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Fine Art exhibition highlights artistic practices used in coronavirus lockdown and reconnection with the art school

Posted Tuesday 5 October 2021

Fine Art exhibition highlights artistic practices used in coronavirus lockdown and reconnection with the art school

Kingston School of Art's MFA Fine Art students have came together to celebrate the completion of their final projects with a show celebrating the end of a period of artistic isolation during the coronavirus pandemic's national lockdowns.

Following a challenging year of restrictions, the students have had to adapt their practices with the intense and solitary nature of producing art during a pandemic reflected in their output. The eight students displayed a range of styles, practices and techniques, including sculpture, painting and video installation. They will be exhibiting their work from 23 September at the Swan Studios, a former pub also known as the Centre for Useless Splendour – so named by Turner Prize winner and Kingston School of Art Professor Elizabeth Price – opposite Kingston School of Art's Mill Street Building....


Kingston University project supporting learning disability nursing students during Covid-19 pandemic shortlisted for hat-trick of awards

Posted Thursday 30 September 2021

Kingston University project supporting learning disability nursing students during Covid-19 pandemic shortlisted for hat-trick of awards

A social media community project set up to encourage and inspire learning disability nursing students, and help them to maintain their mental wellbeing during the Covid-19 pandemic, has been shortlisted for three prestigious awards.

The #KeephoLDNon campaign began in April 2020 in response to the UK-wide lockdown after senior lecturer of learning disabilities nursing at Kingston University Daniel Marsden joined forces with his counterpart at Teeside University, Chris Dlamini, and leading learning disability nurses Gwen Moulster OBE, Sue Bridges and Heidi McKay, among others....


Living through two pandemics: Kingston University research into experiences of HIV-positive people during Covid-19

Posted Tuesday 28 September 2021

Living through two pandemics: Kingston University research into experiences of HIV-positive people during Covid-19

The global response to two major health crises in recent history – the HIV pandemic and Covid-19 – and the experiences of people who lived through them, is being explored through new research by a Kingston University sociologist.

Dr Max Morris, an expert in gender and sexuality studies, is interviewing a wide range of people for the pilot study, which is funded by the Centre for Research in Communities, Identities and Difference at Kingston University....


Kingston University researcher shortlisted for influential Disability Power 100 list

Posted Friday 10 September 2021

Kingston University researcher shortlisted for influential Disability Power 100 list

A research assistant at Kingston University and St George's, University of London has been shortlisted for the Shaw Trust's prestigious Disability Power 100, which honours the most influential disabled people in the United Kingdom.

Richard Keagan-Bull, who has learning disabilities, was one of 550 people nominated for the power list – an annual celebration of the UK's top 100 disabled people working to break the stigma around disability and creating a more accessible and inclusive world for all....


Kingston University student who worked on frontline during Covid-19 pandemic shortlisted for learning disability nursing award

Posted Wednesday 25 August 2021

Kingston University student who worked on frontline during Covid-19 pandemic shortlisted for learning disability nursing award

A Kingston University learning disability nursing student has been shortlisted for a prestigious accolade at this year's Student Nursing Times Awards.

Martina Gomez has been nominated for the Student Nurse of the Year: Learning Disabilities award. She was recognised for her passion and drive to address inequalities people with learning disabilities face, taking multiple leadership roles to nurture and inspire her peers and her work on the frontline during the Covid-19 pandemic....


Research into rehabilitation of long Covid patients to be launched by Kingston University and St George's, University of London

Posted Monday 19 July 2021

Research into rehabilitation of long Covid patients to be launched by Kingston University and St George's, University of London

A new research project looking at developing personalised rehabilitation programmes for patients with long Covid will be led by a team from Kingston University, St George's, University of London and Cardiff University, after receiving major funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

Led by Professor Fiona Jones, from the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education at Kingston and St George's, the project will work in partnership with individuals living with long Covid to design and evaluate a package of self-management support personalised to their needs....


Covid-19 anxiety syndrome still causing one in five to struggle with return to normal living, new survey involving Kingston University expert finds

Posted Tuesday 6 July 2021

Covid-19 anxiety syndrome still causing one in five to struggle with return to normal living, new survey involving Kingston University expert finds

A new survey by Kingston University in collaboration with London South Bank University (LSBU) has found that Covid-19 Anxiety Syndrome is still causing many people to struggle with reintegration into daily life.

The new UK-wide survey of 975 people, conducted in late June, comes in the week the government set out plans to remove most Covid-19 restrictions from 19th July....


Hundreds of young people receive first Covid-19 jabs during two-day walk-in vaccination drive for over-18s at Kingston University

Posted Monday 28 June 2021

Hundreds of young people receive first Covid-19 jabs during  two-day walk-in vaccination drive for over-18s at Kingston University

A walk-in vaccination service at Kingston University saw hundreds of students, staff and young people aged 18 and over from across the borough visit campus to receive their first doses of the Pfizer vaccine.

The two-day public walk-in service was held at the University's community vaccination hub, which is run in partnership with two local Primary Care Networks and South West London CCG. It formed part of efforts to help support Kingston Council's surge vaccination programme to combat rising Covid-19 rates in the borough, particularly among young people....

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