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Events held in 2009-2010

Thursday 24th September 2009 @ 19:00
Self-healing Heart

Professor Michael Schneider, Head of the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College

(Event Code: E17-05)

Everyone is welcome to attend this open lecture.

Winning one of the Medical Futures Awards (dubbed the ‘Dragon's Den' of medical awards for its style of selection) Michael Schneider is seeking a commercial solution which will harness the body's own mechanisms to repair damaged hearts.

Tuesday 20th October 2009 @ 19:00
Engineering and Emotion

Chris Wise, Master of the Royal Designers for Industry

(Event Code: E17-05)

Everyone is welcome to attend this open lecture.

Chris Wise holds radical ideas about engineering and art and how they affect society. His lectures are exciting and challenging - and not to be missed.

Tuesday 3rd November 2009 @ 18:00
CARA lecture

 

 

Dr Ralph Kohn

(Event Code: E17-05)

Everyone is welcome to attend this open lecture.

Special lecture organised by the Council for Assisting Refugee Academics (CARA)

Tuesday 17th November 2009 @ 19:00
Seeing is Believing

Professor Christopher Kennard, Nicolas Kurti Senior Fellow, Brasenose College, Oxford University

(Event Code: E17-05)

Everyone is welcome to attend this open lecture.

How does the brain achieve the remarkable feat of providing us with the full richness of our visual perception?

Monday 30th November 2009 @ 18:30
Launch Imperial Innovations Endowment Scheme

Martin Knight - COO of the College and Chairman of Innovations, Susan Searle - CEO of Imperial Innovations Group plc, John Anderson - CEO of the College Fund and Judy Beard - Development Director

(Event Code: E17-05)

Everyone is welcome to attend this open lecture.

Friends collaborated with the Office of Alumni and Development on the launch of a scheme to build up the endowment assets of the College through investing in Imperial Innovations and consigning a proportion of the increase in share value to the College at the time of sale.

Wednesday 13th January 2010 @ 19:00
Theatre of the Quantum Absurd

Dr Nic Harrigan

(Event Code: E17-05)

Everyone is welcome to attend this open lecture.

Dr Nic Harrigan and his troupe of post graduate quantum physicists will perform a series of dazzling and daring acts to illustrate the shocking truths of the quantum world.

Thursday 28th January 2010 @ 18:30
B T S @ Institute of Systems & Synthetic Biology
Professors Richard Kitney OBE FREng and Paul Freemont of Imperial College and Nikolas Rose of LSE

(Event Code: E17-05)

This event is open to members and their guests only.

Imperial College has established an Institute of Systems and Synthetic Biology, with the aim of bringing together the extensive, world leading systems
Wednesday 24th February 2010 @ 19:00
Life in the Solar System

Professor Michele Dougherty, Chair of Space Physics, Imperial College London

(Event Code: E17-05)

Everyone is welcome to attend this open lecture.

Discoveries made recently regarding water and liquid on Saturn's moons from the Cassini spacecraft mission and the implications that these may have for life in our solar system are of great interest.

Thursday 25th March 2010 @ 19:00
The genii in our cells

Richard Festenstein, Clinical Professor of Molecular Medicine, Imperial College

(Event Code: E17-05)

Everyone is welcome to attend this open lecture.

Professor Festenstein and his research group are studying how individual cells make the decision to switch genes "on" and "off" during development.

Wednesday 28th April 2010 @ 18:30
B T S @ Grantham Institute for Climate Change

Professor Sir Brian Hoskins CBE, FRS, Director of the Grantham Institute for Climate Change

(Event Code: E17-05)

This event is open to members and their guests only.

The Institute opened at Imperial College in February 2007 thanks to a multimillion pound grant from the Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment.

Tuesday 8th June 2010 @ 19:00
Hunt for the Higgs Boson

Professor Jordan Nash, Head of High Energy Physics, Imperial College

(Event Code: E17-05)

Everyone is welcome to attend this open lecture.

Jordan Nash and the Imperial High Energy Physics team are searching for the Higgs Boson and other unknown and unexpected forms of matter using the Large Hadron Collider.

Tuesday 29th June 2010 @ 18:00
Summer party and launch of 2010-2011 Programme

Rod Rhys Jones

(Event Code: E17-05)

This event is open to members and their guests only.

Launch of new programme for 2010-11