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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."...


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. 


Pioneering educational initiative co-founded by Kingston School of Art design expert Daniel Charny receives prestigious Sir Misha Black Award

Posted Tuesday 2 February 2021

Pioneering educational initiative co-founded by Kingston School of Art design expert Daniel Charny receives prestigious Sir Misha Black Award

A learning organisation that seeks to equip young people with problem-solving skills through a series of award-winning educational programmes has been awarded the prestigious Sir Misha Black Award for Innovation in Design Education. 

The accolade was awarded to FixEd, a think-and-do tank co-founded by Professor Daniel Charny, Professor of Design at Kingston School of Art, and creative strategist Dee Halligan, for their innovative and exceptional work in design education.  ...


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).


Kingston University appoints leading educator Professor Helen Laville as Provost

Posted Monday 18 January 2021

Kingston University appoints leading educator Professor Helen Laville as Provost

Professor Helen Laville has been appointed Provost of Kingston University - a newly created position that will see her provide a single point of leadership for all academic endeavour at the institution.

The experienced academic leader and accomplished researcher will join the University, based in south west London, in mid-April following five years as Pro-Vice Chancellor for Education at Manchester Metropolitan University....


Kingston University expert explores whether Covid-19 pandemic can be catalyst to develop more sustainable approach to festive period

Posted Friday 18 December 2020

Kingston University expert explores whether Covid-19 pandemic can be catalyst to develop more sustainable approach to festive period

As countries around the world imposed lockdowns earlier this year, one of the direct benefits to the planet was the short-term positive impact reducing emissions had on the environment. Now, as the first consignments of a vaccine for Covid-19 are being made available to the public, attention is shifting to Christmas and how sustainable practice can be incorporated into traditional end of the year celebrations.

Sustainable Design MA course leader Paul Micklethwaite has identified three areas - gifts, decorations and games - he believes can prompt positive change and encourage new conversations about the environment, climate crisis and sustainability....


A day in the life of a nurse during the festive season – an account from Kingston University critical care expert

Posted Friday 18 December 2020

A day in the life of a nurse during the festive season – an account from Kingston University critical care expert

As people across the United Kingdom celebrate Christmas day with their friends and families, nurses are used to not being able to join in the festivities at home and instead looking after, and caring for, patients on wards up and down the country.


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