunity or brake on growth?

Are a strong industrial sector and a low-carbon economy mutually exclusive? And will growth, when it comes, be green or are 'green jobs' just a myth?

13 June 2012

Cheltenham Science Festival 2012: Can we keep warm and still save the world?

Discussion on how to heat our homes in a sustainable way at the Cheltenham Science Festival 2012

13 June 2012

Cheltenham Science Festival 2012: Wind power: the great debate

'This house believes that Britain should be a fan of wind energy’ at the Cheltenham Science Festival 2012. Chaired by Vivienne Parry

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

Debate on the future of Energy in Scotland

27 March 2012

Debate on the future of Energy in Scotland

Debate on the future of Energy in Scotland, an Oxford-style debate on the motion: ‘This House believes that Scotland’s energy industry will be the envy of the world’

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