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Kingston University's Town House building and Kingston School of Art campus regeneration shortlisted for RIBA London Regional Awards

Posted Tuesday 7 July 2020

Kingston University's Town House building and Kingston School of Art campus regeneration shortlisted for RIBA London Regional Awards

Two Kingston University buildings that have transformed the learning experience for students have been named among the finalists of the Royal Institute of British Architects' annual awards for the London region.

The flagship Town House project and the regeneration of Kingston School of Art's Mill Street Building are among 18 schemes shortlisted by RIBA in the West London category of its London regional awards, which celebrate the best new architecture across the capital....


"When a national emergency hits it's the sort of thing that really keeps you awake at night" – leading Kingston University health researcher on coronavirus impact on hospices

Posted Monday 6 July 2020

"When a national emergency hits it's the sort of thing that really keeps you awake at night" – leading Kingston University health researcher on coronavirus impact on hospices

Professor of Health Research at Kingston University and St George's, University of London, Fiona Ross, has played a critical role in ensuring a local charity, Princess Alice Hospice has had the resources, capacity and headroom to continue with its high quality end of life and palliative care during the coronavirus lockdown.

Professor of Health Research at Kingston University and St George's, University of London Fiona Ross....


Kingston University analytical scientist Dr James Barker presented with exceptional service award from Royal Society of Chemistry

Posted Wednesday 24 June 2020

  Kingston University analytical scientist Dr James Barker presented with exceptional service award from Royal Society of Chemistry

An expert in analytical and forensic science from Kingston University has received the Royal Society of Chemistry's exceptional service award for his outstanding contribution to proactively and inclusively supporting his colleagues and the wider scientific community.

Dr James Barker, from the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing, has been involved with the Royal Society of Chemistry for more than 20 years, and is currently vice chair of its registration committee, assessor of science teaching and in-house training schemes, and an analytical chemistry branch assessor....


New research by Kingston University into energy use could help UK householders cut bills through sustainable practices

Posted Tuesday 23 June 2020

New research by Kingston University into energy use could help UK householders cut bills through sustainable practices

A real-world research project by Kingston University which set up energy ‘living labs' to challenge the energy consumption practices of householders, is set to influence energy use in communities across the UK and contribute to European policy-making on green issues.

The three-year ENERGISE project was formed to achieve greater scientific understanding of the social and cultural influences on energy consumption. Partner institutions from ten countries across Europe explored not just how much energy people use, but also the factors influencing usage - such as societal norms, culture, gender and socio-economic factors, and what affects consumers' willingness to change their patterns....


Kingston University students, staff and alumni share their stories and role models on International Women in Engineering Day

Posted Tuesday 23 June 2020

Kingston University students, staff and alumni share their stories and role models on International Women in Engineering Day

On International Women in Engineering Day, students, staff and graduates from Kingston University share their experiences and ambitions, as well as offering tips for young women considering a career in STEM and highlighting those who have inspired them on the way. 

Now in its seventh year, the international awareness campaign aims to raises the profile of women in engineering and focus attention on the wide range of career opportunities available to women in the industry....


Kingston School of Art designs stencil to help Kingston Council spray important social distancing reminder in borough's parks as lockdown lifts

Posted Thursday 18 June 2020

Kingston School of Art designs stencil to help Kingston Council spray important social distancing reminder in borough's parks as lockdown lifts

Staff from Kingston School of Art are using their creative talents to remind the public of the potentially life-saving social distance rule in Kingston's parks.

Digital media technicians Pablo Grattoni and Sebastian Oglecki designed a 2 metre public safety stencil for Kingston Council, which depicts two people standing apart. This visual prompt serves to reinforce the government's public health message and will be seen by pedestrians, runners and cyclists as they pass through Kingston's green spaces.  ...


Kingston University and Kingston Hospital trust join forces to explore relationship between HPV and upper gastrointestinal cancers

Posted Tuesday 16 June 2020

Kingston University and Kingston Hospital trust join forces to explore relationship between HPV and upper gastrointestinal cancers

Kingston University researchers will investigate the role human papillomavirus (HPV) plays in the development of gastrointestinal cancers through a new project with Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

The new PhD studentship will explore the relationship between HPV - one of a group of viruses affecting the body's moist membranes - and the formation of oesophageal and gastric tumours, which are major health problems worldwide. It is hoped that this research will provide insight into the causes and potential treatment of these increasingly common cancers through early screening and vaccination...


Kingston University nursing students learn drama techniques to help cope with working on coronavirus frontline

Posted Tuesday 16 June 2020

Kingston University nursing students learn drama techniques to help cope with working on coronavirus frontline

A set of drama-based resources to help Kingston University nursing students working during the Covid-19 pandemic have been put together through a collaboration with world-leading performing arts school Guildhall School of Music & Drama.


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