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16, August , 2012

article News story: Honorary Degrees awarded by Queen Mary, University of London
20, July , 2012

Four Honorary Degrees have been awarded at Queen Mary, University of London’s 2012 summer graduation ceremonies. Honorary Degrees are awarded by the University of London to those whom the University wishes to honour for achievements in their field.

article News story: QM students to show the world why London is a top city for study
25, October , 2012

Two students from Queen Mary, University of London, have been given symbolic keys to the capital city, in a new initiative that aims to show why London is the world’s best study destination.

article News story: Queen Mary, University of London and University of Warwick announce new strategic partnership
20, March , 2012

Queen Mary, University of London and the University of Warwick have announced a strategic partnership which, by combining talent and resources in selected disciplines, aims to ensure that both universities continue to thrive amidst the increasing uncertainty and pressures facing higher education institutions in England. Striking a balance between competition and collaboration the partnership – based on shared philosophy and mutual understanding - will enable Queen Mary and Warwick to retain their individuality whilst achieving common objectives through joint working in teaching, research and recruitment.

article News story: Queen Mary, University of London joins Russell Group of universities
1, August , 2012

Queen Mary, University of London has become a member of the Russell Group of universities, with effect from Wednesday 1 August 2012.

article News story: Queen Mary marks the first Living Wage Week
6, November , 2012

As a partner of the Living Wage Foundation, Queen Mary, University of London will be marking the first Living Wage Week from 4-10 November 2012, taking part in the events and celebrations aimed at getting employers and the public talking about the benefits of this higher rate of pay.

article News story: Queen Mary awarded for commitment to protect endangered fish
23, March , 2012

Queen Mary, University of London has been awarded for upholding a ban on the use of endangered fish species, such as Atlantic cod and haddock, in its catering services.

article News story: Queen Mary Honorary Fellowships awarded at Summer Graduation 2012
20, July , 2012

Queen Mary, University of London, has awarded Honorary Fellowships during its 2012 summer graduation ceremonies to seven distinguished figures in their fields, including former judge Lord Millett, novelist Andrea Levy and Matt Hyde, Chief Executive of the National Union of Students (NUS).

article News story: Popular destination for Indian students Queen Mary, University of London joins Russell Group.
26, March , 2012

Queen Mary, University of London – which attracts some of India’s brightest students – has been invited to become a member of the Russell Group of universities.  The invitation is an acknowledgment of Queen Mary’s quality and status as a top-class research-led institution and comes in the same month that Principal, Professor Simon Gaskell embarks on a trip to India where he will meet with College alumni.  Professor Gaskell’s visit, beginning on March 26, will take in Mumbai and Delhi.

article News story: Queen Mary, University of London to join Russell Group of universities
12, March , 2012

Queen Mary, University of London has been invited to become a member of the Russell Group of universities, with effect from August 2012. The invitation to join the Russell Group is an acknowledgment of Queen Mary’s quality and status as a top-class research-led institution. Queen Mary will join the Russell Group alongside fellow new members, the Universities of Durham, York and Exeter.

article News story: The Life and Death of Marilyn Monroe: 50th anniversary event at Bart's Pathology Museum
18, July , 2012

The 50th anniversary of Marilyn Monroe’s death will be marked with a seminar at Queen Mary, University of London, taking in the science of poisons and overdose, and Monroe’s final mysterious days with the Rat Pack at a notorious Mafia haunt.

article News story: Queen Mary signs new deal with computing giant IBM
4, December , 2012

Queen Mary, University of London has established an important strategic partnership with the computing giant IBM, to identify areas of mutual interest and spark new ideas for collaboration in research, teaching and recruitment.

article News story: Head of Santander meets students and academics at Queen Mary, University of London
19, April , 2012

In a round table organized by Queen Mary, University of London, the head of Santander UK discussed with members of the university community the important role universities play to educate students into entrepreneurship, developing new ideas that will eventually become successful businesses.

article News story: Queen Mary’s Principal appointed Treasurer to Universities UK
22, February , 2012

Queen Mary, University of London’s Principal, Professor Simon Gaskell, has been appointed to the post of Treasurer for Universities UK - the representative organisation for UK universities.

article News story: Queen Mary’s Professor Ursula Martin awarded CBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours List
3, January , 2012

One of Queen Mary’s distinguished professors has been awarded a CBE for ‘services to computer science’ in the Queen’s New Year Honours List. 

article News story: Learning Matters: Queen Mary’s dynamic new online journal reveals what makes an outstanding university teacher, and more….
25, January , 2012

University students value inspiration, encouragement, support and humour over subject or method-related concepts when nominating excellent teachers, reveals a study by staff at Queen Mary, University of London.   2051 comments contained in the nomination statements made by Queen Mary students for its Excellence in Teaching Awards were analysed at both Institutional and Faculty level, focusing on the traits, skills and approaches that students identify as being ‘excellent’. The study: “What makes an outstanding university teacher”, recommends that those skills, traits and approaches which students value should be looked at in appraisal and promotion schemes for university teaching staff, and is among just some of the content of a dynamic new online journal being launched for the academic community by Queen Mary: Learning Matters.

article News story: Cancer drug development company joins QM’s Innovation Centre
23, July , 2012

The Queen Mary BioEnterprises (QMB) Innovation Centre, London’s first completely new build facility for early stage start-up and follow on life sciences and biotechnology companies, has announced the chemistry division of Spirogen, a drug development company developing novel cancer therapies, as their newest tenant.

article News story: Queen Mary wins second award for GE Fogg building
15, February , 2012

Queen Mary, University of London has been Highly Commended for its Fogg Building - based on the College’s Mile End campus - in the Chartered Institute of Buildings Services Engineers, (CIBSE) Building Performance Awards 2012. 

article News story: Queen Mary wins Cathay Pacific's New Horizons Award at the Cathay Pacific China Business Awards
16, January , 2012

Queen Mary, University of London was named the winner of the New Horizons category in the Cathay Pacific China Business Awards 2011 – a prestigious awards scheme designed to acknowledge and celebrate UK business dynamism and success in Hong Kong and China - which took place at London’s Mandarin Oriental Hotel on Friday 13 January 2012.

article News story: Apple Day at QM Farmers’ Market celebrates best of English orchards
15, October , 2012

The Farmers’ Market at Queen Mary, University of London celebrates England’s glorious orchards this Thursday (18 October) with a festival of homegrown apples.

article News story: Queen Mary scores hat-trick of nominations for Times Higher Education Awards 2012
6, September , 2012

Queen Mary, University of London has been shortlisted in three categories at the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2012, an annual showcase of excellence across the Higher Education sector.

article News story: Chinese celebrities pick Queen Mary for ‘Best of London’ visit
6, June , 2012

High-profile Chinese celebrities from the worlds of athletics, education and television stopped at Queen Mary, University of London last week as part of a whirlwind tour of London coinciding with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations.

article News story: Top 150 place for Queen Mary in international league table
4, October , 2012

Queen Mary, University of London has been named among the top 150 universities in the world by the influential magazine Times Higher Education.

article News story: Santander celebrates partnership with Queen Mary, opens new branch at Mile End
27, November , 2012

A new Santander bank branch was officially opened on Friday 23 November at Queen Mary, University of London’s Mile End campus, with an event that celebrated the university’s partnership with one of the world’s largest banks.

article News story: Musicians wanted for reopening of East End “palace of delights”
17, December , 2012

A musical gala, featuring the Water City Festival Orchestra, is amongst a spring 2013 season of events to mark the official re-opening of the historic Great Hall of the People’s Palace at Queen Mary, University of London.

article News story: Student satisfaction at QM rises in latest university guide
14, June , 2012

Queen Mary, University of London, has maintained its top 40 position in this year’s Times Good University Guide, with student satisfaction rising by three per cent from 2012.

article News story: Queen Mary scientist seeks new weapon in fight against cancer
2, August , 2012

A scientist at Queen Mary, University of London is hopeful of developing new drugs to treat blood cancer after being awarded a major research grant by UK charity Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research.

article News story: Queen Mary and Warwick join forces in widening participation
28, June , 2012

Queen Mary, University of London and the University of Warwick have organised a joint summer school for school students from London and the Coventry and Warwickshire area.

article News story: Queen Mary named as higher education social entrepreneurship partner
17, August , 2012

Social entrepreneurship is a rapidly growing movement within the higher education (HE) sector and now Queen Mary, University of London has been chosen as a pioneering partner in a new joint initiative between charity UnLtd and the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE).

article News story: RCUK award Professor Peter McOwan £300k to grow culture of public engagement at Queen Mary, University of London
5, April , 2012

Queen Mary’s Professor Peter McOwan is to receive £300,000 over 3 years from Research Councils UK (RCUK). The Vice-Principal for External Relations and Public Engagement has successfully applied for research Catalyst funding, the purpose of which is to embed public engagement with research in UK Higher Education Institutions (HEIs).

article News story: London’s newest Russell Group university top for student satisfaction
27, September , 2012

Student satisfaction at Queen Mary, University of London is the highest amongst London’s Russell Group universities and two percentage points above the national average, according to a nationwide survey of final year students.

article News story: Queen Mary ranked in top 150 universities in the world
11, September , 2012

Queen Mary, University of London has been rated amongst the world’s top 150 universities in the QS World Rankings 2012 – the prestigious annual league table of international higher education institutions.

article News story: Queen Mary signs manifesto for public engagement
30, May , 2012

Queen Mary, University of London has signed the National Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE) manifesto for public engagement, cementing the College's belief that "universities and research institutes have a major responsibility to society through their public engagement, and that they have much to gain in return". The move comes in the same year that the College launches its own Centre for Public Engagement and re-affirms a long-standing, on-going commitment to sharing knowledge and engaging with local communities that has been at the heart of the College’s ethos since its inception.

article News story: Queen Mary honours Simon Schama, Sarah Waters and Marcus du Sautoy
12, December , 2012

The historian Professor Simon Schama CBE, scientist and TV presenter Professor Marcus du Sautoy OBE and best-selling author Sarah Waters joined 1,100 Queen Mary students receiving their degrees during Winter Graduation at Queen Mary, University of London this week.

article News story: Students save enough energy to make 1.5 million cups of tea
17, May , 2012

A student campaign to cut energy waste at Queen Mary, University of London, ended this week with two halls of residence crowned energy-saving champions. The winners stopped eight tonnes of environmentally-harmful CO2 from entering the atmosphere.

article News story: Start Ups join Stand Ups at new QM comedy night
23, May , 2012

East London comedian, Marc Burrows, will join young local business brains at a unique evening of entertainment at Queen Mary, University of London on Thursday 31 May.

article News story: Queen Mary and Warwick award academics £230,000 for new collaborative studies
17, December , 2012

New research into type 2 diabetes, social media, space plasma, and cabbage genetics that could boost crop production are just some of the collaborative projects to be carried out by academics at Queen Mary, University of London and its partner university, the University of Warwick.

article News story: Queen Mary graduates carry Olympic Flame in Tower Hamlets
22, July , 2012

Two graduates from Queen Mary, University of London’s School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science carried the Olympic Flame through the London borough of Tower Hamlets on Saturday 21 July.

article News story: QM students awarded for enterprising volunteer work in national competition
23, April , 2012

Students from Queen Mary, University of London have taken part in a national competition to celebrate their enterprising volunteer work, which has directly helped 300 Tower Hamlets residents.

article News story: Enter the Secret World of Teeth at Centre of the Cell
1, August , 2012

A Europe-wide project to create a magical sculpture out of milk teeth promises smiles all round when it arrives at Queen Mary, University of London’s science education centre, Centre of the Cell, this summer.

article News story: Experts discuss The Black Dahlia Murder at Pathology Museum event
11, December , 2012

Barts Pathology Museum at Queen Mary, University of London’s West Smithfield campus will hold a special evening seminar on Tuesday 15 January – the anniversary of the gruesome and much-publicised Black Dahlia Murder. The event will focus on cultural depictions of the case, followed by a wider look at forensic science and cases of dismemberment.

article News story: QM students to carry the Olympic flame
16, July , 2012

Students and staff from Queen Mary are amongst the 8,000 inspirational people to carry the 2012 Olympic Flame as it journeys across the United Kingdom.

article News story: Bruce Dickinson gives keynote speech at Queen Mary innovation showcase
21, November , 2012

Bruce Dickinson, lead singer of legendary rock group Iron Maiden, took to the stage of the Great Hall at Queen Mary, University of London on Tuesday 20 November. Dr Dickinson, who is a QM History alumnus, rock star, airline pilot and aviation business owner, was key note speaker at an event featuring entrepreneurs who studied or worked at the university.

article News story: Gruesome anatomical cake festival goes down a treat
31, October , 2012

Prostate truffles, STD cupcakes, ulcerated legs and fungal toenail biscuits were among the 3,000 anatomically-correct cakes, cookies and cocktails snapped up by visitors to St Bartholomew's Pathology Museum last weekend, in a sell-out baking festival that made headlines across the world.

article News story: 2012 QM Student Entrepreneurs’ Showcase and Awards
26, April , 2012

A Caribbean-inspired clothing line, unique student magazines and a low-fat frozen dessert are just some of the student-led business ideas to be rewarded by Queen Mary, University of London this week.

article News story: Queen Mary becomes a ‘Fairtrade University’
17, April , 2012

Queen Mary, University of London has acquired Fairtrade status, having successfully demonstrated to The Fairtrade Foundation that it meets all the Fairtrade goals: they include a commitment to making Fairtrade products available on campus, using Fairtrade foods in all campus eateries, and increasing understanding and awareness of Fairtrade. The development comes thanks to the joint commitment of the Students' Union and the University's staff.

article News story: QM features highly in Guardian league table – Drama ranked first in UK
22, May , 2012

Drama at Queen Mary, University of London is ranked first in the UK in the Guardian’s University Guide 2013, rising eight places from last year’s table.

article News story: QM’s Pathology Museum launches Autumn Seminar Series
28, September , 2012

St Bartholomews Pathology Museum at Queen Mary, University of London’s West Smithfield campus will host an exciting Autumn Series of evening seminars, featuring events on the art of tattooing, the vampire in folklore, the history of ‘Bedlam’ and the darker side of silent films.

article News story: Queen Mary offers studentships worth £10m to research talent
8, October , 2012

Queen Mary, University of London is awarding more than £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.

article News story: Statement on London Metropolitan University
31, August , 2012

Universities UK has responded to the UK Border Agency’s (UKBA) decision to revoke London Metropolitan University’s licence to sponsor visas, saying it “will not affect international students registered with other UK institutions”.

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