Queen Mary, University of London News http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/ News and comment from Queen Mary University of London en-gb 60 QMUL celebrates 130th anniversary with launch of new scholarships Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is celebrating its historic commitment to public good with three new scholarships to mark the institution’s 130th birthday.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/195273.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/195273.html Mon, 15 May 2017 12:00:00 GMT
Using the game Minecraft to teach young people about our legal system From virtual building blocks to robotic lawyers, Minecrafting the Law is a novel way children and young people to explore the complexities of our legal system.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/195288.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/195288.html Fri, 12 May 2017 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL academics hold E-textiles and 'Machine folk' music workshops in Manila Academics from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have held digital music workshops in the Philippine capital Manila.  

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/195249.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/195249.html Wed, 10 May 2017 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL recognised for improving gender equality Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has received a Silver Athena SWAN award for the first time, in recognition of commitment to the advancement of gender equality in academia.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/195169.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/195169.html Mon, 8 May 2017 12:00:00 GMT
Festival of Communities returns to East London with two days of family fun Festival of Communities returns for a packed weekend of family fun, with activities, demonstrations and stalls to showcase and celebrate ‘life’, and explore living and learning together in Tower Hamlets.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/195061.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/195061.html Thu, 4 May 2017 12:00:00 GMT
Festival to take science breakthroughs to London pubs More than 30 scientists from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) will explain their research in London’s pubs as the world's largest festival of public science arrives in town.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/195059.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/195059.html Wed, 3 May 2017 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL shortlisted for Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/194276.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/194276.html Thu, 6 Apr 2017 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary University of London wins Guardian University Award The discovery of an earth-sized planet that may be the closest possible home for life outside the Solar System has won the Research Impact category at the Guardian University Awards 2017.   

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/194043.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/194043.html Thu, 30 Mar 2017 12:00:00 GMT
Colin Bailey appointed President and Principal of Queen Mary University of London Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has appointed a new President and Principal.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/193792.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/193792.html Mon, 20 Mar 2017 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL research shortlisted for The Guardian University Awards 2017 A research paper by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) announcing the discovery of the nearest potentially habitable planet to the Solar System has been shortlisted for The Guardian University Awards 2017.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/193649.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/193649.html Fri, 10 Mar 2017 12:00:00 GMT
Drama at QMUL joins English, History, and Law in global top 50 Drama at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is now ranked 30th in the world, according to a prestigious survey of 4,438 universities. The seventh edition of QS World University Rankings by Subject found that four subject areas at QMUL are now placed among the top 50 – Drama, English, History, and Law.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/193529.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/193529.html Wed, 8 Mar 2017 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL international scholars celebrated in prestigious event Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) honoured the achievements of its international scholars at a reception that brought together students, embassy officials and scholarship body representatives from across the globe.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/193453.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/193453.html Sun, 5 Mar 2017 12:00:00 GMT
New exhibition sheds light on Renaissance Lisbon A new exhibition in Portugal’s foremost national museum the Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga offers a new interpretation of Renaissance Lisbon, thanks to research by a Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) historian.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/193062.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/193062.html Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL receives £2,500 gift from The Patron’s Fund Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has received a £2,500 charitable gift from The Patron’s Fund for a new teaching and learning initiative.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/192716.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/192716.html Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL to co-host social enterprise festival Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and City, University of London are set to co-host a week-long social enterprise festival dedicated to promoting social enterprise and supporting entrepreneurs in delivering social impact through business.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/192220.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/192220.html Mon, 13 Feb 2017 12:00:00 GMT
Winners announced at QMUL’s Engagement and Enterprise Awards 2017 After all their inspiring work the winners of QMUL’s Engagement and Enterprise Awards 2017 were announced at a ceremony held in The Octagon last night.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/192084.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/192084.html Wed, 8 Feb 2017 12:00:00 GMT
Vietnam workshop discusses traditional medicine and skin research A researcher at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has co-organised a workshop that focuses on herbal medicine in Vietnam and its application in translational research on skin.  

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/192046.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/192046.html Tue, 7 Feb 2017 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL alumnus makes ‘Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe: Technology’ list A QMUL alumnus has made the prestigious Forbes 30 under 30 Europe list for the Technology category 2017.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/191978.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/191978.html Mon, 6 Feb 2017 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL marks 2017 Chinese New Year with cultural festival Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is welcoming the Chinese Year of the Rooster with an exciting array of cultural activities.  

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/191702.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/191702.html Fri, 27 Jan 2017 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL becomes first institution to be awarded Gold Engage Watermark for public engagement Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is the first institution to be awarded the Engage Watermark in recognition of its public engagement work.  

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/190192.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/190192.html Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:00:00 GMT
Timothy Clement-Jones to be appointed as Chairman of Council Timothy Clement-Jones, the Liberal Democrat Peer, has been announced as the next Chairman of Council at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/190002.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/190002.html Wed, 23 Nov 2016 12:00:00 GMT
Applications open for Commonwealth Shared Scholarships at QMUL Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is accepting applications for a record number of Commonwealth Shared Scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year. 

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/189864.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/189864.html Thu, 17 Nov 2016 12:00:00 GMT
Two QMUL projects shortlisted for prestigious higher education awards Two projects from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have been shortlisted for the Reimagine Education Awards 2016.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/189753.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/189753.html Tue, 15 Nov 2016 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL delegation to visit India in November A high-level delegation from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) will be visiting India from 5-17 November, with the aim of raising the university’s profile, developing new partnerships and building on the university’s success in recruiting Indian students.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/188770.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/188770.html Wed, 2 Nov 2016 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL and India: A Diwali celebration of our links As one of the most significant festivals in Indian culture, Diwali is a time to celebrate the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance. As a university dedicated to the public good, creation and dissemination of knowledge, and transforming lives, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) appreciates the significance of those values.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/188608.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/188608.html Fri, 28 Oct 2016 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL announces record number of merit-based scholarships Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is proud to announce that a record number of merit-based scholarships will be offered in the 2017-18 academic year.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/188146.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/188146.html Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:00:00 GMT
UK Ambassador attends launch of Joint Educational Institute in China Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and the Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) officially launched their Joint Educational Institute (JEI) on Wednesday (12 October), in a high-profile ceremony attended by Dame Barbara Woodward, British Ambassador to China. 

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/188127.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/188127.html Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL signs exchange partnership with Columbia University Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has entered into a new student exchange agreement with Columbia University in the City of New York for the 2017-18 academic year.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/182250.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/182250.html Tue, 4 Oct 2016 12:00:00 GMT
Harry Potter, afternoon tea and fashion: QMUL international students arrive in London http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/181754.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/181754.html Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:00:00 GMT First disability circus company launched in Brazil Brazil’s first disability circus company has been launched by People’s Palace Projects, an arts charity based at Queen Mary University of London.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/181761.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/181761.html Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL welcomes record number of Chevening scholars Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is welcoming a record number of Chevening scholars in the academic year 2016-17.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/181626.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/181626.html Tue, 20 Sep 2016 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL the safest Russell Group university in London, according to study Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been ranked as the safest Russell Group university in London, according to The Complete University Guide.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/181650.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/181650.html Tue, 20 Sep 2016 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL and Islamic Development Bank offer joint PhD scholarships 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.  

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/181170.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/181170.html Fri, 16 Sep 2016 12:00:00 GMT
Hat-trick of nominations for QMUL projects at Times Higher Awards 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.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/180588.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/180588.html Fri, 2 Sep 2016 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL shortlisted for sustainability award The sustainability team at Queen Mary University of London has been nominated for a 2016 Green Gown Award.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/180519.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/180519.html Tue, 30 Aug 2016 12:00:00 GMT
Coding programme for school students awarded £40K A new Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) programme which aims to get school students coding has been awarded £40,000 in funding.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/180443.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/180443.html Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL continues to rank top in London among Russell Group universities for student satisfaction This is the second year in a row that students at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have ranked their courses top in London among Russell Group universities for overall satisfaction.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/179803.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/179803.html Wed, 10 Aug 2016 12:00:00 GMT
Homeless choir supported by People's Palace Projects receives Olympic torch in Rio 2016 People with experience of homelessness have gained visibility at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Rio Olympics, thanks to a project co-produced by People’s Palace Projects (PPP), based at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/179681.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/179681.html Mon, 8 Aug 2016 12:00:00 GMT
Robot start-ups, a bump in the road to graduation, dating app dissertations, and a ceremony worth the wait – QMUL rounds up 2016’s graduation stories This summer nearly 2,900 QMUL students came together to attend our graduation ceremonies, the culmination of years of hard work and achievement.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/179459.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/179459.html Tue, 2 Aug 2016 12:00:00 GMT
94.2 per cent of QMUL graduates are in work or study six months after leaving The latest Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey reveals 94.2 per cent of QMUL graduates are in work or study, six months after leaving the university.  

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/179501.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/179501.html Tue, 2 Aug 2016 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL appoints its first Fulbright Scholar Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is delighted to announce the appointment of its first Fulbright Scholar, who will join the School of Physics and Astronomy in the academic year 2016-17.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/179281.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/179281.html Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:00:00 GMT
Honorary degrees awarded during graduation week Five honorary degrees were awarded during QMUL’s graduation week celebrating naked scientists, historians and studies of the home. Those awarded include:

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/179276.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/179276.html Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:00:00 GMT
Five awarded fellowships at QMUL graduation Five people have been made fellows of QMUL during the 2016 summer graduation.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/179279.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/179279.html Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL and Sorbonne Law School launch Double LLM in Paris Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and Sorbonne Law School have launched a new Double Master of Laws (LLM) programme in Paris.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/178988.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/178988.html Tue, 12 Jul 2016 12:00:00 GMT
Corbyn's Labour: Survey of post-2015 Labour members and supporters Professor Tim Bale examines the results of a YouGov survey of 2026 members and supporters who joined the Labour Party after May 2015.  

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/178403.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/178403.html Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:00:00 GMT
UK vote to leave the EU - statement from QMUL’s President and Principal, Professor Simon Gaskell http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/178348.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/178348.html Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:00:00 GMT QMUL celebrates inaugural Festival of Communities A carnival of lost emotions, lively political debates and a floating cinema – Queen Mary University of London celebrated the end of the two-week Festival of Communities with a special on-campus event.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/177977.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/177977.html Tue, 14 Jun 2016 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL and China's Northwestern Polytechnical University launch Joint Educational Institute Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and the Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU), one of China’s top universities, have launched a Joint Educational Institute (JEI) to create a broad partnership in providing transnational university education in the field of Engineering Materials.  

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/177906.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/177906.html Fri, 10 Jun 2016 12:00:00 GMT
President of Costa Rica visits QMUL Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) played host to a presidential delegation visiting from Costa Rica on 25 May.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/177641.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/177641.html Fri, 3 Jun 2016 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL climbs to 34th in the Guardian University Guide Queen Mary University of London has been ranked the 34th best university in the UK by The Guardian University Guide 2017.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/177262.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/177262.html Mon, 23 May 2016 12:00:00 GMT
“Tempest” staged in Rio by QMUL-supported Shakespeare Forum A new adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” will be staged in Rio de Janeiro by Shakespeare Forum, an initiative by arts charity People’s Palace Projects (PPP) and jointly supported by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/177173.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/177173.html Thu, 19 May 2016 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL joins successful programme to widen access to legal profession Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has joined the Sutton Trust’s Pathways to Law programme, a pioneering initiative designed to inspire and support aspiring students from non-privileged backgrounds to consider and pursue a career in law.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/176893.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/176893.html Fri, 13 May 2016 02:00:00 GMT
New festival to bring together communities in east London Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is jointly hosting a two-week festival which celebrates and brings together communities in the East End through a series of events.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/176799.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/176799.html Tue, 10 May 2016 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL develops new partnerships with top universities in South East Asia Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has developed new partnerships with a number of prominent universities across South East Asia, during a successful visit that took academics to Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Vietnam in April 2016.  

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/173645.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/173645.html Mon, 18 Apr 2016 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL celebrates the success of its international scholars Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) celebrated the success of its international students who received prestigious scholarships to study in 2015-16, at a reception which brought together students, embassy officials and scholarship body representatives from around the world.  

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/172476.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/172476.html Mon, 21 Mar 2016 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL initiative wins at Guardian University Awards 2016 QConsult, a scheme that places teams of students from low-income families into east London growth sector businesses to conduct mini consultancy projects, has won the Employability Initiative category at The Guardian University Awards 2016.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/172427.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/172427.html Thu, 17 Mar 2016 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL ranked among top 50 universities in Europe Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been ranked among the top 50 universities in Europe, according to a new ranking of elite institutions across the continent.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/172131.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/172131.html Thu, 10 Mar 2016 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL alumnus named in Maserati 100 list of British entrepreneurs A QMUL alumnus has been listed in the Maserati 100 index which recognises Britain’s most successful philanthropists, investors, mentors and advisors, and upcoming entrepreneurs supporting the next generation of business talent.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/172145.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/172145.html Thu, 10 Mar 2016 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL projects shortlisted for The Guardian University Awards 2016 Two QMUL projects have been shortlisted for The Guardian University Awards 2016.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/171478.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/171478.html Tue, 1 Mar 2016 12:00:00 GMT
Festival to explore link between music and the mind A mini-festival exploring the psychological and therapeutic impact of music is to be held at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/171092.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/171092.html Tue, 23 Feb 2016 12:00:00 GMT
Season of music launches at QMUL QMUL has launched a season of music for spring/summer 2016 which aims to inspire, inform and intrigue by combining concerts with the university’s world leading research.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/170775.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/170775.html Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:00:00 GMT
School kids revamp Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale with rap battles East London school kids updated Igor Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale with rap battles and their own melodies and rhythms in a performance at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) on 9 February.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/170787.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/170787.html Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:00:00 GMT
Full fee scholarships offered at QMUL by Norton Rose Fulbright LLP The Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and Norton Rose Fulbright are pleased to offer two full tuition fee scholarships to students on the LLM in Energy and Natural Resources Law Programme, for the second consecutive year. The scheme is open to LLM students starting in September 2016. 

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/170750.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/170750.html Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL and China: year in review As the Chinese Year of the Monkey starts, we look at five highlights of Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)’s relationship with China over last year, the Year of the Goat.  

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/170700.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/170700.html Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL students raise more than £48,000 for Charity Week Students from QMUL and Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry have raised an impressive £48,567.13 for Charity Week 2015.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/170711.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/170711.html Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:00:00 GMT
Paris seminar series focuses on European politics Europe’s refugee crisis and the terrorist attacks in Paris are being connected within a broader framework of “violent democracy”, argued Queen Mary University of London (QMUL’s) Professor Jef Huysmans, at a public lecture at the University of London Institute in Paris (ULIP).

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/170566.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/170566.html Tue, 9 Feb 2016 12:00:00 GMT
Why size matters, new treatments for old diseases and internet jurisdiction – QMUL’s Inaugural Lecture series continues QMUL's free Inaugural Lecture series returns for the New Year with special talks from academics starting with Professor Marina Resmini’s on why size matters in nanotechnology and the implications that can have in applications such as drug delivery.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/169995.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/169995.html Tue, 26 Jan 2016 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL and Higher Education Commission of Pakistan to offer joint PhD scholarships Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), in partnership with the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan, is pleased to announce that it will be offering up to 36 scholarships per year to Pakistani students wishing to enrol in PhD research programmes at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/169879.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/169879.html Fri, 22 Jan 2016 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL student wins cosmonaut training experience in Russia A third-year Physics student at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has won a place at a Russian cosmonaut training centre for a video submitted to a competition launched to mark British astronaut Tim Peake’s momentous visit to the International Space Station (ISS).  

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/169562.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/169562.html Fri, 15 Jan 2016 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL ranked among the most international universities in the world Queen Mary University of London has been ranked as the 23rd most internationally diverse university in the world, according to a list published by the Times Higher Education (THE).

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/169529.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/169529.html Thu, 14 Jan 2016 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary University of London, O. P. Jindal Global University sign MoU on South Asia research university network Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and O. P. Jindal Global University (JGU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to facilitate collaboration between emergent research universities in South Asia for teaching, academic and research activities.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/168117.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/168117.html Fri, 11 Dec 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Tony Hall calls for external regulator to guarantee BBC independence The BBC's director general Lord Tony Hall has repeated his calls for an external regulator for the corporation, arguing for regulation that is “effective, not prescriptive”. He made the remarks as he opened a discussion on “Re-imagining the BBC: Charters Past and Present”, organised by the Mile End Institute and the BBC on 2 December.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/167765.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/167765.html Thu, 3 Dec 2015 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL set to premiere piece of music based on renowned east London First World War poet A piece of music based on the work of First World War poet Isaac Rosenberg, who grew up in east London, is to premiere at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/166948.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/166948.html Wed, 18 Nov 2015 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL celebrates the humanities with festival of events From philosophy in pubs, history in coffeehouses, classics on social media and language lessons on street corners – Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is set to host a programme of events for the Being Human festival of the humanities.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/166569.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/166569.html Wed, 11 Nov 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Deal with EU could come as early as December, says Europe minister Europe minister David Lidington has said the government hopes to arrive at a deal with the European Union as early as December, but cautioned that it was too early to guarantee exact timings. He made the remarks at a keynote speech at the “Britain and Europe: The Lessons from History” conference, organised by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)’s Mile End Institute (MEI) on 9 November.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/166502.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/166502.html Tue, 10 Nov 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Football Community Cup hosted by Queen Mary FC Queen Mary Football Club (QMFC) hosted a 7-a-side football tournament for five schools in Tower Hamlets to offer youngsters a chance to ask students about university life and education.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/166416.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/166416.html Mon, 9 Nov 2015 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL project shortlisted for “Oscars of higher education” InQUBEate, a QMUL student enterprise programme that provides mentoring and training for students with entrepreneurial ideas, has been shortlisted for the Wharton-QS Stars Reimagine Education Awards 2015.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/165908.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/165908.html Wed, 28 Oct 2015 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL launches Confucius Institute at Mile End campus Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has officially launched its Confucius Institute, in partnership with Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE) and Hanban, the Chinese National Office for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, which is responsible for promoting Chinese language and culture abroad.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/165822.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/165822.html Tue, 27 Oct 2015 12:00:00 GMT
England rugby great Jason Leonard attends school tournament hosted by QMUL Rugby World Cup winner Jason Leonard paid a visit to Queen Mary RFC’s Tower Hamlets Schools Tag Tournament which was set up to encourage school kids across the borough to play rugby.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/165790.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/165790.html Mon, 26 Oct 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Professor Steve Thornton appointed as Vice Principal (Health) QMUL has announced the appointment of Professor Steve Thornton as Vice Principal (Health) and Executive Dean of the Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry. Professor Thornton joins QMUL from the University of Exeter and will take up his post from January 2015.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/165103.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/165103.html Thu, 15 Oct 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Mobile miracles, trusting the under-30s and job creation - QMUL launches its Inaugural Lecture series How did scientists create the miracles behind the technology we take for granted, what problems did generational conflict pose in 1960s Germany and how can economists create better jobs?

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/164594.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/164594.html Mon, 5 Oct 2015 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL in top 100 universities in the world QMUL rose eight places in Times Higher Education World University Ranking to 98th in the world and is ranked 16th in the UK.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/164357.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/164357.html Thu, 1 Oct 2015 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL is in the top ten for graduate starting salaries One of the leading university guides has found that graduates from QMUL have one of the top average starting salaries of anyone in the UK.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/164057.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/164057.html Mon, 28 Sep 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Barts Pathology Museum's technical curator wins Major Contribution to the Understanding of Death Award Carla Valentine, technical curator at Barts Pathology Museum, has won the Major Contribution to the Understanding of Death Award at the Good Funeral Awards 2015 thanks to her work engaging with the public.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/163989.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/163989.html Fri, 25 Sep 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Budding student entrepreneurs pitch ideas at QMUL’s 3 Day Start-up event QMUL’s Careers and Enterprise Centre hosted their third 3 Day Start-up (3DS) boot camp over the summer which encouraged students to improve their entrepreneurial skills in the real world by developing companies over the course of three days.  

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/163766.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/163766.html Tue, 22 Sep 2015 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL signs major strategic collaboration with China’s Northwestern Polytechnical University Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has signed a major strategic collaboration agreement with Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU), based in Xi’an, China, to develop teaching and research partnerships and faculty and student exchange, initially in the areas of Materials Science and Engineering.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/163680.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/163680.html Mon, 21 Sep 2015 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL projects shortlisted for Times Higher Education Awards 2015 Two QMUL projects have been shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Awards 2015 which are due to take place on 26 November.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/162527.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/162527.html Thu, 3 Sep 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Game on! Centre of the Cell holds its first game development workshop for young science communicators Centre of the Cell opened its doors to a group of young Londoners to run a full day of game development activities. Twelve 14-18 year olds were invited to evaluate existing games, test new games in the making, and even come up with some game ideas of their own.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/162406.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/162406.html Tue, 1 Sep 2015 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL microwave pioneer to receive prestigious Sir Frank Whittle Medal Internationally renowned British microwave engineer Professor Peter Clarricoats, who worked at QMUL for nearly 50 years, is to receive one of the Royal Academy of Engineering’s highest accolades, the Sir Frank Whittle Medal, for his influential achievements.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/162122.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/162122.html Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL joint first in London for student satisfaction Overall student satisfaction at Queen Mary University of London has climbed to 88 per cent, up from 86 per cent in 2014. The results of the 2015 National Student Survey (NSS) ranks QMUL as joint first in London and in the top ten of Russell Group universities for student satisfaction.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/160671.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/160671.html Tue, 11 Aug 2015 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL ranks among best for its architecture, according to study QMUL has been revealed as one of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)’s top 21 architectural clients of the last decade, according to recent analysis published by Architects Journal.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/159976.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/159976.html Fri, 24 Jul 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Science communicator Lucy Hawking, east London community media specialists and Tomorrow’s World icon awarded at QMUL graduation Five honorary awards were presented at QMUL’s Graduation, on July 15 and 16, to those who are outstanding in their field, command national recognition or have given exceptional service to the university.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/159447.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/159447.html Thu, 16 Jul 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Honorary awards presented at QMUL Graduation Four Honorary awards – among the most significant accolades that can be offered by a university - were presented at QMUL’s Graduation ceremony on July 13 and 14.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/159440.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/159440.html Wed, 15 Jul 2015 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL signs partnership agreement with Northwestern Polytechnical University in Xi’an, China As part of Queen Mary University of London’s wider strategy of internationalisation, Professor Simon Gaskell, President and Principal, recently signed a landmark partnership agreement with Professor Wang Jinsong, President of Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) during a visit to Xi’an earlier this month.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/160283.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/160283.html Tue, 7 Jul 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Staff and alumni recognised in Queen's birthday honours list 2015 Two academics and three alumni from Queen Mary University of London have been named in the 2015 Queen’s birthday honours. Sir Nicholas Macpherson GCB, Permanent Secretary to HM Treasury and Visiting Professor in the School of Economics and Finance, was appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Bath (GCB) for public service.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/158264.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/158264.html Wed, 24 Jun 2015 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL’s Life Sciences Initiative to play important role in Whitechapel rejuvenation The changing face of Whitechapel over the coming years was the focus of a Future of London event held at the Blizard Institute on 28 May.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/157730.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/157730.html Fri, 12 Jun 2015 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL PhD student to compete with dance troupe on Britain’s Got Talent Bret Jones, a PhD student in the Department of Drama, will be competing tonight (26 May) in the Britain’s Got Talent live semi-finals with his team’s dance act, Old Men Grooving.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/156444.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/156444.html Tue, 26 May 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary University of London climbs QS World Rankings Three subject areas at QMUL are now among the top 50 in the world, according to a highly-regarded analysis of more than 3,400 universities.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/154471.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/154471.html Wed, 29 Apr 2015 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL law student develops digital receipt app Fed up with keeping paper receipts a QMUL law student has developed an app which stores them electronically.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/152376.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/152376.html Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Charity which works closely with Queen Mary University of London awarded for employer engagement An education charity which 40 QMUL students have volunteered for has scooped a prestigious employer engagement award.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/151822.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/151822.html Fri, 10 Apr 2015 12:00:00 GMT
New Vice-Principal appointed by Queen Mary University of London Professor Rebecca Lingwood has been appointed as QMUL’s new Vice-Principal for Student Experience, Teaching and Learning.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/151572.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/151572.html Tue, 7 Apr 2015 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL Drama student has song chosen for BBC Radio 1 playlist A final year Drama student at QMUL has had her song selected for the BBC Radio 1 playlist.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/149739.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/149739.html Tue, 3 Mar 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Multiple sclerosis teacher at QMUL to appear on Comic Relief’s Strictly Come Dancing A person with MS who works with QMUL to talk about her experience of the condition has been selected to appear in a special Comic Relief edition of Strictly Come Dancing.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/149319.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/149319.html Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL student shortlisted for national volunteering award A Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) medicine student has been shortlisted for a national volunteering award after creating a project to help chronically ill young children.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/148879.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/148879.html Wed, 18 Feb 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Cold-blooded animals grow bigger in the warm on land, but smaller in warm water Scientists studying arthropods, the group of cold-blooded animals that includes crabs and insects, have found that individuals within species living on land tend to grow to a larger size in the warm and nearer the equator, but that the reverse is true of species found in water.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/148671.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/148671.html Mon, 16 Feb 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Changing stem cell structure may help fight obesity Scientists have found that reducing the size of tiny hair like structures on stem cells stops them turning into fat. The discovery could be used to develop a way of preventing obesity.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/148684.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/148684.html Mon, 16 Feb 2015 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL supports Boris Johnson trade mission to US Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has produced a short film to support Boris Johnson’s trade mission to America to promote London as a world class study destination.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/148394.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/148394.html Thu, 12 Feb 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Centre of the Cell hosts half-term science fun 100-year-old killer diseases and an interactive show about the heart come to Centre of the Cell, QMUL’s science education pod in Whitechapel, this half-term.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/148442.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/148442.html Thu, 12 Feb 2015 12:00:00 GMT
UK Judge on European Court of Human Rights says Court must change to remain effective The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) must continue to change if it is to remain effective, according to Judge Paul Mahoney, the UK Judge on the ECHR. Judge Mahoney was speaking at an event organised by the Human Rights Collegium at Queen Mary University of London.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/147796.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/147796.html Fri, 6 Feb 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Childhood injuries linked to deprivation but better data collection is needed for prevention In a recent study Dianna Smith and Graham Kirkwood, of QMUL’s Blizard Institute, found there were more childhood injuries in areas of deprivation but, they write, with a thorough recording process better prevention can take place.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/147820.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/147820.html Fri, 6 Feb 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Get involved with Green Mary Week We could all be a little bit greener and next week should be the perfect opportunity to start.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/147827.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/147827.html Fri, 6 Feb 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Students raise nearly £50,000 for charity QMUL students raised a remarkable £46,779.44 for the international charity Islamic Relief.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/147613.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/147613.html Tue, 3 Feb 2015 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL ranked as one of the top 20 most international universities in the world Queen Mary University of London has been ranked as the 20th most internationally diverse university in the world, according to a list published by the Times Higher Education (THE).

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/147559.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/147559.html Mon, 2 Feb 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Surge in undergraduate applications to QMUL as our university remains a popular choice Congratulations to those who have received an offer to study at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) for 2015-entry as the university recorded yet another year of increased numbers of UCAS applications.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/147407.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/147407.html Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT
New ‘microcapsules’ have potential to repair damage caused by osteoarthritis A new ‘microcapsule’ treatment delivery method developed by researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) could reduce inflammation in cartilage affected by osteoarthritis and reverse damage to tissue. The research was funded by Arthritis Research UK and the AO Foundation.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/146464.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/146464.html Wed, 21 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Cretaceous carnivore arrives at Queen Mary University of London Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has taken delivery of a life-sized cast of a Tyrannosaurus rex skull that will be used for school visits, public engagement and outreach.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/146165.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/146165.html Thu, 15 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Professor of Surgery knighted in New Year’s Honours Professor Norman Williams of Queen Mary University of London has been awarded a knighthood in the 2015 New Year’s Honours for services to surgery.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/145646.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/145646.html Wed, 7 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary ranked in the UK’s top 10 for research quality The results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF), published today, confirm Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)’s place in the very top group of research-led universities.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/145261.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/145261.html Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Whitechapel Vision nominated for national award New plans to regenerate the Whitechapel area have been recognised at the national 2014 Planning Awards.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/143198.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/143198.html Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Students and staff plant poppies at the Tower of London 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.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/142269.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/142269.html Wed, 5 Nov 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Diversity vital for excellence, say Vice-Chancellors 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.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/141350.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/141350.html Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Drama, Medicine and Dentistry amongst best in UK in Sunday Times guide Drama, Medicine and Dentistry at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) all appear in the UK’s top 5 in the influential The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015, released on Sunday 21 September.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/140011.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/140011.html Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary ranked in top 100 universities in the world Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been ranked among the top 100 universities in the world in the latest edition of the respected QS World University Rankings, released today (Tuesday 16 September).

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/139692.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/139692.html Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Tower Hamlets student bursary scheme launches for 2014/15 Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has offered its support for a council awards scheme aimed at helping young people in Tower Hamlets achieve their potential through higher education.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/139732.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/139732.html Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Alumni celebrate 50 years of football and friendship A group of Queen Mary University of London alumni, brought together in the 1960s by their love of football, have just celebrated their 50th “old boys” sports tour.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/139168.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/139168.html Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Teaching innovation at QMUL highlighted at Times Higher Education Awards shortlist Two projects from Queen Mary University of London highlighting innovation in teaching have been shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Awards.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/138799.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/138799.html Thu, 4 Sep 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Nine subjects at QMUL rank top in London for student satisfaction Nine subjects taught at Queen Mary University of London have been ranked top in London for student satisfaction, and eight subjects are top ten in the UK, according to the latest results of a nationwide survey of final-year undergraduates.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/137763.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/137763.html Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Charities, community projects and students benefit from volunteering Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is on the lookout for more London charities and non-profit groups, to add to the hundreds who have already benefited from the support of student volunteers.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/136627.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/136627.html Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Honorary doctorates for disease research pioneers Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has awarded honorary degrees to pioneers in the fields of cancer research and the biology of infectious diseases in wildlife.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/136234.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/136234.html Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Honorary Fellowships for leaders in education, health and heritage During Summer Graduation 2014, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) awarded three Honorary Fellowships to leaders in the fields of education, culture and heritage, and health.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/136243.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/136243.html Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Graduation 2014: celebrating our exceptional students Some 3,000 Queen Mary University of London students are graduating between 14-18 July at a series of ceremonies held in the Great Hall of the People’s Palace in Mile End, attended by 10,000 graduands, family and friends. All have made huge achievements during their time at QMUL. Here, we tell some of their stories:

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/136131.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/136131.html Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:00:00 GMT
New academic dress for 2014 graduating students Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) graduates debuted a new scheme of academic dress this year, after the university exercised its degree-awarding powers for the first time.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/136196.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/136196.html Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary ranked in top one per cent worldwide Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is ranked 18th in the UK and amongst the top one per cent of universities worldwide, in a global league table released today (Tuesday 15 July).

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/135922.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/135922.html Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Student entrepreneurs kick-start new businesses at ‘start-up bootcamp’ Queen Mary University of London held its first ‘enterprise bootcamp’ last week, as part of London Technology Week (16-20 June) – a week-long celebration of the city’s role as the digital capital of Europe.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/134163.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/134163.html Wed, 25 Jun 2014 12:00:00 GMT
National architecture award for Drapers’ Academy The £22m Drapers’ Academy building in Romford, designed by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios with significant design input from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), has received a National Award from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/134007.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/134007.html Mon, 23 Jun 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Distinctive 1960s university chapel recognised as East End landmark The unusual domed chapel at Queen Mary University of London’s Mile End campus has been recognised as an important East End landmark, receiving a Grade II listing from English Heritage.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/132481.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/132481.html Tue, 27 May 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Alumna named top Young Social Entrepreneur A Queen Mary University of London alumna, Paralympic Games Maker and face of a recent national volunteering campaign has been named ‘Young Social Entrepreneur’ of the year by the leading provider of support to social entrepreneurs in the UK, UnLtd.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/131876.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/131876.html Mon, 19 May 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Architectural recognition for Drapers’ Academy and Novo Cemetery Queen Mary University of London partner school The Drapers’ Academy and the Novo Cemetery at Mile End campus have both been recognised in a celebration of the best new architecture in the capital.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/130937.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/130937.html Mon, 12 May 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary University of London appoints new Vice Principal (International) Queen Mary University of London has appointed a new Vice Principal (International).

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/128899.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/128899.html Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Jewish cemetery at Mile End listed by English Heritage The striking 19th century Jewish cemetery at the centre of Queen Mary University of London’s Mile End campus has been awarded a Grade II listing by English Heritage.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/126851.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/126851.html Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Students join east London start-ups in £120,000 internship scheme Dozens of start-up businesses in east London are being offered the support of talented students and graduates, thanks to a £120,000 work placement scheme run by Queen Mary University of London.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/126439.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/126439.html Thu, 3 Apr 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary leads the way in widening participation The percentage of state school pupils studying at Queen Mary University of London has increased to almost 86 per cent, more than four per cent above the university’s benchmark, according to the latest figures from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/126165.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/126165.html Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Barts Pathology Museum shortlisted for top culture award Barts Pathology Museum at Queen Mary University of London has reached the final of the prestigious Museums and Heritage Awards 2014.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/126042.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/126042.html Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary wins BBSRC Activating Impact award Queen Mary University of London is this year’s joint winner of a prestigious Activating Impact award from the BBSRC, the UK’s lead funding agency for academic research and training in the biosciences.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/126073.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/126073.html Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary retains HR Excellence in Research Award Queen Mary University of London (QML) has retained its award from the European Commission for its continued work in improving working conditions and advancing career development for research staff.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/125408.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/125408.html Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:00:00 GMT
The Tories should stop their silly games about a second coalition Tactically, strategically and constitutionally, it's utter madness for the Prime Minister to rule out another coalition, says Tim Bale.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/125249.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/125249.html Thu, 6 Mar 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Are we really wedded to gay rights? For British gay rights campaigners, 2014 already looks like a year to remember. England and Wales will join the small club of nations that allow same-sex couples to marry. Meanwhile, the Sochi winter Olympics have sparked global outrage against Russian homophobia. Surely reasons to celebrate?

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/125256.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/125256.html Thu, 6 Mar 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Flood insurance: murky waters? Floods reinforce the impression of harried communities at the mercy of nature and abandoned by government, emergency services and insurers. Insurance companies are the bad guys, right? It’s not that straightforward.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/125107.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/125107.html Tue, 4 Mar 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary University of London welcomes Dr Sally Burtles as Director of Research Services and Business Development Queen Mary University of London is delighted to announce the arrival of Dr Sally Burtles as Director of Research Services and Business Development.  Sally’s role will be to provide leadership and management to the teams within the Business Development Unit and the Joint Research and Management Office.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/124384.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/124384.html Thu, 27 Feb 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Guardian Awards win for student work experience project A Queen Mary University of London work experience scheme that supports its students and East End charities has been awarded the Employability Initiative of the year title at the Guardian University Awards 2014.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/124395.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/124395.html Thu, 27 Feb 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary climbs QS World Rankings A highly-regarded global analysis of 3,000 universities ranks 21 subjects taught at Queen Mary University of London as among the world’s best, two more subjects than in 2013.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/index.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/index.html Tue, 25 Feb 2014 12:00:00 GMT
QML welcomes Iraqi and Moroccan delegations Queen Mary University of London (QML) hosted high level delegations from Iraq and Morocco this week, giving a first-hand insight into the opportunities and challenges faced in the home countries of our visitors.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/125604.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/125604.html Mon, 24 Feb 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Student filmmakers host Shuffle Festival events at St Clement’s Danny Boyle's award-winning arts festival is collaborating with staff and student-film makers at Queen Mary University of London this February for a new exhibition on the history of an east London psychiatric hospital.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/123512.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/123512.html Mon, 17 Feb 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Damon Albarn to play Queen Mary Damon Albarn will be playing The Great Hall at Queen Mary University of London on 1 May, to coincide with the release of his first solo album, Everyday Robots.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/123000.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/123000.html Wed, 12 Feb 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary’s Pathology Museum to host international mortality and mourning event A three day discussion on mortality, mourning, death and dying, and their resonating effect on culture and history is set to take place at Barts Pathology Museum this April.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/122187.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/122187.html Mon, 3 Feb 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Year on year rise in undergraduate student applications repeated for 2014 Applications to study at undergraduate level at Queen Mary University of London are up almost 15 per cent this year, according to statistics released by Ucas after their undergraduate application deadline in January*.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/121881.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/121881.html Wed, 29 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary named one of world’s ‘most international’ universities Queen Mary University of London has been named one of the most international universities in the world by the UK’s leading higher education magazine.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/121795.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/121795.html Tue, 28 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Register now for Drapers’ Lecture: Does student choice improve the quality of education? A public lecture at Queen Mary University of London will explore how higher education is now alleged to be a market in which student choice ‘drives up quality’.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/119418.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/119418.html Wed, 8 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Students kick off 2014 World Cup journey Sporty students at Queen Mary University of London are taking part in the launch of a football relay from London to Rio – host city of the 2014 World Cup.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/119322.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/119322.html Tue, 7 Jan 2014 12:00:00 GMT
Year on year rise in student applications repeated for 2014 Applications to study at Queen Mary University of London are up almost 14 per cent this year, according to the latest statistics released by Ucas.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/119011.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/119011.html Mon, 23 Dec 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary's highlights of 2013 http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/119014.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/119014.html Mon, 23 Dec 2013 12:00:00 GMT A guide to interviewing Professor Sean Mcconville and Dr Anna Bryson have written a guide book on interviewing. The pair have extensive experience of conducting interviews with people from all walks of life from political offenders to homemakers who have been involved in the Irish Peace Process.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/118118.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/118118.html Wed, 11 Dec 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Guardian University Awards shortlists student work experience project A Queen Mary University of London work experience scheme that supports its students and East End charities has been shortlisted in the Guardian University Awards 2014.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/118374.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/118374.html Wed, 11 Dec 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Rights against democracy - recalling International Human Rights Day The 10 December is International Human Rights Day, an event first celebrated 65 years ago. In this blog post, Professor of Law, Eric Heinze gives an insightful look into how human 'rights' have progressed over the centuries.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/118191.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/118191.html Tue, 10 Dec 2013 12:00:00 GMT
£1.1m grant to boost English language skills among refugees and asylum seekers A project spearheaded by a Queen Mary University of London Phd student has been awarded a £1.1m grant to work with refugees, migrants and asylum seekers to learn English and integrate within their new homes.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/118284.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/118284.html Tue, 10 Dec 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Hollywood and the Americanization of British Audiences In this new book, Dr Glancy explores the impact and influence that Hollywood films have had in Britain, and the extent to which their American qualities have been regarded as appealing or alienating.  

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/118105.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/118105.html Mon, 9 Dec 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Dr Clive Gabay on the lasting legacy of Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela, the South African icon of Anti-Apartheid has died aged 95. Here Dr Clive Gabay, lecturer in politics, talks to Sam Philpott about his lasting legacy.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/118086.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/118086.html Fri, 6 Dec 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Emancipation Proclamation: 150 years on http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116958.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116958.html Fri, 15 Nov 2013 12:00:00 GMT Lord Mayor’s award for Computer Science student A Queen Mary University of London student has received a scholarship from the Lord Mayor of London, under a pioneering programme aimed at helping students through university in the capital.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116563.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116563.html Tue, 12 Nov 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Is Gravity the best space movie? Hear what QM film experts think… http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116942.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116942.html Fri, 8 Nov 2013 12:00:00 GMT Queen Mary becomes newest member of Research Libraries UK Research Libraries UK (RLUK) – which represents 34 of the leading research libraries in the UK and Ireland – has welcomed Queen Mary University of London as its latest member.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116252.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116252.html Wed, 6 Nov 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Exploring British Film and Television Stardom http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116944.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116944.html Fri, 1 Nov 2013 12:00:00 GMT Murder, maladies and medical miracles: Whitechapel’s hospital history remembered in new walking tour Centre of the Cell at Queen Mary University of London - the first science education centre in the world to be located within working biomedical laboratories - has teamed up with a top London tour guide to host an evening walking tour celebrating the East End’s medical history.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/115963.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/115963.html Thu, 31 Oct 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary partners with Pakistan's Lahore College for Women Queen Mary University of London and Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) have signed a new agreement to promote women’s higher education in Pakistan, through joint activities and programmes in the fields of Linguistics and English Language Teaching.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/115893.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/115893.html Tue, 29 Oct 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Could inflation bite back? http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116945.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116945.html Tue, 29 Oct 2013 12:00:00 GMT The Great Organ of the People Palace http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116946.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116946.html Wed, 16 Oct 2013 12:00:00 GMT Play highlights human rights abuses http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116947.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116947.html Mon, 14 Oct 2013 12:00:00 GMT THE World University Rankings: success for Queen Mary Queen Mary University of London has been named among the top universities in the world in the influential Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-14, after rising more than 30 places in one year to 114th position.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/114964.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/114964.html Thu, 3 Oct 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Centre of the Cell hosts half-term Halloween science fun Vicious vampires, microscopic monsters, deadly diseases and an interactive trauma show come to Centre of the Cell, Queen Mary University of London’s science education ‘Pod’ in Whitechapel, this half-term.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/114995.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/114995.html Thu, 3 Oct 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Coffee House Sessions bring freshly brewed music to Mile End Queen Mary University of London is the only university in the capital to host ‘Coffee House Sessions’ – an exclusive new tour of 40 Students’ Union cafes by the UK’s top young musical talent.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/114797.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/114797.html Tue, 1 Oct 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Costa Concordia trial: legal implications http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116948.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116948.html Tue, 1 Oct 2013 12:00:00 GMT Cultural impact of London universities celebrated at Inside Out Festival A talk at the National Portrait Gallery on Elizabeth I’s image as the Virgin Queen, a guided walk through a famous Shoreditch slum and a computing magic show at Somerset House are some of the fascinating events featuring academics from Queen Mary University of London in this autumn’s Inside Out Festival.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/114604.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/114604.html Wed, 25 Sep 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014: Queen Mary rises up the ranks Economics, Law, Drama and Dentistry at Queen Mary University of London are among the subjects ranked in the UK Top 10, according to The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/114532.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/114532.html Mon, 23 Sep 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary academics honoured by Academy of Social Sciences Three Queen Mary University of London academics have been admitted to the UK’s national body for social scientists, in recognition of their distinguished contribution to the field.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/113909.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/113909.html Fri, 13 Sep 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary climbs global league table A respected league table of the world’s universities has placed Queen Mary University of London in the UK Top 20 and in 115th position globally – up 32 places from 2012.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/113616.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/113616.html Tue, 10 Sep 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Psalms Culture and the Politics of Translation http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116951.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116951.html Mon, 2 Sep 2013 12:00:00 GMT The enduring influence of the Book of Psalms http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116950.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116950.html Sun, 1 Sep 2013 12:00:00 GMT Queen Mary sports clubs to train at Copper Box Arena From September 2013, students at Queen Mary University of London will have access to state-of-the-art sports facilities at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, just 10 minutes by tube from the university’s Mile End campus.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/112799.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/112799.html Tue, 27 Aug 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Death, disease and the female serial killer – New Barts Pathology seminars explore London’s dark side Britain’s first female serial killer and a grim trade in the teeth of corpses are among the macabre topics in the Autumn seminar series at Barts Pathology Museum, part of Queen Mary University of London.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/112477.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/112477.html Tue, 20 Aug 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary among global elite in Shanghai Jiao Tong rankings Queen Mary University of London continues to rank in the UK top 30 and the top one per cent of universities world-wide, according to the 2013 Academic Ranking of World Universities.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/112123.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/112123.html Mon, 19 Aug 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary students take part in summer school in China Around 20 undergraduate students and four academics from across Queen Mary University of London were among an international group invited to spend three weeks at Sichuan University, which is ranked in the top ten in China.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/112124.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/112124.html Mon, 19 Aug 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary is top Russell Group university in London for student satisfaction Student satisfaction is higher at Queen Mary University of London than at any other big university in the capital for the second year running, according to the latest results of a nationwide survey of final-year undergraduates.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/111717.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/111717.html Tue, 13 Aug 2013 12:00:00 GMT
East London start-ups wanted for £120,000 Queen Mary internship scheme Dozens of start-up businesses in east London are being offered graduate-level intern support, thanks to a new £120,000 student work placement scheme run by Queen Mary, University of London.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/104777.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/104777.html Thu, 25 Jul 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Inspired by the Games, Queen Mary teams up with talented young athletes Queen Mary, University of London is keeping the Olympic and Paralympic legacy alive with the launch of a support programme for Tower Hamlets’ most talented young athletes.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/104329.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/104329.html Fri, 19 Jul 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Higgs boson scientist, medieval scholar and London cultural leaders awarded at Queen Mary graduation A Queen Mary, University of London graduate who helped discover the Higgs boson – the elementary particle believed to be one of the building blocks of the universe – received an honorary doctorate during the university’s Summer Graduation Ceremonies this week.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/104331.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/104331.html Fri, 19 Jul 2013 12:00:00 GMT
New study reveals big majority of grassroots Tory members opposed to coalition A poll of grassroots Tory members has revealed that two-thirds would have preferred David Cameron to have opted for a minority government or to have called an immediate second general election rather than team up with Nick Clegg to form the coalition that has governed Britain since May 2010.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/104309.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/104309.html Thu, 18 Jul 2013 12:00:00 GMT
‘Extra-Ordinary’ Floating Cinema to moor at Queen Mary A floating cinema will dock on the Regent’s Canal by Queen Mary, University of London this week, as it gets ready to host a summer film festival celebrating the capital city’s ‘extra-ordinary’ unsung heroes, buildings and neighbourhoods.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/104037.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/104037.html Tue, 16 Jul 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Artistic influence on civil unrest in Brazil http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116952.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116952.html Tue, 16 Jul 2013 12:00:00 GMT Congratulations to Queen Mary graduates Queen Mary, University of London staff and students would like to congratulate all new graduates as they receive their degree certificates at Graduation Ceremonies. More than 2,700 students will be graduating from Queen Mary in the sunshine on the Mile End campus this week.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/104022.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/104022.html Mon, 15 Jul 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Barts Pathology Museum inspires anatomical art show Anatomical art by figurative painter Geoffrey Harrison will be displayed this August at Barts Pathology Museum, among the medical specimens that inspired his work.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/103453.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/103453.html Tue, 9 Jul 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Should Britain remain in the EU? http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116953.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116953.html Thu, 4 Jul 2013 12:00:00 GMT New £1.26m scheme launched in Tower Hamlets to help hundreds of young people into university Tower Hamlets Council has launched a new scheme to help young people with the cost of attending university. Under the Mayor’s Higher Education Award, 400 students will receive grants totalling £1,500 each.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/103135.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/103135.html Wed, 3 Jul 2013 12:00:00 GMT
The Living Wage: money back in the pockets of the working poor http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116954.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116954.html Wed, 12 Jun 2013 12:00:00 GMT Has Cockney died out or evolved? http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116955.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116955.html Mon, 3 Jun 2013 12:00:00 GMT ‘First in the family’ university students reach out to young people A new ‘Life Skills Programme’ supported by J.P. Morgan and co-ordinated by leading charity the National Children’s Bureau, Queen Mary, University of London and the University of Roehampton, will tap into the enthusiasm of students who are the first in their family to attend university, and bring them together with young people in their neighbouring communities.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/100420.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/100420.html Fri, 31 May 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary public engagement projects celebrated Students and staff at Queen Mary, University of London have been rewarded for their innovative engagement and enterprise activities, events and inventions – from start-up tech companies and charity projects with the elderly to a website celebrating the beauty of maths.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/100260.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/100260.html Wed, 29 May 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Can an app solve healthcare problems? QM launches student tech competition QHealth Students at Queen Mary, University of London have the chance to solve problems in healthcare and win £1,000 by using their creative ideas and entrepreneurial skills in a new technology competition.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/100196.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/100196.html Tue, 28 May 2013 12:00:00 GMT
A Cautionary Tale of Poison, Betrayal and Greed at Barts Pathology Museum Award-winning medical journalist Sandra Hempel is to speak on the use of arsenic in murder, at Barts Pathology Museum on Tuesday 18 June.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/99669.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/99669.html Mon, 20 May 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary climbs QS World Rankings A highly-regarded global analysis of almost 3,000 universities ranks 19 subjects taught at Queen Mary, University of London as among the world’s best.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/99135.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/99135.html Wed, 8 May 2013 12:00:00 GMT
What makes the Great Gatsby so great? http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116956.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116956.html Wed, 1 May 2013 12:00:00 GMT Queen Mary partner school St Paul’s Way rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted Queen Mary, University of London’s partner school, St Paul’s Way Trust in Tower Hamlets, has been described as ‘outstanding’ in all four criteria in its 2013 Ofsted inspection, just months after it was named one of the most improved schools in the UK.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/98341.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/98341.html Tue, 30 Apr 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Drama at Queen Mary ranked first in UK by Complete University Guide Drama at Queen Mary, University of London, has been rated top in the UK in the latest Complete University Guide subject league tables, receiving an overall score of 100/100.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/97505.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/97505.html Mon, 29 Apr 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Young Sherlock Holmes and Dr Who author to speak at Barts Pathology Museum’s first kids’ event Barts Pathology Museum at Queen Mary, University of London hosts its first event for children on Saturday 18 May, with popular author Andrew Lane discussing his new novel.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/96981.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/96981.html Thu, 25 Apr 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary best in London for student experience Queen Mary, University of London has been named as the best university in London for student experience, according to a survey by the UK’s leading higher education magazine, published on Thursday 25 April.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/96999.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/96999.html Thu, 25 Apr 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary Marathon runners raise over £15,000 for charity Students and staff from across Queen Mary took part in the London Marathon on Sunday 21 March, raising thousands of pounds for good causes.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/96931.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/96931.html Wed, 24 Apr 2013 12:00:00 GMT
The Making of Queen Mary explored in new history book From its days as a pioneering philanthropic project in the Victorian East End, through multiple mergers, groundbreaking scientific discoveries and massive expansion, the history of Queen Mary, University of London is chronicled in a new book.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/94213.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/94213.html Tue, 2 Apr 2013 12:00:00 GMT
London Chamber Orchestra to play People’s Palace official re-opening Famous works by Beethoven and Britten will be played by the London Chamber Orchestra on Wednesday 20 March, in a concert marking the official re-opening of the People’s Palace at Queen Mary, University of London.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/92268.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/92268.html Tue, 5 Mar 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Barts Pathology Museum needs your vote for Museums at Night art prize Barts Pathology Museum at Queen Mary, University of London needs your vote to win funding for a unique show uncovering historical links between dancing and death, from Day of the Dead celebrations to ‘mass hysteria’ and The Dancing Plague of 1518.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/91012.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/91012.html Tue, 19 Feb 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Secrets of mummification unwrapped for Mother’s Day A leading Egyptologist joins one of the stars of BAFTA winning documentary Mummifying Alan at Barts Pathology Museum on Friday 8 March, to delve into the preservation methods of ancient cultures and the bizarre tradition of Victorian mummy unwrapping parties.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/90803.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/90803.html Thu, 14 Feb 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Lost 1930s mural by acclaimed London artist discovered at Queen Mary A beautiful 1930s mural by a well known east London artist has been discovered beneath layers of paint at Queen Mary, University of London. The restored work now hangs in the foyer of the People’s Palace at Mile End, which has reopened following £6.3m of renovation work.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/90308.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/90308.html Mon, 4 Feb 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary celebrates the success of its international scholars Queen Mary, University of London played host to students, embassy officials and scholarship body representatives from around the world on Thursday 24 January at a reception celebrating the success of international students who received prestigious scholarships to study in 2013-14.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/90159.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/90159.html Thu, 31 Jan 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Top Asian fusion restaurant and Fairtrade café join Queen Mary’s Mile End campus A contemporary Fairtrade coffee shop and a new branch of the popular Asian-fusion restaurant Drunken Monkey, are the latest additions to Queen Mary, University of London’s Mile End campus.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/90164.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/90164.html Thu, 31 Jan 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Significant rise in applications at Queen Mary, University of London Queen Mary, University of London has bucked the national trend and recorded one of the highest rises in applications among UK institutions, according to UCAS statistics.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/90166.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/90166.html Thu, 31 Jan 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Historic East End organ restored to former glory The original 1936 Rutt organ of the People’s Palace at Queen Mary, University of London, will pipe up once more on Thursday 7 February, following a renovation.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/89903.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/89903.html Mon, 28 Jan 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Water City Festival Orchestra celebrates east London’s past, present, and future with show at the iconic People’s Palace A 100-player orchestra takes to the stage at Queen Mary, University of London’s People’s Palace on Sunday 3 February for a concert celebrating east London’s past, present and future.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/89642.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/89642.html Wed, 23 Jan 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary reopens the People’s Palace – an iconic East End venue When the original People’s Palace opened in 1887, one and a half million people visited the building in just one year, flocking to the east London venue for entertainment, education and recreation. Following a £6m refurbishment project to restore the building and install new technology, Queen Mary, University of London will relaunch the People’s Palace in February 2013 as a venue for both students and the community.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/89307.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/89307.html Wed, 16 Jan 2013 12:00:00 GMT
Musicians wanted for reopening of East End “palace of delights” A musical gala, featuring the Water City Festival Orchestra, is amongst a spring 2013 season of events to mark the official re-opening of the historic Great Hall of the People’s Palace at Queen Mary, University of London.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/88276.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/88276.html Mon, 17 Dec 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary and Warwick award academics £230,000 for new collaborative studies New research into type 2 diabetes, social media, space plasma, and cabbage genetics that could boost crop production are just some of the collaborative projects to be carried out by academics at Queen Mary, University of London and its partner university, the University of Warwick.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/88313.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/88313.html Mon, 17 Dec 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary honours Simon Schama, Sarah Waters and Marcus du Sautoy The historian Professor Simon Schama CBE, scientist and TV presenter Professor Marcus du Sautoy OBE and best-selling author Sarah Waters joined 1,100 Queen Mary students receiving their degrees during Winter Graduation at Queen Mary, University of London this week.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/87938.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/87938.html Wed, 12 Dec 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Experts discuss The Black Dahlia Murder at Pathology Museum event Barts Pathology Museum at Queen Mary, University of London’s West Smithfield campus will hold a special evening seminar on Tuesday 15 January – the anniversary of the gruesome and much-publicised Black Dahlia Murder. The event will focus on cultural depictions of the case, followed by a wider look at forensic science and cases of dismemberment.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/87902.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/87902.html Tue, 11 Dec 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary signs new deal with computing giant IBM Queen Mary, University of London has established an important strategic partnership with the computing giant IBM, to identify areas of mutual interest and spark new ideas for collaboration in research, teaching and recruitment.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/87640.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/87640.html Tue, 4 Dec 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Santander celebrates partnership with Queen Mary, opens new branch at Mile End A new Santander bank branch was officially opened on Friday 23 November at Queen Mary, University of London’s Mile End campus, with an event that celebrated the university’s partnership with one of the world’s largest banks.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/87239.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/87239.html Tue, 27 Nov 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Bruce Dickinson gives keynote speech at Queen Mary innovation showcase Bruce Dickinson, lead singer of legendary rock group Iron Maiden, took to the stage of the Great Hall at Queen Mary, University of London on Tuesday 20 November. Dr Dickinson, who is a QM History alumnus, rock star, airline pilot and aviation business owner, was key note speaker at an event featuring entrepreneurs who studied or worked at the university.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/86996.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/86996.html Wed, 21 Nov 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary marks the first Living Wage Week As a partner of the Living Wage Foundation, Queen Mary, University of London will be marking the first Living Wage Week from 4-10 November 2012, taking part in the events and celebrations aimed at getting employers and the public talking about the benefits of this higher rate of pay.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/86437.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/86437.html Tue, 6 Nov 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Concepts of Injustice http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116957.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116957.html Fri, 2 Nov 2012 12:00:00 GMT Gruesome anatomical cake festival goes down a treat Prostate truffles, STD cupcakes, ulcerated legs and fungal toenail biscuits were among the 3,000 anatomically-correct cakes, cookies and cocktails snapped up by visitors to St Bartholomew's Pathology Museum last weekend, in a sell-out baking festival that made headlines across the world.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/86325.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/86325.html Wed, 31 Oct 2012 12:00:00 GMT
QM students to show the world why London is a top city for study Two students from Queen Mary, University of London, have been given symbolic keys to the capital city, in a new initiative that aims to show why London is the world’s best study destination.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/86173.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/86173.html Thu, 25 Oct 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Apple Day at QM Farmers’ Market celebrates best of English orchards The Farmers’ Market at Queen Mary, University of London celebrates England’s glorious orchards this Thursday (18 October) with a festival of homegrown apples.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/85694.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/85694.html Mon, 15 Oct 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary offers studentships worth £10m to research talent Queen Mary, University of London is awarding more than £10m in studentships to support the most talented and ambitious new researchers. Successful applicants will have their fees covered and living costs supported in recognition of the vital role they have to play in Queen Mary’s lively research community.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/85310.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/85310.html Mon, 8 Oct 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Top 150 place for Queen Mary in international league table Queen Mary, University of London has been named among the top 150 universities in the world by the influential magazine Times Higher Education.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/85094.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/85094.html Thu, 4 Oct 2012 12:00:00 GMT
QM’s Pathology Museum launches Autumn Seminar Series St Bartholomews Pathology Museum at Queen Mary, University of London’s West Smithfield campus will host an exciting Autumn Series of evening seminars, featuring events on the art of tattooing, the vampire in folklore, the history of ‘Bedlam’ and the darker side of silent films.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/84836.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/84836.html Fri, 28 Sep 2012 12:00:00 GMT
London’s newest Russell Group university top for student satisfaction Student satisfaction at Queen Mary, University of London is the highest amongst London’s Russell Group universities and two percentage points above the national average, according to a nationwide survey of final year students.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/84655.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/84655.html Thu, 27 Sep 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary ranked in top 150 universities in the world Queen Mary, University of London has been rated amongst the world’s top 150 universities in the QS World Rankings 2012 – the prestigious annual league table of international higher education institutions.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/83675.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/83675.html Tue, 11 Sep 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary scores hat-trick of nominations for Times Higher Education Awards 2012 Queen Mary, University of London has been shortlisted in three categories at the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2012, an annual showcase of excellence across the Higher Education sector.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/83417.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/83417.html Thu, 6 Sep 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Statement on London Metropolitan University Universities UK has responded to the UK Border Agency’s (UKBA) decision to revoke London Metropolitan University’s licence to sponsor visas, saying it “will not affect international students registered with other UK institutions”.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/83216.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/83216.html Fri, 31 Aug 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary named as higher education social entrepreneurship partner Social entrepreneurship is a rapidly growing movement within the higher education (HE) sector and now Queen Mary, University of London has been chosen as a pioneering partner in a new joint initiative between charity UnLtd and the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE).

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/82923.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/82923.html Fri, 17 Aug 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary scientist seeks new weapon in fight against cancer A scientist at Queen Mary, University of London is hopeful of developing new drugs to treat blood cancer after being awarded a major research grant by UK charity Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/81721.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/81721.html Thu, 2 Aug 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary, University of London joins Russell Group of universities Queen Mary, University of London has become a member of the Russell Group of universities, with effect from Wednesday 1 August 2012.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/80931.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/80931.html Wed, 1 Aug 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Enter the Secret World of Teeth at Centre of the Cell A Europe-wide project to create a magical sculpture out of milk teeth promises smiles all round when it arrives at Queen Mary, University of London’s science education centre, Centre of the Cell, this summer.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/81121.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/81121.html Wed, 1 Aug 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Cancer drug development company joins QM’s Innovation Centre The Queen Mary BioEnterprises (QMB) Innovation Centre, London’s first completely new build facility for early stage start-up and follow on life sciences and biotechnology companies, has announced the chemistry division of Spirogen, a drug development company developing novel cancer therapies, as their newest tenant.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/80195.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/80195.html Mon, 23 Jul 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary graduates carry Olympic Flame in Tower Hamlets Two graduates from Queen Mary, University of London’s School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science carried the Olympic Flame through the London borough of Tower Hamlets on Saturday 21 July.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/79524.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/79524.html Sun, 22 Jul 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Honorary Degrees awarded by Queen Mary, University of London Four Honorary Degrees have been awarded at Queen Mary, University of London’s 2012 summer graduation ceremonies. Honorary Degrees are awarded by the University of London to those whom the University wishes to honour for achievements in their field.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/79865.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/79865.html Fri, 20 Jul 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary Honorary Fellowships awarded at Summer Graduation 2012 Queen Mary, University of London, has awarded Honorary Fellowships during its 2012 summer graduation ceremonies to seven distinguished figures in their fields, including former judge Lord Millett, novelist Andrea Levy and Matt Hyde, Chief Executive of the National Union of Students (NUS).

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/80144.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/80144.html Fri, 20 Jul 2012 12:00:00 GMT
The Life and Death of Marilyn Monroe: 50th anniversary event at Bart's Pathology Museum The 50th anniversary of Marilyn Monroe’s death will be marked with a seminar at Queen Mary, University of London, taking in the science of poisons and overdose, and Monroe’s final mysterious days with the Rat Pack at a notorious Mafia haunt.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/79689.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/79689.html Wed, 18 Jul 2012 12:00:00 GMT
QM students to carry the Olympic flame Students and staff from Queen Mary are amongst the 8,000 inspirational people to carry the 2012 Olympic Flame as it journeys across the United Kingdom.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/79288.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/79288.html Mon, 16 Jul 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary and Warwick join forces in widening participation Queen Mary, University of London and the University of Warwick have organised a joint summer school for school students from London and the Coventry and Warwickshire area.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/78388.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/78388.html Thu, 28 Jun 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Student satisfaction at QM rises in latest university guide Queen Mary, University of London, has maintained its top 40 position in this year’s Times Good University Guide, with student satisfaction rising by three per cent from 2012.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/77667.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/77667.html Thu, 14 Jun 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Chinese celebrities pick Queen Mary for ‘Best of London’ visit High-profile Chinese celebrities from the worlds of athletics, education and television stopped at Queen Mary, University of London last week as part of a whirlwind tour of London coinciding with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/77156.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/77156.html Wed, 6 Jun 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary signs manifesto for public engagement Queen Mary, University of London has signed the National Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE) manifesto for public engagement, cementing the College's belief that "universities and research institutes have a major responsibility to society through their public engagement, and that they have much to gain in return". The move comes in the same year that the College launches its own Centre for Public Engagement and re-affirms a long-standing, on-going commitment to sharing knowledge and engaging with local communities that has been at the heart of the College’s ethos since its inception.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/76943.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/76943.html Wed, 30 May 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Start Ups join Stand Ups at new QM comedy night East London comedian, Marc Burrows, will join young local business brains at a unique evening of entertainment at Queen Mary, University of London on Thursday 31 May.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/76555.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/76555.html Wed, 23 May 2012 12:00:00 GMT
QM features highly in Guardian league table – Drama ranked first in UK Drama at Queen Mary, University of London is ranked first in the UK in the Guardian’s University Guide 2013, rising eight places from last year’s table.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/76530.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/76530.html Tue, 22 May 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Students save enough energy to make 1.5 million cups of tea A student campaign to cut energy waste at Queen Mary, University of London, ended this week with two halls of residence crowned energy-saving champions. The winners stopped eight tonnes of environmentally-harmful CO2 from entering the atmosphere.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/76292.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/76292.html Thu, 17 May 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Dr Martin Knight on primary cilia http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116959.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116959.html Tue, 15 May 2012 12:00:00 GMT 2012 QM Student Entrepreneurs’ Showcase and Awards A Caribbean-inspired clothing line, unique student magazines and a low-fat frozen dessert are just some of the student-led business ideas to be rewarded by Queen Mary, University of London this week.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/72716.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/72716.html Thu, 26 Apr 2012 12:00:00 GMT
QM students awarded for enterprising volunteer work in national competition Students from Queen Mary, University of London have taken part in a national competition to celebrate their enterprising volunteer work, which has directly helped 300 Tower Hamlets residents.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/careers/success/stories/72108.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/careers/success/stories/72108.html Mon, 23 Apr 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Head of Santander meets students and academics at Queen Mary, University of London In a round table organized by Queen Mary, University of London, the head of Santander UK discussed with members of the university community the important role universities play to educate students into entrepreneurship, developing new ideas that will eventually become successful businesses.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/72014.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/72014.html Thu, 19 Apr 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary becomes a ‘Fairtrade University’ Queen Mary, University of London has acquired Fairtrade status, having successfully demonstrated to The Fairtrade Foundation that it meets all the Fairtrade goals: they include a commitment to making Fairtrade products available on campus, using Fairtrade foods in all campus eateries, and increasing understanding and awareness of Fairtrade. The development comes thanks to the joint commitment of the Students' Union and the University's staff.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/71803.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/71803.html Tue, 17 Apr 2012 12:00:00 GMT
RCUK award Professor Peter McOwan £300k to grow culture of public engagement at Queen Mary, University of London Queen Mary’s Professor Peter McOwan is to receive £300,000 over 3 years from Research Councils UK (RCUK). The Vice-Principal for External Relations and Public Engagement has successfully applied for research Catalyst funding, the purpose of which is to embed public engagement with research in UK Higher Education Institutions (HEIs).

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/71379.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/71379.html Thu, 5 Apr 2012 12:00:00 GMT
French Presidential Elections 2012 http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116960.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116960.html Sun, 1 Apr 2012 12:00:00 GMT Popular destination for Indian students Queen Mary, University of London joins Russell Group. Queen Mary, University of London – which attracts some of India’s brightest students – has been invited to become a member of the Russell Group of universities.  The invitation is an acknowledgment of Queen Mary’s quality and status as a top-class research-led institution and comes in the same month that Principal, Professor Simon Gaskell embarks on a trip to India where he will meet with College alumni.  Professor Gaskell’s visit, beginning on March 26, will take in Mumbai and Delhi.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/70537.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/70537.html Mon, 26 Mar 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary awarded for commitment to protect endangered fish Queen Mary, University of London has been awarded for upholding a ban on the use of endangered fish species, such as Atlantic cod and haddock, in its catering services.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/70496.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/70496.html Fri, 23 Mar 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary, University of London and University of Warwick announce new strategic partnership Queen Mary, University of London and the University of Warwick have announced a strategic partnership which, by combining talent and resources in selected disciplines, aims to ensure that both universities continue to thrive amidst the increasing uncertainty and pressures facing higher education institutions in England. Striking a balance between competition and collaboration the partnership – based on shared philosophy and mutual understanding - will enable Queen Mary and Warwick to retain their individuality whilst achieving common objectives through joint working in teaching, research and recruitment.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/70149.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/70149.html Tue, 20 Mar 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary, University of London to join Russell Group of universities Queen Mary, University of London has been invited to become a member of the Russell Group of universities, with effect from August 2012. The invitation to join the Russell Group is an acknowledgment of Queen Mary’s quality and status as a top-class research-led institution. Queen Mary will join the Russell Group alongside fellow new members, the Universities of Durham, York and Exeter.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/65620.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/65620.html Mon, 12 Mar 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary’s Principal appointed Treasurer to Universities UK Queen Mary, University of London’s Principal, Professor Simon Gaskell, has been appointed to the post of Treasurer for Universities UK - the representative organisation for UK universities.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/64411.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/64411.html Wed, 22 Feb 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary wins second award for GE Fogg building Queen Mary, University of London has been Highly Commended for its Fogg Building - based on the College’s Mile End campus - in the Chartered Institute of Buildings Services Engineers, (CIBSE) Building Performance Awards 2012. 

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/64110.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/64110.html Wed, 15 Feb 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Future of UK Extradition Law http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116961.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116961.html Wed, 15 Feb 2012 12:00:00 GMT Learning Matters: Queen Mary’s dynamic new online journal reveals what makes an outstanding university teacher, and more…. University students value inspiration, encouragement, support and humour over subject or method-related concepts when nominating excellent teachers, reveals a study by staff at Queen Mary, University of London.   2051 comments contained in the nomination statements made by Queen Mary students for its Excellence in Teaching Awards were analysed at both Institutional and Faculty level, focusing on the traits, skills and approaches that students identify as being ‘excellent’. The study: “What makes an outstanding university teacher”, recommends that those skills, traits and approaches which students value should be looked at in appraisal and promotion schemes for university teaching staff, and is among just some of the content of a dynamic new online journal being launched for the academic community by Queen Mary: Learning Matters.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/62601.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/62601.html Wed, 25 Jan 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary wins Cathay Pacific's New Horizons Award at the Cathay Pacific China Business Awards Queen Mary, University of London was named the winner of the New Horizons category in the Cathay Pacific China Business Awards 2011 – a prestigious awards scheme designed to acknowledge and celebrate UK business dynamism and success in Hong Kong and China - which took place at London’s Mandarin Oriental Hotel on Friday 13 January 2012.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/61963.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/61963.html Mon, 16 Jan 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary’s Professor Ursula Martin awarded CBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours List One of Queen Mary’s distinguished professors has been awarded a CBE for ‘services to computer science’ in the Queen’s New Year Honours List. 

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/61468.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/61468.html Tue, 3 Jan 2012 12:00:00 GMT
Job centres are failing young people, finds Queen Mary Olympics survey Government-run job centres are failing young people who are searching for work, suggests research by Queen Mary, University of London.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/61358.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/61358.html Tue, 20 Dec 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary awarded for contribution to animal welfare Queen Mary, University of London was recognised this week for its pledge to use only free-range eggs in its catering; improving the lives of millions of chickens as a result.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/60274.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/60274.html Wed, 30 Nov 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary offers Studentships worth £10million to research talent Queen Mary, University of London is awarding over £10m in studentships to support the most talented and ambitious new researchers. Successful applicants will have their fees covered and living costs supported in recognition of the vital role they have to play in Queen Mary’s lively research community. The Principal of Queen Mary, Professor Simon Gaskell, has made a personal financial contribution to the scheme.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/59790.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/59790.html Fri, 25 Nov 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Business-savvy graduate shares secrets of his success in new book An entrepreneurial graduate from Queen Mary, University of London has published an inspirational guide for students hoping to replicate his business success.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/58911.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/58911.html Tue, 8 Nov 2011 12:00:00 GMT
History of the medical school http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116962.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116962.html Sat, 5 Nov 2011 12:00:00 GMT Queen Mary wins a Green Gown Award for its Fogg building Queen Mary, University of London has won a Green Gown Award for its re-cladding of the GE Fogg building.  The award - in the category, 'Sustainable Construction and Refurbishment’ - was presented during a ceremony at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London on 3 November.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/58689.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/58689.html Fri, 4 Nov 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary, University of London signs agreement with Santander Santander, the fifth largest bank in the UK, has signed an agreement with Queen Mary, University of London. Thanks to this agreement the university will receive a total amount of £120,000 over a period of 3 years.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/58491.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/58491.html Wed, 2 Nov 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Students study East End Olympic job pledge Research into how many Olympic jobs are going to East Enders is being carried out by students at Queen Mary, University of London.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/58374.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/58374.html Tue, 1 Nov 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary students awarded under new £1.5m scholarship programme Nine students from Queen Mary, University of London, have received scholarships under a new £1.5 million programme to help young disadvantaged Londoners meet the cost of tuition fees.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/58386.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/58386.html Tue, 1 Nov 2011 12:00:00 GMT
The Big Knit comes to The Blizard Giant woolly art installations representing Multiple Sclerosis will be on show at Whitechapel’s Blizard Institute in November to promote awareness and understanding of the disease.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/57962.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/57962.html Mon, 31 Oct 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Applications to Queen Mary reach highest ever level Undergraduate applications to Queen Mary, University of London, are up almost four per cent from this time last year, bucking the trend of falling numbers across the UK.  

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/57774.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/57774.html Tue, 25 Oct 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary forensic pathologist leads the way in mummification A leading forensic pathologist based at Queen Mary, University of London has played an integral part in the first mummification of a body for three millennia.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/57485.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/57485.html Thu, 20 Oct 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary students tackle Regent’s Canal Dozens of students from Queen Mary, University of London, descended on Regent’s Canal this week for a major clean-up operation on the litter-strewn waterway.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/57305.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/57305.html Fri, 14 Oct 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Language, Mind, Nature: an evening with Noam Chomsky Noam Chomsky, one of the world's foremost intellectuals and “father of modern linguistics” will be speaking at Queen Mary, University of London on 9 October, 2011.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/57053.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/57053.html Fri, 7 Oct 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary ranks amongst world’s elite in international league table Queen Mary, University of London has been rated amongst the world’s top 150 universities in The Times Higher Education’s (THE) World University Rankings, the year’s most prestigious and rigorous study of global university performance.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/56911.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/56911.html Thu, 6 Oct 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Mind over matter in debate on brain donation Taboos, ethics and issues surrounding brain donation will be debated at the Wellcome Trust on 6 October 2011.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/56978.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/56978.html Thu, 6 Oct 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary celebrates teaching excellence In the last six years, Queen Mary, University of London, has been given more national awards for teaching excellence than almost any other higher education institution in the UK.  There are currently eight members of staff who have been recognised for their outstanding impact on teaching.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/56830.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/56830.html Wed, 5 Oct 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary historian gains Fellowship from Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre A leading art historian from Queen Mary, University of London will explore the importance of smell in Renaissance drama in a major public lecture at Shakespeare’s Globe on Tuesday 11 October.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/56845.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/56845.html Wed, 5 Oct 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Battle of Cable Street anniversary remembered The 75th anniversary of the Battle of Cable Street, which saw more than 100,000 East Enders stand against the British Union of Fascists (BUF), takes place on Tuesday 4 October 2011. 

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/56775.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/56775.html Tue, 4 Oct 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary's Principal appointed to HESA board Queen Mary’s Principal, Professor Simon Gaskell, has been appointed to the board of the Higher Education Statistics Agency as a non-executive director. He is one of four HESA board members appointed by Universities UK.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/56509.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/56509.html Wed, 28 Sep 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary announces Excellence Scholarships of £3,000 a year Queen Mary, University of London is announcing new additions to its generous range of scholarships for high-achieving home students.  Excellence Scholarships – worth £3,000 a year – in Science and Engineering and Modern Foreign Language are part of QM’s approach to encourage the best qualified students into subject areas which have been identified as essential to UK economic growth, and which are highly sought after by employers.  

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/56203.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/56203.html Thu, 22 Sep 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Alleged daughter of King Charles II among exiled English nuns The sister of a Gunpowder plotter and a royal heir were among 4,000 women who risked life and liberty to join English Catholic convents exiled in Europe between 1600 and 1800, new research has revealed.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/55813.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/55813.html Wed, 14 Sep 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary jumps five places in Sunday Times University Guide 2012 Queen Mary, University of London has risen five places from 28th to 23rd, out of a total of 122 universities, in this year’s Sunday Times University Guide.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/55726.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/55726.html Tue, 13 Sep 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Farmers’ Market returns to Mile End Following last year's successful residency at Queen Mary, University of London, The Farmers’ Market will return to Mile End at 9am on Thursday 22 September.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/55713.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/55713.html Mon, 12 Sep 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Discovery of blood pressure genes could help prevent cardiovascular disease Findings, published today in Nature and Nature Genetics (11/9/2011) by the International Consortium for Blood Pressure Genome-Wide Association Studies represent a major advance in our understanding of the inherited influences on blood pressure and offer new potential therapeutic targets for prevention of heart disease and stroke – the biggest cause of death worldwide.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/55602.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/55602.html Sun, 11 Sep 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary waves its magic wand over British Science Festival The science behind invisibility and magic tricks and inviting people to create their own music patterns are some of the highlights that Queen Mary, University of London researchers will bring to this year’s British Science Festival.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/55566.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/55566.html Thu, 8 Sep 2011 12:00:00 GMT
For one night only: research revealed across Europe Building a Lego universe, discovering the computer wizardry behind magic tricks and tracking emotions on Twitter are just some of the fun ways Londoners can learn about cutting-edge research at Queen Mary, University of London on Friday 23 September.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/55259.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/55259.html Mon, 5 Sep 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary twice short-listed in the Times Higher Education Awards 2011 Queen Mary, University of London has been short-listed in two categories in the 2011 Times Higher Education Awards.  This year’s nominations for; ‘Outstanding Support for Early Career Researchers’, and ‘Most Improved Student Experience’, bring to 15 the total received by the College since the Awards began.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/55129.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/55129.html Thu, 1 Sep 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Bionic Bone chosen for science photography show An image of a ‘bionic bone’ taken by a scientist at Queen Mary, University of London, has been chosen for a Royal Photographic Society exhibition celebrating the role of photography in science and research.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/54932.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/54932.html Thu, 25 Aug 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary becomes ambassador for Living Wage Queen Mary, University of London, is helping to encourage other employers to lift families out of poverty by becoming one of six Principal Partners of the new national Living Wage Foundation.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/54934.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/54934.html Thu, 25 Aug 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Art, technology and dance project the star attraction at National Portrait Gallery show A wearable instrument that uses body movement to create music has been invented by a post-doctoral researcher and an artist at Queen Mary, University of London. The work has proved a hit with critics who described a recent performance at the National Portrait Gallery as “curious, interactively noisy and compelling”.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/54822.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/54822.html Tue, 23 Aug 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Student satisfaction at Queen Mary rises to highest ever level Student satisfaction at Queen Mary, University of London, is five percentage points above the national average, and best amongst the large London universities, according to a nationwide survey of final year students.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/54356.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/54356.html Tue, 16 Aug 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary student elected to national sporting body as London Regional Student Chair The sport and social sabbatical officer at the Students’ Union at Queen Mary, University of London (QMSU) has been elected as London Student Chair of the national governing body for sport in UK universities.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/53344.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/53344.html Thu, 28 Jul 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Honorary degrees awarded to rock star, space explorer and visionary artist by Queen Mary Queen Mary, University of London, will this week be honouring an international rock star, a self-funded astronaut and a groundbreaking artist with the award of Honorary Degrees for achievements in their field.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/52659.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/52659.html Wed, 20 Jul 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary celebrates exceptional graduates A 93-year-old Philosophy student, a young mum with a daily commute of 500 miles to complete her degree and a visually impaired English Literature postgraduate are just some of the exceptional students graduating from Queen Mary, University of London, this week. 

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/52668.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/52668.html Wed, 20 Jul 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary Student Union successfully registered as a charity Queen Mary Students’ Union (QMSU) has successfully completed registration as a charity. The confirmation came through from the Charity Commission on July 12th and the union are “ecstatic” to be able to announce the news.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/52003.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/52003.html Fri, 15 Jul 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary scores high in QS World University Rankings by Subject Seventeen subjects taught at Queen Mary, University of London, feature in a highly-regarded world university rankings league table, published this week.

The QS World University Rankings by Subject, considered to be among the most trusted of league tables, has revealed that Geography, Engineering, Medicine, Materials and Law at Queen Mary were ranked in the top 51 – 100 of universities worldwide for their subject areas.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/51343.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/51343.html Fri, 8 Jul 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Fewer mental illness beds has been linked with more patients being detained in hospital involuntarily A study by researchers from Queen Mary, Warwick University and Newcastle University, published today on bmj.com, has shown that the number of patients compulsorily detained in hospitals for mental illness in England has risen sharply in the past 21 years at the same time as the numbers of beds for mental illness patients have been cut back.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/51164.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/51164.html Wed, 6 Jul 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Chinese students graduate in Beijing from Queen Mary, University of London The first graduation ceremony of the academic year for Queen Mary graduates took place on Wednesday 29 June, when some 435 students who had been studying at the International School of Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT) were given their University of London degrees.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/51123.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/51123.html Tue, 5 Jul 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary Professor honoured at awards One of Queen Mary’s distinguished professors has been recognised as a woman of outstanding achievement by the UK’s leading organisation for the advancement of women in science and engineering.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/48155.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/48155.html Mon, 9 May 2011 12:00:00 GMT
QMUL announces tuition fee and student support package Queen Mary, University of London today (15 April 2011) announces its new fee level of £9,000 for undergraduate entry from 2012, along with a substantial package of scholarships and bursaries which will benefit around 50 per cent of its undergraduate student body.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/47300.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/47300.html Thu, 14 Apr 2011 12:00:00 GMT
American Civil War in London http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116963.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116963.html Sun, 20 Mar 2011 12:00:00 GMT International Women's Day 1911 - 2011 http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116964.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/116964.html Sun, 27 Feb 2011 12:00:00 GMT Screening adults for hypothyroidism could give 100,000 “a new lease of life” A paper published in the latest issue of the Journal of Medical Screening concludes that screening women over the age of 50 and men over 65 for hypothyroidism could significantly improve the quality of life of 100,000 people in the UK.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/42433.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/42433.html Mon, 24 Jan 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Glowing review for Queen Mary’s new Library facilities Queen Mary, University of London has completed a dramatic refurbishment of the ground floor of the Mile End Library, providing improved services for students and researchers alike at the heart of the campus.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/42195.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/42195.html Mon, 17 Jan 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Former Queen Mary Principal knighted Professor Adrian Smith, former Principal at Queen Mary, University of London from 1998 to 2008, was awarded a knighthood in the New Years Honours. Professor Andrew Hussey, Dean of the University of London Institute in Paris, a partner College to Queen Mary, also received an OBE.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/41607.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/41607.html Tue, 4 Jan 2011 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary, University of London receives Good Food Award Queen Mary, University of London was presented with a prestigious Good Food on the Public Plate award on the 30 November in recognition of its efforts in serving seasonal, UK-sourced fruit and vegetables, using free range eggs across all catering areas, increasing the choice of vegetarian options in catering outlets, and for the introduction of a weekly Farmers’ Market.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/40648.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/40648.html Thu, 2 Dec 2010 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary Principal comments on the Browne review The Principal of Queen Mary, University of London, Professor Simon Gaskell, responds to the publication of Lord Browne's proposals for higher education.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/38644.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/38644.html Mon, 18 Oct 2010 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary welcomes farmers’ market to Mile End campus A new farmers' market has arrived at Queen Mary. The market takes place every Thursday from 9.00am to 2.00pm at The Curve, Westfield Way, Queen Mary, Mile End Road

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/38344.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/38344.html Mon, 11 Oct 2010 12:00:00 GMT
Principal of Queen Mary calls for protection of science research budgets "Public investment in science and engineering research is vital to maintaining the UK's talent pool," says Professor Simon Gaskell, Principal of Queen Mary, University of London.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/38026.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/38026.html Fri, 1 Oct 2010 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary up for three prestigious awards Queen Mary, University of London has been shortlisted for three prizes at this year’s Times Higher Education Awards.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/37466.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/37466.html Thu, 23 Sep 2010 12:00:00 GMT
Athena SWAN is alive and well at Queen Mary Queen Mary, University of London has retained its Athena SWAN Bronze award for promoting gender equality and excellence in recruiting and progressing women in science, engineering and technology (SET).

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/37359.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/37359.html Fri, 17 Sep 2010 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary ranks amongst world’s elite universities Queen Mary, University of London has been rated amongst the world’s top 200 universities in The Times Higher Education’s prestigious World University Rankings, the most rigorous and comprehensive study of global university performance ever undertaken.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/37142.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/37142.html Thu, 16 Sep 2010 12:00:00 GMT
Business Secretary outlines science future at Queen Mary innovation labs The Business Secretary delivered his first big science speech this morning, Wednesday 8 September 2010, at the Queen Mary BioEnterprises Innovation Centre in Whitechapel.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/36593.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/36593.html Wed, 8 Sep 2010 12:00:00 GMT
Professor John Oxford wins microbiology communications award Professor John Oxford has received an influential award in recognition of his vital work conveying public health messages about influenza, in particular making the recent swine flu pandemic understood by non-scientists.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/31549.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/31549.html Thu, 8 Jul 2010 12:00:00 GMT
Apatech achieves top prize in business impact awards Innovation at Queen Mary, University of London has been rewarded again, with a top prize in the PraxisUnico Impact Awards for spin-out company ApaTech.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/30959.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/30959.html Fri, 25 Jun 2010 12:00:00 GMT
Leading medical research company signs with Queen Mary BioEnterprises Europe’s leading anti-viral research organisation – dedicated to tackling, among other viruses, the common cold - is to enhance its capabilities by taking up premises within the Queen Mary BioEnterprises Innovation Centre in Whitechapel.  

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/30664.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/30664.html Wed, 16 Jun 2010 12:00:00 GMT
Law school at Queen Mary is rated best in the capital Queen Mary, University of London’s School of Law has been ranked first in London and third nationwide in The Guardian’s annual university guide.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/30250.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/30250.html Tue, 8 Jun 2010 12:00:00 GMT
Builder for new Drapers’ Academy chosen An important milestone was reached this week when the London Borough of Havering appointed one of the country’s largest construction companies to build the new Drapers’ Academy.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/29678.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/29678.html Mon, 24 May 2010 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary sets the standard for architecture and urban design One of Queen Mary, University of London’s most striking buildings is to become the centre of attention for a group of school children, as part of the Open-City project that showcases works of exemplary architecture in London. 

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/29446.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/29446.html Wed, 19 May 2010 12:00:00 GMT
Historic building at Queen Mary to be restored Queen Mary, University of London has announced that it is to restore the Grade II listed People's Palace located on its Mile End campus.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/28621.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/28621.html Wed, 21 Apr 2010 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary in running for Times Higher Education award Queen Mary, University of London has been shortlisted for Outstanding Finance Team in the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/27657.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/27657.html Thu, 25 Mar 2010 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary spin-out sold to global healthcare company An award-winning Queen Mary, University of London spin-out company, established in 2001 to manufacture and market synthetic bone substitutes, has been acquired by global healthcare company Baxter International Inc. for total consideration of up to $330 million.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/27498.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/27498.html Tue, 23 Mar 2010 12:00:00 GMT
Health Innovation and Education Cluster announces new Managing Director The new North East London, North Central London and Essex Health Innovation and Education Cluster has appointed Robyn Hudson as Managing Director.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/26862.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/26862.html Tue, 16 Mar 2010 12:00:00 GMT
Junk The Jargon! Claire Sarell, a PhD student from the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, has beaten off stiff competition to win £500 and first prize in the final of 'Junk the Jargon'.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/24438.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/24438.html Fri, 29 Jan 2010 12:00:00 GMT
Kraft takeover of Cadbury - Professor Mick Rowlinson comments "Cadbury certainly played its heritage card in the recent buyout negotiations.  Most media coverage refers to the chocolate company’s values rooted in the Quaker faith of its founding family.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/23993.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/23993.html Fri, 22 Jan 2010 12:00:00 GMT
Goldman Sachs bonuses - Professor Stefano Harney comments "President Obama’s announcement means the UK government will have to act to break up the banks here in Britain.  Not to follow his lead would be to condemn the City of London to become the largest offshore banking colony in the world, with all the corruption and instability that would come with that.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/23994.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/23994.html Fri, 22 Jan 2010 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary blood expert honoured with a CBE An academic from Queen Mary has been honoured in the New Year’s Honours List for his services to medicine.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/22960.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/22960.html Tue, 5 Jan 2010 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary, University of London leads new NHS initiative to benefit millions in North-East London Queen Mary, University of London is to lead a ground-breaking new NHS and university initiative, which will revolutionise patient care and benefit more than six million people in NE London and beyond.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/22376.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/22376.html Tue, 22 Dec 2009 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary scientists back climate change evidence Scientists from Queen Mary, University of London have joined colleagues from around the UK to voice their support for climate change evidence.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/21937.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/21937.html Thu, 10 Dec 2009 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary Joint Programme wins British Business Award 2009 Queen Mary’s ground-breaking Joint Programme with the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications has won a 2009 British Business Award.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/20035.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/20035.html Tue, 3 Nov 2009 12:00:00 GMT
Robert Peston lectures to Queen Mary economics students on credit crunch There is a genuine risk that if pushed too fast to reduce public sector debt we could head into another severe down turn, argued Robert Peston during his lecture at Queen Mary, University of London on Wednesday 28 October.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/20328.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/20328.html Thu, 29 Oct 2009 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary spin-out firms rank among the best in Sunday Times league Two Queen Mary spin-out companies have ranked in the top 40 of The Sunday Times league of Britain's fastest-growing private tech companies.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/20301.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/20301.html Wed, 28 Oct 2009 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary students competing for a dream trip to Antarctica Four students from Queen Mary, University of London’s Department of Geography have made it into the final of the npower Future Leaders Challenge.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/20165.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/20165.html Thu, 22 Oct 2009 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary wins prestigious Student Experience Award Queen Mary, University of London has won the ‘Most Improved Student Experience’ Award at this year’s Times Higher Education Awards.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/20039.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/20039.html Fri, 16 Oct 2009 12:00:00 GMT
The Future of Higher Education: Funding and the Economy Professor Steve Smith, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Exeter, and President of Universities UK, will deliver Queen Mary’s fourth annual Drapers’ Lecture on Learning and Teaching, on Thursday 22 October 2009.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/20111.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/20111.html Wed, 14 Oct 2009 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary graduate wins London’s top black student prize Nanayaa Hughes-Brittain, a first class materials engineering graduate from Queen Mary, University of London, has won the top prize at the Black Students Academic Achievement Awards, held last week.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/19661.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/19661.html Wed, 7 Oct 2009 12:00:00 GMT
New Architecture honour makes it a trio of awards for the Blizard Building Queen Mary’s Blizard Building has been awarded one of the world’s most prestigious international architecture awards.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/19328.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/19328.html Mon, 28 Sep 2009 12:00:00 GMT
Dramatic design of Mathematics foyer receives planning permission Queen Mary, University of London has been granted planning approval for a dramatic new foyer for the School of Mathematical Sciences.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/18885.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/18885.html Mon, 14 Sep 2009 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary nominated for University of the Year 2009 Queen Mary, University of London has been shortlisted for five awards at this year’s Times Higher Education Awards, including the prestigious University of the Year Award. The full shortlist is published in the THE today (Thursday 10 September 2009).

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/18753.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/18753.html Thu, 10 Sep 2009 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary students to introduce more pupils into higher education Queen Mary, University of London is the lead institution for London East Thames Gateway (LETG) Aimhigher scheme, which aims to boost widening participation in higher education.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/24519.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/24519.html Thu, 27 Aug 2009 12:00:00 GMT
Not your average East End punter The first punting station on the capital's waterways has been set up on a stretch of the Regent's Canal running alongside the Queen Mary, University of London campus in Mile End.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/17697.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/17697.html Fri, 24 Jul 2009 12:00:00 GMT
Honorary Fellowships awarded to local politician and businessman

Two leading figures in East End business and politics will be made Honorary Fellows of Queen Mary, University of London at graduation ceremonies to be held later this month.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/16661.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/16661.html Tue, 14 Jul 2009 12:00:00 GMT
Simon Gaskell appointed Principal of Queen Mary, University of London Queen Mary, University of London, has appointed a new Principal. Professor Simon Gaskell, currently Vice President for Research at the University of Manchester and a leading researcher in the development of state-of-the-art mass spectrometry for the biomedical sciences, will take up the post on 1 October 2009.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/17692.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/17692.html Fri, 10 Jul 2009 12:00:00 GMT
‘Green’ Mary cleans up at ethical awards Queen Mary, University of London has won the ‘Social Responsibility’ category of the Green Gown Awards 2009. The announcement was made at a prestigious gala dinner held at the Imperial College London on 23 June.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/16197.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/16197.html Thu, 25 Jun 2009 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary ranked seventh nationally for graduate starting salaries Queen Mary, University of London is one of the top 10 universities in the UK for graduate employability, according to the Times’ Good University Guide 2010.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/16240.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/16240.html Thu, 18 Jun 2009 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary student behind Britains Got Talent winners Diversity Ashley Banjo, a science student at Queen Mary, has led dance act Diversity to victory in the Britain’s Got Talent final.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/16238.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/16238.html Mon, 1 Jun 2009 12:00:00 GMT
Primary school children visit award winning building One of Queen Mary’s most striking buildings opened its doors to a group of school children from Lewisham on Thursday 21 May as part of the Open Up architecture project.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/16244.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/16244.html Fri, 22 May 2009 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary shortlisted for Green Gown Awards 2009 Queen Mary, University of London is in the running to become the UK’s most socially sustainable institution after being shortlisted for the final stage of the prestigious Green Gown Awards 2009.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/16248.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/16248.html Tue, 5 May 2009 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary offers training support to graduates during the recession Queen Mary, University of London has been awarded £472,500 to support graduates during the recession. The ‘Queen Mary Centre for Employment in Developing Opportunities in Society’ project (QUEDOS) aims to encourage economic recovery on a personal level.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/11929.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/11929.html Thu, 9 Apr 2009 12:00:00 GMT
Queen Mary in top three in HEFCE research funding settlement With an increase of £7.28 million, Queen Mary has received the third largest cash increase in research funding in the country, following publication of the HEFCE funding allocations this week.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/10800.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/10800.html Thu, 5 Mar 2009 12:00:00 GMT
Sir Nicholas Montagu to be appointed Chairman of Council Former Chairman of the Board of the Inland Revenue, Sir Nicholas Montagu, KCB, is announced as the next Chairman of Council at Queen Mary, University of London.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/8451.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/8451.html Fri, 23 Jan 2009 12:00:00 GMT
Clean Living: Paying the Living Wage to QM cleaning staff A new report shows the economic and ethical benefits to paying cleaning staff at Queen Mary a ‘living wage’. 

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/8457.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/8457.html Thu, 15 Jan 2009 12:00:00 GMT
Success for Queen Mary academics in New Year’s Honours List Three academics from Queen Mary have been honoured in the 2009 New Year’s Honours List.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/7948.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/7948.html Wed, 7 Jan 2009 12:00:00 GMT
RAE confirms Queen Mary's place as a top research university The results of the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise, published today, confirm Queen Mary’s place in the very top group of research-led universities.

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http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/7970.html http://www.qmul.ac.uk/media/news/items/7970.html Thu, 1 Jan 2009 12:00:00 GMT
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