Below you can see which leading figures you can hear from over summer, click on each event to reserve your (fireside) place at our next live chat. You can also view recordings of past events in the series.
We will be adding more shortly. To keep updated with future chats, make sure you are registered with us to hear about them first!
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This was our inaugural chat which launched our ‘Fireside chats with Friends’. Click here for full details of this past event with Professor Martin Siegert, Co-director of the Grantham Institute, and find out how to view the recording.
Attendees of this fireside chat found out how Imperial is advancing rapid diagnostics of infectious diseases through the design of microchip-based Lab-on-Chip systems. Click here full details of this past event with Dr. Georgiou.
The day after NASA launched the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover we heard more about this mission and the next giant leaps in space exploration. This FREE mini-lecture and chat was out of this world! Click here for details of this past event.
During this Friends fireside chat, Professor Rein will explain how science contributes to reduce the worldwide burden of accidental fires and protect people, their property, and the environment. Click here for full details and how to book your fireside place!