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More support needed to protect home carers from emotional pressures of supporting people with dementia, report co-authored by Kingston University expert reveals

More support needed to protect home carers from emotional pressures of supporting people with dementia, report co-authored by Kingston University expert reveals

Home carers who provide support to elderly people with dementia need more support to help them cope with the emotional pressures of the job, found a report by Kingston University and Kings College London.

Kingston University expert appointed to Research Excellence Framework equality panel outlines need to break down gender and ethnicity barriers in research careers

Kingston University expert appointed to Research Excellence Framework equality panel outlines need to break down gender and ethnicity barriers in research careers

Professor Fiona Ross, a leading expert in nursing and services for older peoplefrom Kingston University and St George's, University of London, has been appointed to the REF's Equality and Diversity Advisory Panel

Six steps to returning to work after mental health illness – Kingston University researchers play key role in developing online toolkit for employers

Six steps to returning to work after mental health illness – Kingston University researchers play key role in developing online toolkit for employers

Researchers from Kingston University have played a key role in developing a resource for employers to help staff members returning to work after absence due to mental ill health.

Urgent review on laws around bullying and cyberbullying required, Kingston University research finds

Urgent review on laws around bullying and cyberbullying required, Kingston University research finds

The laws around cyberbullying and bullying, plus training for mental health assessments of victims, are in need of an urgent review, according to a leading psychology expert from Kingston University.

Kingston University and St George's, University of London pay tribute to leading interprofessional care expert Professor Scott Reeves

Kingston University and St George's, University of London pay tribute to leading interprofessional care expert Professor Scott Reeves

Colleagues and friends of Scott Reeves, who has died suddenly, have been remembering the popular research professor

Kingston University professor receives international honour for his world-leading work on Gothic literature

Kingston University professor receives international honour for his world-leading work on Gothic literature

A professor of English literature and creative writing at Kingston University has been internationally recognised for his outstanding contribution to the study of gothic literature.

April 2018

Kingston University rises seven places in latest Complete University Guide league tables

Kingston University rises seven places in latest Complete University Guide league tables

Kingston University climbs seven places in the newly release Complete University Guide league tables to 95 overall in the United Kingdom.

Nightclub design and club culture examined in new exhibition at Vitra Design Museum co-curated by Kingston University course leader Dr Cat Rossi

Nightclub design and club culture examined in new exhibition at Vitra Design Museum co-curated by Kingston University course leader Dr Cat Rossi

Dr Cat Rossi has followed up her research on Italian nightclub design with a co-curated show at Vitra Design Museum in Germany that looks at the relationship between discos, design and club culture.

Kingston University student  scoops Association for Publishing Education prize for work examining demand for books for autistic children

Kingston University student scoops Association for Publishing Education prize for work examining demand for books for autistic children

A Kingston University postgraduate student has drawn on her own experiences of growing up with Asperger Syndrome in France for an award-winning dissertation exploring the need for more children's books about autism to be published in her home country.

First head of state of independent Belarus recalls historic meeting that dissolved Soviet Union during Kingston University lecture

First head of state of independent Belarus recalls historic meeting that dissolved Soviet Union during Kingston University lecture

Former Belarusian leader Professor Stanislav Shushkevich spoke about the historic meeting that led to the break-up of the USSR as well as the secrecy imposed by the Soviet regime in the wake of the Chernobyl disaster during a visit to Kingston University.

March 2018

Kingston University professors appointed to prestigious panels for the 2021 Research Excellence Framework

Kingston University professors appointed to prestigious panels for the 2021 Research Excellence Framework

Professors Peter Osborne, Jane Pavitt and Mary Chambers will take part in the panels setting criteria and assessing REF 2021.

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis contends madness and conflict of Shakespeare's characters can humanise economics in Kingston University lecture

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis contends madness and conflict of Shakespeare's characters can humanise economics in Kingston University lecture

Leading economist and former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis highlighted the seminal influence Shakespeare has had on his thinking as he took centre stage at the Rose Theatre following an invitation from Kingston University.

Stephen Lawrence case: Kingston University Professor Brian Cathcart examines significance of Daily Mail coverage ahead of 25th anniversary of teenager's murder

Stephen Lawrence case: Kingston University Professor Brian Cathcart examines significance of Daily Mail coverage ahead of 25th anniversary of teenager's murder

Kingston University journalism expert Professor Brian Cathcart has given a public lecture exploring the impact of the Daily Mail's coverage of the Stephen Lawrence case.

February 2018

Leading stroke rehabilitation researcher at Kingston University and St George's, University of London receives MBE at Buckingham Palace

Leading stroke rehabilitation researcher at Kingston University and St George's, University of London receives MBE at Buckingham Palace

A Kingston University academic who has dedicated her career to supporting stroke survivors has been honoured for her achievements at an investiture award ceremony at Buckingham Palace.

AMBA re-accreditation cements Kingston Business School's position among international elite

AMBA re-accreditation cements Kingston Business School's position among international elite

Kingston Business School's place among the top business institutions internationally has been confirmed with AMBA re-accreditation of its MBA, DBA and MSc in International Business Management up to 2023.

SpaceX: Sending cars to Mars is fun – but reusable rocket could eventually help solve world's energy problems, says Kingston University space expert

SpaceX: Sending cars to Mars is fun – but reusable rocket could eventually help solve world's energy problems, says Kingston University space expert

Kingston University rocket expert says successful launch of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy will make huge difference to reducing cost of reaching orbit – and could even help harness solar power from space in years to come

Post-Brexit Britain – agile and innovative or sleeping museum? Kingston School of Art Dean says creative industries key to nation's future

Post-Brexit Britain – agile and innovative or sleeping museum? Kingston School of Art Dean says creative industries key to nation's future

Professor Colin Rhodes backs the energy and entrepreneurship of the sector as defining characteristics of a successful nation and explodes some of the myths about art education.

January 2018

New style of community nursing improves care for patients with complex needs, Kingston University and St George's, University of London researchers find

New style of community nursing improves care for patients with complex needs, Kingston University and St George's, University of London researchers find

A report led by Professor Vari Drennan MBE from the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education reveals Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust's neighbourhood nursing programme benefits patients, carers and nurses.

December 2017

Advanced Materials for Environmental Protection

Advanced Materials for Environmental Protection

Efforts towards protecting the environment are urgently needed globally. The UK and Thailand work towards the Planet Climate change agreement and mitigate environmental problems that are affecting health, food security, and local economies.

Kingston University expert urges rethink on public sector funding as he is honoured for outstanding contribution at Social Worker of Year Awards

Kingston University expert urges rethink on public sector funding as he is honoured for outstanding contribution at Social Worker of Year Awards

Emeritus professor Ray Jones, from Kingston University, saw his 50 year career in the social work profession honoured with the outstanding contribution accolade at the annual Social Worker of the Year Awards.

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