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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

Congratulations to the latest DCRG graduate

Congratulations to Dhwani Thakkar MScR, who graduated yesterday, shown above with other members of the lab.

Posted in Diabetes Research Group

IgE Immunotherapy of cancer – Seminar 23 January

On behalf of Caner Theme, you are invited to attend our next Cancer Study Group Seminar to be delivered by Dr Debra Josephs, Kings College London as detailed below. Please put the date for this highly informative talk in you diary. Presentation Title: IgE Immunotherapy of cancer Speaker: Dr Debra Josephs MRCP PhD, Clinical Lecturer, Medical Oncology, ...

Posted in Cancer Biology Research Group, Doctoral School, IhSHA Calendar is proud sponsor of KU e-Racing

The KU e-Racing team is very pleased to announce that will sponsor The Ion Horse at the Isle of Man TT. Both and the KU e-Racing team share the same attitude: dedication, ambition and a passion for motorbikes! When asking why Motortourer decided to sponsor this team, Ben de Boer, founder of, explains: ...

Posted in Motorsport

The eye lens – an optobiological synchrony – 26 January

SEMINAR Date:                   Monday 26th January 2015 Time:                   3.00-4.00pm Venue:                 PRMB3009 (drinks reception at 4.00-5.00pm in PRMB2021 Doctoral School) Speaker: Barbara Pierscionek, Associate Dean for Research and Enterprise, Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing Title: The eye lens - an optobiological synchrony Abstract The visual system is a complex biological system with many neurophysiological processes that are still not understood. The eye is ...

Posted in Doctoral School, VCN Group Calendar, Vision, Cognition and Neuroscience

Research seminar series

You are invited to a Research Seminar Series running in January and February on Tuesdays from 5 PM  to 6 PM, scheduled in JG5010. The first of these is this coming Tuesday the 13th of January, when Lori Snyder from Kingston University will give a presentation entitled "Discoveries in bacterial infectious diseases using the Ion Torrent". This ...

Posted in Infection and Immunity

Awards for Geology graduates

Recent KU Geology graduate, Delano Henry, has been awarded the British Sedimentological Research Group Prize for Best UK Undergraduate Sedimentology Project 2013-14 for his project dissertation "Outcrop Study of the Bridport Sands and Sherwood Sandstone, Major Reservoir Intervals in the Wytch Farm Oilfield". This is a prestigious national prize  "…awarded to the best final-year undergraduate sedimentological project, and ...

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

Developing collagen based materials for corneal tissue repair

Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University London Dr Roanne Jones Roanne is a Kingston Biomedical science graduate who went on to gain a PhD in tissue engineering at Reading University.  She is currently at the Barts Cancer Institute where she is using her experience in the development of novel collagen based biomaterials to create physiological 3D tissue ...

Posted in Diabetes Research Group, Doctoral School, VCN Group Calendar, Vision, Cognition and Neuroscience

School of Computing and Information Systems consulted by the BBC

Congratulations to Paul Neve who was consulted during the creation of a recent BBC interactive online documentary about computer coding, available at Paul currently teaches programming to our CIS undergraduate students and has created many valuable on-line resources to help them master the important skill of coding.

Posted in Computing and Information Systems News

Grant Success for SENPHRG Researcher Professor Andrea Petroczi

Prof Andrea Petroczi and Andy Hudson (Associate Dean for Education Partnerships in the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education) in collaboration with EU partners from Cyprus, Germany, Greece, Italy have been awarded an EU Erasmus+ Sports Collaborative Partnership Grant worth just over €400,000. The title of the project is Strengthening the Anti-doping Fight in Fitness ...

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