Posted Tuesday 30 March 2021
A forensic scientist with a passion for outreach spoke of how helping young people shape their direction in life was what made her job so rewarding after being named the inaugural winner of Kingston University's Woman in STEM award.
Posted Monday 29 March 2021
A British business leader who spent 12 years as chief executive of private healthcare firm Bupa and had a 20-year career with British Airways has shared advice with female business students, as well as recalling some of the barriers she faced and the role models who inspired her.
Posted Friday 26 March 2021
Health and social care expert at Kingston University and St George's, University of London Professor Fiona Ross CBE has been appointed Emeritus Professor in the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education after giving more than 30 years' service.
Posted Friday 26 March 2021
Women working in senior academic roles across Kingston University have shared details of their research and how it has been making a difference as part of the University's Women's History Month and International Women's Day celebrations. Alongside this, the academics discussed the importance of work to ensure more women professors and associate professors are supported through their careers, as well as offering advice for female students and early career researchers working towards promotion.
Posted Wednesday 24 March 2021
Kingston School of Art's Curating Contemporary Design MA, taught in partnership with London's Design Museum, has produced a notable cohort of alumni who have taken up prestigious roles in museums, galleries, universities and cultural organizations around the world.
Posted Tuesday 23 March 2021
As part of the University's International Women's Day and Women's History Month celebrations, Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor for Education Professor Sue Reece shares her admiration for the work of author Caroline Criado Perez and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, and explains how both have highlighted in different ways the importance of ensuring leaderships teams include women who are listened to and respected.
Posted Friday 19 March 2021
As part of Kingston University's Women's History Month celebrations, Head of the School of Performing Arts and associate professor of music Dr Helen Minors reflects on the work and influence of composer, pianist and conductor Ruth Gipps - who worked at Kingston Polytechnic in the years before it became Kingston University - in what is the centenary year of Gipps' birth.
Posted Wednesday 17 March 2021
Students and staff from Kingston School of Art have been paying tribute to their internationally revered Head of Architecture and Landscape, Mary Vaughan Johnson, who passed away suddenly earlier this month. Messages of sympathy have flowed into Kingston University honouring Mary, with students, colleagues and industry experts alike describing her as warm, generous, empathetic and inclusive, as well as a brilliant academic and mentor.