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KU e-Racing attend Moto E at Silverstone

The finale of Moto E was held at Silverstone last weekend and KU e-Racing's Electric Bike team were present to witness the historical finish to the inaugural season. The Kingston team were spurred on to enter the competition next year after spending Sunday talking to everyone in the paddock. Great teams such as Agni, who ...

Posted in Motorsport

KU e-Racing teams exhibiting at Kingston Market

On October 18th KU e-Racing teams will be displaying their innovative and futuristic machines in the heart of Kingston-upon-Thames – Kingston Market Square. Any racing enthusiasts, local businesses or Saturday shoppers will be able to see the electric Formula Student Car and the electric TT Race Bike. The teams will be happy to talk about their ...

Posted in Motorsport

Two PhD projects vacancies in CFES (Closing date: 7 November 2014).

The Centre for Fire and Explosion Studies (CFES) at Kingston University is currently inviting applicants for two PhD projects. The research posts/PhD projects are funded by the European Union Marie Curie Initial Training Networks (ITN) and are part of the multidisciplinary SafeLNG project that aims to investigate the complex physics underpinning the safe handling of Liquefied Natural Gas ...

Posted in Centre for Fire and Explosion Studies

Congratulations to Natasha Hirst

Tony Walker is delighted to announce that Natasha Hirst recently successfully defended her MSc by Research thesis entitled "PKA signalling in cercaraie and somules of Schistosoma mansoni"

Posted in Infection and Immunity, Infection and Immunity Calendar

CIS KTP Grant awarded for smart device apps

Congratulations to Dr Souheil Khaddaj and Dr Darrel Greenhill on the success of their KTP award of £145 000. The project will be run in collaboration with Factbook Limited, an independent software developer and vendor based in New Malden. The company develops and markets business software solutions to the investment management sector in the UK ...

Posted in Computing and Information Systems News

Roehampton Vale Donor event a big success

Laila Guseva and guest at the Donor reception, Roehampton Vale

“A big thank you to all those who helped to make the Donor reception possible,” said Laila Guseva a member of KU e-Racing’s Electric Bike team. Laila and Ryan were collecting ideas for their team while chatting to guests. These ranged from the exciting ones like having fire produced by the bike to business orientated ...

Posted in Motorsport

Successful KTP proposal – Funding awarded for Deltatre Media Ltd

Congratulations to Professor Tim Ellis and Associate Professors James Orwell and Dimitrios Makris on successfully securing funding for submission for a 12 month KTP project working with Deltatre Media Ltd.

Posted in Computing and Information Systems News

Parasites and Infections: From Biodiversity to Disease

Infection and Immunity Theme and the School of Life Sciences present Celebratory symposium in memory of Professor Angela Davies Russell and her research Please join us on the afternoon of Wednesday the 8th of October for a series of talks by researchers who collaborated with Prof Russell. Registration: 13:00 - 13:25 outside PRJG0002 on the ground floor ...

Posted in Infection and Immunity, Infection and Immunity Calendar, Life Sciences News

Endocrinology Society prize for DCRG member

Nirun Hewawasam has been awarded the Endocrinology Society Prize for her undergraduate project on the regulation of beta cell growth factor signalling.  The prize was awarded by Dr Nigel Page on behalf of the Endocrinology Society.  Also shown in the photo is Dr Natasha Hill, project supervisor. Nirun was an enthusiastic member of the DCRG during ...

Posted in Diabetes Research Group

KU e-Racing teams on campus to welcome freshers

New Students at the Roehampton Vale campus were treated to presentations from both KU e-Racing teams this week. As part of their induction to SEC, the students received a big welcome from the electric bike team who talked about how they could make the most of their time at the University. Francesco, Laila and Ryan showed ...

Posted in Motorsport