The Imperial College podcast

The latest science, engineering, medicine and business research news from Imperial College London, one of the world's top universities.

The latest science, engineering, medicine and business research news from Imperial College London, one of the world's top universities.

19 Episodes

Climate champion, alcohol marketing and stroke rehabilitation

In this edition: Climate champion Jo Haigh retires, and we find out how often kids see alcohol marketing and how a game is helping stroke recovery.

23 May

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6 chapters

Why students cheat, 3D printing and rainforest radio

In this edition: We find out why students cheat, how 3D printing has evolved and tune into the sounds of the rainforest.

26 Apr

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6 chapters

Entrepreneurship special

In this edition: We mark Imperial Enterprise Month with women entrepreneurs and leaders, plus advice for making businesses playful.

19 Mar

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6 chapters

Fake news, safe flights and waiting for Marsquakes

In this edition: How researchers are tracing fake news, what happens when flights stray into the wrong airspace and listening to the interior of Mars.

21 Feb

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6 chapters

Smart tattoos, the future of the NHS and next-generation vaccines

In this edition: We meet researchers creating colour-changing tattoos, at the forefront of vaccines, and responding to the new NHS long term plan.

23 Jan

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6 chapters

Shopping habits, chocolate fountain maths and genomic medicine

In this edition: How we shop now and in the future, the fluid dynamics of chocolate and how sequencing thousands of genomes is improving medicine.

19 Dec

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6 chapters

Remembering 1918

In this edition: We commemorate armistice with a look at Imperial’s war involvement, legacy battlefield injuries, and the Spanish flu epidemic.

21 Nov

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6 chapters

Sustainable plastic, academic mental health and science communication

In this edition: Two ways to make plastic more sustainable, Mental Health First Aiders, and the past and future of science communication.

29 Oct

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6 chapters

Purging polio, medic mental health and surgical simulations

In this edition: Final efforts to eradicate polio, helping medical students beat depression and practicing surgery on sophisticated fake patients.

20 Sep

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Cancer-causing virus, feeding the world and updating The Planets

In this edition: The latest research into a cancer-causing virus, a sustainable agriculture hero turns 80, and The Planets get a scientific update.

23 Aug

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Summer science, sparrow songs and the sounds of space

In this edition: science on show at the Royal Society, centuries-long traditions in birdsong, and DJing with the sounds of space.

18 Jul

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6 chapters

Retiring legends in music and glass, and misdiagnosing diabetes

In this edition: Looking back on the careers of Imperial’s music director and scientific glassblower, and learning how diabetes can be misdiagnosed.

21 Jun

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6 chapters

Feast on the Festival and find out why Eurovision makes countries happy

In this edition: Sampling the delights of the 2018 Imperial Festival and discovering the happiness-boosting powers of the Eurovision Song Contest.

23 May

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6 chapters

The science of drumming, Imperial inventions and a lost asteroid crater

In this edition: Keeping beat with the science of drumming, exploring Imperial inventions through the ages, and playing ‘hot or cold’ with asteroids.

18 Apr

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5 chapters

The 106-year-old doctor, parent scientists and hearing aid games

In this edition: An immunologist who worked with Alexander Fleming reaches 106, mums put their breast milk to the test and hearing aids get gamified.

26 Mar

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The health effects of being poor and cheap solar power

In this edition: How being poor affects health in cities across the world, and how collaborating with Cameroon could help advance cheap solar power.

22 Feb

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Making maths connections, spotting fakes and working with your hands

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25 Jan

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Reporting on climate change, underfloor robots and the latest Fringe

29 Nov

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5 chapters

Imperial College Podcast - November 2017

29 Nov

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4 chapters