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News story: Students kick off 2014 World Cup journey
7 January 2014

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.

News story: Discovery brings scientists one step closer to understanding tendon injury
7 January 2014

Research led by Queen Mary University of London has discovered a specific mechanism that is crucial to effective tendon function, which could reveal why older people are more prone to tendon injury.   

Professor Tilli Tansey - ©Wellcome Trust News story: Medical historian recognised in New Year Honours list
2 January 2014

Professor Tilli Tansey of Queen Mary University of London has been recognised with an OBE in the 2014 New Year Honours list, for services to Research in the Medical Sciences and to the Public Understanding of Science.

News story: Year on year rise in student applications repeated for 2014
23 December 2013

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.

News story: Queen Mary student top 3 ‘brightest and best’ in the UK
20 December 2013

A second year English and European Law undergraduate from Queen Mary University of London reached the final of a competition to find the UK’s best and brightest students.

Computer simulation of pterosaurs News story: Analysis of extinct fossils reveals flying reptiles did not float like birds
20 December 2013

The extinct flying reptiles, pterosaurs, likely spent little time on water, according to new research from Queen Mary University of London and the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology.

The primary cilia were grown on micro-grooves 10 micrometres in size. News story: Scientists find a groovy way to influence specialisation of stem cells
18 December 2013

Researchers at Queen Mary University of London have shown for the first time that the specialised role stem cells go on to perform is controlled by primary cilia –tiny hair-like structures protruding from a cell.

Ben Burns and Prof Jonathan Pitts (centre left and right) from Actual Experience accepting the award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the UK IT Industry Awards. News story: Double success for Queen Mary spinout making the Internet better for everyone
17 December 2013

Technology company, Actual Experience, which  works with consumers and business to improve the experience of their IT, has achieved a double success, completing a £4m financing round with one of Europe's largest investment managers and winning another prestigious industry award for innovation.

Credit: Aldebaran Robotics News story: Using robots to reach out to isolated people
17 December 2013

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London are taking part in a major new project looking at how cutting-edge robotics can enable people to participate in public spaces, as a place to meet and share ideas without being there in person.

News story: Call for children’s charities, ISPs and the adult industry to work together to protect kids from online porn
13 December 2013

Children’s charities, parental support organisations, members of the UK’s and US adult industry and major internet service providers  (ISPs) have committed to work together to ensure that better measures are introduced to help prevent youngsters being able to access hardcore pornography online.

News story: Drug cuts breast cancer cases by more than 50 per cent in high risk women
12 December 2013

Taking the breast cancer drug anastrozole for five years reduced the chances of post-menopausal women at high risk of breast cancer developing the disease by 53 per cent compared with women who took a placebo, according to a study published in the Lancet today.

copyright Dr Elizabeth Clare News story: Stealth manoeuvre allows nectar bats to target insect prey
12 December 2013

A nectar-feeding bat that was thought to eat insects in passing has been discovered to target its moving prey with stealth precision, according to new research by a scientist at Queen Mary University of London.

News story: Guardian University Awards shortlists student work experience project
11 December 2013

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.

News story: £1.1m grant to boost English language skills among refugees and asylum seekers
10 December 2013

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.

News story: HAPPY London: Londoners needed for heart attack prevention study
9 December 2013

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London are conducting a study looking to prevent heart attacks through personalised online advice on how to improve your health and lifestyle.

Professor Seif Shaheen News story: From Whitechapel to Westminster: Queen Mary takes part in ‘Week in Westminster’ scheme
2 December 2013

Professor Seif Shaheen from Queen Mary University of London will be taking time out from his research as an epidemiologist to venture into the world of politics. 

News story: Top tech magazine shortlists creative QM app for gadget award
28 November 2013

An app created by researchers at Queen Mary University of London, which transforms photographs of drawings into music, has reached the Creative App of the Year shortlist at the Stuff Gadget Awards 2013.

News story: Study underway to develop personalised treatments for psoriasis
27 November 2013

Queen Mary University of London is working to create a new test which helps pinpoint the most effective treatment to tackle the skin condition psoriasis – as part of a world-leading partnership between King’s College London, the University of Manchester, Liverpool University and Newcastle University.

News story: Lord Adonis appointed as visiting professor
26 November 2013

Former minister for schools and transport The Rt Hon. the Lord Adonis has been appointed as Visiting Professor to Queen Mary University of London.

Kennedy with former president Harry Truman, courtesy of US National Archives and Records Administration News story: New book on President Kennedy published on 50th anniversary of his death
22 November 2013

The Man, the Myth: Professor Mark White assesses the Kennedy legacy on the 50th anniversary of his death.

News story: Study reveals higher levels of control and support at work increases wellbeing
20 November 2013

Research from Queen Mary University of London reveals positive aspects of working life – such as high levels of control at work, good support from supervisors and colleagues, and feeling cared for – support higher levels of wellbeing among Britain’s workers.

The Ten Bells pub - TV chef Jamie Oliver's great great grandfather was a landlord in the 1880s News story: New walking tour app brings East End history to life
20 November 2013

As BBC 1’s Ripper Street keeps audiences hooked and paid tours sell out across the city, Queen Mary University of London has brought some 300 years of colourful East End history to life through a free smartphone tour app.

Professor Sir C.A. Bayly News story: Leading historian joins Queen Mary
20 November 2013

The School of History is pleased to announce that the eminent historian, Professor Sir C.A. Bayly, will be joining the department in September 2014.

News story: Services fail to treat prisoners with schizophrenia – increasing risk of violent reoffending
19 November 2013

New research from Queen Mary University of London shows released prisoners with schizophrenia are three times more likely to be violent than other prisoners, but only if they receive no treatment or follow-up support from mental health services.

News story: Lord Mayor’s award for Computer Science student
12 November 2013

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.

News story: Conference explores British anxieties on the eve of the Great War
11 November 2013

The first in a five-year series of events to run at Queen Mary University of London in commemoration of the centenary of World War One will be hosted from 14-15 November.

News story: Queen Mary becomes newest member of Research Libraries UK
6 November 2013

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.

News story: Queen Mary shares £100 million boost for environmental science
5 November 2013Researchers from Queen Mary University of London will contribute to the training of the next generation of environmental scientists through a new London NERC Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP), which involves nine London institutions.  
Whitechapel's medical landmarks - The Royal London Hospital old and new, QM's Blizard Institute and Centre of the Cell News story: Murder, maladies and medical miracles: Whitechapel’s hospital history remembered in new walking tour
31 October 2013

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.

News story: Queen Mary partners with Pakistan's Lahore College for Women
29 October 2013

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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