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Professor Audley Genus plays leading role in securing €3.2m European Union research funding for project to help tackle climate change

A leading academic from Kingston University’s Business School has helped secure €3.2m of European Union funding for a three-year research project to help tackle climate change as part of a 10 partner international consortium. YTL Professor of Innovation and Technology Management Audley Genus played a key role in securing the funding – of which Kingston University has been awarded more than 430,...

25 July 2016Read More

Comment: Brexit or Bremain - A question still open?

Now Britain has voted to leave the EU, Professor George Saridakis examines the post-referendum landscape. A referendum forms an integral part of a democratic system. It is a valuable instrument which citizens can use to; influence policy, change or reinforce an existing stance and, ultimately, carve new paths and destinies. On Thursday 23 June the British voters decided to leave the European...

12 July 2016Read More

Business School Professor calls on Minister of Health to implement cost-effective HPV vaccination for boys

Professor Giampiero Favato of Kingston University's Business School has delivered a letter to the Minister of Health, published in The Times, from clinicians, scientists and academics arguing for the extension of the national HPV vaccination programme to include adolescent boys. Professor Favato established the cost-effectiveness of gender-neutral vaccinations, which have been shown to reduce the...

12 July 2016Read More

New research explores the UK freelance workforce

Professor John Kitching of Kingston Business School’s Small Business Research Centre has produced a new report examining the role of freelance workers in the UK economy. Commissioned by the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE), the research continues from work done in 2008, identifying trends arising since the global economic crisis of 2008–2009 and the subsequent...

12 July 2016Read More

Kingston Marketing PhD graduate wins international award for PhD thesis

A recent Kingston Business School marketing PhD graduate, Dr Benedetta Crisafulli, has won the European Doctoral Association in Management and Business Administration (EDAMBA) 2016 Thesis Competition Award for her doctoral thesis entitled 'Customer Perceptions of Service Guarantee Policies and Employee Behaviour: The Role of Justice, Signaling and Attributions'. EDAMBA is a reputed international...

28 June 2016Read More

Contemporary Issues in Business and Law presented at Faculty Conference

The vibrancy and breadth of the research undertaken in Kingston Business School and Kingston Law School was showcased at the 7th Annual Faculty Research Conference and Research Students Conference, Contemporary Issues in Business in Law. A packed line up of speakers took to the stage to share with colleagues and students details of their latest explorations and contribution to the wider business...

22 June 2016Read More

Comment: Stay in or out? The British dilemma

With the EU Referendum fast approaching, Professor George Saridakis examines the economic arguments being made by each side. During the past few years, the European project has become increasingly brittle and questionable. Public trust in the European institutional framework has decreased and Euroscepticism has spread across Europe. Unfavourable and unpopular policy mechanisms and responses to...

20 June 2016Read More

Kingston University number one for UK graduate business start-ups for sixth time

Kingston University has topped the table for graduate business start-ups in Higher Education Business and Community Interaction Survey for the sixth time, according to latest figures released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency. Seeing off stiff competition from 158 higher education institutions across the UK, the University helped 371 of its entrepreneurial graduates get their companies...

16 June 2016Read More

Kingston Business School students win Young Enterprise Start-Up UK final for third year running

A group of third-year Kingston University business students has been named Company of the Year 2016 at the United Kingdom Young Enterprise Start-Up Awards and will now go on to represent the UK in July at the European final in Bucharest. Team Staunchh, made up of  final-year students David Boadu, Sana Khan, Adit Raja and Sanif Mom, saw off competition from almost 300 different teams...

15 June 2016Read More

Kingston Business School marketing experts win Best Paper Award

A team of three academics from the department of Strategy, Marketing and Innovation at Kingston Business School (KBS) recently won the Best Paper Award at the 11th Global Brand Conference, a prestigious specialist conference on branding. The paper, co-authored by Professor Jaywant Singh, Professor Francesca Dall’Olmo Riley and LaToya Quamina (KBS doctoral candidate), focuses on how people’s...

15 June 2016Read More

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