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Kingston University research project awarded £1.3million to examine how migrants understand home and engage in processes of home making in UK-Nordic research collaboration

Posted Thursday 9 July 2020

Kingston University research project awarded £1.3million to examine how migrants understand home and engage in processes of home making in UK-Nordic research collaboration

A new project exploring the meanings of home and of home making for migrants forms the basis of an innovative multidisciplinary research project led by academics from Kingston University, VIA University College in Denmark and Lund University in Sweden. Part of the study will see migrants use their smart phones to capture moments in their lives which will form a film shining a light on diaspora communities.


Kingston University's Town House building and Kingston School of Art campus regeneration shortlisted for RIBA London Regional Awards

Posted Tuesday 7 July 2020

Kingston University's Town House building and Kingston School of Art campus regeneration shortlisted for RIBA London Regional Awards

Two Kingston University buildings that have transformed the learning experience for students have been named among the finalists of the Royal Institute of British Architects' annual awards for the London region.


"When a national emergency hits it's the sort of thing that really keeps you awake at night" – leading Kingston University health researcher on coronavirus impact on hospices

Posted Monday 6 July 2020

"When a national emergency hits it's the sort of thing that really keeps you awake at night" – leading Kingston University health researcher on coronavirus impact on hospices

Professor of Health Research at Kingston University and St George's, University of London, Fiona Ross, has played a critical role in ensuring a local charity, Princess Alice Hospice has had the resources, capacity and headroom to continue with its high quality end of life and palliative care during the coronavirus lockdown.

June 2020

Kingston University analytical scientist Dr James Barker presented with exceptional service award from Royal Society of Chemistry

Posted Wednesday 24 June 2020

  Kingston University analytical scientist Dr James Barker presented with exceptional service award from Royal Society of Chemistry

An expert in analytical and forensic science from Kingston University has received the Royal Society of Chemistry's exceptional service award for his outstanding contribution to proactively and inclusively supporting his colleagues and the wider scientific community.


New research by Kingston University into energy use could help UK householders cut bills through sustainable practices

Posted Tuesday 23 June 2020

New research by Kingston University into energy use could help UK householders cut bills through sustainable practices

A real-world research project by Kingston University which set up energy ‘living labs' to challenge the energy consumption practices of householders, is set to influence energy use in communities across the UK and contribute to European policy-making on green issues.


Kingston University students, staff and alumni share their stories and role models on International Women in Engineering Day

Posted Tuesday 23 June 2020

Kingston University students, staff and alumni share their stories and role models on International Women in Engineering Day

On International Women in Engineering Day, students, staff and graduates from Kingston University share their experiences and ambitions, as well as offering tips for young women considering a career in STEM and highlighting those who have inspired them on the way. 


Kingston School of Art designs stencil to help Kingston Council spray important social distancing reminder in borough's parks as lockdown lifts

Posted Thursday 18 June 2020

Kingston School of Art designs stencil to help Kingston Council spray important social distancing reminder in borough's parks as lockdown lifts

Staff from Kingston School of Art are using their creative talents to remind the public of the potentially life-saving social distance rule in Kingston's parks.


Kingston University and Kingston Hospital trust join forces to explore relationship between HPV and upper gastrointestinal cancers

Posted Tuesday 16 June 2020

Kingston University and Kingston Hospital trust join forces to explore relationship between HPV and upper gastrointestinal cancers

Kingston University researchers will investigate the role human papillomavirus (HPV) plays in the development of gastrointestinal cancers through a new project with Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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