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Lessons learned in managing the winter floods: the engineering response

21 March 2014

Lessons learned in managing the winter floods: the engineering response

David Rooke's lecture covers the recent winter floods, the engineering aspects as integrated into the Environment Agency's current flood response infrastructure; and plans to address future floods

Lloyd's Register Foundation Lecture 2013: Delivering Crossrail

23 September 2013

Lloyd's Register Foundation Lecture 2013: Delivering Crossrail

Andrew Wolstenholme, Crossrail’s CEO, gives insight into the engineering behind Europe’s largest infrastructure project

05 June 2013

Next generation nuclear energy: The UK's role

There is an opportunity now for UK expertise in nuclear science, engineering and technology to have a significant impact. Experts review the current situation and discuss how the UK could reengage in this field

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Sustainability

12 March 2013

Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Sustainability

Session Speakers: Professor Angela Belcher, Allard Castelein, Professor John Loughhead, Professor Calestous Juma and Professor Jeffrey Sachs

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

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?