We communicate the research and expertise of Imperial's scientists. We produce press releases, news stories and multimedia packages about research findings and promote them to the wider media. We also connect researchers with the media to comment on current news and events.

Contact us if you:

  • Want to publicise your research
  • Have been contacted by the media and want advice
  • Want to reach out the media to comment on an issue
  • Are from the media, and want to talk to one of our experts
  • Want help setting up filming at Imperial
  • Have been featured in the media
  • Have an issue with something reported in the media about you or your research
  • Want to promote a clinical trial to patients
  • Would like advice about promoting a funding grant, prize, or research-related event
  • Have a general question about working with the press office or the media

Meet the team

Meet the team

  • Laura Gallagher

    Laura Gallagher

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    Laura Gallagher Head of News and Media (Research)

    +44 (0)20 7594 8432

    What I can help with

    • Advice on an overarching approach to communications campaigns such as identifying audiences, channels and overall messaging
    • Advice on how to deal with crisis communications and issues which involve reputational risk
    • Significant areas where either internal or external communication could be improved

    Location

    Room 103 Mezzanine, RCS1 Building, South Kensington Campus

  • Hayley Dunning

    Hayley Dunning

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    Hayley Dunning Research Media Manager (Natural Sciences)

    +44 (0)20 7594 2412

    What I can help with

    • Communicating research from the Faculty of Natural Sciences
    • Connecting natural sciences researchers with the media
    • Getting your voice on the Imperial College Podcast
    • Applying for research communications internships (internal only)

    Location

    Room 103 Mezzanine, RCS1 Building, South Kensington Campus

  • Laura Singleton

    Laura Singleton

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    Laura Singleton Media and PR Manager (Imperial College Business School)

    +44 (0)20 7594 6127

    What I can help with

    • Communicating research, events and reports from the Business School
    • Connecting Business School academics with the media
    • Arranging media training for Business School academics

    Location

    Room 103 Mezzanine, RCS1 Building, South Kensington Campus

  • Caroline Brogan

    Caroline Brogan

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    Caroline Brogan Research Media Officer (Engineering)

    +44(0)20 7594 3415

    What I can help with

    • Communicating research from the Faculty of Engineering
    • Connecting engineering researchers with the media

    Location

    Room 103 Mezzanine, RCS1 Building, South Kensington Campus

  • Ryan O'Hare

    Ryan O'Hare headshot

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    Ryan O'Hare Research Media Officer (Medicine)

    +44 (0)20 7594 2410

    What I can help with

    • Communicating research from the Faculty of Medicine
    • Connecting medicine researchers with the media

    Location

    Room 103 Mezzanine, RCS1 Building, South Kensington Campus

  • Kate Wighton

    Kate Wighton

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    Kate Wighton Research Media Manager (Medicine)

    +44 (0)20 7594 2410

    What I can help with

    • Communicating research from the Faculty of Medicine
    • Connecting medicine researchers with the media

    Location

    Room 103 Mezzanine, RCS1 Building, South Kensington Campus

  • Maxine Myers

    Maxine Myers

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    Maxine Myers AHSC Communications Manager

    +44(0)7561 451 724

    What I can help with

    • Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre communications

    Location

    Room 103 Mezzanine, RCS1 Building, South Kensington Campus