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Bright Ideas moves online as Kingston University students pitch their pioneering ideas to solve real-life issues

Posted Tuesday 23 February 2021

Bright Ideas moves online as Kingston University students pitch their pioneering ideas to solve real-life issues

Bright Ideas, Kingston University's annual enterprise competition, saw almost 700 entrepreneurial students pitch their innovative ideas at the first ever virtual Grand Final.  Many students harnessed inspiration from the global pandemic as they came up with solutions to help those whose lives have been affected by the virus.

Each year, students aim to win up to £1,000 by pitching ideas that solve real-life issues to a judging panel of renowned l entrepreneurs and notable University alumni. This year the University invited back some of its most successful business alumni in judging the competition. They included Marit Mohn, Chair of The Mohn Westlake Foundation, Albert Roberson, Equal Opportunity & Diversity Officer at Chapman University, and Paule Carine Dao, Digital Project Manager, Bright/Shift and Founder, Daolondon, who was also one of the winners in the competition last year....


LGBT+ History Month: It's not a sin, but it's still a crime

Posted Monday 22 February 2021

LGBT+ History Month: It's not a sin, but it's still a crime

Dr Max Morris is a lecturer in criminology at Kingston University. For LGBT+ History Month, Dr Morris reflects on media representations of and research about HIV. They gave a guest talk for students and staff hosted by the Union of Kingston Students.

Although other HIV positive people have critiqued associations between sex and death, guilt and blame in It's A Sin, I want to provide a partial defence of the screenwriter's intentions. In an interview with the Writers' Guild of Great Britain, Russell T Davies said: "There are characters in it, who are HIV positive, and who carry on having sex. That was the thing that I was determined to write because, frankly, I've seen ten million dramas in which that's the villain. And I don't think that's villainy."...


Major project involving Kingston University reduces inpatient falls in hospitals and saves NHS £13 million

Posted Thursday 18 February 2021

Major project involving Kingston University reduces inpatient falls in hospitals and saves NHS £13 million

A 10-year project to reduce the number of inpatient falls has saved the NHS more than £13 million, thanks to a team of researchers including an academic from Kingston University and St George's, University of London.


LGBT+ History Month: People with learning disabilities still face barriers to expressing sexuality identity

Posted Monday 15 February 2021

LGBT+ History Month: People with learning disabilities still face barriers to expressing sexuality identity

As part of LGBT+ History Month, Dr Mark Brown, senior lecturer in learning disability nursing at Kingston University, explains why people with learning disabilities still face barriers to expressing their sexuality identity and what should be done about it. 


Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year winner and Kingston School of Art graduate Curtis Holder reflects on time at university and shares tips for emerging artists

Posted Thursday 11 February 2021

Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year winner and Kingston School of Art graduate Curtis Holder reflects on time at university and shares tips for emerging artists

Award-winning artist and Kingston School of Art graduate Curtis Holder has spoken of the importance of enjoying the creative journey, as he credited his time at the University with equipping him with the skills to succeed.

In December, Curtis was revealed as the winner of the seventh series of Sky Arts' annual Portrait Artist of the Year competition. More than 1,000 people applied to take part in the show last year and the 52-year-old from South London triumphed over 72 selected artists to reach the final, where he drew a portrait of comedy star Eddie Izzard and another of Curtis' partner Steve with their dog Freddie....


Broadcaster Emily Maitlis reveals how she navigates pressures of social media at Kingston University Big Read author event

Posted Wednesday 10 February 2021

Broadcaster Emily Maitlis reveals how she navigates pressures of social media at Kingston University Big Read author event

Award-winning broadcast journalist and BBC Newsnight presenter Emily Maitlis has entralled students, staff, and alumni during a virtual author talk as part of Kingston University's Big Read initiative.


Kingston University goes BIG with its support for local business through partnership with South London boroughs and universities

Posted Tuesday 2 February 2021

Kingston University goes BIG with its support for local business through partnership with South London boroughs and universities

Kingston University is set to share the talents and expertise of its staff and students, research expertise and specialist facilities as part of a new programme of support for businesses across South London.  

BIG (Business, Innovation and Growth) in South London has been launched at a leadership summit attended by the vice-chancellors of partner universities and leaders of partner borough councils, with former Universities Minister Chris Skidmore MP as the keynote speaker.  ...


Kingston University and St George's, University of London fellow appointed to prestigious panel for Research Excellence Framework

Posted Wednesday 20 January 2021

Kingston University and St George's, University of London fellow appointed to prestigious panel for Research Excellence Framework

A leading researcher at Kingston University and St George's, University of London has become the fourth in the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education to be appointed to a prestigious panel for the Government's Research Excellence Framework (REF).


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