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Antimatter Factory at CERN

Tour of the Antimatter factory at CERN

(Fireside) places exclusively for Members and their guests Guided virtual visit to CERN featuring the Antimatter factory, with the Antiproton Decelerator (AD), a unique machine that produces low-energy antiprotons for studies of antimatter and “creates” antiatoms. Although public visits to CERN have been suspended due to COVID-19, it is still possible to learn about CERN, …

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COVID-19

Coronavirus: The Analysis

PUBLIC LECTURE As the world confronts the COVID-19 pandemic, Friends heard how Imperial College London is playing a leading role in the national and global effort to respond to the crisis. Professor Helen Ward, Clinical Professor of Public Health, Imperial College London. Imperial academics are at the forefront of efforts to advise the public and …

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COVID-19

Developing RNA vaccines for COVID-19 and future pandemics

PUBLIC LECTURE Developing novel RNA vaccines for COVID-19 and future pandemics Professor Robin Shattock, Head of Mucosal Infection and Immunity, Department of Medicine, Imperial College London Professor Shattock leads work on a novel RNA vaccine against COVID-19 and future pandemics.  He is Director of the Future Vaccine Manufacturing Hub, which seeks to transform how we …

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The James Webb Space Telescope

public lecture Hear direct from the team just before the launch Professor Gillian Wright, MBE, European principal investigator for the Mid-Infrared instrument on the James Webb Space Telescope; Director of the U.K. Astronomy Technology Centre in Edinburgh, Imperial alumna The James Webb Space Telescope will find the first galaxies that formed in the early universe …

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Black Swans event

Managing Black Swan Risks

members fireside chat The Black Swan theory is a metaphor that describes an unpredictable event characterised by its extreme rarity, severe impact, and the widespread insistence it was obvious in hindsight. In this exclusive event, Members and their guests heard from the expert who has advised the UK Government on managing Black Swan risks. Atula …

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