News and events
Research Leadership Award
Dr Cookson will receive £1 million over five years to employ four post doctoral researchers and two PhD students to work on the project: 'Delivering better for less: productivity improvement in the public services.' Read more on the School news pages.
Queen's birthday honours list 2012:
Professor Alison Wolf
Professor Alison Wolf, Sir Roy Griffiths Professor of Public Sector Management, King's College London was recently acknowledged for serving Education on the Queen's birthday honours list.
Alumni success: Vungle's venture
A group of leading technology investors, including Google Ventures, have announced a $2 million (US) stake in Vungle, an app software firm founded by a pair of King’s graduates. Read the full story on the Student News pages
International HRM Academy with Cornell University's world renowned ILR School.
King's College London and Cornell University have launched an international HR management academy (IHRMA) to provide insight and understanding into global HR issues. The academy, which meets twice a year in NYC and London is designed as a forum to share cutting edge academic research, new knowledge and ideas with practitioners.
Just the job!
Second year Business Management student and budding entrepreneur Jack Tang is hoping to cause a splash in the recruitment sector with his brainchild website thestudentjob.com. Read the full story on the Student News pages.
Legal aid reforms to save less than predicted
The Government will save less than half of the £270 million it predicts through the proposed reforms to legal aid. Dr Graham Cookson analysed the intended changes to family, social welfare and clinical negligence law, which together account for 85 percent of current civil legal aid expenditure. Read full story on legal aid reforms.