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Fundraising and presenting at the Diabetes UK conference

DCRG student Fadel Lhaf presented his work on ‘Modulation of growth factor receptor trafficking as a novel approach to promoting β-cell expansion’ at the Diabetes UK conference.  The conference took place from 11th to 13th March 2015 at the ExCel conference centre in London.   Fadel was also part of the Kingston DCRG team led by Katrina ...

Posted in Diabetes Research Group

Dr Shereen Nabhani-Gebara and Dahlia Salman present at the 2015 ‘Quality Improvement in Chemotherapy Commissioning’ meeting in London

Dr Shereen Nabhani-Gebara and her PhD researcher Dahlia Salman were invited to speak at the Quality Improvement in Chemotherapy Commissioning meeting that was held in London, Tuesday 10th February 2015. They contributed a podium presentation entitled “Ambulatory Chemotherapy: The Bench to Bedside”, co-authored by Dr Stephen Barton, Dr Reem Kayyali, Dr Julian Swinden, Dr Jean-Marie Peron ...

Posted in Drug Discovery, Delivery and Patient Care

Optical illusions neither “trick the eye” nor “fool the brain”.

SEMINAR - Optical illusions neither “trick the eye” nor “fool the brain”. Date: Wednesday 18th March 2015 Time: 4.30-5.30pm, followed by a drinks reception Venue: Doctoral School PR MB2021 Speaker: Prof Michael Bach, Head of Section of Visual Function, Electrophysiology Eye Centre, University of Freiburg, Germany. Vision seems so effortless, yet perception of images, objects, colour and motion involves complicated, ...

Posted in IhSHA Calendar, VCN Group Calendar, Vision, Cognition and Neuroscience

SENPHRG expertise on show at the Food Matters Live event.

The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing hosted a stand to demonstrate KU's expertise in the food related life sciences field. Our experts were on hand to talk about their work, for example Dr Liz Opara who last year, published a report on the metals content of infant milk for First Steps Nutrition Trust, and Professor ...

Posted in Life Sciences News, Sport, Exercise, Nutrition and Public Health Research Group

Four new PhD Researchers joined CFES

We would like to welcome the following four PhD researchers who recently joined the CFES to work on the SafeLNG EU project: Antoine Hubert, Konstantinos Lyras, Farhad Nazarpour and Reza Khodadadi.

Posted in Centre for Fire and Explosion Studies

Dr Dembele awarded a DVFS Grant from the Royal Academy of Engineering

Dr Dembele was awarded in January 2015 a Distinguished Visiting Fellowship grant from the Royal Academy of Engineering. The Fellow is Dr Dombrovsky  (Joint Institute for High Temperatures of the Russian Academy of Science) and the project will investigate the optimisation of the fire performance of water mist.

Posted in Centre for Fire and Explosion Studies

A new doctor-patient relationship in landform and landscape studies?

Professor Nick Clifford from King's College London will be giving the 2014-15 CEESR Annual Lecture on Wednesday, 25 February at 17.00 hrs in the Clattern Lecture Theatre. Read more

Posted in Centre for Earth and Environmental Science, Geography, Geology and Environment News

‘A lab in the Bush’ – 24th February, Doctoral School

What: Talk - A lab in the bush. When: 2pm Tuesday 24th February Where: Doctoral School, PRMB2021 Who: Neil Bentley, Head of Technical Services (Specialist Microbiology)- Public Health England. Neil is Head of Technical Services for the PHE’s specialist microbiology services division. His role provides technical and scientific coordination and leadership for the PHE laboratories across England. He also helps facilitate ...

Posted in IhSHA Calendar

New research PhD studentships 2015

Kingston is now offering 35 prestigious research studentships to students who wish to study for a full-time PhD beginning in 2015 (part-time studentships are not available). Funding is at Home/EU level for three years only. You can see a list of available project ideas within Science, Engineering and Computing here or get more details and apply on this page

Posted in Aerospace and Aircraft Engineering News, Civil Engineering and Construction News, Computing and Information Systems News, Diabetes Research Group, Doctoral School, Geography, Geology and Environment News, IhSHA Calendar, Life Sciences News, Mathematics News, Mechanical and Automotive Engineering News, Pharmacy and Chemistry News, Research News, SEC News

From Petri Dish to Human: Lost in Translation – 23 February

From Petri Dish to Human: Lost in Translation Nick Amiss Room PRMB2021, The Doctoral School Life Science, Pharmacy and Chemistry, Penrhyn Road Campus, Kingston University 1-2pm Monday 23 February  Seminar Abstract In an increasingly competitive environment more and more life science research has to be translatable to the therapeutic or diagnostic arenas. The journey from Petri dish to human is ...

Posted in Diabetes Research Group, IhSHA Calendar, Infection and Immunity, Infection and Immunity Calendar