Kings College London

An Experimental New Therapy Could Halt Type-1 Diabetes

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Tech

For the first time, a pioneering therapy could offer a viable alternative to daily doses of insulin for people living with Type 1 diabetes in the UK. ...

Gene Linked To Anorexia Could Lead Scientists To New Treatments In Future

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists have discovered the first genetic variant for anorexia nervosa. Genetic variation describes the variation in the DNA sequence in each of ou...

Privatise the NHS, Extra Cash For Social Care, Decentralise Power - What Londoners Would Do If They Were PM

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 14.05.2017 | UK Politics

Privatising the NHS, spreading power across the capital and increasing funding for social care would be some of the changes London voters would make i...

Dinosaurs May Have Originated In The UK, Scientists Say

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Tech

Dinosaurs may have originated in an area that is now the UK, according to a groundbreaking study that could upend our understanding of their evolution...

Young People So Scared Of Mental Health Stigma, They Won't Ask For Help

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Young people are so afraid of the stigma attached to mental health issues, many would rather live with the problem than reach out for help, a new stud...

An Anti-Ageing Hormone Could Unlock Treatments For Kidney Disease

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 13.02.2017 | UK Tech

Despite the seeming inevitability of ageing, humans actually contain many of the tools that allow us to live longer. One of these tools is an anti-age...

KCL Lecturer Sparks Racism Row By Arguing Trump's Travel Ban 'Makes Sense'

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 06.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A top university professor has apologised for saying Donald Trump’s travel ban “makes sense in human capital terms” after hundreds of students s...

In The Future, Dentists Could Just Regrow Your Damaged Teeth

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Tech

For many, the thought of a trip to the dentist conjures horrific memories of getting fillings as a kid. But such archaic practices could soon be banis...

Uni Defends Students Slammed As 'Snowflakes' Over White Philosopher Demands

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 09.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

SOAS University of London has defended students accused of wanting to remove Western philosophers such as Kant and Descartes from the curriculum “si...

King's College Lecturer Accuses Students Of Being ‘Gaystapo’ Over ‘Homophobic’ Photo Row

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A lecturer has accused student campaigners of being the “Gaystapo” after an image of a former Archbishop of Canterbury was removed at a top univer...

Might Museums Be The Schools Of The Future?

Deborah Bull | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK
Deborah Bull

Most of us remember school trips to museums and galleries - in some cases, only because of the welcome contrast to the everyday. At best, the museums and galleries - their collections of curiosities rich with cultural history - created memories more enduring than the classroom-based learning they were intended to supplement.

King's College London Says 'It Stops Here' to Sexual Harrasment

Mariya Hussain | Posted 05.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Mariya Hussain

As new students begin their time at university, the fact that more than a third of female students have reported experiences of unwanted advances in the form of groping and touching, and that 67% of students have heard rape or sexual assault jokes on campus, hangs over universities across the country.

BREAKING NEWS: University Listens To Its Students

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education

In an unprecedented move, a university has given its students what they asked for. Students at King's College London were left aghast after they go...

London Uni Beats Cambridge In Research Rankings

The Huffington Post UK | Toby Gladwin | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Universities & Education

London universities are threatening to break Oxbridge's domination of the research industry, as new rankings reveal University College London has over...

King's College London To Drop The C-Word - At The Rumoured Cost Of £300k

The Huffington Post UK | Kate Samuelson | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education

From February, Russell Group university King's College London will be known as 'King's London', with the c-word dropped as part of an estimated £300,...

A Fresher's Guide To King's College London - Strand Campus

The Huffington Post UK | Sadie Hale | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education

So, you're moving to the big city to study in one of the world's top 20 universities (as you will be consistently reminded during your time as a King'...

Four Student Occupations Which Actually Won Their Demands

The Huffington Post UK | Ben Jackson | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education

You don't often hear about student protesters winning battles with uni bosses. Why? Put simply, because it hardly ever happens. Last month, two Birmin...

Student Flash Mob Tells the True Story of King's Job Cuts

Ben T. Jackson | Posted 24.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Ben T. Jackson

The vultures are circling at King's College London. Management have taken the controversial step to axe up to 120 staff in the College's health schools in August. The cuts come at a time of high student dissatisfaction and a plummeting reputation in national university rankings...

The STEM Skills Shortage Is Even More Apparent for Start-Ups

Mansoor Hamayun | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Tech
Mansoor Hamayun

The work undertaken by STEM companies - both large and small - is extremely important, not just to our economic future, but to the development of our world. Only by ensuring an increased supply of high quality engineering talent will companies like ours be able to flourish.

Student Expelled From University 'For Failing To Prove She Was Depressed'

The Huffington Post UK | Indigo Ellis | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A former student at King's College London has claimed she was expelled for not being able to provide sufficient evidence she was depressed after falli...

Schools And Unis Do April Fools. This Is What Happened

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

It's April 1, and everyone's keen to jump on the bandwagon (including us, of course). Some of them are utterly brilliant - King's College Cambridge ch...

15 Things Only KCL Students Will Understand

The Huffington Post UK | Indigo Ellis | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

From the return of the sharing platter at Waterfront to the queues at Walkabout on a Wednesday, 15 of the things that only King's students will unders...

The Adult Onesie May Be Gruesome But It's Been Credited With Saving A Newborn Baby's Life

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A mother is crediting giving birth in her onesie for saving her baby’s life. In what is probably the first documented case of an adult onesie be...

Confession: I Miss My Mum

Olivia Denyer | Posted 22.12.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Olivia Denyer

So, whilst I was already very thankful for my mum - who has been therefore me through everything I can possibly remember - I feel like I appreciate her a little more now. And it makes me miss her, because, whilst she is only a phone call away if I need some moral support, I no longer have her around to help with those really little things in life.

The Social Mechanics of Freshers' Week

Olivia Denyer | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Olivia Denyer

Starting university is something that nobody can truly tell you about. It's an entirely different experience for everyone: some will travel across the world to attend their dream school, whereas some will pick one that's closer to home...