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MSc student contributes to Ministry of Defence explosives work
Forensic Science MSc student Leo Salvia has been working with the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) on explosive materials research, as part of his studies at King’s.
Leo’s investigation of mass spectrometry was part of a broader programme of activity to enhance the capabilities of Dstl’s Forensic Explosives Laboratory.
Students model space 'skinsuit'
Researchers, including postgraduate students in the Centre of Human & Aerospace Physiological Sciences at King’s, are seen here modelling a high tech, tight-fitted skinsuit designed to help astronauts overcome back problems in space.
Their work is carried out in close collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the European Space Agency (ESA).
The science behind solving serious crime
King’s MSc students are studying insect behaviour to help solve murder cases. Poulomi Bhadra, Forensic Science MSc, explained to the media at the Natural History Museum how her forensic entomology project (the study of insects) seeks to answer the number one question posed by Senior Investigating Officers of insect evidence in criminal cases: when did the victim die?
Pharmacy alumnus recognised as one of UK’s ‘flood heroes’
Pharmacy alumnus Pupinder Ghatora Singh was named one of the country’s 150 ‘Flood heroes’ following his efforts to maintain Pharmacy services in West Oxford during the major floods in the UK in early 2014. The ‘flood heroes’ were invited to attend a reception at Number 10 Downing Street as recognition of their work for their communities in January and February.
Drug Delivery student publishes first research paper
Mr Izzat Bin Mohamed Suffian, PhD student in the Drug Delivery Group, Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, published his first research paper in collaboration with Professors Akihiko Kondo and Chiaki Ogino of Kobe University, Japan. The research study, published in The Journal of Biochemistry, involved engineering Hepatitis B virus core particles as nanomedicines to specifically target breast cancer cells.