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Events held in 2010-2011

Wednesday 22nd September 2010 @ 18:15
Behind the scenes @ The Institute of Biomedical Engineering

Professor Christofer Toumazou, Chief Scientist and Director, Institute of Biomedical Engineering.

Professor Ross Ethier, Chair of Biomechanics, Imperial College.

(Event Code: E17-05)

This event is open to members and their guests only.

View how new technology in biomedical engineering is being adapted to improve quality of life for those in need.

Tuesday 19th October 2010 @ 18:15
The end of ageing

Professor Nadia Rosenthal, Chair in Cardiovascular Science ; Scientific Director, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College.

(Event Code: E17-05)

Everyone is welcome to attend this open lecture.

If some animals can regenerate, will we be able to do so in the future?

Tuesday 16th November 2010 @ 18:00
Annual General Meeting

(Event Code: E17-05)

This event is open to members only.

Annual General Meeting

Tuesday 16th November 2010 @ 19:00
How the sun influences climate

Professor Joanna Haigh, Chair of Atmospheric Physics; Head of Department of Physics, Imperial College, Member of the Royal Society Working Group on Geoengineering.

(Event Code: E17-05)

Everyone is welcome to attend this open lecture.

How do changes in the Sun affect the Earth’s climate?  Observations of sunspots date back to at least the 2nd century BC, and so have speculations that sunspot numbers are related to weather, but scientific evidence is more elusive.

Tuesday 25th January 2011 @ 19:00
Real Tricks: the quantum mechanics show

Master of Ceremonies Dr Nic Harrigan and his troupe of post-graduate quantum physicists

(Event Code: E17-05)

Everyone is welcome to attend this open lecture.

Tricks and treats of the quantum world

Tuesday 8th February 2011 @ 19:00
Can humanity survive in the age of information?

Emeritus Professor Igor Aleksander, Senior Research Investigator, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College.

(Event Code: E17-05)

Everyone is welcome to attend this open lecture.

Information - too much; too little. What is it for and what does the brain do with it?

Thursday 17th March 2011 @ 19:00
Chaotic cards and dynamic dice

Dr Frank Berkshire, Department of Mathematics, Imperial College

(Event Code: E17-05)

Everyone is welcome to attend this open lecture.

Why is gambling so attractive? How do gamblers lose when they win?

Wednesday 13th April 2011 @ 18:15
Behind the scenes @ Nanostructured Materials and Devices Group

Dr Charlotte Williams, Senior Lecturer, Nanostructured Materials and Devices Group, Imperial College.

(Event Code: E17-05)

This event is open to members and their guests only.

Sustainable Chemistry as illustrated by the production of Polymers from Renewable Resources.

 

Thursday 12th May 2011 @ 19:00
Swarm robots – the future of drug delivery?

Dr Frantisek Stepanek, Reader in the Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College; Associate Professor at the Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague.

(Event Code: E17-05)

Everyone is welcome to attend this open lecture.

Designing new medical devices to mimic swarms of birds and insects for more effective drug delivery.

Thursday 9th June 2011 @ 19:00
Quantum mechanics and reality - does God play dice?

Dr Antony Valentini, Research Associate, Theoretical Physics Group, Imperial College.

(Event Code: E17-05)

Everyone is welcome to attend this open lecture.

Challenging popular belief: quantum uncertainty is not fundamental and time is universal not relative.

Saturday 18th June 2011 @ 10:30
Visit to Diamond Light facility, Harwell Science Park

Visit to Diamond Light facility

(Event Code: E17-05)

Members and their guests only

Visit to Diamond Light facility, Harwell Science Park, Didcot.

Thursday 30th June 2011 @ 18:30
Friends annual Summer Party

Sir Keith O'Nions; Rod Rhys Jones

(Event Code: E17-05)

This event is open to members and their guests only.

Friends of Imperial College hold their annual Summer Party