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QMUL PhD designer joins the prestigious residency programme at the Design Museum article News story: QMUL PhD designer joins the prestigious residency programme at the Design Museum
17 May 2017

A digital artist PhD student at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), has been awarded the 2017 Designers in Residence which will feature her work at the newly opened Design Museum.

UK faces catastrophe without a Brexit deal, says Robert Peston article News story: UK faces catastrophe without a Brexit deal, says Robert Peston
17 May 2017

It is hard to imagine how even a bad Brexit deal could be worse than no deal, said Robert Peston at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). He said that he expects the UK and the EU to come to a compromise deal, given that failure to reach an agreement would be a disaster for the UK economy.

Nicotine enhances bees’ activity article News story: Nicotine enhances bees’ activity
16 May 2017

Nicotine-laced nectar can speed up a bumblebee’s ability to learn flower colours, according to scientists at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).            

Clinics should choose women’s breast screening appointment times to improve attendance article News story: Clinics should choose women’s breast screening appointment times to improve attendance
16 May 2017

For women who miss a breast screening appointment, giving a fixed date and time for a new  appointment could improve poor attendance and be a cost-effective way to shift national participation trends, according to an analysis led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

The Guardian ranks QMUL best in London for Medicine, Dentistry, Law and Film article News story: The Guardian ranks QMUL best in London for Medicine, Dentistry, Law and Film
16 May 2017

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is 2nd in the UK for Dentistry, 3rd for Medicine and Law, and 4th for Film, as published today in the Guardian University Guide for 2018.

QMUL celebrates 130th anniversary with launch of new scholarships article News story: QMUL celebrates 130th anniversary with launch of new scholarships
15 May 2017

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is celebrating its historic commitment to public good with three new scholarships to mark the institution’s 130th birthday.

Black and ethnic minority voters say the Conservative party is only for the rich article News story: Black and ethnic minority voters say the Conservative party is only for the rich
15 May 2017

Black and ethnic minority voters say the Conservative party is only for “rich, white people”, according to a London-based focus group from QMUL’s Mile End Institute, HuffPost UK, and Edelman.

Scans of brains and spinal cords reveal new insights into MS article News story: Scans of brains and spinal cords reveal new insights into MS
12 May 2017

Some common assumptions about the nature of multiple sclerosis (MS) are being challenged in two new studies led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) that analyse the brains and spinal cords of patients.

Using the game Minecraft to teach young people about our legal system article News story: Using the game Minecraft to teach young people about our legal system
12 May 2017

From virtual building blocks to robotic lawyers, Minecrafting the Law is a novel way children and young people to explore the complexities of our legal system.

QMUL academics hold E-textiles and 'Machine folk' music workshops in Manila article News story: QMUL academics hold E-textiles and 'Machine folk' music workshops in Manila
10 May 2017

Academics from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have held digital music workshops in the Philippine capital Manila.  

Pupils' mental health improved through school-based programme, study shows article News story: Pupils' mental health improved through school-based programme, study shows
9 May 2017

School-aged children can be taught to better their mental health through intervention programmes delivered at school, suggests a new study carried out in east London and led by an academic at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Screening of ‘Here Be Dragons’ by QMUL artist in residence article News story: Screening of ‘Here Be Dragons’ by QMUL artist in residence
9 May 2017

‘Here be Dragons’, a film about home, belonging, and migration will be screened at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) on Wednesday 31 May 2017.

QMUL bug-hunting tool wins international software verification competition article News story: QMUL bug-hunting tool wins international software verification competition
8 May 2017

A bug hunting tool co-developed by a QMUL researcher has won a prestigious award.

QMUL recognised for improving gender equality article News story: QMUL recognised for improving gender equality
8 May 2017

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has received a Silver Athena SWAN award for the first time, in recognition of commitment to the advancement of gender equality in academia.

New study will tackle challenge of treating multiple medical conditions article News story: New study will tackle challenge of treating multiple medical conditions
5 May 2017

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have launched a new study to look at how older patients manage when they are prescribed multiple medications.

Festival of Communities returns to East London with two days of family fun article News story: Festival of Communities returns to East London with two days of family fun
4 May 2017

Festival of Communities returns for a packed weekend of family fun, with activities, demonstrations and stalls to showcase and celebrate ‘life’, and explore living and learning together in Tower Hamlets.

Some statin-related side-effects are due to 'nocebo' effect article News story: Some statin-related side-effects are due to 'nocebo' effect
3 May 2017

Patients report more side effects when they know they are taking a statin, than when they do not know whether they are on the drug or a dummy pill, according to a study by researchers from Imperial College London and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Festival to take science breakthroughs to London pubs article News story: Festival to take science breakthroughs to London pubs
3 May 2017

More than 30 scientists from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) will explain their research in London’s pubs as the world's largest festival of public science arrives in town.

£1.5m awarded to apply preventive medicine to brain disorders article News story: £1.5m awarded to apply preventive medicine to brain disorders
28 April 2017

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) will establish a new Centre for Preventive Neurology, thanks to £1.5m of funding from Barts Charity.

London school pupils pitch exciting business ideas with help of QMUL law students article News story: London school pupils pitch exciting business ideas with help of QMUL law students
27 April 2017

From video-recording contact lenses to a virtual reality application which reduces stress, London school students pitched their business ideas at an event organised by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Fukomys livingstoni, I presume? article News story: Fukomys livingstoni, I presume?
27 April 2017

Two new species of African mole-rat have been discovered by researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), together with colleagues in Tanzania and at the University of Pretoria.

QMUL tops UK league table for Dentistry article News story: QMUL tops UK league table for Dentistry
26 April 2017

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is the UK’s highest ranking university for Dentistry, as published today in The Complete University Guide league table for 2018.

Why the European Court of Justice isn’t going away blog Blog: Why the European Court of Justice isn’t going away
26 April 2017

One of the most contentious issues in Britain’s exit from the EU is the role of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) during and after Brexit. This is because Brexit is ultimately a question of sovereign authority. Who decides the rules of the game when things go awry: a UK judge, or their EU counterpart? Davor Jancic from QMUL's School of Law examines the ECJ’s impact on British sovereignty by reflecting on the contents and implementation of withdrawal.

Corbynism might not actually end – even if Labour loses the election blog Blog: Corbynism might not actually end – even if Labour loses the election
26 April 2017

Professor Tim Bale and David Jeffery from QMUL's School of Politics and International Relations write about Corbyn's leadership post-election, and whether a bad result for the party might not be so bad for 'Corbynism'. 

QMUL academic wins prestigious award for book about screen stars article News story: QMUL academic wins prestigious award for book about screen stars
24 April 2017

Dr Lucy Bolton from the Department of Film Studies at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has won the award for best edited collection at the British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies annual awards.

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