News

2020

News story: Political misinformation found to be related to support for right-wing populism in Europe
17 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.

Strengths for the Journey News story: Psychology program for refugee children improves wellbeing
17 January 2020

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.

Emulate's organs-on-chips technology News story: Queen Mary opens Organs-on-Chips Centre for advancements in medical research and drug development
16 January 2020

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.

Queen Mary Dentistry Professor finds a low-cost, non-intrusive solution to save children’s teeth News story: Queen Mary Dentistry Professor finds a low-cost, non-intrusive solution to save children’s teeth
16 January 2020

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.

Submissions are now open for the 2020 Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize News story: Submissions are now open for the 2020 Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize
15 January 2020

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.

Good connections key to startup success. Credit dem10/iStock.com News story: Good connections key to startup success
15 January 2020

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 deep-sea mining according to Queen Mary University of London research. News story: Scientists fear impact of deep-sea mining on microbial ecosystems
14 January 2020

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.

A drug resistant melanoma cell that has altered its cytoskeleton News story: Queen Mary research team identifies new route for tackling drug resistance in skin cancer cells
13 January 2020

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. News story: Re-thinking abortion politics
10 January 2020

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.

Oscar-nominated actor David Strathairn to perform Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski, at Queen Mary University of London News story: Queen Mary hosts play that brings the story of Holocaust witness to life
9 January 2020

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 of Queen Mary University of London's School of History News story: Queen Mary historian secures major funding award for collaborative UK-German research
9 January 2020

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).

Research on the salt content of bacon and implications by Queen Mary University of London News story: Bacon – the salt mine on your breakfast table
9 January 2020

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.