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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.

Can artificial intelligence spot warning signs of oral cancer? Kingston University experts develop system for mobile phone app in new study

Can artificial intelligence spot warning signs of oral cancer? Kingston University experts develop system for mobile phone app in new study

Kingston University experts are exploring how artificial intelligence could be trained to detect the early signs of oral cancer using a mobile phone app. Professors Sarah Barman and Paolo Remagnino have secured £146,000 for the two year Medical Research Council-funded project, which will see them work alongside experts from the University of Malaya and Cancer Research Malaysia.

April 2019

Textbook by Kingston University and St George's, University of London child nursing experts attracts international interest

Textbook by Kingston University and St George's, University of London child nursing experts attracts international interest

A newly-published textbook, written solely by child nursing lecturers from Kingston University and St George's, University of London, has received rights requests from across the globe after becoming the first teaching tool of its kind to hit the shelves.

Sir Brian Leveson hails Kingston University's online archive of landmark public inquiry in to journalism during Discover Leveson project launch event

Sir Brian Leveson hails Kingston University's online archive of landmark public inquiry in to journalism during Discover Leveson project launch event

Sir Brian Leveson has highlighted the importance of ensuring the lessons of his landmark examination of standards in journalism are not forgotten at an event launching Kingston University's online archive of the Leveson Inquiry.

March 2019

Do electrodes make you smarter? Kingston University neuroscientist casts doubt on benefit of using electric currents to improve memory

Do electrodes make you smarter? Kingston University neuroscientist casts doubt on benefit of using electric currents to improve memory

Dr Giulia Galli was part of an international research team who investigated the effectiveness of applying electrical currents to the brain to improve memory and enhance cognitive ability.

Health economist claims Government's failure to offer HPV catch-up vaccinations to older boys is discriminatory

Health economist claims Government's failure to offer HPV catch-up vaccinations to older boys is discriminatory

Kingston Business School health economist Profesor Giampiero Favato believes omitting older boys from the national HPV vaccination programme poses serious risks.

Politics expert Dr Robin Pettitt analyses domestic and international costs of Brexit

Politics expert Dr Robin Pettitt analyses domestic and international costs of Brexit

Dr Pettitt explores the long term impact of the the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union.

Leading social work researcher Professor Shulamit Ramon awarded honorary degree by Kingston University and St George's, University of London

Leading social work researcher Professor Shulamit Ramon awarded honorary degree by Kingston University and St George's, University of London

Leading social work researcher Professor Shulamit Ramon has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Kingston University and St George's, University of London.

February 2019

New physician associates an asset to hospital medical and surgical teams, study from Kingston University and St George's, University of London finds

New physician associates an asset to hospital medical and surgical teams, study from Kingston University and St George's, University of London finds

A first study into the impact of a new type of health worker in NHS hospitals, physician associates, has found they benefit medical and surgical teams and their patients, according to research by Kingston University and St George's, University of London.

January 2019

Equipping ambulances with 5G video streaming: Kingston University project with global connectivity provider Pangea set to revolutionise emergency services

Equipping ambulances with 5G video streaming: Kingston University project with global connectivity provider Pangea set to revolutionise emergency services

A cutting edge 5G-enabled video streaming system that will allow A&E doctors to make life-saving decisions on patient care by viewing live footage from ambulances is being developed by Kingston University and Internet of Things (IoT) company Pangea Connected.

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