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Challenges posed by Covid-19 and climate catastrophe to be examined at Kingston School of Art's Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts conference

Posted Tuesday 23 August 2022

Challenges posed by Covid-19 and climate catastrophe to be examined at Kingston School of Art's Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts conference

Three days of keynote addresses, panel discussions, musical concerts, workshops and performance pieces will see attendees explore the theme of Digital Sustainability: From Resilience to Transformation in light of the immediate challenges posed by the pandemic and the longer-term shadow of climate change.


Former Bupa CEO Val Gooding CBE recognised with honorary doctorate during Kingston University graduation ceremony at Rose Theatre

Posted Wednesday 27 July 2022

Former Bupa CEO Val Gooding CBE recognised with honorary doctorate during Kingston University graduation ceremony at Rose Theatre

Leading British businesswoman Val Gooding CBE encouraged graduating students to learn, be curious, flexible and above all else never give up, as she shared lessons from her career after being awarded an honorary doctorate from Kingston University.


Women in rural Bangladesh bear burden for climate change costs, research by Kingston University finds

Posted Thursday 30 June 2022

Women in rural Bangladesh bear burden for climate change costs, research by Kingston University finds

Bangladeshi women are spending up to 30 per cent of their household's income on vital measures to protect their families from the devastating effects of climate change, new research by Kingston University has found. The developing country is frequently impacted by storms and flooding – as seen with the recent fatal flooding in the north-east of the country. Yet, in addition to the loss of life and impact on the population's health, environment and education, families are impacted financially, with women being the hardest hit.


Collaborative project co-led by Kingston School of Art academic examines the role of the natural environment in migrant integration in the United Kingdom

Posted Tuesday 21 June 2022

Collaborative project co-led by Kingston School of Art academic examines the role of the natural environment in migrant integration in the United Kingdom

The two-year project will bring together evidence from previous studies, integration initiatives and creative practice, alongside innovative new place-based research in urban, peri-urban, and rural sites across the UK.


50th anniversary of Watergate scandal marked with virtual conference jointly organised by Kingston School of Art academic

Posted Thursday 16 June 2022

50th anniversary of Watergate scandal marked with virtual conference jointly organised by Kingston School of Art academic

Watergate Break-in: 50 Years Later brought together academics, authors and experts with some of the figures directly involved in the controversy that rocked American politics in the early 1970s.


Kingston University's pioneering and innovative academic expertise to be celebrated during annual Festival of Research

Posted Wednesday 15 June 2022

Kingston University's pioneering and innovative academic expertise to be celebrated during annual Festival of Research

The breadth and impact of research carried out across Kingston University and the contribution it makes to society will be celebrated during the institution's annual Festival of Research later this month.


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.


Blog: Is it time for the UK to rise rather than crash and burn at this year's Eurovision Song Contest?

Posted Friday 13 May 2022

Blog: Is it time for the UK to rise rather than crash and burn at this year's Eurovision Song Contest?

Self-confessed Eurovision super fan and Kingston University's Head of Performing Arts and Associate Professor of Music, Helen Julia Minors, examines the hidden politics behind the competition, shares the top entries for 2022 and assesses the UK's chances of a sixth win ahead of the final in Turin on Saturday.

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