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Kingston University plays key role in BIG South London Creative and Digital Innovation Cluster launch, spotlighting support and opportunities for business growth

Posted Tuesday 23 January 2024

Kingston University plays key role in BIG South London Creative and Digital Innovation Cluster launch, spotlighting support and opportunities for business growth

The BIG South London Creative and Digital Innovation Cluster is bringing together small and medium-sized enterprises, sole traders and graduates keen to establish a foothold in the creative industries or digital technology space.


Kingston University and Galliford Try launch transformative artificial intelligence quality management tool project to increase productivity in construction industry

Posted Monday 18 December 2023

Kingston University and Galliford Try launch transformative artificial intelligence quality management tool project to increase productivity in construction industry

Kingston University and UK construction company Galliford Try are launching a £261,000 Knowledge Transfer Partnership project to create a tool that utilises artificial intelligence to improve quality and risk management, and minimise waste within construction.


Kingston University Big Read author Professor Hannah Fry discusses how artificial intelligence and algorithms are transforming society during campus visit

Posted Thursday 26 October 2023

Kingston University Big Read author Professor Hannah Fry discusses how artificial intelligence and algorithms are transforming society during campus visit

Students, staff and the local community came together recently to hear from this year's Kingston University Big Read author, as she took the audience on a journey into the world of algorithms through her non-fiction book, Hello World: How to be Human in the Age of the Machine.


Factors associated with learning disabilities and autism led to requests for euthanasia and assisted suicide in the Netherlands, Kingston University study finds

Posted Wednesday 5 July 2023

Factors associated with learning disabilities and autism led to requests for euthanasia and assisted suicide in the Netherlands, Kingston University study finds

A Kingston University study found several people with learning disabilities and autism in the Netherlands chose to die legally through euthanasia and assisted suicide due to feeling unable to cope with the world, changes around them or because they struggled to form friendships.


Higher education key to future of nursing and midwifery – Kingston University expert Professor Kathy Curtis responds to release of NHS Long Term Workforce Plan

Posted Monday 3 July 2023

Higher education key to future of nursing and midwifery – Kingston University expert Professor Kathy Curtis responds to release of NHS Long Term Workforce Plan

The Interim Dean of Kingston University's Faculty of Health, Science, Social Care and Education, Professor Kathy Curtis, has shared her reaction following the release of the NHS Long Term Workforce Plan.


World Ocean Day: Kingston University expert analyses issue of microplastics

Posted Thursday 8 June 2023

World Ocean Day: Kingston University expert analyses issue of microplastics

The harmful impact of microplastics on the environment as well as on wildlife and marine life is a growing global concern. But what are microplastics, why are they such a problem and what can be done to reduce their use and the pollution they cause? Associate Professor in analytical chemistry and forensics at Kingston University Dr Rosa Busquets, who has published multiple papers on the topic of microplastics, explores these questions for World Ocean Day (8 June).


Ukrainian academics visit Kingston University to share experiences during war as part of Lviv State University of Life Safety partnership

Posted Wednesday 12 April 2023

 Ukrainian academics visit Kingston University to share experiences during war as part of Lviv State University of Life Safety partnership

Ukrainian academics have been sharing first-hand experiences of the impacts of the ongoing war and their role as disaster management specialists with staff and students at Kingston University. Their recent visit was part of a long-standing relationship between Kingston and the Lviv State University of Life Safety, a leading higher education institution in the field of human safety. Staff and student exchanges between the two universities have been taking place since 2016.


Importance of creative skills, storytelling and emerging technologies highlighted during national CHEAD conference at Kingston University

Posted Friday 17 March 2023

Importance of creative skills, storytelling and emerging technologies highlighted during national CHEAD conference at Kingston University

Leading figures from the worlds of art and design, business and politics have shared their views about the vital role creative skills and design thinking will play in shaping the future of the United Kingdom at a major conference hosted by Kingston University. The impact of emerging technologies on the creative sector and the skills needed for the next generation of graduates to help drive a thriving national economy were key focuses of the annual Council for Higher Education in Art and Design (CHEAD) conference.

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