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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


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

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