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Living through two pandemics: Kingston University research into experiences of HIV-positive people during Covid-19

Posted Tuesday 28 September 2021

Living through two pandemics: Kingston University research into experiences of HIV-positive people during Covid-19

The global response to two major health crises in recent history – the HIV pandemic and Covid-19 – and the experiences of people who lived through them, is being explored through new research by a Kingston University sociologist.

Dr Max Morris, an expert in gender and sexuality studies, is interviewing a wide range of people for the pilot study, which is funded by the Centre for Research in Communities, Identities and Difference at Kingston University....


Kingston University politics expert examines the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the US elections

Posted Thursday 22 July 2021

Kingston University politics expert examines the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the US elections

The Covid-19 pandemic set the scene for a unique electoral cycle in the USA, says senior lecturer in politics Dr Peter Finn. Here he reflects on the historical events of 2020 examined in a co-authored paper.

The 2020 US electoral cycle was like no other. In President Donald Trump and then candidate Joe Biden it featured two politicians representing two distinct, and decidedly different, versions of American politics....


Covid-19 anxiety syndrome still causing one in five to struggle with return to normal living, new survey involving Kingston University expert finds

Posted Tuesday 6 July 2021

Covid-19 anxiety syndrome still causing one in five to struggle with return to normal living, new survey involving Kingston University expert finds

A new survey by Kingston University in collaboration with London South Bank University (LSBU) has found that Covid-19 Anxiety Syndrome is still causing many people to struggle with reintegration into daily life.

The new UK-wide survey of 975 people, conducted in late June, comes in the week the government set out plans to remove most Covid-19 restrictions from 19th July....


Kingston University psychologists investigate impact of Covid-19 pandemic on mental health of young people with behavioural issues

Posted Monday 21 June 2021

Kingston University psychologists investigate impact of Covid-19 pandemic on mental health of young people with behavioural issues

Psychologists at Kingston University are exploring how the pandemic has affected the mental health of young people with behavioural issues and their families – and how it could be mitigated.

As part of the study, researchers are surveying adolescents aged 11-18 years old with long-term conduct disorder who may be prone to violence against their peers or their parents, running away from home, or committing crimes such as vandalism. They are also interviewing parents to find out how the UK lockdowns have affected family dynamics and parenting practice....


Covid-19 anxiety syndrome may prevent people from returning to normal living after pandemic, new research involving Kingston University expert finds

Posted Wednesday 5 May 2021

Covid-19 anxiety syndrome may prevent people from returning to normal living after pandemic, new research involving Kingston University expert finds

‘Covid-19 anxiety syndrome' may cause a significant number of people to struggle with a return to normal daily life in the UK after the pandemic, new research by Kingston University and London South Bank University has revealed.

A survey conducted by the research team found that one in five of the 286 UK-based participants scored highly on a Covid-19 Anxiety Syndrome Scale used by the researchers in February this year....


International Day of the Midwife: Bringing lives into the world during a pandemic

Posted Wednesday 5 May 2021

International Day of the Midwife: Bringing lives into the world during a pandemic

Life as a midwife has looked rather different since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic in early 2020, but the job at hand has remained the same during this time – deliver the baby and keep mother and child safe. To mark the International Day of the Midwife on Wednesday 5 May, senior lecturer in midwifery at Kingston University Jane Forman gives her account on bringing lives into the world during a pandemic.


Kingston University retail expert on high street reopening as Covid-19 restrictions begin to ease

Posted Friday 16 April 2021

Kingston University retail expert on high street reopening as Covid-19 restrictions begin to ease

As the United Kingdom continues its gradual unlocking of society with the reopening of non-essential retail, business and consumer expert at Kingston University Dr Patricia Harris looks at how the latest lifting of Covid-19 restrictions will affect the high street and the shops that have been closed since the turn of the year.


Kingston University expands support for vaccination drive with launch of new community hub in partnership with medical practices across borough

Posted Friday 12 March 2021

Kingston University expands support for vaccination drive with launch of new community hub in partnership with medical practices across borough

A new community vaccination hub has opened its doors at Kingston University, providing a dedicated space where patients from up to six of the region's GP practices and health centres can receive their Covid-19 jabs.

Working in partnership with two local Primary Care Networks, South West London CCG and Kingston Council, the University has repurposed an area of its Penrhyn Road campus into a 10-station vaccination site. The new hub is an expansion of the vaccination operation at the University, which began in December with a smaller space in which GP teams were able to administer residents over the age of 80 with some of the first doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine in the capital....

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