Bangladeshi women are spending up to 30 per cent of their household's income on vital measures to protect their families from the devastating effects of climate change, new research by Kingston University has found. The developing country is frequently impacted by storms and flooding – as seen with the recent fatal flooding in the north-east of the country. Yet, in addition to the loss of life and impact on the population's health, environment and education, families are impacted financially, with women being the hardest hit.
The two-year project will bring together evidence from previous studies, integration initiatives and creative practice, alongside innovative new place-based research in urban, peri-urban, and rural sites across the UK.
Watergate Break-in: 50 Years Later brought together academics, authors and experts with some of the figures directly involved in the controversy that rocked American politics in the early 1970s.
The breadth and impact of research carried out across Kingston University and the contribution it makes to society will be celebrated during the institution's annual Festival of Research later this month.
Two academics from Kingston University have been named joint winners of University Alliance's Innovation Award as it played host to hundreds of higher education experts from across the United Kingdom at Town House for its annual summit.
A graduate husband and wife who realised they had a special chemistry after meeting in the first year of their Kingston University PhDs, have marked the completion of their studies crossing the stage to resounding applause in a ceremony at London's Twickenham Stadium. Tomris Coban, 30, and Cameron Robertson, 29, from Surbiton, south west London, met in the early stages of their three-year PhD programmes after being placed in the same research group in the University's Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing.
An 85-year-old Member of the House of Lords has collected a PhD from London's Kingston University, proudly declaring that no one is ever too old to keep learning.
Research by a Kingston University economist provides fresh evidence for Bitcoin being a safe haven for finance during a nation's economic crisis. The cryptocurrency proves volatile during a global crisis, however, as seen during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Seventy per cent of Kingston University's research has been rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in the Government's latest Research Excellence Framework (REF). The results represent a 10 per cent increase in the percentage of Kingston's world-leading or internationally excellent research from the previous assessment, published in 2014, with the University's overall grade point average rising to 2.89, up from 2.7 eight years ago.
Young filmmakers will be given access to 150 films from BBC Archive to creatively reuse in short films in a project led by Kingston University. The Make Film History project, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) in collaboration with BBC Archive, will see 50 new films created by young filmmakers aged between 16 and 30.
Adults with poor leg circulation who took part in one-to-one physiotherapy sessions that aimed to improve motivation and commitment to walking exercise were able to walk further than those who received usual NHS care alone, new research involving Kingston University and St George's, University of London researchers has found.
A knowledge exchange leader with a track record of developing long-standing, impactful collaborations between universities, businesses and external organisations has been appointed to a senior role at Kingston University. Dr Martin Davies will join Kingston in May as Pro Vice-Chancellor for Knowledge Exchange and Innovation.
A research team led by Kingston University and King's College London has identified seven important components of leadership in integrated health and social care teams and systems.
Psychology experts at Kingston University are exploring why workers in the rail construction industry have been reporting higher than average levels of mental ill health, with a view to identifying what help and support may be required to address the issue.
A new academy designed to help academics and doctoral students develop into research leaders has been launched by Kingston University.
A new model that demonstrates how solar panels could more effectively harness both electrical and thermal energy by addressing the issue of hotspots on solar cells has been developed as part of a study involving Kingston University.
A Kingston University study exploring social media's impact on young people has found school children as young as 11 are fame-seeking through the TikTok video-sharing platform, potentially putting their mental health at risk.
A partnership study involving Kingston University aiming to better understand and enhance the UK's response to domestic abuse and child protection is being launched, thanks to funding from the Nuffield Foundation.
New research from a Kingston University expert shows people with one of three personality traits are more likely to support the fair trade concept. The findings highlight the potential benefits of using personality-based marketing to sell fair trade products.
The UK had the highest levels of psychological distress in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic compared with other economically developed nations, according to new research by Kingston University in partnership with London South Bank University (LSBU) and Imperial College Business School.