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Brexit: QMUL 'morning after' briefing article News story: Brexit: QMUL 'morning after' briefing
24 June 2016

The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union. In the video below, experts from Queen Mary University of London consider the political, legal, and economic implications of this historic result. 

Brexit: Where now for Britain? blog Blog: Brexit: Where now for Britain?
24 June 2016

Dr Paul Copeland, Senior Lecturer in Public Policy at QMUL's School of Politics and International Relations, considers the next steps for post-Brexit Britain. 

Unexpected findings reveal insight into how cancer spreads in the body article News story: Unexpected findings reveal insight into how cancer spreads in the body
23 June 2016

Cancer cells appear to depend on an unusual survival mechanism to spread around the body, according to an early study led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). The discovery could help with future development of novel treatments to prevent metastasis and secondary tumours.

The idea that English nationalism has powered support for Brexit is unduly simplistic and requires re-examination blog Blog: The idea that English nationalism has powered support for Brexit is unduly simplistic and requires re-examination
23 June 2016

English sentiment has been important to the tenor and character of the Vote Leave campaign, but Michael Kenny writes there are reasons to be sceptical that English nationalism has had a clear, causal role in the EU Referendum. He asks whether the picture of the ‘two Englands’ – one progressive and cosmopolitan, the other populist and nationalist – draws too sharp a distinction between them, and in doing so underplays the extent to which fears about cultural identity, inequality and immigration are shared in very different kinds of places and communities.

School of Economics and Finance masters ranked 8th in UK and in global top 40 article News story: School of Economics and Finance masters ranked 8th in UK and in global top 40
22 June 2016

QMUL’s School of Economics and Finance masters programme in Investment and Finance has been ranked eighth in the UK and 37th in the world by the Financial Times in its Masters in Finance Pre-experience 2016 list.

Rewriting their fate: how the world’s ‘invisible’ widows are fighting prejudice blog Blog: Rewriting their fate: how the world’s ‘invisible’ widows are fighting prejudice
22 June 2016

Suzy Solley, PhD Candidate at QMUL's School of Geography, writes about the discrimination faced by widows in many parts of the world. 

QMUL 'Cracking Law' Podcast: EU Law and Brexit blog Blog: QMUL 'Cracking Law' Podcast: EU Law and Brexit
22 June 2016

The 'Cracking Law' podcast is produced by expert researchers from QMUL's School of Law. The first episode focuses on European Union law, and episode two looks at Brexit. 

International State Crime Initiative (ISCI) publishes fifth edition of State Crime article News story: International State Crime Initiative (ISCI) publishes fifth edition of State Crime
20 June 2016

The International State Crime Initiative (ISCI), based at Queen Mary University of London, today launched the fifth volume of its research journal: State Crime.

MPs are better than ever at serving local voters – it shouldn’t have to be dangerous blog Blog: MPs are better than ever at serving local voters – it shouldn’t have to be dangerous
17 June 2016

Professor Philip Cowley writes about the role of MPs in their constituencies. He says: "It is a difficult, time-consuming, at times frustrating and at other times rewarding, part of the job. It should not also be dangerous."

Cereal science: how scientists inverted the Cheerios effect article News story: Cereal science: how scientists inverted the Cheerios effect
14 June 2016

Liquid drops on soft solid surfaces interact by an ‘inverted Cheerios effect’, which can be tweaked so that the droplets move towards or away from each other, according to an international group of scientists publishing in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

QMUL celebrates inaugural Festival of Communities article News story: QMUL celebrates inaugural Festival of Communities
14 June 2016

A carnival of lost emotions, lively political debates and a floating cinema – Queen Mary University of London celebrated the end of the two-week Festival of Communities with a special on-campus event.

School kids solve space missions at QMUL robotics challenge article News story: School kids solve space missions at QMUL robotics challenge
13 June 2016

Teams of school students from around the country competed in a robotics challenge involving space missions at an event hosted by Queen Mary University of London’s School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science.

Can computers do magic? article News story: Can computers do magic?
10 June 2016

Magicians could join composers and artists in finding new ideas for their performances by using computers to create new magic effects, according to computer scientists at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).    

QMUL and China's Northwestern Polytechnical University launch Joint Educational Institute article News story: QMUL and China's Northwestern Polytechnical University launch Joint Educational Institute
10 June 2016

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and the Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU), one of China’s top universities, have launched a Joint Educational Institute (JEI) to create a broad partnership in providing transnational university education in the field of Engineering Materials.  

Scientists use silver to make lights shine brightly article News story: Scientists use silver to make lights shine brightly
6 June 2016

The toxic and expensive phosphors used widely in fluorescent lighting could be eliminated thanks to a new study conducted by a materials scientist at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Former England rugby players to help major brain study article News story: Former England rugby players to help major brain study
6 June 2016

Former England international rugby players are set to be recruited for a major-scientific study examining the possible long-term effects of the game on brain health.

President of Costa Rica visits QMUL article News story: President of Costa Rica visits QMUL
3 June 2016

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) played host to a presidential delegation visiting from Costa Rica on 25 May.

Cancer researcher wins prestigious Lister Prize article News story: Cancer researcher wins prestigious Lister Prize
2 June 2016

Dr Susana Godinho from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been awarded the Lister Prize Fellowship for her visionary work on cancer.

Malnutrition results from more than just poor diet article News story: Malnutrition results from more than just poor diet
27 May 2016

Malnourished children are most likely to die from common infections, not starvation alone. Immune disorder may be part of the cause, according to a review led by Queen Mary University of London.

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