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.
The oil industry incentivises the development of carbon-capturing tech, but researchers say this will not reduce emissions to low enough levels.
Researchers have shown how to write any magnetic pattern desired onto nanowires, which could help computers mimic how the brain processes information.
Specialised schemes could protect lives and jobs against extreme weather, say experts at Imperial's COP23 side-event.
The energy market needs to be better regulated to provide consumers with improved options for managing their electricity, according to a new report.
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.