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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.

Italy adopts gender-neutral HPV vaccination programme, citing study by health economics expert from Kingston Business School

Italy adopts gender-neutral HPV vaccination programme, citing study by health economics expert from Kingston Business School

The Italian government has changed its policy to allow both boys and girls to be vaccinated against Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) following advice from Kingston Business School academic Professor Giampiero Favato.

Kingston University offers 15 new funded full-time PhD studentships beginning in September

Kingston University offers 15 new funded full-time PhD studentships beginning in September

Kingston University is offering 15 new funded full-time PhD studentships beginning in September 2017.

First British astronaut Helen Sharman named Honorary Doctor of Science by Kingston University

First British astronaut Helen Sharman named Honorary Doctor of Science by Kingston University

Astronaut Dr Helen Sharman shares her experiences of going into space as she is named Honorary Doctor of Science by Kingston University London in recognition of her outstanding contribution to science.

Professor Will Brooker helps Bowie fans celebrate their idol on the eve of the late icon's 70th birthday

Professor Will Brooker helps Bowie fans celebrate their idol on the eve of the late icon's 70th birthday

Bowie tribute band Thin White Duke joined Professor Will Brooker to celebrate music legend David Bowie at a special gig to mark what would have been the star's 70th birthday.

Kingston University academics play key part in project to devise smartphone app that uses games technology to help smokers kick the habit

Kingston University academics play key part in project to devise smartphone app that uses games technology to help smokers kick the habit

A new smartphone app designed to help smokers quit by embedding a fun game with educational health messages has been developed by Kingston University games creation processes lecturer Hope Caton and academics from Queen Mary University of London.

Kingston University research associate receives Women in Innovation award for pioneering idea to speed up nuclear decommissioning

Kingston University research associate receives Women in Innovation award for pioneering idea to speed up nuclear decommissioning

An innovative new tool that could help revolutionise the clean-up process at decommissioning nuclear power sites has been developed by a Kingston University research associate who has won a Women in Innovation award.

Thinking with our hands can help find new ways of solving problems, research from Kingston University psychology experts reveals

Thinking with our hands can help find new ways of solving problems, research from Kingston University psychology experts reveals

New research by two Kingston University psychology experts is challenging the idea that thinking only takes place in the head - and is instead heavily influenced by how we interact with the world around us

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.

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.

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.

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.

Kingston University appoints three pioneering researchers in science and business to post of professor

Kingston University appoints three pioneering researchers in science and business to post of professor

A researcher who is using images of the eye to predict the risk of heart attacks is one of three academic experts to have been appointed to join the professorial ranks at Kingston University.

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.

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