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Exhibition Road Day of Design - 23 September

Event times: 10.30am – 5pm | Volunteer shift times: 10am – 5.30pm | South Kensington Campus

As part of London Design Festival, Imperial College and partners (V&A, Science Museum, Natural History Museum and the Brompton Design District) are putting on a programme of events on and around Exhibition road to celebrate design, creativity and engineering at its best. From new fashion technology, robotic dragonflies, and encounters with an artificial intelligence, visitors will engage with the latest Imperial prototypes and meet the innovators hoping to revolutionise the way we go about our lives. 

Imperial Lates

Event times: 6pm – 9pm | Volunteer shift times: 5.15pm – 10pm | South Kensington Campus

Imperial’s monthly public celebrations of science for adults only return this autumn with a new name, new times and five new evenings of discovery. Check them out below.

Public Engagement volunteer at an Imperial Lates event

Imperial Lates: Greenovate18 October

In October 2018, the government launches Green Great Britain Week. As part of this Imperial have been invited to showcase how green technology and sustainable innovation can help address these environmental issues. We want to empower the public to get involved in the conversation around climate change, and inspire creativity around how we are tackling it.

Imperial Lates: Infectious - 15 November

From viruses, bacterial infections and pandemics to the creative approaches to prevent and treat them. We will be exploring our relationship with infection, right from the discovery of Penicillin right up to new challenges around Anti Microbial Resistance. Help us get the public talking about infection and how we can tackle it.

Imperial Lates: Xmaths - 6 December

Our ever popular Festive Fringe will this year focus on maths, from the pure pursuit of understanding, to its application in every area of academic investigation and technology innovation. As a festive fringe, we're hoping to get creative and celebrate the work being carried out across the College.

Imperial Lates: Smart Fashion - 21 February

A closer look at the latest research into wearable technology, clothing design and next generation clothing materials taking place during London Fashion Week. 

Imperial Lates: The XX Factor - 7 March

Inspirational women everywhere are pushing the boundaries higher, further, faster and challenging what it means to be a women in the modern world. Join us not only to celebrate amazing achievements, research and innovations, but be part of the conversation about equality across the sciences and the arts. 

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