Friends of Imperial College contributes to the public understanding of science, technology, engineering and medicine through online and live lectures, exclusive events and visits exploring the extraordinary discoveries and developments taking place at Imperial College London. Our aim is to entertain and inform non-specialists and experts alike.

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Friday with Friends - new lectures released every week!

To continue sharing knowledge as we plan our 2020/21 events programme, we are increasing the online offering of lectures from our archives every Friday. Click here to find out which leading figures you can hear from this week!


Author: Angie Friends

Programme of events for 2020/21

Our exciting programme of events for 2020/21 will start in the autumn. We will announce the full line-up at the end of summer – click here for a sneak peek of a few lectures and visits already included


Author: Angie Friends

Fusion Future: The Sun’s Power on Earth

Book FREE places for this live streamed lecture on Friday 12 June! Fusion energy is the ultimate energy source. But why is it so elusive? Dr Windridge explores the history of fusion, and takes a closer look at how Tokamak Energy is developing new technologies to bring fusion to our future. Could their innovation be the key to cracking fusion faster? Click here for full details.




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Author: Angie Friends

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Author: John Talbot