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Kingston University student's research into fiction habits and personality types reveals reading may make us kinder

Kingston University student's research into fiction habits and personality types reveals reading may make us kinder

A Kingston University postgraduate research student has produced a study that examines the effects of reading and watching television on social behaviour – concluding that literature lovers have the edge over their remote control-loving counterparts when it comes to being nicer people.

Kingston University researcher investigates how artificial intelligence can help composers create new music

Kingston University researcher investigates how artificial intelligence can help composers create new music

A Kingston University music technology expert has created an artificial intelligence (AI) system which can work alongside composers to create new music.

Kingston University students strike gold with research in to workplace psychology at Indigogold awards

Kingston University students strike gold with research in to workplace psychology at Indigogold awards

Occupational and business psychology graduates Nicola Murray and Ruth Abrams represented Kingston University at the annual workplace psychology awards sponsored by management consultancy firm Indigogold. They were placed in the top three in the annual awards that focus on research on work-related psychology from universities across the United Kingdom.

April 2017

Kingston University to play leading role in study examining how state-of-the-art camera that mimics human eye could benefit robots and smart devices

Kingston University to play leading role in study examining how state-of-the-art camera that mimics human eye could benefit robots and smart devices

A team from Kingston University will explore how data from an artificial vision system that mimics the human eye could open up a new world of possibilities for surveillance - with possible applications in future robots, drones and retinal implants.

Kingston Business School MSc programmes rated in top 100 globally by Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking

Kingston Business School MSc programmes rated in top 100 globally by Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking

Kingston University's Business School has achieved top ratings in the 2017 Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking for its Leadership and Management in Health MSc and Real Estate Management MSc courses.

Kingston University psychology expert warns of emotional challenges facing NHS healthcare professionals working in intensive care units

Kingston University psychology expert warns of emotional challenges facing NHS healthcare professionals working in intensive care units

Dr Tushna Vandrevala, a Senior Lecturer in Psychology from the School of Social and Behavioural Sciences, explores the theme of rumination from work in intensive care professionals in the latest edition of the Journal of Intensive Care.

War in the Sunshine exhibition by Kingston University researcher reveals untold stories of First World War in Italy

War in the Sunshine exhibition by Kingston University researcher reveals untold stories of First World War in Italy

An exhibition showcasing the words of a wartime painter and two photographers depicting the final weeks of the First World War has attracted record attendees at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art in London.

Times Higher Education ranks Kingston University among world's top 200 young institutions

Times Higher Education ranks Kingston University among world's top 200 young institutions

Kingston University has been ranked among the top 200 young universities worldwide by sector-leading publication Times Higher Education (THE) and in the top 50 global universities of a similar age - classed by THE as the Generation Y universities.

March 2017

New research into meningitis bacteria by Kingston University experts could hold key to developing improved vaccines

New research into meningitis bacteria by Kingston University experts could hold key to developing improved vaccines

A breakthrough by Kingston University scientists in completing the genome sequence for a strain of meningococcus - the bacteria that causes meningitis - could have major implications for new treatments and vaccines for the life-threatening disease.

Award-winning record producer Tony Visconti returns to Kingston University for the inaugural Visconti Winter School

Award-winning record producer Tony Visconti returns to Kingston University for the inaugural Visconti Winter School

Aspiring musicians from across the globe come to Kingston University to take part in a five-day intensive programme led by David Bowie's former music producer, Tony Visconti.

Etna's volcanic awakening shines the spotlight on new volcanic research at Kingston

Etna's volcanic awakening shines the spotlight on new volcanic research at Kingston

A new Natural Environment Research Council grant (£54,000 worth of analytical costs) to geologists and geographers at Kingston University will help understand better the processes which control volcanic natural phenomena.

Sophisticated virtual reality centre puts Kingston University students at forefront of computer games design

Sophisticated virtual reality centre puts Kingston University students at forefront of computer games design

Kingston University is set to play an integral part in shaping tomorrow's gaming geniuses with the launch of an augmented and virtual reality centre that will give computer science students a perfect platform to launch their industry careers.

February 2017

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.

Kingston University's Visconti Studio will be magnet for major recording artists, according to acclaimed record producer Tony Visconti

Kingston University's Visconti Studio will be magnet for major recording artists, according to acclaimed record producer Tony Visconti

The Visconti Studio at Kingston University will become a destination of choice for leading artists to record new material, according to iconic music producer and David Bowie collaborator Tony Visconti, who has leant his name to the venue.

Leading US journalism educator Debora Wenger receives first PhD by Prior Publication from Kingston University's School of Humanities

Leading US journalism educator Debora Wenger receives first PhD by Prior Publication from Kingston University's School of Humanities

A US professor who specialises in journalism education has been awarded a PhD by Prior Publication by Kingston University's School of Humanities for her research into changes in journalism and how that impacts on teaching of the discipline.

Associate professor from Kingston Business School scoops Information Age magazine's Women in IT award for widening access to cyber security careers

Associate professor from Kingston Business School scoops Information Age magazine's Women in IT award for widening access to cyber security careers

Kingston Business School's Dr Vladlena Benson has won the Editor's Choice award at the latest Women in IT Awards for her cyber security research.

January 2017

Public policy leading to poverty among self-employed, Kingston Business School professor warns in awarding-winning International Small Business Journal paper

Public policy leading to poverty among self-employed, Kingston Business School professor warns in awarding-winning International Small Business Journal paper

Professor John Kitching from the University's Small Business Research Centre won the International Small Business Journal Best Paper Award for research looking at the link between policy and poverty among the self-employed.

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