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Bioengineering

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How close are we to Star Wars-like prosthetics?

Imperial researcher discusses how prototype sensor technology may make robotic prosthetics more user-friendly for people in the future.

  • published: 19-11-2015

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Scissor Sisters front woman pays homage to robots

Ana Matronic discusses the rise of robots in popular culture during a visit to Imperial College London.

  • published: 27-10-2015

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Robot art

Engineers from Imperial College London have developed computer software that enables the user to control a robotic arm with eye commands to paint a simple picture.

  • published: 24-09-2015

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U + life the era of microchip medicine

Regius Professor Chris Toumazou presents the 2015 Gabor lecture.

  • published: 23-07-2015

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Data Science Insights - Building Brains: Learning from data (Highlights)

In this final Data Science Insights event, Professor Steve Furber CBE from the University of Manchester, talked about using computers to build brains. This was hosted at the Royal Institution on June 17 2015.

  • published: 25-06-2015

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A light bulb moment in synthetic biology

Dr Tom Ellis explains how his team have developed a method to measure the burden placed on cells by adding components. (Extract 3 of 4 from the Imperial College Podcast 22 April 2015)

  • published: 22-04-2015

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News: Mexican waves in the brain

Colin Smith describes a new study from the Department of Bioengineering that explains how oscillating waves spread through groups of neurons. (Extract 1 of 4 from the Imperial College Podcast 3 December 2014)

  • published: 02-12-2014

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Painful memories

Imperial researchers revisit the archives of the Lancet to examine how army doctors managed amputation pain in the First World War. (Extract 2 of 4 from the Imperial College Podcast 12 November 2014)

  • published: 11-11-2014

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GB captain Dave Henson talks about 2014 Invictus Games

Dave Henson who competed in the 2014 Invictus Games talks to Colin Smith about going for gold and how losing both his legs while serving as a soldier in Afghanistan in 2011 has inspired his research. (Imperial Podcast 1 October 2014 4/4)

  • published: 01-10-2014

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Ore inspiring

Medal-winning student who competed in Invictus Games talks about going for gold.

  • published: 18-09-2014

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Bugs, drugs and genes: seeking new treatments for cystic fibrosis

Professor Jane Davies gives her inaugural lecture

  • published: 15-09-2014

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Data Science Institute Distinguished Speaker - Dr Sean Hill (The Human Brain Project)

Dr Sean Hill, co-Director of Neuroinformatics in the European Union funded Human Brain Project (HBP), gave a distinguished invited talk for Imperial's Data Science Institute. This event was part of London Technology Week on June 17 2014.

  • published: 29-07-2014

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News: Showcasing the Imperial Show 2014 and Professor Chris Toumazou’s European Inventor Award

News: Showcasing the Imperial Show 2014 and Professor Chris Toumazou’s European Inventor Award. (Extract 1 of 4, Imperial Podcast 2 July 2014)

  • published: 01-07-2014

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Prince Harry opens blast centre

The Royal British Legion Centre for Blast Injury Studies at Imperial College London was officially opened by Prince Harry of Wales on 17 October 2013.

  • published: 25-02-2014

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Professor the Lord Ara Darzi introduces IGHI

Director of IGHI Professor the Lord Darzi talks about the institute's role and its efforts to combat the challenges facing global health today.

  • published: 05-12-2013

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Engineering life

Jenna Stevens-Smith reports from a major conference on synthetic biology held at Imperial. (Extract 2 of 4 from the Imperial College Podcast 7 August 2013)

  • published: 06-08-2013

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The doctor will sense you now

Professor Martyn Boutelle (Bioengineering) explores the advancement of biomedical sensors for clinical monitoring in his inaugural lecture.

  • published: 11-06-2013

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Brains behaving badly

From paranoia to paralysis, brains play havoc with our health. Dr Aldo Faisal (Bioengineering) talks about improvements in diagnosis and treatment.

  • published: 04-06-2013

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ERC funded project to investigate obesity implant

Professor Sir Stephen Bloom and Professor Chris Toumazou discuss their innovative new project exploring an implant to suppress appetite which has been funded by the European Research Council

  • published: 08-04-2013

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Turning waste into biofuel

At March's Imperial Fringe, Ben Reeve explains how synthetic biology can help us make bacteria that convert our waste into useful products such as bioethanol.

  • published: 22-03-2013

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Yeast - man's real best friend

Dr Tom Ellis talks about applications of synthetic biology in the brewing industry at March's Imperial Fringe.

  • published: 22-03-2013

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Breaking into your brain

The Childrens' Christmas Demonstration Lecture explores the excitement of scientific discovery for all ages. Kids, families, students, teachers and the curious are invited to take part.

  • published: 19-12-2012

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Body heal thyself

A tale of stem cells, regenerative pharmacology and bone marrow biology from Professor Sara Rankin.

  • published: 05-09-2012

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Supporting Paralympic athletes

J-P Jones meets Dr Dominic Southgate, Project Manager for the Rio Tinto Sport Innovation Challenge project which features in Universities Week 2012. (Extract 4 of 4 from the Imperial College Podcast 9 May 2012)

  • published: 09-05-2012

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Brain probes to assess traumatic injury

Professor Martyn Boutelle from the Department of Bioengineering on new technology for assessing the severity of traumatic brain injury. (Extract 5 of 5 from the Imperial College Podcast 18 January 2012)

  • published: 17-01-2012

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Paralympic challenge

Students challenged to develop new types of sporting equipment for people with disabilities in the lead up to the London 2012 Paralympics.

  • published: 14-12-2011

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Extract 3 of 4 - Imperial College Podcast 14 December 2011

Dr Adam Hill takes us inside the new Royal British Legion Centre for Blast Injury Studies to see how Imperial researchers are simulating the effects of roadside bombs on the body.

  • published: 13-12-2011

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Gold medal Paralympian speaks to Imperial students

Sarah Storey, Paralympic gold medallist, speaks to John-Paul Jones, from the Communications and Development Division

  • published: 08-12-2011

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Better, stronger, faster

In her inaugural lecture, Professor Alison McGregor explains how working with back pain patients and elite rowers to understand the spine can help prevent injury and enhance performance.

  • published: 10-06-2011

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Imperial College Podcast - 13 April 2011

In the 13 April edition: Why an Imperial scientist is collecting children's baby teeth and Lord Martin Rees explains why there's more to the universe than what we can see

  • published: 12-04-2011

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Extract 4 of 4 from the Imperial College Podcast 22 March 2011

Gareth Mitchell and Laura Gallagher discuss Imperial's Big Science Pub Quiz and a podcast prize giveaway

  • published: 23-03-2011

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  • published: 25-02-2011

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Extract 3 of 4 from the Imperial College Podcast June 2008: Advances in Robotic Surgery

Brian Davies on the latest advances in robotic surgery.

  • published: 25-02-2011

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Extract 4 of 4 from the Imperial College Podcast November 2007: In-ear Body Sensors

Intelligent in-ear body sensors: Dr Benny Lo on how a new technology could be used to monitor sports performance.

  • published: 25-02-2011

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Extract 1 of 4 from the Imperial College Podcast April 2010: The Flight of Flies

Holger Krapp on what makes flies such remarkable aviators.

  • published: 24-02-2011

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Extract 4 of 4 from the Imperial College Podcast October 2009: Professor Anthony Bull on Bioengineering

Anthony Bull on bioengineering, cricket and the stresses and strains of sport.

  • published: 24-02-2011

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Extract 3 of 4 from the Imperial College Podcast April 2009: Instant Genetic Testing for Drug Responses

Professor Chris Toumazou and Leila Shepherd on a device to test for the genetic variations that make us respond differently to drugs.

  • published: 24-02-2011

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International Year of Chemistry 2011

Professor Molly Stevens discusses her work for the International Year of Chemistry 2011

  • published: 10-12-2010

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Reaching the South Pole

Sir Keith O'Nions, Rector of Imperial, speaks to Moon Regan team members as they reach the South Pole

  • published: 09-12-2010

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Cool runnings

Imperial researchers announce partnership with Moon Regan Transantarctic Expedition

  • published: 11-06-2010

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Sight controlled computer game

Undergraduates at Imperial College London develop a computer game that is controlled by eye movement

  • published: 24-03-2010

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Exploit technology to develop rehabilitative and preventative treatments for Osteoarthritis

Using wireless EMG to measure activation patterns (onset/offset times and amplitude) of muscles in the lower limb during walking

  • published: 13-03-2010

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RepRegen

Professor Molly Stevens is developing new materials for repairing bone and cartilage. She is also developing new techniques for detecting enzymes at low levels, which could lead to advances in the early detection of a range of conditions

  • published: 17-12-2009

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The Winston Wong Centre for Bio inspired Technology

Professor Chris Toumazou talks about Imperials new Winston Wong Centre for Bio inspired Technology

  • published: 10-12-2009

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Bio inspired Silicon Pancreas

Dr Nick Oliver and Dr Pantelis Georgiou talk about the benefits of a silicon pancreas to regulate insulin in people with Type 1 diabetes

  • published: 10-12-2009

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Surface Acoustic Wave Device SAW

Dr Olive Murphy talks about the benefits of an implantable heart pressure monitor that she is developing

  • published: 10-12-2009

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Imperial's new Professor of Musculoskeletal Mechanics, Anthony Bull

Professor Anthony Bull talks about his new appointment and what inspires him in his career and his research

  • published: 30-09-2009

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Professor Chris Toumazou discusses how he is applying semiconductors to healthcare

Professor Chris Toumazou talks about his inventions, which include the Silicon Pancreatic Beta Cell, the Digital Plaster and SNP doctor

  • published: 06-08-2009

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New Centre of Excellence in Osteoarthritis opens at Imperial

New Centre of Excellence in Osteoarthritis opens at Imperial

  • published: 24-06-2009

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Tour of the new Bioengineering facilities

The new state of the art Department of Bioengineering facilities in the Bessemer and Royal School of Mines buildings officially opened on 16 October 2008

  • published: 15-10-2008

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