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December 2016

Kingston University music researcher Caroline Potter's study of French composer Erik Satie's life named Sunday Times Classical Music Book of the Year

Kingston University music researcher Caroline Potter's study of French composer Erik Satie's life named Sunday Times Classical Music Book of the Year

A Kingston University music expert has scooped the Sunday Times Classical Music Book of the Year award for a study that delves into the world and works of influential Parisian composer Erik Satie.

Kingston University psychology student presents at international conferences after being first undergraduate to win prestigious scholarship

Kingston University psychology student presents at international conferences after being first undergraduate to win prestigious scholarship

Kingston University psychology student Rose Martin has become the first undergraduate to be awarded the highly-regarded Jane Beattie Memorial Travel Scholarship.

November 2016

Leading diplomats and academics from around Europe share their views on the challenges to come at Kingston University Brexit event

Leading diplomats and academics from around Europe share their views on the challenges to come at Kingston University Brexit event

The process to separate Britain from the European Union and the impact Brexit will have across the continent were discussed at a Kingston University event that brought together key players in the debate from across Europe.

Kingston University secures €1.6million grant for global research project into migration, sex work and trafficking

Kingston University secures €1.6million grant for global research project into migration, sex work and trafficking

A major global research project that will investigate the complex relationship between migration, sex work and trafficking across three continents is being launched by Kingston University, using a blend of documentary and fictional film.

Integrity Research Group at Kingston Law School set to make sure punishment fits the crime in fight against corruption

Integrity Research Group at Kingston Law School set to make sure punishment fits the crime in fight against corruption

The Integrity Research Group at Kingston Law School aims to identify activity that will make a concrete impact on policies surrounding corruption.

US student becomes one of youngest ever to enrol for PhD at Kingston University after signing up for psychology programme aged just 17

US student becomes one of youngest ever to enrol for PhD at Kingston University after signing up for psychology programme aged just 17

A student from the United States has become one of the youngest ever to study for a PhD at Kingston University – after enrolling this summer aged just 17.

Kingston University academic lays down the law at inaugural professorial lecture

Kingston University academic lays down the law at inaugural professorial lecture

Senior law academic Professor Umut Turksen spoke about the rule of law at his inaugural professorial lecture.

Stories of 9/11 and 7/7 survivors shared as linguistics expert gives insight in to narratives describing trauma during Kingston University-hosted TEDx event

Stories of 9/11 and 7/7 survivors shared as linguistics expert gives insight in to narratives describing trauma during Kingston University-hosted TEDx event

A Kingston University academic shared her research into how people use stories to describe traumatic experiences - including survivors of the terrorist attacks on New York's World Trade Centre in 2001 and the London bombings in 2005 - as part of her talk on the power of stories at Saturday's TEDx event, hosted at the University.

October 2016

Astronaut Helen Sharman and chemist Dame Professor Julia Higgins unveil Kingston University's new state-of-the-art science and technology facilities

Astronaut Helen Sharman and chemist Dame Professor Julia Higgins unveil Kingston University's new state-of-the-art science and technology facilities

Kingston University has unveiled it's new £6.8m state-of-the-art science and technology facilities for students and the wider community, with cutting-edge new laboratories, a public outreach centre and mobile labs that will take science out on the road to local schools.

Kingston University and St George's, University of London professor elected fellow of American College of Cardiology

Kingston University and St George's, University of London professor elected fellow of American College of Cardiology

Professor Tom Quinn, a leading expert on cardiology care, has become one of the few nurses to be elected a fellow of the American College of Cardiology.

September 2016

Kingston University launches new Integrity Research Group

Kingston University launches new Integrity Research Group

The newly established research grouping aims to positively impact on the policies and activity of businesses, government and public bodies.

Kingston University expert shares teaching expertise and research knowledge as educator in residence at National University of Singapore

Kingston University expert shares teaching expertise and research knowledge as educator in residence at National University of Singapore

The programmes director for Kingston University's Centre for Higher Education Research and Practice has been sharing his academic expertise as educator in residence at the National University of Singapore.

August 2016

Kingston University expert's research helps shine a light on ambulance services' response to new challenges

Kingston University expert's research helps shine a light on ambulance services' response to new challenges

A new report from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), developed with support from Professor Tom Quinn from the Faculty of Health Social Care and Education – run jointly by Kingston University and St George's, University of London – has revealed how ambulance services are adapting to changing service demands, including significant increases in emergency calls.

Kingston University art graduate's installation celebrating women's suffrage movement unveiled in Parliament

Kingston University art graduate's installation celebrating women's suffrage movement unveiled in Parliament

A Kingston University alumna's artwork celebrating the campaign for women's right to vote has been unveiled at the Houses of Parliament. New Dawn, by artist Mary Branson is positioned directly above the spot where thousands of women and men demonstrated for equal rights during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

July 2016

New science laboratories set to open at Kingston University as first stage of £6.8m project part-funded by Government grant nears completion

New science laboratories set to open at Kingston University as first stage of £6.8m project part-funded by Government grant nears completion

The first stage of a £6.8m project to create new state-of -the-art science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) facilities at Kingston University's Penrhyn Road campus has been completed and is set to open to students in September. The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing secured £1.9m of Government funding from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) towards the project, which is delivering cutting-edge new laboratories and science and technology facilities for the benefit of the public as well as current and future students.

High quality research at Kingston University showcased during student conferences

High quality research at Kingston University showcased during student conferences

Postgraduate researchers from the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing recently shared some of the latest cutting edge research being undertaken at the University, during two student conferences held in June.

Kingston University professor calls on Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to introduce HPV vaccination for boys

Kingston University professor calls on Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to introduce HPV vaccination for boys

Professor Giampiero Favato of Kingston University's Business School delivered a letter to the Minister of Health from clinicians, scientists and academics with a special interest in the human papillomavirus (HPV) and its associated diseases.

Scholars of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Avengers converge on Kingston University for conference examining work of writer and director Joss Whedon

Scholars of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Avengers converge on Kingston University for conference examining work of writer and director Joss Whedon

Kingston University plays host to an international conference dedicated to the work of Joss Whedon – creator of cult TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and writer and director of blockbuster film Avengers Assemble.

Exploring the UK freelance workforce

Exploring the UK freelance workforce

This new report presents data drawn from official UK government sources to develop a picture of the current UK freelance workforce and looks at trends in freelance working.

June 2016

EU referendum result – a message from Kingston University's Vice-Chancellor Professor Julius Weinberg

EU referendum result – a message from Kingston University's Vice-Chancellor Professor Julius Weinberg

Vice-Chancellor Professor Julius Weinberg has reiterated Kingston University's commitment to welcoming students from the European Union, emphasising its role as a vibrant, cosmopolitan university drawing students from right around the globe.

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