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Kingston University secures €900,000 grant to explore how drones, smart wristbands and cameras could transform future of concert security

Kingston University secures €900,000 grant to explore how drones, smart wristbands and cameras could transform future of concert security

Kingston University's Robot Vision team secure €900,000 of European Commission funding to work on €15m project investigating how latest technology could help improve security at large outdoor concerts through a network of internet-connected drones, smart wristbands and body-mounted video cameras.

Dangerous ingredients rife in health food supplements, according to research by Kingston University biomolecular scientist

Dangerous ingredients rife in health food supplements, according to research by Kingston University biomolecular scientist

Many herbal and sports supplements contaminated with hidden pharmaceutical ingredients.

Antibiotics in farming: Kingston University microbiology expert highlights importance of developing rapid diagnostic tests to combat drug resistance

Antibiotics in farming: Kingston University microbiology expert highlights importance of developing rapid diagnostic tests to combat drug resistance

Developing new tests to help target treatment against infectious agents would reduce unnecessary antibiotic use in human and animal medicine – and could play a key role in the battle against antibiotic-resistant bacteria, according to Kingston University Professor of Medical Microbiology Mark Fielder.

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'Soaring into the Cerulean Blue': Sydney Carline as Fighter Pilot and War Artist

'Soaring into the Cerulean Blue': Sydney Carline as Fighter Pilot and War Artist
Saturday 25 February 2017

Held at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, the exhibition 'War in the Sunshine, The British in Italy 1917 - 1918', will feature a talk by the exhibition's curator, Dr Jonathan Black.

Social Work and Social Care Seminar: Why is Social Care failing?

Social Work and Social Care Seminar: Why is Social Care failing?
Thursday 2 March 2017

Dr Simon Duffy of the Centre for Welfare Reform was the original inventor of personal budgets and has worked closely with disabled people and families as a service provider, philosopher and writer. In this talk he will explain why he thinks the whole social care system is failing. He will argue that the problem is not just about money - the sector's problems are also political and conceptual.

Simondon and Technics

Simondon and Technics
Wednesday 17 May 2017

A Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy workshop.

Teenage Kicks: Global teenage cultures, representations and practices

Teenage Kicks: Global teenage cultures, representations and practices
Saturday 9 September - Sunday 10 September 2017

A media interdisciplinary conference run by Kingston University.

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