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July 2018

Healthcare experts from Kingston University and St George's, University of London reflect on the challenges facing the NHS at 70

Posted Thursday 5 July 2018

Healthcare experts from Kingston University and St George's, University of London reflect on the challenges facing the NHS at 70

Mortality rates among people with learning disabilities should be a wake-up call for all health professionals, according to a leading nursing expert from Kingston University and St George's, University of London. Daniel Marsden, senior lecturer in learning disability nursing, said addressing these kind of health inequalities was one of the key challenges facing the NHS as it turned 70.


Kingston School of Art designer wins Penguin Random House Student Design Award for minimalist Animal Farm book cover inspired by childhood song

Posted Tuesday 3 July 2018

Kingston School of Art designer wins Penguin Random House Student Design Award for minimalist Animal Farm book cover inspired by childhood song

A song that teaches children how to draw animals has proved to be the inspiration behind a Kingston School of Art designer's winning entry in the prestigious Penguin Random House Student Design Award. Raemarie Lee, who is studying MA Communication Design: Graphic Design, has won the publishing giant's adult fiction cover award for her bold interpretation of George Orwell's classic satirical novel Animal Farm.

June 2018

Second World War-era wristwatches could pose cancer risk due to radon exposure, according to new study by experts from Kingston University and University of Northampton

Posted Friday 15 June 2018

 Second World War-era wristwatches could pose cancer risk due to radon exposure, according to new study by experts from Kingston University and University of Northampton

Wristwatches passed down by Second World War soldiers to their families could emit potentially dangerous levels of radiation, new research by experts from Kingston University and the University of Northampton has found. Collectors and descendants of ex-servicemen could be at risk of radon exposure  – a leading cause of lung cancer deaths – from the antique timepieces, according to the study.


Kingston University welcomes local community on to campus for its annual Civic Reception showcasing the work of staff and students

Posted Thursday 14 June 2018

Kingston University welcomes local community on to campus for its annual Civic Reception showcasing the work of staff and students

The University's role at the heart of the community was highlighted this week as it opened its doors for its annual Civic Reception, illustrating the diversity and breadth of the work of staff and students.


Making maths fun: Estimation games to help nurseries and parents improve pre-schoolers' skills created by Kingston University expert

Posted Wednesday 13 June 2018

Making maths fun: Estimation games to help nurseries and parents improve pre-schoolers' skills created by Kingston University expert

A series of number games proven to boost pre-school children's confidence and ability in maths in just five weeks has been produced for nurseries and parents by a leading child psychologist from Kingston University.


Rose Theatre plays host to festival celebrating Kingston University's drama, dance, film and music emerging talent

Posted Monday 11 June 2018

Rose Theatre plays host to festival celebrating Kingston University's drama, dance, film and music emerging talent

Kingston University drama, dance, film and music students wowed audiences as they took over the town's Rose Theatre for a three day festival of performing arts showcasing some of this year's top creative talent.


Times Higher Education ranks Kingston University in top 200 young institutions across the globe

Posted Friday 8 June 2018

Times Higher Education ranks Kingston University in top 200 young institutions across the globe

Kingston University has been named in the world's top 200 young universities in the latest international rankings by sector-leading publication the Times Higher Education (THE).


Kingston School of Art designer Edie Ashley pays tribute to her trailblazing grandmother Laura Ashley in cowgirl and biker themed Graduate Fashion Week collection

Posted Friday 8 June 2018

Kingston School of Art designer Edie Ashley pays tribute to her trailblazing grandmother Laura Ashley in cowgirl and biker themed Graduate Fashion Week collection

Third generation designer Edie Ashley has drawn on the fashion heritage of her family to create a deeply personal Graduate Fashion Week collection that acts as a love letter to her life growing up in rural Wales. Her mixed menswear and womenswear range incorporates two Victorian blouses as a tribute to her grandmother, Welsh fashion legend Laura Ashley, and Lancashire ploughman trousers based on a garment found in her designer father Nick Ashley's archive.

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