Imperial College London

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Pedagogy - Jan 27
A public ban on smoking in cars in England and Wales has led to fewer children being exposed to cigarette smoke, according to new analysis. England and Wales banned smoking in cars carrying children in 2015, with Scotland introducing a ban the following year. But to date, the impact of the legislation on children's exposure to cigarette smoke has been unclear.
Health - Jan 27

Nineteen Imperial fellows showcased research projects aimed at tackling global health problems and disease challenges at a special celebration event.

Business - Jan 22

Research into biosensors, data privacy and advanced manufacturing was highlighted at the World Economic Forum in Davos by Imperial academics.

Pharmacology - Jan 22

In this edition: We discuss whether drug policy is working, why Australia is experiencing megafires, and what can be done about fatbergs. Play the complete podcast (above) You can catch the podcast on all your favourite platforms.

Mathematics - Jan 21

The life of Walter Hayman was celebrated at Imperial recently as a new edition of his agenda-setting book was published, 52 years after the original.

Astronomy - Jan 17

Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From an award for promoting the public understanding of astrophysics to an investigation into football fan injuries, here is some quick-read news from across the College.

Health - Jan 27

Imperial is establishing five centres of excellence with a £20m research investment by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). The funding is part of a 58.7m investment by National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) in 14 multidisciplinary centres of excellence across the UK, known as NIHR Health Protection Units (HPRUs).

Environment - Jan 22

Soaring temperatures and severe drought are fuelling a series of megafires across Australia. Imperial's Professor Guillermo Rein spoke to Caroline Brogan about what makes wildfires so dangerous, and what can be done to tackle them.

Earth Sciences - Jan 21
Earth Sciences

New evidence has confirmed Australia's Yarrabubba crater as the world's oldest preserved impact structure - but did it thaw Earth and end an ice age? The crater is regarded as one of Earth's oldest, but until now has lacked a precise age.

Health - Jan 20

A rapid test to diagnose severe illnesses, using personalised gene signatures, is being developed by scientists at Imperial College London.

Health - Jan 15

Researchers have been awarded over £2.4 million to investigate the best technique to manage poor growth in babies during the later stages of pregnancy Fetal growth restriction (FGR) can lead to stillbirth, accounting for half of the cases of stillbirth in the UK.

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