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Imperial Magazine:

Imperial 54: Summer 2023

Imperial 53: Winter 2022-23

Imperial 52: Summer 2022

Imperial 51: Winter 2021-22

Imperial 50: Summer 2021

Imperial 49: Winter 2020-21

Imperial 48: Summer 2020

Imperial 47: Winter 2019–20

Imperial 46: Summer 2019

Imperial 45: Winter 2018–19

Imperial 44: Summer 2018

Imperial 43: Winter 2017–18

Imperial 42: Summer 2017

Imperial 41: Winter 2016–17

In Issue 41, published in November 2016, we follow the paths of some of Imperial’s most intrepid expeditioners, explore the answers to fundamental evolutionary questions, and venture into the world of machine learning.

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Issue 40: Winter 2015-16

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  • Campus life: Potential energy – Althea-Imperial prizewinner and Imperial College PhD Scholar Clementine Chambon tells us about juggling studies with entrepreneurship and travelling the globe.
  • Careering ahead: Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock – space scientist, science communicator and presenter of the BBC's The Sky at Night tells us about building satellites, her dream of retiring to Mars and meeting the Clangers.
  • Global citizen: SAFE. Or is it?  – ever wondered what a gibbon call sounds like? Dr Rob Ewers tells us about the sounds of the rainforest and his  research in Borneo in this Q&A, complete with images and sound recordings.

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Issue 39: Summer 2014

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  • Careering ahead - an interview with bespoke tailor, Roubi L'Roubi  - As bespoke tailor to the glitterati, Roubi L’Roubi (Mechanical Engineering 1992) draws on lessons from Imperial to stay ahead of the curve.
  • Picture this: The Bottle Match - Since 1902, members of the Royal School of Mines have been meeting their rivals from Cornwall, the Camborne School of Mines, almost every year to valiantly face-off at rugby­—an English invention that historically has been the chosen game of Home Nations miners.

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Imperial was incorrectly informed that two alumni were deceased and reported this in the In Memoriam pages of issue 39. Both are still alive and well, and we sincerely apologise for this error:

  • Colonel John F.H. Fitzgerald (Civil Engineering 1977)
  • Mr Brian D. Steel (Botany and Plant Technology 1979, MSc Computing 1981)

Issue 38: Winter 2012-13

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Issue 37: Spring 2012

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Issue 36: Spring/Summer 2011

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