Spring / Summer 2021
2020 marked 50 years since the Equal Pay Act was brought into law in the UK. Looking back to 1970, women across the country were hopeful about the changes to come, but were their hopes met?
We speak to alumna volunteer Ghonche Alavi (MA Public Policy, 2015) and Professor Neil Greenberg (from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience) about their experiences during the pandemic.
The pandemic has had a profound impact on the environment, with lockdown measures resulting in reduced air pollution in most parts of the world. We explore King’s climate ambitions, and what the future holds for the climate crisis in a changed world.
In April 1945, the British Army liberated Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. Just weeks later, a convoy of 96 medical students from Guy’s, King’s, St Thomas’ (GKT), and other medical schools arrived to assist in the recovery effort, saving thousands of lives in the process.
Half of adult mental health conditions are present by the age of 14. We explore how the Pears Maudsley Centre for Children and Young People is transforming mental health care.
Dr Zoe Laughlin (PhD Mechanical Engineering, 2010), Co-Founder and Director of the Institute of Making, and a regular guest on radio and TV, shares some words of wisdom and memories from her time at King’s.
Launched in 2019, King’s Civic Challenge brings together teams of students, staff and local charities to work together to co-create solutions to some of the challenges our communities face.
Professor ’Funmi Olonisakin, Vice-Principal and Vice-President (International) and proud King’s alumna (MA War Studies, 1990; PhD War Studies, 1996), talks to InTouch Online about our international strategy and what it means for the institution and the wider King’s community.
Meet Alumni Ambassador Carley Burroughs (MA Early Modern History, 2019), who lives in Washington, D.C.
InTouch Online speaks to Michael Douglas, of The Chartwell Cancer Trust, who shares with us why they have chosen to support King’s and King’s Health Partners.
Award-winning composer and musician Isobel Waller-Bridge (MMus Music, 2012) shares how her time at King’s set her on the path to success.