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New Kingston energy initiative launched at World Renewable Energy Congress

Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Ed Davey attended the World Renewable Energy Congress to formally launch Kingston University's new energy initiative, Kingston Energy. The biannual international congress was held at Kingston University from 3 – 8 August and brought together the foremost voices in renewable energy from academia, industry and government. In his ...

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SENPHRG: Recent Publications

A single dose of beetroot juice enhances cycling performance in simulated altitude. Muggeridge DJ, Howe CCF, Spendiff O, Pedlar C, James PE, Easton C. Medicine And Science In Sports And Exercise, 2014: 46(1), pp. 143-150. ISSN (print) 0195-9131 Determination of superoxide dismutase mimetic activity in common culinary herbs. Chohan  M, Naughton DP, Opara EI. SpringerPlus, 2014:3, 578 10.1186/2193-1801-3-578. Physiological and perceputall ...

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SENPHRG researcher awarded BBSRC/GSK Industrial Case Studentships worth £250K

Professor Declan Naughton has been awarded two BBSRC/GSK Industrial Case Studentships. The projects commence in late October and will run until 2018. The project titles are listed below. Evaluation of the modes of action of bicarbonate-based dentifrices (£125,000) Development and applications of models of to investigate molecular interactions within biofilms (£125,000)

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SENPHRG Researchers Present at International Sport and Exercise Science Conferences

SENPHRG core members, and their research students, have been busy this summer sharing their findings in the areas of sport and exercise science, and public health at conferences in the US, the Netherlands and the UK. Presentations, both oral and poster, ranged from identifying and exploring health perceptions in students, locomotive classifications for elite soccer ...

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SENPHRG Researcher contributes to WADA Educational Tool

SENPHRG researcher Prof Andrea Petróczi contributes to the development of World Anti-doping Agency educational tool to be launched in March 2015. For more details about the tool please go to: https://www.wada-ama.org/en/media/news/2014-09/introducing-alpha-a-fresh-approach-to-anti-doping-elearning-for-athletes#.VEO5dvnF9Xo

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SENPHRG Researcher presents at British Dietetic Association (BDA) Live

Dr Hilda Mulrooney gave a joint presentation with Dr Angela Madden, from the University of Hertfordshire, at BDA Live in September on the use of energy expenditure equation to calculate energy requirements in obesity.

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SENPHRG: Recent External Appointments

Dr Hilda Mulrooney has been appointed as a Committee member (Obesity committee) of the European Specialist Dietetic Network (term 2014-2018) Professor Andrea Petróczi has been appointed as an Assessor and Advisory Board member for Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK (term 2014 - 2016) and is the Guest Editor for Psychology of Sport and Exercise, Special ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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