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article News story: Can a strong local community improve your health?
11 October 2012

Dr Vicky Cattell examines the link between local community life and wellbeing

article News story: Better treatment for tendon injuries
3 August 2012

Using electric shockwaves for effective treatment of severe tendon injuries   

article News story: Nanotechnology opens up new ways to harvest energy
27 July 2012

Developing new materials to transform waste heat into useful electrical energy

article News story: The power of sound to generate electricity
24 July 2012

Creating ‘nano-generators’ that transform sound into power

article News story: Bayesian network modelling supports surgeons working with trauma
4 July 2012

Computer scientists improve decision-making in the treatment of trauma 

article News story: Allowing databases to grow and evolve without compromising performance
4 July 2012

Dr Mark Walters worked with IBM to improve the performance of large databases

article News story: Searching for cures for dementia
18 May 2012

Dr Bronwyn Parry is fascinated by what motivates people to donate their brains for much-needed research into dementia

article News story: Cementing the future
19 April 2012

Niall Kent is investigating the use of bioactive glasses in medical bone-substitute cements

article News story: A new script for prisons
16 April 2012

Dr Caoimhe McAvinchey explores how theatre makers stage critical questions about the prison system

article News story: Carrot or stick: using incentives in healthcare
13 March 2012

Professor Richard Ashcroft explores the pros and cons of using incentives to encourage good health

article News story: Emotional literacy: whose business is it?
13 March 2012

Dr Thomas Dixon looks at the part emotion plays in UK education

article News story: What does it mean to be English?
13 March 2012

Professor Michael Kenny is examining the political and policy implications of a resurgence of English national identity

News

article News story: School teams solve world water problems with Lego robots at Queen Mary competition
13 February 2018

Teams from schools across London competed to solve the world’s water problems with Lego robots at an event hosted by Queen Mary University of London’s School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science (EECS).

article News story: Research suggests vapers may be vulnerable to lung infections
8 February 2018

The vapour from e-cigarettes seems to help pneumonia-causing bacteria stick to the cells that line the airways, according to research led by Queen Mary University of London.

article News story: Queen Mary and UAL receive grant to co-develop new curriculum model for games design
7 February 2018

Queen Mary University of London, in partnership with London College of Communication, part of the University of the Arts London (UAL), has been granted £158,354 from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) to develop a games design curriculum. 

article News story: £54 million award to transform health through data science
7 February 2018

Queen Mary University of London has partnered with four other London universities - UCL, Imperial College London, King's College London and The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine - in a new initiative to transform health through data science.

article News story: Influential Queen Mary women celebrated in new campaign
6 February 2018

Pioneering alumnae and staff from Queen Mary University of London have been listed in the University of London’s ‘Leading Women’ campaign, which launched last week.

article News story: Researchers unravel the time of origin of flowering plants
6 February 2018

Flowering plants likely originated between 149 and 256 million years ago according to new research involving Queen Mary University of London, and led by University College London (UCL).

article News story: Major research project launched to crack aspirin’s anti-cancer properties
6 February 2018

An international study, led by Queen Mary University of London and funded with a £5 million grant from Cancer Research UK, has been launched to answer the final questions before aspirin is recommended to reduce cancer risk.

article News story: Multinational companies continue to produce unregulated antibiotics in India
5 February 2018

Millions of unapproved antibiotics are being sold in India, according to a new study by researchers at Queen Mary University of London and Newcastle University.

article News story: Brexiteer defends questioning Treasury’s forecasts
2 February 2018

Speaking at the Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London last night, Jacob Rees-Mogg, North East Somerset MP and leading Brexiteer, defended raising claims that Treasury officials are trying to influence policy around Brexit. 

article News story: Uncovered letters reveal how Gaitskell’s grieving widow was left ‘shocked’ and ‘deeply hurt’ by PM Macmillan’s speech
1 February 2018

Conservative Prime Minister Harold Macmillan deeply offended the widow of the deceased Labour leader Hugh Gaitskell just days after the politician’s untimely death 55 years ago. A letter in which Mrs Gaitskell describes herself as “deeply hurt” has been discovered in the National Archives and is being published for the first time.

article News story: New report on Brexit and public opinion reveals divisions both between and within parties
31 January 2018

A values divide is emerging which could dramatically impact on politics in the years to come, a comprehensive report on Brexit and public opinion reveals.

article News story: Government urged to fortify flour with folic acid to prevent birth defects
31 January 2018

There is no need for an upper limit of folate intake, according to a study by Queen Mary University of London and the School of Advanced Study, University of London.

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