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March 2018

Stephen Lawrence case: Kingston University Professor Brian Cathcart examines significance of Daily Mail coverage ahead of 25th anniversary of teenager's murder

Posted Thursday 15 March 2018

Stephen Lawrence case: Kingston University Professor Brian Cathcart examines significance of Daily Mail coverage ahead of 25th anniversary of teenager's murder

A Kingston University journalism expert has analysed the impact of the Daily Mail's coverage of the Stephen Lawrence case during a public lecture ahead of the 25th anniversary of the 18 year old's murder next month.


Esteemed music producer Tony Visconti shares tips on working with artists including David Bowie and Marc Bolan during Kingston University masterclass

Posted Wednesday 14 March 2018

Esteemed music producer Tony Visconti shares tips on working with artists including David Bowie and Marc Bolan during Kingston University masterclass

World-renowned producer and David Bowie collaborator Tony Visconti has treated Kingston University music students to a masterclass in production at its acclaimed analogue recording facility, the Visconti Studio. Drawing on his 50 years' experience in the music industry working alongside global superstars such as Thin Lizzy, Morrissey and Damon Albarn, the American producer, who is a visiting professor at the University, revealed the methods he used to get the best out of his artists.


Kingston School of Art student showcases her fine art talent to the nation in Sky television's Portrait Artist of the Year competition

Posted Tuesday 13 March 2018

Kingston School of Art student showcases her fine art talent to the nation in Sky television's Portrait Artist of the Year competition

Kingston School of Art student Georgia Palomba only just made the deadline for entries in the Portrait Artist of the Year competition – with a little encouragement from her mother, she finished her entry the night before. The finished piece – her first ever self-portrait – earned her a place on the fifth show of the television series.


Six leading female authors in the running for this year's Kingston University Big Read as shortlisted titles announced

Posted Friday 9 March 2018

Six leading female authors in the running for this year's Kingston University Big Read as shortlisted titles announced

Kingston University's award-winning Big Read project is returning for a fourth time – with six books by leading female authors in the running to be this year's chosen title.


Pioneering Kingston Business School graduate Sima Kamil recognised as influential leader by global business education network AACSB

Posted Monday 5 March 2018

Pioneering Kingston Business School graduate Sima Kamil recognised as influential leader by global business education network AACSB

Kingston Business School alumna Sima Kamil has been recognised as a 2018 Influential Leader by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

February 2018

Leading stroke rehabilitation researcher at Kingston University and St George's, University of London receives MBE at Buckingham Palace

Posted Tuesday 20 February 2018

Leading stroke rehabilitation researcher at Kingston University and St George's, University of London receives MBE at Buckingham Palace

A Kingston University academic who has dedicated her career to supporting stroke survivors has been honoured for her achievements at an investiture award ceremony at Buckingham Palace.


Kingston School of Art fashion graduate Kate Clark's collection goes on show in New York as part of Graduate Fashion Week spectacular

Posted Thursday 15 February 2018

Kingston School of Art fashion graduate Kate Clark's collection goes on show in New York as part of Graduate Fashion Week spectacular

Graduate Fashion Week took a trip to the United States last month to highlight 27 years' work with fashion's next generation with Kingston School of Art BA(Hons) Fashion graduate Kate Clark's collection whisked off to New York for the occasion.


Enterprising Kingston University students impress judges with creative business concepts at annual Bright Ideas final

Posted Wednesday 14 February 2018

Enterprising Kingston University students impress judges with creative business concepts at annual Bright Ideas final

A wireless button to pause Netflix that can be stuck to any surface and a Back to the Future-style magnetic gadget that automatically fastens shoelaces were among the winning entries in this year's Bright Ideas final a Dragons' Den-style competition hosted each year by Kingston University's Enterprise Education team.

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