Imperial Lates Online are our free after-hours adult events exploring cutting-edge science and engineering at Imperial in creative ways. Be inspired and join us for a week of discovery as our researchers share the wonder of what they do.
Book your free place for Imperial Lates Online: Food for thought to receive a full programme including links to join our various live events.
Imperial Lates Online: Food for thought
30 November – 6 December
As the nights draw in and the winter season is upon us, join us to find comfort and inspiration in food. From chemical cook-alongs and science cocktails, to the latest in food additives and the health facts behind new dietary trends, pick from our delectable menu of exploratory evening and festive fun.
- Imperial scientists join forces with top chefs for a hyperfoods cook-along that uses artificial intelligence to prepare healthy meals full of anti-cancer molecules
- Explore the latest scientific research into vegetarianism and its benefits for our health and planet
- In the run up to Christmas we look at a day in the life of a nutritional scientist and ask her how we can indulge in a healthier Christmas dinner without compromising on the festive cheer
- Enter the mysterious world of the human gut where trillions of microbes reside and influence many aspects of our physical and mental health.
Register for Imperial Lates Online: Food for thought to receive a full programme including links to join our various live events.
Imperial Lates Online are most suitable for over 18s.
Food for thought events
A day in the life of a… diet scientist
Join Jerusa Brignardello to discuss dietary science and nutrition. Hear about her career that started out in her Chilean homeland, saw her work for the Nobel prize-winning UK World Food programme, and now sees her carrying out a PhD in metabolics at Imperial.
Green cuisines: Tasty plant-based food that’s good for you and the planet
More and more people are shifting to plant-based diets, believing they are better for their health and the planet. We bring together a dietician, a climate scientist and a vegan chef and food writer to explore what science actually says on the impacts of vegetarianism and veganism.
Hyperfoods Kimchi cook-along recipe
Follow our Hyperfoods Kimchi cook-along recipe as part of Imperial Lates Online: Food for thought
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