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Kingston University research project awarded £1.3million to examine how migrants understand home and engage in processes of home making in UK-Nordic research collaboration

Kingston University research project awarded £1.3million to examine how migrants understand home and engage in processes of home making in UK-Nordic research collaboration

Making it Home: An Aesthetic Methodological Contribution to the Study of Migrant Home-Making and Politics of Integration was one of seven projects awarded funding from NordForsk. Professor Fran Lloyd and her team will work with a range of migrant communities through workshops facilitated with NGOs in the UK, Denmark and Sweden to examine different themes of migration and integration.

June 2020

  Kingston University analytical scientist Dr James Barker presented with exceptional service award from Royal Society of Chemistry

Kingston University analytical scientist Dr James Barker presented with exceptional service award from Royal Society of Chemistry

A Kingston University expert in analytical and forensic science has received the Royal Society of Chemistry's exceptional service award for his outstanding contribution to proactively and inclusively supporting his colleagues and the wider scientific community.

New research by Kingston University into energy use could help UK householders cut bills through sustainable practices

New research by Kingston University into energy use could help UK householders cut bills through sustainable practices

A real-world research project by Kingston University which set up energy ‘living labs' to challenge the energy consumption practices of householders, is set to influence energy use in communities across the UK and contribute to European policy-making on green issues.

Kingston University students, staff and alumni share their stories and role models on International Women in Engineering Day

Kingston University students, staff and alumni share their stories and role models on International Women in Engineering Day

On International Women in Engineering Day, students, staff and graduates from Kingston University share their experiences and ambitions, as well as offering tips for young women considering a career in STEM and highlighting those who have inspired them on the way.

Kingston University and Kingston Hospital trust join forces to explore relationship between HPV and upper gastrointestinal cancers

Kingston University and Kingston Hospital trust join forces to explore relationship between HPV and upper gastrointestinal cancers

Kingston University researchers will investigate the role human papillomavirus (HPV) plays in the development of gastrointestinal cancers through a new project with Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Kingston University nursing students learn drama techniques to help cope with working on coronavirus frontline

Kingston University nursing students learn drama techniques to help cope with working on coronavirus frontline

A set of drama-based resources to help Kingston University nursing students working during the Covid-19 pandemic have been put together through a collaboration with world-leading performing arts school Guildhall School of Music & Drama.

Kingston University manufactures hundreds of protective face shields for NHS and key workers to help in coronavirus battle

Kingston University manufactures hundreds of protective face shields for NHS and key workers to help in coronavirus battle

Hundreds of face shields to help protect frontline workers during the coronavirus pandemic are being produced by a team of technicians at Kingston University. The protective face shields are being made using both laser-cutting and 3D-printing equipment in the University's workshops at the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing's Roehampton Vale campus and at Kingston School of Art's Knights Park campus.

May 2020

Chernobyl mini-series highlights questions of public trust in science and governance paralleled in Covid-19 pandemic, says Kingston University Cold War expert

Chernobyl mini-series highlights questions of public trust in science and governance paralleled in Covid-19 pandemic, says Kingston University Cold War expert

The television mini-series, Chernobyl, shines a light on questions of public trust in science and the role of scientific experts in governance, which have returned to the forefront during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a Kingston University expert in the Cold War.

Rehabilitation of Covid-19 patients at Nightingale Hospital led by speech and language expert from Kingston University and St George's, University of London

Rehabilitation of Covid-19 patients at Nightingale Hospital led by speech and language expert from Kingston University and St George's, University of London

One of the country's leading speech and language therapists, who works for Kingston University and St George's, University of London, has been called upon to spearhead the rehabilitation of patients recovering from coronavirus at London's new Nightingale Hospital.

New Kingston University study aims to shed light on people's beliefs and opinions on coronavirus testing

New Kingston University study aims to shed light on people's beliefs and opinions on coronavirus testing

The public's understanding of and attitudes towards coronavirus testing – and the factors shaping them – is being explored by a team of Kingston University researchers. As part of the project, a 15-minute public survey has been created by a team of health psychology and microbiology experts at Kingston University. The results are expected to shine a light on beliefs around testing and give an indication of how effective communication on the topic has been.

March 2020

 Kingston Business School remembers eminent entrepreneurship academic Professor David Smallbone

Kingston Business School remembers eminent entrepreneurship academic Professor David Smallbone

Tributes have been paid to a highly respected and popular academic at Kingston Business School, Professor David Smallbone.

Primary school pupil's idea for automated sink to help mum during fight with cancer brought to life by Kingston University

Primary school pupil's idea for automated sink to help mum during fight with cancer brought to life by Kingston University

A North London schoolgirl's idea for an automated height-adjusting sink to help her mum during her cancer battle has become a reality thanks to Kingston University staff and students.

February 2020

Kingston University and St George's, University of London launch unique programme to help people with learning disabilities become researchers

Kingston University and St George's, University of London launch unique programme to help people with learning disabilities become researchers

A pioneering programme to help people with learning disabilities become researchers has been launched by Kingston University and St George's, University of London.

Coronavirus infections will inevitably rise in UK but people should not stigmatise communities, Kingston University microbiology expert says

Coronavirus infections will inevitably rise in UK but people should not stigmatise communities, Kingston University microbiology expert says

Professor Mark Fielder, an expert in rapid detection and diagnosis of infectious diseases, says people should be reassured the United Kingdom's strict procedures will limit the spread of the infection.

January 2020

Bosses should encourage office chats to improve team performance, Kingston University research reveals

Bosses should encourage office chats to improve team performance, Kingston University research reveals

A new study by a Chartered Psychologist from Kingston University London shows managers should encourage time for non-work chats as part of maintaining a productive team with strong working relationships,

Are the UK's carers in crisis? Psychologists, support workers and researchers explore ways to improve support at Kingston University event

Are the UK's carers in crisis? Psychologists, support workers and researchers explore ways to improve support at Kingston University event

It's estimated unpaid carers save the NHS £136 billion pounds every year, yet there are consistent reports of the pressures this places on them. What needs to be considered when rethinking support?

Flagship multi-million pound Town House building opens at Kingston University

Flagship multi-million pound Town House building opens at Kingston University

Kingston University's landmark Town House building at the Penrhyn Road campus has opened its doors to students, staff and the community.

November 2019

Kingston Business School launches funded programme to help microbusinesses use tech to grow

Kingston Business School launches funded programme to help microbusinesses use tech to grow

Kingston Business School is inviting 50 leaders of microbusinesses to join a management programme that will help them engage with technology to boost their productivity.

Public believe more than half of fake news about healthcare spread online, major study by Kingston University reveals

Public believe more than half of fake news about healthcare spread online, major study by Kingston University reveals

Research by academics from Kingston Business School showed more than 60 per cent of misinfomration read online is believed- and trust in such claims increases if a story is seen multipe times.

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.