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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: Groundbreaking gene therapy trial set to cure haemophilia
14 December 2017

A 'cure' for haemophilia is one step closer, following results of a groundbreaking gene therapy trial led by the NHS in London.

article News story: Why nuclear deterrence is dangerous and bound to fail
13 December 2017

Last weekend, we sent two alumni from Queen Mary’s Global Public Health Unit to the Nobel Peace Prize celebrations in Oslo, Norway. They accompanied Professor David McCoy, who was involved in the coalition that won this year’s Prize. In this blog post, David discusses how we might move on from this year’s spotlight on nuclear disarmament and ensure that politicians and academics work to finally eliminate these weapons.

article News story: Queen Mary scientists win bid for starfish genome sequencing
13 December 2017

It can lose and re-grow its arms and is capable of prising open a mussel despite not having a brain, and soon we may be able to understand how.

article News story: Combination of two classes of drugs could be better at preventing blood clots, stroke and heart attacks
12 December 2017

Researchers at Queen Mary University of London believe they have found the first indications that a combination of two types of drugs could protect against clots that cause heart attacks and strokes, but at lower doses than when the drugs are prescribed separately.

article News story: Radar tracking reveals how bees develop a route between flowers
11 December 2017

As bees gain foraging experience they continually refine both the order in which they visit flowers and the flight paths they take between flowers to generate better and better routes, according to researchers at Queen Mary University of London.

article News story: Researchers discover process of creating ‘tempered optical lenses’ underwater
8 December 2017

A researcher from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) was part of a team, led by the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, that has figured out the unique protective mechanism of highly resistant lenses located on the arms of a species of brittle star called Ophiocoma wendtii.

article News story: QMUL recognises its international scholars in prestigious event
7 December 2017

Queen Mary University of London celebrated the achievements of its international scholars at an annual reception that brought together students, embassy officials and scholarship body representatives from across the world. 

article News story: Free tickets for People’s Palace Projects’ 20th anniversary celebration
6 December 2017

To mark People’s Palace Projects’ 20th anniversary, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is hosting a special talk tomorrow (7 December) on the digital conservation of Brazilian indigenous cultures. 

 

article News story: New weakness found in most common childhood malignant brain tumour
5 December 2017

A new weakness found in medulloblastoma, the most common form of childhood brain tumour, could lead to more personalised medicine and improved treatment for some patients, according to an early study by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

article News story: Ultrasound imaging needle to transform heart surgery
1 December 2017

Heart tissue can be imaged in real-time during keyhole procedures using a new optical ultrasound needle developed by researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and UCL.

article News story: The story of Joseph Merrick re-told in an immersive Whitechapel tour app
1 December 2017

The story of Joseph Merrick, the so-called ‘Elephant Man’, takes centre stage in a new audio tour of Whitechapel, offering an immersive history of The Royal London Hospital and Medical College through a free smartphone app.

article News story: 130 years of the People's Palace [Podcast]
29 November 2017

The heritage of Queen Mary University of London can be traced back to the late 19th century with the establishment of the People’s Palace, a philanthropic organisation designed to bring culture, recreation and education to the East End. 

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