The newspaper of Imperial College London
 Issue 139, 31 March 2004
£76m centre for clinical imaging«
Tribute to miracle miler Sir Roger«
Harriet’s prime howler!«
International student awards«
Making a grand entrance«
Lowering blood pressure«
It’s a bug’s life«
Will powers IC Trust«
We’re on the map«
Britain the ‘tobacco control time-warp’«
Cutting carbon emissions«
When too much competition can prove unhelpful…«
Emotional intelligence scrutinised«
Move to new headquarters«
Staff Pay and Grading update«
An international night to remember«
Water way to make a splash at College…«
Science soirée at Silwood«
Snap happy…«
In Brief«
Media Spotlight«
What’s on«

What’s on

Thursday 1 April 19.00-20.30
Royal Geographical Society, Kensington Gore

Earthwatch Lecture — Pill Bugs to Penguins; Conserving South Africa’s Wildlife by Dr Michelle Hamer, university of Natal, and Professor Les Underhill, university of Cape Town.

Monitoring the status of South Africa’s invertebrates, essential components of the ecosystem, and examining the threats to African penguins posed by oil spills and fisheries. Admission free, but by ticket only. Contact

Friday 2 April 10.00-16.00
Lecture Room 340, Huxley Building, South Kensington campus.

Workshop organised by the Centre for European Agri-environmental Studies.
Focus on growing public awareness of invasive species and their potential for damaging domestic economies and the environment. Key speakers include Tim Josling, Stanford University and visiting professor at Wye campus, Rob Fraser, professor of agricultural economics at Wye, Michael Margolis (Resources for the Future) and Donna Roberts (US Department of Agriculture). Attendance numbers are limited. Contact Maria Sheppard on 020 7594 2676 to register.

Monday 5 April 11.30-1215
Wolfson lecture theatre, Wye campus

Rector’s face-to-face, open to all Imperial staff and students.

Wednesday 21 April 9.30-14.30
Sir Alexander Fleming Building, South Kensington campus

Envirotech conference-uniting large companies with environmental SMEs.
One-day conference, run by Newzeye (publishers of Free Radicals) in conjunction with Imperial Innovations. Aimed at bringing together representatives from finance, industry, academia and environmental organisations to examine how SMEs can develop successful products and form mutually beneficial and commercially viable partnerships with large corporates. Email or 020 8969 1008 for tickets. Reduced rate for academics.

Tuesday 27 April 13.00-13.45
Cockburn lecture theatre, QEQM building,St Mary’s campus

Rector’s face-to-face, open to all Imperial staff and students.

Wednesday 26 May 12.45-13.30
Gleeson lecture theatre, Chelsea and Westminster campus

Rector’s face-to-face, open to all Imperial staff and students.

Almroth-Wright lectures 17.00
Cockburn Lecture Theatre, St Mary’s Hospital.

Tuesday 4 May

Professor Bruce A.J. Ponder CRC Department of Oncology, University of Cambridge

Hutchinson/MRC Research Centre

Genes and the Prevention of Breast Cancer

Tuesday 11 May
Professor Sir Alec J. Jeffreys

Department of Genetics, University of Leicester

Genetic Fingerprinting and Beyond.

Tuesday 18 May

Baroness Susan Greenfield

Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford

The Chemicals of Consciousness.

Tuesday 25 May
Professor Herman Waldmann

Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford

Campath 1H: From the Laboratory to the Clinic.

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