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Posted Thursday 22 July 2021
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....
Posted Tuesday 6 July 2021
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....
Posted Monday 21 June 2021
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....
Posted Wednesday 5 May 2021
‘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....
Posted Wednesday 5 May 2021
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.
Posted Friday 16 April 2021
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.
Posted Friday 12 March 2021
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....
Posted Thursday 4 March 2021
Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, learning disability and palliative care expert at Kingston University and St George's, University of London Professor Irene Tuffrey-Wijne has been campaigning to ensure those with learning disabilities were prioritised for a vaccine. It's been announced the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) advised the government everyone on the GP learning disability register should be fast-tracked for a jab. Professor Tuffrey-Wijne gave her reaction to the news she had been calling for.