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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.

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.

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