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 International Women in Engineering Day: Kingston University expert Dawn Childs highlights importance of teaching girls how creative science careers can be

International Women in Engineering Day: Kingston University expert Dawn Childs highlights importance of teaching girls how creative science careers can be

Ensuring young girls understand the creative potential of engineering and science careers could play a key part in addressing the sector's gender imbalance, according to industry expert and Kingston University visiting professor Dawn Childs. The group engineering director for global theme park operator Merlin and current president of the Women's Engineering Society also spoke of the need for more female engineers to visit schools and act as powerful role models to children ahead of International Women in Engineering Day this Sunday.

Kingston University construction management student who swapped accountancy career for design honoured at Women in Property awards

Kingston University construction management student who swapped accountancy career for design honoured at Women in Property awards

A mum-of-one who left an accountancy career behind to pursue her creative dreams at Kingston University was hailed as an inspirational role model at a regional construction industry awards.

Kingston School of Art's fashion degree among best in world, according to latest rankings released by leading sector influencer Business of Fashion

Kingston School of Art's fashion degree among best in world, according to latest rankings released by leading sector influencer Business of Fashion

Kingston University has once again featured prominently in the prestigious Business of Fashion international fashion school listings.

Kingston University named one of top 50 in country in Guardian league tables – rising 10 places in national newspaper's latest rankings

Kingston University named one of top 50 in country in Guardian league tables – rising 10 places in national newspaper's latest rankings

Kingston University has been named in the top 50 institutions in the country in the latest Guardian University Guide league tables.

House of Lords becomes home of high fashion as it plays host to Kingston School of Art catwalk show

House of Lords becomes home of high fashion as it plays host to Kingston School of Art catwalk show

The House of Lords was given a fresh injection of style as graduating Kingston School of Art fashion students showcased their final collections on a catwalk at the prestigious Parliamentary venue.

Combating climate change: Kingston University PhD student's renewable energy research wins plaudits in Three Minute Thesis competition

Combating climate change: Kingston University PhD student's renewable energy research wins plaudits in Three Minute Thesis competition

A postgraduate student whose research in to how communities could help tackle climate change by cooperatively harnessing renewable energy is set to represent Kingston University in the national semi-finals of the global Three Minute Thesis competition.

Unexploded Second World War bomb discovered in Kingston: Five facts about impact of German air raids on borough during the war

Unexploded Second World War bomb discovered in Kingston: Five facts about impact of German air raids on borough during the war

The recent discovery of an unexploded Second World War bomb on a building site near Kingston University's Penrhyn Road campus served as a reminder of how the local area bore the brunt of some considerable attention from the German Luftwaffe between 1939 and 1941.

Experimental film students and graduates selected to be part of first round of nominations for ICA and BBC New Creatives

Experimental film students and graduates selected to be part of first round of nominations for ICA and BBC New Creatives

Kingston School of Art has been well represented at the first Open Call of the BBC's New Creatives scheme with two students and two graduates selected to be part of the prestigous showcase of filmmaking.

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