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

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.

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

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.

Make Film History opens up BBC Archive to 50 young filmmakers to mark BBC centenary

Make Film History opens up BBC Archive to 50 young filmmakers to mark BBC centenary

Young filmmakers will be given access to 150 films from BBC Archive to creatively reuse in short films in a project led by Kingston University. The Make Film History project, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) in collaboration with BBC Archive, will see 50 new films created by young filmmakers aged between 16 and 30.

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KSA Show 2021

KSA Show 2021
Thursday 23 September - Tuesday 31 May 2022

Celebrate with us online for the KSA Show 2021.

On Culture's Spheres of Political Action in the Neoliberal Welfare State

On Culture's Spheres of Political Action in the Neoliberal Welfare State
Friday 20 May 2022

Please join us at this CRMEP event.