Imperial College London

Imperial College London

A public research university with a focus on science, medicine, engineering, and business. It was founded in 1907 and is located in London, England.

Imperial College London is a London-based institute of higher education. It is a STEM-based university that offers educational programs for both undergraduate and postgraduate students and conducts research.

COVID-19

The college developed an RNA-based vaccine for COVID-19 during the pandemic. The vaccine was approved to be tested on animals where studies showed that the animals began producing antibodies that neutralized the virus after being given the vaccine. The college has received funding to continue developing the vaccine but has not been yet approved for human trials.

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Professor Alice P. Gast

President

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Coronavirus: Early signs outbreak 'slowing' in UK, says Imperial College professor

Richard Williams

Web

March 30, 2020

Fighting coronavirus: Imperial researchers secure funds to help tackle COVID-19 | Imperial News | Imperial College London

Ryan O'Hare

Web

March 23, 2020

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A day in the life of Imperial

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Sara West
November 19, 2020
phys.org
Scientists have developed a cost-effective method of biofuel extraction which could make them viable alternatives to fossil fuels in transport.
Michael Le Page, Clare Wilson, Jessica Hamzelou, Sam Wong, Adam Vaughan, Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool
November 12, 2020
New Scientist
The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the covid-19 pandemic
Reuters
November 12, 2020
news.yahoo.com
English COVID-19 infections rose sharply in October with double the number of cases reported by the end of the month compared to the beginning ahead of the reintroduction of a national lockdown, a large study said on Thursday. The study, led by Imperial College London and known as REACT, showed that
Jonathan Chadwick
November 12, 2020
Mail Online
Scientists used a computer model to simulate the effect of different greenhouse gas emission reductions on changes in the global climate to 2500.
November 10, 2020
cnbctv18.com
The main symptoms of COVID-19 infection in the babies included high temperature, poor feeding, vomiting, a runny nose, cough, and lethargy, the researchers said.Get latest Healthcare online at cnbctv18.com
November 10, 2020
cnbctv18.com
The main symptoms of COVID-19 infection in the babies included high temperature, poor feeding, vomiting, a runny nose, cough, and lethargy, the researchers said.Get latest Healthcare online at cnbctv18.com
Jonathan Chadwick
November 9, 2020
Mail Online
Innovations including an airbag belt that protects wearers from falls and a a pillow that blocks smartphone signals are on show at Global Grad Show 2020 this week.
Karina Jakubowicz
November 8, 2020
The Irish Times
The experience reminded me why the trial was important, what would happen if it worked
Aamna Mohdin (now); Mostafa Rachwani and Melissa Davey (earlier)
November 7, 2020
the Guardian
White House chief of staff Mark Meadows has tested positive for Covid-19, according to sources cited by Bloomberg and Reuters. Photograph: Alexander Drago/Reuters
Michael Le Page
October 20, 2020
New Scientist
A UK trial that involves intentionally infecting healthy volunteers with the coronavirus will start in January if approved by health authorities. The aim is to establish the minimum infectious dose before testing potential vaccines
Jasmin Gray
October 27, 2020
HuffPost
A large study showed just 4.4% of people in England had antibodies at the end of September, suggesting that so-called "herd immunity" is still a "long, l...
Nicola Davis
October 27, 2020
the Guardian
Test tubes to be used for blood samples as part of a coronavirus antibody testing programme. Photograph: Simon Dawson/PA
By DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press
October 20, 2020
Houston Chronicle
LONDON (AP) -- Danica Marcos wants to be infected with COVID-19.
Natalie Grover
October 20, 2020
the Guardian
London-based hVivo to take part in world's first coronavirus 'challenge trials'
Matthew Taylor
October 17, 2020
the Guardian
Former archbishop says oil firm holdings not compatible with duty to next generation
James Gallagher
October 1, 2020
BBC News
Leading scientists call for realism about what a vaccine against Covid can achieve next year.
Ian Sample Science editor
September 10, 2020
the Guardian
Hairer, an Austrian-British researcher, won for his work on stochastic analysis. Photograph: Yonhap/Reuters
Sky
August 26, 2020
Sky News
A team from the UK Dementia Research Institute and Imperial College London has been issued a $1.5m (£1.14m) grant.
ANI
August 21, 2020
@bsindia
The research team behind the study believe that the findings could help guide clinicians on treating complications as a result of Covid
Telegraph reporters
August 19, 2020
The Telegraph
Scientists now know the mesh of muscle fibres on the heart's inner surface, first sketched by da Vinci, allow blood to flow more efficiently
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