A man swallowing a sword at the Ig Nobel Awards show

The Ig Nobel awards are intended to celebrate the unusual, honor the imaginative — and spur people's interest in science, medicine, and technology.

The stage at the Ig Nobel award show 2009

2017 will mark the twelfth consecutive year of Imperial hosting the Ig Nobel Award Tour Show

Participants on stage at the Ig Nobels

The Ig Nobel show definitely takes an alternative look at science, engineering and technology!

Book your tickets for the 2018 Ig Nobel Award Show

This event is extremely popular and therefore only a maximum of 2 tickets can be requested per person. If you have any questions or queries relating to this event, please email the Graduate School.  

Tickets will be available to book in the Winter term 2018. 

 *This event is sponsored by The Graduate School of Imperial College London and The British Science Association and is part of National Science & Engineering week.

Ig Nobel Award Tour Show 2018

Friday 09 March 2018, 18:00-20:00 | The Great Hall, Sherfield Building, South Kensington Campus

The Graduate School is delighted to be hosting the Ig Nobel Awards Tour Show for the thirteenth consecutive year in 2018. The show will be presented by Marc Abrahams, organiser of the Ig Nobel prizes, editor of the Annals of Improbable Research and Guardian columnist, and will feature a whole host of Ig Nobel Prize winners and other 'improbable' researchers.

Tickets are not yet available to book for this event. However, if you would like to register your interest please contact graduate.school@imperial.ac.uk and we can contact you once the booking is open. 

Further information about the Ig Nobel Awards can be found on the Improbable Research website.