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How do you test athletes for doping?

05 September 2016

Richard Caldwell, Senior Analyst and Laboratory Manager at the King's College London Drug Control Centre, discusses how the laboratory conducts its anti-doping tests for prohibited substances.



The Great Fire of London - what impact did it have on the city?

02 September 2016

Professor Laura Gowing and Professor Arthur Burns, Department of History, examine the impact of the fire on the city's geography, housing and opportunities and consider how it affected the future of St Paul's Cathedral.


King's Maths School celebrates A-Level results

04 August 2016

Students at King’s College London Mathematics School (KCLMS) celebrated their A-level results today with 100% receiving an A* or A grade in Mathematics, including 83% gaining an A*.


What happens to your mouth when you exercise?

18 August 2016

What happens to your mouth when you exercise and why is saliva so important? Watch Dr Guy Carpenter, Reader in Oral Biology, at King’s College London Dental Institute, discuss.


How can your teeth affect your performance in sport?

04 August 2016

Dr Rebecca Moazzez—Director of the Oral Clinical Research Unit, King’s College London Dental Institute—discusses how athletes often have poor oral health, something that could affect their performance.


Zika and Rio 2016: What’s the current situation?

04 August 2016

Senior Lecturer at King’s International Development Institute, Dr Eduardo J. Gómez, discusses the threat of Zika in the build-up to Rio 2016.


How have the 2016 Olympics impacted communities in Rio de Janeiro?

04 August 2016

Director of King's College London's Brazil Institute, Professor Anthony Pereira, discusses what impact the Rio 2016 Olympics has had on local communities in the city.


Shakespeare's legacy

22 April 2016

In this video, experts on Shakespeare, Professor Gordon McMullan and Dr Lucy Munro from the Department of English, speak about King’s involvement in the Shakespeare400 celebrations, King’s own Shakespearean legacy and the playwright’s lasting influence on London and global culture and creativity.


Meet Kinba, King's new robot receptionist

24 March 2016

Designed and created by students and academics in the Department of Informatics, Kinba can now be found in the reception of the Strand campus. Find out more about Kinba and how the robot has been used as a project for teaching and ongoing research.


Eating peanut early reduces risk of allergy even with later abstinence

4 March 2016

The early introduction of peanut to the diets of infants at high-risk of developing peanut allergy significantly reduces the risk of peanut allergy until 6 years of age, even if they stop eating peanut around the age of five, according to a new study led by King’s College London.


When should we worry about air pollution?

27 October 2015

The standard of air quality around the world regularly hits the headlines but when should we really be worrying about pollution? Dr Ben Barratt of the Environmental Research Group at King's College London says we should be thinking about the quality of our air all the time.


The bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo

17 June 2015

18 June 2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, the final battle of the Napoleonic wars that followed the French Revolution In this film, Professor Andrew Lambert explores the events of the battle and it's continued significance today.

Magna Carta - 800 years of The Great Charter

27 February 2015

2015 marks the 800th anniversary since the first Magna Carta was sealed at Runnymede. In this film leading experts examine the history, significance and relevance today of the document that is credited with establishing the rule of law.

Eating peanut at an early age prevents peanut allergy in high-risk infants

23 February 2015

New evidence shows that the majority of infants at high-risk of developing peanut allergy are protected from peanut allergy at age 5 years if they eat peanut frequently, starting within the first 11 months of life.

King’s Telescope

9 July 2014

We spoke to Dr Malcolm Fairbairn, Department of Physics, about his plans for a new telescope on the roof of King's, which will enable staff and students to observe everything from planets in our Solar System to distant galaxies. Read more and keep up to date on Malcolm's blog.

WW1: King's experts on the conflict that changed history

16 May 2014

King’s College London will play an important part in centenary commemorations throughout the next four years. Here experts from across the College offer their unique insights into a conflict that defined a generation and changed the course of history.

Penicillin prescriptions risk under-dosing children

26 March 2014

Millions of children in the UK are potentially receiving penicillin prescriptions below the recommended dose for common infections, according to new research led jointly by researchers at King's College London, St George's, University of London and Imperial College London.

A 'new' ageing population

14 January 2014

Researchers at King's have called on politicians to review the cost of prescriptions for liver transplant recipients.

We interviewed Dr Karen Lowton, Shaun Woodward MP and liver transplant recipient, Alexandra Sullivan, about the research and its implications.

King's Cultural Challenge – a winner's story

10 January 2014

We interviewed King's student Mimi Doulton, who successfully pitched in 2013 to secure an internship at the Royal Opera House.

Visit the King's Cultural Challenge website to find out more.

Looking ahead to the WW1 Centenary at King's

17 December 2013

2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War and provides an opportunity to reflect on its origins and impact.

At King's academic experts will begin four years of marking the Centenary of the Great War with planned lectures, events, exhibitions and public activities. Here Professor William Philpott introduces the view from King's.

‪King's to follow record-breaking Nile expedition‬

28 November 2013

Explorer Levison Wood will embark on an epic year-long challenge on 1 December 2013 -- to become the first person to successfully walk the entire length of the River Nile -- and King's Department of Geography will be with him every step of the way.

‪Having a healthy pregnancy

21 November 2013

Leading a healthy lifestyle in the months prior to conception as well as during pregnancy could potentially decrease the chance of complications such as pre-eclampsia or premature birth, according to a new study by scientists at King's.

We interviewed Dr Lucy Chappell, lead author from the Division of Women's Health at King's College London, about the new study.

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