Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter looks at the ‘pipelines’ through which scientific evidence is propagated through the media to the public, and suggest ways of improving both the trustworthiness of the evidence being communicated, and the ability of audiences to assess the quality and reliability of what they are being told.
The conference will provide an opportunity for the ICON network to come together to consider the grand challenges in nanotechnology.
This two-day workshop, with attendees from academia and industry, aims to address the theory and practice in data acquisition design for reduced uncertainty in Bayesian inverse problems.
The Lloyd’s Register Foundation Safety Grand Challenge exhibition presents prototypes designed by students from the Royal College of Art aimed at promoting innovations for saving lives at sea and on rivers.
The event on 31 January 2017 will explore the role which distributed ledger and blockchain technologies might play in providing this assurance.
The 2016 CHRISTMAS LECTURES series to be televised on BBC4, 'Supercharged: Fuelling the Future', will explore one of humankind's biggest challenges: how to generate and store energy. It will be presented by Saiful Islam, Professor of Materials Chemistry at the University of Bath and is sponsored by the Foundation.
The event serves to emphasise the Foundation’s unique impact in the advancement of engineering-related education and research and supporting work that enhances safety of life and property.