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Best Paper Award – Cyber Security 2015 Conference

Dr Eckhard Pfluegel's paper titled “Chaos-Based Image Encryption Using an AONT” was selected as one of the best paper award for the International Conference on Cyber Security and Protection of Digital Services (Cyber Security 2015). Dr Pfluegel will be presented with the award certificate at the conference on June 8-9 2015 at the Hotel Russell, London.

Posted in Computing and Information Systems News, Wireless Multimedia and Networking Research Group

Double KTP award for CIS in the area of satellite communications

Collaboration of CIS with local satellite communications company, receives 262k InnovateUK funding boost. Congratulations to Professor Maria Martini and Dr Christos Politis, who have worked alongside business development manager Dr Lawrence Petalidis, to win a double KTP award. In collaboration with a local SME, the double KTP will have a 27 month duration (total of 48 ...

Posted in Computing and Information Systems News

CIS Professor’s paper on natural selection in proteins appearing in PLOS ONE

Protein Structure and Evolution: Are They Constrained Globally by a Principle Derived from Information Theory? Natural selection has been the dominant context in which the structure and evolution of proteins has traditionally been interpreted.  However a new study published in PLOS ONE, by Les Hatton, Professor Emeritus of Computer Science of Kingston University and Greg Warr, ...

Posted in Computing and Information Systems News

UK Pharmacists Role in Mobile Health Being Recognised in Europe

Pharmacy research in the field of telehealth and mobile health was finally recognised and for the first time in a session at the ‘’Med e Tel conference’’ organised by the International Society of Telemedicine and e-Health. The lobbying for this session was facilitated by a Kingston MPharm graduate, Jamie Wilkinson. The meeting attracted 12 presentations ...

Posted in Drug Discovery, Delivery and Patient Care

Council for At-Risk Academics Sponsors a Syrian Scientist to join the DDDPC

Enduring four years of conflict in his county of birth Syria, Dr Mouhamad Khoder and his family have managed to find a safe haven here in the UK, thanks to the Council for At-Risk Academics (CARA). http://www.cara1933.org/ Mouhamad has recently joined the DDDPC at Kingston University London to start a new chapter of his academic career. He ...

Posted in Drug Discovery, Delivery and Patient Care

SEC KU Talent success

Ali with the other SEC award winners and Acting Dean, Dr Lucy Jones

Congratulations to Ali Athab AL-Kinani, a final year PhD researcher in the School of Pharmacy & Chemistry, who was recently honoured with the Global Achiever Award by the KU Talent Team. Ali was the only SEC student shortlisted for 3 different awards - 'Postgraduate Student of the Year', 'Global Achiever' and 'Future Leader'. Nominations were considered from ...

Posted in Research News

Sport Science Team train Marathon Des Sables athletes

Our Sport Science Consultancy Team  (Chris Howe, Ivan Vatolik and Dr Hannah March) have been busy helping athletes train for the grueling Marathon des Sables – including the world’s greatest living explorer, Sir Ranulph Fiennes. The Team provided heat acclimation support to around 25 athletes heading out to the Sahara desert including Danny Kendall  (who hopes ...

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

Pre-application open days for 2016 entry

Our pre-application open days are an excellent opportunity for you to talk to staff about undergraduate study at Kingston University. Our pre-application open days for 2016 entry take place on: Wednesday 1 July 2015 Saturday 10 October 2015 Saturday 7 November 2015 Saturday 28 November 2015 Please visit our website to found out more

Posted in SEC News

KINGSTON UNIVERSITY STUDENTS PITCH URBAN DESIGN CONCEPTS ‘DRAGON’S DEN’ STYLE

A group of third-year geography students recently impressed judges from Kingstonfirst and John Lewis when they took part in a ‘Dragon’s Den’ style pitch on Monday 23 March, presenting their designs for improving access from the Thames river to the town centre. The pitch was the final stage of the Urban Geographies module that saw Kingstonfirst ...

Posted in Geography, Geology and Environment News, SEC News

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