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Kingston University politics expert says Labour splitters have made Brexit even more complicated – and weakened prospect of what they want to achieve

Posted Monday 18 February 2019

Kingston University politics expert says Labour splitters have made Brexit even more complicated – and weakened prospect of what they want to achieve

Seven Labour MPs have resigned over Jeremy Corbyn's approach to Brexit and concerns around anti-semitism but does this help or hinder their hopes of securing a second referendum? Dr Robin Pettit, senior lecturer in comparative politics at Kingston University in London, examines the decision of MPs Chuka Umunna, Luciana Berger, Angela Smith, Ann Coffey, Chris Leslie, Mike Gapes and Gavin Shuker to quit the party and whether this could spark a radical change in British politics.


New parliamentary report could help tackle national childhood obesity crisis, Kingston University expert says

Posted Monday 18 February 2019

New parliamentary report could help tackle national childhood obesity crisis, Kingston University expert says

A new government report could be a long-awaited step in helping to tackle the national childhood obesity crisis, according to a Kingston University expert.


New physician associates an asset to hospital medical and surgical teams, study from Kingston University and St George's, University of London finds

Posted Wednesday 13 February 2019

New physician associates an asset to hospital medical and surgical teams, study from Kingston University and St George's, University of London finds

A first study into the impact of a new type of health worker in NHS hospitals, physician associates, has found they benefit medical and surgical teams and their patients, according to research by Kingston University and St George's, University of London.


Kingston University to host seminar to inform future teachers about the needs of Forces children

Posted Monday 11 February 2019

Kingston University to host seminar to inform future teachers about the needs of Forces children

A seminar focusing on the needs of Armed Forces children and how they are supported at school is being hosted by Kingston University and Reading Force.


Metro Bank mogul Vernon Hill calls for companies to create fans rather than customers at Kingston University Strategy into Practice lecture

Posted Tuesday 5 February 2019

Metro Bank mogul Vernon Hill calls for companies to create fans rather than customers at Kingston University Strategy into Practice lecture

This year's series of Kingston University industry-respected Strategy into Practice seminars has launched with American entrepreneur and chairman of Metro Bank Vernon Hill speaking to a packed lecture theatre at Kingston Business School.

January 2019

Universities Minister Chris Skidmore hails Kingston University for its work promoting diversity and increasing access to higher education

Posted Thursday 31 January 2019

Universities Minister Chris Skidmore hails Kingston University for its work promoting diversity and increasing access to higher education

The Government's new Universities Minister has commended Kingston University for its sector-leading work on social mobility, diversity and reducing the BME attainment gap. During a visit to the University's Penrhyn Road campus, Chris Skidmore MP was given a tour of facilities, including its dedicated STEM outreach centre, which hosts primary and secondary pupils for specially tailored sessions.


Kingston University's School of Computer Science and Mathematics secures Athena SWAN bronze award from Equality Challenge Unit

Posted Tuesday 29 January 2019

Kingston University's School of Computer Science and Mathematics secures Athena SWAN bronze award from Equality Challenge Unit

The School of Computer Science and Mathematics at Kingston University has been recognised for its commitment to gender equality and inclusivity with an Athena SWAN bronze department award.


Former Kingston Council chief executive Bruce McDonald, who brought Rose Theatre and Olympic cycling to borough, receives honorary degree

Posted Monday 21 January 2019

Former Kingston Council chief executive Bruce McDonald, who brought Rose Theatre and Olympic cycling to borough, receives honorary degree

The former chief executive of Kingston Council who was instrumental in bringing Olympic cycling to the borough and transforming the town's cultural and night life with the creation of the Rose Theatre has been awarded an honorary doctorate by Kingston University.

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