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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 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.

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 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

Kingston University scientists help unlock DNA of tropical snail that spreads deadly disease

Kingston University scientists help unlock DNA of tropical snail that spreads deadly disease

Kingston University researchers Professor Tony Walker and Dr Scott Lawton have helped decode the DNA of a small freshwater snail in an international study that could help stop the spread of a deadly parasitic disease.

 Will Wonder Woman's success pave the way for other superheroines? asks Kingston expert Will Brooker

Will Wonder Woman's success pave the way for other superheroines? asks Kingston expert Will Brooker

Unlike its predecessors Batman V Superman (Zack Snyder, 2016) and Suicide Squad (David Ayer, 2016), Wonder Woman's success continued beyond the opening weekend. In fact, it had the lowest drop in numbers of any recent superhero movie, suggesting that audiences are spreading the word, encouraging their friends and returning for repeat viewings.

Diaries of a writer – Kingston University's recently acquired Iris Murdoch journals mark new research chapter exploring work of late novelist and philosopher

Diaries of a writer – Kingston University's recently acquired Iris Murdoch journals mark new research chapter exploring work of late novelist and philosopher

Kingston University has been gifted 15 volumes of private journals belonging to novelist Iris Murdoch – establishing the University's archives as the most complete body of autobiographical work by the late author.

Is your child a crybaby? New comparison chart developed by Kingston University researcher sheds light on tiny tots' tears

Is your child a crybaby? New comparison chart developed by Kingston University researcher sheds light on tiny tots' tears

A chart that enables parents to calculate if their baby is crying more than it should in the first three months of its life has been created by a Kingston University researcher, following a global study of colic and crying in babies.

For the first time, renewable energy has generated more than half of all UK electricity – is this a one-hit wonder, asks Kingston University professor

For the first time, renewable energy has generated more than half of all UK electricity – is this a one-hit wonder, asks Kingston University professor

Kingston University Professor of Innovation and Technology Management Audley Genus comments on the National Grid's announcement that, for the first time, electricity generated from renewable energy sources in the UK has surpassed the amount generated from coal and gas combined.

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 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 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.

Fake news: Why the future of journalism lies in earning and deserving the trust of the public

Fake news: Why the future of journalism lies in earning and deserving the trust of the public

World wide web creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee has called for action against those using the internet to spread misinformation, or 'fake news'. Brian Cathcart, Professor of journalism at Kingston University echoes his call to arms, but says eradicting fake news will not be an easy, or quick, battle and that the future of journalism lies in earning the trust of the public.

Kingston University's new creative partnership with British Film Institute (BFI) gives film students access to historic moving image archive

Kingston University's new creative partnership with British Film Institute (BFI) gives film students access to historic moving image archive

The British Film Institute (BFI) is opening up its moving image archive to Kingston University film students to reuse material as part as their degree - marking the first time that students on a course-related project have had access to the archive.

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.

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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