The achievements of international student scholars from 30 countries were celebrated at a special diplomatic event this week [ Link ]

International scholars celebrated at diplomatic reception
Some cosmic dust particles deploy parachute-like bubbles on their entry into Earth's atmosphere, preventing them from burning up [ Link ]

Space dust deploy bubble parachutes on their fiery descent, scientists...
A one-off screening test reduces the risk of developing bowel cancer by more than one third and could save thousands of lives [ Link ]

Bowel scope cuts cancer risk for at least 17 years
Students - thinking of renting accommodation in the private sector? Start your housing journey at the Student Hub's Private Housing Evening, Monday 6 March, 16.30-19.00. Meet local estate agents, private hall providers and chat to the Hub's expert advisors. Don’t miss the housing presentation from 18.15 in the Great Hall for top house-hunting tips, including important information on contracts...
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Private Housing Evening
Weight loss drug liraglutide has reduced the risk of type 2 diabetes by 80 per cent compared to a placebo, a study has found [ Link ]

Type 2 diabetes prevented in 80 percent of at-risk patients with...
Eating more than five portions of fruit and veg a day may prevent millions of premature deaths, a new study from the School of Public Health indicates [ Link ]
Our International Student Recruitment team are exhibiting at a host of events across Taiwan. Come along and ask your questions if you'd like to find out more about studying at Imperial! [ Link ]
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'Junk DNA' could play an important role in diabetes, medical research reveals [ Link ]

'Junk DNA' could play an important role in diabetes
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From healthcare to security, Imperial Tech Foresight has visualised the future applications of high performance computing [ Link ]

These Future Applications Of High-Performance Computing Will Make Your...
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Our monthly newsletter Reporter marks 300 issues in print! We take a look at over 20 years of College news stories [ Link ]

Looking back at more than 20 years of College news stories
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Average life expectancy is set to increase in many countries by 2030 – and will exceed 90 years in South Korea, according to new research [ Link ]

Average life expectancy set to increase by 2030
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Students - want to learn a way to increase self-awareness and resilience? Improve your working memory? Reduce anxiety and depression? We're holding an Introducing Mindfulness workshop on Monday 27 February. Find out more and register via the link below.

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The Venture Catalyst Challenge Final is taking place on Thursday 23 March. VCC alumnus Fresh Check made the Forbes Under 30 List for Europe this year! Register now to see the 2017 VCC finalists pitch to a panel of experts as they compete for the £10,000 top prize. #EntWeekIC

Venture Catalyst Challenge 2017 showcase final
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An active ocean world: Imperial's Professor Michele Dougherty on uncovering the mysteries of Saturn's icy moon
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We have a wide range of upcoming alumni events taking place all over the world including Vancouver, Palm Beach, Nicosia, Birmingham, Copenhagen, Kolkata and London.

For more information on all our alumni events: [ Link ]
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If you’re a UK secondary school student, you might be eligible for a free place on one of our summer schools to get a taste of university life.

Find out more and apply now (residential and non-residential options available) [ Link ]
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No butts about it - we're going smoke-free. All of our campuses and properties will be smoke-free from 1 August 2017. Find out more about our new smoke-free policy: [ Link ]
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Treatment for multiple sclerosis that 'resets' the immune system may halt the disease for at least 5 years – though the procedure carries significant risk [ Link ]

MS treatment that 'resets' immune system may halt disease for at least 5...
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Are you interested in learning more about lung cancer? Join us Wednesday 1 March for the next event in our Academic Health Science Centre lunchtime seminar series. Two experts will discuss how we can work together to reduce the burden of lung cancer through research and improved treatment methods. Book your free ticket: [ Link ]
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Tackling TB: Doctors, academics, human rights specialists, and policy makers need to better understand each other to end childhood tuberculosis, research paper states [ Link ]

Science needs humanity to end childhood tuberculosis