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October 2017

Kingston University pays tribute to alumnus and architect of London Eye, David Marks

Posted Tuesday 10 October 2017

Kingston University pays tribute to alumnus and architect of London Eye, David Marks

David Marks, who designed the London Eye and British Airways i360 tower, has died at the age of 64, following a long illness.


Kingston University named among globe's top 200 institutions for business and economics in Times Higher Education World University Rankings

Posted Wednesday 4 October 2017

Kingston University named among globe's top 200 institutions for business and economics in Times Higher Education World University Rankings

Kingston University has been named among the globe's top 200 institutions for business and economics education in the newly published Times Higher Education World University Rankings subject tables.


New research by Kingston Business School expert debunks myths around best way to manage emails at work

Posted Monday 2 October 2017

New research by Kingston Business School expert debunks myths around best way to manage emails at work

Do you believe emailing gets in the way of more important tasks at work – or that checking your inbox only a few times a day is the most efficient approach? New research by a Kingston University email expert is challenging some of the commonly-held beliefs around the best way to manage – and use – emails in the workplace.

September 2017

Kingston University academic to play key role in new research exploring how good hygiene impacts infant health

Posted Wednesday 27 September 2017

Kingston University academic to play key role in new research exploring how good hygiene impacts infant health

Researchers at Kingston University and St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are investigating whether changing pregnant women's hygiene habits could help in the fight against one of the leading causes of childhood disability.


Kingston University expert helps develop app that uses artificial intelligence to create 3D selfies from photographs

Posted Tuesday 26 September 2017

Kingston University expert helps develop app that uses artificial intelligence to create 3D selfies from photographs

A new artificial intelligence system that can create 3D selfies of people's faces from a single photograph has been developed by experts from Kingston University and the University of Nottingham.


Brexit vote accurately predicted by brain activity, Kingston University research finds

Posted Wednesday 20 September 2017

Brexit vote accurately predicted by brain activity, Kingston University research finds

Brain scans may be a more accurate indicator of how people are going to vote than opinion polls or pre-electoral surveys, claim researchers at Kingston University, after they studied brain activity of voters during the EU referendum.


Kingston University illustration student scoops Creative Conscience Gold award for work highlighting heavy load of young carers

Posted Tuesday 12 September 2017

Kingston University illustration student scoops Creative Conscience Gold award for work highlighting heavy load of young carers

The weight felt by young carers as they do their best to cope with the pressures of looking after older family members in need of support has been highlighted in work by a Kingston University student.


Newly launched Kingston School of Art will play key role in developing creative leaders who dare to think differently, interim Dean Anne Boddington says

Posted Friday 8 September 2017

Newly launched Kingston School of Art will play key role in developing creative leaders who dare to think differently, interim Dean Anne Boddington says

Kingston University's newly launched art school has opened its doors to students, staff and researchers. Kingston School of Art has returned to its original name to reclaim its 150 years of art school heritage as it looks to influence future discussions as one of the country's leading providers of art and design education.

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