President’s Award

On Wednesday 13 March 2019, the President’s Address and Reception was hosted in the City and Guilds Building of the South Kensington Campus of Imperial College London.

This was President Alice Gast’s fifth annual address to the College community. This annual event also provides an opportunity to celebrate outstanding achievements and external accolades of Imperial’s staff and alumni.

This year, qBionano’s Mattias was an awardee, recognized for outstanding achievements in policy engagement. This includes his recent invited contribution at the Houses of Parliament. More examples of his recent policy engagements are available here.

The full text of the President’s Address is available here and some photos from the evening are available below.



eLife backs Plaudit for open sharing of research recommendations


eLife and Center for Open Science (COS), today announced their support for the continuing development of Plaudit – a mechanism for academics to share their research recommendations openly with readers.

Full press release here.

Plaudit was created at the eLife Innovation Sprint 2018 with help from qBionano’s Mattias and a blog post from that event is available here.