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-Breaking ground: new Head for Earth Science and Engineering
Petroleum engineering expert Professor Martin Blunt becomes new Head of ESE - News - 1 August 2006

-UK’s first nuclear doctorate centre launched by Imperial and Manchester
Imperial and the University of Manchester announce launch of UK's first Nuclear Engineering Doctorate Centre - News - 1 August 2006

-Researchers look at new ways of replacing and reducing lab animal tests
Imperial scientists receive NC3Rs grants in new round of funding - News-31 July 2006

-MEP sees how science works
MEP visits Imperial in exchange scheme - News - 28 July 2006

-Energy Futures Lab leader appointed as research council energy ambassador
Professor Nigel Brandon appointed as Energy Senior Research Fellow for Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council - News - 28 July 2006

-Imperial joins global network tackling energy and environment issues
Imperial College joins global initiative to develop alternative, advanced technologies to address energy and environment-related problems - News - 27 July 2006

-Research shows simple policies could control a smallpox epidemic
Simple public health policies could control the spread of smallpox - News Release - 27 July 2006

-NHS trusts and Imperial College London announce intention to create an Academic Health Sciences Centre
Hammersmith Hospitals, St Mary's NHS Trust and Imperial College London have resolved to pursue a merger to become the UK's first Academic Health Services Centre News Release - 26 July 2006

-Top Royal Medal for Imperial physicist
Professor Sir John Pendry receives award from the Royal Society - News - 25 July 2006

-Biomedical systems expert awarded an Honorary Fellowship of Royal College of Surgeons
Leading expert in biomedical engineering and healthcare receives prestigious Honorary Fellowship - News - 21 July 2006

-Technology transfer company established by Imperial College London to float on the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange ("AIM") (the "Flotation")
Imperial Innovations becomes the first majority university-owned technology transfer company to float in the UK - News Release - 20 July 2006

-Governor Jeb Bush forges new links between Imperial and Florida
Research seminar marks the start of a new alliance between Imperial and Florida - News - 19 July 2006

-Gates Foundation Funds Major New Collaboration to Accelerate HIV Vaccine Development
Global network of 16 research teams to tackle critical vaccine design challenges - News Release - 19 July 2006

-New research shows how 'genetic fingerprinting' can be used to track the spread of STDs
'Genetic figerprinting' could allow for better public health campaigns - News Release - 19 July 2006

-How sums could help save the world - Institute for Mathematical Sciences opens at Imperial College London
New centre will apply mathematics to major global challenges - News Release - 18 July 2006

-More honours for pioneering surgeon
Fellowship ad homimen of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh for Professor Sir Ara Darzi - News - 18 July 2006

-Imperial College London completes successful private placement of 50-year bond
£50 million private placement will support world class teaching and research - News Release - 17 July 2006

-Imperial top for patient focused research
Imperial top for clinical research with top number of MRC awards - News - 14 July 2006

-New study sets out to find why people don’t donate organs
A new study will look to find out why there is a shortage of organ donations in the UK - News Release - 12 July 2006

-Imperial launches cultural exchange to help save endangered antelopes
New grant funds international conservation scheme - News- 11 July 2006

-Six Imperial academics among new Fellows of Royal Academy of Engineering
Heads of Department and Division are among those celebrating election as Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering - News - 10 July 2006

-Head of Clinical Sciences to become Durham’s new Vice Chancellor
Chris Higgins leaves Imperial to head the University of Durham - 7 July 2006

-Improving your diet may not help you beat stress
Better diets may not help with stress and ill health - News Release - 6 July 2006

-Imperial rowers bring home Henley's newest trophy
Imperial Boat Club crew row to victory in the Prince Albert event for Men's Student Coxed Fours - News - 5 July 2006

-Music day
Last month saw the annual Exhibition Road Music Day - Reporter - 5 July 2006

-Summer ball
Last month's summer ball at South Kensington Campus - Reporter - 5 July 2006

-Research fest at TBS
Tanaka Business School held its annual Research Fest last month - Reporter - 5 July 2006

-A word with…
Fotis Kafatos, Professor of Immunogenomics - Reporter - 5 July 2006

-Centenary update, a winner and a website
When Imperial launches its centenary celebrations in January 2007, it will be under the banner 100 years of living science - Reporter - 5 July 2006

-BIG tick for INSPIRE
Imperial's INSPIRE scheme places postdoctoral research scientists with an interest in a teaching career in London secondary schools for 50 per cent of their time - Reporter - 5 July 2006

-Sign of The Times
Imperial is still a top choice for wise students, according to The Times newspaper - Reporter - 5 July 2006

-Grand plans: winning student designs for engineering learning space
Plan for engineering building with study area like a tranquil forest wins EnVision 2010 competition - News - 3 July 2006

-Seeing is believing - Imperial researchers explain 'x-ray specs' effect
Novel optical effect that could one day render solid objects transparent is showcased at the Royal Society - 3 July 2006

-'Rough Guide to Mars' – scientists offer virtual reality tours of the surface of Mars
Researchers bring Mars closer to home with 3D visualisations - News - 3 July 2006

-Imperial study influences national guidelines on blood pressure treatment
Imperial study influences new treatment guidelines for high blood pressure - News - 3 July 2006

-Was there life on Mars? Shiny rock coating may hold the answer
A mysterious shiny coating called desert varnish could reveal whether there was once life on Mars, according to Imperial researchers - News Release - 30 June 2006

-Leading Indian industrialists talk science with Imperial College London
Visit showcases university innovation - News Release - 26 June 2006

-Queen’s birthday honours for Imperial scientists
Double honours for Imperial scientists in this years Queen's birthday honours - News - 22 June 2006

-Thirty years of raising aspirations - landmark birthday for the Pimlico Connection
Tutors past and present celebrate three successful decades of Imperial students in schools - News - 22 June 2006

-Constructionarium diary by Dr Sunday Popo-Ola and Alison Ahearn, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Diary showing the students' progress during their week at Constructionarium - Diary - 20 June 2006

-First global bird map provides new clues to future extinctions
Survey reveals direct link between range size and biodiversity - News Release - 20 June 2006

-Study shows surveillance could cut number of blood stream infections
New study shows how to cut infections among hospital patients - News Release - 19 June 2006

-Constructionarium photo gallery
Selection of images from Constructionarium - News Release - 16 June 2006

-Prince Philip dons hard hat to see students erect bridges and piers from scratch
Royal engineering enthusiast meets students taking part in Constructionarium - News Release - 16 June 2006

-A change of head for heart and lung
As Imperial welcomes Professor Tony Newman Taylor as new Head of the NHLI, it says goodbye to Professor Malcolm Green - Reporter - 14 June 2006

-A day in the life of…
Professor of Primary Care, Azeem Majeed - Reporter - 14 June 2006

-Don't try this at home!
Postgraduate students gathered at this year's Graduate Schools' Event on 2 June, to watch a fun chemistry demonstration by Dr Hal Sosabowski - Reporter - 14 June 2006

-An appreciation of Professor Martin Blomley
Martin Blomley, Professor of Radiology in the Division of Clinical Sciences, died on 11 April 2006 - Reporter - 14 June 2006

-UK invests to strengthen UK best practice in animal research
New GBP 11 million investment in animal research research techniques - News Release - 13 June 2006

-Blue plaque for Imperial Nobel Laureate
Inventor of holography is recognised with a blue plaque marking his South Kensington home - News - 8 June 2006

-Fuel cell pioneer remembered with new Chair in energy materials
New Chair in energy materials is created at Imperial in memory of fuel cell pioneer Professor Brian Steele - News Release - 8 June 2006

-Double win for Imperial College London in international space science awards
Zeldovich Medal is awarded to two Imperial physicists - News Release - 7 June 2006

-Leaning Tower's saviour wins public promotion of engineering medal
Engineer who helped prevent Leaning Tower of Pisa toppling over wins top award for his work promoting engineering - News - 6 June 2006

-Dame Julia Higgins announced as new Principal of Engineering at Imperial College London
New Principal of the Faculty of Engineering will take up the role in October 2006 - News Release - 1 June 2006

-Imperial College London announces visa refund scheme to support international students
International students to be refunded the initial cost of obtaining a UK visa - News Release - 1 June 2006

-Leading academics admitted to the Fellowship of Imperial College London
Imperial recognises new Fellows at its Postgraduate Awards Ceremonies - News Release - 31 May 2006

-Scientists conjure true 'cloaking' device
Scientists say a way to vanish matter before your eyes is a serious possibility - News Release - 26 May 2006

-Tribute to women in science
A permanent encouragement to women working in science - Reporter - 25 May 2006

-Reorganisation of support services
Changes to the way the College's support services are managed - Reporter - 25 May 2006

-Playing the game
A career in the computer games industry may beckon for Imperial's computer science graduates - Reporter - 25 May 2006

-Record total for telethon
Alumni have demonstrated an overwhelming level of support and over £130,000 has been received in gifts - Reporter - 25 May 2006

-Archive corner
The Queen's Tower stained glass windows - Reporter - 25 May 2006

-Professor Fotis Kafatos welcomed to Imperial
The Faculty of Natural Sciences celebrated the arrival of Professor Fotis Kafatos - Reporter - 25 May 2006

-Jolly good fellows
This year's distinguished academics to be elected to Fellowship of Imperial College London have been announced - Reporter - 25 May 2006

-A day in the life of…
Elaine Holmes, Reader in Biological Chemistry - Reporter - 25 May 2006

-Reunite to communicate science
The Office of Alumni and Development (OAD) has launched its annual alumni reunion programme - Reporter - 25 May 2006

-Survival of the selfless - scientists find cheats don't always prosper
Selfishness not necessarily the best survival trait for microorganisms,new research suggests - News Release - 24 May 2006

-Obesity lecture sees heavyweight researchers battle it out
GE healthcare lecture sees the causes of obesity debated - News - 24 May 2006

-Two new Fellows for Imperial in latest Royal Society election
An engineer and a medic at Imperial are among 44 new Royal Society Fellows - News - 23 May 2006

-Rethinking Informed Consent - 2006 Athena Lecture delivered by Baroness Onora O'Neill
Distinguished philosopher debates the right to know - News - 18 May 2006

-Cannabis effective at relieving pain after major surgery
New study shows a cannabis plant extract can provide pain relief after surgery - News Release - 17 May 2006

-Good news for diabetes research
Diabetes research to receive new support with the launch of eight dedicated clinical research networks - News Release - 15 May 2006

-From Mendel to the Maldives – Imperial student wins top young researcher prize
An Imperial student has been awarded the Gregor Mendal medal for her research into preeclampsia - News - 15 May 2006

-Prince's Gardens Project celebrates 'bottoming out'
Sealing of time capsule marks start of work to create new student accommodation - News - 12 May 2006

-Beaming the internet across Europe: new project aims to connect buildings using antennae not wires
New project aims to develop ways to connect homes and businesses to the internet without using wires - News Release - 9 May 2006

-Europe wide study to examine causes of asthma
Major European study to examine genetic and environmental causes of asthma - News Release - 9 May 2006

-Imperial physicist recognised among European inventors of the year
Donal Bradley is recognised for invention that could change the way we watch TV - News - 5 May 2006

-Mayor of London visits Imperial
Ken Livingstone visits the lab of Imperial's Professor of Cancer Biology - Reporter - 4 May 2006

-Student voice
Sameena Misbahuddin, President of Imperial College Union gives a quick run down of what the Union offers to both Imperial staff and students - Reporter - 4 May 2006

-Archive corner
The history of 170 Queen's Gate - Reporter - 4 May 2006

-'Nose for safety' nets Rector's Award
Annual Award for Excellence in Health and Safety goes to Ian Hackford, Safety Officer within the Division of Medicine - Reporter - 4 May 2006

-A word with…
Dr Mike Hill, Royal Society Research Fellow and lecturer in inorganic chemistry - Reporter - 4 May 2006

-Self-service SAMS points to paperless future
New admissions IT system introduced - Reporter - 4 May 2006

-A day in the life of...
David Smith, Campus Manager for South Kensington - Reporter - 4 May 2006

-How long is a day on Saturn?
New research may solve mystery of how long it takes Saturn to rotate - News Release - 3 May 2006

-They think it's all open - it is now
Leading figures from the world of sport join Imperial staff and students at Ethos - News - 27 April 2006

-How should countries best respond to a flu pandemic?
Mathematical modelling by Imperial researchers shows how effectively the UK and US could respond to a flu pandemic - News Release - 26 April 2006

-Imperial top for Academic Clinical Fellowships
Imperial awarded largest number of Clinical Academic Fellowships in the UK - News - 26 April 2006

-Sir Roger Bannister opens London's latest sporting achievement
Imperial College London celebrates the official opening of Ethos, its new sports centre - News Release - 26 April 2006

-Hormone found to decrease appetite and increase activity
Scientists have identified a hormone which could be used to treat obesity by reducing appetite and increasing energy - News Release - 26 April 2006

-Imperial researcher is TV science star in the making
Chemistry post-doc wins place in FameLab final - News - 25 April 2006

-Imperial to take the lead in creating new London centre for genetic research
New centre for genetic research to be created in London - News Release - 19 April 2006

-Scientists develop new concept with potential to help predict how individuals may respond to drugs
New concept could help predict individuals responses to drugs - News Release - 19 April 2006

-Antibiotic proves successful in tackling symptoms of acute asthma
Researchers show antibiotic could prove effective in treating asthma attacks - News Release - 12 April 2005

-Novel virus entry mechanism could lead to new drugs against poxviruses
Scientists discover mechanism which allows poxviruses to infect healthy cells - News Release - 12 April 2006

-Getting to the heart of cardiovascular diseases
A new collaboration covers the spectrum from molecules to therapies - News Release - 10 April 2006

-Healthcare technology training centre to be set up at Imperial
New centre created to train health workers in latest medical technology - News Release - 10 April 2006

-On the red carpet into space: Imperial stars up for two space 'Oscars'
An academic and a group of students from Imperial are each short-listed for an award billed as the space equivalent of an Oscar - News – 6 April 2006

-Where the classroom is a construction site: creative approach to engineering education short-listed for top prize
A hands-on approach to construction for engineering students is among six projects praised for innovation in education - News - 3 April 2006

-New potential for inorganic materials after metal forms unexpected bonds
Scientists find indium can bond in a way most usually seen in carbon - News Release - 30 March 2006

-Making measurements at one billionth of a metre: GBP5.6 million award for London Centre for Nanotechnology
Developing new techniques for making precise measurements at the scale of one billionth of a metre is the focus of a new £5.6 million award for the London Centre for Nanotechnology - News - 28 March 2006

-ParisTech joins the IDEA League
Network of Europe's leading technical universities welcomes a new member - News Release - 27 March 2006

-New report demonstrates the need for systematic use of mobile technology in healthcare
A new report published today (24 March 2005) by Vodafone Group shows how current mobile technology can increase productivity, improve patient health and enable greater access to healthcare - News Release - 24 March 2006

-Quality of life can improve in old age, claim researchers
Old age does not neccessarily mean a reduction in the quality of life - News Release - 22 March 2006

-Not any old lecture theatre: Imperial students challenged to design their own learning space
Imperial students are being asked to put their creativity and engineering know-how to the test and design the best purpose-built learning space for engineering - News - 22 March 2006

-Art installation at Imperial whips up a storm
Cloudbuster Project re-enacts Reichian weather experiment - News - 17 March 2006

-Silver SWAN rewards Imperial's commitment to women in science
Athena Silver SWAN Award recognises strides taken to recruit, retain and advance female academics - News - 16 March 2006

-Imperial goes green
Last week saw Imperial going green with a range of awareness-raising activities organised by iCU at South Kensington Campus - Reporter - 15 March 2006

-New staff awards for excellence - now open
Do you regularly go that extra mile to inspire those you work with by the way you lead or manage? Do you know someone who aids staff development through mentoring or promotes equality and diversity in the workplace? - Reporter - 15 March 2006

-Archive corner
Imperial students form Home Guard in World War II - Reporter - 15 March 2006

-What makes you happy?
This was the question posed by Susan Commons, Administrative Assistant in the Central Library, as part of her Landmark Education Self-Expression and Leadership Programme - Reporter - 15 March 2006

-From Huxley to Hollywood?
An Imperial education may not seem the most obvious route to hanging out with the Desperate Housewives, but it has brought alumnus Carlo Massarella closer than most - Reporter - 15 March 2006

-Top ten success for trainee accountant
Sonia Hinze, trainee accountant in the Faculty of Medicine, has achieved seventh place worldwide in the latest module of her Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) qualification - Reporter - 15 March 2006

-A day in the life of…
Minna Ruohonen is the manager of the Imperial Volunteer Centre (IVC) - Reporter - 15 March 2006

-Working towards good health
Looking after your eyes - Reporter - 15 March 2006

-New Imperial team to investigate links between asthma and genes
A new team has been created at Imperial College London to study how genes can influence the development of asthma - News Release - 14 March 2005

-Anti-HIV drugs unlikely to stop HIV spread
Researchers believe antiretroviral therapy (ART) will not be effective in stopping HIV epidemics even if it is made universally available - News Release - 14 March 2005

-Saturn's moon is source of solar system's largest planetary ring
Saturn's moon Enceladus confirmed as source of Saturn's E-ring - News release - 10 March 2006

-Imperial students make maths add up in London schools
Students help sixth form pupils see maths from a different angle - News - 10 March 2006

-Ernst Chain prize for HIV vaccines researcher
Ernst Chain prize for HIV vaccine researcher- News - 10 March 2006

-Tomorrow's endangered species: act now to protect species not yet under threat
Conservationists should be acting now to protect mammals such as North American reindeer which risk extinction in the future as the human population grows, according to new research - News Release - 6 March 2006

-Short course on controlling infectious diseases
Imperial course celebrates ten years of training public health professionals - News - 3 March 2006

-Exploring an alien world - Professor Sanjiv Sam Gambhir on molecular imaging
Carrying out cell-to-cell searches in the human body - News - 3 March 2006

-Scientists capture the speediest ever motion in a molecule
Fastest observations of proton movement open new window on chemical processes - News Release - 2 March 2006

-Think solar not nuclear for the energy of the future, say scientists
Commentary advocates solar energy to help meet the UK's future energy needs - News Release - 1 March 2006

-New study shows xenon gas safe in surgery and could help stop nerve damaging illnesses
Scientists successfully conduct first clinical trial proving safety of xenon gas - News Release - 25 February 2006

-The importance of being ethical
High ethical standards are essential in any successful modern institution - Reporter - 24 February 2006

-A thermodynamic personality
The similarities between molecules and people and a new perspective on what happens in the kitchen whilst learning about thermodynamics - Reporter - 24 February 2006

-Archive Corner
Nineteenth century ammeter - Reporter - 24 February 2006

-50 not out
50 not out looks at how a childhood love of plants has turned into a lifetime's labour - Reporter - 24 February 2006

-New head for the department of materials
Professor Bill Lee is the new head of the Department of Materials - Reporter - 24 February 2006

-Working towards good health
Care First-counselling, help and information for staff - Reporter - 24 February 2006

-Making an art of evolution - new music theatre production unravels Darwin's theories
Original piece of theatre illustrating the themes of evolution premieres this week - News Release - 21 February 2006

-New material means 'x-ray specs' no longer required
New optical effect renders solids transparent - News Release - 19 February 2006

-Imperial to hold its first Young Women in Engineering Open Day
More than sixty female school pupils to attend Imperial's first Young Women in Engineering Open Day - News - 17 February 2006

-Multi-tasking researchers translate between disciplines
Postgraduate centre at Imperial trains a new type of researcher - News - 16 February 2006

-Hospital admission rates linked to social deprivation, not quality of GP care
Researchers identify link between increased hospital admissions and high levels of material deprivation - News Release - 16 February 2006

-Imperial to consider forming UK’s first Academic Foundation Trust with NHS partners
Imperial College London is to commission a feasability study into the formation of the UK's first Academic NHS Foundation Trust - News Release - 15 February 2006

-Imperial College London, St Mary’s and Hammersmith Hospitals consider a merger option
Imperial College London, St Mary's NHS Trust and Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust commission feasability study to consider formation of UK's first Academic NHS Foundation Trust - News Release - 15 February 2006

-Saturn's atmosphere shares strange feature with Earth, say scientists
A feature of the Earth's atmosphere which has long puzzled scientists is replicated in the atmosphere of Saturn, according to new research - News - 10 February 2006

-Stardust lands in London: scientists look to comet for vital clues about Solar System
Dust from a distant comet arrives in London, enabling Imperial scientists to be among the first to take a close look at the samples - News Release - 8 February 2006

-Robot assisted surgery more accurate than conventional surgery
New study shows robot assisted knee surgery is more accurate than conventional surgery - News Release - 8 February 2006

-New Biophysics Chair at Imperial
New Biophysics chair created in memory of Professor David Blow at Imperial - News - 6 February 2006

-HIV decline in Zimbabwe linked to behavioural change
Changes in behaviour among Zimbabwe population may have accelerated the recent decline in HIV infection - News Release - 2 February 2006

-"Trust me, I'm a physicist" - the weird world of quantum entanglement
Professor Sir Peter Knight explains the theory that shook science - News - 2 February 2006

-Amadeus Capital Partners and Imperial College London join in DTI project to identify and commercialise UK energy and environmental technologies
Imperial enters new partnership to identify and commercialise UK energy and environmental technologies - News - 1 February 2006

-The perfect fit
It's hard to find a sporting activity that isn't available at Ethos, Imperial's new sports centre, which opened this week - Reporter - 1 February 2006

-Political science
Dr Phil Bland on his experience of the MP-scientist pairing scheme with Conservative MP Jacqui Lait - Reporter - 1 February 2006

-Archive corner
History of the Queen's Tower - Reporter - 1 February 2006

-50 not out
John O'Leary retires this month, after 50 years at the College - Reporter - 1 February 2006

-Imperial entrepreneurs in top 100
Six Imperial academics are included in THES list of the UK's top 100 science entrepreneurs - Reporter - 1 February 2006

-Spin-out goes from strength to strength
Imperial College spin-out InforSense begins 2006 on a high - Reporter - 1 February 2006

-A night in the life of…
Anthony Kucernak, Linstead Halls Warden and reader in physical chemistry - Reporter - 1 February 2006

-Working towards good health
SportImperial initiative to increase the number of steps we take in a day - Reporter - 1 February 2006

-Leader in laser research wins distinguished award for experimental physics
Imperial researcher who works with the highest power lasers in the world collects distinguished award from the Institute of Physics - News - 30 January 2006

-Qatari leader sees how Imperial is improving the health of tomorrow's babies
Her Highness Sheikha Mozah Binet Nasser Al Missned, Consort to the Emir of Qatar, visited Imperial College London yesterday - News - 27 January 2006

-Powering the planet - science's greatest challenge
Sunlight could save the world, says guest lecturer at Imperial - News - 27 January 2006

-'Doctor of the Decade' award for Imperial scientist
A respiratory medicine scientist at Imperial College London has been named a 'Doctor of the Decade' according to Science Watch - News Release - 27 January 2006

-Scientists set sights on biomass to reduce fossil fuel dependence
Using plants rather than oil or coal to produce fuels and chemicals could play an essential role in reducing the world's dependence on fossil fuels, according to new research - News Release - 26 January 2006

-Inaugural prize given for improving animal welfare in research
An Imperial researchers new technique for refining animal research has been awarded the inaugural Replacement, Refinement and Reduction (3Rs) Prize - News Release - 25 January 2006

-Anxious fathers make caesarean ops more painful for mothers
Fathers who are anxious during a caesarean operation may increase the pain experienced by the mother after the delivery of their baby News Release - 25 January 2006

-What lies beneath: new research looks deep into the centre of the Earth
Research on the evolution of volcanoes sheds light on what lies deep beneath the Earth's surface - News Release - 19 January 2006

-'Vioxx like' drugs may still be best option for arthritis write scientists
Drugs like Vioxx may still be the best treatment for arthritis drugs - News Release - 18 January 2006

-Scientists find stronger evidence for link between cat faeces and schizophrenia
Scientists have found more evidence of a link between a parasite in cat faeces and an increased risk of schizophrenia - News Release - 18 January 2006

-Imperial scientists celebrate safe landing of Stardust capsule
Imperial scientists celebrate as return capsule from Stardust spacecraft lands safely, bearing space dust that they will soon be analysing - News - 17 January 2006

-New observations give first proof of extended magnetic activity in space
Spacecraft observations provide evidence of large-scale magnetic reconnection in the solar wind - News Release - 12 January 2006

-Southside demolished
Important milestone for Southside project - Reporter - 12 January 2006

Faculty Building wins Royal Institute of British Architects award - Reporter - 12 January 2006

-Student voice
David Kaye on the future of Imperial - Reporter - 12 January 2006

-New Head of Commercial Services
Interview with Paddy Jackman - Reporter - 12 January 2006

-Higgins joins gene group
Professor Christopher Higgins forms part of a leading advisory group on human genetics research - Reporter - 12 January 2006

-It's a woman's world
Nearly 40 female Imperial students hear how to reach the top - Reporter - 12 January 2006

-A day in the life of .
Dr Bill Hanage, Research Associate in Epidemiology - Reporter - 12 January 2006

-Taking a taxi could increase your exposure to pollution
Researchers have discovered that exposure to pollution can vary according to method of transport News Release - 10 January 2006

-Imperial's Deputy Rector is new Wellcome Trust Governor
Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz is announced as a Governor of the Trust - News Release - 9 January 2006

-Engineering an end to poverty
Imperial-based project tackles poverty in the developing world with innovative technological designs - News - 9 January 2006

-Scientists make first step towards 'holy grail' of crystallography
Scientists have developed a new technique for protein crystallography - News Release - 9 January 2006

-King Faisal Prize 2006 awarded to Imperial College London mathematician
The King Faisal International Prize for science is presented to Professor Simon Donaldson - News release - 5 January 2006