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article News story: Director of Liberty to discuss faith and rights in the workplace
25, February , 2010

The director of human rights group Liberty is to deliver the annual LexisNexis Butterworth Lecture on Law and Society at Queen Mary, University of London on Tuesday 23 March 2010.

article News story: What happens to equality and diversity in the face of adversity?
21, December , 2010

Latest research suggesting that women, ethnic minority groups and disabled people are being hardest hit in the recession was under discussion at a major equality summit held at Queen Mary, University of London last week.

article News story: Global Survey Reveals Corporate Choices in International Arbitration
6, October , 2010

This week sees the results of a major survey on international arbitration by the School of International Arbitration at Queen Mary, University of London, sponsored by global law firm White & Case LLP.

article News story: Goldman Sachs and fraud allegations
16, April , 2010

Professor Stefano Harney reacts to news that Wall Street banking giant Goldman Sachs is accused of de-frauding investors:

article News story: David Blunkett MP visits Queen Mary
12, January , 2010

Labour politician David Blunkett was welcomed to Queen Mary, University of London on Monday 11 January 2010.

article News story: Professor Evelyn Welch becomes a dedicated follower of fashion
22, July , 2010

A major new project exploring the changing fashion trends in Europe from the Renaissance to the late 18th century has been given the go-ahead after Queen Mary, University of London, secured a grant of nearly €1m from Humanities in the European Research Area (HERA).

article News story: New BBC show charts history of maps
14, April , 2010

A historian at Queen Mary, University of London is to star in a brand new three-part series about extraordinary stories behind maps, starting on BBC Four this Sunday (18 April 2010).

article News story: The good, the bad and the ugly terms of Cloud Computing
23, November , 2010

A survey of 31 Cloud computing contracts from 27 different providers has found that many include clauses that could have a significant impact, often negative, on the rights and interests of customers.

article News story: American Civil War hits streets of London
5, October , 2010

Fresh research revealing the critical role Britain played in the American Civil War has spawned a series of walking tours, taking in historic sites around the UK capital connected to the famous nineteenth-century conflict.

article News story: Ron Athey brings his artistic body to Queen Mary
13, April , 2010

Influential American performer Ron Athey is visiting Queen Mary, University of London from March until June 2010 as a Leverhulme Trust Artist in Residence.

article News story: Politics professor awarded OBE in Queens Birthday Honours
17, June , 2010

A professor of politics at Queen Mary, University of London received an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2010, last Saturday (12 June).

article News story: Local children learn about the value of foreign languages
10, March , 2010

School children from Tower Hamlets attended a one-day event organised by Queen Mary, University of London to find out about the importance of learning foreign languages as a business skill.

article News story: Robust consumer protection laws needed to close internet loopholes
15, June , 2010

Governments the world over must do more to safeguard internet shoppers from ‘rogue’ traders and their online scams, a new study from Queen Mary, University of London suggests.

article News story: Queen Mary academics receive prestigious French award
19, January , 2010

Two professors at Queen Mary, University of London were made Knights of the Order of Academic Palms on Monday 18 January 2010.

article News story: Five new awards give doctoral students first-hand work experience
4, June , 2010

Queen Mary, University of London has been awarded four Collaborative Doctoral Awards (also known as CASE awards) by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.  These awards are intended to encourage and develop collaboration and partnerships between Higher Education Institution (HEI) departments and non-academic organisations and businesses.

article News story: International arbitration survey gathers pace
21, May , 2010

A major survey on international arbitration by the School of International Arbitration at Queen Mary, University London, sponsored by global law firm White & Case, is canvassing the views of in-house counsel in key markets worldwide.

article News story: The Abuse of Rhetoric
1, March , 2010

It was an abuse of rhetoric that led Britain into the Iraq War, argues a leading professor of communications at Queen Mary, University of London.

article News story: Queen Mary wins Attorney General Award
6, April , 2010

The Legal Advice Centre at Queen Mary, University of London won at the Attorney General Student Awards at the House of Lords on Tuesday 30 March.

article News story: Festival reveals why Shakespeare is German
7, September , 2010

Queen Mary, University of London is collaborating with the Globe Theatre and the Goethe-Institut London on an autumn season of events celebrating Germany’s great love of Shakespeare, beginning on 7 October 2010.

article News story: Business School gives back to 'Big Society'
9, November , 2010

The School of Business and Management at Queen Mary, University of London is the first in the UK to set up a free consultancy service to help not-for-profit-organisations (NGOs) become more business savvy - particularly vital as government funding cuts bite.

article News story: Davos and the Cult of Leadership: Professor Harney comments
28, January , 2010

"Davos has been the scene of a lot of misinformation and disinformation about proprietary trading.  It is not that a ban on such trading among lending banks would prevent all bank failures.  It is rather that it might help to prevent systemic failure by limiting the infection of bad bets and burst bubbles across the whole system.

article News story: Performance in East London to be celebrated in week-long festival
2, March , 2010

A series of performances, discussions and events will take place at Queen Mary, University of London in March to showcase the Artists in Residence (AiR) Project.

article News story: Facebook mentor scheme for year abroad students
9, September , 2010

For those undergraduates embarking on a year abroad as part of their degree, it is money management, worries about whether their language skills are up to scratch and loneliness that top the list of concerns, according to research by the Learning Institute at Queen Mary, University of London.

article News story: Department of Economics becomes the School of Economics and Finance
16, September , 2010

The Department of Economics at Queen Mary, University of London recently became the School of Economics and Finance, at the same time unveiling its five-year expansion programme, and a portfolio of new financial courses.

article News story: Queen Mary hosts UK film premiere of Rebuilding Hope
1, April , 2010

Queen Mary screened the UK premiere of Rebuilding Hope, an award-winning documentary on post-war south Sudan, on Wednesday 31 March 2010.

article News story: Amanda Vickery finds a new academic home at Queen Mary
18, November , 2010

Historian, writer and broadcaster Amanda Vickery arrives at Queen Mary, University of London on 1 January 2011, following her appointment as Professor of Early Modern History.

article News story: Queen Mary historian helps to wake the dead
4, May , 2010

Professor Jim Bolton, a medieval historian at Queen Mary, University of London, features in the new BBC2 television series History Cold Case, starting on Thursday 6 May.

article News story: UK should follow Obama's plan to tax banks: Queen Mary business expert Stefano Harney comments
14, January , 2010

"News that the US plans a 10-year tax on banks, raising $120 billion a year, ought to ensure that new taxation for the City of London becomes a permanent feature of the landscape here. 

article News story: Putting the people back into the People’s Palace
2, March , 2010

Artists and academics from Queen Mary, University of London are inviting local communities in East London to take part in an open discussion about the future of the historical People’s Palace.

article News story: Major research project into Peace Process launched
17, November , 2010

A major new project dealing with conflict and the peace process was launched last Friday at a packed event in Dundalk Institute of Technology.

article News story: The Queen Mary Olympics Lectures 2010
3, February , 2010

The remarkable history of the Olympics will be revealed in a new lecture series, starting at Queen Mary, University of London on 9 February 2010.

article News story: Renowned medical historian joins Queen Mary
20, September , 2010

Professor Tilli Tansey is to join the School of History at Queen Mary, University of London in October 2010, initially funded by a Fellowship  from  the Wellcome Trust. An expert in modern medical history, she brings a wealth of experience from her previous professorial post at the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at University College London.

article News story: Study reveals long delays in medical research are costing the UK Jobs
23, February , 2010

New research from Queen Mary, University of London and Warwick Business School warns that delays and variability in the approvals process for clinical research could be causing pharmaceutical companies to look outside the UK and risks the country losing some of its most experienced researchers.

article News story: Dr Francoise Boucek dissects Cameron's offer of electoral reform
7, May , 2010

Dr Françoise Boucek, of the Department of Politics, dissects Cameron's offer of electoral reform in the event that the Liberal Democrats align with the Conservatives:

article News story: Linguistics at Queen Mary ranked fifth among UK universities
25, May , 2010

Queen Mary, University of London is one of the top five places in the UK to study linguistics, according to The Independent’s Complete University Guide 2011.

article News story: Inequality in appointment of new Supreme Court Justice
25, March , 2010

Following the appointment of Sir John Dyson to the Supreme Court, the Equal Justices Initiative (EJI) today expressed disappointment at the missed opportunity to appoint a second woman to the Court.

article News story: Truth and the historian
27, May , 2010

Leading intellectual historian Professor Quentin Skinner is to give his inaugural lecture at Queen Mary, University of London on Wednesday 2 June 2010.

article News story: A (well) hung Parliament – but where are the women?
7, May , 2010

Dr Rainbow Murray, of the Department of Politics, at Queen Mary, University of London writes of her concern at the lack of female representation in the General Election:

article News story: School placements help to sell the language of business
29, March , 2010

British businesses claim to lose billions of pounds a year because so few employees are multi-lingual. A government decision to take foreign languages off the secondary school compulsory curriculum has not helped.

article News story: New Masters gives graduates the 'Obama factor'
16, March , 2010

Barack Obama’s formative experience as a community organiser in Chicago honed the leadership skills behind his successful presidential campaign. Queen Mary, University of London will soon offer students the opportunity to gain similar experience, with the launch of a new MA in Community Organising in September 2010.

article News story: Earliest Holocaust films discovered in Russian Archive
30, November , 2010

A Russian cinema expert at Queen Mary, University of London has rediscovered a collection of WWII films, documenting Nazi atrocities towards Soviet Jews, hidden for more than 60 years in Russia’s State Archives.

article News story: Linguistics at Queen Mary is ranked third best in UK
16, June , 2010

Linguistics at Queen Mary, University of London has been ranked best in London and third nationwide, just behind Cambridge and Oxford, in The Times’ Good University Guide 2011.

article News story: Economist Kate Barker CBE on UK Monetary Policy reform
19, October , 2010

Whether or not the UK’s monetary policy framework needs reform to prevent future economic turmoil was discussed by Kate Barker CBE, former member of the Monetary Policy Committee last night (Monday 18 October 2010).

article News story: Charity workers want pensions to be more engaged with ethical investment
20, May , 2010

Research by Queen Mary, University of London reveals that nearly three quarters of charity workers believe investment in companies that operate responsibly is one of the most important pension attributes.

article News story: Danger posed by the Real IRA and Continuity IRA at greatest level in over a decade
12, November , 2010

The danger posed by groups such as the Real IRA and Continuity IRA is now at its greatest level in over a decade, and is likely to increase.  A new report commissioned by the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence’s (ICSR) at King’s College London, written by Dr Martyn Frampton, Queen Mary, University of London, is the most authoritative attempt to date to address the recent resurgence of violent republicanism.

article News story: Porn and the state: regulating internet content
25, January , 2010

Child pornography, illegal file sharing and terrorism are among the issues threatening to increase ‘Big Brother-like’ scrutiny of our internet activity, says a leading expert.  This shift towards greater state control of online content, and how it will impinge on our rights, will be discussed by Professor Ian Walden in his inaugural lecture at Queen Mary, University of London on Wednesday 3 February 2010.

article News story: British economy depends on immigrant labour
17, March , 2010

Gordon Brown’s pledge of “British jobs for British workers” and the Tories’ plan for tougher border controls are nothing but political fantasy, according to a new book that reveals the truth about jobs and immigration in London.

article News story: Proposed class actions for financial services claims
16, April , 2010

Professor Rachael Mulheron, of the School of Law, comments on the withdrawal of the proposed class actions for financial services claims: The recent demise of the proposed collective (class) actions regime for financial services claims was an important consequence of the legislative ‘wash-up’ which followed the announcement, on 6 April, of the general election. 

article News story: Queen Mary alumnus named a Lord Justice of Appeal
21, January , 2010

One of the first law graduates at Queen Mary, University of London has just been appointed a Lord Justice of Appeal by Her Majesty, the Queen.

article News story: Department of Politics scoop Leverhulme Research Fellowships
27, May , 2010

The Department of Politics has secured two prestigious Leverhulme Research Fellowships. 

article News story: Individual budgets offer new choices but debate urgently needed says report
18, June , 2010

New moves towards transferring the purchasing power of the public sector towards individual users of public services are radical and empowering. However a debate is urgently needed on the way these reforms are to be implemented, according to a major new report.

article News story: Amanda Vickery goes behind closed doors with the Georgians
29, November , 2010

Amanda Vickery, newly appointed Professor of Early Modern History at Queen Mary, University of London is presenting a flagship three-part series for BBC 2, exploring domestic life in Georgian England.

article News story: Intellectual Property Institute joins Queen Mary
10, May , 2010

Queen Mary, University of London has entered a landmark agreement with the Intellectual Property Institute (IPI). The IPI now operates from the College’s Centre for Commercial Law Studies, in Lincoln’s Inn Fields, in collaboration with the Queen Mary Intellectual Property Institute (QMIPRI).

article News story: Party politics expert reacts to news of a hung parliament
7, May , 2010

Dr Francoise Boucek, a specialist in party politics, comments on the recent announcement that Britain will have a 'hung' parliament:  As I write, individual political parties’ final seat shares are still unknown but one thing is clear: since no party has won a majority of seats there will be a ‘hung’ parliament at Westminster as predicted.

article News story: TV historian David Starkey at Queen Mary
2, March , 2010

Leading Tudor historian David Starkey OBE is to speak at Queen Mary, University of London on Thursday 4 March 2010.

article News story: Dr Jon Davis: Milliband could be new Labour leader
7, May , 2010

Dr Jon Davis, leading lecturer in political history at Queen Mary, comments on the hung parliament result of the general election:

article News story: New research on government strategy to tackle classroom behaviour
8, February , 2010

With increasing focus on disruptive behaviour in primary schools, the UK government has placed ‘emotional literacy’ on the curriculum.  A new research project at Queen Mary, University of London will ask whether this is an appropriate goal for policy-makers and how it might be achieved.

article News story: The Centre for Commercial Law Studies celebrates its 30th anniversary
15, October , 2010

Lord Hoffman, Sir Roy Goode and Nicholas Green QC, the chairman of the Bar, are among the top legal minds speaking at a conference to mark the 30th anniversary of the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) at Queen Mary, University of London.

article News story: Imran Khan at Queen Mary
10, March , 2010

Pakistani politician and cricketing legend Imran Khan is to visit Queen Mary, University of London on Thursday 11 March 2010.

article News story: The first arrivals – ancient Britons were the earliest North Europeans
8, July , 2010

Delving deep into our past, archaeologists and palaeontologists unearth the earliest evidence of human occupation in Britain.

article News story: Healthcare in the ‘Big Society’
14, May , 2010

Politicians who advocate patients taking greater control of their own healthcare fail to understand what really motivates people, says a bio-ethics expert at Queen Mary, University of London.

article News story: First rule of spin
30, April , 2010

Politicians using spin, image overhauls and media manipulation to win ‘hearts and minds’ at election time is nothing new; it is a tactic that dates back to the Tudors, argues a leading historian at Queen Mary, University of London.

article News story: How women first stirred the British love of tea
10, January , 2010

Women led the tea-drinking boom when it first took hold in eighteenth-century Britain, reveals new research by a cultural historian at Queen Mary, University of London.

article News story: Professor Hennessy joins the House of Lords
6, October , 2010

Professor Peter Hennessy, a leading authority on contemporary British history at Queen Mary, University of London, has been elevated to the House of Lords.

article News story: Queen Mary launches first specialist factual documentary MA module in UK university
3, June , 2010

The Film Studies Department at Queen Mary, University of London has joined forces with production company Mandrake Films to launch the first specialist factual documentary course in a UK university.

article News story: Two prestigious Leverhulme Artists in Residences awarded to Queen Mary
4, June , 2010

Of only 11 Leverhulme Artists in Residences Awards awarded this year, Queen Mary, University of London has won two, making possible the residency of the world renowned Ron Athey and Rachel Oxley at the College. 

article News story: Turning Queen Mary Inside Out
30, September , 2010

Leading academics at Queen Mary, University of London will feature prominently in the forthcoming Inside Out Festival, taking place from 25 to 31 October 2010. Now in it's second year, the Festival showcases the fascinating contribution made by nine London universities to the arts and cultural scene in the capital. 

article News story: Is Britain becoming another European consensus democracy?
12, May , 2010

As Britain’s first peace-time coalition government in 70 years begins its work today (12 May) questions are being raised about the changing nature of British politics. Is the May 2010 Westminster election a realigning election that will change the shape of British government and the nature of Britain’s democracy forever?

article News story: Professor Ormerod joins Law Commission
6, April , 2010

A top legal academic at Queen Mary, University of London has been appointed a Law Commissioner by the Secretary of State for Justice.

article News story: Queen Mary sees rise in student satisfaction
19, August , 2010

According to the 2010 National Student Survey, the overall satisfaction rate among students at Queen Mary, University of London rose from 85 per cent to 86 per cent, four per cent higher than the national average.

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