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Big data analysis shows weak link between badgers and cattle for TB transmission article News story: Big data analysis shows weak link between badgers and cattle for TB transmission
27 September 2016

The largest simulation to date of the numbers of cattle and badgers infected with tuberculosis (TB) casts serious doubts about the extent to which badgers cause TB in cattle, according to research from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).    

Why Labour Party members still back Jeremy Corbyn as their leader blog Blog: Why Labour Party members still back Jeremy Corbyn as their leader
27 September 2016

Dr Monica Poletti from QMUL's School of Politics and International Relations explores how different views among older and newer Labour party members shaped the outcome of the leadership contest, using survey data from the Party Members Project.

Free State of Jones: Review of Matthew McConaughey’s castaway army in the US civil war blog Blog: Free State of Jones: Review of Matthew McConaughey’s castaway army in the US civil war
27 September 2016

Dr Erik Mathisen from QMUL's School of History reviews Matthew McConaughey’s new movie Free State of Jones.

Harry potter, afternoon tea and fashion: QMUL international students arrive in London article News story: Harry potter, afternoon tea and fashion: QMUL international students arrive in London
23 September 2016

Every year, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) hosts one of the largest airport collection services for international students in the UK.

First disability circus company launched in Brazil article News story: First disability circus company launched in Brazil
23 September 2016

Brazil’s first disability circus company has been launched by People’s Palace Projects, an arts charity based at Queen Mary University of London.

Gisela Stuart and Ken Clarke announced for Mile End Institute’s ‘In Conversation’ series article News story: Gisela Stuart and Ken Clarke announced for Mile End Institute’s ‘In Conversation’ series
21 September 2016

The Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London has announced a series of public events focusing on the lives and careers of prominent political figures in the UK. In Conversation at the Mile End Institute will ask what motivates our political leaders, how they come to make difficult decisions, and what it takes to win.

QMUL welcomes record number of Chevening scholars article News story: QMUL welcomes record number of Chevening scholars
20 September 2016

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is welcoming a record number of Chevening scholars in the academic year 2016-17.

Art and science collide in new QMUL exhibition article News story: Art and science collide in new QMUL exhibition
20 September 2016

What do robots performing comedy, music boxes from China and a jelly pudding have in common? These are just three of the projects that were on display at the Intersections exhibit, which showcased work from the Media and Arts Technology CDT at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

QMUL the safest Russell Group university in London, according to study article News story: QMUL the safest Russell Group university in London, according to study
20 September 2016

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been ranked as the safest Russell Group university in London, according to The Complete University Guide.

QMUL and Islamic Development Bank offer joint PhD scholarships article News story: QMUL and Islamic Development Bank offer joint PhD scholarships
16 September 2016

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is delighted to announce a new partnership with the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) which will co-fund fifty PhD students over the next five years.  

More than two-thirds of cervical cancer deaths prevented by screening article News story: More than two-thirds of cervical cancer deaths prevented by screening
16 September 2016

Cervical screening prevents 70 per cent of cervical cancer deaths and if all eligible women regularly attended screening this would rise to 83 per cent, according to research led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)

Delicious Decay: Digging into baking and decomposition article News story: Delicious Decay: Digging into baking and decomposition
16 September 2016

Sherbet ‘cremains’, skeleton shortbread and the scent of death all feature in a festival focusing on bodily decay at Barts Pathology Museum, part of Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Multi-drug-resistant TB cure rates higher than expected article News story: Multi-drug-resistant TB cure rates higher than expected
15 September 2016

Cure rates for multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in Europe have been estimated to be twice as high as previously thought, according to a research team at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

£6.5m grant to launch new heart disease Biomedical Research Centre article News story: £6.5m grant to launch new heart disease Biomedical Research Centre
15 September 2016

East Londoners are set to benefit from a £6.5m national grant that will enable world-leading researchers to turn theories within laboratories into reality, improving the care of local people with heart disease.

Detecting European birth defects due to Zika virus article News story: Detecting European birth defects due to Zika virus
14 September 2016

European surveillance systems in Europe can detect increases in microcephaly (babies born with an abnormally small head) due to the Zika virus of a similar magnitude to those observed in Brazil, according to research led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Major global study reveals new hypertension and blood pressure genes article News story: Major global study reveals new hypertension and blood pressure genes
13 September 2016

Thirty-one new gene regions linked with blood pressure have been identified in one of the largest genetic studies of blood pressure to date, involving over 347,000 people, and jointly led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and the University of Cambridge.

Digital music expert elected to the UK’s top academy for engineering article News story: Digital music expert elected to the UK’s top academy for engineering
13 September 2016

A leading expert in digital music at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been elected as a new Fellow to the Royal Academy of Engineering.    

Bees remain excellent searchers even when ill article News story: Bees remain excellent searchers even when ill
12 September 2016

Honeybees are hardwired to efficiently search the landscape enabling them to continue working for the greater good of their hives even when they are sick, according to new research co-authored by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).      

Study finds links between depression and the risk of developing extremist ideas article News story: Study finds links between depression and the risk of developing extremist ideas
8 September 2016

Depressive symptoms are associated with a higher risk of sympathies for violent protest and terrorism (SVPT), according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Most twins should be delivered at 37 weeks to minimise deaths article News story: Most twins should be delivered at 37 weeks to minimise deaths
7 September 2016

Scientists at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have analysed the twin pregnancies of more than 30,000 women to identify the ideal delivery period in an attempt to reduce rates of stillbirth.

Vitamin D could reduce asthma attacks article News story: Vitamin D could reduce asthma attacks
6 September 2016

Taking an oral vitamin D supplement in addition to standard asthma medication is likely to reduce severe asthma attacks, according to research led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

QMUL academics secure two of the UK’s five Jean Monnet Chairs article News story: QMUL academics secure two of the UK’s five Jean Monnet Chairs
5 September 2016

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been awarded two of the UK’s five Jean Monnet Chairs. Both positions are based at QMUL’s Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS).

QMUL professor wins computer science award article News story: QMUL professor wins computer science award
2 September 2016

Professor Dino Distefano has been awarded the Computer-Aided Verification (CAV) Award for his work, as part of a team of other researchers, into Separation Logic.

Hat-trick of nominations for QMUL projects at Times Higher Awards article News story: Hat-trick of nominations for QMUL projects at Times Higher Awards
2 September 2016

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been shortlisted in three categories at the Times Higher Education Awards 2016, an annual showcase of excellence across the Higher Education sector.

More Sex, Lies and the Ballot Box: Another Fifty Things You Need to Know About Elections article News story: More Sex, Lies and the Ballot Box: Another Fifty Things You Need to Know About Elections
1 September 2016

Why did the pollsters get the 2015 election so wrong, why are estate agents trusted more than politicians, and who would Santa vote for? These are among fifty topics explored by leading political scientists in More Sex, Lies and the Ballot Box, edited by Professor Philip Cowley from Queen Mary University of London and Professor Robert Ford from the University of Manchester.

Many parents won’t read their children scary stories – but perhaps we shouldn’t blame them blog Blog: Many parents won’t read their children scary stories – but perhaps we shouldn’t blame them
1 September 2016

Professor Kiera Vaclavik, from QMUL's School of Languages, Literature and Film, writes about children, stories, and a scare at bedtime.

QMUL shortlisted for sustainability award article News story: QMUL shortlisted for sustainability award
30 August 2016

The sustainability team at Queen Mary University of London has been nominated for a 2016 Green Gown Award.

State crime experts call for assurances on Rakhine State advisory commission article News story: State crime experts call for assurances on Rakhine State advisory commission
30 August 2016

The International State Crime Initiative (ISCI) at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has welcomed the Myanmar government’s intention to establish an advisory commission on Rakhine State, but has called for assurances regarding the commission’s mandate and level of access to Rohingya communities.

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