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Young people often can't tell the strength of alcoholic drinks, Kingston University study reveals

Young people often can't tell the strength of alcoholic drinks, Kingston University study reveals

Researchers from Kingston University have warned that young people are at risk of consuming more alcohol than they can handle – after a study found they are often unable to detect how strong their drinks are.

Kingston University psychology academic calls for review into mental health treatments following award-winning research into schizophrenia

Kingston University psychology academic calls for review into mental health treatments following award-winning research into schizophrenia

An award-winning Kingston University psychology expert is urging mental health practitioners and pharmaceutical manufacturers to look at developing specific treatments for individuals with schizophrenia, after her study into the illness was recognised by a leading global organisation in the field of psychiatry.

Kingston University study reveals how food poisoning bacteria Campylobacter uses other organisms as Trojan horse to infect new hosts

Kingston University study reveals how food poisoning bacteria Campylobacter uses other organisms as Trojan horse to infect new hosts

A leading cause of bacterial food poisoning can multiply within the cells of a widely-occurring micro-organism - allowing it to spread in harsh environmental conditions, a Kingston University study has found.

October 2017

Kingston University launches new writers' centre where globe's top creative talent can share expertise with students and wider community

Kingston University launches new writers' centre where globe's top creative talent can share expertise with students and wider community

Kingston University has launched a new cultural centre set to bring leading writers from across the world to the borough together with students, staff and the local communtiy.

Kingston University's UN law expert returns to Jamaica to advise government in cracking down on terror related activities

Kingston University's UN law expert returns to Jamaica to advise government in cracking down on terror related activities

Dr Gauri Sinha, Kingston University's lecturer in law from the School of Social and Behavioural Sciences, has embarked on her second trip to Jamaica in two years, as she continues to help the country formulate its legislation in accordance with the rules of the United Nations.

Applications open for AHRC doctoral studentships

Applications open for AHRC doctoral studentships

Kingston University is a member of two Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) consortia offering funded full and part-time doctoral studentships. Find out more about both doctoral studentships and how to apply for them.

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

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

A study by Kingston University occupational psychology expert Dr Emma Russell 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

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

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

Researchers from Kingston University and the University of Nottingham have trained an artificial intelligence system to create 3D models of people's faces from a single photograph.

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

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

A study of EU referendum voters by Kingston University researchers has found that brain scans may be able to predict votes more accurately than opinion polls.

Kingston University in the running for two accolades in newly released Times Higher Education Awards' shortlist

Kingston University in the running for two accolades in newly released Times Higher Education Awards' shortlist

Kingston University's Big Read project and senior lecturer in physiology and pharmacology Francesca Arrigoni have been nominated for the prestigious Times Higher Education awards 2017.

New Kingston Business School-led research finds email practices of diligent workers make them unhappy and less effective

New Kingston Business School-led research finds email practices of diligent workers make them unhappy and less effective

When your latest email pops up on your smartphone or computer screen, how do you react? Head of Kingston University's Wellbeing at Work research group Dr Emma Russell, alongside researchers from the University of Surrey, has been looking at how certain personality traits influence the way people manage their email in the workplace.

Kingston University named one of globe's top 150 institutions for international outlook in Times Higher Education World University Rankings

Kingston University named one of globe's top 150 institutions for international outlook in Times Higher Education World University Rankings

Kingston University has been named among the globe's most international institutions in this year's Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Kingston University shortlisted for Higher Education Academy CATE award for collaborative project exploring themes of race and culture

Kingston University shortlisted for Higher Education Academy CATE award for collaborative project exploring themes of race and culture

Kingston University has been shortlisted for a Higher Education Academy (HEA) award for a collaborative project between sociology and arts courses that explores the themes or race and culture.

Kingston University PhD student presents antimicrobial resistance thesis in three minutes for international competition

Kingston University PhD student presents antimicrobial resistance thesis in three minutes for international competition

Microbiology Research student Lucky Cullenwil present her thesis on antimicrobial resistance to a national audience after being selected to represent Kingston University in the Three Minute Thesis competition.

August 2017

Kingston University lecturers awarded National Teaching Fellowships in recognition of innovative approaches to education

Kingston University lecturers awarded National Teaching Fellowships in recognition of innovative approaches to education

Kingston University academics Dr Annie Hughes and Hilary Wason have been awarded National Teaching Fellowships from the Higher Education Academy in recognition of innovations in the fields of inclusivity and critical thinking.

Kingston University expert's study into impact of planning policies on London's affordable housing provision commended at major research awards

Kingston University expert's study into impact of planning policies on London's affordable housing provision commended at major research awards

A study into the negative impact planning policies have had on the creation of affordable housing in London co-authored by a Kingston University expert has been commended at a top national research awards.

July 2017

Austrian ambassador commends Kingston Business School Brexit negotiations research at launch seminar

Austrian ambassador commends Kingston Business School Brexit negotiations research at launch seminar

Research by Kingston Business School's Professor Ursula Ott examining models of how Brexit negotiations has been commended by the Austrian ambassador at a recent seminar held to launch the project's findings.

Kingston University named among globe's best young institutions and in top two under 50 in United Kingdom in latest QS world rankings

Kingston University named among globe's best young institutions and in top two under 50 in United Kingdom in latest QS world rankings

Kingston University has been recognised as among the best international institutions founded in the last half century in the latest QS Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 Under 50 rankings

Kingston University lecturer's sport and exercise psychology expertise informs pioneering programme to nurture Wimbledon stars of the future

Kingston University lecturer's sport and exercise psychology expertise informs pioneering programme to nurture Wimbledon stars of the future

Research by Kingston University sport and exercise psychology lecturer Dr Sam Thrower is informing the Lawn Tennis Association's new parent strategy to help support young players' development in the United Kingdom

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