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2005 News Releases

-Ten new PhD studentships for Chemistry at Imperial
Imperial has recieved funding for ten new PhD chemistry students - News - 21 December 2005

-Hall Wardens - "a tremendously positive impact on hall life"
Focus on two Imperial student accommodation wardens - News - 20 December 2005

-Scientists close in on genes responsible for Parkinson's Disease
Scientists have identified a number of genes which act abnormally during the development of Parkinson's - News Release - 19 December 2005

-Long term future for the Science Museum Library at Imperial College London agreed
Imperial and the Science Museum announce agreement that will create library facilities for the 21st century - News Release - 16 December 2005

-Bacteria are an aphid's best friend, say researchers
Bacterium living within its body protects the aphid from a major enemy - News Release - 15 December 2005

-Brits happy to pay up to GBP2 billion to cover 2012 Olympics cost, says new research
Study finds willingness to pay up to GBP22 per household per year to cover the cost of hosting the Games - News Release - 15 December 2005

-Badger culling to control TB in cattle has mixed effects
Culling badgers to control the spread of bovine TB in cattle has mixed effects - News Release - 14 December 2005

-Engineering the future - John Perkins discusses engineering in the 21st century
The future of engineering is the subject of this year's Roger Sargent Lecture at Imperial College London - News Release - 13 December 2005

-New research alliance aims to speed up therapy development
New alliance will promote understanding of the genetic basis of disease - News Release - 13 December 2005

-Imperial College London and University of Kent join forces to boost education
Two universities will deliver the popular Applied Business Management courses at Imperial's Wye campus - News Release - 13 December 2005

-Imperial College London to begin negotiations to withdraw from the University of London
Governing Council agrees to take the first steps towards withdrawal from the federal University - News - 9 December 2005

-New GBP1 billion world-class scientific research centre and facilities planned for Kent
'The Wye Concordat' signed aimed at assuring Wye's future as a centre for research and learning - News - 8 December 2005

-Scientists help develop new compound to tackle MRSA
Scientists have developed a new compund to kill MRSA - News Release - 8 December 2005

-Rector's away day at Wye
Annual away day brings together heads of departments, divisions and support services, the pro rectors and deans to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the College - Reporter - 8 December 2005

-First year medics have 'patients' with local students
Nearly 40 students from the William Morris Academy in Hammersmith visited Imperial last month to take part in the first volunteer simulated patient programme for new medical students at Imperial - Reporter - 8 December 2005

-All aboard the no.9
London's popular Routemaster buses have found re-employment and can now be sighted regularly at Imperial - Reporter - 8 December 2005

-Working towards good health
Working with computers - Reporter - 8 December 2005

-A day in the life of…
Simon Higman, faculty operating officer (FOO) for the new faculty of natural sciences - Reporter - 8 December 2005

-Student voice
PhD student Anna Zecharia shares her recent experiences at the Society for Neuroscience 2005 conference in Washington - Reporter - 8 December 2005

-Archive corner
The oldest documents held in Imperial's archives at South Kensington are manorial records, in the form of court rolls relating to Silwood Park, then Sunninghill Manor - Reporter - 8 December 2005

-Mosquito mission - hunting for the genetic key to wiping out malaria
Fotis Kafatos, a former Director General of the European Molecular Biology Lab, is Imperial's new Professor of Insect Immunogenomics - News - 7 December 2005

-Imperial College London researcher announced as Chairman of new ERC Scientific Council
Professor Fotis Kafatos is announced as the Scientific Council's first Chairman - News Release - 5 December 2005

-Imperial physicist receives European award for outstanding research
Professor Sir John Pendry and colleagues receive the Descartes Prize for work on metamaterials - News Release - 2 December 2005

-No safe ground for life to stand on during world's largest mass extinction
The world's largest mass extinction was probably caused by poisonous volcanic gas, according to research published today - News Release - 1 December 2005

-Construction starts on Imperial BioIncubator
Imperial College and Imperial Innovations announce construction of BioIncubator - News Release - 1 December 2005

-Awards for Wye's top new students
Agricola Scholarships are presented to five outstanding new students - News Release - 29 November 2005

-Imperial College physicist wins major European science prize
Pioneering research is recognised with the award of the 2005 Latsis Prize to Donal Bradley - News Release - 25 November 2005

-Imperial's Rector to lead London's new science council
Sir Richard Sykes appointed head of CATALYST, a new Science and Industry Council for London - News Release - 23 November 2005

-Astronaut Commander Scott Kelly touches down at Imperial on flying visit from NASA
Imperial plays host to astronaut Commander Scott Kelly - News - 22 November 2005

-Research partnership to make tracks in future rail technology
Advancing new areas of railway technology and developing people with high level technical capabilities are the two major aims of a new Hitachi Europe Ltd and Imperial College London partnership - News - 21 November 2005

-Imperial receives Gates Foundation grant to develop new tests for managing AIDS treatment in developing countries
Gates Foudation grant to develop new AIDS test - News Release - 21 November 2005

-Scientists use stem cells to grow cartilage
Scientists convert stem cells into cartilage cells - News Release - 16 November 2005

-EnVision 2010: Imperial looks at the future of engineering education
Major Imperial initiative looks at how Engineering teaches undergraduates and prepares them for their careers - News - 15 November 2005

-Young researchers win sought-after prizes to pursue their research
Imperial academics win prestigious prizes aimed at recognising and facilitating the work of outstanding young researchers - News - 14 November 2005

-Pimlico Connection celebrates thirty years of success in local schools
Student mentors past and present share memories of Imperial's tutoring in schools programme - News - 8 November 2005

-Imperial's Tanaka Business School confirmed as UK leader in Technology Transfer Research
The commercialisation of discoveries in science labs and the promotion of innovation in large companies is the focus of a new Professorship - News Release - 8 November 2005

-New TB test scoops top prize at Medical Futures competition
New TB test scoops top award for medical innovation - News Release - 7 November 2005

-Making nuclear power more attractive: largest UK grant for nuclear energy research in 30 years looks at future energy needs
Increasing the safety and reliability of nuclear power as a solution for satisfying energy needs is the challenge addressed by a new initiative - News Release - 2 November 2005

-Imperial College London-BP project to explore energy savings in cities
Imperial College London and BP announce a GBP 4.5 million project to research the use of energy in cities - News Release - 2 November 2005

-Energy Futures Lab launched at Imperial College London
A new Lab dedicated to tackling the scientific challenges posed by the world's demand for energy is launched today at Imperial College London - News Release - 2 November 2005

-New Faculty of Natural Sciences to be formed at Imperial College London
New Faculty will combine Life and Physical Sciences - News Release - 1 November 2005

-Imperial flies higher in world rankings
Imperial College London's international standing is confirmed by the Times Higher Education Supplement's latest World University Rankings - News - 28 October 2005

-Leading public health expert calls for medical teaching to be protected
Leading public health expert calls for a wide range of teaching strategies to sustain teaching excellence - News - 28 October 2005

-Lack of sex could be a signpost to extinction, claim researchers
Asexual species could be on their way to extinction say researchers - News Release - 27 October 2005

-Beam me up, students: launch of student-built satellite shown live at Imperial
Imperial students gather to watch the launch of the first satellite built almost entirely by European studen - News - 27 October 2005

-New Imperial graduates celebrate in style
Over 1,500 Imperial students graduate in the Royal Albert Hall - 27 October 2005

-Imperial College London bestows its highest honours in Commemoration Day ceremony
Figures from the worlds of science, engineering and medicine are admitted to the Fellowship of Imperial College London - News Release - 26 October 2005

-Centenary countdown begins
Imperial prepares to celebrate its centenary in 2007 - Reporter - 26 October 2005

-Successful QAA audit for Imperial
The College receives a 'clean bill of health' for its undergraduate degrees from the Quality Assurance Agency - Reporter - 26 October 2005

-Archive corner
Graduation ceremonies recall the visit made to the College by King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in 1945 - Reporter - 26 October 2005

-The business message shot straight from millionaire's hip
Sir Alan Sugar launches Tanaka Business School's distinguished speaker series - Reporter - 26 October 2005

-A fund of opportunities
Rector hosts reception to thank donors to the College's student opportunities fund - Reporter - 26 October 2005

-New academic reward scheme recognises outstanding performance
Exceptional academic staff are awarded special - Reporter - 26 October 2005

-Imperial's library invests in its people
Library achieves recognition as an Investor in People - Reporter - 26 October 2005

-Imperial As One mentors
Imperial As One's mentoring programme is launched - Reporter - 26 October 2005

-Estates maintenance update
Abseilers scale the heights of the Huxley building to repair deteriorating concrete - Reporter - 26 October 2005

-Working towards good health
Looking after your eyes - Reporter - 26 October 2005

-Lord Brabourne
Wye staff and students saddened to learn of the death of a long-term supporter of the campus - Reporter - 26 October 2005

-Journey to stillness
Walking a labyrinth is an ancient way of meditating, praying and finding stillness - Reporter - 26 October 2005

-Time capsule
With the demolition of Southside, it's time to think about the contents of the time capsule beneath the new building - Reporter - 26 October 2005

-New imaging technique reveals how likely you are to break a bone
New technique developed to measure strength of bones, and accurately estimate risk of fracture - News Release - 25 October 2005

-Fuelling a sustainable future: Imperial College London to launch major energy initiative
Major new initiative looks at how to meet the world's demand for energy without contributing to climate change- Media Invitation - 25 October 2005

-Imperial Professor wins top TB award
Imperial's Professor John Friedland awarded Weber-Parkes Trust Prize Medal - News - 18 October 2005

-Engineering a career: businesses visit Imperial to recruit the bright stars of the future
Imperial College engineering students look to the future on 19 October as engineering businesses visit the College to give students a taste of the working world - News - 19 October 2005

-Worldwide technophiles make beautiful music
Philharmonia Orchestra holds online composing session at Imperial's TV Studio - News - 18 October 2005

-Demolition clears the way for top class accommodation for Imperial students
Imperial starts work on new student accommodation - News - 18 October 2005

-Spacecraft to investigate if Venus's lack of magnetism is the cause of her inhospitable atmosphere
Scientists reveal their plans to analyse the magnetic field around Venus in a bid to discover whether the planets lack of an internal magnetic field is the reason it is so inhospitable - News Release - 17 October 2005

-New course turns engineers into globe-trotting natural resource entrepreneurs
New course announced to teach engineers how to set up and run their own mining and energy business - News Release - 14 October 2005

-A TV on your T shirt? Imperial physicist wins award for groundbreaking display technology research
Jan Rajchman Prize awarded to Donal Bradley for light emitting plastics discovery - News - 14 October 2005

-Helping drugs get around: research points way to more effective delivery of medicine around the body
New research showing how drugs stick to a key protein in the bloodstream could help to create drugs that are delivered more effectively to organs in the body. - News Release - 13 October 2005

-Long jump forward for catching sporting drug cheats
New technique could detect athletes' use of banned substances - News Release - 12 October 2005

-Nobel laureate gives Imperial lecture
2005 Nobel Prize winner for Chemistry gives first lecture as a laureate - News - 11 October 2005

-Researchers call for better public health campaigns to control and eliminate river blindness
Researchers are calling for better public health campaigns to stop river blindness - News Release - 11 October 2005

-New GM mosquito sexing technique is step towards malaria control, report scientists
Genetically modified mosquito gonads could be a first step towards controlling malaria - News Release - 9 October 2005

-Green future for the red bus? Fuel cells go public in Trafalgar Square
Trafalgar Square filled with the vehicles of the future as researchers from Imperial took part in an event highlighting fuel cells' potential - News - 6 October 2005

-Clubs and socs out to tempt Imperial's new students
The first Tuesday of term saw Imperial's new students taking in the sights, sounds and smells of the many societies and services open to our freshers - News - 5 October 2005

-Imperial quick on the draw
A unique street festival, Drawing Together: the Big Draw Meets Carnival, takes over London's Exhibition Road - Reporter - 5 October 2005

-Imperial professor turns media guide
Hans Michels, professor of safety engineering, talks about his recent experiences with the world's media - Reporter - 5 October 2005

-Imperial hosts materials network
Imperial hosts the first annual meeting of the International Advisory Board of the Network of Excellence on Knowledge-based Multicomponent Materials for Durable and Safe Performance - - Reporter - 5 October 2005

-As easy as AED
College implements resuscitation scheme - Reporter - 5 October 2005

-Archive corner
Looking back at Beit Quad - Reporter - 5 October 2005

-A day in the life of...
Anusha Sri-Pathmanathan, departmental administrator for the department of chemical engineering and chemical technology - Reporter - 5 October 2005

-50, not out
Dr Geoff Stephenson, reader in mathematics and director of the mathematical advice centre, on 50 years at Imperial - Reporter - 5 October 2005

-Wye scientist's fellowship win
Dr Marta de Torres Zabala is awarded the Wain Fellowship for her research into plants and bacteria - Reporter - 5 October 2005

-Imperial students win technology education 'Oscars'
Two Imperial engineering students are celebrating after picking up prestigious Science, Engineering and Technology Student of the Year awards - News - 4 October 2005

-Academic promotions 2005 at Imperial College London
Imperial announces 96 academic promotions - News Release - 4 October 2005

-International innovation receives boost with new UK-Korea agreement
Agreement to promote scientific innovation signed by Imperial and the Korea Technology Foundation - News Release - 28 September 2005

-Scientific collaboration is vital, says Imperial's new head of materials
College welcomes the appointment of Professor Bill Lee - News Release - 28 September 2005

-Major boost to UK asthma and allergy research as new Centre funded
New asthma and allergy research centre to be opened at Imperial - News Release - 22 September 2005

-New star survey sheds light on the evolution of galaxies
Survey of the entire northern Milky Way publishes its first findings - News Release - 20 September 2005

-One in every hundred Londoners could be crack cocaine users, claim researchers
Researchers believe there could be 46,000 crack cocaine users aged 15-44 in London - News Release - 19 September 2005

-Earliest meteorites provide new piece in planetary formation puzzle
Researchers uncover new clue in meteorites older than the earth - News Release – 19 September 2005

-The last croak for native frogs?
Scientists find deadly amphibian disease in British Isles - News Release - 15 September 2005

-Transplanting animal organs could soon be a reality
Animal organs could soon be used for transplantation, easing current organ transplantation shortage - News Release - 9 September 2005

-Key to stem cell transplant success is tricking immune system
Tricking the body’s immune system into ignoring stem cells will be the key to successful stem cell transplants, according to Imperial expert - News Release – 8 September 2005

-New microchip design could be the key to expanding mobile phone memory
Chip that mimics the brain could give mobile phones the memory capacity of a desktop computer - News Release - 8 September 2005

-New surgical device for bloodless operations gets first US outing
Device for removing liver tumours with virtually no blood loss tested in America for the first time - News Release - 8 September 2005

-Sexual health clinics need investment to tackle growing epidemic
Researchers are calling for greater investment to tackle growing sexual health epidemic - News Release - 7 September 2005

-Put your brain to good use when you've finished using it
More brains needed for medical research say scientists - News Release - 6 September 2005

-How 'dirt' could educate the immune system and help treat asthma
Dirt could be used to educate the immune system, potentially providing new treatments for asthma - News Release - 4 September 2005

-More than half of strokes and heart attacks can be abolished in people with high blood pressure
Combination of drugs could cut risk of heart attacks and strokes in people with high blood pressure - News Release - 4 September 2005

-Researchers to test if cannabis ingredient can help COPD patients
Researchers are looking for volunteers to test whether cannabinoids can alleviate breathlessness - News Release - 2 September 2005

-Enceladus continues to intrigue scientists
Flyby of Saturn's moon reveals hotspot and 'tiger stripes' - News Release - 30 August 2005

-Scientists make first step towards growing human lungs for transplant
Scientists have successfully converted human embryonic stem cells into lung cells - News Release - 23 August 2005

-Mission to Mars unlocks the potential of gifted students
Summer school students try their hand at space science research - News Release - 18 August 2005

-Still shellfish after 425 million years: clam-like creature preserved perfectly in ancient fossil
Ancient shellfish is recreated in 3D images following unique UK fossil find - News Release - 17 August 2005

-New global bird map suggests 'hotspots' not a simple key to conservation
First full map of where the world's birds live reveals complex picture - News Release - 17 August 2005

-Preventing a global pandemic of avian flu is feasible if measures taken in time, says new research
Computer model demonstrates containment strategy that could save millions of lives - News Release - 3 August 2005

-Cassini confirms a dynamic atmosphere at Saturn's moon Enceladus
Latest fly-by finds evidence of extended asymmetric atmosphere - News Release - 29 July 2005

-Foolproof 'fingerprint' on materials could aid the fight against fraud
Microscopic surface imperfections provide low-cost identity code - News Release - 27 July 2005

-New method shows it is possible to grow bone for grafts within a patient's body
International team demonstrates method to grow predictable volumes of bone on demand - News Release - 26 July 2005

-New treatment that boosts the stomach's 'full' signal offers new way of tackling growing obesity epidemic
Naturally occuring digestive hormone provides crucial breakthrough in fight against obesity - News Release - 25 July 2005

-Size matters: preventing large mammal extinction
Study identifies new approaches to improve the success of large mammal conservation - News Release - 21 July 2005

-Floating their idea - students conduct experiments in zero gravity
Imperial team takes part in the European Space Agency's Student Parabolic Flight Campaign - News Release - 20 July 2005

-National network for diabetes research launched by two leading British universities
Major boost for research into future diabetes treatments - News Release - 20 July 2005

-Scientists identify gene linked with obesity and diabetes
Discover could aid early identification of those at greater risk - News Release - 17 July 2005

-World's first professor of medical robotics elected to prestigious fellowship
Pioneer of robot surgery named a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering - News - 14 July 2005

-Diversity is the key to our future success, says Rector of leading British university
Imperial launches new group to promote equality and diversity - News Release - 12 July 2005

-Ten million Africans treated by international disease treatment programme
Over ten million in sub-Saharan Africa treated for schistosomiasis and intestinal worm infections in three years - News Release - 6 July 2005

-Imperial welcomes London's Olympic success
Bringing the Games to London will have a great impact, says Rector - News - 6 July 2005

-Imperial computing pioneer elected to prestigious European Academy
Academia Europaea recognises Professor Erol Gelenbe for contribution to computer networking - News - 1 July 2005

-Small Farmers are Key to Easing Poverty - G8 Advised
Small farmers can be a driving force in cutting hunger and poverty worldwide, leading development specialists said this week - News Release - 1 July 2005

-Literary stars unveil Imperial’s unique periodic table
College celebrates re-launch of periodic table containing every non-hazardous element in physical form - News - 30 June 2005

-Multi-million pound Grand Challenge grants to tackle TB and malaria in the developing world
Two Grand Challenges Awards for Imperial scientists - News Release - 28 June 2005

-Tanaka Business School wins Business Week case study award
Imperial wins entrpreneurship category of 2005 Business Week/ECCH European Case Awards - News Release - 27 June 2005

-Two knighthoods for scientists at Imperial College London
A physicist and an environmental scientist are among distinguished figures recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours - News - 13 June 2005

-Study finds fungus is effective agent in fight against malaria
Scientists find infecting mosquitoes with fungi can drastically reduce transmission of the disease - News Release - 9 June 2005

-Stop wasting your waste: new Professor bids to end the 'one-bin' culture
New Chair of Waste Management aims to turn rubbish into a valuable resource - News Release - 2 June 2005

-Pioneering contributions to education earn Circuits and Systems Society Award for Imperial academic
Director of Imperial's Institute of Biomedical Engineering achieves international recognition - News - 31 May 2005

-New Imperial Fellows of the Royal Society announced today
A biochemist and a computer scientist at Imperial are among the 44 new Fellows - News - 27 May 2005

-Making safer skies: World’s aviation experts meet at Imperial
Spotlight on safety at Imperial aviation workshop - News - 27 May 2005

-Tanaka Business School team finds answer to lost London laptops
Business plan competition winners develop item retrieval service - News Release - 26 May 2005

-Bright future beckons for Imperial postgraduates
Over 1,000 graduates celebrate their acheivements at Imperial's Postgraduate Awards Ceremony - News - 23 May 2005

-'Sister Mary' the robo-doc to start making ward rounds at St Mary's Hospital
St Mary's NHS Trust and Imperial College London are piloting a scheme where medical robots will cover ward rounds - News Release - 18 May 2005

-Imperial awards honorary degrees to business and public health figures
Leading business and academic figures are recognised at Imperial's Postgraduate Awards Ceremony - News Release - 18 May 2005

-How to cope in an oil crisis: Imperial researcher provides emergency 'toolbox' for energy ministers
Ways of quickly reducing oil consumption during a fuel crisis - News - 18 May 2005

-Tanaka Business School appoints world class faculty for new degree in Risk Management
Imperial announces leaders of new MSc in Risk Management - News Release - 11 May 2005

-Discovery of key inflammation mechanism in COPD could lead to new treatments
Researchers identify mechanism that increases lung inflammation - News Release - 10 May 2005

-Surf not up for Palaeozoic creatures - new model reveals ancient sea was a giant lake
New computer model simulates North West European tides of 300 million years ago - News Release - 3 May 2005

-Imperial College London and Imperial Innovations raise over £20m from City deal
Private placement of shares is the first by a UK university-owned technology transfer business - Press Release - 28 April 2005

-New centre launched to investigate link between human sugars and disease
Multidisciplinary research will study how sugars affect our biology - Press Release - 28 April 2005

-Discovery of a 'molecular switch' could lead to new ways of treating infection, including MRSA
Discovery of a 'molecular switch' could lead to new ways of treating infections such as MRSA - Press Release - 27 April 2005

-Imperial computing alumni win programming competition
Team of five computing graduates comes first in national finals of the 2005 BCS programming competition - News - 25 April 2005

-London school students take on space mission challenge
Mars exploration tasks for Year 9 pupils - Press Release - 21 April 2005

-Imperial ranked top in five subjects
Imperial beats other London universities to third place in Guardian league table - News - 19 April 2005

-Imperial College hosts first London Clean Energy Roundtable
Forum examines the opportunities of changing energy systems - News - 15 April 2005

-Bugs in the gut could help doctors develop individualised healthcare
Better understanding of how microbes interact with medicines is vital to personalised healthcare - Press Release - 13 April 2005

-Awards hat-trick for Imperial College engineers
Triple celebration for the Department of Materials - Press Release - 11 April 2005

-Scientists discover way to control allergic reactions
Novel method of reducing the effects of cat allergies is developed - Press Release - 6 April 2005

-Asthmatics naturally deficient in antiviral immunity, report scientists
Asthmatics produce lower levels of a type of immune cell protein needed to fight off infection - Press Release - 6 April 2005

-Finest European research students in London for Doctoral Research Conference
Europe’s finest budding research minds from the top 15 business schools in the UK and Europe will gather at Tanaka Business School next week - Press Release - 23 March 2005

-Mentoring skills earn Imperial academic a lifetime achievement award
A prestigious lifetime achievement award has been won by Emeritus Professor Tom Kibble, Department of Physics - News - 23 March 2005

-Wartime surgery story wins Imperial researcher top TV award
The true story of an exclusive drinking club with an unusual membership policy has won an Imperial researcher a prestigious TV prize - News - 23 March 2005

-Key target for Foot-and-Mouth drug revealed
A complete picture of Foot-and-Mouth Disease's key replication enzyme could lead to the development of new drugs to control the disease without recourse to vaccination or slaughter - Press Release - 21 March 2005

-Concrete inflatable shelter wins Entrepreneurs’ Challenge at Imperial College’s Tanaka Business School
A concrete shelter that can be put up by one person and is ready for use in 12 hours beat out stiff competition to win the 2005 New Business Challenge - Press Release - 18 March 2005

-First UK Masters in Creative Non-Fiction Writing launches at Imperial College London
New course will focus on developing skills for popular science writing - Press Release - 18 March 2005

-Imperial confirms £4,000 bursaries for poorest students
Study Support Bursaries are at the heart of Imperial's plan to widen access - Press Release - 17 March 2005

-Cassini Finds an Atmosphere on Saturn’s Moon Enceladus
Flybys of the icy moon revealed it has a significant atmosphere, Imperial scientists say the source may be volcanism, geysers, or gases - Press Release - 16 March 2005

-Universities launch international centre for engineering excellence
UK and US researchers join forces to form the International Centre for Process Systems Engineering - Press Release - 15 March 2005

-Modelling Ancient Tides
New modelling of 300 million year old tides in Europe suggests significant implications for fossil fuel resources - News - 14 March 2005

-Houston Meeting Kicks Off Collaboration Between Imperial College London and M. D. Anderson Cancer Centre To Advance Cancer Research
New initiative launched by UK and US universities to develop novel cancer therapies - Press Release - 10 March 2005

-Imperial scientist cracks meteor puzzle
The famous Meteor Crater in Arizona was created by a much gentler impact than previously believed, reports Imperial scientist in Nature today - News - 10 March 2005

-Blood pressure treatment could cut risk of strokes and heart attacks
New treatment strategy to cut risk of heart attacks and strokes - Press Release - 8 March 2005

-Prime Minister visits Imperial College London, underlines commitment to British science funding
PM visits Imperial following the announcement of £10bn investment in UK science - Press Release - 7 March 2005

-Engineering students win IBM prize for business brilliance
Imperial students beat over 130 other teams to win Universities Business Challenge 2005 - News - 3 March 2005

-Come fly with me: new simulator opens at Imperial College London
New flight simulator enables students to fly their designs for the planes of the future - Press Release - 3 March 2005

-Prince vs pauper: comparing the pay of US and UK executives
Lecture on executive reward and stock options is held by Watson Wyatt and Imperial's Tanaka Business School - Press Release - 2 March 2005

-Tanaka Business School and Standard & Poor’s offer new MSc Risk Management
The Tanaka Business School, in association with Standard & Poor’s Risk Solutions, will offer a new MSc degree in Risk Management from September 2005 - Press Release - 28 February 2005

-More from Saturn… including the discovery of a "Trojan" moon
Surprise findings about Saturn's magnetic field are published in the journal Science today - Press Release - 25 February 2005

-Dysentery uses ‘sword and shield’ approach to cause infection
Scientists report in Science today their findings that the bacterium that causes dysentery uses a ‘sword and shield’ approach to infect - Press Release - 24 February 2005

-Call for supermarkets to help older people shop for their life
Tanaka Business School researchers find that older people who rely on home shopping services could be left out of the online shopping revolution - Press Release - 23 February 2005

-London colleges announce collaboration to promote excellence in scientific design
Imperial and the Royal College of Art to share expertise - Press Release - 23 February 2005

-Contaminated needles not contributing to spread of HIV in Africa
Injections with dirty or contaminated needles are not contributing to the spread of HIV in sub-Saharan Africa - Press Release - 22 February 2005

-Imperial to host international sleep conference
The first Fatigue, Sleep and Biological Clocks International Conference is to be held at Imperial College London - Press Release - 22 February 2005

-UK scientist wins highest international prize for tribology research
Imperial researcher wins Tribology Trust Gold Medal - Press Release - 22 February 2005

-New bone marrow model could help people with sickle cell disease
Imperial researchers present new model of sickle cell blood cells - Press Release - 18 February 2005

-Saturn's auroras defy scientists' expectations
New research suggests Saturn's auroras differ from those of Earth and Jupiter - Press Release - 17 February 2005

-London students fight for rugby title
Student teams compete for Rugby Varsity cup - News - 14 February 2005

-New seminar series on sustainable development in energy at Imperial College London
Experts from Imperial and Shell kick off first Energy Futures seminar - Press Invitation- 10 February 2005

-Tanaka Business School shows why it's world class in technology-based business education
Tanaka Business School is represented at this year's Postgradireland fair in Dublin - Press Release - 8 February 2005

-Inaugural Hounsfield Memorial Lecture to be given at Imperial
Dr Robert Balaban gives the inaugural Hounsfield Lecture in memory of imaging scientist and Nobel Laureate Sir Godfrey Hounsfield - Press Invitation - 7 February 2005

-Bacterial spread all down to chance: some strains ‘just the lucky ones’
Human immunity and drug resistance less important to the success of bacterial spread than previously thought - Press Release - 3 February 2005

-Restructuring in the Division of Medicine and the Division of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Faculty of Medicine
Imperial initiates consultation exercise over the restructuring of two Divisions within its Faculty of Medicine - Press Statement - 3 February 2005

-New Institute for Musculoskeletal Surgery launched
Imperial and the Hammersmith Hospitals NHS Trust launch a new institute - Press Release - 27 January 2005

-US syphilis epidemics not driven by increases in unsafe sex say researchers
Researchers find regular epidemics of syphilis in the USA are due to the disease's cyclical nature - Press Release - 26 January 2005

-Researchers discover way to make cells in the eye sensitive to light
Researchers have discovered a way to make light sensitive cells in the eye by switching on a single gene - Press Release - 26 January 2005

-Supermarket bakery workers risk developing asthma
Researchers find proof of bakers' asthma in supermarkets - Press Release - 26 January 2005

-Tanaka fills new inhouse Marketing and PR positions
Business School makes two new appointments - Press Release - 26 January 2005

-Climate change and the future of air travel
Imperial researchers are investigating how air travel can be adapted to ease its impact on the environment - Press Release - 25 January 2005

-Scientists identify brain regions that decide where we look
Research finds different choices use different areas of the brain - Press Release - 25 January 2005

-Tanaka Business School jumps 22 places in world full time MBA rankings
The annual Financial Times' MBA rankings are published today - Press Release - 24 January 2005

-New cardiovascular disease research centre launched: The International Centre for Circulatory Health - ICCH
New London research centre for the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease is launched today - Press Release - 19 January 2005

-Imperial scientist wins Feldberg Foundation Prize
Prize recognises research into poxviruses of Professor Geoffrey Smith - Press Release - 13 January 2005

-New agreement boosts UK-Thai scientific collaboration
A drive to increase collaboration between scientists in Thailand and the UK received a boost today during the visit of Thai Deputy Prime Minister to Imperial - Press Release - 13 January 2005

-Likelihood of a large vCJD epidemic remains small claim researchers
The likelihood of a large number of future cases of vCJD remains small claim researchers from Imperial College London - Press Release - 12 January 2005

-Scientists find that the human nose is more complicated than a jumbo jet
Imperial researchers combine biological mechanics and aeronautical engineering to construct detailed 3D models of the nose - Press Release - 6 January 2005

-New programme will train the next generation of health leaders
Course will provide leadership training for public health educators in developing countries - Press Release - 5 January 2005