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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)....


Kingston University's Women in Enterprise Network provides boost for businesses

Posted Friday 22 October 2021

Kingston University's Women in Enterprise Network provides boost for businesses

A network set up by Kingston Business School to address the challenges female entrepreneurs face has gone from strength to strength since its inception. Kingston University's Women in Enterprise Network was set up by Dr Yuliana Topazly, a senior lecturer in entrepreneurship at Kingston Business School, and, since its launch in March, has held a variety of virtual events.

The idea behind the initiative came from the Alison Rose Review of Female Entrepreneurship – an independent report commissioned by HM Treasury. It identified key barriers faced by women starting and growing businesses and suggested ways of unlocking this untapped talent, which estimates predict could add around £250 billion in value to the UK economy. Currently, only one in three UK entrepreneurs are female....


Kingston School of Art student gives Canary Wharf store front makeover in creative collaboration with Canary Wharf Group

Posted Thursday 21 October 2021

Kingston School of Art student gives Canary Wharf store front makeover in creative collaboration with Canary Wharf Group

Kingston School of Art's creative agency, Studio KT1, has teamed up with Canary Wharf Group to add colour, creativity and originality to a store front at Jubilee Place mall. The student artwork has been selected to wrap the window of a selected store front, giving shoppers an improved retail environment while offering a unique opportunity to an up-and-coming artist.

Students pitched their designs for the project to Canary Wharf Group at the start of the summer with the focus on bold, bright and eye-catching displays. Of the 14 applicants from a variety of courses, Louise Hung's work was chosen for its playful design and nod to sustainability and biodiversity. The artwork depicts a fantasy future landscape bursting with life, as animals and wildlife congregate in Louise's colourful illustrative style....


Kingston University School of Art graduate's MA Fashion collection celebrates strong female icons and encourages women to break free from stereotypes

Posted Tuesday 19 October 2021

Kingston University  School of Art graduate's MA Fashion collection celebrates strong female icons and encourages women to break free from stereotypes

A Kingston University graduate has created a striking and colourful collection at the Kingston School of Art Fashion Show 2021 that aims to inspire women to be true to themselves and escape the stereotypical presumptions placed on them.

Rachel Page's three outfits - a trench coat, a tailored suit, and a jumpsuit – were designed to be confidently worn by anyone no matter their shape and to impart a feeling of independence, individuality, and sophistication to the wearer. They feature in the show which is the highlight of the fashion school's year and represents the culmination of students' work on the masters course....


Kingston University's flagship Town House building wins 2021 RIBA Stirling Prize

Posted Thursday 14 October 2021

Kingston University's flagship Town House building wins 2021 RIBA Stirling Prize

Kingston University's Town House has been named the winner of the 2021 Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Stirling Prize – confirming it as Britain's best new building.

Designed by RIBA Gold Medal-winning Grafton Architects, the landmark building on the University's Penrhyn Road campus received the highest accolade in UK architecture at a prestigious ceremony at Coventry Cathedral....


International research by Kingston University psychologist reveals why densely populated countries have declining fertility

Posted Thursday 14 October 2021

International research by Kingston University psychologist reveals why densely populated countries have declining fertility

A theory that a rise in population density leads to a declining birth rate has been explored in an international study involving a Kingston University expert.

The study, which involved analysing a range of data from 174 countries over 69 years from 1950 to 2019, found a robust connection between population density and number of births per woman over time. The findings contribute important insights into demographic changes and falling fertility around the world....


Kingston University recognised by National Cyber Security Centre as an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Education

Posted Wednesday 13 October 2021

Kingston University recognised by National Cyber Security Centre as an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Education

Kingston University's commitment to promoting excellent cyber security education has been recognised with a prestigious silver award from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), which is part of GCHQ.

The recognition means the University has been named an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Education (ACE-CSE) by the UK's lead technical authority on cyber security – a feat achieved by only 11 other higher education institutions across the United Kingdom. The ACE-CSE programme aims to help close the UK's cyber skills gap by supporting the next generation of cyber experts....


Small Business Minister Paul Scully meets entrepreneurs supported through Covid-19 by Kingston University's Help to Grow programme

Posted Monday 11 October 2021

Small Business Minister Paul Scully meets entrepreneurs supported through Covid-19 by Kingston University's Help to Grow programme

Minister for Small Business Paul Scully MP has met entrepreneurs taking part in Kingston University's Help to Grow management programme as part of a fact-finding visit to learn more about how firms are overcoming challenges faced during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Help to Grow is a government-subsidised short course that coaches small business leaders in all aspects of management, from strategy and innovation to digital skills and finance, so they can take advantage of opportunities to boost their companies' success....

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