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QMUL appoints its first Fulbright Scholar article News story: QMUL appoints its first Fulbright Scholar
27 July 2016

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is delighted to announce the appointment of its first Fulbright Scholar, who will join the School of Physics and Astronomy in the academic year 2016-17.

Award for London’s best medical student article News story: Award for London’s best medical student
27 July 2016

A medical student from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has won the highly prestigious University of London Gold Medal.

blog Blog: "With such a small piece of cloth, how do you choose what to cover?"
26 July 2016

In her second blog post from Cambodia with RESULTS UK, QMUL's Dr Jess Potter reports from a multidrug-resistant tuberculosis ward in Phnom Penh and highlights the impossible choices that have to be made with limited funding.

Honorary degrees awarded during graduation week article News story: Honorary degrees awarded during graduation week
26 July 2016

Five honorary degrees were awarded during QMUL’s graduation week celebrating naked scientists, historians and studies of the home. Those awarded include:

Five awarded fellowships at QMUL graduation article News story: Five awarded fellowships at QMUL graduation
26 July 2016

Five people have been made fellows of QMUL during the 2016 summer graduation.

Behind the beauty a TB epidemic is raging blog Blog: Behind the beauty a TB epidemic is raging
21 July 2016

In this blog post, QMUL's Dr Jess Potter reflects on the scale of Cambodia's hidden TB epidemic and what she is experiencing on her trip through rural communities with RESULTS UK.

Here’s what we know about Labour’s £3 supporters – and whether they’ll pay £25 to help Corbyn again blog Blog: Here’s what we know about Labour’s £3 supporters – and whether they’ll pay £25 to help Corbyn again
20 July 2016

In this post Professor Tim Bale takes a closer look at Labour's "£3 supporters". The article is based on his research with colleagues in the Party Members Project and is co-authored by Professor Paul Webb, University of Sussex, and Dr Monica Poletti, QMUL.

Scientists move one step closer to creating an invisibility cloak article News story: Scientists move one step closer to creating an invisibility cloak
15 July 2016

Scientists at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have made an object disappear by using a material with nano-size particles that can enhance specific properties on the object’s surface.   

Astronaut joints and banana DNA showcased at science festival article News story: Astronaut joints and banana DNA showcased at science festival
14 July 2016

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) celebrated science in all its shapes and forms with a festival showcasing the university’s research to youngsters.

QMUL alumna appointed as chief scientist of Cancer Research UK article News story: QMUL alumna appointed as chief scientist of Cancer Research UK
14 July 2016

World-leading cancer scientist and QMUL alumna, Professor Karen Vousden CBE, has been appointed as Cancer Research UK’s new chief scientist.

What does the Tory grassroots want from Prime Minister Theresa May? blog Blog: What does the Tory grassroots want from Prime Minister Theresa May?
13 July 2016

In this post Professor Tim Bale examines what Tory party members want and expect from Prime Minister Theresa May. The article is based on his research with colleagues in the Party Members Project and is co-authored by Professor Paul Webb, University of Sussex, and Dr Monica Poletti, QMUL.

War guilt, Blair and the Chilcot Inquiry blog Blog: War guilt, Blair and the Chilcot Inquiry
12 July 2016

While the Chilcot Report does not accuse Tony Blair of war guilt for Iraq, his responsibility for the war and its consequences is in question. In this blog post, Dr James Ellison, of QMUL's School of History and the Mile End Institute, reflects on the historical significance of the Iraq Inquiry and whether Blair should be blamed.

QMUL and Sorbonne Law School launch Double LLM in Paris article News story: QMUL and Sorbonne Law School launch Double LLM in Paris
12 July 2016

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and Sorbonne Law School have launched a new Double Master of Laws (LLM) programme in Paris.

Missing link in genetics could explain conundrum of disease inheritance article News story: Missing link in genetics could explain conundrum of disease inheritance
8 July 2016

The process by which a mother’s diet during pregnancy can permanently affect her offspring’s attributes, such as weight, could be strongly influenced by genetic variation in an unexpected part of the genome, according to research led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Return of the town hall: will Brexit bring British democracy closer to the people? blog Blog: Return of the town hall: will Brexit bring British democracy closer to the people?
8 July 2016

Brexit may reshape the UK's political geography - locally as well as internationally, according to Professor Jane Wills. "When people are encouraged to take back control, they need access to the political institutions that might allow this to happen."

British business to address gender balance in the executive pipeline article News story: British business to address gender balance in the executive pipeline
7 July 2016

Report co-authored by QMUL finds that while the percentage of women on FTSE boards has increased, the rate of progress has slowed since October 2015.

Latin American community one of the fastest growing in London article News story: Latin American community one of the fastest growing in London
7 July 2016

Around a quarter of a million Latin Americans live in the UK, with over half (145,000) in London. The Latin American population is one of the fastest growing migrant populations in London, with two-thirds having arrived since 2000. 

Could goats become man's best friend? article News story: Could goats become man's best friend?
6 July 2016

Goats have the capacity to communicate with people like other domesticated animals, such as dogs and horses, according to scientists from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

QMUL appoints new Vice-Principal (Humanities and Social Sciences) article News story: QMUL appoints new Vice-Principal (Humanities and Social Sciences)
6 July 2016

Professor Matthew Hilton will join Queen Mary University of London from September 2016.

QMUL cancer research exhibit at Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition article News story: QMUL cancer research exhibit at Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition
5 July 2016

An exhibit about cancer research by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is on display at the Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition from now until Sunday 10th July.

QMUL alumnus wins Iceland’s presidential election article News story: QMUL alumnus wins Iceland’s presidential election
1 July 2016

Gudni Jóhannesson, who holds a PhD from QMUL’s School of History, has won Iceland’s presidential election.

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