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Kingston University research associate receives Women in Innovation award for pioneering idea to speed up nuclear decommissioning

Kingston University research associate receives Women in Innovation award for pioneering idea to speed up nuclear decommissioning

An innovative new tool that could help revolutionise the clean-up process at decommissioning nuclear power sites has been developed by a Kingston University research associate who has won a Women in Innovation award.

Thinking with our hands can help find new ways of solving problems, research from Kingston University psychology experts reveals

Thinking with our hands can help find new ways of solving problems, research from Kingston University psychology experts reveals

New research by two Kingston University psychology experts is challenging the idea that thinking only takes place in the head - and is instead heavily influenced by how we interact with the world around us

Kingston University music researcher Caroline Potter's study of French composer Erik Satie's life named Sunday Times Classical Music Book of the Year

Kingston University music researcher Caroline Potter's study of French composer Erik Satie's life named Sunday Times Classical Music Book of the Year

A Kingston University music expert has scooped the Sunday Times Classical Music Book of the Year award for a study that delves into the world and works of influential Parisian composer Erik Satie.

Kingston University psychology student presents at international conferences after being first undergraduate to win prestigious scholarship

Kingston University psychology student presents at international conferences after being first undergraduate to win prestigious scholarship

Kingston University psychology student Rose Martin has become the first undergraduate to be awarded the highly-regarded Jane Beattie Memorial Travel Scholarship.

Leading diplomats and academics from around Europe share their views on the challenges to come at Kingston University Brexit event

Leading diplomats and academics from around Europe share their views on the challenges to come at Kingston University Brexit event

The process to separate Britain from the European Union and the impact Brexit will have across the continent were discussed at a Kingston University event that brought together key players in the debate from across Europe.

Integrity Research Group at Kingston Law School set to make sure punishment fits the crime in fight against corruption

Integrity Research Group at Kingston Law School set to make sure punishment fits the crime in fight against corruption

The Integrity Research Group at Kingston Law School aims to identify activity that will make a concrete impact on policies surrounding corruption.

Stories of 9/11 and 7/7 survivors shared as linguistics expert gives insight in to narratives describing trauma during Kingston University-hosted TEDx event

Stories of 9/11 and 7/7 survivors shared as linguistics expert gives insight in to narratives describing trauma during Kingston University-hosted TEDx event

A Kingston University academic shared her research into how people use stories to describe traumatic experiences - including survivors of the terrorist attacks on New York's World Trade Centre in 2001 and the London bombings in 2005 - as part of her talk on the power of stories at Saturday's TEDx event, hosted at the University.

Kingston University appoints three pioneering researchers in science and business to post of professor

Kingston University appoints three pioneering researchers in science and business to post of professor

A researcher who is using images of the eye to predict the risk of heart attacks is one of three academic experts to have been appointed to join the professorial ranks at Kingston University.

High quality research at Kingston University showcased during student conferences

High quality research at Kingston University showcased during student conferences

Postgraduate researchers from the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing recently shared some of the latest cutting edge research being undertaken at the University, during two student conferences held in June.

Kingston University professor calls on Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to introduce HPV vaccination for boys

Kingston University professor calls on Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt to introduce HPV vaccination for boys

Professor Giampiero Favato of Kingston University's Business School delivered a letter to the Minister of Health from clinicians, scientists and academics with a special interest in the human papillomavirus (HPV) and its associated diseases.

Scholars of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Avengers converge on Kingston University for conference examining work of writer and director Joss Whedon

Scholars of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Avengers converge on Kingston University for conference examining work of writer and director Joss Whedon

Kingston University plays host to an international conference dedicated to the work of Joss Whedon – creator of cult TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and writer and director of blockbuster film Avengers Assemble.

Exploring the UK freelance workforce

Exploring the UK freelance workforce

This new report presents data drawn from official UK government sources to develop a picture of the current UK freelance workforce and looks at trends in freelance working.

Chief Nursing Officer for England Jane Cummings to share vision on future of healthcare services with students as visiting professor at Kingston University and St George's, University of London

Chief Nursing Officer for England Jane Cummings to share vision on future of healthcare services with students as visiting professor at Kingston University and St George's, University of London

England's Chief Nursing Officer Professor Jane Cummings will share her vision for the future of patient care with staff and students at Kingston University and St George's, University of London win a new role at the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education.

Kingston University pharmacy students lead the way in using social media to help tackle key public health issues

Kingston University pharmacy students lead the way in using social media to help tackle key public health issues

Pharmacy students at Kingston University are developing new ways of using social media to help tackle key public health issues such as obesity, smoking and cancer awareness. As part of a project aiming to show how community pharmacy teams could use digital platforms to deliver health campaigns to a wide audience, final year students were tasked with setting up and managing Facebook pages to share evidence-based advice around the world.

Jamaican Government calls on Kingston University academic's expertise to tighten laws preventing money laundering

Jamaican Government calls on Kingston University academic's expertise to tighten laws preventing money laundering

A Kingston University financial crime expert has been called upon by the Jamaican Government to help shape new legislation to strengthen the country's laws on financial sanctions.

Chernobyl 30 years on: Kingston University radiation expert Dr Alan Flowers reflects on impact of worst nuclear accident in history

Chernobyl 30 years on: Kingston University radiation expert Dr Alan Flowers reflects on impact of worst nuclear accident in history

A Kingston University expert has returned to the site of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor accident as part of an international delegation of scientists commemorating the 30th anniversary of the disaster.

Endurance runner Susie Chan enters Guinness World Records' books after verification of 12-hour treadmill distance set at Kingston University

Endurance runner Susie Chan enters Guinness World Records' books after verification of 12-hour treadmill distance set at Kingston University

Ultra runner Susie Chan has officially entered the record books after her 12-hour treadmill attempt at Kingston University was verified by Guinness World Records. The 40 year old, who was supported by a team of sport science and exercise experts in the University's human performance laboratory, set a new women's world record for greatest distance run on a treadmill in 12 hours on 30 January.

Eating dark chocolate every day could help boost athletic performance, Kingston University research reveals

Eating dark chocolate every day could help boost athletic performance, Kingston University research reveals

Dark chocolate has already been hailed for its positive effects on cardiovascular health – and now a study undertaken at London's Kingston University has found the tasty treat could help give sports enthusiasts an extra edge in their fitness training. A team led by postgraduate research student Rishikesh Kankesh Patel discovered that dark chocolate provides similar benefits to beetroot juice, now taken regularly by elite athletes after studies showed it can improve performance.

Judge Advocate General Jeff Blackett talks about the UK court martial process at Law School's 50th anniversary lecture

Judge Advocate General Jeff Blackett talks about the UK court martial process at Law School's 50th anniversary lecture

Kingston University students enjoyed a rare opportunity to hear from a senior British judge earlier this month, during an exclusive talk by His Honour Judge Jeff Blackett, Judge Advocate General.

Kingston University music expert leads tributes to commemorate renowned French composer Henri Dutilleux's 100th anniversary

Kingston University music expert leads tributes to commemorate renowned French composer Henri Dutilleux's 100th anniversary

A Kingston University music specialist has hailed the inspiring legacy of late composer Henri Dutilleux, as figures from the world of classical music gather to mark 100 years since his birth.

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