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News story: Report urges for less reliance on imprisonment as punishment
3 July 2014

A law expert from Queen Mary University of London is among the writers of a new report, which is urging for less reliance on imprisonment as a form of punishment in the UK.

QMUL's pitch drop experiment: the view from the bottom camera News story: Nature of solids and liquids explored through new pitch drop experiment
2 July 2014

Physicists at Queen Mary University of London have set up a new pitch drop experiment for students to explore the difference between solid and liquids.

News story: QMUL scientists discover teeth protein promises bone regeneration
2 July 2014

Patients suffering from osteoporosis or bone fractures might benefit from a new discovery of a protein that plays an important role in bone regeneration made by bioengineers at Queen Mary University of London.

News story: QMUL celebrates 10-year partnership with BUPT
1 July 2014

To mark the 10-year anniversary of Queen Mary University of London’s (QMUL) partnership with the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT), the institutions have signed a letter of intent and exchanged QMUL-BUPT Joint Programme 10th anniversary plaques.

News story: Top professional engineering body endorses QMUL’s Joint Programme in China
26 June 2014

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has reconfirmed the academic accreditation of the three courses offered by the Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) Joint Programme with Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT).    

XYZ prototype News story: Unleash your inner engineer with a new Kickstarter campaign
26 June 2014

Graduate designers from Queen Mary University of London are raising money through crowd-funding site Kickstarter to manufacture a new Lego-like construction set.

Research will be carried out with Centre of the Cell – QMUL's science education centre for young people and their families News story: New study investigating impact of asthma on school children launches today
25 June 2014

Asthma affects one in 11 children and young people in the UK. On average, this is two children in every classroom.  Today scientists in East London are launching a new study to measure the impact asthma has on school children, with the aim of improving school life for those with asthma.

News story: Student entrepreneurs kick-start new businesses at ‘start-up bootcamp’
25 June 2014

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.

News story: National architecture award for Drapers’ Academy
23 June 2014

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).

Adam Daykin,  Head of Technology Transfer (Tech & Eng) at QMI, with award host and TV presenter Steve Mould News story: QMUL wins prestigious business impact award
18 June 2014

Queen Mary University of London has won the Business Impact Achieved Award  from an influential UK network that supports innovation and commercialisation of research for a spin-out called Actual Experience plc.    

Professor Colin Jones News story: CBE for our historian of French culture
17 June 2014

A historian from Queen Mary University of London has been made a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

News story: East London study looking into effects of Mediterranean diet in pregnancy launches today
13 June 2014

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is today launching a new East London based study looking into the effects of a Mediterranean diet during pregnancy, and its ability to reduce pregnancy-related complications such as pre-eclampsia.

News story: The UK’s first new dental school and hospital for 40 years opens today
12 June 2014

Patients and students in London’s East End are set to benefit as the UK’s first new dental school and hospital in nearly 40 years – the £78m Royal London Dental Hospital – officially opens its doors today.

Credit: Royal Academy of Engineering News story: Royal recognition for tech start-up entrepreneur and QMUL researcher
11 June 2014

A scientist from Queen Mary University of London attended a prestigious reception hosted by Her Majesty the Queen at Buckingham Palace on Monday 9 June to recognise the growing potential of UK tech start-ups.

News story: Christina von Hodenberg recognised for German history research
10 June 2014

A professor of European history at Queen Mary University of London has been elected the recipient of a prestigious Humboldt Research Award, in recognition of lifetime achievements in research.

This photo shows cells adhering to large nanopatterns. The green dots indicate the sites of adhesions, and the red area shows where molecules responsible for contracting the cells are located. News story: Stem cells are a soft touch for nano-engineered biomaterials
9 June 2014

Scientists from Queen Mary University of London have shown that stem cell behaviour can be modified by manipulating the nanoscale properties of the material they are grown on - improving the potential of regenerative medicine and tissue engineering as a result.

The event forms part of the AHRC Network project Bazaar Cinema, conducted in collaboration with the Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Mumbai News story: Explore media piracy and policy with international industry experts
9 June 2014

International media experts, entrepreneurs, film makers and activists will explore media piracy as a political and social act at a Queen Mary University of London symposium on Tuesday 17 June.

A screenshot from Trapdoor Zombies News story: Student creativity unleashed by new apps
9 June 2014

A zombie game is just one of three new smartphone apps created by students at Queen Mary University of London and supported by QApps, the university’s ground-breaking app development venture.

Artistic representation of a low-mass star and planets (not to scale): The red-hue colour tries to reproduce the colour of the ambient light a human might perceive on planets around such red-stars. News story: Astronomers discover ancient worlds from another galaxy next door
4 June 2014

An international team of scientists, led by astronomers at Queen Mary University of London, report of two new planets orbiting Kapteyn’s star, one of the oldest stars found near the Sun. One of the newly-discovered planets could be ripe for life as it orbits at the right distance to the star to allow liquid water on its surface.

Professor Nick Lemoine News story: QMUL congratulates Professor Nick Lemoine on his NIHR Medical Director appointment
3 June 2014

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is delighted to announce Professor Nick Lemoine, Director of QMUL’s Barts Cancer Institute, has been appointed to the new role of Medical Director at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network.

A scene from 'The White Bike' News story: Peopling the Palaces arts festival returns, 2-15 June
2 June 2014

Peopling the Palaces – an eclectic two-week arts festival, jam-packed with an exciting selection of contemporary international works – returns to Queen Mary University of London from 2-15 June.

Newham students with Victor Tunkel from the School of Law News story: Newham pupils take law into their own hands at Queen Mary
2 June 2014

Pupils at two Newham schools will have the chance to recreate ‘live’ court scenes, acting as judges, barristers, solicitors and witnesses, following the successful trial-run of a Queen Mary University of London School of Law initiative.

l-r: Professor Geraldine Van Bueren QC, Rowan Davies, William Hague, Anita Tiessen, Amal Alamuddin News story: Campaign launches to end sexual violence in war zones
28 May 2014

Leading female campaigners, human rights lawyers – including Queen Mary University of London’s Professor Geraldine Van Bueren QC – and UNICEF UK joined the Foreign Secretary William Hague this week to discuss how to drive forward international action to end the rape and abuse of children in war zones.

News story: Distinctive 1960s university chapel recognised as East End landmark
27 May 2014

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.

Dr Tiffany Watt Smith (left) and Dr Joanna Cohen News story: Double QMUL success in BBC's New Generation Thinkers competition
27 May 2014

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has again secured two of 10 places on a BBC-led competition to find young academic broadcasters of the future.

The Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel News story: The UK’s first live-streamed surgical procedure takes place using Google Glass eyewear
23 May 2014

Yesterday, for the first time in the UK, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and Barts Health NHS Trust broadcasted online a live surgical procedure using a pair of Google Glass eyewear.

News story: Scientists discover new mechanism which causes the spread of breast cancer
19 May 2014

Scientists at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have uncovered a new mechanism which makes breast cancer cells move and invade the body, a discovery which could shed light on how to treat particularly aggressive forms of breast cancer and stop it spreading and recurring.         

Emily with Lord Coe during the 2012 Paralympic Games News story: Alumna named top Young Social Entrepreneur
19 May 2014

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.

News story: Best way to rid a garden of snails revealed by QMUL scientist
16 May 2014

Gardeners wanting to rid their spring flowerbeds of pesky snails may have to ditch the beer traps and egg shells and revert to developing a strong throwing arm, according to new research co-authored by a physicist at Queen Mary University of London.

News story: Chemistry festival for secondary school pupils returns to QMUL
16 May 2014

Students from schools across London, Hertfordshire and Kent enjoyed an exciting day of hands-on fun activities at the Salters' Festival of Chemistry at Queen Mary University of London on Wednesday 14 May.

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