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December 2023

New Women in STEM hub fosters interdisciplinary research culture at Kingston University

Posted Thursday 14 December 2023

New Women in STEM hub fosters interdisciplinary research culture at Kingston University

Academics from Kingston University have established a new research hub to enhance collaboration and reduce gender disparity in research. The Women in STEM Hub (WISH) was founded at Kingston University by two female academics looking to enhance opportunities for women and underrepresented researchers to lead and collaborate on interdisciplinary projects. WISH also provides workshops for staff and postgraduate researchers led by external academics and professionals.


Kingston University wins Green Gown Award recognising commitment to sustainability

Posted Friday 8 December 2023

Kingston University wins Green Gown Award recognising commitment to sustainability

?Kingston University's commitment to sustainability, both as an institution and through the development of student-led projects, has been recognised in the annual UK and Ireland Green Gown Awards, run in association with UKRI.


Kingston University renews calls for urgent action to prepare students for workplace increasingly dominated by AI as it unveils latest Future Skills report

Posted Wednesday 6 December 2023

Kingston University renews calls for urgent action to prepare students for workplace increasingly dominated by AI as it unveils latest Future Skills report

Kingston University has released its latest Future Skills report at a parliamentary reception, where it called for more to be done to better prepare graduates for career success in a digital-first world.

November 2023

Kingston University makes major contribution to NHS England report investigating avoidable deaths of people with learning disabilities

Posted Thursday 30 November 2023

Kingston University makes major contribution to NHS England report investigating avoidable deaths of people with learning disabilities

Academics at Kingston University have played a vital role in the production of an annual report by NHS England examining avoidable deaths of people with learning disabilities. The Learning Disability Mortality Review (LeDeR) seeks to investigate and learn from the avoidable deaths of people with a learning disability in England, presenting a review of data concerning 3,648 people with a learning disability who died in 2022.


Climate stripes form centrepiece of new installation at Kingston University's Town House to mark COP28 climate change conference

Posted Thursday 30 November 2023

Climate stripes form centrepiece of new installation at Kingston University's Town House to mark COP28 climate change conference

Over 28 steps, each stripe represents the average temperature for a single year, relative to the average temperature over the period as a whole, with 172 years-worth of data on display.


Pioneering doctoral training partnership involving Kingston University unveiled by the Economic and Social Care Research Council

Posted Thursday 23 November 2023

Pioneering doctoral training partnership involving Kingston University unveiled by the Economic and Social Care Research Council

Kingston University has been announced as part of a pioneering doctoral training partnership, after being selected by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). The partnership will focus on the training of five cohorts of postgraduate researchers in challenge-led themes that reflect some of the most pressing social science concerns in the future, including developing healthy and thriving communities.


Government minister Michelle Donelan visits AI powered sustainable fashion brand partnered with Kingston University

Posted Wednesday 22 November 2023

Government minister Michelle Donelan visits AI powered sustainable fashion brand partnered with Kingston University

A sustainable fashion brand which Kingston University helped secure funding was recently visited by Secretary of State for Science, innovation, and Technology, Michelle Donelan MP. KAPDAA is a Kingston based, multi-award-winning sustainable fashion brand that creates a variety of items ranging from bags, scarves and books to yoga mats, hairbands and more.


Kingston University collaborates with UK neobank Science Card to drive breakthrough in cervical cancer treatment

Posted Tuesday 21 November 2023

Kingston University collaborates with UK neobank Science Card to drive breakthrough in cervical cancer treatment

Kingston University has launched a new collaboration with Science Card, Britain's first e-money current account app dedicated to accelerating science and innovation, to fund research exploring the potential of fig latex to combat cervical cancer.

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