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Leading experts from across country explore future treatments for cancer, diabetes and dementia at Kingston University drug discovery symposium

Leading experts from across country explore future treatments for cancer, diabetes and dementia at Kingston University drug discovery symposium

Ways that new, targeted therapies for diseases such as cancer, diabetes and dementia can be successfully taken from the lab to the clinic have been explored during a Kingston University event that brought together leading researchers and industry experts from across the United Kingdom.

October 2019

Routine ward rounds not delivering patients quality care, partnership study involving Kingston University and St George's, University of London finds

Routine ward rounds not delivering patients quality care, partnership study involving Kingston University and St George's, University of London finds

The widespread practice of routine ward rounds in England, known as intentional rounding, may not be the best way for nurses to deliver care to patients, a partnership study involving Kingston University and St George's, University of London has revealed.

Fair trade finding new markets in developing countries as India's shoppers outstrip UK consumers in demand for ethical products, Kingston University research reveals

Fair trade finding new markets in developing countries as India's shoppers outstrip UK consumers in demand for ethical products, Kingston University research reveals

Dr Smirti Kutaula, an ethical consumer behaviour and sustainability expert at Kingston Business School, examined perceptions of fair trade and buying behaviour in the two countries

Kingston University's integral role at heart of community celebrated at civic showcase event in borough's Guildhall

Kingston University's integral role at heart of community celebrated at civic showcase event in borough's Guildhall

The key role Kingston University plays in the community was showcased at the borough's Guildhall as staff and students made the most of the opportunity to demonstrate the ways in which they enrich the lives of people across the borough.

Health care research professor at Kingston University and St George's, University of London named Academy of Social Sciences Fellow

Health care research professor at Kingston University and St George's, University of London named Academy of Social Sciences Fellow

Professor of Health care research at Kingston University and St George's, University of London Annette Boaz has been conferred as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

Kingston University and the Royal Borough of Kingston join forces to bring historic Muybridge collection back to borough

Kingston University and the Royal Borough of Kingston join forces to bring historic Muybridge collection back to borough

The unique material, part of the Victorian photographer's own personal collection which he bequeathed to Kingston Museum on his death, will be housed in the University's flagship new Town House building.

 Kingston University's School of Engineering and the Environment receives Athena SWAN bronze award from Advance HE

Kingston University's School of Engineering and the Environment receives Athena SWAN bronze award from Advance HE

Kingston University's School of Engineering and the Environment has become the third department to receive an Athena SWAN bronze award for its commitment to gender equality and inclusivity.

European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake among visitors to Kingston University's lab in a lorry at New Scientist Live event

European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake among visitors to Kingston University's lab in a lorry at New Scientist Live event

Hundreds of science enthusiasts were given a taster of some of Kingston University's STEM equipment and outreach activities as New Scientist Live opened its doors at ExCel London on Thursday, with visitors to the University's stand including British astronaut Tim Peake.

September 2019

NHS includes award-winning pain rehabilitation programme from Kingston University and St George's, University of London in its long term plan

NHS includes award-winning pain rehabilitation programme from Kingston University and St George's, University of London in its long term plan

An award-winning programme created by a Kingston University and St George's, University of London professor to help people with chronic hip and knee pain has received national recognition – after cutting NHS waiting times and saving the service millions of pounds.

Green entrepreneurs need access to finance to help UK meet emissions targets, Kingston University experts warn

Green entrepreneurs need access to finance to help UK meet emissions targets, Kingston University experts warn

Start-up businesses working on innovations to help combat climate change must have access to reliable funding if the United Kingdom is to meet its carbon emission reduction targets, according to leading business experts from Kingston University in London.

Some children with autism more able to read thoughts and feelings from facial expressions than previously thought, Kingston University research reveals

Some children with autism more able to read thoughts and feelings from facial expressions than previously thought, Kingston University research reveals

The ability of people with autism to read what someone is feeling or thinking by looking at their eyes and face may have been underestimated, according to research conducted by a developmental psychology expert from Kingston University.

Kingston School of Art professor and Fixperts founder Daniel Charny awarded Design Innovation Medal at London Design Festival

Kingston School of Art professor and Fixperts founder Daniel Charny awarded Design Innovation Medal at London Design Festival

The Design Innovation Medal is one of four awarded by a panel of established designers, industry commentators and influencers to recognise the contribution made by leading figures and emerging talent both in London and across the wider sector.

August 2019

Pupils' designs built by Kingston University take centre stage at Primary Engineer launch event at Gatwick Airport

Pupils' designs built by Kingston University take centre stage at Primary Engineer launch event at Gatwick Airport

Prototypes for designs to solve engineering challenges built by Kingston University and dreamt up by school pupils went on show at Gatwick Airport as part of a launch event for a Primary Engineer competition.

Exhibition sheds light on women's experiences in the era of mass introduction of electricity to rural homes in Ireland

Exhibition sheds light on women's experiences in the era of mass introduction of electricity to rural homes in Ireland

Kingston University researcher and senior lecturer in design history and theory, Dr Sorcha O'Brien has co-curated an exhibition looking at how the lives of women were affected by the electricfication of rural Ireland. ‘Kitchen Power - Women's experiences of rural electrification' is the flagship temporary exhibition at the Museum's Country Life site this year.

Should a Theresa May memoir be released? Experts at Kingston University create novel formula to guide publishers on the potential success or failure of political biographies

Should a Theresa May memoir be released? Experts at Kingston University create novel formula to guide publishers on the potential success or failure of political biographies

A recent debate on social media about whether or not the book-buying public has an appetite for an autobiography of former Prime Minister Theresa May has prompted a publishing expert and economist from Kingston University to team up to analyse how to predict if a political memoir will be a hit or a flop.

End of life and palliative care for people with learning disabilities needs improving, Kingston University and St George's, University of London expert tells House of Lords lecture

End of life and palliative care for people with learning disabilities needs improving, Kingston University and St George's, University of London expert tells House of Lords lecture

Pioneering cancer charity Marie Curie has called on the expertise of world-leading learning disability and palliative care expert at Kingston University and St George's, University of London Professor Irene Tuffrey-Wijne to share her insight and ground-breaking research on the topic at the House of Lords.

July 2019

Kingston University expert designs new sensory room for local care home residents living with dementia

Kingston University expert designs new sensory room for local care home residents living with dementia

Residents of the dementia suite at a Kingston care home have had their lives enhanced by a new sensory room created by a leading design researcher from Kingston University.

A sustainable future for construction – Kingston University hosts international conference to help tackle climate crisis

A sustainable future for construction – Kingston University hosts international conference to help tackle climate crisis

Experts from around the world have gathered at Kingston University for an international conference to discuss the challenges and potential solutions that could play a key role in helping tackle the climate crisis.

Innovative school pupils' designs showcased at Kingston University as part of Primary Engineer's London Leaders Awards

Innovative school pupils' designs showcased at Kingston University as part of Primary Engineer's London Leaders Awards

Creative solutions to global engineering problems dreamed up by young innovators of the future were unveiled at Kingston University as part of an annual Primary Engineer competition.

June 2019

Combating climate change: Kingston University PhD student's renewable energy research wins plaudits in Three Minute Thesis competition

Combating climate change: Kingston University PhD student's renewable energy research wins plaudits in Three Minute Thesis competition

A postgraduate student whose research in to how communities could help tackle climate change by cooperatively harnessing renewable energy is set to represent Kingston University in the national semi-finals of the global Three Minute Thesis competition.

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