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12 October, 2019

Revealed: How much cocaine Londoners are taking every day

Dr Leon Barron, Forensic scientist at King's College London tells Sky News, that researchers found 'sustained cocaine usage across the week' in the capital, with only 'a slight rise at the weekend...

10 October, 2019

One in four of London's green spaces breaches air quality safety limits

Reports on parks in the capital with worst air quality. Researchers at Imperial College and Leicester University analyze air quality levels in green spaces with interesting results.

8 October, 2019

New app allows users to sidestep Sarajevo's smog

Andrew Grieve, Senior Air Quality Analyst, part of the team at King's College London that has helped developed the app.

16 August, 2019

Effects of exposure to increased o-zone concentrations

Professor Frank Kelly was interviewed for a BBC Radio 4 news item in relation to a new study in the US which has shown that elevated o-zone has the same effect on causing emphysema as a packet of...

18 June, 2019

Study finds people eat at least 50,000 plastic particles a year

The average person swallows at least 50,000 particles of microplastic a year and breathes in a similar amount, according to the first study to estimate human ingestion of plastic pollution,

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18 June, 2019

MetaSUB Global City Sampling Day 2019 is nearly here

On Friday 21 June, cities across the world will be taking part in this citizen science initiative where they will be swabbing metro lines. In London, we aim to sample 3 locations at 272 of the...

18 June, 2019

Britain's toxic air scandal

Channel 4's Dispatches programme ran an exclusive experiment to try to dramatically reduce hundreds of children's exposure to toxic air in one of the UK's most polluted schools. 

Dr...

28 May, 2019

King's to breathe cleaner air into South Korea

Professor Frank Kelly recently hosted a meeting with the Mayor of Seoul, Park Won-soon and his delegation of Advisers and media representatives to share best practice from the work of the...

8 May, 2019

Air pollution, effects, susceptibilities and solutions

Professor Tim Gant presented a webinar to the Institution of Chemical Engineers Environment Special Interest Group titled 'Air pollution, effects, susceptibilities and solutions'.

The...

7 May, 2019

Professor Frank Kelly wins prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry Award

Professor Frank Kelly has been named winner of the prestigious Toxicology Award from the Royal Society of Chemistry. 

The Royal Society of Chemistry’s Awards and Prizes are awarded in...