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Glioblastoma under microscope with dyes. News story: Research breakthrough could mean better treatment for patients with most deadly form of brain tumour
21 October 2021

Scientists studying the most common and aggressive type of brain tumour in adults have discovered a new way of analysing diseased and healthy cells from the same patient.

The Last Breath Society (Coughing Coffin) performed at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, August 2021, image by Holly Revell. News story: Queen Mary academic wins prestigious Leverhulme Trust research award
20 October 2021

Dr Martin O’Brien from the School of English and Drama has been announced as a winner of the 2021 prize.

Wasafiri New Writing Prize announced News story: Winners of the 2021 Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize announced
19 October 2021

The winners of the Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2020 include authors from the UK, Ireland, and India. 

Queen's building lit up blue News story: Queen Mary supports Tower Hamlets with Covid-19 commemoration ceremony
19 October 2021

Queen Mary University of London held a ceremony in recognition of the local community’s efforts against Covid-19 and to mark the pandemic’s impact.

Health Pioneers event at Queen Mary's Mile End Campus News story: Queen Mary hosts local young people as they tackle health inequality
18 October 2021

Health Pioneers, a charity founded by local doctors and educators, empowers teenagers in East London to boost their own health education - and spread the word

A profile image of Peston Lecture David ‘Danny’ Blanchflower News story: People’s happiness levels show recession is coming, warns renowned economist David Blanchflower
18 October 2021

The wellbeing of the average man or woman on the Mile End Road omnibus – their thoughts, feelings, worries and anxieties – currently suggests an incoming recession in the UK and is the very best indicator around, according to noted economist David ‘Danny’ Blanchflower.

Image of students sitting in front of computes in a lab News story: Queen Mary University of London launches new degree apprenticeships
18 October 2021

Queen Mary University of London has today (Monday 18 October), with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), become the first Russell Group University in London to offer two new degree apprenticeships in IT consultancy and data analytics respectively.

Sustainability week. News story: Queen Mary launches Sustainability Week to boost climate awareness
18 October 2021

Queen Mary University of London is holding a ‘Sustainability Week’ during the week of 18 October, to highlight the risks associated with climate change and other major environmental challenges.

News story: Queen Mary reuniting Stepney Words poets for 50th anniversary event
15 October 2021

Queen Mary University of London professor Nadia Valman and BBC journalist Alan Dein are reuniting Chris Searle – the teacher at the centre of the extraordinary Stepney Words story and subsequent protests across London – with some of the original Stepney Poets. The reunion will mark the significance and legacy of Stepney Words and recognise the continuing radical potential of poetry in east London, as part of the Being Human festival.

General practitioner reassuring a patient. Credit: iStock.com/AJ_WATT News story: Queen Mary study wins ‘Research Paper of the Year’ award
14 October 2021

A study led by Queen Mary University of London has today been announced as the overall winner of the Royal College of General Practitioners Research Paper of the Year award.

Blog: What has happened to western Europe’s centre right?
14 October 2021

Professor Tim Bale from the School of Politics and International Relations has co-written an article for The Conversation analysing western Europe's centre right, looking at recent election results and trends in Germany and other nations.

Queen Mary student learning clinical skills News story: Queen Mary partners with Health Education England to launch new medical degree pilot
12 October 2021

Prospective medical students in England will soon be able to choose to study flexibly thanks to a new pilot scheme launched by Health Education England and delivered by Queen Mary University of London.

Engineer The Story team at recent workshop News story: Queen Mary launch storytelling workshops to inspire engineering students
12 October 2021

Students from Queen Mary University of London’s School of Engineering and Materials Science have been coached by world-class storytellers and creatives as part of an exciting new project.

Queen Mary student in a laboratory News story: Queen Mary partner with industry to train next generation of ‘AI-native’ biological scientists
12 October 2021

Queen Mary University of London are partnering with Exscientia, Merck and Heptares Therapeutics to deliver a new doctoral training programme that will train researchers to apply cutting-edge AI expertise to the discovery and development of new drugs.

News story: Queen Mary researchers launch new project to support rewilding
8 October 2021

Queen Mary University of London researchers have partnered with pioneering lowland rewilding site Knepp Wildland on a project that will help rewilding efforts up and down the country.

News story: Queen Mary academic and author shortlisted for prestigious Goldsmiths Prize
8 October 2021

Dr Isabel Waidner, author and Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing/Performance at Queen Mary University of London, has received the recognition for their novel Sterling Karat Gold.

Modeling contagions and superspreading events through higher-order networks. News story: Mathematical model offers new insights into spread of epidemics
7 October 2021

Mathematical models have been widely used to guide government decisions on the Covid-19 pandemic, from forecasting outcomes to even testing potential interventions.

Traffic light labelling on food packets. Credit: iStock.com. News story: New study supports call for mandatory front-of-pack labelling to improve diets
6 October 2021

A new systematic review and meta-analysis led by researchers from Action on Salt and Sugar based at Queen Mary University of London supports the call for mandatory front-of-pack nutrition labels in directing consumers towards healthier options.

News story: Queen Mary’s stop smoking service expands to Waltham Forest
4 October 2021

Experts from Queen Mary University of London have launched a stop smoking service to deliver advice and support for people in the London Borough of Waltham Forest.

The signing ceremonies at Queen Mary (top) and HUST (below)Queen Mary cements partnership with the Huazhong University of Science and Technology
1 October 2021

Queen Mary University of London has signed a partnership agreement with the Wuhan-based Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) in a move that will create opportunities for collaboration and open doors to students, researchers and staff.

Blog: Keir Starmer’s first conference speech as Labour leader was a serious affair – here’s what you need to know
30 September 2021

Dr Karl Pike, Lecturer in British Politics/Public Policy at Queen Mary University of London has written for the Conversation on Keir Starmer's speech at the Labour Party Conference in Brighton.

Gothic castle News story: Queen Mary researcher translates Marquis de Sade novel into English for the first time
30 September 2021

Dr Will McMorran, a world-leading expert on the Marquis de Sade at Queen Mary University of London has translated the infamous author’s The Marquise de Gange into English for the very first time for Oxford World’s Classics.

Credit: Anthony Hutchings News story: Two new species of large predatory dinosaur discovered on Isle of Wight
28 September 2021

A new study, involving Queen Mary University of London, suggests that bones found on the Isle of Wight belong to two new species of spinosaurid, a group of predatory theropod dinosaurs closely related to the African giant Spinosaurus.

Image of child being measured. Credit: iStock.com. News story: Young children from England’s poorest areas are shorter, according to new Queen Mary study
28 September 2021

Primary school children from England’s most deprived areas are nearly twice as likely to be short than those in the least deprived areas, according to new research led by Queen Mary University of London.

Blog: Labour conference: members aren’t quite tearing chunks out of each other but a distinct air of unease remains
28 September 2021

Professor Tim Bale from Queen Mary's School of Politics and International Relations has written for the Conversation on this year's Labour's Party Conference.

News story: Queen Mary researcher develops new abortion support resource
28 September 2021

Queen Mary University of London researcher Dr Sydney Calkin has developed a new online resource so that people across Europe can safely access abortion services when they are unable to in their own country. It was developed in collaboration with the Abortion Support Network. Countries include Poland, Ireland and Malta – in response to particularly high levels of need in some locations.

News story: Queen Mary researchers help develop nasal spray that prevents Covid-19
27 September 2021

Queen Mary University of London professors Rakesh Uppal and Áine McKnight have been at the centre of a new clinical trial finding that pHOXWELL – a nasal spray developed by biotech company pHOXBIO - reduced SARS-CoV-2 infection by 63 per cent in the group given pHOXWELL compared to the group given the placebo. SARS-CoV-2 is the virus that causes Covid-19.

Nurse taking patient's blood pressure. Credit: iStock.com News story: Queen Mary awarded funding for new Primary Care Research Fellowships
25 September 2021

Queen Mary has received funding for three fellowships in primary care as part of our membership in the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) School for Primary Care Research (SPCR).

News story: Queen Mary student nominated for two AHRC research awards
24 September 2021

Queen Mary University of London PhD candidate Alex Widdowson in the Department of Film Studies has been nominated for both the Best Doctoral or Early Career Film of the Year and Best Animated Film of the Year awards by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

News story: Launch event held for Queen Mary professor’s book on Irish political prisoners
22 September 2021

Professor Seán McConville of Queen Mary University of London appeared alongside Minister James Browne - Minister of State at the Department of Justice – and Professor Eunan O’Halpin of Trinity College Dublin at a launch event in Dublin yesterday evening for Professor McConville’s book Irish Political Prisoners 1960-2000: Braiding Rage and Sorrow.