Science Breaks is a virtual event series showcasing the impact and relevance of Imperial's research and work taking place at the College.
Science Breaks are open to everyone and free of charge, registration is possible on our Eventbrite page.
Got a piece of news or upcoming research that you think would make a good Science Break? get in touch with the team
Science Breaks is curated and run by the Institutional Events team.
Upcoming Science Breaks:
Science Breaks: Unseen organisms and unsung heroes
Thursday 5 November, 12.30
Dr Bonnie Waring, Dr Richard Gill and Dr Peter Graystock
The role of natural ecosystems and biodiversity in agriculture and food security.
Past Science Breaks:
Science Breaks: The bloody battle against leukaemia
Professor Cristina Lo Celso discusses her efforts in stem cell biology in the bloody battle against leukaemia.
Science Breaks: The dinosaur-dooming asteroid and how we stop the next one
Professor Gareth Collins takes viewers step by step through the immediate aftermath of the Chicxulub event which saw the demise of the dinosaurs and the asteroid deflection technology which will save us from the same fate.
Science Breaks: How cells perceive their environment
Professor Robert Endres summarises recent work on modelling chemotaxis in the bacterium Escherichia coli, including new ways of describing signalling in terms of information processing.
Science Breaks: When art meets science
Science Breaks: Re-inventing capitalism
Professor Maurizio Zollo, Professor of Strategy and Sustainability, Head of the Business School’s Department of Management and Scientific Director of the Leonardo Centre, laid out his ideas for the reinvention of capitalism to face the challenges of the modern world.
Science Breaks: After Cassini
Professor Michele Dougherty, Head of Department of Physics and Professor of Space Physics, discussed her work with the icy moons of Jupiter and answered your questions in our Q&A session.
Science Breaks: Exploring volcanoes, old and young
Professor Chris Jackson, Professor of Basin Analysis, discussed his latest research exploring the evolution of now extinct, deeply buried volcanoes and answered your questions in a Q&A session.