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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.

Rocket scientist helping Britain reach for the stars after graduating with PhD following Kingston University studies

Rocket scientist helping Britain reach for the stars after graduating with PhD following Kingston University studies

A rocket scientist from Kingston University is hoping to help play a key role in leading Britain back in to space after capping off a decade of studies at Kingston University with a PhD.

December 2018

Discover Leveson – Kingston University's new online archive of landmark public inquiry offers unique insight into journalism and society

Discover Leveson – Kingston University's new online archive of landmark public inquiry offers unique insight into journalism and society

A cutting edge new online archive created by Kingston University will give the public new insight in to the Leveson Inquiry, which examined the central role of journalism in modern society.

Kingston University and St George's, University of London expert plays key role in study to help doctors identify when terminally ill patients are close to death

Kingston University and St George's, University of London expert plays key role in study to help doctors identify when terminally ill patients are close to death

Research jointly undertaken by Kingston University and St George's, University of London's new Associate Dean of Research and Enterprise has identified the key signs and symptoms expert doctors use to recognise when terminally ill patients are dying.

November 2018

Kingston University child development scientist shares expertise with politicians in Westminster as part of Royal Society scheme

Kingston University child development scientist shares expertise with politicians in Westminster as part of Royal Society scheme

Child development expert Dr Jo Van Herwegen has been based in the House of Commons for a week finding out how research can effectively influence policy.

Kingston University philosophy expert wins Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship to explore sex division in natural history

Kingston University philosophy expert wins Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship to explore sex division in natural history

Professor of Modern European Philosophy Stella Sandford has been awarded more than £141,000 from the leading research funder to explore the philosophical basis of sex classification in natural history.

International business travel increases risk taking and puts strain on mental health, research from Kingston University and International SOS reveals

International business travel increases risk taking and puts strain on mental health, research from Kingston University and International SOS reveals

People who travel internationally as part of their work are more likely to engage in risky behaviour while away from home, according to a new study by Kingston University and International SOS Foundation.

Kingston University and St George's, University of London awarded grant to study how ambulance crews can better diagnose heart attacks

Kingston University and St George's, University of London awarded grant to study how ambulance crews can better diagnose heart attacks

Kingston University and St George's, University of London are leading a study to establish the best way to diagnose people suspected of having a heart attack after being awarded a £196,500 grant by the British Heart Foundation.

Encouraging more health workers to have flu jab needs new approach that connects on an emotional level, Kingston University research finds

Encouraging more health workers to have flu jab needs new approach that connects on an emotional level, Kingston University research finds

Persuading more health workers to have the flu jab to protect themselves and their patients cannot be done through facts and statistics alone, new research by a leading behavioural scientist from Kingston University has revealed.

October 2018

Kingston University and St George's, University of London academic awarded Honorary Fellowship from College of Paramedics

Kingston University and St George's, University of London academic awarded Honorary Fellowship from College of Paramedics

Professor of Cardiovascular Nursing Tom Quinn has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship from the College of Paramedics in recognition of his achievements and outstanding contribution to improving and advancing paramedic practice and, in turn, improving both patient care and population health.

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