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Decision-making under uncertainty – How Imperial researchers are developing innovative tools to maximise performance under the uncertain conditions of the real world.

Dinosaur doom – How the majestic creatures continue to teach us new things about life on Earth.

Flights of fantasy – Imperial's science fiction library is a unique window on our world – past, present and future.

We can do more – Discrimination and inequality must be challenged at all levels, and Imperial is playing its part.

Diagnosis at another (micro) level – Using nanomaterials and biosensors, Imperial is transforming the way diagnoses are made.

Extinction Day – New research is revealing exactly what happened the day the dinosaurs died.

Safe and sound – Data. Infrastructure. Borders. Imperial specialists are leading the effort to keep the nation secure.

COVID-19 lessons – Things we've learned from the year that changed the world.

It pays to be prepared – What the world can learn from COVID-19 about preparing for climate change.

Antimicrobial surfaces – Explore state-of-the-art antimicrobial surfaces, and how they can help in the fight against dangerous pathogens.

Healthcare AI – How Imperial researchers are using artificial intelligence techniques to help clinicians make faster and better decisions.

The world in a carton – How Imperial research is helping create leaner and greener global supply chains for fast-moving consumer goods.

How universities can drive an inclusive recovery – Innovation districts like the one around White City Campus could provide a place-based approach to economic recovery.

Imagine a zero waste society – what’s stopping us? Why it will take a radical system-wide solution to completely eliminate waste.

FGM in focus – Exploring Imperial’s community-centred approach to empowering conversations around female genital mutilation.

Two intersecting pandemics – How COVID-19 is laying bare structural racism and what we can do about it.

Electric mobility – Explore how the College's research is helping the world on the journey to an electric future.

Next stop: Jupiter – Explore the science behind magnetic fields and why they have the power to tell us so much about space.

Dark data. Bright light. – Professor David Hand says the data we can't see could a have a devastating impact on decision-making.

Turning convention on its head – Becoming carbon neutral by 2050 will require all parts of society to collaborate, as Imperial researchers are demonstrating. 

Seeing is believing and believing is seeing – From hologram lectures to the gamification of pure maths, technology is transforming teaching at Imperial.

Food and coronavirus – Hear from Imperial experts on how our diets have been affected by COVID-19.

COVID-19: six months on the frontline – Take a walk through some of the defining moments of Imperial's efforts to tackle the pandemic.

Social media and online harms – How can we protect young and vulnerable people?

Modelling an unprecedented pandemic – The vital role of team-based, collaborative epidemiology and disease modelling in managing pandemics.

Frontline insights – Moving stories of Imperial academics at the centre of the NHS response to COVID-19.

Pandemics and privacy – Exploring COVID-19, contact tracing apps and protecting our privacy.

Robotics revolution – Take a behind the scenes look at how robots are playing an increasingly important role in our lives.

Fighting an epidemic of misinformation – The importance of science and learning in dealing with coronavirus.

Transition to zero pollution – Can we ever eliminate pollution in all its forms?

Feed or flee – The brain cells that tell us when to eat and when to run away.

Mission to the Sun – How we are going to get a better look at our star than ever before.

Cleaner, greener plastics – How Imperial researchers are making plastics more sustainable.

More than meets the eye – Five Imperial staff and students with invisible disabilities share their stories.

Fake news – Do bots help to spread fake news? No, but they could be part of the answer. We look at the truth behind the headlines.

The search for a cure - For the past 25 years, Imperial has been at the heart of the hunt for a cure for HIV. This is the story of that search.

The cat that got the cream - As Felix turns 70, some of its leading players give us the stories behind the headlines

Antifungal resistance - Fungi are evolving, but thankfully, Imperial researchers are leading the fight to protect

9 things you can do about climate change  - How using your voice as a consumer, a customer, a member of the electorate and an active citizen, can lead to changes on a much grander scale

Turning gravity upside down - The new theory that challenges our understanding of what it is and how it works

Clean reaction - Meet the people who plan to change the world with green chemistry

Making for the future - Advanced manufacturing at Imperial

Fighting Ebola Imperial scientists, in the lab and on the ground, are working to defeat Ebola

Faecal transplants, ‘robotic guts’ and the fight against deadly gut bugs - How a simple compound found in our gut could help to stop dangerous bacteria behind severe, and sometimes fatal, hospital infections.

Overturning Darwin's paradox - Imperial researchers are using a new approach to understand why same-sex behaviour is so common across the animal kingdom..