Imperial College London's official title is The Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine and was founded in 1907. It is a public institution that focuses on engineering, technology and medical research. It is generally placed in the top 3 of UK universities along with Oxford and Cambridge. Imperial College London represents a merger between the Royal School of Mines and the Royal College of Medicine founded in 1845. Since its inception it has steadily incorporated hospitals and teaching/research entities to form the modern Imperial College London. Admission to undergraduate and graduate programs is highly selective. Imperial College London publishes news about current research in medicine, technology and other relevant work on their Web site. Press inquiries are welcome.
A decade on from suggesting light can be dramatically slowed - or even stopped - by new materials, Ortwin Hess reviews the progress and applications.
Artificial intelligence has been trained to use aerospace simulation software to design a device that may ultimately improve dialysis for patients.
Researchers have modelled the actions of electrons under extreme temperatures and densities, such as those found within planets and stars.
FABRICELL, a joint initiative between Imperial and Kings College London, launched this month with a series of talks including a Nobel Prize winner.
A start-up co-founded by an Imperial student is using data analysis to transform menswear design.
Professor Peter Childs from the Dyson School of Design Engineering discusses air quality in aircraft cabins in his Q&A.
Researchers have designed a system that rapidly recognises the specific biological molecules that can indicate disease.
The urge to mate appears to override the need to sleep in flies, according to new research that hints at the importance of sleep for animals.
By finely tuning the distance between nanoparticles in a single layer, researchers have made a filter that can change between a mirror and a window.
Researchers from Imperial College London report that the white cliffs of Dover contain the fossilised remains of cosmic dust.