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SENPHRG: Publications for November 2014

Stimulus-response compatibility tests of implicit preference for food and body image to identify people at risk for disordered eating: a validation study. Petroczi A, Khan S. Eating Behaviors 2015: 16, 54-63 doi:10.1016/j.eatbeh.2014.10.015 It is not just memory:  propositional thinking influences performance on the autobiographical Implicit Association Test. Vargo EJ, Petroczi A, Shah I, Naughton DP. Drug ...

Posted in Sport, Exercise, Nutrition and Public Health Research Group

Large grant awarded to Professor Maria Martini (EU H2020)

Innovative Quality Of Experience maNagement in Emerging  mulTimedia services (QoE-NET) The project is an   Innovative Training Network (ITN)  under the H2020-MSCA framework. This Network focuses on the analysis, design, optimization and management of the Quality Of Experience (QoE) in advanced multimedia services, creating a fully-integrated and multi-disciplinary network of twelve early stage researchers  working in and ...

Posted in Computing and Information Systems News

Kingston University and St George’s receive funding from the Medical Research Council

Automated retinal microvasular quantification as a predictor of circulatory disease risk in later life  Kingston’s School of Computing and Information Systems  and  colleagues from St George's University of London Community Health Sciences and University College London Institute of Ophthalmology have secured funding to understand how the shape and size of the retinal vessels are related to ...

Posted in Computing and Information Systems News

Successful grant application to London Fusion

The project  aims at supporting the  collaborating  SME achieving their target “Live concerts, everywhere” with an adequate  quality of experience for the users.  Adaptive video streaming techniques are proposed and implemented. Principal investigator:  Dr Maria Martini; Researchers: Dr Chaminda Hewage and Ognen Ognenoski Funding body: London Fusion Value: £9,931

Posted in Computing and Information Systems News

Improving islet transplantation success for diabetes therapy – 10 December

Dr Aileen King Kings College London Dr King is part of the Diabetes Research Group at Kings College London working with the Islet Transplantation Unit to research ways of improving the success of this procedure.  Islet transplantation can ‘cure’ diabetes in eligible patients, but currently graft survival is limited to around 5 years.  Aileen’s research uses various ...

Posted in Diabetes Research Group, IhSHA Calendar

Prof. Sergio A Velastin gives research seminar on data fusion for computer vision

Prof. Sergio A Velastin gives a research seminar at the Universidad Tecnologica Nacional (Mendoza, Argentina) on the use of data fusion for computer vision and meets academics to explore possible collaboration links.

Posted in Digital Imaging Research Centre (DIRC)

DIRC Professor gives keynote talk to IET Conference on Pattern Recognition

Prof. Sergio A Velastin gives one of the keynote talks at the IET-sponsored VI Chilean Conference on Pattern Recognition, 12-13 November, Talca, Chile (

Posted in Digital Imaging Research Centre (DIRC)

Honorary Doctorate, Tom Haas, tours new IRTL

International visitors from Grand Valley State University (West Michigan, USA) on their visit to the new Integrated Research and Teaching Laboratory, where they were given a guided tour by DCRG students Sharan Asher, Azfar Zahid, Katrina Viloria and Amanda Dandagama. Dr Tom Haas (President, GVSU), his wife Marcia Haas, and Mark Schaub (Director of the Padnos ...

Posted in Diabetes Research Group

DCRG respresented at the ‘Goodbye Flat Biology’ conference in Berlin

Two DCRG PhD students recently attended the ‘Goodbye Flat Biology’ Conference, held in Berlin from 2nd to 5th November.  This international conference provided a forum to review recent advances away from 2D models and discussed the challenge of creating reductionist in vitro models of complex biology. The conference was opened by a pioneer of 3D cell ...

Posted in Diabetes Research Group

MRC funding for the DCRG

Dr Sarah Barman

Dr Sarah Barman has been successful in receiving funding from the Medical Research Council to fund a novel imaging and quantification technique using retinal imaging to predict circulatory disease risk.

Posted in Diabetes Research Group