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Kingston University celebrates construction milestone of its flagship Town House building

Posted Tuesday 16 October 2018

Kingston University celebrates construction milestone of its flagship Town House building

Kingston dignitaries, including the Leader of the Council Liz Green and Kingston Mayor Thay Thayalan, have joined with more than 100 other town stakeholders, borough councillors, residents, staff and students at an event to mark one year to go before Kingston University opens its landmark Town House building.


Kingston University graduate wins competition to design Instagram logo for Iris Murdoch Society

Posted Wednesday 10 October 2018

Kingston University graduate wins competition to design Instagram logo for Iris Murdoch Society

A design by a Kingston University graduate has been chosen as the logo for the official Iris Murdoch Society Instagram page. The monochrome design by Antonios Marinis was selected from entries as part of a competition run by Kingston University, which owns the Iris Murdoch Archive, and the University of Chichester, where the Iris Murdoch Society is based.


Pets help retired owners fall asleep more easily and feel better about their neighbourhood, research from Kingston University and St George's, University of London reveals

Posted Tuesday 9 October 2018

Pets help retired owners fall asleep more easily and feel better about their neighbourhood, research from Kingston University and St George's, University of London reveals

Older people who own pets fall asleep more easily and feel consistently more positive about their local environment than those who don't have animals, according to research from Kingston University and St George's, University of London. Health and wellbeing expert Gill Mein and statistician Robert Grant from the department of rehabilitation sciences also found older pet owners take considerably more mild and moderate exercise than those without pets.

September 2018

Leading fashion retailer White Stuff collaborates with Kingston School of Art students as part of its Nurturing Talent initiative

Posted Wednesday 19 September 2018

Leading fashion retailer White Stuff collaborates with Kingston School of Art students as part of its Nurturing Talent initiative

A range of T-shirts inspired by the great outdoors has been designed by creative Kingston School of Art students. The exclusive collection is flying off the shelves at White Stuff stores across the United Kingdom, as the result of a project launched by the leading lifestyle brand to support emerging designers.


Kingston University experts to explore how 5G technology could provide farmers with eye in the sky over their fields as part of £2.1m Government-funded 5GRIT project

Posted Wednesday 12 September 2018

Kingston University experts to explore how 5G technology could provide farmers with eye in the sky over their fields as part of £2.1m Government-funded 5GRIT project

New research into how cutting-edge 5G technology could pave the way for a new era of ‘smart' farming that would allow intelligent drones to monitor crops and livestock is being carried out by Kingston University experts.


Kingston University academics appointed to UK Research and Innovation's Future Leaders Peer Review College to help identify top emerging talent

Posted Thursday 6 September 2018

Kingston University academics appointed to UK Research and Innovation's Future Leaders Peer Review College to help identify top emerging talent

Eight Kingston University academics have been selected to play a key role in helping identify the country's brightest emerging research talent as part of a new fellowship set up by national funding agency UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).


Film showcasing Kingston University's sector-leading work raising educational aspirations unveiled at Universities UK annual conference

Posted Wednesday 5 September 2018

Film showcasing Kingston University's sector-leading work raising educational aspirations unveiled at Universities UK annual conference

Kingston University's innovative work raising the aspirations of young people from a range of backgrounds and inspiring them to consider moving on to higher education has been showcased in a short film unveiled at Universities UK's annual conference. The film forms part of ‘Universities: Improving Futures' – a series of short films made by ITN Productions exploring the impact higher education institutions have on economic growth, prosperity and social mobility in the United Kingdom.Kingston University's film focuses on its work with more than 300 schools and colleges across Greater London and the South East, delivering science, technology, engineering and maths outreach programmes designed to ignite pupils' passion for STEM subjects and encourage them to see university as a way to enhance their career prospects.

August 2018

Kingston School of Art Professor Mike Nelson wins Royal Academy of Arts' prestigious Wollaston Award

Posted Friday 31 August 2018

Kingston School of Art Professor Mike Nelson wins Royal Academy of Arts' prestigious Wollaston Award

A Kingston School of Art professor has won the Royal Academy of Arts' prestigious £25,000 Charles Wollaston Award for a rubble-filled sleeping bag that was placed on the eminent art institution's main staircase. One of the most significant prizes for art in the United Kingdom, the award is presented to the most distinguished work in the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition.

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