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Research collaborations with London


Through our research collaborations and partnerships with London's businesses, organisations and agencies we work across disciplines to help London address its challenges and opportunities. 

Research is core to King’s: what we do, what we care about and how we educate. It is how we channel our creativity to further knowledge and understanding, challenge convention and create impact. Across a broad range of disciplines King’s is delivering a distinctive and thriving research portfolio and the university is recognised, in a number of key areas, as the world-leader.

Through collaborations with other universities and with London’s businesses, agencies, institutions, policy makers and practitioners, we ensure that our research is informed by London and that it delivers benefits to the capital and the communities around us.  

Our ambition is to make the world a better place by generating high-quality and high-impact research that, through interdisciplinary collaborations across and beyond King’s, can be readily turned into new solutions for the many and diverse challenges faced in London, across the country and around the globe.

More information about the research strategy as part of Vision 2029 can be found on the Research Strategy webpages

page_divider_685px_peagreenFeatured collaborations 

224x135px_medicalKING'S HEALTH PARTNERS

This Academic Health Science Centre brings together world-class research, education and clinical practice for the benefit of patients. 


224x135px-urban_mind_park_phoneREACH STUDY

Most mental health problems begin when people are still at school and over 3,000 young people in 12 London schools are taking part in King's REACH Study to explore how to promote good mental health among young people.


As one of the three partner universities, King's is part of the leading biomedical research institute in Europe, helping to pioneer new approaches to interdisciplinary and collaborative biomedical research.


East London Genes & Health aims to improve health among people of Pakistani and Bangladeshi heritage in East London by analysing the genes and health of 100,000 local people.

224x135px_london_smogLONDON AIR QUALITY NETWORK

The Medical Research Council - Public Health England Centre for Environment and Health is a leading centre for research on air quality and health and manages the London Air Quality Network.


Established in November 2015, King’s Commission on London explores the future challenges and issues facing London alongside possible solutions – taking a longer term, 15 year, perspective.



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