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Congratulations to Professor Sir Huw Thomas

Congratulations to Surgery and Cancer’s Professor Sir Huw Thomas who was made Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order in the Queen’s 2021 New Year Honours.

A Professor of Gastrointestinal Genetics in the Department since 2007, Professor Thomas research aims to define the inherited predispositions to colorectal cancer and refine the management of familial risk.

Alongside his research, Professor Thomas was appointed in July 2014, as the Head of the Medical Household, the medical section of the Royal Household of the British monarch, and Physician to the Queen.

Funding successes: October 2020

Congratulations to Prof Tony Gordon on his recent funding success.

Well done to all Principal Investigators in the Department who have recently been awarded research grants. Here is our monthly round-up of funding successes.*

Proposal Dept/Group Infoed PI Name Infoed Sponsor Infoed Proposal Title Infoed Awarded Value (£)**
Anaesthetics Gordon, Professor Anthony National Institute for Health Research REMAP-CAP COVID extension 664,559
Global Health Darzi, Professor Lord Ara Mental Health Innovations Research Programme on Mental Health Innovations Dataset 60,002
** This is the total project value, including subprojects.

*Dude, where’s my grant? A disclaimer:

To ensure the quality and accuracy of the information published on this blog, we source our data directly from the College’s strategic reporting dashboards, relating to FoM. This means that, typically, we only include awards on this list which have been set up on the College’s grants management system, in accordance with the Joint Research Office’s policies and processes. As a result, there may be a delay in promoting some awards.

Alun Davies elected Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales

Professor Alun Davies, Professor of vascular surgery & consultant surgeon, has been elected as a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales. The Fellowship brings together experts from across all academic fields to promote research, inspire learning, provide independent policy advice and promote awareness of how the sciences and the arts, humanities and social sciences benefit society. (more…)

Simplifying Symplectic, PWPs and Open access

Imperial offers several platforms and services to help track, curate and promote your research. These services are heavily integrated to the College systems, with the information and data being fed into a number of important platforms that will be fundamental in the Department and Faculty’s 2021 REF submission.

This blog will lay out what is expected of every member of staff that publishes research, how these systems work, where data is pulled to and from and, most importantly, the benefits for you and your future research. (more…)