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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.

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Imperial Lates Online: Food for thought

30 November – 6 December

As the nights draw in and the winter season is upon us, join us to find comfort and inspiration in food. From chemical cook-alongs and science cocktails, to the latest in food additives and the health facts behind new dietary trends, pick from our delectable menu of exploratory evening and festive fun.

Event highlights:

  • Imperial scientists join forces with top chefs for a hyperfoods cook-along that uses artificial intelligence to prepare healthy meals full of anti-cancer molecules
  • Explore the latest scientific research into vegetarianism and its benefits for our health and planet
  • In the run up to Christmas we look at a day in the life of a nutritional scientist and ask her how we can indulge in a healthier Christmas dinner without compromising on the festive cheer
  • Enter the mysterious world of the human gut where trillions of microbes reside and influence many aspects of our physical and mental health.

Register for Imperial Lates Online: Food for thought to receive a full programme including links to join our various live events.

Imperial Lates Online are most suitable for over 18s.

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Learn how to make a tasty spiced orange and cranberry cocktail using cancer-busting hyperfoods, with multi-sensory gastronomy experience design studio Kitchen Theory.

HYPERFOODS cocktail masterclass

Learn how to make a tasty spiced orange and cranberry cocktail using cancer-busting hyperfoods, with multi-sensory gastronomy experience design studio Kitchen Theory.

HYPERFOODS cocktail recipe (PDF)

Hyperfoods Kimchi cook-along recipe

kimchiFollow our Hyperfoods Kimchi cook-along recipe as part of Imperial Lates Online: Food for thought.

Hyperfoods kimchi recipe (pdf)

 

 

Podcast playback

Take a coffee break and tune in to some of our favourite excerpts from the Imperial Podcast.

Baby food entrepreneur

Baby food entrepreneur

Business School alum Nadine Hellmann, who developed her idea for a new kind of baby food at Imperial, gives us tips on starting a business from scratch while studying. 

Gut problems linked to depression

Gut problems linked to depression, and a new test for Chagas disease

We find how people with inflammatory bowel conditions are often diagnosed with depression before their bowel diagnosis, and discover a new test that can differentiate between the different strains of Chagas disease.

Cooking with Hyperfoods

Cooking with Hyperfoods

We meet the researcher and chef behind a new cookbook – Hyperfoods – that includes recipes packed with ingredients containing anti-cancer molecules, discovered using the power of people’s smartphones.

Get the recipes for free on the Kitchen Theory website.

Discover more

Missed an event? You can catch up with recordings of previous events on Imperial College London’s YouTube channel or discover more events from Imperial with the Great Exhibition Road Festival's online events programme or explore our selection of more online science activities for you to enjoy.