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Webinar: What will our recovery look like?

Webinar: What will our recovery look like?

23 July 2020 – 12:00 – 13:00 Hear Professor Jonathan Haskel, renowned British economist & Bank of England Monetary Policy committee Member, talk through the economic modelling of the initial recession and the lessons for the recovery. read more

COVID research news shared with international community

COVID research news shared with international community

The Imperial Global Science Policy Forum (IGSPF), attended by 300 delegates from global universities, Embassies, and industry focused on Imperial's role in the international response to the COVID-19 pandemic. read more

Imperial’s COVID-19 vaccine explained

Imperial’s COVID-19 vaccine explained

As the first trials of Imperial’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate got underway in June, Professor Robin Shattock, Dr Katrina Pollock and Dr David Owen explain how the vaccine works, how it’s being trialled, and plans to help it reach populations around the world, if it proves to be effective in protecting people against COVID-19. read more

Imperial Tech Foresight event

Imperial Tech Foresight event

Intentional Creations virtual conference – Malleable Matter, on Thursday 25 June 2020 – looks at the limitations, or opportunities, of the materials underpinning the technology itself. read more

Electric Insights quarterly report – Jan-Mar 2020

Electric Insights quarterly report – Jan-Mar 2020

Commissioned by Drax and delivered by Dr iain Staffell and team, the quarterly Electric Insights reports analyse raw data made publicly available by National Grid and Elexon, which run the electricity and balancing market respectively, and Sheffield Solar. read more

Power system flexibility is keeping Great Britain’s lights on

Power system flexibility is keeping Great Britain’s lights on

Maintaining flexible power systems able to rapidly respond to changes on the grid is critical in preventing power cuts as Britain transitions to a net zero economy according to Electric Insights report by Dr Iain Staffell and Drax read more

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Putting science into Sci-Fi

Putting science into Sci-Fi

When Left Bank Pictures (producers of The Crown and Lost) were looking for someone to give their Sci fi adventure, ORIGIN, a touch of realism - they called upon Imperial Consultants. Thanks to his previous work with filmmakers, writers and artists, they were introduced to Dr Roberto Trotta, a theoretical cosmologist renowned for taking on the unusual - and gifted in translating ‘science-speak’ into layman’s terms. read more

Informing the debate on Britain’s electricity system

Informing the debate on Britain’s electricity system

The electricity sector is currently undergoing unprecedented changes, including obligations to decarbonise and pressure to keep bills down. With old coal being driven off the system, new nuclear given the go-ahead, prices reaching new highs and lows, and clean energy overtaking fossil fuels for the first time, there is an increasing need for a strong evidence base and robust analysis. read more

Bio-Inspired Aerial Robotics

Bio-Inspired Aerial Robotics

Dr Mirko Kovac is Director of the Aerial Robotics Laboratory at Imperial College London, and Senior Lecturer in Aero-structures. His research focuses on the development of biologically inspired flying robots for distributed sensing of air and water, search and rescue plus autonomous repair and construction. read more