Imperial/46: Spring 2019
In Issue 46, we find out how researchers are using gene-drive techniques to stop malaria in its tracks, look into the future of batteries and their part in the energy revolution, and explore how Imperial alumni are shaping innovation in Africa. Also in this issue, we learn more about the specialists that are redefining what user-led creations can achieve and join a shoot with the Imperial College Union's Photographic Society.
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A working life
Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones OBE says the best part of her work is being able to make a real difference.
Adventures in... Rift basins
Professor Chris Jackson says that looking beneath our feet is the answer.
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy declares 42 the answer. But what is the question?
Research focus / Policy agenda
Dr Chris Chiu on how vaccine innovation could help us to fight back against flu and RSV.
Alumnus Ben Lakey, CEO and cofounder of Mitt Wearables, tells us about designing affordable, functional prosthetic limbs.
Professor Stephen Curry on the new equality, diversity and inclusion strategy.
On camera with the Photographic Society.
Test your brain power
The ultimate puzzle challenge.
Three alumni describe how their spirit of adventure was nurtured at Imperial.
Cycle maps provide vital data about London’s transport system.
Professor Franklin Allen and the broken link in China’s economy.
Aishwarya Chidambaram joins her friends on Battersea Park’s netball courts.