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Sir John O’Reilly delivered this year's Mountbatten Lecture at the Royal Institution. The lecture advocated adoption of a wider acronym - STEAM, or science, technology, engineering, arts and maths.
Sir John argued that engineers should embrace the arts as being key to creativity and an important component of innovation, crucial to creating new products and boosting future competitiveness.
Find out more about the lecture.
The Mountbatten Lecture on Thursday 20 November 2014 was streamed live as a webcast and is available to view on the lecture webcast page.
Also of interest
Download Sir John O’Reilly’s “Set the agenda for the knowledge economy” paper from his 2004 IEE President’s Address.