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Kingston School of Art lecturer on mission to save thousands of discarded archaeological artefacts from landfill

Posted Monday 23 May 2022

Kingston School of Art lecturer on mission to save thousands of discarded archaeological artefacts from landfill

A rare 18th century anti-slavery tobacco pipe, a 400-year-old Chinese ‘white gold' bowl and Stone Age tools are some of the fascinating archaeological finds that a Kingston University lecturer has saved from the rubbish tip.


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.


Bitcoin a safe haven during national economic crises but not Covid-19 pandemic, Kingston University research finds

Posted Monday 16 May 2022

Bitcoin a safe haven during national economic crises but not Covid-19 pandemic, Kingston University research finds

Research by a Kingston University economist provides fresh evidence for Bitcoin being a safe haven for finance during a nation's economic crisis. The cryptocurrency proves volatile during a global crisis, however, as seen during the Covid-19 pandemic.


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.


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.


Criminology and policing expert Professor Stephen Tong appointed Head of Kingston University's School of Law, Social and Behavioural Sciences

Posted Tuesday 3 May 2022

Criminology and policing expert Professor Stephen Tong appointed Head of Kingston University's School of Law, Social and Behavioural Sciences

Kingston University has appointed criminology and policing expert Professor Stephen Tong to lead its School of Law, Social and Behavioural Sciences. The accomplished academic and policing specialist joins the University with 20 years of experience from Canterbury Christ Church University in Kent where he was involved in developing some of the first police degree programmes in the United Kingdom.


TikTok campaign to inspire environmental action among secondary school pupils unveiled by Kingston School of Art students

Posted Tuesday 3 May 2022

TikTok campaign to inspire environmental action among secondary school pupils unveiled by Kingston School of Art students

Two illustration animation students from Kingston School of Art have produced a TikTok campaign to encourage secondary school pupils to recycle and highlight ways of reducing wasteful habits among their peers.


Kingston University's School of Nursing welcomes new leadership team

Posted Thursday 28 April 2022

Kingston University's School of Nursing welcomes new leadership team

Two highly respected nurses with more than 70 years' combined experience across the profession and nursing education have been appointed to lead Kingston University's School of Nursing.

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