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QS World University Rankings name Kingston University a top global institution for computer science

Kingston University has been named among the top 200 institutions in Europe for computer science in the prestigious annual QS World University Rankings. The newly-released 2017 QS subject league tables ranked the University's computer science courses in the 351–400 category worldwide - placing them among the best 50 in the United Kingdom. The international recognition comes at ...

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£50,000 raised for SEC’s pioneering Saturday Engineering Club

40 young people have been inspired by attending the pilot Saturday Engineering Club in 2016, thanks to strong support from donors boosted by Kingston University's Development, Alumni Relations and Events (DARE) team. The Saturday Engineering Club team have been working closely with DARE over the past 18 months to secure funding for their work. Thanks to the ...

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Interdisciplinary research effort wins prize

Congratulations to the CanAdvice team – Shereen ElNabhani, Reem Kayyali and Nada Philp – who were recently awarded the Forerunner Prize for their work on an interactive model health system that supports cancer patients at home. More information can be found at http://www.forerunnerprize.com/2016-winner.html

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Prestigious Kozma medal award for Professor Anthony Davies

Presentation of the Kozma medal to Professor Anthony Davies by Hungarian Ambassador, Krystóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky, at the Hungarian Embassy in London on 18th Aug 2016

Congratulations to Professor Anthony Davies, who has worked with the School of Computer Science and Mathematics an active project partner over many years, both in research and also as a member of the Industrial Advisory Board. He has recently been awarded the prestigious Kozma medal by the Hungarian ambassador for his outstanding professional achievements relating ...

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GCHQ Accreditation

Congratulations to our Cyber Security team on receiving GCHQ accreditation for their MSc on Networks and Information Security. This is one of only 6 such accreditations in the country.

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Horizon 2020 Success

Congratulations to Paolo Remagnino and Vasileios Argyriou on securing €900k as part of a large (€15m) Horizon 2020 consortium.  The Robot Vision Team (RoViT) will lead a work package dedicated to implementing video surveillance measures for the consortium, acronym MONICA, starting in January 2017.  (MONICA = Management Of Networked IoT Wearables – Very Large Scale ...

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DCRG present at EuroPrevent 2016 conference

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Aliki Peletidi of the DCRG recently attended the  EuroPrevent 2016 conference, which was held in Nice in June.  Supervised by Dr Reem Kayyali, Aliki presented a poster entitled ‘Do Greek pharmacists have a role in CVD prevention?  A study to establish their views’. Aliki says “It was an amazing and very important experience  for my research and ...

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Society of Endocrinology project prizes for two DCRG students

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The Society of Endocrinology project prize was awarded jointly this year to Salma Mujib and Katie Cudmore for their projects entitled 'Matrilin-2 splice variants in pancreatic cancer' and 'The effect of T3 on the growth of differentiated and non-differentiated nerve cells', respectively. Congratulations to you both!

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Review article published by DCRG researchers

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Katrina Viloria and Natasha Hill recently published a review article in the journal 'Biomolecular Concepts' entitled 'Embracing the complexity of matricellular proteins: the functional and clinical significance of splice variation'. Katrina explains what the paper is about:   “The extracellular matrix is a network of proteins that provides structural support and information to cells about their environment. ...

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DCRG student success at the 2016 IhSHA conference

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The IhSHA student conference was a big success again this year, including an excellent programme of talks from Kingston students and highly competitive poster competition.  DCRG students maintained their winning track record with Sharan Asher gaining 2nd prize for his oral presentation.  There were five DCRG members on the organising committee (pictured), led by Amanda Dandagama ...

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