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Music and Arts Technology students demonstrate PhD work in Tech City article News story: Music and Arts Technology students demonstrate PhD work in Tech City
24 October 2014

QMUL PhD students who are part of a programme to combine research with digital creativity took part in a research showcase in East London.

Economic and social future of Ukraine hangs in the balance blog Blog: Economic and social future of Ukraine hangs in the balance
24 October 2014

As the nation prepares to elect a new parliament on 26 October, Dr Eleanor Bindman, specialist in Russian politics and Research Fellow at QMUL’s School of Politics and International Relations, looks at what might lie ahead for the region.

blog Blog: Ebola: West Africa is facing a humanitarian crisis of extraordinary proportions
24 October 2014

Professor Allyson Pollock replies to questions on the ebola crisis – originally asked prior to the BBC Politics show on October 19th October

New brain tumour research Centre of Excellence is unveiled at QMUL article News story: New brain tumour research Centre of Excellence is unveiled at QMUL
23 October 2014

Patients, carers, scientists, clinicians and charities from across the UK will gather today for the launch of a ground-breaking new partnership between the charity Brain Tumour Research and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) in collaboration with the UCL Institute of Neurology.

Season of Bangla Drama returns to Queen Mary article News story: Season of Bangla Drama returns to Queen Mary
22 October 2014

Identity, love and migration are amongst the themes that will be explored by the 12th Season of Bangla Drama festival, which returns to Queen Mary University of London this November.

Students on new QMUL course make important dinosaur discovery in Canada article News story: Students on new QMUL course make important dinosaur discovery in Canada
20 October 2014

Final year undergraduate students from the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences studying a new module called Species and their Relationships: Dinosaurs to DNA have uncovered a rare and important dinosaur skull while on a trip to Canada as part of the course.

Diversity vital for excellence, say Vice-Chancellors article News story: Diversity vital for excellence, say Vice-Chancellors
17 October 2014

Queen Mary University of London’s Principal has joined university leaders from across the country in outlining their conviction that equality and diversity are integral to a university’s excellence.

Centre for Public Engagement funds eight new projects article News story: Centre for Public Engagement funds eight new projects
17 October 2014

Every year the QMUL Centre for Public Engagement distributes Higher Education Innovation Fund (HEIF) awards to support activities that bring new audiences to the work being done here at the university.

Entire amphibian communities are being wiped out by emerging viruses article News story: Entire amphibian communities are being wiped out by emerging viruses
16 October 2014

Scientists from QMUL, UCL, Zoological Society of London, and the National Museum of Natural Sciences (MNCN-CSIC) in Madrid, tracing the real-time impact of viruses in the wild have found that entire amphibian communities are being killed off by closely related viruses introduced to mountainous areas of northern Spain.

Latin London and every day urban violence feature Feature: Latin London and every day urban violence
16 October 2014

Robbery on buses, hijacked delivery vehicles, muggings on the street, and demands for protection money. This is every day urban violence; a quiet epidemic which plagues Latin American cities.

Graduate’s ‘Iranian-American bisexual comedy’ premieres at London Film Festival article News story: Graduate’s ‘Iranian-American bisexual comedy’ premieres at London Film Festival
16 October 2014

A film made by two former Queen Mary University of London students has made its UK debut at the BFI London Film Festival 2014, the UK’s biggest celebration of international cinema.

Celebrating Ada Lovelace Day at QMUL Celebrating Ada Lovelace Day at QMUL
14 October 2014

Ada Lovelace Day is an annual celebration of the contributions of women to science, technology engineering, and mathematics. This year we wanted to keep our celebrations close to home by giving some of those working at QMUL the opportunity to introduce themselves and their work.

Scientists identify potential cause for 40 per cent of pre-term births article News story: Scientists identify potential cause for 40 per cent of pre-term births
13 October 2014

Scientists from Queen Mary University of London and UCL (University College London) have identified what they believe could be a cause of pre-term premature rupture of the fetal membrane (PPROM), which accounts for 40 per cent of pre-term births, the main reason for infant death world-wide.

Health sector regulator using powers to reduce hospital and community services, warn experts article News story: Health sector regulator using powers to reduce hospital and community services, warn experts
8 October 2014

Licence conditions imposed by the health sector regulator, Monitor, on NHS foundation trusts in England will lead to a reduction in hospital community services under the guise of ‘continuity’, warn experts from Queen Mary University of London.  

Research on a urine test for cervical cancer wins prize for QMUL academic clinical fellow article News story: Research on a urine test for cervical cancer wins prize for QMUL academic clinical fellow
8 October 2014

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has awarded the Edgar Gentilli Prize to Dr Neha Pathak, a QMUL academic clinical fellow, for her research on a urine test for cervical cancer.

NICE recommends brief counselling and as-needed nalmefene to help people with alcohol dependence article News story: NICE recommends brief counselling and as-needed nalmefene to help people with alcohol dependence
3 October 2014

The drug nalmefene, which can help people dependent on alcohol cut down on the amount they drink, has been recommended in final draft guidance by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

Belgrade 2014: Pride, prejudice and European politics blog Blog: Belgrade 2014: Pride, prejudice and European politics
2 October 2014

Koen Slootmaeckers, PhD candidate at Queen Mary University of London, writes about Sunday's LGBT Pride parade in Belgrade, and explores the implications for Serbian politics and the county's path to the EU.

750 million people worldwide suffering from severe gum disease article News story: 750 million people worldwide suffering from severe gum disease
2 October 2014

Hundreds of millions of people across the globe are suffering from severe gum infections, according to research led by Queen Mary University of London.

Queen Mary receives share of £125m for bioscience PhD students article News story: Queen Mary receives share of £125m for bioscience PhD students
2 October 2014

Queen Mary University of London is part of a group of London-based institutions awarded £15m to train bioscience PhD students as part of a £125m nationwide campaign to support the training and development of PhD students tackling some of the world’s major challenges.

THE World University Rankings: Medicine ranked in world top 50 article News story: THE World University Rankings: Medicine ranked in world top 50
1 October 2014

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been named amongst the top 50 universities in the world for Medicine in the influential Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2014-15.

London’s high-rise dreams blog Blog: London’s high-rise dreams
1 October 2014

Dr Richard Baxter critiques the ongoing public debate about the UK high-rise and argues that the environment has still not been fully explored

Sarkozy's return is bound to deepen divisions within the UMP blog Blog: Sarkozy's return is bound to deepen divisions within the UMP
1 October 2014

It’s 32 months until the French presidential elections in 2017 and former president Nicolas Sarkozy's return to centre stage promises to make French politics a lively affair in the meantime.

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