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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.

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.

Inspiring young girls through strategic approach key to driving more women in to STEM careers and closing  skills gap, experts say at Kingston University event

Inspiring young girls through strategic approach key to driving more women in to STEM careers and closing skills gap, experts say at Kingston University event

A panel of leading advocates for gender equality in the sciences discussed the reasons behind the underrepresentation of women in STEM subjects during a public event organised by Kingston University.

First Mental Health Nurses' Day a step in right direction, Kingston University and St George's, University of London expert says

First Mental Health Nurses' Day a step in right direction, Kingston University and St George's, University of London expert says

The introduction of the first-ever Mental Health Nurses' Day is a step forward in helping people understand the crucial role these specialist nurses play in supporting service users and challenging stigma that still surrounds mental illness, according to an expert from Kingston University and St George's University of London.

New parliamentary report could help tackle national childhood obesity crisis, Kingston University expert says

New parliamentary report could help tackle national childhood obesity crisis, Kingston University expert says

A new government report could be a long-awaited step in helping to tackle the national childhood obesity crisis, according to a Kingston University expert.

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.

New book by Kingston University and St George's, University of London social work expert outlines ramifications of privatising services

New book by Kingston University and St George's, University of London social work expert outlines ramifications of privatising services

A book setting out the far-reaching implications of privatising social work has been unveiled by a leading academic from Kingston University and St George's, University of London.

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.

Shifting focus from catching cheats to positive education key to protecting clean sport, Kingston University expert tells World Anti-Doping Agency conference

Shifting focus from catching cheats to positive education key to protecting clean sport, Kingston University expert tells World Anti-Doping Agency conference

The assumption most athletes would dope unless stopped should be abandoned, with the focus of anti-doping education shifting towards a more positive, values-based approach, according to a Kingston University public health expert.

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.

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.

Chancellor's Budget confirms mental health is high on Government's agenda and receiving long overdue recognition, Kingston University and St George's, University of London expert says

Chancellor's Budget confirms mental health is high on Government's agenda and receiving long overdue recognition, Kingston University and St George's, University of London expert says

Kingston University and St Georges, University of London mental health expert Professor Mary Chambers evaluates the announcement of a number of new initiatives to help people with mental health problems in this year's Budget.

Napoleon called us a nation of shopkeepers but Chancellor's Budget doesn't go far enough to defend this, Kingston University retail expert says

Napoleon called us a nation of shopkeepers but Chancellor's Budget doesn't go far enough to defend this, Kingston University retail expert says

Chancellor Philip Hammond's Budget plans to support the country's high street through cutting business rates is welcome, but doesn't do enough to support big chains, according to a Kingston University retail expert.

Pets help retired owners fall asleep more easily and feel better about their neighbourhood, Kingston and St George's research reveals

Pets help retired owners fall asleep more easily and feel better about their neighbourhood, Kingston and St George's research reveals

Health and wellbeing expert Gill Mein and statistician Robert Grant from the department of rehabilitation sciences found older people who own pets fall asleep more easily and feel consistently more positive about their local environment than those who don't have animals.

Kingston University academics appointed to UK Research and Innovation's Future Leaders Peer Review College to help identify top emerging talent

Kingston University academics appointed to UK Research and Innovation's Future Leaders Peer Review College to help identify top emerging talent

Academics from across Kingston University's four Faculties have been selected to play a key role in helping identify the country's brightest emerging research talent as part of a new fellowship set up by national funding agency UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).

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

Strong leadership of allied health professions key to transforming NHS, according to 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.

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