Accommodation, meals and registration will be provided free of charge for the researchers selected to attend the event.


Skempton Building
Imperial College London
South Kensington Campus


From Heathrow Airport

  • Take the Underground (Piccadilly Line) to South Kensington station (50 minutes travelling time).
From Gatwick Airport
  • Take a British Rail train to Victoria station (journey time 40 minutes) and then by Underground, (Circle or District Line; westbound) to South Kensington.
Both airports are some distance from central London and a taxi is not recommended for the whole journey. However, if you have to do so, establish the cost before you get in.
On Foot
  • From South Kensington station, Imperial College London is only a five minute walk. Either follow the subway signposted to the museums or walk north up Exhibition Road.
By Bus
South Kensington is easily accessible by bus.  A number of routes pass within easy walking distance of the campus.  Please see the selection below for more information:
  • 9 Aldwych - Hammersmith Broadway, alight at the Royal Albert Hall
  • 10 Kings Cross Station - Hammersmith Broadway, alight at the Royal Albert Hall
  • 52 Victoria Bus Station - Willesden Bus Garage, alight at the Royal Albert Hall
  • 360 Elephant and Castle Station - Prince Consort Rd, alight at Prince Consort Rd
  • 14 Tottenham Court Road - Putney Heath, alight at South Kensington Station
  • 49 Battersea Rise - Shepherd's Bush Grn, alight at South Kensington Station
  • 70 Acton - South Kensington Station, alight at South Kensington Station
  • 74 Baker Street Station - Putney, alight at South Kensington Station
  • 345 Peckham Bus Station - South Kensington Station, alight at South Kensington Station
  • 414 Maida Vale - Putney Bridge, alight at South Kensington Station
By Car
  • Car parking near South Kensington is severely restricted and you are advised NOT to bring a car unless permission has been given. After 6pm, at weekends and during vacations the car park of Imperial College is open to the paying public. Parking in the streets surrounding the College is at pay and display or parking meters for limited periods only.