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Imperial College London

Imperial College London is a global top ten university with a world-class reputation in science, engineering, business and medicine. Imperial’s mission is to achieve enduring excellence in research and education in science, engineering, medicine and business, for the benefit of society.

Imperial’s research and innovation has an impact well beyond the borders of the university: this interactive map demonstrates how Imperial’s work benefits all regions and nations of the UK through academic, industry and community partnerships that help to drive economic growth, provide skills and improve health outcomes across the UK.  

Imperial research informs global public policy debates and helps policymakers discover new thinking, including through the policy engagement programme The Forum.  

Imperial’s new White City Campus in West London is an integrated collaborative campus, with embedded corporate, academic and community partners coming together to tackle grand challenges. White City creates a new model of a university working in partnership with its surrounding community – sharing the passion and love of science, discovery, problem-solving and understanding with society in new ways to reach people not connected with before. 

Member stories

A network server specialist programmes a computer server in the Data Center at University College London. credit: Alejandro Walter Salinas Lopez
Blog

Research technology professionals: the hidden roles behind research success

Research Technology Professionals play a crucial role in achieving high-quality research outputs. Supporting their career progression benefits the whole research community.

A researcher snaps a photograph of the recently assembled LUX-ZEPLIN xenon detector in the Surface Assembly Lab cleanroom at Sanford Underground Research Facility on July 26, 2019. Photo by Nick Hubbard.
News

SES members to receive £24m for particle physics research

Six SES members to receive a share of a £60m investment, which supports the next generation of particle physicists.

credit: UCL Creative Media Services
Blog

Apprenticeships: uncovering technical talent

To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, we look at some of the technical talent recruited to our universities through apprenticeships.

Feature

Bringing academia and industry together

Each year, NCUB celebrates collaborations between universities and industry in a report highlighting trends in innovation. This year, activities at two SES members are featured.

A lab at UCL where LEAF was developed. Alejandro Walter Salinas Lopez ©2019 UCL. ISD Digital Media. University College London. All rights reserved.
Feature

Making laboratories greener with LEAF

Historically, universities have lacked guidance on how to make labs more sustainable. Now SES members are using the LEAF framework to build sustainability into day-to-day lab usage.

Wind turbines in a field in North Wales. © UCL Media Services - University College London
Feature

How our universities are supporting COP26

COP26 in Glasgow is showcasing the innovation and research influencing policy makers’ decisions on climate change. Find out how SES member universities are contributing.

People

Professor Mary Ryan

Professor Mary Ryan

SES executive board member

Imperial College London

Dr Angela Kingman

SES operational lead

Imperial College London