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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.

Historical research expert welcomes release of newly declassified files on Thatcher and Major governments

Historical research expert welcomes release of newly declassified files on Thatcher and Major governments

A historian of contemporary British history at Kingston University has highlighted the significance of new archival evidence on the tense relationship that developed between two former British Prime Ministers, Margaret Thatcher and John Major.

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.

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.

Kingston School of Art's Dr Azadeh Fatehrad showcases the work of legendary Iranian filmmaker Sohrab Shahid Saless

Kingston School of Art's Dr Azadeh Fatehrad showcases the work of legendary Iranian filmmaker Sohrab Shahid Saless

Azadeh Fatehrad, a researcher at Kingston School of Art, has curated a programme of films from Iranian filmmaker Sohrab Shahid Saless.

Disability Rights history comes to life – oral history project helps Kingston University student nurses and teachers learn about disability and inclusion

Disability Rights history comes to life – oral history project helps Kingston University student nurses and teachers learn about disability and inclusion

Kingston University students are playing a vital role in sharing the stories of those who helped make history during the disability rights movement as part of a pioneering initiative.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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