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Coding against contagion: fighting epidemics with computers

Thursday 25th April 2019

Thursday 25th April 2019

Steven Riley, Professor of Infectious Disease Dynamics, School of Public Health

The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the second biggest in history - and it shows no sign of being contained soon. Hear how can we fight this with coding.

Optionally followed by supper (this can be booked on the event booking form).

What can stem cells do for us?

Tuesday 14th May 2019

Tuesday 14th May 2019

Professor Melanie Welham, CEO Biotechnology and Biological Science Research Council, Imperial Alumnus

Research into molecular signalling and stem cell science is revealing new ways of treating illness.

Optionally followed by supper (this can be booked on the event booking form).

Visit to the Large Hadron Collider, CERN

Booking Closed

Thursday 16th May 2019
to Sunday 19th May 2019

Thursday 16th May 2019
to Sunday 19th May 2019

Booking Closed

The team of Professor Sir Tejinder Virdee FRS

A visit to see the experiments at the Large Hadron Collider, CERN including the Compact Muon Solenoid whilst they are down for maintenance. The tour includes visits to the Science History Museum on the banks of Lake Geneva and scientific sites in the Old City.

Behind-the-scenes @ London DNA Foundry, Imperial West White City

Wednesday 22nd May 2019

Wednesday 22nd May 2019

Richard Kitney, OBE FREng FRSE Professor of BioMedical Systems Engineering, Co-Director

A core facility at Imperial College, which specialises in the design, assembly, verification and functional characterisation of synthetic DNA for academic and industrial clients.

Life on Mars

Thursday 13th June 2019

Thursday 13th June 2019

Sanjeev Gupta Professor of Earth Sciences

Evidence of organic matter on Mars, changing concentrations of methane, lakes beneath the ice are all indicators that life could have been present on Mars and may be still.

Optionally followed by supper (this can be booked on the event booking form).

Friends Summer Party

Wednesday 19th June 2019

Wednesday 19th June 2019

President of Imperial College Alice Gast and Chair of Friends Roderick Rhys Jones

Music, fizz, wine, bites and conversation at 58 Prince's Gate an impressive Edwardian Townhouse with wonderful terrace overlooking Prince's Gardens. Join senior members of College, our speakers past and future, and other members.

Visit to the Large Hadron Collider, CERN

Booking Closed

Thursday 27th June 2019
to Sunday 30th June 2019

Thursday 27th June 2019
to Sunday 30th June 2019

Booking Closed

The team of Professor Sir Tejinder Virdee FRS

A visit to see the experiments at the Large Hadron Collider, CERN including the Compact Muon Solenoid whilst they are down for maintenance. The tour includes visits to the Science History Museum on the banks of Lake Geneva and scientific sites in the Old City.

Meet the science authors at Imperial Festival

Saturday 29th June 2019
to Sunday 30th June 2019

Saturday 29th June 2019
to Sunday 30th June 2019

TBC

Science is fun at the Imperial Festival. Come and celebrate the livelier side of sciences. Listen to stories, hear music, watch dance and join Friends to Meet the science authors.