article News story: Professor of Surgery knighted in New Year’s Honours
7, January , 2015

Professor Norman Williams of Queen Mary University of London has been awarded a knighthood in the 2015 New Year’s Honours for services to surgery.

President and Principal Simon Gaskell with Professor Wang Jinsong, President of Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) article News story: QMUL signs partnership agreement with Northwestern Polytechnical University in Xi’an, China
7, July , 2015

As part of Queen Mary University of London’s wider strategy of internationalisation, Professor Simon Gaskell, President and Principal, recently signed a landmark partnership agreement with Professor Wang Jinsong, President of Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) during a visit to Xi’an earlier this month.

article News story: Cretaceous carnivore arrives at Queen Mary University of London
15, January , 2015

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has taken delivery of a life-sized cast of a Tyrannosaurus rex skull that will be used for school visits, public engagement and outreach.

article News story: QMUL PhD student to compete with dance troupe on Britain’s Got Talent
26, May , 2015

Bret Jones, a PhD student in the Department of Drama, will be competing tonight (26 May) in the Britain’s Got Talent live semi-finals with his team’s dance act, Old Men Grooving.

article News story: QMUL Drama student has song chosen for BBC Radio 1 playlist
3, March , 2015

A final year Drama student at QMUL has had her song selected for the BBC Radio 1 playlist.

article News story: UK Judge on European Court of Human Rights says Court must change to remain effective
6, February , 2015

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) must continue to change if it is to remain effective, according to Judge Paul Mahoney, the UK Judge on the ECHR. Judge Mahoney was speaking at an event organised by the Human Rights Collegium at Queen Mary University of London.

L-R: Nida Iqbal, Sadia Rehman and Maliha Asad helped with the fundraising article News story: Students raise nearly £50,000 for charity
3, February , 2015

QMUL students raised a remarkable £46,779.44 for the international charity Islamic Relief.

article News story: Game on! Centre of the Cell holds its first game development workshop for young science communicators
1, September , 2015

Centre of the Cell opened its doors to a group of young Londoners to run a full day of game development activities. Twelve 14-18 year olds were invited to evaluate existing games, test new games in the making, and even come up with some game ideas of their own.

The Blizard Building article News story: QMUL ranks among best for its architecture, according to study
24, July , 2015

QMUL has been revealed as one of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)’s top 21 architectural clients of the last decade, according to recent analysis published by Architects Journal.

Professor Simon Gaskell and Professor Fan Liming article News story: QMUL launches Confucius Institute at Mile End campus
27, October , 2015

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has officially launched its Confucius Institute, in partnership with Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE) and Hanban, the Chinese National Office for Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, which is responsible for promoting Chinese language and culture abroad.

article News story: QMUL student shortlisted for national volunteering award
18, February , 2015

A Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) medicine student has been shortlisted for a national volunteering award after creating a project to help chronically ill young children.

Sir Sam Everington with Sir Nicholas Montagu, Professor Richard Trembath, and President and Principal Simon Gaskell article News story: Honorary awards presented at QMUL Graduation
15, July , 2015

Four Honorary awards – among the most significant accolades that can be offered by a university - were presented at QMUL’s Graduation ceremony on July 13 and 14.

article News story: Mobile miracles, trusting the under-30s and job creation - QMUL launches its Inaugural Lecture series
5, October , 2015

How did scientists create the miracles behind the technology we take for granted, what problems did generational conflict pose in 1960s Germany and how can economists create better jobs?

article News story: QMUL project shortlisted for “Oscars of higher education”
28, October , 2015

InQUBEate, a QMUL student enterprise programme that provides mentoring and training for students with entrepreneurial ideas, has been shortlisted for the Wharton-QS Stars Reimagine Education Awards 2015.

Photo by Paul Gillett article News story: Tony Hall calls for external regulator to guarantee BBC independence
3, December , 2015

The BBC's director general Lord Tony Hall has repeated his calls for an external regulator for the corporation, arguing for regulation that is “effective, not prescriptive”. He made the remarks as he opened a discussion on “Re-imagining the BBC: Charters Past and Present”, organised by the Mile End Institute and the BBC on 2 December.

Photo: Priyanka Pau article News story: Football Community Cup hosted by Queen Mary FC
9, November , 2015

Queen Mary Football Club (QMFC) hosted a 7-a-side football tournament for five schools in Tower Hamlets to offer youngsters a chance to ask students about university life and education.

Jason Leonard (c) with the QMRFC coaches article News story: England rugby great Jason Leonard attends school tournament hosted by QMUL
26, October , 2015

Rugby World Cup winner Jason Leonard paid a visit to Queen Mary RFC’s Tower Hamlets Schools Tag Tournament which was set up to encourage school kids across the borough to play rugby.

article News story: Deal with EU could come as early as December, says Europe minister
10, November , 2015

Europe minister David Lidington has said the government hopes to arrive at a deal with the European Union as early as December, but cautioned that it was too early to guarantee exact timings. He made the remarks at a keynote speech at the “Britain and Europe: The Lessons from History” conference, organised by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)’s Mile End Institute (MEI) on 9 November.

article News story: Charity which works closely with Queen Mary University of London awarded for employer engagement
10, April , 2015

An education charity which 40 QMUL students have volunteered for has scooped a prestigious employer engagement award.

Carla Valentine. Photo credit: Teri Pengilley article News story: Barts Pathology Museum's technical curator wins Major Contribution to the Understanding of Death Award
25, September , 2015

Carla Valentine, technical curator at Barts Pathology Museum, has won the Major Contribution to the Understanding of Death Award at the Good Funeral Awards 2015 thanks to her work engaging with the public.

article News story: QMUL ranked as one of the top 20 most international universities in the world
2, February , 2015

Queen Mary University of London has been ranked as the 20th most internationally diverse university in the world, according to a list published by the Times Higher Education (THE).

article News story: QMUL in top 100 universities in the world
1, October , 2015

QMUL rose eight places in Times Higher Education World University Ranking to 98th in the world and is ranked 16th in the UK.

article News story: Budding student entrepreneurs pitch ideas at QMUL’s 3 Day Start-up event
22, September , 2015

QMUL’s Careers and Enterprise Centre hosted their third 3 Day Start-up (3DS) boot camp over the summer which encouraged students to improve their entrepreneurial skills in the real world by developing companies over the course of three days.  

article News story: QMUL microwave pioneer to receive prestigious Sir Frank Whittle Medal
26, August , 2015

Internationally renowned British microwave engineer Professor Peter Clarricoats, who worked at QMUL for nearly 50 years, is to receive one of the Royal Academy of Engineering’s highest accolades, the Sir Frank Whittle Medal, for his influential achievements.

The QMSU Olympic Legacy Project article News story: QMUL projects shortlisted for Times Higher Education Awards 2015
3, September , 2015

Two QMUL projects have been shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Awards 2015 which are due to take place on 26 November.

article News story: Childhood injuries linked to deprivation but better data collection is needed for prevention
6, February , 2015

In a recent study Dianna Smith and Graham Kirkwood, of QMUL’s Blizard Institute, found there were more childhood injuries in areas of deprivation but, they write, with a thorough recording process better prevention can take place.

article News story: New Vice-Principal appointed by Queen Mary University of London
7, April , 2015

Professor Rebecca Lingwood has been appointed as QMUL’s new Vice-Principal for Student Experience, Teaching and Learning.

article News story: Professor Steve Thornton appointed as Vice Principal (Health)
15, October , 2015

QMUL has announced the appointment of Professor Steve Thornton as Vice Principal (Health) and Executive Dean of the Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry. Professor Thornton joins QMUL from the University of Exeter and will take up his post from January 2015.

article News story: Staff and alumni recognised in Queen's birthday honours list 2015
24, June , 2015

Two academics and three alumni from Queen Mary University of London have been named in the 2015 Queen’s birthday honours. Sir Nicholas Macpherson GCB, Permanent Secretary to HM Treasury and Visiting Professor in the School of Economics and Finance, was appointed Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Bath (GCB) for public service.

QMUL President and Principal Simon Gaskell and Professor Wang Jinsong, President of NPU article News story: QMUL signs major strategic collaboration with China’s Northwestern Polytechnical University
21, September , 2015

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has signed a major strategic collaboration agreement with Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU), based in Xi’an, China, to develop teaching and research partnerships and faculty and student exchange, initially in the areas of Materials Science and Engineering.

article News story: Changing stem cell structure may help fight obesity
16, February , 2015

Scientists have found that reducing the size of tiny hair like structures on stem cells stops them turning into fat. The discovery could be used to develop a way of preventing obesity.

The poster for 'Dark Cities', one of the festival's events article News story: QMUL celebrates the humanities with festival of events
11, November , 2015

From philosophy in pubs, history in coffeehouses, classics on social media and language lessons on street corners – Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is set to host a programme of events for the Being Human festival of the humanities.

article News story: QMUL is in the top ten for graduate starting salaries
28, September , 2015

One of the leading university guides has found that graduates from QMUL have one of the top average starting salaries of anyone in the UK.

article News story: Surge in undergraduate applications to QMUL as our university remains a popular choice
30, January , 2015

Congratulations to those who have received an offer to study at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) for 2015-entry as the university recorded yet another year of increased numbers of UCAS applications.

Simone Fattouche speaking at a QMUL event article News story: QMUL law student develops digital receipt app
22, April , 2015

Fed up with keeping paper receipts a QMUL law student has developed an app which stores them electronically.

article News story: Get involved with Green Mary Week
6, February , 2015

We could all be a little bit greener and next week should be the perfect opportunity to start.

article News story: QMUL supports Boris Johnson trade mission to US
12, February , 2015

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has produced a short film to support Boris Johnson’s trade mission to America to promote London as a world class study destination.

Assan Ali and Mohammed Nurull Islam article News story: Science communicator Lucy Hawking, east London community media specialists and Tomorrow’s World icon awarded at QMUL graduation
16, July , 2015

Five honorary awards were presented at QMUL’s Graduation, on July 15 and 16, to those who are outstanding in their field, command national recognition or have given exceptional service to the university.

article News story: Queen Mary University of London climbs QS World Rankings
29, April , 2015

Three subject areas at QMUL are now among the top 50 in the world, according to a highly-regarded analysis of more than 3,400 universities.

 Professor David Sadler and Professor C. Raj Kumar signed the MoU article News story: Queen Mary University of London, O. P. Jindal Global University sign MoU on South Asia research university network
11, December , 2015

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and O. P. Jindal Global University (JGU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to facilitate collaboration between emergent research universities in South Asia for teaching, academic and research activities.

article News story: Centre of the Cell hosts half-term science fun
12, February , 2015

100-year-old killer diseases and an interactive show about the heart come to Centre of the Cell, QMUL’s science education pod in Whitechapel, this half-term.

article News story: Multiple sclerosis teacher at QMUL to appear on Comic Relief’s Strictly Come Dancing
25, February , 2015

A person with MS who works with QMUL to talk about her experience of the condition has been selected to appear in a special Comic Relief edition of Strictly Come Dancing.

article News story: QMUL joint first in London for student satisfaction
11, August , 2015

Overall student satisfaction at Queen Mary University of London has climbed to 88 per cent, up from 86 per cent in 2014. The results of the 2015 National Student Survey (NSS) ranks QMUL as joint first in London and in the top ten of Russell Group universities for student satisfaction.

President and Principal Simon Gaskell looking over the model of Whitechapel development article News story: QMUL’s Life Sciences Initiative to play important role in Whitechapel rejuvenation
12, June , 2015

The changing face of Whitechapel over the coming years was the focus of a Future of London event held at the Blizard Institute on 28 May.

QMUL composer in residence Edward Nesbit article News story: QMUL set to premiere piece of music based on renowned east London First World War poet
18, November , 2015

A piece of music based on the work of First World War poet Isaac Rosenberg, who grew up in east London, is to premiere at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

article News story: Cold-blooded animals grow bigger in the warm on land, but smaller in warm water
16, February , 2015

Scientists studying arthropods, the group of cold-blooded animals that includes crabs and insects, have found that individuals within species living on land tend to grow to a larger size in the warm and nearer the equator, but that the reverse is true of species found in water.

article News story: New ‘microcapsules’ have potential to repair damage caused by osteoarthritis
21, January , 2015

A new ‘microcapsule’ treatment delivery method developed by researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) could reduce inflammation in cartilage affected by osteoarthritis and reverse damage to tissue. The research was funded by Arthritis Research UK and the AO Foundation.