Imperial College London is a world top ten university with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research.
Consistently rated amongst the world's best universities, Imperial is committed to developing the next generation of researchers, scientists and academics through collaboration across disciplines.
Located in the heart of London, Imperial is a multidisciplinary space for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle global challenges.
The Institute for Global Health Innovation (IGHI) was established by Imperial College to promote healthcare improvement and tackle global challenges through co-creation and diffusion of innovation, comprises 7 centres of excellence, including the Global Health and Development Group (GHD, formerly NICE International), the Big Data and Analysis Unit (BDAU) and the Healthcare Innovation Exchange Centre (HELIX).
Led by Professor the Lord Ara Darzi since 2010, it is a multidisciplinary team of over 160 clinicians, engineers, scientists, psychologists, policy analysts, data specialists, healthcare managers, economists, industrial designers and entrepreneurs all focused on the co-creation and diffusion of healthcare innovation to tackle some of the most pressing global challenges facing mankind today.
The work is focused on global health policy development, technological innovation, medical robotics, healthcare design, nutrition and the gut microbiome, international child health and health research across Africa.
The Global Health and Development Group (GHD) joined Imperial College London in September 2016 as a non-profit, fee-for-service unit based within The Institute of Global Health Innovation (IGHI).
The Department of Computing is one of the largest Computing departments in the UK, and is at the
forefront of academic research and teaching in Computer Science. Its research
has been ranked in the top three in the UK in the Research Excellence Framework
undertaken by the Higher Education funding Council for England in 2014. The
Complete University Guide ranks the Department’s teaching as second in Computer
Science. For further information about the Department’s research and teaching.