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Simulated honeybees can use simple brain circuits for complex learning article News story: Simulated honeybees can use simple brain circuits for complex learning
23 June 2017

Bees lacking the insect equivalent of the cerebral cortex may still be able to learn smells, according to research from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). 

Guided self-help approach to graded exercise programme is safe and may reduce fatigue for patients with chronic fatigue syndrome article News story: Guided self-help approach to graded exercise programme is safe and may reduce fatigue for patients with chronic fatigue syndrome
23 June 2017

A self-help approach to a graded exercise programme, supervised by a specialist physiotherapist, is safe and may reduce fatigue for some people with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), according to a new trial of 200 people published in The Lancet. The intervention, undertaken over 12 weeks, had a smaller effect on reducing physical disability.

Brexit gives rise to new political identities, new report finds article News story: Brexit gives rise to new political identities, new report finds
23 June 2017

Two academics from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have contributed to a report on the challenges and implications of Brexit a year after the vote.

QMUL receives Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework article News story: QMUL receives Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework
22 June 2017

Teaching at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been awarded Silver in the new government framework aiming to measure the teaching quality of higher education providers.

HPV testing leads to earlier detection and treatment of cervical pre-cancer article News story: HPV testing leads to earlier detection and treatment of cervical pre-cancer
22 June 2017

Women who receive human papillomavirus (HPV) testing, in addition to a pap smear, receive a faster, more complete diagnosis of possible cervical precancer, according to a study of over 450,000 women by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and the University of New Mexico (UNM) Comprehensive Cancer Center.

QMUL launches new computing magazine for primary school children article News story: QMUL launches new computing magazine for primary school children
20 June 2017

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)’s award-winning outreach project, Computer Science for Fun (cs4fn) launches its free magazine ‘A Bit of cs4fn’, helping teachers teach computer science to primary school children.

Joining the dots: Follow astronomers’ new hunt for Earth-like planets article News story: Joining the dots: Follow astronomers’ new hunt for Earth-like planets
19 June 2017

The astronomers who discovered the nearest potentially habitable planet to our Solar System are inviting the public to take part in their search for more Earth-like planets.

Blood cell discovery identifies patients with aggressive prostate cancer article News story: Blood cell discovery identifies patients with aggressive prostate cancer
15 June 2017

Patients who have aggressive prostate cancer could be identified by a highly accurate and simple blood test, according to an early study by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Theatre and performance podcast from QMUL’s Department of Drama article News story: Theatre and performance podcast from QMUL’s Department of Drama
15 June 2017

A new podcast series from the Department of Drama at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) explores contemporary theatre from the perspective of artists, creators, and performers. 

Teenagers with asthma feel mocked for using their inhalers article News story: Teenagers with asthma feel mocked for using their inhalers
14 June 2017

Teenagers with asthma are embarrassed to use their inhalers even though they could prevent life-threatening asthma attacks, a new study by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has found.

Law in Practice students take the next steps with Reed Smith LLP article News story: Law in Practice students take the next steps with Reed Smith LLP
14 June 2017

All four students from the LLB Law in Practice programme at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have been offered training contracts with global law firm Reed Smith LLP. The Law in Practice Programme is four years in duration and students spend year three on a professional placement at Reed Smith LLP.

Professor Rüdiger Görner awarded Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany article News story: Professor Rüdiger Görner awarded Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
13 June 2017

Rüdiger Görner, Professor of German at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), has been awarded the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Royal visit for official opening of new Graduate Centre article News story: Royal visit for official opening of new Graduate Centre
13 June 2017

HRH The Princess Royal, Chancellor of the University of London, officially opened the new Graduate Centre at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) on Tuesday 13 June 2017.

Previously unpublished trial data explain side effects of key MS drug article News story: Previously unpublished trial data explain side effects of key MS drug
12 June 2017

Through a Freedom of Information request to the European Medicines Agency, researchers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have gained access to data from drug trials, revealing new information about a key drug for multiple sclerosis (MS).

New research centre to improve health of women and unborn babies article News story: New research centre to improve health of women and unborn babies
10 June 2017

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has received £2m from Barts Charity to launch the Barts Research Centre for Women's Health, with the aim of tackling problems that affect mothers and their unborn and newborn children.

QMUL’s Life Sciences Initiative hosts new image award competition for staff and students article News story: QMUL’s Life Sciences Initiative hosts new image award competition for staff and students
9 June 2017

The cross-faculty Life Sciences Initiative (LSI) at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) hosted its first Image Awards to celebrate wellbeing, health, technology and beauty in science.

Mind the liquid gap: liquids are capable of supporting waves with short wavelengths only article News story: Mind the liquid gap: liquids are capable of supporting waves with short wavelengths only
9 June 2017

Flowing particles in liquids act as a filter to suppress long-wavelength waves but allow short-wavelength ones to be supported, according to physicists at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Fake online profiles easier to fish out with new software tool article News story: Fake online profiles easier to fish out with new software tool
8 June 2017

People who use fake profiles online could be more easily identified, thanks to a new tool co-developed by a computer scientist at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

QMUL maintains top 20 UK position in QS World University Rankings article News story: QMUL maintains top 20 UK position in QS World University Rankings
8 June 2017

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has maintained its place as a top 20 institution in the UK according to the QS Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings 2018.  

Organic compound found in early stages of star formation  article News story: Organic compound found in early stages of star formation
8 June 2017

Scientists seeking to understand the origins of life have found a new organic compound in the material from which a star like the Sun is forming.

Scientists improve people's creativity through electrical brain stimulation article News story: Scientists improve people's creativity through electrical brain stimulation
7 June 2017

Scientists have found a way to improve creativity through brain stimulation, according to researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and Goldsmiths University of London.

Report reveals a rise in the demand for food banks in the UK article News story: Report reveals a rise in the demand for food banks in the UK
5 June 2017

New research has found that there are at least 2000 food banks in the UK, a higher number than previously thought. The research is published by the Independent Food Aid Network (Ifan), Chaired by Jon May, Professor at the School of Geography, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Labour soars ahead in London with 17 point lead over Conservatives article News story: Labour soars ahead in London with 17 point lead over Conservatives
1 June 2017

The Labour Party is polling at 50 per cent in London and is on course for its best performance in the capital since Tony Blair led the party to victory in 1997.

Polling London release date: Thursday 1 June article News story: Polling London release date: Thursday 1 June
30 May 2017

On Thursday 1 June the Mile End Institute will release the results of its latest Polling London survey.

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