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Research at Queen Mary

Our academics undertake world-leading research in a lively and supportive research community. The results are original, informative, often surprising or questioning, and always significant – achieving impact on wider society and within specialist areas of knowledge. Read more about our research

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    We are in the top one per cent of universities in the world

    Times Higher Education World University Rankings

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    11th in the UK for research quality

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    1st in the UK for Drama, Geography and Linguistics

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    Winner of Research Project of the Year 2012 and runner up 2013

    Times Higher Education

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    6 Nobel Prize winning alumni

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    £100m – total research income per year

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    3,500m2 of open-plan cell and molecular science labs at the Blizard Building

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    £250m on new facilities in the past 15 years

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    Students and staff from 150 countries

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    55 academy and society fellows

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    £10m in research council funding for PhD students

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    19th in the world for international outlook

    Times Higher Education

Our mission as a university is reliant on the freedom of our staff and students to pursue and disseminate knowledge within the context of promoting an open, enquiring, educated and tolerant society… [read more]
Professor Bill Spence, Vice-Principal (Research)

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