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

Pets help retired owners fall asleep more easily and feel better about their neighbourhood, research from Kingston University and St George's, University of London 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.

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.

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.

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)

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

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.

Esteemed music producer Tony Visconti shares tips on working with artists including David Bowie and Marc Bolan during Kingston University masterclass

Esteemed music producer Tony Visconti shares tips on working with artists including David Bowie and Marc Bolan during Kingston University masterclass

Legendary record producer and visiting professor Tony Visconti has shared his experience of working alongside world-renowned rock and pop artists in a masterclass with students at Kingston University's Visconti Studio.

SpaceX: Sending cars to Mars is fun – but reusable rocket could eventually help solve world's energy problems, says Kingston University space expert

SpaceX: Sending cars to Mars is fun – but reusable rocket could eventually help solve world's energy problems, says Kingston University space expert

Kingston University rocket expert says successful launch of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy will make huge difference to reducing cost of reaching orbit – and could even help harness solar power from space in years to come

Post-Brexit Britain – agile and innovative or sleeping museum? Kingston School of Art Dean says creative industries key to nation's future

Post-Brexit Britain – agile and innovative or sleeping museum? Kingston School of Art Dean says creative industries key to nation's future

Professor Colin Rhodes backs the energy and entrepreneurship of the sector as defining characteristics of a successful nation and explodes some of the myths about art education.

Historical research expert welcomes release of newly declassified files on Thatcher and Major governments

Historical research expert welcomes release of newly declassified files on Thatcher and Major governments

A historian of contemporary British history at Kingston University has highlighted the significance of new archival evidence on the tense relationship that developed between two former British Prime Ministers, Margaret Thatcher and John Major.

New style of community nursing improves care for patients with complex needs, Kingston University and St George's, University of London researchers find

New style of community nursing improves care for patients with complex needs, Kingston University and St George's, University of London researchers find

A report led by Professor Vari Drennan MBE from the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education reveals Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust's neighbourhood nursing programme benefits patients, carers and nurses.

Kingston University expert urges rethink on public sector funding as he is honoured for outstanding contribution at Social Worker of Year Awards

Kingston University expert urges rethink on public sector funding as he is honoured for outstanding contribution at Social Worker of Year Awards

Emeritus professor Ray Jones, from Kingston University, saw his 50 year career in the social work profession honoured with the outstanding contribution accolade at the annual Social Worker of the Year Awards.

Kingston School of Art's Dr Azadeh Fatehrad showcases the work of legendary Iranian filmmaker Sohrab Shahid Saless

Kingston School of Art's Dr Azadeh Fatehrad showcases the work of legendary Iranian filmmaker Sohrab Shahid Saless

Azadeh Fatehrad, a researcher at Kingston School of Art, has curated a programme of films from Iranian filmmaker Sohrab Shahid Saless.

Disability Rights history comes to life – oral history project helps Kingston University student nurses and teachers learn about disability and inclusion

Disability Rights history comes to life – oral history project helps Kingston University student nurses and teachers learn about disability and inclusion

Kingston University students are playing a vital role in sharing the stories of those who helped make history during the disability rights movement as part of a pioneering initiative.

Kingston University's UN law expert returns to Jamaica to advise government in cracking down on terror related activities

Kingston University's UN law expert returns to Jamaica to advise government in cracking down on terror related activities

Dr Gauri Sinha, Kingston University's lecturer in law from the School of Social and Behavioural Sciences, has embarked on her second trip to Jamaica in two years, as she continues to help the country formulate its legislation in accordance with the rules of the United Nations.

New research by Kingston Business School expert debunks myths around best way to manage emails at work

New research by Kingston Business School expert debunks myths around best way to manage emails at work

A study by Kingston University occupational psychology expert Dr Emma Russell is challenging some of the commonly-held beliefs around the best way to manage - and use - emails in the workplace.

Kingston University expert helps develop app that uses artificial intelligence to create 3D selfies from photographs

Kingston University expert helps develop app that uses artificial intelligence to create 3D selfies from photographs

Researchers from Kingston University and the University of Nottingham have trained an artificial intelligence system to create 3D models of people's faces from a single photograph.

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