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News story: Brexit will lead to more EU law for UK’s criminal justice systems, according to new report
19 September 2018

Future EU-UK cooperation on security and criminal justice is dependant on the extent to which the UK complies with key EU law standards according to a new report by a taskforce from Queen Mary’s School of Law and the Centre for European Policy Studies.

News story: Queen Mary University of London appoints a new Director of Research Services
19 September 2018

Queen Mary University of London has appointed a new Director of Research Services. Dr Sharon Ellis, currently Director of International Science and Innovation for the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), will take up the post on 19 November 2018.

The week-long trip involved a visit to Singapore News story: Vice-Principal visits Southeast Asia to strengthen research ties
19 September 2018

A delegation from Queen Mary University of London led by Vice-Principal (International) Professor Colin Grant recently visited Southeast Asia to strengthen collaborations in the region. 

The delegation outside the Royal Courts of Justice News story: Queen Mary welcomes Thai Judiciary for legal training programme
19 September 2018

Queen Mary University of London is helping to strengthen UK-Thai relations after hosting 35 senior Thai judges for a two-week bespoke training programme in UK employment law. 

News story: Study of one million people leads to world’s biggest advance in blood pressure genetics
17 September 2018

Over 500 new gene regions that influence people’s blood pressure have been discovered in the largest global genetic study of blood pressure to date, led by Queen Mary University of London and Imperial College London.

News story: Queen Mary joins London cancer research powerhouse
17 September 2018

The city of London will be transformed into a world leading hub for cancer biotherapeutics research and treatment, with a new £14 million investment from Cancer Research UK, announced today.

News story: Majority of Britons are proud of London as a capital city
17 September 2018

The majority of people in Britain have pride in London as a capital city according to the latest poll conducted for the Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London.

News story: First evidence that soot from polluted air may be reaching placenta
16 September 2018

Evidence of tiny particles of carbon, typically created by burning fossil fuels, has been found in placentas for the first time, in early research involving a small number of people, presented today by researchers from Queen Mary University of London.

News story: Helping to break down taboos around death
14 September 2018

Dr Steven Eastwood from Queen Mary University of London, has directed a bold new film which depicts the final moments of life.

News story: Mini-festival of new music and alternative approaches to musical creativity launches
13 September 2018

Pioneering names in electronic music will come together for a festival that celebrates new approaches to musical creation and creativity, hosted by Queen Mary University of London.

Dr Daniela Nadj calls for a radical rethinking of notions of femininity in armed conflict News story: Female resistance in times of war must be recaptured, new book argues
13 September 2018

Modern-day international criminal tribunals have constructed women in wartime as either helpless victims, mothers or wives of soldiers, according to a new book by a Queen Mary University of London academic. 

Credit Billy Sassi News story: The UK’s first MA Live Art launches at Queen Mary University of London
11 September 2018

The School of English and Drama at Queen Mary University of London is set to launch a brand new MA in Live Art, the first of its kind in the UK.

News story: Mayor of London drops in popularity
10 September 2018

Increasingly fewer Londoners believe that the Mayor of London, Labour’s Sadiq Khan, is doing a good job, according to the latest poll conducted for the Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London.

News story: Queen Mary academic to chair leading medical education organisation
10 September 2018

Professor Sandra Nicholson from Queen Mary University of London has been appointed as the new Chair of the Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME).

News story: Study links widely-used drug azathioprine to skin cancers
10 September 2018

A drug used to treat inflammatory bowel disease and arthritis, and prevent organ rejection in transplant patients, has been identified as an important contributor to skin cancer development, in research by Queen Mary University of London, University of Dundee and the Wellcome Sanger Institute.

Professor Colin Grant, Vice-Principal (International) at Queen Mary and Professor Ng Huck Hui, Executive Director of the A*STAR Graduate Academy and the Genome Institute of Singapore News story: Queen Mary partners with Singapore’s leading research agency
7 September 2018

Queen Mary University of London is deepening its ties with Singapore, one of the world’s most innovative economies, through a new collaboration with its leading research agency – the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). 

Blog: UNRWA and Trump's attempt to erase the Palestinian people
6 September 2018

Neve Gordon, Professor of International Law, wrote an opinion piece for Al Jazeera arguing that by cutting the funding to the United Nations Relief Works and Agency (UNRWA), President Donald Trump wants to eliminate the Palestinians' demand for the right to return.

News story: Improving mental health through community resources
6 September 2018

A new Mental Health Network involving researchers from Queen Mary University of London will help harness community resources to improve mental wellbeing in local communities.

News story: Post-Brexit trade deals should go further to improve labour conditions
5 September 2018

A new study led by Queen Mary University of London and Warwick University has found that current EU trade policy does not sufficiently take account of the structural causes of poor working conditions.

News story: Queen Mary academic recognised for outstanding impact on students
30 August 2018

A leading higher education professional association, Advance HE, has awarded Dr Vicky Jolliffe from Queen Mary University of London a 2018 National Teaching Fellow award.

News story: Goats prefer happy people
29 August 2018

Goats can differentiate between human facial expressions and prefer to interact with happy people, according to a new study led by scientists at Queen Mary University of London.

News story: Blood pressure medications and statins found to provide long-term cardiovascular benefits
26 August 2018

Death rates from heart disease and stroke could be significantly lowered by prescribing statins alongside blood pressure-lowering drugs, according to the results from a clinical trial led by Queen Mary University of London and Imperial College London.

News story: New online tool for clinicians could predict risk of breast cancer returning
24 August 2018

A new, simple web-based calculator that could better predict the long-term risk of breast cancer returning in other areas of the body has today been published online by researchers at Queen Mary University of London.

News story: More work needed to make Irish abortion law fit-for-purpose according to Queen Mary academic
23 August 2018

Women in the Republic of Ireland could still be denied abortions because doctors fear lengthy jail terms or refuse to terminate pregnancies on principle – according to new paper co-authored by Dr Ruth Fletcher from Queen Mary University of London.

Queen Mary and ECUPL have opened a joint research institute News story: Law professor receives highest award for non-Chinese academics
23 August 2018

The Shanghai Commission of Education has awarded Professor Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal from Queen Mary University of London the honorary title of ‘Oriental Scholar’ - the highest standing title for non-Chinese academics.

News story: Epigenetic patterns determine if honeybee larvae become queens or workers
22 August 2018

Scientists at Queen Mary University of London and The Australian National University have unravelled how changes in nutrition in the early development of honeybees can result in vastly different adult characteristics.

News story: Coastal erosion at historic landfill sites: a toxic time bomb?
22 August 2018

In a brand new documentary, The Secret Life of Landfill: A Rubbish History, to be screened on BBC Four on Thursday 23 August at 9pm, Professor Kate Spencer from Queen Mary University of London's School of Geography reveals the growing problem of coastal erosion at historic landfill sites.

News story: Queen Mary appoints Professor Paul Coulthard as new Dean for Dentistry
20 August 2018

Professor Paul Coulthard has been appointed to the post of Dean for Dentistry and Director, Institute of Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London.

News story: Opt-out organ donation register unlikely to increase number of donations
16 August 2018

An opt-out organ donation register is unlikely to increase the number of donations, according to a new study from Queen Mary University of London.

Dr Muy Teck Teh at the China-ASEAN Education Week News story: Academic presents cancer test at major Southeast Asian conference
15 August 2018

A cancer expert from Queen Mary University of London presented his breakthrough oral cancer test at one of China’s largest education exchange conferences last month.

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