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Going above and beyond – Kingston University and St George's, University of London nursing students tackle coronavirus pandemic head on

Posted Friday 15 May 2020

Going above and beyond – Kingston University and St George's, University of London nursing students tackle coronavirus pandemic head on

Hundreds of nursing students from Kingston University have been on the frontline to help in the national fight against coronavirus, with many going above and beyond to assist their NHS colleagues and the wider community.

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Kingston University pharmacy student and disability campaigner performs vital community role as key worker during coronavirus pandemic

Posted Thursday 14 May 2020

Kingston University pharmacy student and disability campaigner performs vital community role as key worker during coronavirus pandemic

A Kingston University pharmacy student has been raising awareness of the role people with disabilities are playing during the Covid-19 outbreak to ensure they don't face barriers getting to and from work.

Alongside her studies, Osayuki Igbinoba has been working as a pharmacy adviser in Croydon throughout the pandemic....


Chernobyl mini-series highlights questions of public trust in science and governance paralleled in Covid-19 pandemic, says Kingston University Cold War expert

Posted Thursday 14 May 2020

Chernobyl mini-series highlights questions of public trust in science and governance paralleled in Covid-19 pandemic, says Kingston University Cold War expert

The television mini-series, Chernobyl, shines a light on questions of public trust in science and the role of scientific experts in governance, which have returned to the forefront during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a Kingston University expert in the Cold War.

Dr Egle Rindzeviciute is chairing a webinar called (Re)Placing Chernobyl, which brings together international experts in science, sociology, politics and culture to examine the Chernobyl mini-series and explore the politics of aesthetics, the power of television mediation of scientific expertise and the wide-ranging impacts of this cultural representation of the disaster....


Vital intensive care training delivered to frontline NHS workers during Covid-19 pandemic by nursing experts from Kingston University and St George's, University of London

Posted Wednesday 13 May 2020

Vital intensive care training delivered to frontline NHS workers during Covid-19 pandemic by nursing experts from Kingston University and St George's, University of London

Leading critical care and nursing experts from Kingston University and St George's, University of London have been seconded to deliver vital intensive care training to NHS staff on the frontline to help battle the coronavirus pandemic.


Award-winning broadcaster Emily Maitlis chosen as next Kingston University Big Read with Airhead book

Posted Tuesday 5 May 2020

Award-winning broadcaster Emily Maitlis chosen as next Kingston University Big Read with Airhead book

Broadcast journalist Emily Maitlis has said she has a lot to learn from Kingston University students as she embarks on her new journey as this year's chosen Big Read author with Airhead: The Imperfect Art of Making News.

The Big Read is an award-winning shared reading initiative which creates a sense of community for Kingston University by posting students a free copy of the chosen title, providing a common talking point. Now in its sixth year, the project has an even bigger role to play while staff and students work remotely due to the coronavirus lockdown....


Rehabilitation of Covid-19 patients at Nightingale Hospital led by speech and language expert from Kingston University and St George's, University of London

Posted Monday 4 May 2020

Rehabilitation of Covid-19 patients at Nightingale Hospital led by speech and language expert from Kingston University and St George's, University of London

One of the country's leading speech and language therapists, who works for Kingston University and St George's, University of London, has been called upon to spearhead the rehabilitation of patients recovering from coronavirus at London's new Nightingale Hospital.


New Kingston University study aims to shed light on people's beliefs and opinions on coronavirus testing

Posted Friday 1 May 2020

New Kingston University study aims to shed light on people's beliefs and opinions on coronavirus testing

The public's understanding of and attitudes towards coronavirus testing – and the factors shaping them – is being explored by a team of Kingston University researchers.

The study is being launched as the issue of testing becomes an increasing focus during the Covid-19 pandemic, with different approaches being undertaken by countries around the world and various types of tests being discussed, developed and introduced. The researchers are keen to gain an insight into the views of both the wider public and health professionals towards testing, which could inform how such information is communicated in the future....


Kingston University graduate and champion of diversity and inclusion to publish fascinating life story

Posted Tuesday 28 April 2020

Kingston University graduate and champion of diversity and inclusion to publish fascinating life story

An economics graduate from Kingston University is set to publish a memoir about how he defied the odds to go to study for a degree before embarking on a successful career in investment banking in the City of London.

Reggie Nelson grew up on a council estate in East London and had to overcome many hurdles to go to university when many of his peers didn't pursue higher education. He was told he had three options when it was time to leave school - play football, make music or get into crime....


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