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Food banks evolving to survive cost of living crisis, Kingston University experts find

Posted Thursday 24 November 2022

Food banks evolving to survive cost of living crisis, Kingston University experts find

Researchers from Kingston University in London and London Metropolitan University have found that community and social supermarkets and pay-as-you-feel services are increasingly being adopted by food aid charities so they can meet demand, become more sustainable, provide choice and reduce the stigma sometimes associated with being referred to a food bank.


Risk of heart disease can be predicted with simple eye test through artificial intelligence algorithm, research involving Kingston University finds

Posted Wednesday 23 November 2022

 Risk of heart disease can be predicted with simple eye test through artificial intelligence algorithm, research involving Kingston University finds

Artificial intelligence-enabled eye scans could be used to rapidly and accurately predict whether a person is at high risk of heart disease, a new study involving researchers from Kingston University has established. The findings could pave the way for cardiovascular screening to be done more quickly and simply by using cameras, without the need for blood tests or blood pressure measurements.


Kingston University secures top honours in national Vitae Three Minute Thesis competition for second year running after student showcases advances in tissue engineering research

Posted Wednesday 28 September 2022

Kingston University secures top honours in national Vitae Three Minute Thesis competition for second year running after student showcases advances in tissue engineering research

Kingston University PhD student Sadaf Akbari, who is researching how smart materials could be used to replace damaged bones within the human body, has been named winner of this year's national Vitae Three Minute Thesis competition


Kingston University student secures place in Vitae Three Minute Thesis national final with presentation about bioengineering research to help repair damaged bones

Posted Friday 26 August 2022

 Kingston University student secures place in Vitae Three Minute Thesis national final with presentation about bioengineering research to help repair damaged bones

A Kingston University postgraduate student whose tissue engineering research could help address the global organ donor shortage has made the national final of this year's Vitae Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.


Students mingle with politicians at House of Commons launch of Kingston University's Future Skills report

Posted Friday 24 June 2022

Students mingle with politicians at House of Commons launch of Kingston University's Future Skills report

Students who had the opportunity to attend the launch of Kingston University's latest Future Skills report at the House of Commons have shared their views about the value a skills-centred education has added to their own degree-level learning.


Kingston University publishes new report calling for formation of Future Skills Council to address workforce skills challenge

Posted Monday 13 June 2022

Kingston University publishes new report calling for formation of Future Skills Council to address workforce skills challenge

Kingston University has published a new report calling for the establishment of a Future Skills Council bringing together industry, universities and policymakers to tackle the nation's skills shortages and secure the UK's future economic prosperity.


PhD chemistry graduates tie the knot after Kingston University proves the perfect match

Posted Friday 27 May 2022

PhD chemistry graduates tie the knot after Kingston University proves the perfect match

A graduate husband and wife who realised they had a special chemistry after meeting in the first year of their Kingston University PhDs, have marked the completion of their studies crossing the stage to resounding applause in a ceremony at London's Twickenham Stadium. Tomris Coban, 30, and Cameron Robertson, 29, from Surbiton, south west London, met in the early stages of their three-year PhD programmes after being placed in the same research group in the University's Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing.


Women's Engineering Society president Dawn Childs awarded honorary degree by Kingston University for work encouraging more females to enter profession

Posted Tuesday 17 May 2022

Women's Engineering Society president Dawn Childs awarded honorary degree by Kingston University for work encouraging more females to enter profession

A leading advocate for engineering, well known for championing the need for more women and girls to enter the profession, has received an honorary degree from Kingston University. Chief Executive Officer of Operations for Pure Data Centre Group and president of the Women's Engineering Society Dawn Childs was named an Honorary Doctor of Science during a graduation ceremony for the University's Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing at Twickenham Stadium.

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