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News story: Queen Mary University of London comments on Government handling of NHS Patient Data
8 April 2014

Today the House of Commons Health Select Committee will hold an evidence session on Handling of NHS Patient Data. This will include hearing evidence from Kingsley Manning, Chair of the Health and Social Care Information Centre, and Max Jones, its Director of Information and Data Services.

News story: New risk factors for avalanche trigger revealed
4 April 2014

The amount of snow needed to trigger an avalanche in the Himalayans can be up to four times smaller than in the Alps, according to a new model from a materials scientist at Queen Mary University of London.

News story: Grant won to study New Zealand landslide
4 April 2014

A geographer from Queen Mary University of London is investigating a recent landslide that dammed the Dart River in New Zealand’s South Island, creating a three kilometre-wide lake.

News story: Students join east London start-ups in £120,000 internship scheme
3 April 2014

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.

News story: New research unlocks how people learn languages
2 April 2014

Humans innately impose grammatical structure on to languages that they learn, suggests research co-authored by a linguist from Queen Mary University of London.

The river Itchen in Hampshire News story: Not so dirty: methane fuels life in pristine chalk rivers
1 April 2014

Scientists from Queen Mary University of London have found that naturally high concentrations of the greenhouse gas methane contributes to energy production in chalk rivers, in a new study published today in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

News story: Student’s stand-up robot photo wins national competition
31 March 2014

A PhD student from Queen Mary University of London won the overall prize in a national photo competition with an image of robot that can tailor its stand-up comedy routine in response to the audience’s reaction.

News story: Queen Mary leads the way in widening participation
27 March 2014

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).

© Brian Squibb News story: Goats are far more clever than previously thought
26 March 2014

Goats learn how to solve complicated tasks quickly and can recall how to perform them for at least 10 months, which might explain their remarkable ability to adapt to harsh environments, say researchers at Queen Mary University of London.

News story: New research to help save UK trees from beetle threat
25 March 2014

Researchers at Queen Mary University of London are among seven UK teams to secure a share of £7m in funding for the fight against pests and diseases endangering Britain’s woodlands.

News story: Faulty gene can delay or block puberty
25 March 2014

Scientists from Queen Mary University of London have identified a new gene that may influence the timing of puberty, according to new research presented at today at the Society for Endocrinology annual BES conference. Until now, very little has been known about the genetic control of puberty.

Barts Pathology Museum, West Smithfield News story: Barts Pathology Museum shortlisted for top culture award
25 March 2014

Barts Pathology Museum at Queen Mary University of London has reached the final of the prestigious Museums and Heritage Awards 2014.

Sofia Papadimitriou and Fang Mai News story: Queen Mary scientists take research to Parliament
25 March 2014

Two Queen Mary University of London researchers were shortlisted from hundreds of applicants to present their work to politicians and a panel of expert judges as part of a poster competition for the sciences earlier this month.

From left to right: Olivia Festy, Graeme Brown, Cath Lavery, Davidson Ateh and Bryony Frost. © Tim Gander News story: Queen Mary wins BBSRC Activating Impact award
25 March 2014

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.

News story: Youth, wealth and education found to be risk factors for violent radicalisation
19 March 2014

New research from Queen Mary University of London has found youth, wealth, and being in full-time education to be risk factors associated with violent radicalisation. Contrary to popular views – religious practice, health and social inequalities, discrimination, and political engagement showed no links.

News story: Europe’s resilience of natural gas networks during conflicts and crises probed with maths
12 March 2014

Gas networks in Eastern European countries, such as Ukraine and Belarus are less resilient than the UK during conflicts and crises, according to new research from mathematicians at Queen Mary University of London.

News story: School of Law shortlisted for national pro bono award
11 March 2014

The School of Law at Queen Mary University of London is in the running for a top national award for its voluntary work with communities, charities and businesses in east London.

News story: Fellowship of the Royal Society of Arts elects QML alumna
10 March 2014

A graduate of Queen Mary University of London’s School of Law has been awarded the prestigious honour of being elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society of Arts.

News story: Queen Mary retains HR Excellence in Research Award
10 March 2014

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.

News story: Queen Mary film festival celebrates British classics
5 March 2014

A celebration of iconic UK film and culture – from Indo-British classics to horror masterpieces - will be held at Queen Mary University of London from 26-28 March.

News story: Queen Mary announces new research partnership with Brain Tumour Research
4 March 2014

Queen Mary University of London is delighted to announce a ground-breaking new research partnership with UCL Institute of Neurology (under UCLPartners) and the charity Brain Tumour Research. The partnership begins a new chapter in long-term, sustainable and continuous research into brain tumours, the biggest cancer killer of children and adults under 40.

© Neil Cook, University of Hertfordshire News story: New study suggests each red dwarf star has at least one planet
4 March 2014

Three new planets with properties that might make them suitable for life are amongst eight new planets discovered orbiting nearby red dwarf stars by an international team of astronomers, including scientists from Queen Mary University of London.

Gerard Lyons News story: Mayor of London's Chief Economic Advisor talk
3 March 2014

Boris Johnson’s chief economic advisor is to give his insights on globalisation and the UK economy to students and staff at Queen Mary University of London. 

Fossil of a young lizard with skin and scale impressions preserved News story: A prequel that outshines the original: the exceptional 160-million-year-old fossils found in Inner Mongolia
3 March 2014

A new fauna of fossil species at 160 million year old sites in China have been co-discovered by a scientist at Queen Mary University of London.

News story: Plants convert energy at lightning speed
3 March 2014

A new way of measuring how much light a plant can tolerate could be useful in growing crops resilient to a changing climate, according to scientists from Queen Mary University of London.

News story: Queen Mary University of London welcomes Dr Sally Burtles as Director of Research Services and Business Development
27 February 2014

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.

News story: Guardian Awards win for student work experience project
27 February 2014

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.

News story: Launch of £44m research fund to improve health outcomes for local people
26 February 2014

A new collaboration of health researchers across the NHS, world-leading universities – including Queen Mary University of London – local authorities, clinical commissioning groups, industry and charities has launched today. The partnership will lead and join up innovative research tackling some of the major health challenges in the north Thames region.

News story: Digital music to feel impact of Big Data
25 February 2014

A new project that will use large music collections – so called Big Data – to support music research has been launched by Queen Mary University of London, City University London, University College London and the British Library.

News story: Queen Mary climbs QS World Rankings
25 February 2014

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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