Past Hopkins Lectures
Did Engineering Save the Town Hall? (2022 Hopkins Lecture Video)
Dr Rod Carr
'Will science and engineering save civilisation?' (Facebook)
Sir Ian Taylor
'Covid-19 - Risk or Reward?' (Facebook)
Dr Raymond Wilson
'Infrastructure - where would we be without it?' (youtube)
'The Rise of the Civic Engineer – the difference a 'C' makes' (youtube)
Professor Mark Burry
Gaudi - Structural Artist
'Defining the Brief for Investment in Community Assets' (youtube)
'UFB - A Transformational Digital Infrastructure Platform' (youtube)
Dr Kevin Thompson
'Accountability of Professional Engineers to Communities they Serve'
'Pike River. An Accumulation of Observable Risk which Demands our Understanding' (youtube)
The Right Honourable Helen Clark
'Building Resilience. The Importance of Prioritising Disaster Risk Reduction, A United Nations Development Programme Perspective' (youtube)
'Getting the Power Back on to Canterbury'
'Now is the Time'
Hopkins Lecture 2010 (3.6 MB)
'Using Technology to Unlock Oil and Gas Resources'
'Wind Power - One of many ways to a carbon-neutral economy'
Professor Henry Petrovski
'Success and Failure in Design'
'The economy and energy: are both sustainable?'
'Engineering Innovation and the Creation of Lasting Value'
Hopkins Lecture 2005 (2.5 MB)
The Honourable Pete Hodgson
'Energy Planning in New Zealand'
Professor Tom O'Rourke
'Lessons Learned from the World Trade Centre Disaster: Critical Engineering Systems'
Dr David Hopkins
Hopkins Lecture 2002 (8.9 MB)
Sir Gil Simpson
Professor Bob Park
'Improving the Resistance of Structures to Earthquakes' (5.4MB)
'Engineering Improvement in Fire Risk Management'
The Honourable Dr Nick Smith
'The Greening of the Engineering Profession'
Team Work and Technology in the America's Cup (PDF, 2.62 KB)
Her Excellency the Governor-General Dame Catherine Tizard
The Right Honourable Professor Sir Geoffrey Palmer
'International Law and the Global Environmental Challenge'
Sir Miles Warren
'Engineers and Architects - Love Hate Relationship'
Sir Edmund Hillary
'Building Primitive but Effective Structures in Remote Areas'
Dr Roger Blakeley
'Environmental Challenges in the 1990's'
Dr Peter Troughton
'The Future of Telecom in New Zealand'
Sir Robert Jones
'The Case for Nuclear Power'
R P Carter
'Consulting Engineering Here and Abroad'
Dr A R Flint
'Structural Reliability and the Engineer'
R G Norman
'Politics and Passions : Adventures in Engineering'
Sir Michael Fowler
'Cities at Risk'
'The Ethic of Environmental Engineering'
'New Zealand Steel Ltd - Opportunities and Obstacles'
I B Reynolds
'Cast in Concrete - The Substance of New Zealand Buildings'
S M J Smith
'Big Can Be Beautiful: Hydro Electric Construction in the Waitaki'
Professor P W Taylor
'Engineers - Leaders or Followers?'
W M Duncan
'Energy and Engineering'
Professor H J Hopkins
'A Land of Bridges - A Story of New Zealand (PDF, 8.2 MB)