A new study from Queen Mary University of London shows that flooding of historic coastal landfill sites by sea water could significantly increase the amount of soluble metals released to the marine environment. The findings have significance for coastal management policy and the way historic landfills are managed.
Professor Miri Rubin, Professor of Medieval and Early Modern History Queen Mary's School of History has written an opinion piece for The Conversation where she explores the history of Passover.
The Queen Mary University of London community, including researchers, clinicians and support staff, have stepped in to assist the NHS with urgent requirements of personal protective equipment (PPE) to combat the outbreak of COVID-19.
Our academics have expertise in a number of key areas relating to the coronavirus crisis, its implications, the strategy and its data. From social distancing to healthcare provisions, they have shared their analysis and advice.
Professor Sophie Harman, Professor of International Politics with the School of History, wrote an opinion piece for New Statesman, about the lack of political will and investment in preparing for a pandemic like coronavirus.
Professor Miri Rubin, Professor of Medieval and Early Modern History with the School of History, wrote an opinion piece for The Conversation, about the impact of historic pandemics on medieval Europe.
Professor David McCoy, Professor of Global Public Health, wrote an opinion piece for the Centre for Health and the Public Interest about the government's strategy against COVID-19 and whether it is taking the right approach. It is republished here on behalf of the Queen Mary Global Policy Institute.
Dr Magda Osman, Reader in Experimental Psychology, with the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, and Professor Norman Fenton, Professor of Computer Science, Professor Martin Neil, Professor of Computer Science and Statistics, and Mr Scott Mclachlan, Postdoctoral Research Assistant, with the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, co-wrote an opinion piece for The Conversation, about the flaws in comparing countries on coronavirus.
Queen Mary University of London's Global Policy Institute has published joint research with the University of Melbourne which argues that sex and gender analysis alone will not paint a full picture of the impact of coronavirus, and that an intersectional view of the outbreak considering different social categorisations is needed.
Staff and students from Queen Mary have stepped up to volunteer in efforts to support and protect their communities during the Covid-19 crisis.
Charles Knight, Professor of Cardiology at Queen Mary University of London and Consultant Cardiologist at Barts Health NHS Trust, has been announced as the Chief Executive of the new NHS Nightingale Hospital London.
Researchers at Queen Mary University of London have shown that zebrafish can provide genetic clues to smoking, a complex human behaviour.
Dr Margherita Malanchini, Lecturer in Psychology, with the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, co-wrote an opinion piece for The Conversation, about the positive evidence supporting a switch from exams to teacher assessments permanently.
Queen Mary University of London’s status as a civic university, committed to supporting its local, national and international community, has been cemented today with founding partnership of a new national network.
An emergency programme to train thousands of community health workers could help vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new comment piece published in The Lancet.
Queen Mary University of London has trained 18 final-year medical students to immediately support the NHS in the fight against coronavirus.
Dr Rosemary Clyne, Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences at Queen Mary University of London, has received the prestigious 2021 Teaching Excellence Award from the Biochemical Society.
For the first time in the UK, Queen Mary researchers are leading clinics at Barts Health NHS Trust to offer latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) screening for pregnant migrants in antenatal care.
Species use ‘natural’, epigenetic mechanisms to adapt to their environments but these responses may not be enough to help them cope with climate change, according to new research involving scientists from Queen Mary University of London.
The report, Parliament and Brexit, includes chapters written by Professor Tim Bale and Dr Daniel Gover from Queen Mary University of London’s School of Politics and International Relations.
Professor Tim Bale, Professor of Politics, with the School of Politics and International Relations, wrote an opinion piece for The UK in a changing Europe, about the lack of support for an online petition to delay the Brexit transition period following the coronavirus pandemic.
Negligence claims against the NHS due to failure to inform patients before they consent to procedures have spiralled up since a landmark legal ruling in 2015, a new study has found.
Professor Sophie Harman, Professor of International Politics, with the School of Politics and International Relations, wrote an opinion piece for The Conversation about the vulnerability of the UK's welfare system in facing up to the coronavirus.
Einstein’s theory of Brownian motion, which describes the random movement of particles in fluids, is widely used to model randomness throughout science. However, this revolutionary model only works when a fluid is static, or at equilibrium.
Professor Richard Buggs, Professor of Evolutionary Genomics, and Professor Richard Nichols, Professor of Genetics, both with the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, co-wrote an opinion piece for The Conversation about sequencing the DNA of patients screened for coronavirus to help save lives.
Queen Mary postgraduate student Lei Tan attended parliament to present her research to politicians and scientific experts as part of the STEM for BRITAIN event.
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Sadiq Khan remains on course for a comfortable victory in this year's London Mayoral election, according to the latest poll from the Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London.
New research by Action on Salt (based at Queen Mary University of London and Bart’s Hospital) have exposed the shocking reality of many ‘healthy’ sounding plant-based and vegan meals being served at UK restaurants, fast food and coffee chains.
Dr Holly Ryan, Lecturer in International Political Sociology with the School of Politics and International Relations has written an opinion piece for The Conversation about the concept of twinning towns and cities.
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) have awarded £1.6m funding to Queen Mary University of London for a programme to encourage people from non-academic backgrounds to pursue doctoral training.
A new study involving scientists from Queen Mary University of London and the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has successfully used microwaves to measure blood-based molecules known to be influenced by dehydration.
Kaplan International Pathways and Queen Mary University of London have signed a partnership agreement for Kaplan to recruit and prepare international students for entry to a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes at Queen Mary. The first intake will be September 2020, with the first cohort of students progressing to the University in September 2021.
Cities of Strangers by Professor Miri Rubin from Queen Mary University of London’s School of History provides a unique insight into life in European towns and cities between 1000 and 1500.
Gawain Towler served as Director of Communications for the Brexit Party and was previously Head of Press for UKIP. In a special In Conversation event co-hosted by Queen Mary University of London’s Mile End Institute and The UK in a Changing Europe, he reflected on a 16-year political journey towards Brexit.
Molecular medicine approaches could improve the efficiency and sensitivity of pesticide research and evaluation, according to researchers from Queen Mary University of London.
Queen Mary University of London’s world class status has been reaffirmed in an international league table that has been published today (4 March 2020).
Three arts programmes based at Queen Mary University of London have each been rated strong or outstanding by the Arts Council England in its 2020 Creative Case for Diversity Report.
A Professor of Law from Queen Mary University of London has been named as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. The new Fellows comprise leading thinkers and experts from Scotland and around the world, whose work has had a significant impact on the country.
A new study, involving researchers from Queen Mary University of London, has shown that the unique social structure of real-life hunter-gatherers increases the rate at which culture evolves.
Tower Hamlets Council has awarded Queen Mary University of London a trophy for signing up more than 100 people to the council’s No Place for Hate pledge during National Hate Crime Awareness Week.
The newly appointed Minister of State for Universities, Michelle Donelan MP, visited Queen Mary University of London’s Mile End Campus this week to see first-hand how the University complements its world-class Russell Group status with a commitment to having a positive social impact.
Queen Mary’s Professor Grigg has been appointed as a Senior Investigator for 2020 by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) - the nation's largest funder of health and care research.
An immune therapy for the most aggressive form of breast cancer can substantially reduce the risk of the disease returning, according to a clinical trial led by Professor Peter Schmid of Queen Mary University of London.
A drug used to treat type 2 diabetes could offer a simple and cheap solution to reduce harmful side effects of steroid treatment, new research from Queen Mary University of London suggests.
Queen Mary University of London is the first university in the capital to host a Project SEARCH programme. Project SEARCH is aimed at enabling young adults with learning difficulties and/or autism to earn valuable work experience.
How are we able to find things in the dark? And how can we imagine how something feels just by looking at it?
Research led by scientists at Queen Mary University of London has provided new insights into why people often make unrealistic plans that are doomed to fail.
Artificial intelligence has been used for the first time to instantly and accurately measure blood flow, in a new study involving researchers from Queen Mary University of London.
Queen Mary University of London ranks 19th for universities targeted by the largest number of top employers in 2019-2020 according to a new report.
A new book authored by an academic from Queen Mary University of London has shed new light on recent EU reforms which, according to the research, are undermining the stability of the Eurozone.
A new study led by academics from the Cloud Legal Project at Queen Mary University of London has found that current cyber-security standards set by the European Union, known as the NIS Directive, do not go far enough and could potentially be undermined.
The foot-and-mouth-disease virus is helping scientists at Queen Mary to tackle a common cancer with the worst survival rate – pancreatic cancer.
Researchers from the School of Physics and Astronomy have received funding from the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), part of UK Research and Innovation, to support new research projects aimed at improving our understanding of the universe.
A €14m joint project involving key partners across England and France has launched this week in a bid to prevent plastic hotspots in the Channel.
Research from Queen Mary University of London has identified a new protein linked to age-related macular degeneration (AMD) that could offer new hope for the diagnosis and treatment of the disease, which affects over 1.5 million people in the UK alone.
15% of women worldwide suffer from breast cancer, with over 55,000 and 1.6 million cases diagnosed in the UK and Mexico per annum respectively, and existing diagnostic standards are invasive, costly and painful. But an intensive ‘sandpit’ joint multidisciplinary research workshop between Queen Mary University of London, the University of the Americas Puebla and the National Polytechnic Institute in Mexico has resulted in funding for a collaborative research project which aims to take the first steps towards diagnosis of the disease using saliva.
Students from Queen Mary’s Institute of Dentistry and Barts Health NHS Trust have been teaching primary school pupils from Tower Hamlets all about the benefits of healthy living as part of delivering a national campaign – SUGAR SMART.
Professor Stephen Duffy, Professor of Cancer Screening at the Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, and Professor John Field, from the University of Liverpool’s Department of Molecular and Clinical Cancer Medicine, comment on recently published results from a lung cancer screening trial.
On World Cancer Day, Tuesday 4 February, we are celebrating some of the cutting-edge cancer research and developments over the last 12 months from Queen Mary University of London.
New research from Queen Mary University of London has observed the chaotic behaviour of the solar wind at distances closer to the Sun than ever before.
A new study from Queen Mary University of London and EMBL’s European Bioinformatics Institute has uncovered the genes essential for supporting life, which could help researchers to identify mutations responsible for rare childhood diseases.
A new paper co-authored by academics from Queen Mary University of London sheds new light on populist radical right parties’ responses to the UK’s Brexit vote.
In the first of a new series of In Conversation events, Queen Mary’s Global Policy Institute (GPI) and the Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IHSS) hosted a discussion concerning the challenges and pitfalls of democratic politics today.
On 25 January, Queen Mary University of London opened their doors to local schoolchildren for the 2020 FIRST® LEGO® League tournament.
Nobel Prize winning alumnus Sir Peter Ratcliffe is coming to Queen Mary to speak about his award and his time at St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College.
Solitary female bees inspect other nests for signs of danger before making decisions on where to build their own, a new London-based study suggests.
As part of Holocaust Memorial Day, Queen Mary University of London hosted an original theatre production in collaboration with the international charity Human Rights Watch and Georgetown University. It featured a performance by the Oscar-nominated actor David Strathairn.
The role of primary care needs to be improved to help young stroke survivors return to work, according to a new study from Queen Mary University of London and the University of Cambridge.
A new exhibition at the Royal College of Nursing, in collaboration with Queen Mary University of London, explores how the emotions attached to nursing, and the assumptions attached to these feelings have changed throughout history.
Rock n roll biologist Professor Lars Chittka has released a new music video which takes aim at the alternative ‘health treatments’ of Gwyneth Paltrow.
In the run-up to the Labour leadership election, Queen Mary University of London’s Mile End Institute organised a one-day conference on the future of the party. The event attracted a diverse range of politicians, journalists and activists.
Popular ‘ready to drink’ pre-mixed spirits sold in major UK retailers are unnecessarily high in hidden sugar and calories and should be forced to reformulate immediately to the agreed criterion set by government in the Soft Drinks Industry Levy (SDIL) or pay the fine – according to a NEW product survey by Action on Sugar at Queen Mary University of London to mark Sugar Awareness Week (20th-26th January 2020).
A study led by Queen Mary University of London has shown that supporters of right-wing populist parties are prone to showing higher levels of political misinformation.
A positive psychology program created by researchers at Queen Mary University of London focuses on promoting wellbeing in refugee children. It is unusual in that it focuses on promoting positive outcomes, rather than addressing war trauma exposure.
A new research centre which aims to revolutionise medical research and drug development using microengineered Organs-on-Chips has opened at Queen Mary University of London.
A study led by Queen Mary’s Professor of Dental Public Health, Professor Cynthia Pine, has identified a low-cost and low-intensity intervention technique that could prevent tooth decay for thousands of children across the UK.
An all-star literary line-up will feature on the 2020 Wasifiri New Writing Prize judging panel, tasked with awarding £1,000 each to the best new writers of fiction, life writing, and poetry.
The future potential of early stage startups can be assessed by their existing professional relationships, research led by a team at Queen Mary University of London suggests.
Deep-sea ecosystems are potentially at risk from the impacts of deep-sea mining according to a new paper co-authored by an academic at Queen Mary University of London.
Researchers at Queen Mary University of London have found that melanoma cells fight anti-cancer drugs by changing their internal skeleton (cytoskeleton) – opening up a new therapeutic route for combatting skin and other cancers that develop resistance to treatment.
A new book co-edited by an academic from Queen Mary University of London provides an interdisciplinary academic analysis of the 2018 referendum which overturned Ireland’s near-total abortion ban.
As part of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Queen Mary University of London will host a virtuoso performance by the Oscar-nominated actor David Strathairn in collaboration with the international charity Human Rights Watch and Georgetown University.
Dr Daniel Lee, Lecturer in Modern French History in Queen Mary’s School of History has successfully secured a collaborative research award under the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the German Research Foundation (DFG).
Survey results published today by Action on Salt (based at Queen Mary University of London) have confirmed bacon’s unwelcome status as the second biggest contributor to salt in the UK diet.