Current and future women luminaries

Current and Future Women Luminaries is a special series of conversations, hosted by President Alice P. Gast, to showcase our inspirational luminaries’ careers and to share lessons learned with the next generation of future stars. Imperial has amazing women who are leaders in their fields and provide inspiration to many inside and outside the College. When they talk about their research, teaching, and societal engagement, they inspire and motivate others.

These events are open to everyone and free of charge, registration is possible on our Eventbrite page.

If you have any questions on the series please contact the Institutional Events Team.

Previous events in this series

From nanoscale to the real world: How small things have a big impact

Professor Mary Ryan, Professor of Materials Science and Nanotechnology and Vice-Dean for Research in the Faculty of Engineering and Aigerim Omirkhan, final year Materials Research PhD student, Department of Materials.

From nanoscale to the real world: How small things have a big impact

 

When infections go viral

Professor Wendy Barclay, Chair in Influenza Virology and Head of the Department of Infectious Disease, and Dr Vanessa Sancho-Shimizu, UKRI Future Leaders Fellow, Department of Infectious Disease.

When infections go viral

Improving treatments for patients: Why statisticians count

Professor Deborah Ashby OBE, Director of the School of Public Health, and Rachel Phillips who was awarded an NIHR Doctoral Research Fellowship in 2018 for her PhD at Imperial, speak about breakthroughs, innovations and aspirations as they discuss life experiences and the teachable moments that shape who we are and what we do.

Improving treatments for patients: Why statisticians count

 

Is there such a thing as a free lunch? How economics helps us understand the world

Professor Dame Carol Propper CBE, Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics and Public Policy, spoke about her breakthroughs, innovations and discoveries throughout her career, and Dr Mirabelle Muûls, Assistant Professor in Economics in the Department of Economics and Public Policy shared her dreams and aspirations.

Is there such a thing as a free lunch? How economics helps us understand the world

 

Using multidisciplinary science to drive healthcare innovations

Professor Molly Stevens, Professor of Biomedical Materials and Regenerative Medicine, and Katya Pchelintseva, a PhD candidate, speak about breakthroughs, innovations and aspirations as they discuss life experiences and the teachable moments that shape who we are and what we do.

Using multidisciplinary science to drive healthcare innovations

Talking about science – how we can all benefit

Our second inspiring conversation took place between Professor Maggie Dallman OBE, Professor of Immunology and Associate Provost (Academic Partnerships), Vice-President (International), and Priya Pallan, Community Engagement Manager.

Current and Future Women Luminaries: Talking about science

From London to Jupiter, exploring physics with our current and future luminaries

Our first enlightening conversation took place between Professor Michele Dougherty, Professor of Space Physics and Head of the Department of Physics, and Efia Amankwa, second year MSci Physics student.

Current and Future Women Luminaries: From London to Jupiter