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Blog: How subtle forms of sexism in financial services led to recent City scandals – what research shows
14 August 2023

Dr Louise Ashley, Associate Professor in the School of Business and Management at Queen Mary University of London has written for The Conversation on how subtle forms of sexism in financial services led to recent City scandals.

Blog: Grenfell: in the words of survivors – new play is an angry demand for accountability
26 July 2023

Dr Maggie Inchley, Reader in Contemporary Theatre and Performance and Director of Schools Engagement (Drama) has written for 'The Conversation' on The National Theatre’s new “verbatim play”, Grenfell: in the words of survivors.

Blog: The Antinomies of "Peaceful" Sanctions
20 July 2023

Dr Eva Nanopoulos, Senior Lecturer in Law has written for the 'The Law and Political Economy (LPE) Project' on the contradictions surrounding the concept and practice of "peaceful sanctions" in international law.

 

Annabel Fabian Roundhouse Poetry Slam Winner 2023 (c) John Williams Blog: Queen Mary Drama graduate wins Roundhouse Poetry Slam 2023
13 July 2023

Queen Mary alumna Annabel Fabian wins Roundhouse Poetry Slam 2023 at renowned spoken word event at the prestigious London venue, Roundhouse in Camden.

Blog: Euclid space mission is set for launch – here’s how it will test alternative theories of gravity
28 June 2023

Dr Tessa Baker, Reader in Cosmology at Queen Mary University of London, has co-written for The Conversation on the European Space Agency’s upcoming Euclid mission.

Blog: Failed Wagner Group coup leaves Putin humiliated and Belarus dictator Lukashenko more secure – for now
27 June 2023

Dr Natalya Chernyshova, Lecturer in Modern European History has written for 'The Conversation' on the Failed Wagner Group coup exposing Putin's lack of control, while Lukashenko of Belarus leveraged the situation to position himself as a savior who prevented a civil war in Russia.

Blog: Ukraine war: Russia’s threat to station nuclear warheads in Belarus – what you need to know
22 June 2023

Dr Natalya Chernyshova, Lecturer in Modern European History has written for 'The Conversation' on Russia’s threat to station nuclear warheads in Belarus.

Blog: Famine: the award-winning documentary banned by Russia for its reminder of a cruel past
19 June 2023

Jeremy Hicks, Professor of Russian Culture and Film in the School of Languages, Linguistics and Film has written for 'The Conversation' on the the award-winning documentary banned by Russia for its reminder of a cruel past.

Blog: The Debt Question Today
19 June 2023

Brigitte Granville, Professor of International Economics and Economic Policy in the School of Business and Management at  Queen Mary University of London has written for 'Project Syndicate' on the relationship between debt distress and climate investment and emphasises the need for innovative approaches to address this issue.

Blog: Does the British Electorate Mind Politicians Doing God?
7 June 2023

Philip Cowley and Alan Wager from the School of Politics at Queen Mary University of London, has written for 'Theos' where they unpack Theos’ data on the public’s views of certain religious beliefs being held by people in office.

Blog: Is it time to rethink social mobility discourse and the meaning of ‘success’?
5 June 2023

We must remember that while social mobility is a valuable goal, it’s not one with which all students are willing or able to conform, say Louise Ashley and William Monteith in 'The Times Education'.

Blog: How losing the next election could shape the Conservatives
31 May 2023

Annihilation in the red wall, an exit for a top leadership contender and a parliamentary party stuffed with southerners and OxbridgersTim Bale, Professor of Politics at Queen Mary University of London, has written for The Conversation on how losing the next election could shape the Conservatives

 

Blog: Opening up medical education means being more open-minded ourselves
25 May 2023

Professor Arunthathi Mahendran, Director for the Institute of Health Sciences Education

Another month, another crisis in the NHS. Faced with acute staffing shortages, the UK government recently announced plans for apprentice doctors, creating a pathway into medicine that doesn’t involve going to university. 

Blog: People say Starmer needs a vision. But rigid visions come back to bite you
22 May 2023

Colm Murphy, Lecturer in British Politics in the School of Politics and International Relations has written for ‘Labour List’ on the the relationship between political ideas and power.

Global review of methane policies - lr Blog: Methane must fall to slow global heating – but only 13% of emissions are actually regulated
19 May 2023

Dr Paul Balcombe and Maria Olczak from Queen Mary University of London have co-written for The Conversation on new research they have conducted into methane emissions and global regulations.

Blog: Teaching excellence and solving global challenges in higher education
19 May 2023

By Stephanie Marshall, Vice Principal (Education), Queen Mary University of London

 

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought about a host of new challenges for universities. But what is interesting, or perhaps frustrating for those within higher education, is that some long-standing, pre-existing hurdles remain.

Blog: Protest and Power in France
10 May 2023

Brigitte Granville, Professor of International Economics and Economic Policy in the School of Business & Management has written for Project Syndicate on the current bout of protests in France and French society’s political alienation and what can be done about it.

Blog: Desert Island Discs appearance for Queen Mary Contemporary British Historian
10 May 2023

Professor Peter Hennessy from the School of History at Queen Mary University of London, recently appeared as a guest on the BBC Radio4 programme, Desert Island Discs. On the show each guest, referred to as a "castaway", is asked to choose eight recordings, a book and a luxury item that they would take if they were to be cast away on a desert island.

Blog: Essex pub dispute: do people really still think golliwogs are ok?
12 April 2023

Tim Bale, Professor of Politics at Queen Mary University of London, has written for The Conversation on public attitudes to golliwogs - following reports that the home secretary reprimanded police for seizing a display of the dolls after they received a hate crime complaint.

Blog: Future-proofing flexible working: Learning lessons from lockdown to help working parents
30 March 2023

Dr Maria Adamson, co-director of Queen Mary's Centre for Research in Equality & Diversity and senior lecturer in the School of Business & Management, has written for advocacy charity Working Families about how Covid lockdowns could make workplaces more welcoming to parents and carers.

Blog: The SNP lost thousands of members under Sturgeon – here’s why that should worry her successor
20 March 2023

Tim Bale, Professor of Politics at Queen Mary University of London, has written for The Conversation on the future of the Scottish National Party.

Blog: The philosophy of Everything, Everywhere, All at Once
15 March 2023

Dr Kiki Tianqi Yu, Senior Lecturer in Film at Queen Mary University of London, has written for The Conversation about the cultural significance of the Oscar-winning blockbuster 'Everything Everywhere All at Once'.

Blog: How ‘ugly’ fruit and vegetables could tackle food waste and solve supermarket supply shortages
7 March 2023

Güven Demirel, Senior Lecturer in Supply Chain Management at Queen Mary University of London, has co-written for The Conversation on how imperfect produce could tackle food waste and solve supermarket supply shortages.

Blog: Managing people for the first time: expert tips on how to succeed
7 March 2023

Dr Elena Doldor, Reader in Organisational Behaviour at Queen Mary University has written for 'The Conversation' on managing people for the first time.

Blog: Options for a Peace Settlement for Ukraine: Energy
3 March 2023

Energy has played a significant role in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, and is likely to play a role in any future peace settlement. Dr Tibisay Morgandi, lecturer in International Energy and Natural Resources Law explains in her newly published paper

Blog: Class and the City of London: my decade of research shows why elitism is endemic and top firms don’t really care
23 February 2023

Louise Ashley, Associate Professor in the School of Business and Management at Queen Mary University of London has written for The Conversation on why elitism is endemic and top firms don’t really care.

Blog: Q&A with Dr David Hone: ‘Dinosaurs are a great gateway into science’  
20 February 2023

Dr David Hone will appear on Dinosaur with Stephen Fry airing this Sunday 26th February on Channel Five. In this Q&A we find out more about the programme and David's career to date. 

Blog: Nicola Sturgeon and Jacinda Ardern – what two shock resignations tell us about good leadership
16 February 2023

Professor Rainbow Murray from Queen Mary's School of Politics and International Relations has written for The Conversation on lessons to learn in the wake of Scotland's and New Zealand's leaders resigning this week.

Blog: A Q&A with Professor Sir Harry Bhadeshia: “I discovered that steel is complicated.”
30 January 2023

Professor Sir Harry Bhadeshia will deliver his inaugural lecture at Queen Mary Presents on 8 February 2023.

 

Blog: Why is interdisciplinary research so often the exception, not the rule?
11 January 2023

When the size of the prize is so great, why is interdisciplinary research so often the exception, not the rule?

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