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Imperial Lates Online are our free after-hours adult events exploring cutting-edge science and engineering at Imperial in creative ways. Be inspired and join us for a week of discovery as our researchers share the wonder of what they do.


Book your free place for Imperial Lates Online: Staying Connected to receive a full programme including links to join our various live events.

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Imperial Lates Online: Staying Connected

1 – 6 September 

How can technology help us to feel closer to friends and family? Imagine a new interconnected future with us at Imperial Lates Online.

Explore the value, future and role of technology in maintaining human connections in our second week-long digital celebration of science for adults.

Join our debate on how lockdown has changed the future of work, put pen to paper to rediscover the value of snail mail in our creative postcard workshop, or pit fact against fiction in the Pub-less Quiz for thinkers and drinkers.

We also have a special Reddit Ask Me Anything where you can pose your questions to our Computational Privacy Group on the safety of track and trace systems, plus podcast interviews and music playlists for you to enjoy at your leisure.

Imperial Lates Online are most suitable for over 18s.

Imperial Lates Online: Staying Connected is supported by Huawei, Lead Technology Sponsor

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Future events

Healthcare Heroes 
28 September – 4 October 
Join us to celebrate healthcare professionals and hear personal stories from those that have been on the front line during the Covid-19 pandemic. 
26 October – 1 November 
Discuss the science behind how we can stay positive and look after our mental and physical wellbeing during the pandemic. 
Dinner plans 
30 November – 6 December 
Explore the future of food, from the science of cooking to the impact of our food choices on the environment and local economy. 

Discover more 

Missed an event? You can catch up with recordings of previous events on Imperial College London’s YouTube channel or explore our selection of more online science activities for you to enjoy.  

Back to Nature

Illustration of person in nature

Catch up with all the events from Imperial Lates Online: Back to Nature and join an artist and plant scientist at a plant drawing workshop, see who triumphed in our great outdoors-inspired poetry slam, and watch a debate on lockdown’s impact on the environment. Discover Back to Nature