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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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QMUL academic awarded honorary PhD from Stockholm University article News story: QMUL academic awarded honorary PhD from Stockholm University
13 October 2017

Professor Magdelena Titirici has received a prestigious Honorary PhD from Stockholm University for her work in sustainable materials for renewable energy.

Antidote to synthetic cannabis intoxication could be found in slimming drug article News story: Antidote to synthetic cannabis intoxication could be found in slimming drug
12 October 2017

Early research from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has potentially found an antidote that can rapidly stop the intoxicating effects of cannabis and synthetic cannabinoids.

Computers will soon be able to fix themselves – are IT departments for the chop? Computers will soon be able to fix themselves – are IT departments for the chop?
12 October 2017

Dr John Woodward co-writes for The Conversation about the development of robots and artificial intelligence, and how this will impact careers in computing

A window into convent life in early modern Europe article News story: A window into convent life in early modern Europe
11 October 2017

In 1598, the first English convent was established in Brussels by a group of women who chose to flee an increasingly anti-Catholic England to follow the religious life. In the two centuries that followed, another 20 enclosed convents were opened across Flanders and France. 

Children born prematurely have greater risk of cognitive difficulties later in life article News story: Children born prematurely have greater risk of cognitive difficulties later in life
11 October 2017

Babies born preterm have a greater risk of developing cognitive, motor and behavioural difficulties and these problems persist throughout school years, finds a new study led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Londoners identify more with their city than with Britain, England, or Europe article News story: Londoners identify more with their city than with Britain, England, or Europe
10 October 2017

Londoners identify more strongly with their home city than with any other national or European identity, according to a survey by researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

QMUL and White and Case launch international arbitration survey article News story: QMUL and White and Case launch international arbitration survey
10 October 2017

The Centre for Commercial Legal Studies (CCLS) at QMUL has launched its 2018 International Arbitration Survey, carried out in conjunction with Global law firm White & Case LLP.

Indian government needs to do more to tackle unapproved antibiotics article News story: Indian government needs to do more to tackle unapproved antibiotics
9 October 2017

In India, the sale of antibiotics requiring the tightest control and regulation is rising the fastest, according to an analysis by researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and Newcastle University. 

London voters never call London City Hall article News story: London voters never call London City Hall
6 October 2017

Just three per cent of Londoners say they have been in touch with the office of the Mayor of London over the last five years. The findings are from the latest instalment of the Polling London project by the Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) with fieldwork by YouGov.

Study shows diversification benefits of commodities article News story: Study shows diversification benefits of commodities
6 October 2017

Investment portfolios that include commodities deliver a six per cent average increase in risk-adjusted returns for investors. The finding comes from a study co-authored by a researcher at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Bumblebees shed light on why some individuals are smarter than others article News story: Bumblebees shed light on why some individuals are smarter than others
4 October 2017

Bumblebees may be able to tell us why some people are smarter than others, according to new research from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

High BMI and blood pressure create a heavy heart article News story: High BMI and blood pressure create a heavy heart
4 October 2017

Being overweight or obese creates damaging changes to the structure of the heart, according to new research led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

UK risks Brexit disaster without lengthy transition period, says Neil Kinnock article News story: UK risks Brexit disaster without lengthy transition period, says Neil Kinnock
4 October 2017

Brexit will be an unmitigated disaster for the UK if the government fails to ensure a substantial transition period, according to the former leader of the Labour Party Lord Kinnock. 

Law at Queen Mary ranked 37th in the world article News story: Law at Queen Mary ranked 37th in the world
4 October 2017

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been named among the top 50 universities in the world for Law in the prestigious Times Higher Education subject ranking 2018.

Vitamin D protects against severe asthma attacks article News story: Vitamin D protects against severe asthma attacks
3 October 2017

Taking oral vitamin D supplements in addition to standard asthma medication could halve the risk of asthma attacks requiring hospital attendance, according to research led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Labour extends lead in London to 25 points article News story: Labour extends lead in London to 25 points
2 October 2017

The Conservative Party has lost support in London since the election, while Labour has extended its lead to 25 points. The findings are from the latest instalment of the Polling London project by the Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) with fieldwork by YouGov.

New discriminatory NHS policy is bad for your health, whoever you are blog Blog: New discriminatory NHS policy is bad for your health, whoever you are
29 September 2017

Dr Jessica Potter writes for The Conversation about what she calls a discriminatory NHS policy, which she says priorities British lives over others.

No push for a domino effect: Brexit doesn’t loom large in populist radical right parties’ campaigns blog Blog: No push for a domino effect: Brexit doesn’t loom large in populist radical right parties’ campaigns
28 September 2017

Dr Stijn van Kessel writes for UK in a Changing Europe on how Brexit didn’t create a surge of populist radical right parties (PRR) wanting to leave the European Union.

Pili premieres at Dinard Festival of British Cinema article News story: Pili premieres at Dinard Festival of British Cinema
27 September 2017

A film produced by QMUL researcher Dr Sophie Harman has its international premiere this week at the Dinard British Film Festival. Pili is a feature length drama, based on real stories about living with HIV/AIDS in rural Tanzania.

Guided walks through literary London article News story: Guided walks through literary London
26 September 2017

London’s literature has been shaped by generations of migrant writers. This autumn, join literary historian Dr Nadia Valman of Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), for a series of new guided walks exploring London ‘through the eyes’ of migrant writers from the mid-nineteenth century to the 1960s. 

QMUL filmmakers shortlisted for prestigious national Award article News story: QMUL filmmakers shortlisted for prestigious national Award
25 September 2017

A film directed by Eithne Nightingale from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has made the shortlist for the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s prestigious 2017 Research in Film Awards.

Report highlights how organisations can advance BAME talent in the workplace article News story: Report highlights how organisations can advance BAME talent in the workplace
22 September 2017

A researcher from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has launched a new report which sets out ways companies can increase black, Asian and other ethnic minority (BAME) talent in the workplace.

Duchess of York visits QMUL research centre article News story: Duchess of York visits QMUL research centre
21 September 2017

The Duchess of York was announced as an official British Heart Foundation Ambassador, marking the occasion by spending the morning at The William Harvey Heart Centre, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

New toothpaste uses latest research to put minerals back into teeth article News story: New toothpaste uses latest research to put minerals back into teeth
20 September 2017

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have launched a new toothpaste which repairs decaying teeth using ‘bioactive’ glass.

The mission of a lifetime: Professor Carl Murray and Cassini, 27 years later feature Feature: The mission of a lifetime: Professor Carl Murray and Cassini, 27 years later
20 September 2017

The last images from the Cassini probe have been sent back to Earth, as its mission came to a fiery end in the skies of Saturn. Cassini’s images have provided fundamental insight into the enigmatic planet’s secrets for astronomers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). Professor Carl Murray, from the School of Physics and Astronomy and the only UK member of Cassini Imaging Team, reflects on his time as a scientist on the mission.

To me, golliwogs are racist – but a tearoom tangle and a new poll shows Britain disagrees blog Blog: To me, golliwogs are racist – but a tearoom tangle and a new poll shows Britain disagrees
20 September 2017

Professor Tim Bale writes for The Conversation on a study that reveals the majority of British people don’t really have a problem with golliwogs.

Cancer researcher wins Lifetime Achievement Award article News story: Cancer researcher wins Lifetime Achievement Award
19 September 2017

Professor Jack Cuzick from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has received the Cancer Research UK Lifetime Achievement Award for his work on cancer prevention and detection.

The Pap smear isn’t used to diagnose cancer – but it could be blog Blog: The Pap smear isn’t used to diagnose cancer – but it could be
19 September 2017

Anita Lim writes for The Conversation about her latest research, published in the British Journal of General Practice, which found evidence that the Pap smear is an excellent test for finding cervical cancer in young women.

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