The historic role of British women in science will be the subject of a new project, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, set to encourage young women to get involved in the field.
Four influential figures from the worlds of art and design have joined Kingston University as professors and research fellows.
As more sexual abuse allegations emerge against celebrities, the Attorney General has praised a new online resource designed to help make questioning a less traumatic process for vulnerable witnesses.
- Friday 3 May 2013 - Saturday 25 May 2013 : Exhibition ‘Iris Murdoch and Philippa Foot: An Arc of Friendship’
- Tuesday 21 May 2013, 4pm : Criminology and Sociology Departmental seminar on: 'Online Child Abuse: Findings from the EU Online Grooming Project'
- Thursday 23 May 2013, 6pm : Spider Universe: Neuroplatonism and the Phobic Cinema of Lars von Trier
- Tuesday 28 May 2013, 8pm : Cafe Scientifique – Carbon capture & storage – distraction or necessity?
- Thursday 30 May 2013, 6pm : Vitalism or Voluntarism?
- More research events
A senior academic from Kingston University and St George's, University of London has predicted that social workers will have an even more vital role to play as families feel the pinch in the current economic climate.
Predicting protein-protein interactions
PhD student Reyhaneh Esmaielbeiki is developing computational frameworks that can predict protein-protein interactions (PPIs). The interaction of proteins with other proteins, DNA, RNA and small molecules is essential for the functionality of living cells. Modifications in PPIs affect the events that take place within cells which may lead to critical diseases such as cancer. Read more.
The REF is the new system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions.