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Women's History Month: Kingston University music expert on the career of composer Ruth Gipps and her role as a female musical leader

Posted Friday 19 March 2021

Women's History Month: Kingston University music expert on the career of composer Ruth Gipps and her role as a female musical leader

As part of Kingston University's Women's History Month celebrations, Head of the School of Performing Arts and Associate Professor of Music Dr Helen Minors reflects on the work and influence of composer, pianist and conductor Ruth Gipps - who worked at Kingston Polytechnic in the years before it became Kingston University - in what is the centenary year of Gipps' birth.


Women's History Month: Female Lead founder and Kingston University honorary degree recipient Edwina Dunn OBE on encouraging more girls to follow STEM careers

Posted Friday 12 March 2021

Women's History Month: Female Lead founder and Kingston University honorary degree recipient Edwina Dunn OBE on encouraging more girls to follow STEM careers

A data science pioneer who received an honorary degree from Kingston University has shared insights from her career during Women's History Month, as well as outlining some of the barriers she believes prevent girls from pursuing careers in STEM at an early age.


Kingston University students and staff share #ChooseToChallenge commitments on International Women's Day

Posted Monday 8 March 2021

Kingston University students and staff share #ChooseToChallenge commitments on International Women's Day

The theme for International Women's Day this year is #ChooseToChallenge, with people being encouraged to share photographs of themselves on social media raising a hand to demonstrate a commitment to calling out inequality, alongside the campaign hashtag. As part of this year's theme, Kingston University has been inviting members of its community to share their own commitment to choosing to challenge inequality, call out bias, question stereotypes, and help forge an inclusive world. Some of the responses are below, with others being shared across our social media platforms.


LGBT+ History Month: Gender pronouns – a trans ally's perspective

Posted Friday 26 February 2021

LGBT+ History Month: Gender pronouns – a trans ally's perspective

As part of LGBT+ History Month, students, staff, and alumni of Kingston University have been providing personal stories, views, and creative expressions. Development Manager in the University's Development, Alumni, Relations and Engagement(DARE) team Leonie Evans gives her account of being related to a transgender man, how this affected their lives, and what can be done to increase awareness of life as a trans person and the issues they face.


LGBT+ History Month: A letter from Emily*

Posted Thursday 25 February 2021

LGBT+ History Month: A letter from Emily*

As part of LGBT+ History Month, students, staff and alumni of Kingston University have been providing personal stories, views, and creative expressions. Trans member of staff Emily* shares her account of identifying as a female since being a child, after being born male, and how this has impacted their life.


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.


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