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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.


Kingston University students, staff and alumni commit to help #BreakTheBias on International Women's Day

Posted Tuesday 8 March 2022

Kingston University students, staff and alumni commit to help #BreakTheBias on International Women's Day

Kingston University students, staff and alumni commit to help #BreakTheBias on International Women's Day


Psychological distress higher in UK than other countries during pandemic, finds new survey involving Kingston University academic

Posted Friday 25 February 2022

Psychological distress higher in UK than other countries during pandemic, finds new survey involving Kingston University academic

The UK had the highest levels of psychological distress in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic compared with other economically developed nations, according to new research by Kingston University in partnership with London South Bank University (LSBU) and Imperial College Business School.


Kingston University's annual Woman in STEM Award winner encourages young women interested in science to follow their passion for a rewarding career

Posted Wednesday 2 February 2022

Kingston University's annual Woman in STEM Award winner encourages young women interested in science to follow their passion for a rewarding career

A computer science expert whose research could lead to potentially lifesaving early and better diagnosis of certain cancers and heart disease has been named the second annual winner of the Kingston University Woman in STEM Award.


Leading space engineer and Kingston University alumna opens new learning hub on campus named in her honour

Posted Friday 26 November 2021

Leading space engineer and Kingston University alumna opens new learning hub on campus named in her honour

A new social learning space named after UK space engineer and Kingston University alumna Anita Bernie has opened its doors at the institution's Roehampton Vale Campus. Ms Bernie was on hand to meet students and cut the ribbon to officially unveil the new Bernie Hub in the campus' Hawker Wing building. The new room was set up to provide a dedicated networking and social space for engineering students, which a suite of computers and seating areas to encourage collaborative learning.


Kingston University student awarded Chancerygate Foundation bursary that supports people from Black African and Caribbean backgrounds to build careers within property industry

Posted Thursday 25 November 2021

Kingston University student awarded Chancerygate Foundation bursary that supports people from Black African and Caribbean backgrounds to build careers within property industry

A building surveying student has been awarded a bursary to support her through her studies at Kingston University from not-for-profit initiative and registered charity the Chancerygate Foundation.


Kingston University experts to test effective use of artificial intelligence in NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme as part of £500,000 research project

Posted Monday 25 October 2021

Kingston University experts to test effective use of artificial intelligence in NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme as part of £500,000 research project

Kingston University researchers will examine whether artificial intelligence (AI) can be safely and effectively used to detect diabetic eye disease in an international project that could lead to the first widespread use of AI within the NHS. Academics from the University's Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing will be working with several partner institutions on the £500,000 project, funded by NHSX – an organisation that leads on digital transformation in the NHS – and the Health Foundation, and enabled by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).


Experts explore how new technologies can address role of environmental pollution in decline of honeybees in project funded by BIG South London

Posted Monday 27 September 2021

Experts explore how new technologies can address role of environmental pollution in decline of honeybees in project funded by BIG South London

A team of academics from Kingston University are sharing their expertise to support the development of new devices for monitoring pollutants within honeybee hives in a project funded from the BIG South London Voucher Scheme.

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