The University has launched its documentary series Generation Genome with a celebration of Science and Public Engagement at the Wellcome Genome Campus in Cambridge. The … Read more
Category: Staff news
Sustainable packaging challenges for the county and beyond
On Thursday 15 September 2022, the University hosted Growing Kent and Medway’s first Sustainable Packaging Forum, bringing together key stakeholders from industry, policy and academia … Read more
Falling Walls 2022: Finalist for the Science Breakthrough of the Year!
Congratulations to Dr Peter Ellis & James Turner, on being finalists for the Falling Walls Science Breakthroughs of the Year 2022 in Life Sciences. The … Read more
Should we be adding ‘graphic content’ warnings to our degree programmes?
Reading with interest, a somewhat critical commentary in the national press on the University of Exeter (9th June 2022). The article referred to warnings given … Read more
What is the REF? The REF is undertaken by the four UK higher education funding bodies: Research England, the Scottish Funding Council (SFC), the Higher … Read more
Meet Your Academic- Dr Jill Shepherd
Meet Dr Jill Shepherd, programme director for Biomedical Sciences. Dr Shepherd studied Biology at the University of Georgia (USA), where she developed interests in cell … Read more
Meet your academic- Dr Jenny Tullet
Meet Dr Jenny Tullet, programme director for Biology. Dr Tullet joined the University of Kent in September 2014 after conducting research into the Biology of … Read more
Kent signs MoU with Discovery Park
The University and Discovery Park have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see them work together in a number of strategic areas including Industrial Biotechnology, Neurosciences … Read more
Meet your academic- Dr Wei-Feng Xue
Meet Dr Wei-Feng Xue, programme director of Biochemistry. Dr Xue received his PhD degree at the department of Biophysical Chemistry, Lund University in Sweden in … Read more
Expert Comment: Covid-19 measures might be removed but what is the long-term plan?
Boris Johnson announced that all formal Covid-19 measures, including the obligation to self-isolate when positive, may be removed this month (February 2022). Independently of the … Read more