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Vitamin A may help improve pancreatic cancer chemotherapy article News story: Vitamin A may help improve pancreatic cancer chemotherapy
24 May 2016

The addition of high doses of a form of vitamin A could help make chemotherapy more successful in treating pancreatic cancer, according to an early study by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

QMUL climbs to 34th in the Guardian University Guide article News story: QMUL climbs to 34th in the Guardian University Guide
23 May 2016

Queen Mary University of London has been ranked the 34th best university in the UK by The Guardian University Guide 2017.

“Tempest” staged in Rio by QMUL-supported Shakespeare Forum article News story: “Tempest” staged in Rio by QMUL-supported Shakespeare Forum
19 May 2016

A new adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” will be staged in Rio de Janeiro by Shakespeare Forum, an initiative by arts charity People’s Palace Projects (PPP) and jointly supported by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Study: Hard-core antisemitism rare among British voters article News story: Study: Hard-core antisemitism rare among British voters
16 May 2016

Fewer than one in ten voters think that Jews have too much influence in Britain and two-thirds would be happy with a Jewish Prime Minister.

Schools compete in chemistry festival at Queen Mary University of London article News story: Schools compete in chemistry festival at Queen Mary University of London
16 May 2016

School kids from across London, Middlesex, Hertfordshire, Essex and Kent competed in an exciting day of hands-on chemistry at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

QMUL joins successful programme to widen access to legal profession article News story: QMUL joins successful programme to widen access to legal profession
13 May 2016

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has joined the Sutton Trust’s Pathways to Law programme, a pioneering initiative designed to inspire and support aspiring students from non-privileged backgrounds to consider and pursue a career in law.

Girls from progressive societies do better at maths, study finds article News story: Girls from progressive societies do better at maths, study finds
13 May 2016

Research co-authored by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has found that the ‘maths gender gap’ – the relative underperformance of girls at maths – is much wider in societies with poor rates of gender equality.

Researchers score hat-trick of medical sciences grants article News story: Researchers score hat-trick of medical sciences grants
11 May 2016

Three researchers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have been awarded £100,000 each by the Academy of Medical Sciences.

The great EU debate at Queen Mary University of London article News story: The great EU debate at Queen Mary University of London
11 May 2016

The Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London has announced an exciting series of events ahead of the EU referendum on June 23.

Salt reduction yields extra benefits for type 2 diabetes patients article News story: Salt reduction yields extra benefits for type 2 diabetes patients
10 May 2016

A modest reduction in salt intake could reduce the risk of strokes, heart attacks and kidney disease in people with early onset type 2 diabetes, according to a study by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and St. Helier Hospital.

New festival to bring together communities in east London article News story: New festival to bring together communities in east London
10 May 2016

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is to jointly host a two-week festival which will celebrate and bring together communities in the East End through a series of events.

Floods and coastal erosion may expose contents of UK landfills, study finds article News story: Floods and coastal erosion may expose contents of UK landfills, study finds
5 May 2016

The contents of historic coastal landfill sites could pose a significant environmental threat if they erode, according to a new study from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

With Great Power: Political leaders, popular legacies article News story: With Great Power: Political leaders, popular legacies
5 May 2016

One year on from the UK General Election, and in the run up to the 2016 US Presidential Election, the British Academy - with major contributions from several QMUL academics - explores the concept of political leadership. 

Labour in meltdown – but what is antisemitism? blog Blog: Labour in meltdown – but what is antisemitism?
4 May 2016

Eric Henize, Professor of Law and Humanities, considers the crisis facing the British Labour Party, and asks - what is antisemitism?

Opening young minds to bioengineering article News story: Opening young minds to bioengineering
3 May 2016

A pioneering scheme called The Bioengineering Experience, developed for school children to explore advances in science, engineering and materials hosted a group of ten-year olds from St Joseph’s in the Park returning for their second visit to Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Professor Jack Cuzick elected as Fellow of the Royal Society article News story: Professor Jack Cuzick elected as Fellow of the Royal Society
29 April 2016

Professor Jack Cuzick from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been elected as a new Fellow of the Royal Society. The election is in recognition of his achievements in the application of basic science discoveries to the practice of medicine, particularly preventive medicine in cancer.

Save London's Bees article News story: Save London's Bees
28 April 2016

Nature lovers and green-fingered enthusiasts are urged to plant bee-friendly flowers to help ailing pollinator populations and to attract one of the many hundreds of bees due to be released later this summer from the rooftops of Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) in a competition launched by the London Pollinator Project.

The challenges of working life in an era of individual of legal rights blog Blog: The challenges of working life in an era of individual of legal rights
28 April 2016

Lizzie Barmes is Professor of Labour Law at Queen Mary University of London. She is author of Bullying and Behavioural Conflict at Work, recently published by Oxford University Press.

Demolition: a confused film about confusing emotions blog Blog: Demolition: a confused film about confusing emotions
28 April 2016

Dr Chris Millard, Wellcome Trust Medical Humanities Research Fellow, reviews the film Demolition (2015) in the context of his work as a historian of the emotions.  

Parliamentarians pay visit to QMUL researchers article News story: Parliamentarians pay visit to QMUL researchers
26 April 2016

Chris Green MP, Stephen Timms MP and Baroness Neville-Jones were welcomed by researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) on a visit organised by the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

Professor Maurice Peston  (19 March 1931 – 23 April 2016) article News story: Professor Maurice Peston (19 March 1931 – 23 April 2016)
25 April 2016

Professor Maurice Peston, who founded the Economics Department (now the School of Economics and Finance) at Queen Mary and served as its first Head, died on Saturday 23 April 2016.

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