Imperial College London


Science isn’t meant to ‘follow the science’

July 9, 2020 8:05 am

Modelling is no substitute for quality data and research


The protesters have brought down the lockdown

June 11, 2020 3:58 pm

We’re not allowed to go to weddings or funerals, but it’s perfectly acceptable to attend mass rallies

neil ferguson

Forget Neil Ferguson’s personal failures — it’s his science that needs scrutiny

May 8, 2020 11:09 am

We should welcome the efforts to test and even to tear down the Imperial model — this is what the scientific process is

nothing covid

We know everything — and nothing — about COVID

May 6, 2020 11:19 pm

It is data, not modeling, that we need now

neil ferguson

Neil Ferguson’s remarkable fall from grace

May 6, 2020 9:55 am

It’s time our tribal chief found a more sensible adviser. This witch doctor, like so many before him, has turned out to have feet of clay

neil ferguson

UK coronavirus expert resigns after breaking lockdown rules for liaison with married woman

May 5, 2020 3:12 pm

The Imperial College London professor’s modeling is the reason the world is on lockdown

elif shafak

Gone for a song: A short story

April 24, 2020 4:11 pm

There was no apparent reason for him to spot a large brown leather bag and ask for it to be taken out. But he did


How many people have COVID-19 and don’t even know it?

April 5, 2020 10:57 am

We know that the cases which are being recorded are only the tip of an iceberg

modeling dissent

Dissent over coronavirus research isn’t dangerous — but stifling debate is

April 2, 2020 4:12 pm

The best way to defeat this enemy will be to keep faith with our commitment to intellectual freedom, not to abandon it