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Community pharmacy-led vaccination champion scheme helped thousands of patients overcome hesitancy around Covid-19 jabs, Kingston University research finds

Community pharmacy-led vaccination champion scheme helped thousands of patients overcome hesitancy around Covid-19 jabs, Kingston University research finds

An award-winning scheme that saw community pharmacists support patients to understand the benefits of being jabbed against Covid-19 and overcome initial hesitancy proved hugely successful, new research by an expert from Kingston University has shown.

Food banks evolving to survive cost of living crisis, Kingston University experts find

Food banks evolving to survive cost of living crisis, Kingston University experts find

Researchers from Kingston University in London and London Metropolitan University have found that community and social supermarkets and pay-as-you-feel services are increasingly being adopted by food aid charities so they can meet demand, become more sustainable, provide choice and reduce the stigma sometimes associated with being referred to a food bank.

 Risk of heart disease can be predicted with simple eye test through artificial intelligence algorithm, research involving Kingston University finds

Risk of heart disease can be predicted with simple eye test through artificial intelligence algorithm, research involving Kingston University finds

Artificial intelligence-enabled eye scans could be used to rapidly and accurately predict whether a person is at high risk of heart disease, a new study involving researchers from Kingston University has established. The findings could pave the way for cardiovascular screening to be done more quickly and simply by using cameras, without the need for blood tests or blood pressure measurements.

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Research events

Race, racism, racialisation and decolonising academia

Race, racism, racialisation and decolonising academia
Wednesday 14 December 2022

The event is organised as part of the Criminology, Politics and Sociology Seminar Series 2022-2023 for academics outside Kingston to present their research to students and staff.

Philosophy & Law - Transdisciplinary Approaches to the Institution of Subjects: A Symposium

Philosophy & Law - Transdisciplinary Approaches to the Institution of Subjects: A Symposium
Thursday 26 January - Friday 27 January 2023

Please join us at this Symposium.

Norman Ajari - Race, Violence and the Universal

Norman Ajari - Race, Violence and the Universal
Thursday 26 January 2023

Please join us at this CRMEP public lecture.

Howard Caygill - Climate Catastrophe and the Bomb

Howard Caygill - Climate Catastrophe and the Bomb
Thursday 9 February 2023

Please join us at the CRMEP public lecture.