Researchers at Kingston share their expertise by offering unique perspectives on current affairs. Join the discussion.
A Kingston University study has found people from Black and Asian backgrounds more reluctant to engage in Covid-19 testing due to feelings of alienation and lack of trust in government and healthcare agencies.
Restaurants and coffee shops that use branded ingredients in their menu items and products could significantly increase sales and how much customers are willing to pay, new research from a Kingston University marketing expert shows.
A theory that a rise in population density leads to a declining birth rate has been explored in an international study involving a Kingston University expert.
The global response to two major health crises in recent history – the HIV pandemic and Covid-19 – and the experiences of people who lived through them, is being explored through new research by a Kingston University sociologist.
A team of academics from Kingston University are sharing their expertise to support the development of new devices for monitoring pollutants within honeybee hives in a project funded from the BIG South London Voucher Scheme.
The Covid-19 pandemic set the scene for a unique electoral cycle in the USA, says senior lecturer in politics Dr Peter Finn. Here he reflects on the historical events of 2020.
Last week saw the publication of the government-commissioned National Food Strategy – an independent report led by restaurateur Henry Dimbleby which outlined how the country's food system and our diets need to change to meet health, climate and nature targets. Here, Kingston University associate professor in nutrition Dr Hilda Mulrooney, a member of the British Dietetic Association's specialist obesity group, analyses the findings and sets out the importance of taking forward some of the key recommendations.
A new survey by Kingston University in collaboration with London South Bank University (LSBU) has found that Covid-19 Anxiety Syndrome is still causing many people to struggle with reintegration into daily life.
A popular webinar series to support people with learning disabilities during the Covid-19 pandemic has won Kingston University an honour in this year's University Alliance's ‘Alliance Awards 2021'.
Psychologists at Kingston University are exploring how the pandemic has affected the mental health of young people with behavioural issues and their families – and how it could be mitigated.
A Cold War expert from Kingston University is expecting a cache of untold stories to be unearthed from the communities who worked at decommissioned nuclear power stations and raised their families nearby during a new cultural heritage project.
‘Covid-19 anxiety syndrome' may cause a significant number of people to struggle with a return to normal daily life in the UK after the pandemic, new research by Kingston University and London South Bank University has revealed.
Kingston University has teamed up with Salutem Care and Education in a £220,000 technology project to improve care for people with autism and learning difficulties. Experts from the University's School of Computer Science and Mathematics will work with the homecare provider to design and develop a sophisticated sensor system that will alert carers when urgent support is needed.
As the United Kingdom continues its gradual unlocking of society with the reopening of non-essential retail, business and consumer expert at Kingston University Dr Patricia Harris looks at how the latest lifting of Covid-19 restrictions will affect the high street and the shops that have been closed since the turn of the year.
The announcement by medicines watchdog the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) that exercise should be recommended to people suffering from chronic pain, rather than prescribed painkillers, has been welcomed by rehabilitation science expert at Kingston University and St George's, University of London Professor Mike Hurley. Professor Hurley, whose award-winning programme ESCAPE-pain has now helped more than 20,000 people with chronic hip and knee pain and saved the NHS an estimated £30 million in the process, gives his thoughts on the new guidance.
Women working in senior academic roles across Kingston University share details of their research and how it is making a difference, as well as discussing the importance of work to ensure more women professors and associate professors are supported through their careers, alongside advice for female students and early career researchers working towards promotion.
Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, learning disability and palliative care expert at Kingston University and St George's, University of London Professor Irene Tuffrey-Wijne has been campaigning to ensure those with learning disabilities were prioritised for a vaccine. It's been announced the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) advised the government everyone on the GP learning disability register should be fast-tracked for a jab. Professor Tuffrey-Wijne gave her reaction to the news she had been calling for.
Understanding and listening to consumers is essential to promote fair trade and sustainability, says a Kingston University expert who shared some of her research findings during Fairtrade Fortnight.
Dr Max Morris is a Lecturer in Criminology at Kingston University. For LGBT+ History Month, Dr Morris reflects on media representations of and research about HIV. They gave a guest talk for students and staff hosted by the Union of Kingston Students.
As part of LGBT+ History Month, Dr Mark Brown, senior lecturer in learning disability nursing at Kingston University, explains why people with learning disabilities still face barriers to expressing their sexuality identity and what should be done about it.