Imperial College London

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Imperial College London  
Health - Jan 15
Early-career researchers and postgraduates from all fields have until 20 January 2019 to apply to join a medical technology business accelerator. The MedTech SuperConnector (MTSC) is inviting applicants with expertise in areas such as engineering, natural sciences, medicine, psychology, product design and business to join an initial hackathon, an intensive weekend of problem-solving where they will have the opportunity to team up to brainstorm and develop product ideas.
Pharmacology - Jan 15

A new potential drug molecule could reduce treatment times for two widespread diseases from weeks to days, ultimately helping to eliminate them. The new molecule has been designed to more effectively target and kill the cause of elephantiasis and river blindness while having potentially fewer side effects.

Environment - Jan 11
Environment

The funding will help improve prediction and management of wildfires globally through the Leverhulme Centre for Wildfires, Environment and Society.

Innovation - Jan 9
Innovation

By 2050, batteries based on lithium-ion will be the cheapest way to store electricity, such as from solar or wind farms, according to a new study.

Computer Science - Jan 8

Researchers at Imperial have created a new robot controller using game theory, allowing the robot to learn when to assist a human. The past decade has seen robots work increasingly with humans - for example in manufacturing, assistive devices for physically impaired individuals, and in surgery.

Life Sciences - Jan 7

Imperial researchers have developed new bioinspired material that interacts with surrounding tissues to promote healing. Materials are widely used to help heal wounds: Collagen sponges help treat burns and pressure sores , and scaffold-like implants are used to repair broken bones.

Life Sciences - Jan 14
Life Sciences

Two free interactive platforms that teachers could use to help students learn about molecular biology have been developed by researchers.

Life Sciences - Jan 10
Life Sciences

'Caretaker' cells which support neurons in the brain play more of an active role in circadian rhythms and animal behaviour than previously thought.

Astronomy - Jan 9

Imperial's Professor Gustav Holzegel is a Finalist in the second annual Blavatnik Awards in the UK, winning US$30,000. The Blavatnik Awards are the largest unrestricted cash prizes available exclusively to young scientists and engineers in the UK under the age of 42.

Life Sciences - Jan 7

Imperial researchers have developed a new bioinspired material that interacts with surrounding tissues to promote healing. Materials are widely used to help heal wounds: Collagen sponges help treat burns and pressure sores , and scaffold-like implants are used to repair broken bones.

Health - Jan 4

Multiple miscarriages may be linked to the poor quality of a man's sperm, suggests new research. The early-stage study, from scientists at Imperial College London , investigated the sperm quality of 50 men whose partners had suffered three or more consecutive miscarriages.




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