Applications to study at Queen Mary University of London are up almost 14 per cent this year, according to the latest statistics released by Ucas.
The extinct flying reptiles, pterosaurs, likely spent little time on water, according to new research from Queen Mary University of London and the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology.
A second year English and European Law undergraduate from Queen Mary University of London reached the final of a competition to find the UK’s best and brightest students.
Researchers at Queen Mary University of London have shown for the first time that the specialised role stem cells go on to perform is controlled by primary cilia –tiny hair-like structures protruding from a cell.
Researchers from Queen Mary University of London are taking part in a major new project looking at how cutting-edge robotics can enable people to participate in public spaces, as a place to meet and share ideas without being there in person.
Technology company, Actual Experience, which works with consumers and business to improve the experience of their IT, has achieved a double success, completing a £4m financing round with one of Europe's largest investment managers and winning another prestigious industry award for innovation.
Children’s charities, parental support organisations, members of the UK’s and US adult industry and major internet service providers (ISPs) have committed to work together to ensure that better measures are introduced to help prevent youngsters being able to access hardcore pornography online.
A nectar-feeding bat that was thought to eat insects in passing has been discovered to target its moving prey with stealth precision, according to new research by a scientist at Queen Mary University of London.
Taking the breast cancer drug anastrozole for five years reduced the chances of post-menopausal women at high risk of breast cancer developing the disease by 53 per cent compared with women who took a placebo, according to a study published in the Lancet today.
3D movies have seen a resurgence in popularity over recent years with the release of Avatar and Gravity, but is this just a passing phase or is the future bright?
A Queen Mary University of London work experience scheme that supports its students and East End charities has been shortlisted in the Guardian University Awards 2014.
Professor Sean Mcconville and Dr Anna Bryson have written a guide book on interviewing. The pair have extensive experience of conducting interviews with people from all walks of life from political offenders to homemakers who have been involved in the Irish Peace Process.
The 10 December is International Human Rights Day, an event first celebrated 65 years ago. In this blog post, Professor of Law, Eric Heinze gives an insightful look into how human 'rights' have progressed over the centuries.
A project spearheaded by a Queen Mary University of London Phd student has been awarded a £1.1m grant to work with refugees, migrants and asylum seekers to learn English and integrate within their new homes.
Researchers from Queen Mary University of London are conducting a study looking to prevent heart attacks through personalised online advice on how to improve your health and lifestyle.
In this new book, Dr Glancy explores the impact and influence that Hollywood films have had in Britain, and the extent to which their American qualities have been regarded as appealing or alienating.
Nelson Mandela, the South African icon of Anti-Apartheid has died aged 95. Here Dr Clive Gabay, lecturer in politics, talks to Sam Philpott about his lasting legacy.
New research from Queen Mary University of London has revealed, for the first time, the molecule αvβ6 (alpha v beta 6) could tell doctors which cases of Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS), a condition where non-invasive cancerous cells are contained within the milk ducts of the breast, are most likely to develop into early ‘invasive’ breast cancer.
Professor Seif Shaheen from Queen Mary University of London will be taking time out from his research as an epidemiologist to venture into the world of politics.
An app created by researchers at Queen Mary University of London, which transforms photographs of drawings into music, has reached the Creative App of the Year shortlist at the Stuff Gadget Awards 2013.
Queen Mary University of London is working to create a new test which helps pinpoint the most effective treatment to tackle the skin condition psoriasis – as part of a world-leading partnership between King’s College London, the University of Manchester, Liverpool University and Newcastle University.
To mark this year’s World AIDS Day (1 December), a leading HIV researcher at Queen Mary University of London will explore whether infection by the virus is a death sentence at a ‘Big Question’ lecture in Whitechapel on Tuesday 10 December.
Former minister for schools and transport The Rt Hon. the Lord Adonis has been appointed as Visiting Professor to Queen Mary University of London.
A new research centre, which will explore the interaction between an individual's mind and the modern social world, will be officially launched at a conference at Queen Mary University of London on 28 November 2013.
The Man, the Myth: Professor Mark White assesses the Kennedy legacy on the 50th anniversary of his death.
A new technique that allows curved surfaces to appear flat to electromagnetic waves has been developed by scientists at Queen Mary University of London. The discovery could hail a step-change in how antennas are tailored to each platform, which could be useful to a number of industries that rely on high performance antennas for reliable and efficient wireless communications.
Research from Queen Mary University of London reveals positive aspects of working life – such as high levels of control at work, good support from supervisors and colleagues, and feeling cared for – support higher levels of wellbeing among Britain’s workers.
Ian Walden, Professor of Information and Communications Law at Queen Mary University of London, has been appointed to a new group set up by the European Commission (EC) to boost consumer trust in cloud computing.
As BBC 1’s Ripper Street keeps audiences hooked and
paid tours sell out across the city, Queen Mary University of London has brought some 300 years of colourful East End history to life through a free smartphone tour app.
The School of History is pleased to announce that the eminent historian, Professor Sir C.A. Bayly, will be joining the department in September 2014.
New research from Queen Mary University of London shows released prisoners with schizophrenia are three times more likely to be violent than other prisoners, but only if they receive no treatment or follow-up support from mental health services.
Contrary to the public perception of corporate ‘fat cats’, multinationals at Canary Wharf have embraced a culture of social responsibility, investing heavily in east London community projects since moving to the Docklands 20 years ago, finds a new study from Queen Mary University of London.
A Queen Mary University of London student has received a scholarship from the Lord Mayor of London, under a pioneering programme aimed at helping students through university in the capital.
The first in a five-year series of events to run at Queen Mary University of London in commemoration of the centenary of World War One will be hosted from 14-15 November.
Playing pop and rock music improves the performance of solar cells, according to new research from scientists at Queen Mary University of London and Imperial College London.
A new free legal advice service has been launched for east London digital companies by Queen Mary University of London as part of National Pro Bono Week. (4-8 Nov).
Research Libraries UK (RLUK) – which represents 34 of the leading research libraries in the UK and Ireland – has welcomed Queen Mary University of London as its latest member.
Biochemistry lecturer Dr Mark Roberts will fight fierce competition from the world of infection research, as he aims to become the next Queen Mary University of London winner of popular science competition I’m a Scientist, Get Me Out of Here!
Several of the world’s most renowned trauma teams, including Queen Mary University of London in partnership with The Royal London Hospital, are embarking on an extensive five-year project to investigate abnormal bleeding in trauma patients.
New research from Professor Jane Wills of Queen Mary University of London has found that in the two years since the Living Wage Foundation launched they have won the living wage for 23,000 workers, and put £49m into the pockets of low-income families.
Centre of the Cell at Queen Mary University of London - the first science education centre in the world to be located within working biomedical laboratories - has teamed up with a top London tour guide to host an evening walking tour celebrating the East End’s medical history.
A Bangladeshi interpretation of Alice in Wonderland and a new take on an Oscar Wilde classic are among the performances and events to be held at Queen Mary University of London, as it contributes to ‘A Season of Bangla Drama’ for the first time.
Queen Mary University of London and Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) have signed a new agreement to promote women’s higher education in Pakistan, through joint activities and programmes in the fields of Linguistics and English Language Teaching.
Starving cancer cells of a key amino acid slows down their ability to grow and multiply, according to new research from Queen Mary University of London, announced today at the World Conference on Lung Cancer.
Speaking to the Mile End Group at Queen Mary University of London this morning (Monday 28 October), former Prime Minister Tony Blair spoke of the need for governments to modernise and adapt to a rapidly changing world.
Queen Mary law academic, Dr Maksymilian Del Mar has been awarded a prestigious legal fellowship.
In her new book Professor Brigitte Granville warns governments not to think of inflation as yesterday’s problem. Present unsustainable levels of public debt could end up leading to high inflation – especially in the Eurozone.
A conference to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of the controversial Victorian author Arthur Morrison is being held at Queen Mary University of London on 2 November 2013.
British stardom is on the ascendency with many actors gaining critical acclaim starring in hit US television series and Hollywood blockbusters.
Maria Delgado, a Professor of Theatre & Screen Arts in the School of English and Drama at Queen Mary, has been recognised with not one but two prestigious international awards.
A panel of distinguished practitioners, including Robert Greer who founded the first investable commodity index and Robert Engle, a leading US finance expert and the joint winner of the 2003 Nobel Laureate prize in Economics, will be guest speakers at the UK’s most prominent commodity market conference to be held next month.
New research led by Queen Mary University of London reveals offering modest financial incentives to patients with psychotic disorders is an effective method for improving adherence to antipsychotic treatment.
A Queen Mary University of London historian is among a group of UK researchers chosen to join a BBC project telling the forgotten personal stories of the First World War.
Queen Mary University of London is set to host an international conference for women interested in using open technologies in digital arts, social innovation and creative industries.
A new method of imaging cells is allowing scientists to see tiny structures inside the ‘control centre’ of the cell for the first time.
Scientists from Queen Mary University of London welcome the announcement and congratulate Peter Higgs and François Englert, who have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2013 for the theory of how particles acquire mass.
Exposure to high levels of aircraft noise is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, find two studies published on bmj.com today, accompanied by an editorial by Queen Mary University of London’s Professor Stephen Stansfeld.
A Queen Mary University of London alumnus has received funding for his fledgling tagging marketing business venture in a new government-backed scheme chaired by the former Dragon’s Den investor James Caan.
A series of thought-provoking plays, aimed at raising the awareness of the controversial issue of human abuses carried out by international businesses working in developing countries, will be premiered across the UK.
A student from Queen Mary University of London’s Design and Innovation programme has won a prize of £3,000 at the annual Innovation Hothouse competition, which showcases the very best in final year student design projects.
A unique housing scheme set up by students at Queen Mary University of London’s medical school, to provide student accommodation in east London alongside senior citizens in need of support, celebrated its 25th anniversary this week.
The school of medicine and dentistry at Queen Mary University of London is 8th in the UK and 57th in the world, according to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2013-14, which were published today.
Queen Mary University of London has been named among the top universities in the world in the influential Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-14, after rising more than 30 places in one year to 114th position.
Vicious vampires, microscopic monsters, deadly diseases and an interactive trauma show come to Centre of the Cell, Queen Mary University of London’s science education ‘Pod’ in Whitechapel, this half-term.
Risk assessment tools used to predict prisoner re-offending are no more accurate than tossing a coin when it comes to psychopaths, according to new research from Queen Mary University of London.
Tim Bale, a professor in politics, ponders whether party conferences are still relevant today.
Unique DNA markings on certain genes may “predict” the risk of developing head and neck cancer, according to new research led by Queen Mary University of London.
Queen Mary University of London is the only university in the capital to host ‘Coffee House Sessions’ – an exclusive new tour of 40 Students’ Union cafes by the UK’s top young musical talent.
Queen Mary’s School of Biological and Chemical Sciences (SBCS) is the recipient of the University’s first ever Silver level award in the latest round of the Athena SWAN Charter awards, which recognises excellence in recruiting and progressing women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).
Language communication problems in the aviation industry are to be studied by linguists at Queen Mary University of London in a project initiated and led by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).
Music software company, MixGenius, which uses research developed at Queen Mary University of London, has secured 1.5million Canadian dollars1 to accelerate its capacity to support musicians to achieve professional sound quality without using a sound engineer.
A talk at the National Portrait Gallery on Elizabeth I’s image as the Virgin Queen, a guided walk through a famous Shoreditch slum and a computing magic show at Somerset House are some of the fascinating events featuring academics from Queen Mary University of London in this autumn’s Inside Out Festival.
A Queen Mary University of London academic and leading researcher in socio-cultural influences, health inequalities and public mental health has been appointed Editor of the British Journal of Psychiatry (BJP) – one of the world’s most respected medical journals.
Economics, Law, Drama and Dentistry at Queen Mary University of London are among the subjects ranked in the UK Top 10, according to The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014.
Actors Amanda Redman MBE and Alun Armstrong made a guest appearance at Queen Mary University of London on Friday 20 September, as part of an awareness raising campaign to encourage people to check their blood pressure – one of the early warning signs of a potential stroke or heart attack.
A new exhibition developed by the Geffrye Museum in collaboration with Queen Mary University of London researchers, explores the hidden histories of home, and how people imagine and engage with the lives of those who lived in their homes before them.
A new technique that allows scientists to measure the electrical activity in the communication junctions of the nervous systems has been developed by a researcher at Queen Mary University of London.
Three Queen Mary University of London academics have been admitted to the UK’s national body for social scientists, in recognition of their distinguished contribution to the field.
An innovative dental hygiene and therapy course at Queen Mary University of London, which changed the shape of training across the UK, celebrates its 30th anniversary this month.
A respected league table of the world’s universities has placed Queen Mary University of London in the UK Top 20 and in 115th position globally – up 32 places from 2012.
Electronic cigarettes are as effective as nicotine patches in helping smokers quit the habit, a study involving more than 650 smokers has found.
A nanoparticle shaped like a spiky ball, with magnetic properties, has been uncovered in a new method of synthesising carbon nanotubes by physicists at Queen Mary University of London and the University of Kent.
One baby in every 46 was born with a congenital anomaly in 2011 according to the third annual report by the British Isles Network of Congenital Anomaly Registers (BINOCAR), released today (Friday 6 September 2013).
A public screening programme led by a Queen Mary University of London researcher, which found people living with a 1,500-year-old genetic mutation connected to extreme growth, has been shortlisted for Research Project of the Year at the prestigious Times Higher Education Awards 2013.
The evolution of similar traits in different species, a process known as convergent evolution, is widespread not only at the physical level, but also at the genetic level, according to new research led by scientists at Queen Mary University of London and published in Nature this week.
A precisely designed macromolecule that mimics the binding of HIV to immune system cells could be used to stop the virus from physically entering the body, according to a new study led by a materials scientist at Queen Mary University of London.
A preventive procedure for heart attack patients reduces the risk of future serious or fatal cardiac problems by 65 per cent, finds a multicentre study coordinated by researchers from the Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, at Queen Mary University of London.
Get your dancing shoes and step back in time to the sounds of the roaring '20s, '30s and '40s at a tea dance at the People’s Palace, Queen Mary University of London.
From September 2013, students at Queen Mary University of London will have access to state-of-the-art sports facilities at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, just 10 minutes by tube from the university’s Mile End campus.
A Queen Mary University of London scientist has teamed up with an artist to create a physics-inspired subterranean art installation in a Victorian ice well.
A historian at Queen Mary University of London has provided expert commentary on a DVD to accompanying a new TV comedy set during World War One.
Certain types of video games can help to train the brain to become more agile and improve strategic thinking, according to scientists from Queen Mary University of London and University College London (UCL).
Britain’s first female serial killer and a grim trade in the teeth of corpses are among the macabre topics in the Autumn seminar series at Barts Pathology Museum, part of Queen Mary University of London.
The first book on controversial performance artist Ron Athey, penned by a drama lecturer at Queen Mary University of London, will launch at the Tate Modern in September.
Queen Mary University of London continues to rank in the UK top 30 and the top one per cent of universities world-wide, according to the 2013 Academic Ranking of World Universities.
Around 20 undergraduate students and four academics from across Queen Mary University of London were among an international group invited to spend three weeks at Sichuan University, which is ranked in the top ten in China.
Scientists from Queen Mary University of London have developed a robot to perform stand-up comedy to test what makes audiences laugh.
Student satisfaction is higher at Queen Mary University of London than at any other big university in the capital for the second year running, according to the latest results of a nationwide survey of final-year undergraduates.
Queen Mary University of London is part of a medical research collaboration that has been awarded £9 million of Government funding to address public health challenges in the south-east.
A new poll of grassroots Tories has revealed that if David Cameron loses the 2015 election, the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson has a clear head start in the race to replace him.
Scientists have identified a molecule that enables starfish to carry out one of the most remarkable forms of feeding in the natural world.
Scientists in London are looking for individuals to take part in a new “e-health” trial which aims to see if computer technologies – such as the internet and emails – can help to reduce people’s chance of suffering a heart attack or stroke.
Omega-3 fatty acids, contained in oily fish such as salmon and trout, selectively inhibit growth and induce cell death in early and late-stage oral and skin cancers, according to new research from scientists at Queen Mary, University of London.
A digital media lecturer at Queen Mary, University of London is raising money through the crowd-funding site Kickstarter to manufacture new touch sensors for piano-style keyboards that allow players to transform the sounds of the notes.
Scientists studying an aggressive form of leukaemia have discovered that rather than displacing healthy stem cells in the bone marrow as previously believed, the cancer is putting them to sleep to prevent them forming new blood cells.
Professor Gareth Stedman Jones of the School of History, Queen Mary, University of London, has been elected to the Fellowship of the British Academy.
New research from Queen Mary, University of London suggests that a protein found predominantly in healthy cartilage, a type of tissue that allows the smooth movement of joints, could hold the key to treating osteoarthritis.
Dozens of start-up businesses in east London are being offered graduate-level intern support, thanks to a new £120,000 student work placement scheme run by Queen Mary, University of London.
The term Cockney is now irrelevant to many people who live in the innermost suburbs of the east end of London, according to a linguistic expert.
Plans to regulate electronic cigarettes as medical devices could jeopardise enormous potential benefits to public health, warns a leading smoking cessation specialist from Queen Mary, University of London.
Physicists have confirmed the surprising behaviour of one of nature’s most unusual particles called neutrinos, which are thought to play a fundamental role in the formation of the universe.
A Queen Mary, University of London graduate who helped discover the Higgs boson – the elementary particle believed to be one of the building blocks of the universe – received an honorary doctorate during the university’s Summer Graduation Ceremonies this week.
Queen Mary, University of London is keeping the Olympic and Paralympic legacy alive with the launch of a support programme for Tower Hamlets’ most talented young athletes.
A new smartphone app that will enable men to last longer in the bedroom by tackling premature ejaculation during sex has been created by QApps, Queen Mary, University of London’s app store.
A Brazilian MP visited Queen Mary, University of London on a fact-finding trip to hear from current students on the Science without Borders programme, a new scholarship initiative launched by the Brazilian Government last year.
Researchers have identified a genetic cause of severe obesity that, though rare, raises new questions about weight gain and energy use in obese individuals.
A poll of grassroots Tory members has revealed that two-thirds would have preferred David Cameron to have opted for a minority government or to have called an immediate second general election rather than team up with Nick Clegg to form the coalition that has governed Britain since May 2010.
The universal appeal of magic tricks, myths and mysteries are being harnessed to help school children across Europe develop a passion for science in a new project coordinated by Queen Mary, University of London.
Ruth Mackenzie CBE, mastermind of the Cultural Olympiad for the London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games, has received an honorary fellowship from Queen Mary, University of London.
A floating cinema will dock on the Regent’s Canal by Queen Mary, University of London this week, as it gets ready to host a summer film festival celebrating the capital city’s ‘extra-ordinary’ unsung heroes, buildings and neighbourhoods.
An internationally renowned Shakespeare scholar has been appointed as Academic Director of a new research collaboration dedicated to the playwright’s world-wide impact.
Queen Mary, University of London staff and students would like to congratulate all new graduates as they receive their degree certificates at Graduation Ceremonies. More than 2,700 students will be graduating from Queen Mary in the sunshine on the Mile End campus this week.
Young men who are gang members suffer unprecedented levels of psychiatric illness, placing a heavy burden on mental health services, according to new research led by Queen Mary, University of London.
Researchers at Queen Mary, University of London are working with patients to encourage different generations to learn together about the world of clinical trials.
From monks to prisoners, exiles to slaves, medieval chants and gangster rap - the Old Testament Book of Psalms has offered comfort and inspiration to writers and musicians around the world, through the centuries and across religious divides.
Anatomical art by figurative painter Geoffrey Harrison will be displayed this August at Barts Pathology Museum, among the medical specimens that inspired his work.
A PhD student from the Media and Arts Technology Programme at Queen Mary, University of London has created a series of talking plants to help educate local people about the flora around them.
Information and communications law expert, Professor Ian Walden of Queen Mary, University of London was interviewed by Social Europe Journal about the legal issues surrounding the recent alleged spying activities of the NSA and GCHQ.
Professor Mark Caulfield, Director of the William Harvey Research Institute at Queen Mary, University of London, has been named as the Chief Scientist of Genomics England – the company launched by the government today to drive forward the introduction of high-tech DNA mapping.
The immune response to the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB) varies between patients of different ethnic origin, raising important implications for the development of tests to diagnose and monitor treatment for the disease, according to new research published today in the journal PLOS Pathogens.
Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London are part of a national study seeking to establish the most significant reservoirs of an antibiotic resistant bacteria known as ESBL-positive E.coli that cause human and animal disease.
Scientists have identified the genetic cause of a rare skin condition that causes the hands and feet to turn white and spongy when exposed to water.
Tower Hamlets Council has launched a new scheme to help young people with the cost of attending university. Under the Mayor’s Higher Education Award, 400 students will receive grants totalling £1,500 each.
Scientists from Queen Mary, University of London will be asking visitors at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition to perform a simple computer task to test their impulsivity as part of the exhibit ‘Are you more impulsive than a fish?'.
The first graduation ceremony of 2013 for students at Queen Mary, University of London took place in China on Thursday 27 June.
Engineers from Queen Mary, University of London have developed the world’s most precise computer simulation of how red blood cells might travel around the body to help doctors treat people with serious circulatory problems.
Two Queen Mary, University of London academics are involved in one of the UK’s largest festivals dedicated to history this week.
Thirty dancers, choreographers and performance academics from China, Taiwan and the UK will join creative forces in London next month to produce nine new experimental dances.
Hundreds of local school children found out how caffeinated drinks affect the heartbeat of a flea at the third annual Barts and Queen Mary Science Festival on Tuesday 25 June.
Researchers at Queen Mary, University of London have received the materials science Venture Prize for developing a new degradable particle which could bring toothache relief to millions.
The Bank of England has come under storm for featuring too few women on its banknotes. Why not abandon the Great Britons approach altogether, argues Dr Helen McCarthy, lecturer in history.
Language undergraduates at Queen Mary, University of London, have been given the rare opportunity of getting their creative writing published in both English and Spanish.
Our understanding of major events, such as a future economic crisis could be much improved if politicians and policymakers thought in terms of uncertainty rather than risk when implementing public policy interventions, cognitive psychologists argue.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev Justin Welby was the keynote speaker at a unique summit of over 100 national leaders from Britain’s civil society institutions hosted by Queen Mary, University of London on Wednesday 19 June 2013.
Two students from Queen Mary, University of London will jump behind the wheel for the first stages of a non-stop driving challenge across the length of Britain in a bid to be crowned the nation’s most economical driver.
Salt levels in UK bread have fallen by an average of 20 per cent over the last 10 years, according to new research from Queen Mary, University of London.
Testing women for the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) first, instead of the traditional cervical screening test to detect abnormal cells in the cervix, could prevent around 600 cases of cervical cancer a year in England according to new research from Queen Mary, University of London.
The experiences of former schoolteachers and students who lived through the worst years of the Northern Ireland conflict are explored in a short film created as part of a unique project on the peace process.
A unique child-led study by Queen Mary, University of London has challenged the common perception that children fear a trip to the dentist. The research shows that even the most anxious child can cope well with their feelings if they are treated with honesty.
Names can provide a clue to a person’s background, and with certain names come certain preconceptions. But could a parent’s choice of name for their child be influenced by evolution? Scientists from Queen Mary, University of London analysed the most popular baby names from the last decade to decode the link between the sounds in a name and the sex, in a new paper published in the journal PLOS ONE today (Wednesday 5 June).
They may appear to be a sweet treat, but a new study from researchers at Queen Mary, University of London, has revealed the high level of salt in many biscuits.
Six speakers take the microphone at Barts Pathology Museum – part of Queen Mary, University of London - on Tuesday 25 June to share touching, absurd, and funny personal stories about the science that has changed their lives.
A new ‘Life Skills Programme’ supported by J.P. Morgan and co-ordinated by leading charity the National Children’s Bureau, Queen Mary, University of London and the University of Roehampton, will tap into the enthusiasm of students who are the first in their family to attend university, and bring them together with young people in their neighbouring communities.
Billions of people across the globe are suffering from major untreated dental problems, according to a new report led by Professor Wagner Marcenes of Queen Mary, University of London, published in the Journal of Dental Research.
Using cutting edge 3D digital scanning technology - the 700-year-old Mappa Mundi - the world’s largest surviving medieval map will be brought to life by a historian from Queen Mary, University of London at the Hay Festival on Saturday, 1 June 2013.
Students and staff at Queen Mary, University of London have been rewarded for their innovative engagement and enterprise activities, events and inventions – from start-up tech companies and charity projects with the elderly to a website celebrating the beauty of maths.
Students at Queen Mary, University of London have the chance to solve problems in healthcare and win £1,000 by using their creative ideas and entrepreneurial skills in a new technology competition.
School children at Bigland Green Primary School in Tower Hamlets have been inspired to live heart-healthier lifestyles thanks to Queen Mary, University of London and a grant from national charity, Heart Research UK.
An award-winning play about the Latin American migrant community, which was inspired by research from an academic at Queen Mary, University of London, is currently being premiered in London at the Southwark Playhouse.
A delegation of around of more than 30 global tech businesses visited the state of the art media technology facilities at Mile End Campus on Tuesday 21 May, as part of this year’s Digital Shoreditch Festival.
People in London and the south east will see improvements in their healthcare, after an NHS England announcement that medical research will be fast-tracked to frontline NHS services.
Cabinet Secretaries who served from the time of Thatcher to Cameron will be giving a unique insight into their time in office in a series of films produced by Queen Mary, University of London in partnership with Number 10.
Researchers from Queen Mary, University of London have led the largest sequencing study of human disease to date, investigating the genetic basis of six autoimmune diseases.
The School of Economics and Finance at Queen Mary, University of London has signed an agreement with the largest and most widely respected professional body for those who work in the securities and investment industry in the UK recognising the university as a centre of excellence in the field of Financial Services.
Two medical students from Queen Mary, University of London have recently been appointed to the national committee of Medsin, a student network and registered charity tackling global and local health inequalities through education, advocacy and community action.
Philosopher Jules Evans from Queen Mary, University of London is among 10 UK academics to win the title of BBC Radio 3 New Generation Thinker 2013 and turn their groundbreaking ideas into top broadcasting.
Award-winning medical journalist Sandra Hempel is to speak on the use of arsenic in murder, at Barts Pathology Museum on Tuesday 18 June.
Pioneering X-ray technology is making it possible to read fragile rolled-up historical documents for the first time in centuries.
A new creative app from researchers at Queen Mary, University of London puts the fun into computer programming by transforming photographs of real drawings into music.
Queen Mary, University of London threw open its chemistry laboratory-doors for a day of hands-on fun activities for the Salters' Festival of Chemistry on Wednesday 15 May.
Queen Mary will be one of the few institutions in London to offer a new degree programme that has been designed with the help of some of the world’s leading employers.
A leading expert in noise and health from Queen Mary, University of London, has been appointed to an advisory panel set up to help assess options for increasing the UK’s aviation capacity.
Queen Mary, University of London has been selected to host the next Science on Stage conference in 2015. This conference brings together inspirational science teachers from across Europe and Canada to share best teaching practice and make international links.
Leading asthma researchers at Queen Mary, University of London will ask “do we need to worry about air pollution?” at a free debate taking place at Whitechapel’s Centre of the Cell on Thursday 23 May.
A trial led by researchers at Queen Mary University of London into a new device to control blood pressure could transform the lives of people across the world.
A highly-regarded global analysis of almost 3,000 universities ranks 19 subjects taught at Queen Mary, University of London as among the world’s best.
A Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation visited Queen Mary, University of London’s Whitechapel campus on Wednesday 1 May, on a tour of east London’s expanding technology innovation hubs.
How the British Left deals with Jewish and Muslim difference is the latest subject up for debate in a lecture by Dr Brian Klug of the University of Oxford.
A rare collection of 48 natural history films spanning over 100 years of cinema will be shown at the first Screening Nature Film Festival hosted by Queen Mary, University of London and the Whitechapel Gallery from 18-19 May 2013.
Exercise is not effective in reducing the burden of depression among elderly care home residents, according to new research led by Queen Mary, University of London and the University of Warwick.
It’s been 200 years since Jane Austen's most famous novel Pride and Prejudice was published – it has since gone on to charm generations of readers through several TV and film adaptations.
A Lecturer in Romanticism at Queen Mary, University of London is taking part in the world's largest philosophy festival later this month.
Mathematicians from Queen Mary, University of London will bring researchers one-step closer to understanding how the structure of the brain relates to its function in two recently published studies.
Digital Music experts at Queen Mary, University of London have joined forces with the world-renowned London Chamber Orchestra (LCO) for a concert merging contemporary and classical music with science and technology.
Tamoxifen and three similar drugs reduce breast cancer incidence by 38 per cent in women at an increased risk of the disease according to a new study led by Queen Mary, University of London, published today in The Lancet.
Queen Mary, University of London’s partner school, St Paul’s Way Trust in Tower Hamlets, has been described as ‘outstanding’ in all four criteria in its 2013 Ofsted inspection, just months after it was named one of the most improved schools in the UK.
Researchers from Queen Mary, University of London and the University of Bath have found that people who are congenitally blind have more accurate memories than those who are sighted.
A Queen Mary PhD student has received an international research award for her work on Tourette’s syndrome.
Maria Delgado, Drama Professor at Queen Mary University of London, has reviewed the new Pedro Almodóvar comedy film I’m So Excited’ for the Sight & Sound magazine (May 2013).
Drama at Queen Mary, University of London, has been rated top in the UK in the latest Complete University Guide subject league tables, receiving an overall score of 100/100.
Leading research institutions and hospitals across London, including Queen Mary, University of London, have united to transform lung cancer care with plans to invite patients over a population of six million into a pioneering new programme of clinical trials.
Scientists from Queen Mary, University of London are part of the team to discover the first evidence of small meteoroids, ranging from a centimetre to several metres in size, breaking into streams of rubble and crashing into Saturn's rings.
More than 100 children from Tower Hamlets primary schools attended a safety day run by undergraduate medical and dental students at Queen Mary, University of London this week (24 April).
On Monday April 29 Queen Mary, University of London’s Professor Jerry Brotton will be presenting a television documentary on BBC Northern Ireland called ‘Mapping Ulster’.
Barts Pathology Museum at Queen Mary, University of London hosts its first event for children on Saturday 18 May, with popular author Andrew Lane discussing his new novel.
Queen Mary, University of London has been named as the best university in London for student experience, according to a survey by the UK’s leading higher education magazine, published on Thursday 25 April.
Students and staff from across Queen Mary took part in the London Marathon on Sunday 21 March, raising thousands of pounds for good causes.
Animal sanctuaries can play an important role in rehabilitating goats and other animals that have suffered from neglect, according to scientists at Queen Mary, University of London.
A conference on 18 April hosted by Queen Mary, University of London brought together senior politicians, academics and political thinkers, including Ed Miliband’s manifesto chief Jon Cruddas and Labour peers Maurice Glasman and Stewart Wood, to debate “The Politics of One Nation Labour”.
An increase in international disputes means the number of businesses hiring in-house specialist arbitration lawyers is set to rise according to a new report by Queen Mary, University of London and PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
Researchers from Queen Mary, University of London have been awarded a €2.43million grant from the European Research Council (ERC) for a project which aims to revolutionise the field of cancer cell research by using bioengineering techniques to grow the first complex 3-dimensional human ‘tumour microenvironment’ in the laboratory.
Energy and Natural Resources is one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy and as it continues to grow so too does the need for qualified lawyers in the UK and abroad to work in the area.
The continuing worldwide economic crisis and austerity measures have raised concerns about the impact of economic conditions on public health.
Election manifesto chief Jon Cruddas MP, will be debating Ed Miliband’s One Nation initiative at a conference hosted by Queen Mary, University of London.
Eating vegetables rich in nitrates – such as leafy greens and beetroot – can lower blood pressure in patients with high blood pressure, new research from scientists at Queen Mary, University of London has shown.
Film critic, author and QM Professor of Theatre and Screen, Maria Delgado is one of the leading players promoting the work or some of Argentina’s most exciting new directors and musicians at the 2nd Argentine Film Festival London.
People often think that other people are staring at them even when they are not, vision scientists have found.
Newborn babies’ immune system development and levels of vitamin D have been found to vary according to their month of birth, according to new research.
Noting her extraordinary impact and disputed legacy, Professor Tim Bale reflects on the positives and negatives of Margaret Thatcher’s career following her death on 8th April.
A modest reduction in salt intake for four or more weeks leads to a significant fall in blood pressure, according to research led by Queen Mary, University of London.
Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London and the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), have discovered why bees copy each other when looking for nectar – and the answer is remarkably simple.
Queen Mary, University of London has launched a public appeal to expand its award-winning science education centre at Whitechapel.
The UK’s Chief Medical Officer formally opened the Newham-based Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry as a World Health Organisation (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Mental Health Services Development on Monday 25 March.
Twenty-six final year geography undergraduates at Queen Mary, University of London headed to Mumbai to explore the geographical diversity of people’s lives in 21st century India.
Three economics and finance programmes at Queen Mary, University of London have been given industry accreditation by the UK’s leading association for investment professionals.
A dental student from Queen Mary, University of London has taken first prize in a national competition, winning a trip to New Orleans and £10,000 for the Institute of Dentistry.
One of Labour’s rising stars, Stella Creasy MP recently joined Geography students from Queen Mary, University of London to debate the UK’s current credit and debt crisis.
From its days as a pioneering philanthropic project in the Victorian East End, through multiple mergers, groundbreaking scientific discoveries and massive expansion, the history of Queen Mary, University of London is chronicled in a new book.
A new smartphone app from researchers at Queen Mary, University of London will lend a helping a hand to all aspiring DJs and musicians by letting anyone create their own musical mash-ups with the aid of some talented artificial intelligence.
A legal advice centre at Queen Mary, University of London, was a double runner-up in two categories at the annual Attorney General Student Pro Bono Awards.
Academics from Queen Mary, University of London, have been delivering medical education training in Ethiopia as part of the country’s drive to increase the number of doctors.
Queen Mary scientists will contribute to finding new ways to protect our online security through the latest cyber research institute launched today (Thursday 21 March).
‘Poverty czar’ and Labour politician, the Rt Hon Frank Field MP, will argue that austerity offers unprecedented opportunities to change the welfare system, at the Beveridge Lecture at Queen Mary, University of London on 27 March, 2013.
Jo Martin, Professor of Pathology at Queen Mary, University of London, has been appointed by NHS Medical Director Professor Sir Bruce Keogh as the new National Clinical Director of Pathology for the NHS Commissioning Board.
Comment piece by Professor Wayne Parsons on the new Pope's choice of name.
As I heard the name of Francis announced last Wednesday night I felt, like many Catholics, I am sure, elated and deeply moved by the choice of the name of one of our most beloved saints, St. Francis of Assisi. The image that came into my mind was the famous picture by Giotto of St. Francis being told by Christ in the church of San Damiano to ‘repair my Church because it is falling into ruin’. Francis (the first) has, like his namesake, now taken on the job of ‘God’s bricklayer’.
A series of masterclasses, co-run by Queen Mary, University of London and the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) as part of a joint educational and artistic exchange between Brazil and the UK to celebrate the legacy of the iconic playwright, have been held in the city of Salvador.
The Carnival of Lost Emotions rolled in to Barts Pathology Museum – part of Queen Mary, University of London – on Wednesday 13 March for a time-travelling journey through the dark world of long-forgotten and obsolete human feelings.
With its unprecedented access to top mandarins, industry leaders and politicians, and sustained business sponsorship, the Mile End Group - Queen Mary, University of London’s forum for political debate - has been held up by a leading policy thinktank as an example of a future model for UK universities.
Today is the 30th annual No Smoking Day when hundreds of thousands of smokers are expected to try and quit for good.
Speaking multiple languages looks great on your CV, but researchers at Queen Mary, University of London have found that immigrant families in the capital struggle to retain their minority languages, partly as a result of negative perceptions of raising children to speak anything other than English.
Three scientists from Queen Mary, University of London, have received grants totalling £540,000 from the Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund (PCRF) to carry out ground-breaking research to improve the prognosis of the disease.
Meals at high street and celebrity chef chain restaurants have been shown to contain high levels of salt which would warrant a red traffic light label in a supermarket, according to research published today to launch National Salt Awareness Week 2013 (11-17 March).
An independent panel of experts, including an academic from Queen Mary, University of London, which was tasked by the government to make recommendations regarding drugs and driving, has published its report.
Earlier this week the iconic Venezuela leader President Hugo Chavez died aged 58, after 14 years in power. Professor James Dunkerley, an expert in Latin American politics and modern history, discusses the man, his career and how he may be remembered.
A researcher at Queen Mary, University of London wants to produce a documentary chronicling the gruesome horrors of pre-anaesthetic surgery and the history of anatomical collections, and is crowd-sourcing to raise funding for it.
COMMENT BY JULIE HÖRNLE
Last week (1 March 2013) it was reported that Internet piracy had been handed a blow after three file sharing sites were facing the chop under a quick fire order from the High Court.
Famous works by Beethoven and Britten will be played by the London Chamber Orchestra on Wednesday 20 March, in a concert marking the official re-opening of the People’s Palace at Queen Mary, University of London.
Popular scientist, broadcaster and alumnus Professor Marcus du Sautoy OBE will explore the hidden mathematical ideas that underpin art, dance and music, in a lecture at Queen Mary, University of London on Wednesday 27 March.
Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT) has been ranked first in China for Information and Communications Engineering by the Chinese Ministry of Education, which assessed over 70 universities offering subjects in that field.
Obsessively playing Angry Birds on your phone or watching cult films on loop is 'barmy' behaviour that can actually lead to a happy life according to British psychoanalyst Donald Winnicott whose work is the subject of a new book edited by a film studies expert at Queen Mary, University of London.
Tariq Ali, the internationally renowned author, filmmaker and cultural commentator will be providing a thought-provoking reappraisal of Islamic history in Europe at a public lecture at Queen Mary on 6 March.
Leading scientists from the UK and China gathered at Queen Mary, University of London last week to find ways of tackling climate change by producing clean energy.
Justice "Albie" Sachs, who was appointed judge to the Constitutional Court of South Africa by Nelson Mandela, will speak about his career as a human rights activist when he delivers the inaugural lecture of the UK's first Human Rights Collegium led by Queen Mary, University of London.
Professor Geraldine Van Bueren and Professor David Ormerod were among eight legal professionals to be appointed to the role of honorary Queen’s Counsel (QC) in recognition of their contribution to the law outside of the courtroom.
Her Majesty The Queen today officially opened the £3m National Centre for Bowel Research and Surgical Innovation (NCBRSI) at Queen Mary, University of London (Wednesday 27 February).
Pioneering research led by Queen Mary, University of London that has the potential to reduce the number of animals used in medical research of the human digestive system has been commended in a prestigious international awards scheme.
The high cost of medication, stigmatisation and poor acceptance of their condition are causing young adults to take a dangerous approach to managing their asthma, according to new research published today in the journal BMJ Open.
Barts Pathology Museum at Queen Mary, University of London needs your vote to win funding for a unique show uncovering historical links between dancing and death, from Day of the Dead celebrations to ‘mass hysteria’ and The Dancing Plague of 1518.
BioMoti, a company set up by scientists from Queen Mary, University of London to develop technology to deliver targeted cancer treatment has received £150,000 under the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS).
Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London have identified a gene present in some melanoma which appears to make the tumour cells more resistant to treatment, according to research published today in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.
Scientists investigating how certain genes affect an individual’s risk of developing coronary heart disease have identified a new therapeutic target, according to research published in the American Journal of Human Genetics.
Her Majesty The Queen is to open a new national research centre for bowel disease and surgical innovation based at Queen Mary, University of London on Wednesday, 27 February 2013.
A leading Egyptologist joins one of the stars of BAFTA winning documentary Mummifying Alan at Barts Pathology Museum on Friday 8 March, to delve into the preservation methods of ancient cultures and the bizarre tradition of Victorian mummy unwrapping parties.
Thousands of music lovers are needed to take part in an online research experiment to track how chart music has evolved over a 50-year period– all in the name of science.
Research pointing to the widespread global use of diclofenac, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that increases heart attack risk,has led researchers to call for its withdrawal from international markets and Essential Medicines Lists.
A typed letter from the American poet T S Eliot has been uncovered in the archives at Queen Mary, University of London, after being hidden away for 40 years.
A former history student at Queen Mary, University of London has won a national award for his dissertation, exploring the nineteenth-century immigration of Norwegians to the USA.
A scientist researching the commercial properties of the ‘super-material’ graphene, from Queen Mary, University of London, has received a top prize from the UK’s national academy of science.
A new LLM programme recently launched in Paris by Queen Mary, University of London, has been awarded the 2013 Franco-British Lawyers' Society (FBLS) Prize.
Did you know that UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, former CIA Director David Petraeu, and the Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong all have one thing in common? They are graduates of Masters’ programmes in Public Administration (MPA).
Scientists from Queen Mary, University of London are heading to Northern Ireland to investigate a 1,500-year-old genetic mutation which can lead to gigantism.
Italy's Democratic party, front runners in this month's general election, has drawn criticism for political in-fighting, however such internal division (factionalism) is an issue that plagues all democratic governments, suggests an expert on European politics at Queen Mary, University of London.
A beautiful 1930s mural by a well known east London artist has been discovered beneath layers of paint at Queen Mary, University of London. The restored work now hangs in the foyer of the People’s Palace at Mile End, which has reopened following £6.3m of renovation work.
Scientists from Queen Mary, University of London have discovered that carriers of a specific genetic variant linked to heart disease are at increased risk of developing a more severe form of the condition.
Research led by Queen Mary, University of London, has shown that recovery from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is possible for some patients, and has identified two treatments most likely to lead to recovery.
Queen Mary, University of London played host to students, embassy officials and scholarship body representatives from around the world on Thursday 24 January at a reception celebrating the success of international students who received prestigious scholarships to study in 2013-14.
Queen Mary, University of London has bucked the national trend and recorded one of the highest rises in applications among UK institutions, according to UCAS statistics.
A contemporary Fairtrade coffee shop and a new branch of the popular Asian-fusion restaurant Drunken Monkey, are the latest additions to Queen Mary, University of London’s Mile End campus.
A new study provides the first evidence of polyandry – when females choose to mate with more than one male – in female fallow deer.
Queen Mary, University of London has become the first College within the University of London to offer a Masters of Law specialism in International Shipping Law.
One of the country’s leading Eurosceptics and the UK’s foremost expert on its relationship with the EU will come together to ask whether you can be a good European, but still want to leave the EU, in a public debate at Queen Mary, University of London on Thursday 7 February.
Amanda Vickery, Professor of Early Modern History, will co-front a BBC Two programme which recreates an entire Regency ball in honour of the 200th anniversary of the publication of Jane Austen’s popular novel Pride and Prejudice.
Dr Thomas Dixon, explored the cultural history of weeping in a ‘Sunday Feature’ on BBC Radio 3 at 7.45pm on Sunday 27 January 2013.
The original 1936 Rutt organ of the People’s Palace at Queen Mary, University of London, will pipe up once more on Thursday 7 February, following a renovation.
To coincide with Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January a new book has been published which uncovers previously neglected Soviet films that show the earliest ever cinematic records of the holocaust.
Research into the ‘super material’ graphene, a derivative of graphite, that could revolutionise the electronic manufacturing industry, will be led by a professor at Queen Mary, University of London after he joins the board of the new Cambridge Graphene Centre.
Professor of Drama and Performance, Paul Heritage has addressed two sessions at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week.
A 100-player orchestra takes to the stage at Queen Mary, University of London’s People’s Palace on Sunday 3 February for a concert celebrating east London’s past, present and future.
New research led by a team at Queen Mary, University of London, has found evidence of how daily changes in temperature affect the fruit fly’s internal clock.
A new model from Queen Mary, University of London could be a useful security tool in tracking people in large, busy venues such as airport terminals and shopping centres.
Researchers have discovered a social chromosome in the highly invasive fire ant that helps to explain why some colonies allow for more than one queen ant, and could offer new solutions for dealing with this pest.
Queen Mary, University of London and the Dr Hadwen Trust (DHT) for Humane Research have today announced a joint collaboration which will see the world’s first chair dedicated to animal replacement science based within the university’s Blizard Institute.
Celebrate an alternative Valentine's Day at Bart's Pathology Museum, part of Queen Mary, University of London, with a heart surgery demo and expert tips on how consuming wine and chocolate could maintain a healthy heart.
When the original People’s Palace opened in 1887, one and a half million people visited the building in just one year, flocking to the east London venue for entertainment, education and recreation. Following a £6m refurbishment project to restore the building and install new technology, Queen Mary, University of London will relaunch the People’s Palace in February 2013 as a venue for both students and the community.
English professor Bill Schwarz, of Queen Mary, University of London, beat nine other shortlisted authors to scoop Book of the Year at the Longman/History Today Awards for his study of colonial society as the age of the British Empire drew to a close.
The Gastrointestinal Disease Healthcare Technology Cooperative (Enteric), based at the National Centre for Bowel Research and Surgical Innovation (NCBRSI) at Queen Mary, University of London's Whitechapel campus, is pleased to announce that it will receive funding of £800,000 over four years from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
Centre of the Cell - Queen Mary, University of London’s interactive science education centre at Whitechapel - will be helping Tower Hamlets residents at risk of heart disease learn how to make lifestyle choices that could improve their health.
Researchers at Queen Mary, University of London have received a £1.2m grant for a clinical trial aimed at improving rheumatoid arthritis treatment through the development of personalised healthcare.
Researchers from Queen Mary, University of London, and Barts Health NHS Trust have identified the genetic mutation behind a devastating disease of the small intestine.
A medical device to prevent deep vein thrombosis, developed by researchers at Queen Mary, University of London, has won two awards at the Innovations in Cardiovascular Interventions (ICI) conference in Tel Aviv.
Research led by Queen Mary, University of London, has opened up the possibility that drug therapies may one day be able to restore the integrity of the blood-brain barrier, potentially slowing or even reversing the progression of diseases like multiple sclerosis (MS). The study, funded by the Wellcome Trust, is published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.