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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.

Chief Nursing Officer for England Jane Cummings to share vision on future of healthcare services with students as visiting professor at Kingston University and St George's, University of London

Chief Nursing Officer for England Jane Cummings to share vision on future of healthcare services with students as visiting professor at Kingston University and St George's, University of London

England's Chief Nursing Officer Professor Jane Cummings will share her vision for the future of patient care with staff and students at Kingston University and St George's, University of London win a new role at the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education.

Kingston University pharmacy students lead the way in using social media to help tackle key public health issues

Kingston University pharmacy students lead the way in using social media to help tackle key public health issues

Pharmacy students at Kingston University are developing new ways of using social media to help tackle key public health issues such as obesity, smoking and cancer awareness. As part of a project aiming to show how community pharmacy teams could use digital platforms to deliver health campaigns to a wide audience, final year students were tasked with setting up and managing Facebook pages to share evidence-based advice around the world.

Jamaican Government calls on Kingston University academic's expertise to tighten laws preventing money laundering

Jamaican Government calls on Kingston University academic's expertise to tighten laws preventing money laundering

A Kingston University financial crime expert has been called upon by the Jamaican Government to help shape new legislation to strengthen the country's laws on financial sanctions.

Chernobyl 30 years on: Kingston University radiation expert Dr Alan Flowers reflects on impact of worst nuclear accident in history

Chernobyl 30 years on: Kingston University radiation expert Dr Alan Flowers reflects on impact of worst nuclear accident in history

A Kingston University expert has returned to the site of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor accident as part of an international delegation of scientists commemorating the 30th anniversary of the disaster.

Endurance runner Susie Chan enters Guinness World Records' books after verification of 12-hour treadmill distance set at Kingston University

Endurance runner Susie Chan enters Guinness World Records' books after verification of 12-hour treadmill distance set at Kingston University

Ultra runner Susie Chan has officially entered the record books after her 12-hour treadmill attempt at Kingston University was verified by Guinness World Records. The 40 year old, who was supported by a team of sport science and exercise experts in the University's human performance laboratory, set a new women's world record for greatest distance run on a treadmill in 12 hours on 30 January.

Eating dark chocolate every day could help boost athletic performance, Kingston University research reveals

Eating dark chocolate every day could help boost athletic performance, Kingston University research reveals

Dark chocolate has already been hailed for its positive effects on cardiovascular health – and now a study undertaken at London's Kingston University has found the tasty treat could help give sports enthusiasts an extra edge in their fitness training. A team led by postgraduate research student Rishikesh Kankesh Patel discovered that dark chocolate provides similar benefits to beetroot juice, now taken regularly by elite athletes after studies showed it can improve performance.

Judge Advocate General Jeff Blackett talks about the UK court martial process at Law School's 50th anniversary lecture

Judge Advocate General Jeff Blackett talks about the UK court martial process at Law School's 50th anniversary lecture

Kingston University students enjoyed a rare opportunity to hear from a senior British judge earlier this month, during an exclusive talk by His Honour Judge Jeff Blackett, Judge Advocate General.

Kingston University music expert leads tributes to commemorate renowned French composer Henri Dutilleux's 100th anniversary

Kingston University music expert leads tributes to commemorate renowned French composer Henri Dutilleux's 100th anniversary

A Kingston University music specialist has hailed the inspiring legacy of late composer Henri Dutilleux, as figures from the world of classical music gather to mark 100 years since his birth.

Kingston Business School study finds university students are safer and more responsible social media users

Kingston Business School study finds university students are safer and more responsible social media users

A study carried out by Kingston Business School researchers has shed new light on how different groups use, and stay safe, on social media.

Researchers from Kingston University and St George's, University of London to investigate role physician associates play helping hospital patients being treated by the NHS

Researchers from Kingston University and St George's, University of London to investigate role physician associates play helping hospital patients being treated by the NHS

A new study by experts from Kingston University and St George's, University of London will determine whether physician associates have a positive impact on the treatment of NHS patients and have a future role helping fill gaps in the healthcare system.

Nursing experts from Kingston University and St George's, University of London investigate whether hourly hospital ward rounds improve quality of patient care

Nursing experts from Kingston University and St George's, University of London investigate whether hourly hospital ward rounds improve quality of patient care

Researchers from Kingston University and St George's, University of London are examining the impact routine hospital ward rounds have on safe, compassionate patient care.

Austerity in the Eurozone is damaging economic recovery, says Kingston professor

Austerity in the Eurozone is damaging economic recovery, says Kingston professor

Head of Kingston University's school of economics, history & politics, Professor Steve Keen, criticises German-led Eurozone austerity measures.

Kingston Business School expert predicts many of Chancellor George Osborne's budget measures will have little impact

Kingston Business School expert predicts many of Chancellor George Osborne's budget measures will have little impact

As Britain reacts to George Osborne's budget, including moves designed to boost the incomes of pensioners and savers hit by low interest rates, a Kingston academic says that, with an election looming, the motive for many of the measures is purely political.

Businesses and households must deal with flooding

Businesses and households must deal with flooding

As Britain experiences widespread flooding and many businesses and households are inundated by filthy water or cut off from the rest of their communities, Dr Tim Harries, leading expert on the public response to flood risk based at Kingston University says they must get better at dealing with this type of weather.

International collaboration crucial in preparing mental health nurses to provide high quality care, senior academic says

International collaboration crucial in preparing mental health nurses to provide high quality care, senior academic says

A professor from Kingston University and St George's, University of London has called for knowledge to be shared more widely between different countries to improve care for people with severe mental health issues.

The psychoanalysis of Wilhelm Reich

The psychoanalysis of Wilhelm Reich

Dr Stella Sanford discusses the work of Wilhelm Reich for the Guardian's Radical Thinkers video series.

Expert calls for greater awareness of the impact of crime on people with mental health problems

Expert calls for greater awareness of the impact of crime on people with mental health problems

A senior academic from Kingston University and St George's, University of London is backing calls for better support for people with mental health issues who fall victim to crime following her role in a major new research study.

Cross-examination in the dock

Cross-examination in the dock

Professor Penny Cooper contributes to a debate on cross-examination in the dock as part of BBC Radio 4's Unreliable Evidence series, which explores and analyses the legal issues of the day.

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