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Stories of 9/11 and 7/7 survivors shared as linguistics expert gives insight in to narratives describing trauma during Kingston University-hosted TEDx event

Posted Wednesday 2 November 2016

Stories of 9/11 and 7/7 survivors shared as linguistics expert gives insight in to narratives describing trauma during Kingston University-hosted TEDx event

A Kingston University academic shared her research into how people use stories to describe traumatic experiences – including survivors of the terrorist attacks on New York's World Trade Centre in 2001 and the London bombings in 2005 – as part of her talk on the power of stories at Saturday's TEDx event, held at the University.

Dr Marina Lambrou, Head of Department for Linguistics and Languages at the University, has spent the past ten years researching trauma narratives – analysing the story structure and language people use to describe and evaluate their experiences....


Astronaut Helen Sharman and chemist Dame Professor Julia Higgins unveil Kingston University's new state-of-the-art science and technology facilities

Posted Thursday 20 October 2016

Astronaut Helen Sharman and chemist Dame Professor Julia Higgins unveil Kingston University's new state-of-the-art science and technology facilities

Giving people of all ages access to cutting-edge science and technology equipment and expertise is one of the most powerful ways of convincing them of its life-changing potential, according to two top British scientists. Dr Helen Sharman and Dame Professor Julia Higgins were at Kingston University to open a new suite of laboratories named in their honour and a public outreach centre – where school children and community groups from across London will be able to explore how pioneering technologies make an impact on people's lives.

Packed with state-of-the-art equipment – including interactive floors, humanoid and patient simulator robots, virtual reality technology and forensic investigations kits – the new facilities are part of a £6.8 million project to encourage people from all backgrounds to get passionate about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects....


Kingston University and St George's, University of London professor elected fellow of American College of Cardiology

Posted Wednesday 12 October 2016

Kingston University and St George's, University of London professor elected fellow of American College of Cardiology

A leading British expert in cardiology care has been elected as a fellow of the American College of Cardiology (ACC). Professor Tom Quinn, Associate Dean for Research and Director of the Centre for Health and Social Care Research at the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education run jointly by Kingston University and St George's, University of London, joins an elite group of nursing specialists to have received the prestigious recognition.

Professor Quinn described himself as being very proud to have become an ACC fellow and especially to have the honour of being one of the few nurses to do so. "I see it as an achievement and recognition for all cardiac nurses - this is as much for the staff nurses I worked with in the 1980s as it is for me now as a professor of nursing," he said....


Kingston University curating expert Professor Catherine McDermott honoured with 2016 Sir Misha Black Award for Innovation in Design Education

Posted Monday 10 October 2016

Kingston University curating expert Professor Catherine McDermott honoured with 2016 Sir Misha Black Award for Innovation in Design Education

A Kingston University professor who established a pioneering Masters course in design curation has been recognised with a prestigious award. Professor Catherine McDermott will receive the 2016 Sir Misha Black Award for Innovation in Design Education for establishing the University's MA in Curating Contemporary Design. The accolade comes just a year after she also won a 2015 National Teaching Fellowship.

Professor McDermott founded the course in partnership with the Design Museum after identifying a growing need for curation professionals. "There was nobody who could curate or respond to design - there was a huge gap in the curation profession that needed to be addressed," she said....


Kingston University and St George's, University of London nursing students join forces with drama and history experts to stage novel production

Posted Wednesday 28 September 2016

Kingston University and St George's, University of London nursing students join forces with drama and history experts to stage novel production

An unusual collaboration between drama, nursing and history at Kingston University has led to the creation of a new interactive production.

Entitled 'Careful', the production will take audience participation to a new level with nursing students and graduates playing the part of patients in hospital beds. The first performance took place on Thursday 29 September in Kingston University's Darwin Ward, a simulated hospital environment at the Kingston Hill campus used for training student nurses....


Kingston University launches new Integrity Research Group

Posted Tuesday 20 September 2016

Kingston University launches new Integrity Research Group

A new research grouping, the Integrity Research Group (IRG), has been established in the Kingston Law School.

The primary aims of the IRG are to positively impact on the policies and activity of businesses, government and public bodies both in the UK and worldwide through promoting integrity, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility and other ethical values, such as participation, transparency, proper management and accountability....


Iconic music producer Tony Visconti opens analogue recording studio at Kingston University as part of teaching and research collaboration

Posted Friday 16 September 2016

Iconic music producer Tony Visconti opens analogue recording studio at Kingston University as part of teaching and research collaboration

Legendary record producer Tony Visconti – who has worked with some of the world's greatest names in rock and pop such as David Bowie, Marc Bolan, Morrissey and U2 – has opened a new analogue recording studio at Kingston University, named in his honour.

The Visconti Studio is based around an unusual, octagonal-shaped live room and stocked with vintage and rare recording equipment and a unique collection of instruments including a Hammond organ, Steinway grand piano and a Mellotron – an instrument used by Paul McCartney to produce the flute-like sound in the introduction to the Beatles' 1967 classic Strawberry Fields Forever....


Kingston University expert shares teaching expertise and research knowledge as educator in residence at National University of Singapore

Posted Wednesday 14 September 2016

Kingston University expert shares teaching expertise and research knowledge as educator in residence at National University of Singapore

Dr Roberto Di Napoli, Associate Professor in Higher Education, and Programmes Director for Kingston University's Centre for Higher Education Research and Practice (CHERP), has recently returned from an educator in residence position at the National University of Singapore (NUS). NUS, which is 12th in the QS World University Rankings, has only previously invited only four other academics to be educator in residence prior to Dr Di Napoli, from universities in Australia, the USA and Oxford University.

The two-week residency included Dr Di Napoli giving the prestigious 2016 Ruth Wong Memorial Lecture on Education, named after one of Asia's most respected leaders in transforming teacher education. His lecture, titled ‘Ethical interprofessionalism: academic work, practices and identities', was delivered to a packed lecture hall of academics from all faculties in the University, its senior managers and students....


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