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article News story: Queen Mary scores high in QS World University Rankings by Subject
8, July , 2011

Seventeen subjects taught at Queen Mary, University of London, feature in a highly-regarded world university rankings league table, published this week.The QS World University Rankings by Subject, considered to be among the most trusted of league tables, has revealed that Geography, Engineering, Medicine, Materials and Law at Queen Mary were ranked in the top 51 – 100 of universities worldwide for their subject areas.

article News story: Farmers’ Market returns to Mile End
12, September , 2011

Following last year's successful residency at Queen Mary, University of London, The Farmers’ Market will return to Mile End at 9am on Thursday 22 September.

article News story: Mind over matter in debate on brain donation
6, October , 2011

Taboos, ethics and issues surrounding brain donation will be debated at the Wellcome Trust on 6 October 2011.

article News story: Queen Mary students awarded under new £1.5m scholarship programme
1, November , 2011

Nine students from Queen Mary, University of London, have received scholarships under a new £1.5 million programme to help young disadvantaged Londoners meet the cost of tuition fees.

article News story: Queen Mary ranks amongst world’s elite in international league table
6, October , 2011

Queen Mary, University of London has been rated amongst the world’s top 150 universities in The Times Higher Education’s (THE) World University Rankings, the year’s most prestigious and rigorous study of global university performance.

article News story: Queen Mary offers Studentships worth £10million to research talent
25, November , 2011

Queen Mary, University of London is awarding over £10m in studentships to support the most talented and ambitious new researchers. Successful applicants will have their fees covered and living costs supported in recognition of the vital role they have to play in Queen Mary’s lively research community. The Principal of Queen Mary, Professor Simon Gaskell, has made a personal financial contribution to the scheme.

article News story: Queen Mary celebrates teaching excellence
5, October , 2011

In the last six years, Queen Mary, University of London, has been given more national awards for teaching excellence than almost any other higher education institution in the UK.  There are currently eight members of staff who have been recognised for their outstanding impact on teaching.

article News story: Queen Mary students tackle Regent’s Canal
14, October , 2011

Dozens of students from Queen Mary, University of London, descended on Regent’s Canal this week for a major clean-up operation on the litter-strewn waterway.

article News story: Queen Mary announces Excellence Scholarships of £3,000 a year
22, September , 2011

Queen Mary, University of London is announcing new additions to its generous range of scholarships for high-achieving home students.  Excellence Scholarships – worth £3,000 a year – in Science and Engineering and Modern Foreign Language are part of QM’s approach to encourage the best qualified students into subject areas which have been identified as essential to UK economic growth, and which are highly sought after by employers.  

article News story: Queen Mary awarded for contribution to animal welfare
30, November , 2011

Queen Mary, University of London was recognised this week for its pledge to use only free-range eggs in its catering; improving the lives of millions of chickens as a result.

article News story: Applications to Queen Mary reach highest ever level
25, October , 2011

Undergraduate applications to Queen Mary, University of London, are up almost four per cent from this time last year, bucking the trend of falling numbers across the UK.  

article News story: Queen Mary waves its magic wand over British Science Festival
8, September , 2011

The science behind invisibility and magic tricks and inviting people to create their own music patterns are some of the highlights that Queen Mary, University of London researchers will bring to this year’s British Science Festival.

article News story: Queen Mary forensic pathologist leads the way in mummification
20, October , 2011

A leading forensic pathologist based at Queen Mary, University of London has played an integral part in the first mummification of a body for three millennia.

article News story: Queen Mary wins a Green Gown Award for its Fogg building
4, November , 2011

Queen Mary, University of London has won a Green Gown Award for its re-cladding of the GE Fogg building.  The award - in the category, 'Sustainable Construction and Refurbishment’ - was presented during a ceremony at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London on 3 November.

article News story: Language, Mind, Nature: an evening with Noam Chomsky
7, October , 2011

Noam Chomsky, one of the world's foremost intellectuals and “father of modern linguistics” will be speaking at Queen Mary, University of London on 9 October, 2011.

article News story: Former Queen Mary Principal knighted
4, January , 2011

Professor Adrian Smith, former Principal at Queen Mary, University of London from 1998 to 2008, was awarded a knighthood in the New Years Honours. Professor Andrew Hussey, Dean of the University of London Institute in Paris, a partner College to Queen Mary, also received an OBE.

article News story: Queen Mary, University of London signs agreement with Santander
2, November , 2011

Santander, the fifth largest bank in the UK, has signed an agreement with Queen Mary, University of London. Thanks to this agreement the university will receive a total amount of £120,000 over a period of 3 years. The agreement was signed by Luis Juste, Director Santander Universities UK and Principal of Queen Mary, Professor Simon Gaskell at a ceremony on 1 November attended by members of the university and the bank.

article News story: Chinese students graduate in Beijing from Queen Mary, University of London
5, July , 2011

The first graduation ceremony of the academic year for Queen Mary graduates took place on Wednesday 29 June, when some 435 students who had been studying at the International School of Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT) were given their University of London degrees.

article News story: The Big Knit comes to The Blizard
31, October , 2011

Giant woolly art installations representing Multiple Sclerosis will be on show at Whitechapel’s Blizard Institute in November to promote awareness and understanding of the disease.

article News story: Business-savvy graduate shares secrets of his success in new book
8, November , 2011

An entrepreneurial graduate from Queen Mary, University of London has published an inspirational guide for students hoping to replicate his business success.

article News story: Queen Mary historian gains Fellowship from Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
5, October , 2011

A leading art historian from Queen Mary, University of London will explore the importance of smell in Renaissance drama in a major public lecture at Shakespeare’s Globe on Tuesday 11 October.

article News story: Fewer mental illness beds has been linked with more patients being detained in hospital involuntarily
6, July , 2011

A study by researchers from Queen Mary, Warwick University and Newcastle University, published today on bmj.com, has shown that the number of patients compulsorily detained in hospitals for mental illness in England has risen sharply in the past 21 years at the same time as the numbers of beds for mental illness patients have been cut back.

article News story: Queen Mary jumps five places in Sunday Times University Guide 2012
13, September , 2011

Queen Mary, University of London has risen five places from 28th to 23rd, out of a total of 122 universities, in this year’s Sunday Times University Guide.

article News story: Students study East End Olympic job pledge
1, November , 2011

Research into how many Olympic jobs are going to East Enders is being carried out by students at Queen Mary, University of London.

article News story: Queen Mary Student Union successfully registered as a charity
15, July , 2011

Queen Mary Students’ Union (QMSU) has successfully completed registration as a charity. The confirmation came through from the Charity Commission on July 12th and the union are “ecstatic” to be able to announce the news.

article News story: Queen Mary becomes ambassador for Living Wage
25, August , 2011

Queen Mary, University of London, is helping to encourage other employers to lift families out of poverty by becoming one of six Principal Partners of the new national Living Wage Foundation.

article News story: Queen Mary celebrates exceptional graduates
20, July , 2011

A 93-year-old Philosophy student, a young mum with a daily commute of 500 miles to complete her degree and a visually impaired English Literature postgraduate are just some of the exceptional students graduating from Queen Mary, University of London, this week. 

article News story: Queen Mary student elected to national sporting body as London Regional Student Chair
28, July , 2011

The sport and social sabbatical officer at the Students’ Union at Queen Mary, University of London (QMSU) has been elected as London Student Chair of the national governing body for sport in UK universities.

article News story: For one night only: research revealed across Europe
5, September , 2011

Building a Lego universe, discovering the computer wizardry behind magic tricks and tracking emotions on Twitter are just some of the fun ways Londoners can learn about cutting-edge research at Queen Mary, University of London on Friday 23 September.

article News story: Discovery of blood pressure genes could help prevent cardiovascular disease
11, September , 2011

Findings, published today in Nature and Nature Genetics (11/9/2011) by the International Consortium for Blood Pressure Genome-Wide Association Studies represent a major advance in our understanding of the inherited influences on blood pressure and offer new potential therapeutic targets for prevention of heart disease and stroke – the biggest cause of death worldwide.

article News story: Battle of Cable Street anniversary remembered
4, October , 2011

The 75th anniversary of the Battle of Cable Street, which saw more than 100,000 East Enders stand against the British Union of Fascists (BUF), takes place on Tuesday 4 October 2011. 

article News story: Alleged daughter of King Charles II among exiled English nuns
14, September , 2011

The sister of a Gunpowder plotter and a royal heir were among 4,000 women who risked life and liberty to join English Catholic convents exiled in Europe between 1600 and 1800, new research has revealed.

article News story: Honorary degrees awarded to rock star, space explorer and visionary artist by Queen Mary
20, July , 2011

Queen Mary, University of London, will this week be honouring an international rock star, a self-funded astronaut and a groundbreaking artist with the award of Honorary Degrees for achievements in their field.

article News story: Student satisfaction at Queen Mary rises to highest ever level
16, August , 2011

Student satisfaction at Queen Mary, University of London, is five percentage points above the national average, and best amongst the large London universities, according to a nationwide survey of final year students.

article News story: Art, technology and dance project the star attraction at National Portrait Gallery show
23, August , 2011

A wearable instrument that uses body movement to create music has been invented by a post-doctoral researcher and an artist at Queen Mary, University of London. The work has proved a hit with critics who described a recent performance at the National Portrait Gallery as “curious, interactively noisy and compelling”.

article News story: Queen Mary's Principal appointed to HESA board
28, September , 2011

Queen Mary’s Principal, Professor Simon Gaskell, has been appointed to the board of the Higher Education Statistics Agency as a non-executive director. He is one of four HESA board members appointed by Universities UK.

article News story: Bionic Bone chosen for science photography show
25, August , 2011

An image of a ‘bionic bone’ taken by a scientist at Queen Mary, University of London, has been chosen for a Royal Photographic Society exhibition celebrating the role of photography in science and research.

article News story: Screening adults for hypothyroidism could give 100,000 “a new lease of life”
24, January , 2011

A paper published in the latest issue of the Journal of Medical Screening concludes that screening women over the age of 50 and men over 65 for hypothyroidism could significantly improve the quality of life of 100,000 people in the UK.

article News story: Glowing review for Queen Mary’s new Library facilities
17, January , 2011

Queen Mary, University of London has completed a dramatic refurbishment of the ground floor of the Mile End Library, providing improved services for students and researchers alike at the heart of the campus.

article News story: Job centres are failing young people, finds Queen Mary Olympics survey
20, December , 2011

Government-run job centres are failing young people who are searching for work, suggests research by Queen Mary, University of London.

article News story: Queen Mary Professor honoured at awards
9, May , 2011

One of Queen Mary’s distinguished professors has been recognised as a woman of outstanding achievement by the UK’s leading organisation for the advancement of women in science and engineering.

article News story: QMUL announces tuition fee and student support package
14, April , 2011

Queen Mary, University of London today (15 April 2011) announces its new fee level of £9,000 for undergraduate entry from 2012, along with a substantial package of scholarships and bursaries which will benefit around 50 per cent of its undergraduate student body.

article News story: Queen Mary twice short-listed in the Times Higher Education Awards 2011
1, September , 2011

Queen Mary, University of London has been short-listed in two categories in the 2011 Times Higher Education Awards.  This year’s nominations for; ‘Outstanding Support for Early Career Researchers’, and ‘Most Improved Student Experience’, bring to 15 the total received by the College since the Awards began.

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