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KENT - Autumn 2004
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News headlines in this edition include:
- Education Secretary praises Transmanche
- Kent Law Clinic wins legal award
- Building work under way at Universities of Medway
- School of Pharmacy welcomes first students
- Minister visits Mexican conservation project
- Honorary degrees 2004
- Grass snakes uncovered
- New Migration and Social Care centre
- Alumni postgraduate scholar 2004 - Emma Silvester
- Music bursaries
- Getting ready for the phonathon
- Legacy update - Sir James Colyer-Fergusson
Riding the waves of change
- University Vice-Chancellor Professor David Melville, a member of the Working Group on 14-19 Reform and the government's Foundation Degree Task force and Chair of the Universities Vocational Awards Council, discusses Kent's position in this fast-paced environment.
- Gear change for Kent Business School
- Leading from the top - three new leaders at Kent Business School
- £2.2m business boost - Government funding awards to support the knowledge transfer from universities to business and the wider community
- Kent IT Clinic
Shaping the world: alumni profiles
- Graduates from the University of Kent can be found in all walks of life, making a contribution in a huge variety of ways. Read interviews with some of them.
Research news including:
- New Research Centre for the study of Law, Gender and Sexuality
- Research project looking for genetic evidence of a historical population bottleneck in the Seychelles kestrel
- European welfare policies
- The end of early retirement
- New non-invasive technique for high resolution imaging of the eye
Work, your flexible friend
- Diana Houston, Professor of Psychology, talks about the research she has just completed, with graduate student Julie Walmsley, into work-life balance, as well as her secondment to the DTI.
Keeping up with Kent graduates: accountants
- In the first of a new series KENT magazine finds our what some of our graduates have been up to since they left university, starting with Accounting.
Who's What Where
- Read a selection of newly updated entries
- See the complete Who's What Where
Making a difference
- Read about Katie Abbotts' (E93) involvement with a mentoring scheme and her employment with Oxfam.