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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.

New study finds vulnerability to radicalisation is linked to depression article News story: New study finds vulnerability to radicalisation is linked to depression
25 September 2014

Members of the British Muslim community who are most at risk of radicalisation are more likely to have depression and be socially isolated, a pioneering research study led by Queen Mary University of London has found.

Tunisia’s forthcoming elections: transition to democracy is at risk and arms sales won’t help blog Blog: Tunisia’s forthcoming elections: transition to democracy is at risk and arms sales won’t help
25 September 2014

Dr Sarah Wolff explains how, with presidential and legislative elections on the horizon, and mounting geopolitical chaos and insecurity, Tunisia feels that Europe and America is “leaving it in the lurch” at a critical time.

No shortage of ‘friends’ – but Miliband left them hanging blog Blog: No shortage of ‘friends’ – but Miliband left them hanging
24 September 2014

Tim Bale, Professor of Politics at Queen Mary University of London, reflects upon Ed Miliband's party conference speech and concludes that it "just about did the job".

History of Modern Biomedicine Research Group celebrates twenty-one years of innovation article News story: History of Modern Biomedicine Research Group celebrates twenty-one years of innovation
24 September 2014

The History of Modern Biomedicine Research Group has published an anthology of stories behind many of our most important medical discoveries. The publication marks the twenty-first anniversary of the group's inaugural Witness Seminar.

Power, royalty and the smile revolution blog Blog: Power, royalty and the smile revolution
24 September 2014

What's in a smile? Colin Jones, Professor of History at Queen Mary University of London, writes about royal teeth, power, and the smile revolution.

Vampires and monsters invade Centre of the Cell for Halloween article News story: Vampires and monsters invade Centre of the Cell for Halloween
23 September 2014

Vicious vampires, microscopic monsters, deadly diseases and an interactive snot show come to Centre of the Cell - Queen Mary University of London’s science education Pod in Whitechapel - this October.

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