Friends of Imperial College contributes to the public understanding of science, technology, engineering and medicine through live online and in-person 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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Our full programme of events for 2020-21

Booking is open for our exciting programme of events for the 2020-21 academic year! View the full details of the whole array of public lectures and Member-exclusive events HERE.


Author: Angie Friends

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Detection of Dark Matter – the LZ Experiment

Find out what is known about the elusive substance Dark Matter, how physicists are searching for its composition using a variety of experimental techniques deep underground with the flagship LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ) experiment.




Tickets: From £0.00

Author: Angie Friends

Location: Online event - a zoom link will be sent to you the day before the event,,

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Join as an annual Member and enjoy a range of benefits including free live streamed lectures, exclusive ‘fireside chat’ mini-lectures, reductions on ticket prices for in-person lectures and special Member-only visits. Click here for full details.


Author: John Talbot

Friends 2021-22 Programme Appeal

Friends are reliant on event revenue and Memberships therefore our income is depleted through the pandemic. On the horizon is the 2021-22 programme. To create this, we need your support to provide a wealth of knowledge for a further year. We do hope you can help - click here to donate!


Author: Angie Friends

Target amount: £5,000.00

Amount raised: £3,136.30