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Kingston University politics expert examines the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the US elections

Kingston University politics expert examines the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the US elections

The Covid-19 pandemic set the scene for a unique electoral cycle in the USA, says senior lecturer in politics Dr Peter Finn. Here he reflects on the historical events of 2020.

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

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).

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

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.

June 2021

Kingston University research team win University Alliance honour for online support for people with learning disabilities during pandemic

Kingston University research team win University Alliance honour for online support for people with learning disabilities during pandemic

A popular webinar series to support people with learning disabilities during the Covid-19 pandemic has won Kingston University an honour in this year's University Alliance's ‘Alliance Awards 2021'.

Kingston University psychologists investigate impact of Covid-19 pandemic on mental health of young people with behavioural issues

Kingston University psychologists investigate impact of Covid-19 pandemic on mental health of young people with behavioural issues

Psychologists at Kingston University are exploring how the pandemic has affected the mental health of young people with behavioural issues and their families – and how it could be mitigated.

Kingston University and St George's, University of London to support project to tackle health inequalities for people with learning disabilities

Kingston University and St George's, University of London to support project to tackle health inequalities for people with learning disabilities

A new collaboration will see Kingston University and St George's, University of London team up with King's College London to support the NHS tacklicg health inequalities for people with learning disabilities and autism.

Kingston School of Art sustainable design projects feature in London Design Biennale alongside work from world's most forward-thinking creatives

Kingston School of Art sustainable design projects feature in London Design Biennale alongside work from world's most forward-thinking creatives

Four Kingston School of Art research projects are on display at this year's London Design Biennale. Based around ideas of sustainable design and covering subjects ranging from architecture in India to reusable packaging for beauty products, the exhibition runs until the end of June at Sommerset House.

Untold stories of nuclear power stations to be uncovered in cultural heritage research led by Kingston University Cold War expert

Untold stories of nuclear power stations to be uncovered in cultural heritage research led by Kingston University Cold War expert

A Cold War expert from Kingston University is expecting a cache of untold stories to be unearthed from the communities who worked at decommissioned nuclear power stations and raised their families nearby during a new cultural heritage project.

May 2021

Optimal balance of doctors, nurses and advanced practice health professionals in NHS Emergency Departments to be examined in new study funded by National Institute of Health Research

Optimal balance of doctors, nurses and advanced practice health professionals in NHS Emergency Departments to be examined in new study funded by National Institute of Health Research

How emergency services are delivered at NHS hospitals – and what make-up of health professional staff provides the best patient experience - will be explored as part of a National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) funded study involving healthcare experts from Kingston University and St George's, University of London.

International study involving Kingston University expert sheds light on elite athletes' views on clean sport, cheating and anti-doping efforts

International study involving Kingston University expert sheds light on elite athletes' views on clean sport, cheating and anti-doping efforts

How top athletes from across the world define clean sport - and their views on how cheating affects them - has been explored in an international study that could help develop more effective, targeted anti-doping education. A team of researchers from Kingston University, the University of Birmingham, the University of Roehampton, the University of Chichester and Leeds Beckett University worked with elite athletes and National Anti-Doping Organisations (NADOs) to find out what it means to compete clean at the highest level of sport.

Covid-19 anxiety syndrome may prevent people from returning to normal living after pandemic, new research involving Kingston University expert finds

Covid-19 anxiety syndrome may prevent people from returning to normal living after pandemic, new research involving Kingston University expert finds

‘Covid-19 anxiety syndrome' may cause a significant number of people to struggle with a return to normal daily life in the UK after the pandemic, new research by Kingston University and London South Bank University has revealed.

Kingston University PhD student helping children with complex needs understand grief through specially designed toys

Kingston University PhD student helping children with complex needs understand grief through specially designed toys

A Kingston University PhD student has created a set of toys to help children with complex needs learn how to express grief and deal with other difficult emotions.

April 2021

Kingston University to develop ground-breaking technology in partnership with homecare provider Salutem to support people with autism and learning difficulties

Kingston University to develop ground-breaking technology in partnership with homecare provider Salutem to support people with autism and learning difficulties

Kingston University has teamed up with Salutem Care and Education in a £220,000 technology project to improve care for people with autism and learning difficulties. Experts from the University's School of Computer Science and Mathematics will work with the homecare provider to design and develop a sophisticated sensor system that will alert carers when urgent support is needed.

March 2021

Health and social care expert Professor Fiona Ross CBE appointed Emeritus Professor at Kingston University and St George's, University of London

Health and social care expert Professor Fiona Ross CBE appointed Emeritus Professor at Kingston University and St George's, University of London

Health and social care expert at Kingston University and St George's, University of London Professor Fiona Ross CBE has been appointed Emeritus Professor in the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education after giving more than 30 years' service.

Amplifying the voice of consumers is essential for advancing fair trade and sustainability, says Kingston University researcher during Fairtrade Fortnight

Amplifying the voice of consumers is essential for advancing fair trade and sustainability, says Kingston University researcher during Fairtrade Fortnight

Understanding and listening to consumers is essential to promote fair trade and sustainability, says a Kingston University expert who shared some of her research findings during Fairtrade Fortnight.

February 2021

Major project involving Kingston University reduces inpatient falls in hospitals and saves NHS £13 million

Major project involving Kingston University reduces inpatient falls in hospitals and saves NHS £13 million

A 10-year project to reduce the number of inpatient falls has saved the NHS more than £13 million, thanks to a team of researchers including an academic from Kingston University and St George's, University of London.

Kingston University researchers ask public to help uncover details of lives of Victorian-era postal workers as part of Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine's Transcription Tuesday

Kingston University researchers ask public to help uncover details of lives of Victorian-era postal workers as part of Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine's Transcription Tuesday

Researchers from Kingston University are appealing for the public's help with the transcription of rare pension records that could reveal fascinating insights into the lives and illnesses suffered by postal workers during the Victorian era.

Kingston University study reveals how earlier stockpiling and increased storage capacity could have dramatically reduced costs of sourcing PPE during Covid-19 pandemic

Kingston University study reveals how earlier stockpiling and increased storage capacity could have dramatically reduced costs of sourcing PPE during Covid-19 pandemic

Kingston University researchers have used a mathematical model known as game theory to explore how the challenge of securing sufficient levels of vital personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers during the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic could have been mitigated.

January 2021

Kingston University and St George's, University of London fellow appointed to prestigious panel for Research Excellence Framework

Kingston University and St George's, University of London fellow appointed to prestigious panel for Research Excellence Framework

A leading researcher at Kingston University and St George's, University of London has become the fourth in the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education to be appointed to a prestigious panel for the Government's Research Excellence Framework (REF).

Kingston University appoints leading educator Professor Helen Laville as Provost

Kingston University appoints leading educator Professor Helen Laville as Provost

Professor Helen Laville has been appointed Provost of Kingston University - a newly created position that will see her provide a single point of leadership for all academic endeavour at the institution.