Discovery and the natural world
This global challenge guides the way we find solutions to some of humanities biggest problems – like air pollution and climate change, species extinction and overpopulation.
Explore the way we work across subject boundaries to tackle these challenges.
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These categories will help you explore how you could contribute to making the world a better place. This could be in an exciting and unexpected way, possibly in a new subject area.
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Imperial’s is a global community of scientists, engineers, medics and business experts.
We work across subject boundaries to find solutions to some of the world’s biggest challenges – like developing sustainable energy sources, protecting the world’s endangered species and combatting food insecurity.
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