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Can a strong local community improve your health? Can a strong local community improve your health?
11 October 2012

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

Better treatment for tendon injuries Better treatment for tendon injuries
3 August 2012

Using electric shockwaves for effective treatment of severe tendon injuries   

Nanotechnology opens up new ways to harvest energy Nanotechnology opens up new ways to harvest energy
27 July 2012

Developing new materials to transform waste heat into useful electrical energy

The power of sound to generate electricity  The power of sound to generate electricity
24 July 2012

Creating ‘nano-generators’ that transform sound into power

Bayesian network modelling supports surgeons working with trauma Bayesian network modelling supports surgeons working with trauma
4 July 2012

Computer scientists improve decision-making in the treatment of trauma 

Allowing databases to grow and evolve without compromising performance 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

Searching for cures for dementia 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

Cementing the future Cementing the future
19 April 2012

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

A new script for prisons A new script for prisons
16 April 2012

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

Women in power: what difference does it make? Women in power: what difference does it make?
13 March 2012

Dr Rainbow Murray looks at the rise of women in politics – from gender quotas to the differences between male and female MPs

Carrot or stick: using incentives in healthcare 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

What does it mean to be English? 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

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News

Major grant awarded to resolve debate on treatment after major surgery article News story: Major grant awarded to resolve debate on treatment after major surgery
13 January 2017

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been awarded $1.5m (£1.2m) by Edwards Lifesciences to carry out a study into a debated therapy for preventing complications, especially infections, after major surgery.

Researchers reveal that not all violent acts are equal article News story: Researchers reveal that not all violent acts are equal
12 January 2017

People from different nationalities make similar judgements and decisions about the severity of different violent acts – a finding that could help international organisations, such as the UN and World Health Organisation to better manage crime and violent behaviour – according to research led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

University of London and QMUL launch new Global MBA article News story: University of London and QMUL launch new Global MBA
11 January 2017

A new Global MBA, developed around an extensive range of specialisms in law, finance, entrepreneurship & innovation, accountancy and leadership, has been launched by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and the University of London.

Teaching the importance of communication between doctor and patient blog Blog: Teaching the importance of communication between doctor and patient
9 January 2017

In this blog post, Jo Brown, Head of Quality in Teaching and Learning at QMUL’s School of Medicine and Dentistry, talks about her recent experience of teaching Romanian oncologists about successful communication between doctor and patient.

QMUL students win European virtual reality tech clash article News story: QMUL students win European virtual reality tech clash
6 January 2017

A group of Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) students won a Europe-wide tech clash with their idea to create a collaborative virtual reality platform for education.

Space diary fires up primary school children's imagination Space diary fires up primary school children's imagination
6 January 2017

Thousands of schoolchildren will have the chance to become space experts as they learn about British European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake’s historic space mission by taking part in a pioneering STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) literacy project called Space Diary.

App to help smokers quit is developed by health psychologists and game designers article News story: App to help smokers quit is developed by health psychologists and game designers
4 January 2017

A smartphone app that could help smokers stick to New Year’s resolutions to quit has been developed by academics at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and Kingston University.

Three QMUL academics to receive honours from the Queen article News story: Three QMUL academics to receive honours from the Queen
30 December 2016

Academics from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have been given two appointments of Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) and an appointment of Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE), as published today in the Queen’s New Year 2017 Honours List.

Ash tree genome aids fight against disease article News story: Ash tree genome aids fight against disease
26 December 2016

Researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have successfully decoded the genetic sequence of the ash tree, to help the fight against the fungal disease, ash dieback.        

Music transformed by technology at QMUL’s Christmas Lecture article News story: Music transformed by technology at QMUL’s Christmas Lecture
22 December 2016

Traditional instruments were transformed by computer science to create sounds previously impossible at the annual Children’s Christmas lecture at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Joseph Kabila will cling to power in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, says expert in African history blog Blog: Joseph Kabila will cling to power in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, says expert in African history
22 December 2016

Dr Reuben Loffman from QMUL's School of History considers the future of Congolese politics and the country's President Joseph Kabila. 

Rudolph’s antlers inspire next generation of unbreakable materials article News story: Rudolph’s antlers inspire next generation of unbreakable materials
21 December 2016

Scientists from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have discovered the secret behind the toughness of deer antlers and how they can resist breaking during fights.

New exhibition celebrates Sir Thomas Browne: 17th century England’s greatest ‘undiscovered’ genius article News story: New exhibition celebrates Sir Thomas Browne: 17th century England’s greatest ‘undiscovered’ genius
21 December 2016

Collector of rarities, debunker of myths, inspiration to writers and doctors alike, conjuror of words, owner of a live ostrich and expert witness at a witch trial. Sir Thomas Browne is probably the greatest British genius the vast majority of British people have never even heard of.  

Up to 8,400 heart attacks and strokes prevented through NHS Health Checks article News story: Up to 8,400 heart attacks and strokes prevented through NHS Health Checks
20 December 2016

The NHS Health Check programme in England may have prevented an estimated 4,600 to 8,400 heart attacks, strokes, or death from these causes in its first five years, according to an independent review of the programme led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

QMUL astronomer one of top ten people who mattered in science in 2016 article News story: QMUL astronomer one of top ten people who mattered in science in 2016
19 December 2016

An astronomer from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been named as one of the top ten people who mattered in science in 2016 by the prestigious scientific publisher Nature.    

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