Autumn / Winter 2020
Dina Asher-Smith (History, 2017) is the fastest British woman in recorded history. She holds the British records in the 100 and 200 metres. Dina has competed at Olympic, world and European athletics championships and is the current 200m world champion.
As the coronavirus began to spread throughout Europe, King’s and our global alumni community mobilised. We explore the King’s community’s response and examine its impact.
This year, the events surrounding the deaths of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd, and the shooting of Jacob Blake and many others have shaken the world. In association with King’s Experts Series, we unpack the role universities hold in tackling racial inequality.
25 July 2020 would have been Rosalind Franklin’s 100th birthday. In honour of this, we explore her legacy and her time at King’s.
For many students, the dream of attending King’s is threatened by financial hardship. The King’s Hardship Fund is there to ensure that no student has to leave King’s for this reason. Meet some of our students and find out how the generosity of alumni donors has changed their lives.
Dr Elizabeth Fagan AKC (1972; Physiology, 1972; Medicine, 1975; Immunology, 1982; Molecular Virology, 1989) is a physician, liver specialist and biotechnology executive.
In honour of what would have been Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday, the World Health Organization named 2020 the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife. In this article, we meet some of the alumni walking in Florence’s footsteps.
Sickle cell disorder (SCD) is a lifelong genetic disorder named for the sickle-shaped red blood cells it causes. We explore the work King’s Health Partners are leading on, with the aim of transforming the lives of those with SCD.
Engineering plays a key role in finding solutions to complex challenges. From cars and spacecraft, to television and internet, engineering has had a hand in it all. We take a look at how King’s engineers are helping tackle today’s problems.
Recently awarded the 2020 Joseph Rago Memorial Fellowship for Excellence in Journalism, Alessandra Bocchi shares her recommendations.
We are delighted to introduce Professor Shitij Kapur, who has been appointed as our new President & Principal.