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News story: Particle physics-inspired art installation opens in London ice well
22 August 2013

A Queen Mary University of London scientist has teamed up with an artist to create a physics-inspired subterranean art installation in a Victorian ice well.

News story: Playing video games can boost brain power
21 August 2013

Certain types of video games can help to train the brain to become more agile and improve strategic thinking, according to scientists from Queen Mary University of London and University College London (UCL).

News story: Death, disease and the female serial killer – New Barts Pathology seminars explore London’s dark side
20 August 2013

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.

Pleading in the Blood: The Art and Performances of Ron Athey News story: Tate launch event for book celebrating extreme performance artist
19 August 2013

The first book on controversial performance artist Ron Athey, penned by a drama lecturer at Queen Mary University of London, will launch at the Tate Modern in September.

News story: Queen Mary among global elite in Shanghai Jiao Tong rankings
19 August 2013

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.

News story: Queen Mary is top Russell Group university in London for student satisfaction
13 August 2013

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.

News story: Scientists uncover secrets of starfish’s bizarre feeding mechanism
2 August 2013

Scientists have identified a molecule that enables starfish to carry out one of the most remarkable forms of feeding in the natural world.

News story: Queen Mary scientist launches Kickstarter project to bend piano sounds
29 July 2013

A digital media lecturer at Queen Mary, University of London is raising money through the crowd-funding site Kickstarter to manufacture new touch sensors for piano-style keyboards that allow players to transform the sounds of the notes.

Professor Stedman Jones News story: Historian appointed Fellow of the British Academy
26 July 2013

Professor Gareth Stedman Jones of the School of History, Queen Mary, University of London, has been elected to the Fellowship of the British Academy.

News story: Queen Mary scientists discover promising protein to treat osteoarthritis
25 July 2013

New research from Queen Mary, University of London suggests that a protein found predominantly in healthy cartilage, a type of tissue that allows the smooth movement of joints, could hold the key to treating osteoarthritis.

News story: East London start-ups wanted for £120,000 Queen Mary internship scheme
25 July 2013

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.

3D image of an electron neutrino in the detector News story: Elusive phenomena observed by Queen Mary scientists
19 July 2013

Physicists have confirmed the surprising behaviour of one of nature’s most unusual particles called neutrinos, which are thought to play a fundamental role in the formation of the universe.

Tejinder Singh Virdee News story: Higgs boson scientist, medieval scholar and London cultural leaders awarded at Queen Mary graduation
19 July 2013

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.

News story: Inspired by the Games, Queen Mary teams up with talented young athletes
19 July 2013

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.

News story: New sexual health app to help men last longer
18 July 2013

A new smartphone app that will enable men to last longer in the bedroom by tackling premature ejaculation during sex has been created by QApps, Queen Mary, University of London’s app store.

The Floating Cinema, designed by Duggan Morris Architects News story: ‘Extra-Ordinary’ Floating Cinema to moor at Queen Mary
16 July 2013

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.

News story: Congratulations to Queen Mary graduates
15 July 2013

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.

News story: Barts Pathology Museum inspires anatomical art show
9 July 2013

Anatomical art by figurative painter Geoffrey Harrison will be displayed this August at Barts Pathology Museum, among the medical specimens that inspired his work.

Ian Walden, Professor of Information and Communication Law News story: Is spying on other European states illegal?
8 July 2013

Information and communications law expert, Professor Ian Walden of Queen Mary, University of London was interviewed by Social Europe Journal about the legal issues surrounding the recent alleged spying activities of the NSA and GCHQ. 

QM's Joy Hinson speaks at the launch of the Mayor’s Higher Education Award News story: New £1.26m scheme launched in Tower Hamlets to help hundreds of young people into university
3 July 2013

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.

News story: Queen Mary scientists fish for the genetic causes of drug addiction
1 July 2013

Scientists from Queen Mary, University of London will be asking visitors at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition to perform a simple computer task to test their impulsivity as part of the exhibit ‘Are you more impulsive than a fish?'.

Queen Mary's Principal addresses graduates in Beijing News story: Queen Mary’s Beijing students graduate
28 June 2013

The first graduation ceremony of 2013 for students at Queen Mary, University of London took place in China on Thursday 27 June.

Professor Amanda Vickery News story: QM academics take part in UK's largest festival dedicated to history
27 June 2013

Two Queen Mary, University of London academics are involved in one of the UK’s largest festivals dedicated to history this week.

News story: New red blood cell simulator invented at Queen Mary
27 June 2013

Engineers from Queen Mary, University of London have developed the world’s most precise computer simulation of how red blood cells might travel around the body to help doctors treat people with serious circulatory problems.

News story: A tale of two languages
25 June 2013

Language undergraduates at Queen Mary, University of London, have been given the rare opportunity of getting their creative writing published in both English and Spanish.

News story: Balancing the books during uncertain times
21 June 2013

Our understanding of major events, such as a future economic crisis could be much improved if politicians and policymakers thought in terms of uncertainty rather than risk when implementing public policy interventions, cognitive psychologists argue. 

News story: Queen Mary students battle to become Britain’s greenest driver
18 June 2013

Two students from Queen Mary, University of London will jump behind the wheel for the first stages of a non-stop driving challenge across the length of Britain in a bid to be crowned the nation’s most economical driver.

L to R: Minister of Education (NI) John O’Dowd; Dr Anna Bryson; Professor Séan McConville; Professor Ciaran Brady (TCD) and Minister of Education (RoI) Ruairi Quinn News story: Queen Mary Peace Process project unveils new film
10 June 2013

The experiences of former schoolteachers and students who lived through the worst years of the Northern Ireland conflict are explored in a short film created as part of a unique project on the peace process.

News story: What’s in a name?
5 June 2013

Names can provide a clue to a person’s background, and with certain names come certain preconceptions. But could a parent’s choice of name for their child be influenced by evolution? Scientists from Queen Mary, University of London analysed the most popular baby names from the last decade to decode the link between the sounds in a name and the sex, in a new paper published in the journal PLOS ONE today (Wednesday 5 June).

News story: Science and storytelling collide at Pathology Museum event
3 June 2013

Six speakers take the microphone at Barts Pathology Museum – part of Queen Mary, University of London - on Tuesday 25 June to share touching, absurd, and funny personal stories about the science that has changed their lives.

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