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Kingston University social care students develop skills to support people with dementia

Posted Wednesday 19 January 2022

Kingston University social care students develop skills to support people with dementia

Kingston University has launched a project to give health and social care students the opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge by supporting people living with dementia. The Special Interest Group (SIG) is being led by senior lecturer in social work Maria Brent and aims to raise awareness of dementia and provide students with volunteering opportunities in the local community, which will benefit them both professionally and personally, as well as supporting those living with dementia and their families and carers.


Leading speech and language therapy expert at Kingston University and St George's, University of London receives national recognition for Covid-19 work and spinal cord injury research

Posted Friday 14 January 2022

Leading speech and language therapy expert at Kingston University and St George's, University of London receives national recognition for Covid-19 work and spinal cord injury research

One of the country's leading speech and language therapy experts, based at Kingston University and St George's, University of London, has received awards from two national organisations for her key work in spinal cord injury research and in the battle against Covid-19. Dr Jackie McRae, Associate Professor and Director of Research in the Centre for Allied Health at Kingston and St George's, has been given the Giving Voice award by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) for her work promoting speech and language therapy for Covid-19 patients, and the Spinal Research Institute's Spinal Cord Injury Research Writing prize for her article on work to overcome swallowing and communication issues in spinal cord injury patients.


Kingston University graduate and diversity and inclusion champion Pamela Hutchinson reflects on the importance of her legacy after being recognised in New Year's Honours

Posted Thursday 13 January 2022

Kingston University graduate and diversity and inclusion champion Pamela Hutchinson reflects on the importance of her legacy after being recognised in New Year's Honours

A diversity and inclusion champion in the world of finance and a well-known Hollywood film director are among a group of celebrated individuals from the Kingston University community who were recognised in the New Year's Honours.


Study looking at improving end-of-life care for people with learning disabilities to be led by Kingston University and St George's, University of London

Posted Thursday 13 January 2022

Study looking at improving end-of-life care for people with learning disabilities to be led by Kingston University and St George's, University of London

A new two-year study aimed at improving end-of-life care planning for people with learning disabilities will be led by Kingston University and St George's, University of London after receiving funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).


Kingston University student Niloufar Ebrahim remembered in launch of scholarship commemorating second anniversary of downing of Ukraine International Airlines flight 752

Posted Monday 10 January 2022

Kingston University student Niloufar Ebrahim remembered in launch of scholarship commemorating second anniversary of downing of Ukraine International Airlines flight 752

A new scholarship has been set up in memory of Kingston University postgraduate student Niloufar Ebrahim, one of 176 passengers and crew who lost their lives when a Ukraine International Airlines flight was shot down in Iran two years ago.


Ethnically diverse communities more reluctant to engage in Covid-19 testing due to feelings of alienation, according to Kingston University study

Posted Tuesday 4 January 2022

Ethnically diverse communities more reluctant to engage in Covid-19 testing due to feelings of alienation, according to Kingston University study

A Kingston University study has found people from Black and Asian backgrounds more reluctant to engage in Covid-19 testing due to feelings of alienation and lack of trust in government and healthcare agencies.

December 2021

Kingston University shortlisted for widening participation and employer partnership accolades at National Undergraduate Employability awards

Posted Thursday 23 December 2021

Kingston University shortlisted for widening participation and employer partnership accolades at National Undergraduate Employability awards

Kingston University has been shortlisted in two categories at the annual National Undergraduate Employability (NUE) Awards – recognising its work to set students up for success once they graduate.


Big Read author Okechukwu Nzelu: '‘Sharing my book with Kingston University students has been such a gift"

Posted Wednesday 22 December 2021

Big Read author Okechukwu Nzelu: '‘Sharing my book with Kingston University students has been such a gift"

Kingston University students, staff and alumni have had a chance to meet meet acclaimed writer Okechukwu Nzelu at a special Big Read talk and book-signing event.

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