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2020

Photograph of a landfill site News story: New study shows that current landfill regulations are insufficient
8 April 2020

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.

The Four Questions (Ma Nishtana) from the Sarajevo Haggadah, c.1350. Wikimedia Commons Blog: The medieval history of Passover: libel, conspiracy, and hope for freedom
8 April 2020

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.

Dr John Connelly wearing the new 3D-printed visor News story: Queen Mary 3D-prints protective equipment for COVID-19 NHS workers
8 April 2020

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.

News story: Meet the Queen Mary academics leading the debate on Covid-19 policy
6 April 2020

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.

Europe is on lockdown due to coronavirus Blog: The world had the tools to prevent the coronavirus pandemic – why weren’t they used?
3 April 2020

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.

An illustration of a pandemic in medieval Europe Blog: How pandemic shattered the harmony of medieval Europe’s diverse cities
3 April 2020

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.

A cyclist wearing a facemask cycles past Parliament Blog: What exactly is the government’s coronavirus strategy?
3 April 2020

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.

Blog: Coronavirus: country comparisons are pointless unless we account for these biases in testing
2 April 2020

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.

A graphic depicting diverse people wearing face masks News story: Queen Mary research calls for an intersectional view of the coronavirus pandemic
2 April 2020

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.

News story: Staff and students volunteer to protect their communities
1 April 2020

Staff and students from Queen Mary have stepped up to volunteer in efforts to support and protect their communities during the Covid-19 crisis.

Professor Charles Knight News story: Queen Mary professor to lead new NHS Nightingale Hospital
1 April 2020

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.

A cigarette being smoked. Credit: iStock/Altayb News story: Screening of zebrafish identifies gene involved in human nicotine addiction
30 March 2020

Researchers at Queen Mary University of London have shown that zebrafish can provide genetic clues to smoking, a complex human behaviour 

Students sitting exams Blog: Don’t worry about cancelled exams – research shows we should switch to teacher assessment permanently
27 March 2020

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.

A Queen Mary award for community engagement News story: Queen Mary’s commitment to its community reaffirmed through partnership in the Civic University Network
27 March 2020

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.

Elderly man receiving assistance during isolation News story: Coronavirus: UK researchers and educators suggest recruitment and training programme for community healthcare workers could help the most vulnerable
26 March 2020

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.

News story: Queen Mary trains final year medical students to help NHS fight coronavirus
25 March 2020

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 News story: Queen Mary academic wins teaching excellence award
24 March 2020

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.

A patient having a blood test News story: Queen Mary researchers lead in UK first tuberculosis screening for migrants
24 March 2020

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.

Three-spined Stickleback. Credit: Hadot/iStock.com News story: Are epigenetics really the silver bullet against climate change?
23 March 2020

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.

News story: Parliament faced unprecedented attacks throughout Brexit according to report co-authored by Queen Mary academics
23 March 2020

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.

Signing an online petition via mobile Blog: Covid-19 and the transition period
19 March 2020

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.

NHS. Credit: NHS News story: Sharp rise in NHS negligence claims for lack of informed consent
19 March 2020

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. 

A woman offers help to a homeless man Blog: Coronavirus: to avoid major humanitarian fallout, UK must act urgently
18 March 2020

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.

Schematic of the microscopic interactions between active particles (green) and a passive tracer (blue) News story: Mathematicians develop new theory to explain real-world randomness
18 March 2020

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.

 

An illustration of people wearing face masks to avoid viral transmission Blog: Coronavirus: sequencing the DNA of patients screened for coronavirus might save lives
17 March 2020

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.

Postgraduate student Lei Tan presenting at the STEM for BRITAIN event News story: Queen Mary student takes research to Parliament
16 March 2020

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.  

Coronavirus advice for Queen Mary University of London studentsCoronavirus advice and updates
16 March 2020

This page has moved. You can find our latest coronavirus advice and updates at www.qmul.ac.uk/coronavirus

News story: Sadiq Khan on course for Mayoral election victory according to latest poll from Queen Mary’s Mile End Institute
10 March 2020

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.

Action on Salt poster on the salt content of bread News story: Queen Mary’s Action on Salt finds ‘healthy’ plant-based meals are actually drowning in salt
10 March 2020

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.

A stop Brexit sign in the window of a village house Blog: Brexit has made town twinning a battleground – but it’s always been political
6 March 2020

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.

Queen Mary to launch innovative doctoral training programme in Data Science and Engineering News story: Queen Mary to launch innovative doctoral training programme in Data Science and Engineering
6 March 2020

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.

Image showing microwave sensor technology system measuring drop of blood News story: Researchers use microwaves to measure signs of dehydration
5 March 2020

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.

The signing ceremony at Kaplan International College London News story: Queen Mary becomes first Russell Group university in London to partner with Kaplan International Pathways
5 March 2020

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.

Picture depicting a medieval city. Credit: Oxford University Press News story: New book provides fresh insight into city life in the Middle Ages
4 March 2020

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 in conversation with Rob Saunders at the Mile End Institute News story: 16 years on the road to Brexit – Gawain Towler in Conversation at the Mile End Institute
4 March 2020

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.

Using medicine-based approaches to protect pollinators. Credit: fotokostic/iStock.com News story: Using medicine-based approaches to protect pollinators
4 March 2020

Molecular medicine approaches could improve the efficiency and sensitivity of pesticide research and evaluation, according to researchers from Queen Mary University of London. 

 

Panoramic view of the Curve on the Mile End Campus News story: Queen Mary's place among world’s best universities recognised in new global rankings
4 March 2020

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. News story: Queen Mary’s Arts programmes rated highly for their commitment to diversity
3 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.

Photograph of Professor Malik Dahlan from Queen Mary's Centre for Commercial Law Studies News story: Queen Mary Professor named as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
3 March 2020

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.

Social networks accelerate cultural evolution in hunter-gatherers News story: Social networks accelerate cultural evolution in hunter-gatherers
28 February 2020

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.

News story: Queen Mary wins award for commitment to No Place for Hate campaign
28 February 2020

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.

Minister of State for Universities Michelle Donelan MP and President and Principal, Professor Colin BaileyNew Minister for Universities sees how social impact complements world-class research on visit to Queen Mary University of London
28 February 2020

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.

Professor Jonathan Grigg News story: Professor of Pediatrics appointed as NIHR Senior Investigator
27 February 2020

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.

News story: Immune therapy reduces risk of recurrence in aggressive breast cancer
26 February 2020

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.

Diabetes drug reduces complications of long-term steroid therapy. Credit: mrtom-uk/ iStock.com News story: Diabetes drug reduces complications of long-term steroid therapy
26 February 2020

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.

The Queens' Building at Queen Mary University of London News story: Queen Mary becomes first London University to host ‘Project SEARCH’ workplace immersion programme
24 February 2020

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.

A bee solving the task of recognising the same shape (a sphere) in darkness when it could feel but not see the shapes. Credit - Lars Chittka News story: Bumblebees can experience an object using one sense and later recognise it using another
20 February 2020

How are we able to find things in the dark? And how can we imagine how something feels just by looking at it?

Psychologists discover secret to achieving goals. Credit: solidcolours/iStock News story: Psychologists discover secret to achieving goals
20 February 2020

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. News story: World first in AI helps predict heart attacks and stroke
14 February 2020

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.

Queens' Building News story: Queen Mary ranks in the top 20 for universities targeted by employers
13 February 2020

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. News story: The European Union is creating its own downfall according to new book by Queen Mary academic
12 February 2020

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. News story: Cyber-security regulations for air transport may prove ineffective
12 February 2020

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.

Model of a foot and mouth disease virus capsid. Credit: theasis/ iStock.com News story: Foot-and-mouth-disease virus could help target the deadliest cancer
12 February 2020

The foot-and-mouth-disease virus is helping scientists at Queen Mary to tackle a common cancer with the worst survival rate – pancreatic cancer.

Queen Mary awarded over £3 million for astronomy research News story: Queen Mary awarded over £3 million for astronomy research
7 February 2020

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.

Plastic pollution on the Upper Lea. Credit: James Pretty News story: Queen Mary lead European project to tackle plastic pollution
7 February 2020

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.

Accumulation of FHR-4 protein (yellow) within the macula News story: International team delivers research breakthrough for leading cause of blindness
7 February 2020

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.

A doctor studies mammograms on a tablet computer News story: 'Sandpit’ workshop in Mexico results in research project to prove the diagnostic potential of saliva for breast cancer
5 February 2020

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 outside Stepney Greencoat Church of England Primary School. Credit - Huda Yusuf News story: Dental students teach local pupils all about staying healthy with SUGAR SMART Tower Hamlets
4 February 2020

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. Blog: ‘Irrefutable evidence’ that lung cancer screening works
4 February 2020

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.

A look back at the research from Queen Mary University of London for World Cancer Day 2020Queen Mary marks another year of ground-breaking cancer research
3 February 2020

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.

Artist’s concept of the Parker Solar Probe spacecraft approaching the sun. Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins APL/Steve Gribben News story: Researchers uncover intense chaotic motions of the solar wind
3 February 2020

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.

Pinpointing rare disease mutations. Credit: Tetiana Lazunova/ iStock.com News story: Pinpointing rare disease mutations
31 January 2020

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.

News story: The Brexit referendum did not lead to more radical Euroscepticism elsewhere, according to new study
30 January 2020

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.

A photograph of a democratic protest News story: Exploring the challenges and pitfalls of democratic politics
30 January 2020

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.

Students testing their robots at the event. Credit: Ray Crundwell Photography. News story: Queen Mary hosts Lego engineering challenge for local school students
29 January 2020

On 25 January, Queen Mary University of London opened their doors to local schoolchildren for the 2020 FIRST® LEGO® League tournament.

Sir Peter Ratcliffe News story: Nobel prize winning alumnus Sir Peter Ratcliffe to speak at Queen Mary
29 January 2020

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 bee selecting their nest site. Credit: Olli Loukola News story: Smart single mother bees learn from their neighbours
29 January 2020

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.

A photograph of the entrance to the Auschwitz concentration camp News story: Queen Mary marks Holocaust Memorial Day
28 January 2020

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.

A person working in an office. Credit: Pixabay News story: Better primary care needed to help young stroke survivors return to work
28 January 2020

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. News story: Exploring the history of emotions in nursing
24 January 2020

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.

I Stung Gwyneth Paltrow screenshot. Credit: John Clay. News story: Rock n roll biologist’s new music video exposes Gwyneth Paltrow’s alternative ‘health treatments’
22 January 2020

Rock n roll biologist Professor Lars Chittka has released a new music video which takes aim at the alternative ‘health treatments’ of Gwyneth Paltrow. 

Picture of Jeremy Corbyn who is due to stand down as leader of the Labour Party News story: Exploring the future of the Labour Party at the Mile End Institute
21 January 2020

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.

Gin and Tonic. Credit: Pixabay News story: Call for ‘ready to drink’ alcoholic beverages to be reduced in sugar and calories
21 January 2020

Popular ‘ready to drink’ pre-mixed spirits sold in major UK retailers are unnecessarily high in hidden sugar and calories[1] 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[2] – 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).

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.