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article News story: Conservatives heading for defeat in at least three flagship London boroughs in forthcoming local elections
21, February , 2018

The Conservatives should be braced for a very difficult night when the London elections are held in May, according to a new poll out conducted for the Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London.  

article News story: Queen Mary researcher appointed to Migration Leadership Team
9, January , 2018

Kavita Datta, Professor of Development Geography at Queen Mary University of London, has been appointed to the London International Development Centre (LIDC) Migration Leadership Team.

article News story: Survey of Britain's party members reveals glaring contrasts between Tories and other parties
4, January , 2018

A survey of the country’s party members has revealed glaring contrasts between rank and file Tories and their Labour, Lib Dem and SNP counterparts.

article News story: UK productivity may beat forecasts, says Bank of England’s Silvana Tenreyro
16, January , 2018

Just two sectors of the economy – financial services and manufacturing – are responsible for sluggish productivity growth in the UK economy, according to Silvana Tenreyro, the newest member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee.

article News story: Professor Richard Bourke awarded prestigious accolade from the Nanovic Institute for European Studies
17, January , 2018

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies at the University of Notre Dame has awarded the Honourable Mention in the 2018 Laura Shannon Prize to Professor Richard Bourke for his book Empire & Revolution: The Political Life of Edmund Burke.

article News story: Universities Minister Sam Gyimah backs review of tuition fees
19, January , 2018

The new Universities Minister Sam Gyimah has said that a review of student tuition fees is on the way. He was speaking at the Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London, in his first public appearance since his appointment to the role.

article News story: Survey of MPs reveals Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn face significant political challenges over Brexit
22, January , 2018

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn face significant challenges within their own parliamentary parties over Brexit, a new survey of MPs has found.  

article News story: Queen Mary announces major PhD programme with the Leverhulme Trust
25, January , 2018

Queen Mary University of London has announced a new Doctoral Scholarship Programme, supported by the Leverhulme Trust, beginning in 2018 and worth £1,050,000.

article News story: Uncovered letters reveal how Gaitskell’s grieving widow was left ‘shocked’ and ‘deeply hurt’ by PM Macmillan’s speech
1, February , 2018

Conservative Prime Minister Harold Macmillan deeply offended the widow of the deceased Labour leader Hugh Gaitskell just days after the politician’s untimely death 55 years ago. A letter in which Mrs Gaitskell describes herself as “deeply hurt” has been discovered in the National Archives and is being published for the first time.

article News story: New report on Brexit and public opinion reveals divisions both between and within parties
31, January , 2018

A values divide is emerging which could dramatically impact on politics in the years to come, a comprehensive report on Brexit and public opinion reveals.

article News story: Brexiteer defends questioning Treasury’s forecasts
2, February , 2018

Speaking at the Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London last night, Jacob Rees-Mogg, North East Somerset MP and leading Brexiteer, defended raising claims that Treasury officials are trying to influence policy around Brexit. 

article News story: Most Londoners believe homelessness has gone up in the capital
23, February , 2018

Sixty-nine percent of Londoners think that rough sleeping has increased in the capital, according to the latest poll out conducted for the Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London. 

article News story: Conference to explore legal challenges facing the games and interactive entertainment industry
26, March , 2018

More Than Just a Game (MTJG) brings together top legal and gaming experts from around the world to explore emerging challenges in the gaming industry.  

article News story: Queen Mary academics awarded prestigious British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships
9, April , 2018

Queen Mary University of London academics from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences have been awarded British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships for their research. The British Academy is an independent fellowship of world-leading scholars and researchers.

article News story: Queen Mary School of Law Shortlisted for Prestigious Pro Bono Award
9, April , 2018

Queen Mary University of London School of Law, has been shortlisted for the prestigious LawWorks and Attorney General Student Awards 2018, in the category ‘Best Contribution by a Law School.’

article News story: Queen Mary set to take part in Tate Exchange
10, April , 2018

Queen Mary University of London is set to take part in Tate Exchange (1 - 6 May 2018) and is organising a week-long set of activities centred on the theme of arts and well-being.

article News story: New book release from Dr Yasmin Ibrahim: Calais and its Border Politics
11, April , 2018

Queen Mary’s Dr Yasmin Ibrahim has published a new book, "Calais and its Border Politics: From Control to Demolition", with Dr Anita Howarth from Brunel University.

article News story: Genocide against Rohingya in its final stage according to report
18, April , 2018

The International State Crime Initiative (ISCI) at Queen Mary University of London reports that the Myanmar Rohingya are now suffering the final stages of genocide. ISCI warns that unless the international community takes urgent, meaningful action, the Myanmar Rohingya will be eliminated.​

article News story: Queen Mary welcomes new Visiting Fellows from around the world
19, April , 2018

Queen Mary University of London is set to host three British Academy Visiting Fellows from Belgium, Nigeria and Canada.

article News story: From medieval to modern: Manuscript digitisation workshop takes place
25, April , 2018

Queen Mary University of London has joined forces with Cambridge University Library to organise a week-long workshop on digitising medieval manuscripts.

article News story: Labour remain on course for success in forthcoming local elections
26, April , 2018

The Labour party is set for its best performance in 40 years in the forthcoming local elections, despite a three per cent decline in support, according to a new poll conducted for the Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London.

article News story: Nearly a quarter of Londoners think they will leave the city within five years, according to new poll
1, May , 2018

A new poll conducted for the Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London has revealed that 22 per cent of Londoners do not think they will be living in the city in five years’ time with a further 17 per cent unsure whether they would stay.

article News story: Brexit fails to dampen London's popularity for international arbitration, survey finds
10, May , 2018

London retains its top spot as the preferred seat of international arbitration for cross-border disputes, according to a study published today by Queen Mary University of London, in partnership with global law firm White & Case.

article News story: Doctors warn that breast cancer is still seen as a white woman’s disease
14, May , 2018

Clinicians and researchers at Queen Mary University of London and the Homerton Hospital are encouraging black women to visit their GP if they notice any changes in their breasts.

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