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 2017 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 from Monday 09 January 2017.

 *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 2017

Friday 17 March 2017, 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 twelfth consecutive year in 2017. 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.

Unfortunately, tickets are now fully-booked for this event. However, if you would like to be added to the waiting list in case any more become available, please contact graduate.school@imperial.ac.uk. 

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

If you have booked tickets, you will receive them in the mail in the second week of March. Please contact the Graduate School (graduate.school@imperial.ac.uk) if you have not received them by Tuesday 14 March 2017.