22 July 2020
Professor Sophie Harman from Queen Mary University of London’s School of Politics and International Relations has given evidence to the House of Lords International Relations and Defence Committee on the funding and governance of the World Health Organisation (WHO).
22 July 2020
In a UK-first, Queen Mary University of London is leading a clinical trial of a new rapid COVID-19 testing system that delivers results in under an hour. Working with the East London Health and Care Partnership, up to 2,000 staff and residents in 50 care homes are being recruited to see how effective rapid daily COVID-19 testing is at reducing rates of infection, hospitalisation and deaths.
17 July 2020
A new study from Queen Mary University of London has shown that tourists tend to be more easily irritated by higher prices paid under the threat of infectious diseases.
17 July 2020
A team of researchers from Queen Mary University of London have been awarded a grant from the British Academy to conduct research into children’s responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.
8 July 2020
An academic from Queen Mary University of London has contributed to a major report from the United Nations which explores the impact of the current Covid-19 pandemic on gender equality.
7 July 2020
Dr Doreen Montag is Lecturer in Global Public Health at Queen Mary University of London, and has almost 20 years of experience among indigenous and non-indigenous people in rural and urban areas of the Peruvian Andes and Amazon. In this article, originally published in Spanish on Lamula, she discusses the immense challenges faced by indigenous communities in the Peruvian Amazon in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic.
3 July 2020
An academic from Queen Mary University of London has published a research paper which explores the impact of lockdowns in response to Covid-19 in Africa.
25 June 2020
Queen Mary researchers Professor Norman Fenton, Professor Martin Neil and Dr Scott Mclachlan from the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, and Dr Magda Osman, from the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, co-wrote an opinion piece for The Conversation on over-confidence in the reporting of Covid-19 statistics.
23 June 2020
An academic from Queen Mary University of London has published a research paper which shows that financial inclusion could be a tool to curb the rise in poverty in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
19 June 2020
Higher rates of severe COVID-19 infections in Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) populations are not explained by socioeconomic or behavioral factors, cardiovascular disease risk, or by vitamin D status, according to new research led by Queen Mary University of London.
17 June 2020
The steroid dexamethasone has been identified as the first drug to improve survival rates in certain coronavirus patients, according to a study carried out by Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust, as part of a nationwide NIHR-funded clinical trial.
9 June 2020
Dr Tim Lee, Reader in Economics in Queen Mary's School of Economics and Finance, has written an opinion piece for The Conversation. He explores the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on global economies and the implications this has for inequalities.
8 June 2020
An academic from Queen Mary University of London has contributed to new polling analysis which reveals the pressure on Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) women during the coronavirus lockdown.
5 June 2020
Queen Mary University of London is one of five universities to receive funding from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) to address and mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the environment and society.
4 June 2020
A new study led by Queen Mary University of London has demonstrated the effectiveness of using a novel light technology to monitor the presence of anti-drug antibodies in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS), which can lead to drug resistance and treatment failure.
4 June 2020
A research paper co-authored by an academic from Queen Mary University of London sheds new light on how the current Covid-19 pandemic has affected the stock markets of G7 countries.
2 June 2020
One of the first studies to investigate the outcome of COVID-19 infection in patients with blood cancer has been conducted by clinical researchers from Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust.
1 June 2020
The more people know about when and why behavioural interventions are being used and their effectiveness, the more likely they are to accept their use to change their behaviour, according to recent research from Queen Mary University of London and the University of Oxford.
27 May 2020
In an opinion piece for Open Democracy Dr Marcia Vera Espinoza from Queen Mary's School of Geography argues that states urgently need to rethink their individual responses to COVID-19 and coordinate a collective approach to include and protect all people living in their territories.
22 May 2020
Tallulah Hall is a fourth year Dentistry BDS student at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London. In this blog, she talks about her experience volunteering at her local hospital to help on COVID-19 wards, getting to know the patients, and learning from her inspiring colleagues.
20 May 2020
To mark International Clinical Trials Day, Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust have released a range of new resources to encourage people to get involved in COVID-19 research projects.
14 May 2020
Dr Aylin Baysan is Reader in Cariology at Queen Mary University of London’s Institute of Dentistry and has been volunteering in the Maternity wards at The Royal London Hospital to help during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this Q&A she talks about the challenges of juggling her teaching and volunteering commitments and why this has been such a unique experience.
7 May 2020
Research involving Queen Mary University of London suggests that currently the public should not fear contracting Covid-19 from hospital staff, who appear to be at low risk of infection by patients.
7 May 2020
Swati Nehete is Senior Clinical Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London’s Institute of Dentistry. She was recently called up to volunteer in the Maternity wards at The Royal London Hospital to help during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this blog, she writes about her experiences and describes how she dealt with the uncertainty of not knowing where she was going to be deployed.
4 May 2020
An academic from Queen Mary University of London has authored a report published by the European Commission on immigrant key workers in Europe. It explores the contribution migrant workers are making to keep basic services running in the European Union during the current pandemic.
1 May 2020
Scientists are calling on the public to sign up to a new study which will help identify who is most at risk of contracting COVID-19 and why some people become more ill than others with the disease.
30 April 2020
COVID-19 health workers may require psychological support to deal with witnessing ‘unacceptable’ situations, according to a review co-authored by Queen Mary University of London academics.
28 April 2020
A Queen Mary alumnus has co-founded One Million Meals, a charitable initiative that is delivering free healthy meals to NHS staff, police officers and other frontline workers during the coronavirus crisis.
27 April 2020
Queen Mary University of London has been providing support to the UK Lighthouse Labs Network – the national COVID-19 diagnostic lab network. As well as donating a number of laboratory machines, a team of research staff have been seconded to help test thousands of samples from NHS workers every day.
Dr Neil Dufton, Lecturer in Inflammatory Sciences at Queen Mary’s William Harvey Research Institute, has been volunteering at one of the Lighthouse Labs in Milton Keynes and shares his experiences in this blog post.
21 April 2020
Psychologists from Queen Mary University of London have created a free online resource for mental health services now looking to deliver psychological therapy to children remotely due to the coronavirus pandemic.