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PhD chemistry graduates tie the knot after Kingston University proves the perfect match

Posted Friday 27 May 2022

PhD chemistry graduates tie the knot after Kingston University proves the perfect match

A graduate husband and wife who realised they had a special chemistry after meeting in the first year of their Kingston University PhDs, have marked the completion of their studies crossing the stage to resounding applause in a ceremony at London's Twickenham Stadium. Tomris Coban, 30, and Cameron Robertson, 29, from Surbiton, south west London, met in the early stages of their three-year PhD programmes after being placed in the same research group in the University's Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing.


Blast off for Kingston University Big Read as interstellar coming-of-age novel named as this year's title

Posted Thursday 26 May 2022

Blast off for Kingston University Big Read as interstellar coming-of-age novel named as this year's title

Best-selling author and Kingston University alumnus Phil Stamper is set to thrill students, staff and alumni with his debut novel The Gravity of Us, which has been selected as this year's Big Read.


Former Liberal Democrats leader Sir Vince Cable awarded honorary doctorate from Kingston University

Posted Thursday 26 May 2022

Former Liberal Democrats leader Sir Vince Cable awarded honorary doctorate from Kingston University

Former Liberal Democrats leader Sir Vince Cable has been awarded an honorary degree by Kingston University in recognition of his lifelong achievements in politics and economics. He crossed the stage at Twickenham Stadium in the heart of his former constituency on Tuesday, 24 May in the company of hundreds of Kingston University graduates celebrating their degree successes.


85-year-old Member of House of Lords extols benefits of lifelong learning as he collects PhD from Kingston University

Posted Tuesday 24 May 2022

85-year-old Member of House of Lords extols benefits of lifelong learning as he collects PhD from Kingston University

An 85-year-old Member of the House of Lords has collected a PhD from London's Kingston University, proudly declaring that no one is ever too old to keep learning.


Kingston School of Art lecturer on mission to save thousands of discarded archaeological artefacts from landfill

Posted Monday 23 May 2022

Kingston School of Art lecturer on mission to save thousands of discarded archaeological artefacts from landfill

A rare 18th century anti-slavery tobacco pipe, a 400-year-old Chinese ‘white gold' bowl and Stone Age tools are some of the fascinating archaeological finds that a Kingston University lecturer has saved from the rubbish tip.


Kingston School of Art partners with international manufacturer Spin Master to launch first toy invention programme at United Kingdom university

Posted Wednesday 18 May 2022

Kingston School of Art partners with international manufacturer Spin Master to launch first toy invention programme at United Kingdom university

Kingston School of Art is set to launch the first toy invention programme hosted at a United Kingdom university in partnership with international toy manufacturer Spin Master.


Women's Engineering Society president Dawn Childs awarded honorary degree by Kingston University for work encouraging more females to enter profession

Posted Tuesday 17 May 2022

Women's Engineering Society president Dawn Childs awarded honorary degree by Kingston University for work encouraging more females to enter profession

A leading advocate for engineering, well known for championing the need for more women and girls to enter the profession, has received an honorary degree from Kingston University. Chief Executive Officer of Operations for Pure Data Centre Group and president of the Women's Engineering Society Dawn Childs was named an Honorary Doctor of Science during a graduation ceremony for the University's Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing at Twickenham Stadium.


Bitcoin a safe haven during national economic crises but not Covid-19 pandemic, Kingston University research finds

Posted Monday 16 May 2022

Bitcoin a safe haven during national economic crises but not Covid-19 pandemic, Kingston University research finds

Research by a Kingston University economist provides fresh evidence for Bitcoin being a safe haven for finance during a nation's economic crisis. The cryptocurrency proves volatile during a global crisis, however, as seen during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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