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Kingston University's pioneering and innovative academic expertise to be celebrated during annual Festival of Research

Posted Wednesday 15 June 2022

Kingston University's pioneering and innovative academic expertise to be celebrated during annual Festival of Research

The breadth and impact of research carried out across Kingston University and the contribution it makes to society will be celebrated during the institution's annual Festival of Research later this month.


Leading role of nurses in tackling Covid-19 has contributed to increased interest in profession, Kingston University School of Nursing experts say after record surge in national applications

Posted Thursday 20 January 2022

Leading role of nurses in tackling Covid-19 has contributed to increased interest in profession, Kingston University School of Nursing experts say after record surge in national applications

The portrayal of nurses during the Covid-19 pandemic has changed the perception of the profession and contributed to an increase in the number of people wanting to pursue a nursing career, according to experts from Kingston University's School of Nursing. A report released this week by UCAS and Health Education England revealed almost 29,000 students nationally made nursing their first choice when applying to university in 2021 – an increase of more than 28 per cent from the year before the pandemic in 2019. Welcoming the record surge in interest, Head of the School of Nursing Dr Julia Gale and Deputy Head of School Karen Elcock attributed it to an increased awareness of the nursing profession as a result of widespread media coverage during the pandemic.


Ethnically diverse communities more reluctant to engage in Covid-19 testing due to feelings of alienation, according to Kingston University study

Posted Tuesday 4 January 2022

Ethnically diverse communities more reluctant to engage in Covid-19 testing due to feelings of alienation, according to Kingston University study

A Kingston University study has found people from Black and Asian backgrounds more reluctant to engage in Covid-19 testing due to feelings of alienation and lack of trust in government and healthcare agencies.


Living through two pandemics: Kingston University research into experiences of HIV-positive people during Covid-19

Posted Tuesday 28 September 2021

Living through two pandemics: Kingston University research into experiences of HIV-positive people during Covid-19

The global response to two major health crises in recent history – the HIV pandemic and Covid-19 – and the experiences of people who lived through them, is being explored through new research by a Kingston University sociologist.


Kingston University politics expert examines the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the US elections

Posted Thursday 22 July 2021

Kingston University politics expert examines the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the US elections

The Covid-19 pandemic set the scene for a unique electoral cycle in the USA, says senior lecturer in politics Dr Peter Finn. Here he reflects on the historical events of 2020.


Covid-19 anxiety syndrome still causing one in five to struggle with return to normal living, new survey involving Kingston University expert finds

Posted Tuesday 6 July 2021

Covid-19 anxiety syndrome still causing one in five to struggle with return to normal living, new survey involving Kingston University expert finds

A new survey by Kingston University in collaboration with London South Bank University (LSBU) has found that Covid-19 Anxiety Syndrome is still causing many people to struggle with reintegration into daily life.


Kingston University psychologists investigate impact of Covid-19 pandemic on mental health of young people with behavioural issues

Posted Monday 21 June 2021

Kingston University psychologists investigate impact of Covid-19 pandemic on mental health of young people with behavioural issues

Psychologists at Kingston University are exploring how the pandemic has affected the mental health of young people with behavioural issues and their families – and how it could be mitigated.


Covid-19 anxiety syndrome may prevent people from returning to normal living after pandemic, new research involving Kingston University expert finds

Posted Wednesday 5 May 2021

Covid-19 anxiety syndrome may prevent people from returning to normal living after pandemic, new research involving Kingston University expert finds

‘Covid-19 anxiety syndrome' may cause a significant number of people to struggle with a return to normal daily life in the UK after the pandemic, new research by Kingston University and London South Bank University has revealed.

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