31, March , 2017
Dr Bob Sturm, from the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, and Kingston University's Dr Oded Ben-Tal explain their research creating artificial intelligence that can write folk music and whether this can open new areas of creativity.
27, April , 2017
Two new species of African mole-rat have been discovered by researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), together with colleagues in Tanzania and at the University of Pretoria.
8, May , 2017
A bug hunting tool co-developed by a QMUL researcher has won a prestigious award.
15, March , 2017
A revolutionary solution to reviewing CCTV footage, developed using software from a QMUL spin-out, has won a major security innovation award.
10, April , 2017
School pupils from across London presented their cutting-edge physics research at a conference hosted by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
28, February , 2017
Researchers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have discovered a major source of an important greenhouse gas in the Tropical Pacific Ocean for the first time.
12, January , 2017
People from different nationalities make similar judgements and decisions about the severity of different violent acts – a finding that could help international organisations, such as the UN and World Health Organisation to better manage crime and violent behaviour – according to research led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
6, January , 2017
Thousands of schoolchildren will have the chance to become space experts as they learn about British European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake’s historic space mission by taking part in a pioneering STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) literacy project called Space Diary.
21, March , 2017
Innovative research looking at the timing and sequence of bird calls could provide new insight into the social interaction that goes on between birds.
21, April , 2017
A wearable technology project is offering up to €2.4 million in funding for teams of creatives and technologists to develop the next generation of sustainable wearables and e-textile ideas.
29, March , 2017
Changes in the body size of animals measured under controlled laboratory conditions have been shown to closely match changes in body size with seasonal warming in nature, according to research from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
19, January , 2017
Dr Martin Archer from the School of Physics and Astronomy writes about his work taking the latest research into schools and how his findings can help science researchers and teachers interested in doing something similar.
18, April , 2017
Professor Nicola Pugno has been awarded the 2017 Griffith Medal by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3).
6, January , 2017
A group of Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) students won a Europe-wide tech clash with their idea to create a collaborative virtual reality platform for education.
6, February , 2017
Researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have created an interactive library of talking seeds, which gives users a potted history of the plants grown in the east end of London, and tells the stories of the people who grow them.
8, March , 2017
An astronomer from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is part of a team that have discovered new insights into the birth and death of the very first stars in the Universe.
15, March , 2017
Scientists at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) are bringing us closer to understanding the musical experience through a novel approach to analysing a common musical effect known as vibrato.
20, March , 2017
A team of researchers from Queen Mary University of University (QMUL), Francis Crick Institute, Goethe University Frankfurt and University of Tübingen in Germany have developed a novel technology to understand how an important protein connects to other cellular proteins.
21, February , 2017
Scientists from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have discovered that the chromosome responsible for the social organisation of colonies of the highly invasive fire ant is likely to have evolved via a single event rather than over time.
15, February , 2017
A new study led by scientists at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has found that goats can recognise their stablemate friends calling by developing a mental image of how they sound and look.
23, February , 2017
Bumblebees can be trained to score goals using a mini-ball, revealing unprecedented learning abilities, according to scientists at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
3, March , 2017
A new £3m grant from Wellcome Trust to a consortium involving scientists from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) will help to set up a new facility for cryo-electron microscopy – a technology that is revolutionising biology.
21, March , 2017
A team of researchers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (EAWAG) has revealed that diseases can not only affect fish evolution, but also the aquatic environments in which fish live.
9, May , 2017
School-aged children can be taught to better their mental health through intervention programmes delivered at school, suggests a new study carried out in east London and led by an academic at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
21, April , 2017
An academic from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been named as one of TIME Magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world.
14, March , 2017
A revolutionary solar thermal technology is to be tested in Mexico, thanks to funding secured by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and industry partner Larkfleet Ltd.
17, February , 2017
BBC joins the expanding number of organisations choosing to partner with Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) to provide degree apprenticeships, a national flagship scheme launched by the UK government that offers the opportunity of studying for a degree while training on the job.
31, March , 2017
A new project led by the Centre for Digital Music at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) will use the latest advances in digital technology to uncover how melodic patterns have developed in jazz music.
31, January , 2017
A virtual learning platform from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has won at the Reimagine Education Awards 2016.
19, January , 2017
Filmmakers will have the chance to use real-life sound recorded from space in a new competition launched by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
19, June , 2017
The astronomers who discovered the nearest potentially habitable planet to our Solar System are inviting the public to take part in their search for more Earth-like planets.
20, June , 2017
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)’s award-winning outreach project, Computer Science for Fun (cs4fn) launches its free magazine ‘A Bit of cs4fn’, helping teachers teach computer science to primary school children.
23, June , 2017
Bees lacking the insect equivalent of the cerebral cortex may still be able to learn smells, according to research from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
26, June , 2017
A lot of excitement surrounded Proxima b when it was discovered – a potentially habitable exoplanet around our nearest neighbour star, Proxima Centauri. Located a mere 4.24 light years away, Dr Martin Archer discusses in The Conversation how we can explore this new planet
5, July , 2017
A researcher from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has secured a substantial grant of £2m to improve the hubs where independent internet networks can connect directly to one another.
10, July , 2017
Spiders don’t spin out of control when descending because their silk has an unusual ability to resist twisting forces.
9, August , 2017
Seeing an abseiling spider descend gracefully using its dragline silk instead of spinning unpredictably and uncontrollably is a magnificent sight. Professor David J Dunstan and Dr Dabiao Liu write for The Conversation, and try to understand the science behind it.
10, August , 2017
Scientists from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have created an artificial intelligence (AI) that uses internet searches to help co-design a word association magic trick.
16, August , 2017
Supercapacitors promise recharging of phones and other devices in seconds and minutes as opposed to hours for batteries. But current technologies are not usually flexible, have insufficient capacities, and for many their performance quickly degrades with charging cycles.
17, August , 2017
Cartilage in our joints contains collagen which behaves a bit like the liquid crystals on a smart phone screen, according to researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
21, August , 2017
Alien may have told you “In space no one can hear you scream” but it was wrong!
24, August , 2017
Proteins involved in the production and perception of pheromones may determine if red fire ant colonies contain a single queen or multiple queens.
31, August , 2017
Art and science are often seen as complete opposites: art is subjective, while science aims to discover objective facts about nature. Dr Martin Archer writes for The Conversation about how collaborating the two can result in insightful creations.
5, September , 2017
Life-long medical conditions and disabilities associated with preterm birth could be prevented with a new bioengineering approach led by researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
19, September , 2017
Anita Lim writes for The Conversation about her latest research, published in the British Journal of General Practice, which found evidence that the Pap smear is an excellent test for finding cervical cancer in young women.
20, September , 2017
The last images from the Cassini probe have been sent back to Earth, as its mission came to a fiery end in the skies of Saturn. Cassini’s images have provided fundamental insight into the enigmatic planet’s secrets for astronomers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). Professor Carl Murray, from the School of Physics and Astronomy and the only UK member of Cassini Imaging Team, reflects on his time as a scientist on the mission.
12, October , 2017
Dr John Woodward co-writes for The Conversation about the development of robots and artificial intelligence, and how this will impact careers in computing
13, October , 2017
Professor Magdalena Titirici has received a prestigious Honorary PhD from Stockholm University for her work in sustainable materials for renewable energy.
19, October , 2017
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and BBC Research and Development has announced a five-year research partnership to unlock the potential of data in the media.
2, November , 2017
A Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) spin out company has received investment to commercialise a new material technology which would both drastically cut energy use and increase the speed of optical communications.
14, November , 2017
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been awarded a £1m grant to help set-up a world-leading centre of excellence for nuclear robotics in the UK.
3, November , 2017
Dust detected around the closest star to the solar system, Proxima Centauri, may indicate the presence of an elaborate planetary system.
21, November , 2017
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is set to join The Alan Turing Institute as a university partner.
24, November , 2017
WEAR Sustain is launching its second and final competition call out, offering a total of €2.4 million in funding for teams of creatives and technologists to co-develop the next generation of wearables, smart or electronic textiles that are both ethical and sustainable.
29, November , 2017
Trophy hunting and other activities involving the targeting of high-quality male animals could lead to the extinction of certain species faced with changing environmental conditions, according to new research from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
8, December , 2017
A researcher from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) was part of a team, led by the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, that has figured out the unique protective mechanism of highly resistant lenses located on the arms of a species of brittle star called Ophiocoma wendtii.
11, December , 2017
As bees gain foraging experience they continually refine both the order in which they visit flowers and the flight paths they take between flowers to generate better and better routes, according to researchers at Queen Mary University of London.
13, December , 2017
It can lose and re-grow its arms and is capable of prising open a mussel despite not having a brain, and soon we may be able to understand how.
19, December , 2017
New patterning technology which could open opportunities to recreate complex biological environments has been developed by researchers at Queen Mary University of London.
20, December , 2017
Scientists have developed a drumming robot that plays along with human keyboard players and posts pictures of the sessions on Facebook.
21, December , 2017
Botswana is the country with the most distinct musical recordings around the world while China has the most distinct recordings in relation to its neighbours, according to research by Queen Mary University of London.