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Romanian presidential elections may signal a break from the past blog Blog: Romanian presidential elections may signal a break from the past
20 November 2014

 

QMUL's Marius Ionut Calu analyses the impact of last week's Romanian elections, and suggests that the surprise result may be indicative of a changing society and maturing democracy.

QMUL helps launch crowd funded moon mission article News story: QMUL helps launch crowd funded moon mission
19 November 2014

With the success of the Rosetta Mission comet landing still fresh in people’s minds Queen Mary have joined a consortium of British organisation to plan a crowd-funded mission to the moon.

Why Labour should think culturally as well as economically about immigration blog Blog: Why Labour should think culturally as well as economically about immigration
19 November 2014

According to Professor Tim Bale, Ed Miliband can avoid a damaging split between his party's 'beer drinkers' and 'wine drinkers' on immigration - but he shouldn't rely solely on economic arguments.

QMUL announces Professor Michael Kenny as Director of Mile End Institute article News story: QMUL announces Professor Michael Kenny as Director of Mile End Institute
19 November 2014

Professor Michael Kenny has been appointed Director of the Mile End Institute, a major new policy centre at Queen Mary.

Professor Seán McConville calls for Royal Commission on the penal system article News story: Professor Seán McConville calls for Royal Commission on the penal system
18 November 2014

Our penal system is dangerously dysfunctional and only a Royal Commission can fix it, according to a new report from from Professor Seán McConville and Sir Louis Blom-Cooper.

Whitechapel Vision nominated for national award article News story: Whitechapel Vision nominated for national award
17 November 2014

New plans to regenerate the Whitechapel area have been recognised at the national 2014 Planning Awards.

Magic tricks created using artificial intelligence for the first time article News story: Magic tricks created using artificial intelligence for the first time
17 November 2014

Researchers working on artificial intelligence at Queen Mary have taught a computer to create magic tricks.

Two prestigious appointments for QMUL’s Shazia Choudhry article News story: Two prestigious appointments for QMUL’s Shazia Choudhry
14 November 2014

Shazia Choudhry, Reader in Law at Queen Mary University of London, has been appointed Specialist Legal Adviser to the Joint Committee on Human Rights.

Politicisation of the European Arrest Warrant is dangerous and unnecessary blog Blog: Politicisation of the European Arrest Warrant is dangerous and unnecessary
12 November 2014

Professor Valsamis Mitsilegas argues that we need clarity on the European Arrest Warrant so that this logical and useful legal instrument does not fall victim to an emotive political bun fight.

Queen Mary University of London and University of Warwick to launch Global Shakespeare article News story: Queen Mary University of London and University of Warwick to launch Global Shakespeare
12 November 2014

On 13 November 2014, Queen Mary University of London and University of Warwick will launch Global Shakespeare; a research and teaching collaboration which aims to shape the future agenda in Shakespeare studies across criticism, performance, history, media and popular culture.

Quentin Skinner offers a new perspective on some of Shakespeare’s greatest works article News story: Quentin Skinner offers a new perspective on some of Shakespeare’s greatest works
11 November 2014

A book by renowned scholar and author Professor Quentin Skinner offers a fascinating new perspective on some of William Shakespeare’s most studied works.

1 in 6 women who have large tissue removal during colposcopy will have a premature birth article News story: 1 in 6 women who have large tissue removal during colposcopy will have a premature birth
7 November 2014

One in six women who have a large amount of tissue removed (15+mm) during colposcopy, to treat abnormal cells on the cervix, will go on to have a premature birth. This is double the number compared to those who have only a small amount removed – according to new findings from Queen Mary University of London.

Research and Industrial Engagement Showcase 2014 at Queen Mary article News story: Research and Industrial Engagement Showcase 2014 at Queen Mary
7 November 2014

Queen Mary’s first ever science and engineering research and industrial engagement conference took place on Thursday 6th November, showcasing our work to an audience of top businesses.

Opting out of European Arrest Warrant will make Britain less safe, says QMUL Professor article News story: Opting out of European Arrest Warrant will make Britain less safe, says QMUL Professor
6 November 2014

Britain risks becoming a safe haven for fugitives if it opts out of the European Arrest Warrant, according to Valsamis Mitsilegas, Head of Department of Law and Professor of European Criminal Law at Queen Mary University of London.

Death of President Michael Sata leaves Zambia with a constitutional conundrum blog Blog: Death of President Michael Sata leaves Zambia with a constitutional conundrum
5 November 2014

Dr Clive Gabay, specialist in African politics and Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London, analyses events in Zambia following the death of President Michael Sata.

Students and staff plant poppies at the Tower of London article News story: Students and staff plant poppies at the Tower of London
5 November 2014

Seventy Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) students and members of staff were among the volunteers who have helped create the Tower of London’s hugely popular installation, Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red, which marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Norman Baker's resignation and the future of the coalition blog Blog: Norman Baker's resignation and the future of the coalition
5 November 2014

Emma Sanderson-Nash, Lecturer in Politics at Queen Mary University of London, argues that Norman Baker's resignation tells us more about the man that it does about the health of the coalition. 

QMUL scientists win Cancer Research UK prize article News story: QMUL scientists win Cancer Research UK prize
3 November 2014

A team of researchers led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have been awarded the 2014 Cancer Research UK Prize for Translational Cancer Research at the NCRI Cancer Conference in Liverpool.

QMUL Professor calls for living wage standard across UK higher education article News story: QMUL Professor calls for living wage standard across UK higher education
3 November 2014

Universities are in danger of diminishing their place in society by neglecting the interests of lower paid workers, says Jane Wills, Professor of Human Geography at Queen Mary University of London.

Students at Queen Mary uncover stories of wartime East London article News story: Students at Queen Mary uncover stories of wartime East London
3 November 2014

Captured spies, two-penny dinners, the suffragettes, and the rallying cry of war. These are among the many stories that offer a glimpse into East London life a century ago, in the shadow of World War One.

QMUL publishes archive dedicated to life and works of Professor Sir Neil MacCormick article News story: QMUL publishes archive dedicated to life and works of Professor Sir Neil MacCormick
30 October 2014

Researchers at Queen Mary University of London have published a digital archive dedicated to the life and works of Professor Sir Neil MacCormick (1941-2009), one of the twentieth century’s most important jurists.

QMUL scientist creates automatic birdsong recognition app article News story: QMUL scientist creates automatic birdsong recognition app
29 October 2014

Warblr is an app is based on technology developed at QMUL and the prototype was developed with an Innovation Fund grant.

The first UK medical school launches Google Glass technology in curriculum article News story: The first UK medical school launches Google Glass technology in curriculum
29 October 2014

Queen Mary University of London's Medical School – Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry – is launching the ground-breaking use of Google Glass technology into its undergraduate curriculum, primarily within surgical teaching. This is the first of its kind outside of North America, having only been used by a small number of medical schools in the USA so far.

QMUL scientists find further evidence that fish are cleverer than previously thought article News story: QMUL scientists find further evidence that fish are cleverer than previously thought
29 October 2014

Scientists working at Queen Mary University of London and University of Bath have found that zebrafish are able to visually process multiple objects simultaneously, more proof that fish are cleverer than their ‘three-second memory’ reputation suggests.

European Union must now support Ukraine’s fragile democracy blog Blog: European Union must now support Ukraine’s fragile democracy
28 October 2014

Initial results from Ukraine’s parliamentary elections have thrown down a challenge to the European Union, according to Russia expert and QMUL Research Fellow Dr Eleanor Bindman.

article News story: Scientists find genetic variants influence a person’s response to statins
28 October 2014

A large analysis of over 40,000 individuals on statin treatment has identified two new genetic variants which influence how 'bad' cholesterol levels respond to statin therapy.

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