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July 2018

Strong leadership of allied health professions key to transforming NHS, according study by Kingston University and St George's, University of London

Strong leadership of allied health professions key to transforming NHS, according study by Kingston University and St George's, University of London

Ensuring physiotherapists, paramedics, occupational therapists and the other roles that make up the 14 allied health professions have robust, strategic-level leadership in place is key to unlocking their potential to transform patient care across the NHS, new research by Kingston University and St George's, University of London, has revealed.

Campaign supported by Kingston University Professor's research leads to extension of HPV vaccine to 400,000 UK boys to protect against certain cancers

Campaign supported by Kingston University Professor's research leads to extension of HPV vaccine to 400,000 UK boys to protect against certain cancers

Research by Kingston Business School professor Giampiero Favato has led to the Joint Committee of Vaccinations and Immunisations advising Government to vaccinate boys against HPV which in turn has led to health ministers in England, Scotland and Wales confirming the HPV vaccine will be extended to all UK boys by September next year.

Kingston University appoints Professor Jill Schofield as Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of its new Faculty of Business and Social Sciences

Kingston University appoints Professor Jill Schofield as Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of its new Faculty of Business and Social Sciences

Professor Jill Schofield – an eminent business management expert and academic leader – has been appointed Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of Kingston University's new Faculty of Business and Social Sciences.

Healthcare experts from Kingston University and St George's, University of London reflect on the challenges facing the NHS at 70

Healthcare experts from Kingston University and St George's, University of London reflect on the challenges facing the NHS at 70

As the NHS turns 70, three experts from the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education have highlighted some of the fundamental issues the service needs to navigate as it looks to the future.

June 2018

Kingston University welcomes local community on to campus for its annual Civic Reception showcasing the work of staff and students

Kingston University welcomes local community on to campus for its annual Civic Reception showcasing the work of staff and students

Kingston University's commitment to being at the heart of the community was highlighted at its annual Civic Reception which gave guests the opportunity to come in and see the work of staff and students.

Making maths fun: Estimation games to help nurseries and parents improve pre-schoolers' skills created by Kingston University expert

Making maths fun: Estimation games to help nurseries and parents improve pre-schoolers' skills created by Kingston University expert

A series of number games proven to boost pre-school children's confidence and ability in maths in just five weeks has been produced for nurseries and parents by a leading child psychologist from Kingston University.

Times Higher Education ranks Kingston University in top 200 young institutions across the globe

Times Higher Education ranks Kingston University in top 200 young institutions across the globe

Kingston University has been named in the world's top 200 young universities in the latest international rankings by sector-leading publication the Times Higher Education (THE)

May 2018

More support needed to protect home carers from emotional pressures of supporting people with dementia, report co-authored by Kingston University expert reveals

More support needed to protect home carers from emotional pressures of supporting people with dementia, report co-authored by Kingston University expert reveals

Home carers who provide support to elderly people with dementia need more support to help them cope with the emotional pressures of the job, found a report by Kingston University and Kings College London.

Kingston University expert appointed to Research Excellence Framework equality panel outlines need to break down gender and ethnicity barriers in research careers

Kingston University expert appointed to Research Excellence Framework equality panel outlines need to break down gender and ethnicity barriers in research careers

Professor Fiona Ross, a leading expert in nursing and services for older peoplefrom Kingston University and St George's, University of London, has been appointed to the REF's Equality and Diversity Advisory Panel

Six steps to returning to work after mental health illness – Kingston University researchers play key role in developing online toolkit for employers

Six steps to returning to work after mental health illness – Kingston University researchers play key role in developing online toolkit for employers

Researchers from Kingston University have played a key role in developing a resource for employers to help staff members returning to work after absence due to mental ill health.

Urgent review on laws around bullying and cyberbullying required, Kingston University research finds

Urgent review on laws around bullying and cyberbullying required, Kingston University research finds

The laws around cyberbullying and bullying, plus training for mental health assessments of victims, are in need of an urgent review, according to a leading psychology expert from Kingston University.

Kingston University and St George's, University of London pay tribute to leading interprofessional care expert Professor Scott Reeves

Kingston University and St George's, University of London pay tribute to leading interprofessional care expert Professor Scott Reeves

Colleagues and friends of Scott Reeves, who has died suddenly, have been remembering the popular research professor

Kingston University professor receives international honour for his world-leading work on Gothic literature

Kingston University professor receives international honour for his world-leading work on Gothic literature

A professor of English literature and creative writing at Kingston University has been internationally recognised for his outstanding contribution to the study of gothic literature.

April 2018

Kingston University rises seven places in latest Complete University Guide league tables

Kingston University rises seven places in latest Complete University Guide league tables

Kingston University climbs seven places in the newly release Complete University Guide league tables to 95 overall in the United Kingdom.

Nightclub design and club culture examined in new exhibition at Vitra Design Museum co-curated by Kingston University course leader Dr Cat Rossi

Nightclub design and club culture examined in new exhibition at Vitra Design Museum co-curated by Kingston University course leader Dr Cat Rossi

Dr Cat Rossi has followed up her research on Italian nightclub design with a co-curated show at Vitra Design Museum in Germany that looks at the relationship between discos, design and club culture.

Kingston University student  scoops Association for Publishing Education prize for work examining demand for books for autistic children

Kingston University student scoops Association for Publishing Education prize for work examining demand for books for autistic children

A Kingston University postgraduate student has drawn on her own experiences of growing up with Asperger Syndrome in France for an award-winning dissertation exploring the need for more children's books about autism to be published in her home country.

First head of state of independent Belarus recalls historic meeting that dissolved Soviet Union during Kingston University lecture

First head of state of independent Belarus recalls historic meeting that dissolved Soviet Union during Kingston University lecture

Former Belarusian leader Professor Stanislav Shushkevich spoke about the historic meeting that led to the break-up of the USSR as well as the secrecy imposed by the Soviet regime in the wake of the Chernobyl disaster during a visit to Kingston University.

March 2018

Kingston University professors appointed to prestigious panels for the 2021 Research Excellence Framework

Kingston University professors appointed to prestigious panels for the 2021 Research Excellence Framework

Professors Peter Osborne, Jane Pavitt and Mary Chambers will take part in the panels setting criteria and assessing REF 2021.

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis contends madness and conflict of Shakespeare's characters can humanise economics in Kingston University lecture

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis contends madness and conflict of Shakespeare's characters can humanise economics in Kingston University lecture

Leading economist and former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis highlighted the seminal influence Shakespeare has had on his thinking as he took centre stage at the Rose Theatre following an invitation from Kingston University.

Stephen Lawrence case: Kingston University Professor Brian Cathcart examines significance of Daily Mail coverage ahead of 25th anniversary of teenager's murder

Stephen Lawrence case: Kingston University Professor Brian Cathcart examines significance of Daily Mail coverage ahead of 25th anniversary of teenager's murder

Kingston University journalism expert Professor Brian Cathcart has given a public lecture exploring the impact of the Daily Mail's coverage of the Stephen Lawrence case.

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