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Kingston University retail expert on high street reopening as Covid-19 restrictions begin to ease

Posted Friday 16 April 2021

Kingston University retail expert on high street reopening as Covid-19 restrictions begin to ease

As the United Kingdom continues its gradual unlocking of society with the reopening of non-essential retail, business and consumer expert at Kingston University Dr Patricia Harris looks at how the latest lifting of Covid-19 restrictions will affect the high street and the shops that have been closed since the turn of the year.


Kingston School of Art pays tribute to senior technician Elaine Wilson

Posted Thursday 15 April 2021

Kingston School of Art pays tribute to senior technician Elaine Wilson

Staff and students at Kingston School of Art have been paying tribute and remembering the enormous contributions of senior technician Elaine Wilson, who passed away recently. 

Recto/Verso, 2014, Elaine Wilson...


Exercise recommendations for people with chronic pain welcomed by rehabilitation science expert at Kingston University and St George's, University of London

Posted Thursday 8 April 2021

Exercise recommendations for people with chronic pain welcomed by rehabilitation science expert at Kingston University and St George's, University of London

The announcement by medicines watchdog the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) that exercise should be recommended to people suffering from chronic pain, rather than prescribed painkillers, has been welcomed by rehabilitation science expert at Kingston University and St George's, University of London Professor Mike Hurley. 


Kingston University nursing experts encourage British public to take up the Covid-19 vaccine

Posted Wednesday 7 April 2021

Kingston University nursing experts encourage British public to take up the Covid-19 vaccine

Academics from Kingston University's School of Nursing have encouraged the public to get vaccinated against Covid-19 when they are offered their jab, in a bid to protect the most vulnerable in society, healthcare workers, and the wider community.

The simulated skills team at the University have all had their first dose of the vaccine and are among the 31.7 million to receive it in the United Kingdom so far.  With the next phase of lockdown easing set to take place next week and the rollout of the Moderna vaccine (the third to be administered in the UK), the nursing experts are urging those yet to be vaccinated to ensure they take it up when they receive the call....


Stress Awareness Month: Kingston University mental health nursing expert on how to recognise stress and manage it effectively

Posted Tuesday 6 April 2021

Stress Awareness Month: Kingston University mental health nursing expert on how to recognise stress and manage it effectively

As part of Stress Awareness Month this April, mental health nursing lecturer at Kingston University Martyn Keen looks at stress, why it is important to recognise it and talk about it, and how it can be managed effectively.


Kingston University students reach Chartered Institute of Marketing competition final with innovative idea to promote Samsung's new mobile phone to Generation Z

Posted Tuesday 6 April 2021

Kingston University students reach Chartered Institute of Marketing competition final with innovative idea to promote Samsung's new mobile phone to Generation Z

Three Kingston University marketing students made it to the final of a prestigious national competition with their original idea to make a new mobile phone appeal to Generation Z through an incentivised online learning platform. 

They were one of only nine teams selected from universities around the country to be shortlisted for the final of the Chartered Institute of Marketing's The Pitch competition.  ...


Kingston University's first Woman in STEM award winner outlines importance of challenging gender perceptions from early age and opening up world of science to children

Posted Tuesday 30 March 2021

Kingston University's first Woman in STEM award winner outlines importance of challenging gender perceptions from early age and opening up world of science to children

A forensic scientist with a passion for outreach spoke of how helping young people shape their direction in life was what made her job so rewarding after being named the inaugural winner of Kingston University's Woman in STEM award.

STEM outreach officer Chère Reade-Edwards was nominated by colleagues for her talent for inspiring young people, enthusiasm for the role and always going the extra mile. The annual accolade, run by the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing, recognises a woman academic or professional staff member whose outstanding work has been making a real difference in the field....


Women's History Month: Former Bupa CEO and Kingston University graduate Val Gooding CBE reflects on career barriers and offers advice to budding business women

Posted Monday 29 March 2021

Women's History Month: Former Bupa CEO and Kingston University graduate Val Gooding CBE reflects on career barriers and offers advice to budding business women

A British business leader who spent 12 years as chief executive of private healthcare firm Bupa and had a 20-year career with British Airways has shared advice with female business students, as well as recalling some of the barriers she faced and the role models who inspired her.

Val Gooding CBE, who studied a postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies at Kingston University - then Kingston Polytechnic - graduating in 1981, is currently the Senior Independent Director on the Board of Vodafone plc, having served as a non-executive director of Compass, BAA, J Sainsbury, Standard Chartered plc, and Tui, as well as being Chairman of Premier Farnell plc and Aviva UK....

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