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- 17 Aug 2017 Podcast: Cassini’s farewell, the myth of ‘fat but fit’ and bugs galore

In this edition: Saying goodbye to Saturn spacecraft Cassini, exploring whether people can be ‘fat but fit’ and meeting some bugs at Silwood Park.

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- 17 Aug 2017 When collecting bird sperm, method matters

Different methods of collecting bird sperm produce different sperm lengths, potentially affecting the conclusions of fertility studies.

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- 14 Aug 2017 Making Waves

Business school alumni Adrian Walker and Natalya Zubova discuss how their continuing relationship with Imperial is helping them create waves in the luxury boating industry.

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- 14 Aug 2017 Networking: an essential business skill

Serial entrepreneur and Imperial alumnus Matthew Stafford writes for the Business School blog, offering his top tips for successful networking.

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- 08 Aug 2017 Debate on fracking explored in PhD student’s award-winning essay

An Imperial PhD student’s essay on the human rights impact of fracking has won an international award.

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- 08 Aug 2017 New antibiotic that kills gonorrhoea in the lab could help curb ‘superbug’ trend

Closthioamide, discovered in 2010, might eventually offer an alternative for current drugs that are becoming less effective against gonorrhoea.

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- 08 Aug 2017 Professor Ashby elected to be next President of the Royal Statistical Society

An Imperial College London academic has been elected to be the next President of the Royal Statistical Society.

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- 08 Aug 2017 ‘Innovation happens when you mix technology and business’ says new Dean

Professor Francisco Veloso talks about his new role as Dean of Imperial College Business School and the importance of innovation across the College.

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Bacterial survival after being injected with toxins
- 08 Aug 2017 Trigger for weapons of bacterial warfare uncovered

Researchers have been able to switch on and study the mechanism some bacteria use to inject toxins into their rivals.

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- 01 Aug 2017 Canadian connections celebrated in Toronto

More than 100 alumni, friends and offer-holders celebrated Imperial’s fast growing Canadian ties in Toronto this Thursday.

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- 01 Aug 2017 Imperial joins UK’s effort to tackle global health and development challenges

Imperial College London has been awarded £5 million in funding as part of a UK drive to tackle global health challenges.

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- 27 Jul 2017 Three Imperial teams benefit from new ‘Prosperity Partnership’ grants

Research into corrosion, nuclear management and advanced propulsion systems receive a funding boost from new research-business partnership scheme.

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