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Fellowships awarded at QMUL summer graduation 2017 article News story: Fellowships awarded at QMUL summer graduation 2017
26 July 2017

Four people have been made fellows of Queen Mary University of London during the 2017 summer graduation.

Honorary awards presented at QMUL Graduation week article News story: Honorary awards presented at QMUL Graduation week
26 July 2017

Three honorary degrees were awarded during QMUL’s summer graduation week 2017, celebrating feminism, space education and computer science. Those awarded include:

David Davis favourite to succeed Theresa May, finds survey of Conservative members article News story: David Davis favourite to succeed Theresa May, finds survey of Conservative members
24 July 2017

The Brexit Secretary David Davis is the narrow favourite among party members to succeed Theresa May, according to a major survey led by academics at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Sexual health clinics should ask about abuse article News story: Sexual health clinics should ask about abuse
21 July 2017

Training clinicians to proactively ask patients about domestic violence is feasible for sexual health clinics to implement and could increase referrals to specialist services, according to a study by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and the University of Bristol involving over 4,300 women.

Moderate exercise and dieting reduces risk of caesarean section and diabetes in pregnancy article News story: Moderate exercise and dieting reduces risk of caesarean section and diabetes in pregnancy
20 July 2017

Pregnant women who have a healthy diet and regular moderate exercise are less likely to have a caesarean section, gain excessive weight, or develop diabetes in pregnancy, according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) using data from over 12,000 women.

Study finds top British companies unable or unwilling to publicise ethnic makeup of management article News story: Study finds top British companies unable or unwilling to publicise ethnic makeup of management
19 July 2017

British businesses must break their “silence” on the under-representation of black, Asian and minority ethnic groups (BAME) in key roles, according to new research commissioned by the British Academy of Management and Chartered Management Institute and co-authored by researchers at Queen Mary University of London.

Research in the emergency room helps predict organ failure in critically injured patients article News story: Research in the emergency room helps predict organ failure in critically injured patients
18 July 2017

Testing blood samples within the first two hours of injury could help predict which critically injured patients are more likely to develop multiple organ failure, according to an early study led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). 

QMUL shortlisted for two sustainability awards article News story: QMUL shortlisted for two sustainability awards
17 July 2017

The sustainability team at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been nominated for two Green Gown Awards

Professor Green launches 'Transform Trauma' fundraising appeal for QMUL research article News story: Professor Green launches 'Transform Trauma' fundraising appeal for QMUL research
17 July 2017

The rapper Professor Green is helping to raise funds for trauma research at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) in a major appeal led by Barts Charity.

£8.6m awarded for global health research article News story: £8.6m awarded for global health research
14 July 2017

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have secured new awards totalling £8.6m to deliver medical research that will benefit people in low and middle-income countries (LMICs).

QMUL’s Department of Drama uses performance to support young people in care feature Feature: QMUL’s Department of Drama uses performance to support young people in care
13 July 2017

A performance and theatre project from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), explores the narrative of young people in care and helps them turn their experiences into theatre.

Anchoring Labour Rights More Effectively In EU Trade Agreements blog Blog: Anchoring Labour Rights More Effectively In EU Trade Agreements
13 July 2017

Professor Adrian Smith and Dr Liam Campling write for Social Europe about strengthening labour rights in UK and EU trade agreements. 

Historian publishes first biography of the ‘most-wanted’ revolutionary in Tsarist Russia article News story: Historian publishes first biography of the ‘most-wanted’ revolutionary in Tsarist Russia
11 July 2017

A historian at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has published the first biography of Vladimir Burtsev, the ‘most-wanted’ revolutionary in Tsarist Russia.

Royal visit highlights QMUL's collaborations in China article News story: Royal visit highlights QMUL's collaborations in China
10 July 2017

HRH The Princess Royal, Chancellor of the University of London, attended a ceremony to sign an agreement between Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and Hunan University (HNU) on 7 July, during a recent visit to the province.

Yielding silk keeps abseiling spiders from spinning out of control article News story: Yielding silk keeps abseiling spiders from spinning out of control
10 July 2017

Spiders don’t spin out of control when descending because their silk has an unusual ability to resist twisting forces.

QMUL joins new Tower Hamlets Private Renters’ Charter article News story: QMUL joins new Tower Hamlets Private Renters’ Charter
7 July 2017

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has signed up to the Tower Hamlets Private Renters’ Charter protecting renters’ rights.

Trial and error in Northern Irish abortion law blog Blog: Trial and error in Northern Irish abortion law
7 July 2017

Dr Ruth Fletcher from QMUL's School of Law co-authors an article about abortion law reform in Northern Ireland. 

Sugar intake during pregnancy is associated with allergy and allergic asthma in children article News story: Sugar intake during pregnancy is associated with allergy and allergic asthma in children
6 July 2017

High maternal sugar intake during pregnancy may increase the risk of allergy and allergic asthma in the offspring, according to an early study led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) involving almost 9,000 mother-child pairs.

New centre to transform treatment of mental illness and ethnic inequality article News story: New centre to transform treatment of mental illness and ethnic inequality
5 July 2017

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and its partners have received £1.2 million from Lankelly Chase Foundation to establish a centre for transforming health services for ethnic minority people with severe mental illness.

QMUL researcher wins £2m grant to improve internet management article News story: QMUL researcher wins £2m grant to improve internet management
5 July 2017

A researcher from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has secured a substantial grant of £2m to improve the hubs where independent internet networks can connect directly to one another.

UK can lead the way in labour rights post-Brexit article News story: UK can lead the way in labour rights post-Brexit
4 July 2017

Leading academics have today published a set of proposals for the protection of workers’ rights in post-Brexit UK trade agreements.

Academic to receive honour from the Queen article News story: Academic to receive honour from the Queen
4 July 2017

Professor Parveen June Kumar from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been awarded Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE), in the 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Women may be failing to take breast cancer drug due to confusion over symptoms article News story: Women may be failing to take breast cancer drug due to confusion over symptoms
30 June 2017

Women who are at high risk of developing breast cancer may be failing to take the preventive anti-cancer drug tamoxifen because they are confusing naturally-occurring symptoms with side effects, according to a study of nearly 4,000 women led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Tory humiliation down to campaign length and cult of May – Norman Tebbit interview blog Blog: Tory humiliation down to campaign length and cult of May – Norman Tebbit interview
29 June 2017

The following interview with Lord Tebbit took place at the House of Lords on 28 June, 2017. He was interviewed by Tim Bale, Professor of Politics, Queen Mary University of London. Norman Tebbit was Conservative MP for Epping (1970-1974) and Chingford (1974-1992) and served as a Junior Minister in both the Department of Trade and the Department of Industry. In the Cabinet, he was the Secretary of State for Employment, Trade and Industry, and Chairman of the Conservative party from 1985 to 1987. He now sits in the House of Lords as Baron Tebbit of Chingford.

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