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Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From a new framework for carbon budget calculations, to a student startup aiming to help people make greener investments, here is some quick-read news from across the College.
China's Minister of Science and Technology Wang Zhigang visited Imperial, the UK's number one research collaborator with China, this week. The visit, hosted by Imperial's Provost Professor Ian Walmsley, showcased Imperial's deep ties with China as well as the College's research strengths, international collaborations, and industry partnerships.
Scientists have helped unravel the protective ' and potentially harmful ' effect of iron in the body. In a series of early-stage studies examining genetic data from over 500,000 people, a team of international scientists, led by Imperial College London, explored the role that iron plays in over 900 diseases.
Imperial has founded an international cyber security centre with partners in the US, Japan and the UK.
Â£9 million government award for Northwest London part of a Â£135 million research fund to tackle the biggest healthcare challenges of this generation.
A relaxation of UK food industry regulation has been linked with 9,900 additional cases of cardiovascular disease, and 1,500 cases of stomach cancer.
Imperial's Centre for Blast Injury Studies hosted engaging research, lively debate, and a Royal visit at the Blast Injury Conference 2019.
The practice of taking small, regular doses of psychedelic drugs to enhance mood, creativity, or productivity lacks robust scientific evidence. The process, called microdosing, has been lauded by some, with high profile proponents in Silicon Valley.
The Government Chief Scientific Adviser Sir Patrick Vallance spoke at the launch of The Forum, Imperial's new policy engagement programme.
Join two Imperial Masters students as they gather data on bumblebees in the place most vulnerable to climate change ' the Arctic. Bumblebees need plants to source food, and these plants need bumblebees for pollination.
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