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Can artificial intelligence spot warning signs of oral cancer? Kingston University experts develop system for mobile phone app in new study

Posted Tuesday 4 June 2019

Can artificial intelligence spot warning signs of oral cancer? Kingston University experts develop system for mobile phone app in new study

Kingston University experts are exploring how artificial intelligence could be trained to detect the early signs of oral cancer using a mobile phone app. Professors Sarah Barman and Paolo Remagnino have secured £146,000 for the two year Medical Research Council-funded project, which will see them work alongside experts from the University of Malaya and Cancer Research Malaysia.

Oral cancer is the eighth most common cancer worldwide, with 300,000 cases diagnosed each year. As with many cancers, catching the disease at an early stage is crucial. The project will see the Kingston University and University of Malaya teams train an artificial intelligence system to spot early warning signs using images taken of the inside of the mouth – referred to by medics as the oral cavity – on mobile phones....


Creativity, craft and intelligence on display at Kingston School of Art Degree Show

Posted Friday 31 May 2019

Creativity, craft and intelligence on display at Kingston School of Art Degree Show

Data and privacy in the social media age, the burden of cultural representation and selfie-taking gym bunnies are just some of the inspirations behind artistic creations from students showcasing their work at the Kingston School of Art Degree Show.

Creative energy is reverberating around Kingston as young art, design and architecture undergraduate students prepare to reveal the fruits of their final year projects in a week long exhibition of their talent and potential....


Unexploded Second World War bomb discovered in Kingston: Five facts about impact of German air raids on borough during the war

Posted Tuesday 28 May 2019

Unexploded Second World War bomb discovered in Kingston: Five facts about impact of German air raids on borough during the war

The recent discovery of an unexploded Second World War bomb on a building site near Kingston University's Penrhyn Road campus served as a reminder of how the local area bore the brunt of some considerable attention from the German Luftwaffe between 1939 and 1941.

Kingston University historian Dr Steven Woodbridge has compiled five brief facts about the frightening and damaging consequences of air raids on Kingston and the surrounding district during the first three years of the war, some of which may be familiar to people but others less so. All in all, Kingston and the surrounding areas of Surbiton, Tolworth, Hook and Chessington suffered damage and casualties from Hitler's bombs during the war....


Kingston University teams up with the University of Gibraltar to launch territory's first PGCE teacher training degree

Posted Monday 27 May 2019

Kingston University teams up with the University of Gibraltar to launch territory's first PGCE teacher training degree

Kingston University's strong relationship with educators in Gibraltar has led to the launch of the British Overseas Territory's first PGCE teacher training degree.


Penrhyn Road and Knights Park campuses reopen

Posted Sunday 26 May 2019

Penrhyn Road and Knights Park campuses reopen

UPDATE – Sunday 26 May, 8.00pm: The Penrhyn Road and Knights Park campuses have now reopened following the incident involving a World War II bomb on a nearby construction site. The campuses opened on Sunday morning after final checks were made on Saturday and utility services were restored in the area.

All buildings are open in line with normal Bank Holiday weekend operating hours, but please be aware some facilities in the Eadweard Muybridge and Sopwith Buildings at Penrhyn Road may be temporarily unavailable. Should this be the case, students and staff will be signposted to alternative facilities nearby....


Award-winning Kingston University School of Nursing project helps break down healthcare barriers for young people with learning disabilities

Posted Thursday 16 May 2019

Award-winning Kingston University School of Nursing project helps break down healthcare barriers for young people with learning disabilities

An award-winning project from Kingston University and St George's, University of London's School of Nursing is bringing together student nurses and young people with learning disabilities to help build trust, confidence and understanding through writing and performance.


Kingston University student hoping for strong performance at World Relay Championships to keep 2020 Olympics dream alive

Posted Friday 10 May 2019

Kingston University student hoping for strong performance at World Relay Championships to keep 2020 Olympics dream alive

Kingston University biochemistry student and talented sprinter Jamal-Marcus Rhoden-Stevens will represent Great Britain at the World Relay Championships in Japan this weekend – and is setting his sights on next summer's Olympic Games in Tokyo.

The 25 year old, who is in the final year of his undergraduate biochemistry course, is one of just 26 athletes selected by Team GB for the biennial event and is hoping to go on to secure a place at the 2020 Olympics....


Kingston University and St George's, University of London win three awards at national Student Nursing Times Awards

Posted Friday 3 May 2019

Kingston University and St George's, University of London win three awards at national Student Nursing Times Awards

There was success for Kingston University and St George's, University of London as they picked up three accolades at this year's national Student Nursing Times Awards.

Ms Nash said: "The award was a testament to the passion and commitment of the whole team,  in particular the pupils from St Philips Special Needs School, their teacher Neil Mears, Director of StoryAID Eli Anderson and Buddy Student Nurses."...


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