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National Physical Laboratory / Local Site OperatorScientists discover air quality monitoring stations are collecting urgently needed biodiversity data
5 June 2023

An international team of researchers has discovered that thousands of ambient air quality monitoring stations around the world are unwittingly recording more than just atmospheric pollutants and dust: they are also likely collecting biodiversity data in the form of environmental DNA (eDNA). 

Social media userSocial media posts can be used to track individuals’ income and economic inequalities
5 June 2023

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London analysed 2.6 million posts on popular social media network Nextdoor and accurately predicted individuals’ income by solely examining the posts they’ve published.

Blog: Is it time to rethink social mobility discourse and the meaning of ‘success’?
5 June 2023

We must remember that while social mobility is a valuable goal, it’s not one with which all students are willing or able to conform, say Louise Ashley and William Monteith in 'The Times Education'.

Young people with nerve damage from nitrous oxide use are most likely to be Asian men 
31 May 2023

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London speculate that social factors and genetic susceptibility may contribute to the predominance

Blog: How losing the next election could shape the Conservatives
31 May 2023

Annihilation in the red wall, an exit for a top leadership contender and a parliamentary party stuffed with southerners and OxbridgersTim Bale, Professor of Politics at Queen Mary University of London, has written for The Conversation on how losing the next election could shape the Conservatives


Professor Janet De Wilde joins expert panel on transnational education
31 May 2023

Professor Janet De Wilde, Director of the Queen Mary Academy, has been appointed chair of a new European University Association (EUA) transnational education thematic peer group. 

New book by Dr Jonathan Kennedy is BBC Radio 4’s Book Of The Week
30 May 2023

Pathogenesis: How Germs Made History, a new book that explores the role of germs in shaping humanity, will be serialised and broadcast each weekday morning on BBC Radio 4 at 9.45am from today (Monday 29th May).

Spiral Dance of Black HolesFrom small to large: a study of gravitational waves using scattering amplitudes of subatomic particles
26 May 2023

Queen Mary Professor Gabriele Travaglini was recently awarded a Leverhulme Research Fellowship and has written the following article for the Leverhulme Trust Newsletter.


Inaugural Research and Innovation awards recognise world-class research at Queen Mary
26 May 2023

Queen Mary’s Research and Innovation Awards recognise the excellent people and teams that make creative, dynamic and world-class research and innovation possible at Queen Mary.

Blog: Opening up medical education means being more open-minded ourselves
25 May 2023

Professor Arunthathi Mahendran, Director for the Institute of Health Sciences Education

Another month, another crisis in the NHS. Faced with acute staffing shortages, the UK government recently announced plans for apprentice doctors, creating a pathway into medicine that doesn’t involve going to university. 

Queen Mary joins Leading Health Organisations' Call for the Health Secretary to Release Commercial Baby Food & Drink Guidelines
24 May 2023

Action on Sugar, the expert group based at Queen Mary University of London, along with 16 NGOs are calling for the Health Secretary, Steve Barclay, to release the much-awaited Commercial Baby Food and Drink Guidelines, as data shows the main contributor of sugars in infants, aged four to nine months, is coming from shop brought baby foods – in particular fruit-based and cereal-based foods.

Queen Mary academic’s new book reveals practical strategies for empowering learners in the classroom
23 May 2023

A newly published book by Mark Heffernan, Teaching Fellow at Queen Mary University of London, reveals insightful practical steps and activities that will take teachers on the journey from covert to overt teaching.

IFM cellsNew research identifies which cells in horses’ tendons are affected by ageing, leading to injury
23 May 2023

A group of researchers including Queen Mary Professor Hazel Screen have been exploring what causes tendon damage in horses and have discovered that a particular region of the tendon called the interfascicular matrix (IFM) seems to be the source of ageing changes. As horse and human tendons are similar, these significant findings can now help us understand the cell populations that drive tendon injury in humans to identify and test new treatments.

Blog: People say Starmer needs a vision. But rigid visions come back to bite you
22 May 2023

Colm Murphy, Lecturer in British Politics in the School of Politics and International Relations has written for ‘Labour List’ on the the relationship between political ideas and power.

Queen Mary University of London and QinetiQ secure funding for future innovations in wireless technology
22 May 2023

A joint research proposal by Queen Mary University of London and QinetiQ for the future development of electromagnetic materials has been awarded £2.6 million by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

Queen Mary announce Professors Mark Bradley and Maik Pietzner to join the Precision Health University Research Institute
19 May 2023

The arrival of Professor Maik Pietzner as the new Chair for Health Data Modelling, shows that Queen Mary’s new Precision Healthcare University Research Institute (PHURI) continues to attract top academic talent from around the world. 

Global review of methane policies - lr Blog: Methane must fall to slow global heating – but only 13% of emissions are actually regulated
19 May 2023

Dr Paul Balcombe and Maria Olczak from Queen Mary University of London have co-written for The Conversation on new research they have conducted into methane emissions and global regulations.

Global review of methane policies - lrScientists urge crackdown on methane emissions with only 13% regulated
19 May 2023

New research from Queen Mary University of London shows that only around 13% of global methane emissions are regulated, despite methane emissions causing at least 25% of current global warming.

Blog: Teaching excellence and solving global challenges in higher education
19 May 2023

By Stephanie Marshall, Vice Principal (Education), Queen Mary University of London


The Covid-19 pandemic has brought about a host of new challenges for universities. But what is interesting, or perhaps frustrating for those within higher education, is that some long-standing, pre-existing hurdles remain.

Study finds Huge and Unnecessary Amounts of Salt found in the Majority of Pizzas.
17 May 2023

Restaurants and takeaway companies are drowning our food in salt and failing to meet the voluntary salt reduction targets as new research by Action on Salt, the expert research group based at Queen Mary University of London, reveals half of all pizzas sold in the UK provide a days’ worth (or more) of salt per pizza.

Festival of Communities returns after record-breaking year
17 May 2023

The annual Festival of Communities provides two action-packed days of fun for people of all ages, showcasing exciting research and offering lots of entertainment in a celebration of East London.

Striking a balance: Researchers urge Ukraine Government to weigh long-term implications of secret patents post-war
17 May 2023

Newly published research paper ‘The War in Ukraine Raises Questions About Patents for Secret Inventions’ calls for the Ukraine Government to consider the long-term implications of keeping patented inventions secret once the conflict ends.

Ovarian cancer's protective barrier: how the tumour matrix teaches cells to disarm immune attack
16 May 2023

A structure surrounding ovarian cancer trains cells called macrophages to protect the tumour from immune attack, according to new research led by Queen Mary University of London. 
The work uncovers tactics that the tumour uses to disarm the immune system and points towards potential therapeutic strategies to overcome the cancer’s defences and treat patients more effectively.

Ethnic minority patients yearn for warmth from health care professionals, research finds
11 May 2023

Developing better connections between ethnic minority patients and health care professionals could drive more positive health care experience for ethnic minority patients, researchers have found.

Queen Mary receives commendation for widening access award
11 May 2023

Queen Mary University of London’s QMentoring programme received a commendation for the Widening Access Initiative (Retention and Progression) Award at the 2023 NEON Awards.

Secretary of State for Education visits Queen Mary University of London
10 May 2023

Gillian Keegan MP, the Secretary of State for Education, met with students and senior leadership from Queen Mary to discuss the importance of educational and vocational opportunities for students and Queen Mary’s work in this area.

Blog: Protest and Power in France
10 May 2023

Brigitte Granville, Professor of International Economics and Economic Policy in the School of Business & Management has written for Project Syndicate on the current bout of protests in France and French society’s political alienation and what can be done about it.

Blog: Desert Island Discs appearance for Queen Mary Contemporary British Historian
10 May 2023

Professor Peter Hennessy from the School of History at Queen Mary University of London, recently appeared as a guest on the BBC Radio4 programme, Desert Island Discs. On the show each guest, referred to as a "castaway", is asked to choose eight recordings, a book and a luxury item that they would take if they were to be cast away on a desert island.

Queen Mary University of London opens new centre for medicine
4 May 2023

This week Queen Mary University of London held the opening ceremony for their new satellite campus for the teaching of medicine in the heart of Ilford.

Queen Mary is home to Central London’s only remotely controlled observatory open to students
4 May 2023

In 2022, a significant investment led to an upgrade allowing everyone with a computer and an internet connection to operate the observatory dome, three telescopes and state-of-the-art CCD cameras remotely.

Queen Mary academic awarded prestigious funding on the role of IP in COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing and supply
3 May 2023

Intellectual property law expert in Queen Mary University of London’s School of Law has been awarded highly competitive grant from the British Academy to support ground-breaking work on the role of intellectual property (IP) in COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing and supply

Queen Mary students win Undergraduate of the Year awards
2 May 2023

Queen Mary’s Leila Pooriakia and Monzur Chowdhury pipped out thousands of students to be named as undergraduates of the year in the nation-wide TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards.

New Queen Mary research reveals how voters view politicians accused of sexual harassment
28 April 2023

Alleged misconduct generally reduces public support for political candidates, but many people would still vote for someone accused of sexual harassment, according to a new paper in the journal Electoral Studies from Queen Mary University of London and Brunel University London.

Social media platforms letting down autistic users, new research shows
26 April 2023

Mainstream social media platforms need redesigning to avoid deepening social exclusion of autistic people, according to Queen Mary University of London research published today at CHI (Human Factors in Computing Systems) conference during Autism Acceptance Month

Genes & Health expands to mental health and pregnancy research with £2 million Medical Research Council award
25 April 2023

Genes & Health, a pioneering genetic research programme that aims to improve health for British Bangladeshi and British Pakistani communities, has started 2023 celebrating new milestones.

New computer model addresses inequity in selecting clinical trial participants
25 April 2023

A new computer model will improve equity in clinical trial participants by ensuring representation of all major societal and ethnic groups.

Queen Mary students shine at parliamentary launch of Russell Group report
24 April 2023

Last week, the Russell Group launched their report Education and Skills for Growth which highlights how learning in an innovative, high-quality, research intensive environment is giving students the skills they need to succeed and help grow the UK economy.

Previous cancer linked to long term heightened risk of cardiovascular disease
21 April 2023

UK Biobank study suggests a greater risk for blood and breast cancer survivors.

Queen Mary tech law experts map out constitution for the Metaverse
21 April 2023

Queen Mary’s Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) hosted international experts to explore legal challenges and opportunities in the video game and interactive entertainment industry.

Queen Mary announces Social Venture Fund winner 2023
21 April 2023

The winning start-up receives £15,000 to accelerate research, having impressed judges and investors to win the student-led social impact venture capital fund.

Song Describer platformFirst crowdsourcing platform for music description calls on public to support AI research
20 April 2023

AI researchers at Queen Mary University of London and UPF in Barcelona are building a dataset that will enable the development of better music description tools – but they need music fans’ help.

Queen Mary academic wins political studies prize
19 April 2023

Professor Kimberly Hutchings has been honoured with a lifetime contribution award from the UK’s Political Studies Association (PSA).

Queen Mary academic reveals how Turkish books influenced early modern Europe
19 April 2023

Turkish manuscripts informed and inspired European scholars of history and the arts from the mid-16th to late 17th century, according to a new book by Queen Mary University of London lecturer Dr Nil Ö. Palabiyik.

Meet some of Queen Mary’s inspiring environment experts
18 April 2023

As people around the world unite to mark Earth Day (22 April) and call for a greener future, learn about some of the Queen Mary academics working to protect our planet. 

The full-scale James Webb Space Telescope model at South by Southwest in AustinEngineering the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) - the largest optical telescope in space
17 April 2023

In a seminar at Queen Mary, NASA’s Dr Raymond Ohl explained what makes the JWST’s architecture so unique.

Clinical trial shows tumour-starving drug improves survival of mesothelioma
16 April 2023

An innovative therapy provides new hope to patients with malignant mesothelioma – a rare but rapidly fatal type of cancer with few effective treatment options – according to results presented by Queen Mary researcher at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting.

Blog: Essex pub dispute: do people really still think golliwogs are ok?
12 April 2023

Tim Bale, Professor of Politics at Queen Mary University of London, has written for The Conversation on public attitudes to golliwogs - following reports that the home secretary reprimanded police for seizing a display of the dolls after they received a hate crime complaint.

Queen Mary researcher wins rising star award from BBC and AHRC
5 April 2023

New Generation Thinkers recognises the UK’s most exciting early career arts and humanities researchers, and among this year’s top ten is Dr Gemma Tidman from Queen Mary’s School of Languages Linguistics and Film.

Queen Mary joins Turing University Network
4 April 2023

Queen Mary University of London has joined The Alan Turing Institute’s new university network, further strengthening its ties to the Institute and its connections with other leading universities.

New research reveals Covid lessons for employers to better support working parents
30 March 2023

Research published today by Queen Mary University of London details how flexible working lessons from the pandemic can foster more family-friendly work practices.

Queen Mary theatre expert confronting gender politics with sci-fi
30 March 2023

The latest play from critically acclaimed theatre artist and Queen Mary University of London lecturer Dr Mojisola Adebayo explores the politics of pleasure through an Afro-futurist space odyssey.

Queen Mary researcher receives major funding award
30 March 2023

Philip Eaton, Professor of Cardiovascular Biochemistry at Queen Mary University of London, has been awarded €2.5 million by the European Research Council (ERC) to help tackle cardiovascular disease.

Blog: Future-proofing flexible working: Learning lessons from lockdown to help working parents
30 March 2023

Dr Maria Adamson, co-director of Queen Mary's Centre for Research in Equality & Diversity and senior lecturer in the School of Business & Management, has written for advocacy charity Working Families about how Covid lockdowns could make workplaces more welcoming to parents and carers.

Queen Mary’s School of Business and Management reaches planning milestone
29 March 2023

Queen Mary University of London has received planning permission to develop a new and dedicated home for the School of Business and Management (SBM) on the Mile End Campus.

Professor Christopher Tredwin to become Queen Mary’s new Dean of Dentistry from 1st August 2023
27 March 2023

Queen Mary University of London is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Chris Tredwin as its new Dean of Dentistry and Director of the Institute of Dentistry. 

Queen Mary researcher wins political studies prize
24 March 2023

Comparative politics lecturer Dr Sofia Collignon has been honoured by the Political Studies Association for her research into how allegations of sexual abuse impact elections.

Queen Mary announces winners of Education Excellence Awards and President and Principal’s Prizes
22 March 2023

Queen Mary University of London recognised its 2022/23 winners of the Education Excellence Awards and President and Principal’s Prizes at a presentation on Monday 20th March.

Queen Mary among the top 20 universities targeted by the largest number of top employers
22 March 2023

Queen Mary University of London is confirmed again among the top 20 UK universities targeted by the largest number of top employers, according to a new report from High Fliers Research.

REF pushes academics to churn out lower quality research, new study shows
21 March 2023

The UK Government’s research evaluation system encourages a higher quantity and lower quality of work from academics, according to a paper published this week from an interdisciplinary international team led by Queen Mary’s Dr Moqi Groen-Xu.

Blog: The SNP lost thousands of members under Sturgeon – here’s why that should worry her successor
20 March 2023

Tim Bale, Professor of Politics at Queen Mary University of London, has written for The Conversation on the future of the Scottish National Party.

Queen Mary honours leading vaccine scientist with Doctor of Science award
16 March 2023

Professor Arturo Reyes-Sandoval, Director General (Rector) of the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN), one of Mexico’s largest and most prestigious universities, has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Science (DSc) degree from Queen Mary University of London.

Blog: The philosophy of Everything, Everywhere, All at Once
15 March 2023

Dr Kiki Tianqi Yu, Senior Lecturer in Film at Queen Mary University of London, has written for The Conversation about the cultural significance of the Oscar-winning blockbuster 'Everything Everywhere All at Once'.

A bumblebeeBumblebees learn new “trends” in their behaviour by watching and learning
7 March 2023

A new study has shown that bumblebees pick up new “trends” in their behaviour by watching and learning from other bees, and that one form of a behaviour can spread rapidly through a colony even when a different version gets discovered.

Blog: How ‘ugly’ fruit and vegetables could tackle food waste and solve supermarket supply shortages
7 March 2023

Güven Demirel, Senior Lecturer in Supply Chain Management at Queen Mary University of London, has co-written for The Conversation on how imperfect produce could tackle food waste and solve supermarket supply shortages.

Blog: Managing people for the first time: expert tips on how to succeed
7 March 2023

Dr Elena Doldor, Reader in Organisational Behaviour at Queen Mary University has written for 'The Conversation' on managing people for the first time.

MRI Scan. Credit:iStock.comQueen Mary University of London and icometrix receive prestigious AI Award
3 March 2023

Queen Mary and icometrix have together been awarded the prestigious AI Award in Health and Care by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR).

Blog: Options for a Peace Settlement for Ukraine: Energy
3 March 2023

Energy has played a significant role in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, and is likely to play a role in any future peace settlement. Dr Tibisay Morgandi, lecturer in International Energy and Natural Resources Law explains in her newly published paper

Kevin Rouault-Pierre, PhDVitamin B5 could help improve red blood cell production in people with Myelodysplastic syndromes
2 March 2023

Scientists from Barts Cancer Institute at Queen Mary University of London and the Francis Crick Institute, have uncovered why patients with a rare type of blood cancer suffer from ineffective red blood cell production, and how vitamin B5 could be combined with existing drugs to improve outcomes.

Queen Mary research frames a new take on cinema culture
1 March 2023

Unique insight into 1930s Britain is revealed in a new archive thanks to research by Annette Kuhn, Emeritus Professor in Film Studies at Queen Mary University of London.

Queen Mary theatre expert reveals unheard story of medical ethics, racism and human rights in a post-vaccine world
1 March 2023

An award-winning new play ‘Family Tree’ tells the little-known tale of one of the most remarkable people in medical history, Henrietta Lacks, exploring her impact on modern healthcare alongside issues of race and environment.

The Reading Spectrum – Is there a right way to read?
28 February 2023

Ahead of World Book Day, a new publication from Queen Mary University of London’s modern literature expert Professor Matthew Rubery aims to change everything we think we know about reading.

New research shows lack of NHS cash forcing IVF patients into private care they can’t afford
28 February 2023

The privatisation of UK healthcare services is creating unequal access to fertility treatment, leaving many people unable to afford the care they need, according to a study by Queen Mary University of London published in the peer-reviewed medical journal Health and Place.

A year since Russia invaded Ukraine, new research shows global financial impact
24 February 2023

The ongoing Russo-Ukrainian war may be the biggest blow to the global economy since the 2008 financial crisis, with even greater impact than the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a new paper in the 'International Review of Financial Analysis' from a research team led by Professor Muradoglu at Queen Mary University of London.

Identification of disease-causing proteins leads to new potential treatments for diseases like diabetes
24 February 2023

New research has identified hundreds of proteins that might contribute to the onset of common, chronic metabolic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, and consequently pathways to potential treatments.

Queen Mary French literature expert shines light on forgotten ‘battle of the school books’
23 February 2023

France is a famously literary nation, but its ideas of literature are rooted in a little-known eighteenth-century history, according to a new book by Dr Gemma Tidman in Queen Mary’s School of Languages Linguistics and Film.

Blog: Class and the City of London: my decade of research shows why elitism is endemic and top firms don’t really care
23 February 2023

Louise Ashley, Associate Professor in the School of Business and Management at Queen Mary University of London has written for The Conversation on why elitism is endemic and top firms don’t really care.

Surge in nitrous oxide abuse: New guidelines to help clinicians recognise cases and prevent spinal cord damage
23 February 2023

Recommendations from research published today on the diagnosis and treatment of spinal cord damage caused by nitrous oxide abuse have been simultaneously adopted as official clinical practice guidelines by the Association of British Neurologists. 

Colorized transmission electron micrograph of monkeypox virus particles (gold) cultivated and purified from cell culture. Image captured at the NIAID Integrated Research Facility (IRF) in Fort Detrick, Maryland. Credit: NIAIDClinicians identify severe form of mpox with high mortality in people with advanced HIV
21 February 2023

An international collaboration of clinicians, led by Queen Mary University of London and the Fight Infections Foundation/Hospital Germans Trias of Barcelona, has identified a severe, necrotising form of mpox with a high mortality in immunosuppressed people living with HIV.

Queen Mary’s business school celebrates top accreditation
21 February 2023

The School of Business and Management at Queen Mary University of London has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) in recognition of its world-leading excellence.

Blog: Q&A with Dr David Hone: ‘Dinosaurs are a great gateway into science’  
20 February 2023

Dr David Hone will appear on Dinosaur with Stephen Fry airing this Sunday 26th February on Channel Five. In this Q&A we find out more about the programme and David's career to date. 

Queen Mary academic elected as a research fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering
17 February 2023

Dr Evangelia Kyrimi, Lecturer in AI and Data Science in the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Queen Mary University of London, was announced as one of three new research fellows by the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Blog: Nicola Sturgeon and Jacinda Ardern – what two shock resignations tell us about good leadership
16 February 2023

Professor Rainbow Murray from Queen Mary's School of Politics and International Relations has written for The Conversation on lessons to learn in the wake of Scotland's and New Zealand's leaders resigning this week.

The dark side of AI: Queen Mary digital culture expert reveals how algorithms are generating hate and discrimination
15 February 2023

In an increasingly digital world, technology will promote historic social inequalities unless the system is challenged and changed, warns a new publication from Professor Yasmin Ibrahim in Queen Mary’s School of Business and Management.

A Night of Science and Engineering 8 February 2023Celebrating Science and Engineering at Queen Mary University of London
14 February 2023

On 8 February, Queen Mary’s Faculty of Science and Engineering was joined by a host of distinguished guests to celebrate A Night of Science and Engineering.

Target the microbiome to improve child undernutrition, says researchers
14 February 2023

Research led by Queen Mary University of London suggests that nutritional interventions used to tackle child undernutrition in lower and middle-income countries should target gut microbiome development, rather than just human nutritional needs, to more effectively improve child growth and development.

Academics urge UK Government to exit climate-busting treaty
11 February 2023

More than 110 UK academics have signed an open letter calling on energy secretary Grant Shapps to exit the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT), a little-known legal pact that could hamper climate ambition.

Grant BourhillNew Managing Director for Barts Life Sciences
10 February 2023

We’re delighted to announce that Grant Bourhill will be the new Managing Director for Barts Life Sciences.

Review calls for a refreshed look at clinical approach to heart muscle disorder
9 February 2023

A global review of left ventricular non-compaction has called for future efforts to better understand the features of excessive trabeculation in the heart. 

Dr. Ibilola Amao becomes a Fellow of Queen Mary
9 February 2023

Dr. Ibilola Amao has been awarded the Fellowship of Queen Mary University of London for her commitment to developing Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) talent from minority backgrounds, including mentoring women in the energy, power, infrastructure, oil and gas industries.

Wildlife presenter and filmmaker Gordon Buchanan awarded DSc by Queen Mary
9 February 2023

Gordon Buchanan, the prominent and respected filmmaker and presenter has been awarded the Doctor of Science (DSc) from Queen Mary University of London.

Children playing outdoorsIs a Government programme to tackle childhood obesity doing more harm than good?
9 February 2023

Research from Queen Mary University of London is the first to focus on the experiences of parents and their children who were categorised as ‘overweight’ and ‘very overweight’ by England’s National Measurement Programme (NCMP), an intervention designed to tackle childhood obesity. The results suggest that the current programme may be at risk of harming the children it aims to help.

Robert Halfon MP, Minister for Skills, Apprenticeships & Higher Education, visits Queen Mary
8 February 2023

The Minister met with students and senior leadership from Queen Mary to discuss universities’ role in giving young people better life opportunities and developing key skills.

HRH Princess Beatrice meets scientists tackling the UK’s rising skin cancer numbers in first visit as Patron of the British Skin Foundation
7 February 2023

HRH Princess Beatrice, in her newly appointed role as Patron of the British Skin Foundation, today visited London’s prestigious Blizard Institute at Queen Mary University of London to see first-hand how scientists are tackling the UK rising skin cancer numbers.

Meet some of Queen Mary’s inspiring female scientists
6 February 2023

The United Nations’ International Day of Women and Girls in Science (11 February) highlights the vital work of female scientists and promotes their equal access to participate in scientific communities. 

Cochrane review finds that vitamin D does not reduce risk of asthma attacks
6 February 2023

Taking vitamin D supplements does not reduce the risk of asthma attacks in children or adults, according to an updated Cochrane review published today.

Queen Mary University of LondonNational Apprenticeship Week 2023 celebrated at Queen Mary
6 February 2023

Placing inclusivity and opportunity at the heart of its approach to apprenticeships, Queen Mary University of London is marking National Apprenticeship Week (6 – 10 February 2023) by celebrating the successful growth of its offer. 

Queen Mary and Deutsche Bank launch degree apprenticeship
6 February 2023

As the first Russell Group University to launch a degree apprenticeship in 2015, Queen Mary is expanding its employment-based education offer to benefit even more students from September 2023.

A massive cluster of stars in the Tarantula Nebula - credit NASAQueen Mary Academic awarded €1.9m from European Research Council to investigate planet forming discs   
2 February 2023

Dr. Thomas Haworth from the School of Physical and Chemical Sciences has been awarded almost two million euros under the prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator (2022) Grant to investigate how planet forming discs evolve in different environments.  


New product combining blood and plasma in one bag saves lives, study finds
1 February 2023

A new blood product combining red blood cells and plasma in one bag is associated with a better survival from a penetrating major trauma injury, a new study involving Queen Mary University of London has found.

New exhibition celebrates ‘twin towns’ building bonds across borders
1 February 2023

Research and artwork on display at Queen Mary University of London explores how ‘twin town’ partnerships can create lasting cultural connections in a divided world.

Queen Mary professor elected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
31 January 2023

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has elected Queen Mary’s Professor Lars Chittka as a fellow.

Tower Hamlets and Queen Mary mark the launch of new bursary scheme
31 January 2023

Lutfur Rahman, Mayor of Tower Hamlets, visited Queen Mary University of London on Monday 30 January to celebrate the Mayor’s launch of a new bursary scheme for local young people.

Queen Mary confers honorary degrees on outstanding health and science experts
30 January 2023

Professor Dame Sally Davies and Professor Karen Vousden CBE, have both been awarded Honorary Doctor of Science (DSc) degrees at Queen Mary University of London’s recent graduations.

Blog: A Q&A with Professor Sir Harry Bhadeshia: “I discovered that steel is complicated.”
30 January 2023

Professor Sir Harry Bhadeshia will deliver his inaugural lecture at Queen Mary Presents on 8 February 2023.


The worm for which the researchers sequenced the genomeScientists discover the evolutionary secret behind different animal life cycles
26 January 2023

Researchers show a link between the time of activation of dozens of genes in the embryo and how the life cycles of animals evolved.

Queen Mary academic explores rich history of Soviet art
24 January 2023

Dr Andy Willimott’s new book, ‘Openness and Idealism: Soviet Posters 1985-1991’, looks back at the colourful and radical posters of Glasnost.

Queen Mary research reveals effects of Ukraine war on energy disputes
24 January 2023

The volatile price of raw materials and energy supply are predicted to be primary causes of disputes in the energy sector globally over the next five years, according to a major new study from Queen Mary University of London's School of Law.

Graduation success for Queen Mary students
24 January 2023

Some 3,000 students attended January graduations at Queen Mary University of London recently. There were six days of ceremonies, with approximately 6,000 guests accompanying the delighted graduates at these celebratory events.

New research on bees shows current safety tests of insecticides are inadequate
18 January 2023

Queen Mary researchers have revealed unexpected variation in bee neural receptors, challenging current safety assessments of insecticides, which work by targeting these receptors.


A bronze bust of Dr Ignas SemmelweisUK’s first Semmelweis statue unveiled at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
18 January 2023

Queen Mary University of London and the Embassy of Hungary in London mark the 204th birthday of Dr Ignác Semmelweis, the Hungarian obstetrician responsible for identifying the cause of puerperal fever.

Nurse taking patient's blood pressure. Credit: iStock.comTen-minute scan enables detection and cure of the single commonest cause of high blood pressure
16 January 2023

Doctors at Queen Mary University of London and Barts Hospital, and Cambridge University Hospital, have led research using a new type of CT scan to light up tiny nodules in a hormone gland and cure high blood pressure by their removal. The nodules are discovered in one-in-twenty people with high blood pressure.

Queen Mary alumni recognised in King’s New Year Honours
12 January 2023

Queen Mary University of London is proud to congratulate its alumni who were recently recognised in the New Year Honours List 2023, the first of the reign of King Charles III.

Blog: Why is interdisciplinary research so often the exception, not the rule?
11 January 2023

When the size of the prize is so great, why is interdisciplinary research so often the exception, not the rule?

Representative images of a WM983B melanoma cell nucleus with a nuclear envelope bleb stained for Lamin A/C (green), Lamin B1 (magenta) and DNA (blue). Scale bar, 10 μmResearchers identify protein that helps skin cancer spread throughout the body
9 January 2023

Research led by Queen Mary University of London, King’s College London and the Francis Crick Institute has identified a protein that makes melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer, more aggressive by giving cancer cells the ability to change the shape of their nucleus – a characteristic which allows the cells to migrate and spread around the body.

Expanding radiation research at Queen Mary University of London
5 January 2023

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London’s Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry (FMD), including Dr Jane Sosabowski and Professor Kairbaan Hodivala-Dilke at Barts Cancer Institute (BCI), have received funding from the University and Barts Charity for a new piece of research equipment that will accelerate radiation research at Queen Mary.

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