Category: Conferences & Events

WE Innovate Final – 22 June 2023

The WE Innovate Final 2023 is back!

Thursday 22 June 2023  | 18:00 – 21:00
City and Guild Lecture Theatre – LT200
South Kensington Campus, London, SW7 2BX

Join us in-person to see the five WE Innovate programme finalists pitch their ventures to an expert panel of judges for a chance to win a share of the £30,000 prize fund!

Following a six-month, three-phase programme full of masterclasses, business coaching, expert sessions, peer mentoring, and more, it is time to find out who will be this year’s WE Innovate Final Prize Winner.

The final is open to students, alumni, staff, and external guests! If possible, we would be very grateful if you could share this with your network via either email or social media.

Register today!

PhD Career Panel – 21 June 2023

The Careers Service would like to invite you to a  PhD Career Panel event on Wed 21 June from 18:00-19:30 (UK time, GMT) on Microsoft Teams.

We have a great line up of speakers:

  • Harrison Chang, Patent Attorney, Finnegan Europe LLP
  • Andrew Ewing, Materials Characterisation Microscopist, Pfizer
  • Alexandre Leary, Senior Consultant, Oliver Wyman
  • Angie Ma, Co-Founder, Faculty
  • Rishi Mistry, Principal Operations Strategy, Amazon

This event will allow you to learn about patent, R&D, consultancy, data science and commercial careers from PhD graduates.

You can book your place on the event at: PhD Career Panel 2023

Science and Policymaking: In-Conversation with Professor Charlotte Watts CMG – 07 June 2023

Join us for the third in a series of in-conversation events with Chief Scientific Advisors from government departments.

Professor Charlotte Watts CMG is the Chief Scientific Advisor and Director for Research and Evidence in the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO).

She is seconded from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine where she is Professor of Social and Mathematical Epidemiology.

Charlotte originally trained as a mathematician with a PhD in Theoretical Mathematics from the University of Warwick. She became interested in global health whilst conducting post-doctoral research on the epidemiology of HIV at the University of Oxford.

She is a global expert in violence prevention. She was a Senior Technical Advisor to the WHO 10 country population surveys on women’s health and domestic violence and founded the Gender Violence and Health Centre at LSHTM.

She is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences and Foreign Associate Member of the US National Academy of Medicine.

Charlotte will be joined in-conversation by Professor Mary Ryan, Vice-Provost (Research and Enterprise) at Imperial College London.


Great Exhibition Road Festival – 17 & 18 June 2023

Celebrate science, creativity and innovation at the Great Exhibition Road Festival

Returning for another year, join us on 17-18 June 2023 to celebrate the power of awe and wonder to inspire us, motivate change and spark innovation in South Kensington at the Great Exhibition Road Festival.

Come along for an unmissable weekend packed full of free science and arts events for all ages from Imperial College London, the Natural History Museum, Science Museum, V&A and more. Plus, you can hear an eclectic range of performances on the main stage from the Royal Albert Hall and Royal College of Music.

We’ve just released a small taste of some of the events in store this summer. Take part in a hands-on workshop and extract DNA from a strawberry, hear about the biggest dinosaurs that ever lived, or step into a world of virtual reality!

Register now for the Festival to hear the latest updates about the Festival weekend and find out when free tickets for some of our popular talks, workshops and tours open for registration.

Register now for free >