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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


Budding Ukrainian entrepreneurs scoop British Council Creative Spark prizes following support from Kingston University and Lviv Tech Start-Up School partnership

Posted Friday 29 July 2022

Budding Ukrainian entrepreneurs scoop British Council Creative Spark prizes following support from Kingston University and Lviv Tech Start-Up School partnership

Kingston University's enterprise education expertise has helped several teams of young creative entrepreneurs in Ukraine take home top awards for their innovative start-up ideas in this year's British Council Creative Spark Big Idea Challenge.


Scholarship winner hopes to pursue dreams of Kingston University student Niloufar Ebrahim – who lost her life on downed Ukraine International Airlines flight 752

Posted Tuesday 5 July 2022

Scholarship winner hopes to pursue dreams of Kingston University student Niloufar Ebrahim – who lost her life on downed Ukraine International Airlines flight 752

A psychology and criminology graduate will undertake a Masters degree at Kingston University after being awarded a scholarship set up in memory of Niloufar Ebrahim, one of 176 passengers and crew who lost their lives when a Ukraine International Airlines flight was shot down in Iran two years ago.


Kingston School of Art wins FACE Excellence Prize at Graduate Fashion Week for second year running with student collection inspired by Kyrgyzstan culture

Posted Friday 24 June 2022

Kingston School of Art wins FACE Excellence Prize at Graduate Fashion Week for second year running with student collection inspired by Kyrgyzstan culture

A Kingston School of Art student has been crowned the winner of the FACE Excellence Prize at Graduate Fashion Week, for her final-year collection which is inspired by her cultural heritage.


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.


Kingston University rises in research power tables in latest Research Excellence Framework

Posted Thursday 12 May 2022

 Kingston University rises in research power tables in latest Research Excellence Framework

Seventy per cent of Kingston University's research has been rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in the Government's latest Research Excellence Framework (REF). The results represent a 10 per cent increase in the percentage of Kingston's world-leading or internationally excellent research from the previous assessment, published in 2014, with the University's overall grade point average rising to 2.89, up from 2.7 eight years ago.


Kingston University's Town House carries off highest accolade in European architecture, winning prestigious EU Mies van der Rohe Award

Posted Tuesday 26 April 2022

Kingston University's Town House carries off highest accolade in European architecture, winning prestigious EU Mies van der Rohe Award

Kingston University's Town House building has been named winner of the EU Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award, the highest accolade in European architecture. The latest recognition for Town House places the landmark building in illustrious company as one of only three UK winners of the prestigious European Union prize. Its success also marks the first time a university building has won the award and cements its international status after it carried off the coveted RIBA Stirling Prize in 2021.


Kingston University appoints Dr Martin Davies as Pro Vice-Chancellor to lead knowledge exchange and innovation activity

Posted Thursday 7 April 2022

Kingston University appoints Dr Martin Davies as Pro Vice-Chancellor to lead knowledge exchange and innovation activity

A knowledge exchange leader with a track record of developing long-standing, impactful collaborations between universities, businesses and external organisations has been appointed to a senior role at Kingston University. Dr Martin Davies will join Kingston in May as Pro Vice-Chancellor for Knowledge Exchange and Innovation.

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