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TED Talks: Introduction

A quick introduction to TED Talks

What are Ted Talks? 

A TED talk is a video created from a presentation at the main TED (technology, entertainment, design) conference or one of its many satellite events around the world. 

Transcripts of talks are also provided

TED talks are limited to a maximum length of 18 minutes

Talks may be on any topic and can be an engaging way of dipping into new topics or keeping up to date with live issues in your area of research/study.

Exploring TED Talks

The latest and trending talks feature on the TED talks homepage.

Browse for talks via the topic menu.

Use the playlists to explore themed talks.

Run a search via the search box to discover content.

You can set up a TED account in order to tailor content to your interests.


View the talk below for an idea of the TED talks concept and then explore for items that interest you.

An engaging stats talk from Hans Rosling

Keep up to date via the TED blog feed

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