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Report highlights how organisations can advance BAME talent in the workplace article News story: Report highlights how organisations can advance BAME talent in the workplace
22 September 2017

A researcher from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has launched a new report which sets out ways companies can increase black, Asian and other ethnic minority (BAME) talent in the workplace.

Duchess of York visits QMUL research centre article News story: Duchess of York visits QMUL research centre
21 September 2017

The Duchess of York was announced as an official British Heart Foundation Ambassador, marking the occasion by spending the morning at The William Harvey Heart Centre, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

New toothpaste uses latest research to put minerals back into teeth article News story: New toothpaste uses latest research to put minerals back into teeth
20 September 2017

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have launched a new toothpaste which repairs decaying teeth using ‘bioactive’ glass.

The mission of a lifetime: Professor Carl Murray and Cassini, 27 years later feature Feature: The mission of a lifetime: Professor Carl Murray and Cassini, 27 years later
20 September 2017

The last images from the Cassini probe have been sent back to Earth, as its mission came to a fiery end in the skies of Saturn. Cassini’s images have provided fundamental insight into the enigmatic planet’s secrets for astronomers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). Professor Carl Murray, from the School of Physics and Astronomy and the only UK member of Cassini Imaging Team, reflects on his time as a scientist on the mission.

Cancer researcher wins Lifetime Achievement Award article News story: Cancer researcher wins Lifetime Achievement Award
19 September 2017

Professor Jack Cuzick from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has received the Cancer Research UK Lifetime Achievement Award for his work on cancer prevention and detection.

What is the Wind in Europe’s Sails? blog Blog: What is the Wind in Europe’s Sails?
15 September 2017

This week European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker claimed that the 'wind is back in Europe's sails'. Andrew Hines from QMUL's School of Languages Linguistics and Film takes a look at his use of metaphor and asks, what force will push Europe forward?

Rohingya crisis: this is what genocide looks like blog Blog: Rohingya crisis: this is what genocide looks like
15 September 2017

Alicia de la Cour Venning writes for The Conversation on the humanitarian catastrophe on the Myanmar-Bangladesh border and the historical isolation of Rohingya Muslims.

European Commission reverses decision on drug, following QMUL research article News story: European Commission reverses decision on drug, following QMUL research
11 September 2017

A drug for multiple sclerosis (MS) has been granted a license by the European Commission, following evidence from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) that it improves patients’ quality of life and is safer than previously thought.

Theatre project boosts peer support for young people with asthma article News story: Theatre project boosts peer support for young people with asthma
9 September 2017

An innovative theatre project and a game app have been presented by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) researchers at the British Science Festival as new ways to help teenagers with asthma.

The music of arrhythmia article News story: The music of arrhythmia
8 September 2017

Translating irregular heartbeats could lead to new insights for computer scientists and medical diagnostics, according to an international project led by a Professor of Digital Media at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), which was presented today at the British Science Festival in Brighton (Friday 8 September).

The alt-right is normalising Nazi propaganda article News story: The alt-right is normalising Nazi propaganda
7 September 2017

The alt-right plagarises Nazi-era propaganda and re-packages it for the social media generation, according to a new book by Professor Nicholas O’Shaughnessy from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

QMUL shortlisted for a trio of Times Higher Education 2017 Awards article News story: QMUL shortlisted for a trio of Times Higher Education 2017 Awards
6 September 2017

Known as the “Oscars of higher education”, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been shortlisted in three separate categories for the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2017.

Repair of fetal membranes could reduce preterm births article News story: Repair of fetal membranes could reduce preterm births
5 September 2017

Life-long medical conditions and disabilities associated with preterm birth could be prevented with a new bioengineering approach led by researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

First undergraduates welcomed at Joint Educational Institute in China article News story: First undergraduates welcomed at Joint Educational Institute in China
4 September 2017

The Joint Educational Institute (JEI), a partnership between Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and the Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU), has welcomed its first cohort of undergraduate students in Xi’an, China.

Landmark agreement reached for cutting-edge life sciences facility in Whitechapel article News story: Landmark agreement reached for cutting-edge life sciences facility in Whitechapel
1 September 2017

The creation of a new cutting-edge life sciences facility to bring new treatments to patients faster moved a step closer yesterday as a landmark agreement was signed by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and Barts Health NHS Trust.

Two QMUL academics awarded prestigious teaching fellowships article News story: Two QMUL academics awarded prestigious teaching fellowships
1 September 2017

Two Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) academics have each been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship (NTF) by the Higher Education Academy (HEA).

QMUL scientist shortlisted in national image competition article News story: QMUL scientist shortlisted in national image competition
31 August 2017

An image submitted by a British Heart Foundation-funded researcher at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has made the shortlist in the charity’s annual ‘Reflections of Research’ image competition.

QMUL increases number of prestigious international scholarships article News story: QMUL increases number of prestigious international scholarships
31 August 2017

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is hosting a record number of Chevening scholars in the academic year 2017-18.

I asked artists to create films using real sounds from space – this is what they came up with blog Blog: I asked artists to create films using real sounds from space – this is what they came up with
31 August 2017

Art and science are often seen as complete opposites: art is subjective, while science aims to discover objective facts about nature. Dr Martin Archer writes for The Conversation about how collaborating the two can result in insightful creations.

Researchers publish ‘English Votes for English Laws’ monitor article News story: Researchers publish ‘English Votes for English Laws’ monitor
30 August 2017

Political scientists from Queen Mary University of London and the University of Cambridge have published a new resource for monitoring ‘English Votes for English Laws’ (EVEL) in parliament.

Where London’s east meets west: A new history of Bloomsbury article News story: Where London’s east meets west: A new history of Bloomsbury
30 August 2017

Famed for its world-class universities, rich literary heritage, and wealth of museums, Bloomsbury has long been at the centre of London’s intellectual and cultural life. Situated between Clerkenwell and Fitzrovia, Bloomsbury is often recognised as the place where London’s east meets west.

The Hennessy Lecture 2017: Lord Kinnock article News story: The Hennessy Lecture 2017: Lord Kinnock
29 August 2017

Each year, the Mile End Institute invites a distinguished politician to reflect on the issues of the day in honour of its patron, Peter Hennessy. The 2017 Hennessy Lecture will be delivered by Neil Kinnock.

Hike tax for the top one per cent to tackle inequality article News story: Hike tax for the top one per cent to tackle inequality
29 August 2017

New research from Queen Mary University of London, Cass Business School, and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona finds that a tax increase for the top one per cent is the best way to tackle inequality.

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