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£2.9 million funding awarded to research the impacts of historic landfill on UK coasts and communities
14 June 2024

The Resilience of Anthropocene Coasts and Communities (RACC) project, led by Professor Kate Spencer and Dr Andy Russell from the School of Geography at Queen Mary University of London with Professor Larissa Naylor at the University of Glasgow, has been awarded £2.9 million as part of the broader UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and Defra funded Resilient UK Coastal Communities and Seas programme.

Professor Chloe Orkin receives MBE in the King’s Birthday Honours
14 June 2024

Queen Mary University of London is delighted to congratulate Professor Chloe Orkin, who has been recognised with an MBE for services to NHS in the 2024 King’s Birthday Honours list.

Queen Mary University of London to play key role in Horizon Europe Project on Democratic Governance and Sustainable Food Systems
13 June 2024

Queen Mary University of London will play a key role in the new Horizon Europe project ‘Democratic Governance, Environmental and Climate Challenges, and Societal Transformation: Deliberation, Inclusiveness, and Citizen Empowerment for Sustainable Food Systems’ (DEMETRA)

New genetic atlas of periodontal cell types shows gum disease may be caused by immunosuppression of skin cells in the mouth
13 June 2024

Researchers have for the first time created an integrated single-cell RNA sequencing (scRNAseq) atlas of the human periodontium, the specialised tissues in the mouth that connect teeth to the underlying bone. This atlas will help identify the unique environments that impact on the development of gum disease (periodontitis), leading to better and more precise treatments. 

Blog: If D-day ceremony aimed to send Putin a message about fighting tyranny, Ukraine’s allies should have paid more attention to history
13 June 2024

Natalya Chernyshova, Lecturer in Modern European History in the School of History at Queen Mary University of London has written for 'The Conversation' on the recent D-day commemorations

Blog: Could Labour’s massive poll lead affect, as well as reflect, how it performs at the election? Three things the evidence tells us
13 June 2024

Matthew Barnfield, Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the School of Politics and International Relations at Queen Mary University of London has written for 'The Conversation' on Labour’s massive poll lead affect, as well as reflect, how it performs at the election?

New research suggests weight bearing after ankle fracture surgery may be more beneficial than previously thought
12 June 2024

A new study from the Bone and Joint Health research group indicates that advice on weight bearing after treatment for ankle fractures may need to be adjusted to ensure the best outcomes for post-surgical care.

Preparing for a world where Alzheimer’s disease is treatable
12 June 2024

Drugs with the potential to change the course of Alzheimer’s disease are expected to be approved by mid-year in the UK. Healthcare services may need to change to ensure that all patients have equitable access to these new modifying anti-amyloid therapies.

Winners of Research Collaboration Award small sizeQueen Mary wins two London Higher awards for student employability and research collaboration, and is highly commended for wellbeing support 
11 June 2024

The awards, new this year on the 25th anniversary of London Higher, are for Higher Education Institutions in London.

UNFPA and Queen Mary publish regional reports to help countries across the world meet COP commitments to tackle gender injustice from climate change
11 June 2024

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Queen Mary University of London have published five regional reports to support the integration of sexual and reproductive health and rights and related themes in the nationally determined contributions (NDCs) of countries across the world. 

AI event in the Octagon at Queen MaryQueen Mary University of London joins US AI Safety Consortium
7 June 2024

Queen Mary is one of over 200 leading AI stakeholders collaborating on this critical initiative.

Blog: Shocking news: Daily Mail says public opposes Labour’s votes-at-16 policy – here’s why Starmer won’t flinch
7 June 2024

Philip Cowley, Professor of Politics in the School of Politics and International Relations at Queen Mary University of London has written for 'The Conversation' on the results of a recent poll that 'deals a blow' for Starmer- but will it really hurt Labour?

Blog: Election manifestos are inevitably a letdown – here’s how we can fix them
6 June 2024

Patrick Diamond, Professor in Public Policy in the School of Politics and International Relations at Queen Mary University of London, has written for 'The Conversation', on the inevitable letdown of election manifestos - and how we can fix them.

New study reveals substantial carbon emissions from the ongoing Israel-Gaza conflict
6 June 2024

A new study by an international team of researchers has revealed the significant environmental impact of the ongoing Israel-Gaza conflict. Co-authored by Dr Benjamin Neimark, Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London, the study provides a comprehensive estimate of the greenhouse gas emissions resulting from the conflict and calls for mandatory military emissions reporting.

First-of-its-kind test can predict dementia up to nine years before diagnosis
5 June 2024

Researchers from the Centre of Preventive Neurology have developed a new method for predicting dementia with over 80% accuracy and up to nine years before a diagnosis. The new method provides a more accurate way to predict dementia than memory tests or measurements of brain shrinkage, two commonly used methods for diagnosing dementia.

Queen Mary BuildingQueen Mary is one of the highest climbers among UK universities in 2025 QS rankings
5 June 2024

Queen Mary University of London has climbed 25 places in the 2025 QS World University Rankings, confirming its position as one of the world’s top universities.

Queen Mary welcomes HE delegation from ThailandQueen Mary welcomes large Higher Education delegation from Thailand
3 June 2024

Global research and innovation opportunities, academic collaborations and student exchanges were among the topics Queen Mary University of London explored with a large delegation of higher education leaders from Thai universities last week. 

Professor Jack Cuzick awarded the prestigious Galen Medal by the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries
3 June 2024

The Galen Medal in Therapeutics has been presented by the Society of Apothecaries annually since 1925 and is its most prestigious honour.

Large Pakistani HE delegation visits Queen MaryHigher Education delegation from Pakistan visits Queen Mary
31 May 2024

Queen Mary University of London has welcomed a Higher Education delegation from Pakistan on Thursday, 23 May. The visit follows the launch of the Pak-UK Transnational Education (TNE) Policy at the end of April and a first successful visit by a delegation of Pakistani Vice Chancellors to Queen Mary in February last year. 

MTJG London 2024 - Navigating colliding principles in lawmaking within the video game and interactive entertainment industry
30 May 2024

Queen Mary University of London’s Centre for Commercial Law Studies brought academic and industry experts together for its More Than Just a Game (MTJG)conference earlier this month

Professor Xavier Griffin awarded prestigious travelling fellowship by the British Orthopaedic Association
30 May 2024

The Fellowship facilitates the visit of orthopaedic experts to centres of excellence in Canada and the USA.

Blog: Notification! You may have cancer. Could smartphones and wearables help detect cancer early?
28 May 2024

Suzanne Scott, Professor of Health Psychology and Early Cancer Diagnosis in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, discusses how technology could change how we monitor our health and the issues we need to consider now to optimise the chance of success. 

MAHE delegation visits Queen MaryQueen Mary explores new routes of collaboration with Manipal Academy of Higher Education
24 May 2024

Queen Mary University of London is strengthening its partnership with Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE). Last week Queen Mary welcomed MAHE’s Vice Chancellor Lt Gen Dr M D Venkatesh and Dr Karunakar Kotegar, Director of International Affairs, at our Institute of Dentistry (IoD) to explore future collaborations in teaching and research as well as new articulation and progression agreements. 

Education Excellence Awards 2024 - some of the winnersQueen Mary announces winners of Education Excellence Awards and President and Principal’s Prizes
24 May 2024

Queen Mary University of London recognised its 2023/24 winners of the Education Excellence Awards and President and Principal’s Prizes at a presentation on Thursday 23rd May. 

 

Blog: Persistent Gender Imbalances in UK Political Candidate Selections: A Call for Systemic Reform
23 May 2024

In a comprehensive analysis by Dr Sofía Collignon , Senior Lecturer in Comparative Politics at Queen Mary University of London, new light has been shed on the persistent gender disparities in the selection of parliamentary candidates by the UK’s Conservative and Labour parties. Responding to a recent report by the Financial Times, Dr Collignon’s paper highlights the urgent need for systemic reforms to address these imbalances and promote gender equality in British politics.

Lung cancer study confirms benefits of screening across socioeconomic groups
22 May 2024

New research indicates that people from all socioeconomic groups benefit from low-dose-CT screening in terms of lung cancer survival

Blog: Now You See Us: Women Artists in Britain 1520–1920 – stunning in scope but celebrating female artists with exhibitions isn’t enough
22 May 2024

Dr Chloe Ward, Senior Lecturer in the History of British Art at Queen Mary University of London has written for 'The Conversation' on Tate Britain’s new exhibition, Now You See Us: Women Artists in Britain 1520-1920, which amasses over 200 works by more than 100 professional women artists.

Queen Mary University of London study reveals a lack of compliance with consumer law guidance on fertility clinic websites
22 May 2024

Earlier this year, revelations surfaced indicating that women who freeze their eggs are being misled by some UK clinics about their chances of having a baby. Now a recent investigation from Queen Mary University of London, sheds light on the disparities in information provision regarding Time-lapse Imaging (TLI) on UK fertility clinic websites.

Professor Amrita AhluwaliaProfessor Amrita Ahluwalia elected as Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences
21 May 2024

Amrita Ahluwalia, Professor of Vascular Pharmacology and Dean of Research for the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at Queen Mary University of London, is one of 58 exceptional biomedical and health scientists elected by the Academy to its prestigious Fellowship. 

Pioneering guide helps judges to navigate digital open source evidence
20 May 2024

'Evaluating Digital Open Source Imagery: A Guide for Judges and Fact-Finders,' a groundbreaking resource from Dr Daragh Murray, Senior Lecturer and IHSS Fellow, is aimed at equipping judges and fact-finders with essential tools to effectively evaluate digital open source evidence in legal proceedings.

Queen Mary University of London leads £1.7 million project to revolutionise drug discovery with next-generation organ-chip technology
16 May 2024

Queen Mary University of London in collaboration with a consortium of leading pharmaceutical companies, organ-chip technology providers, and regulatory bodies, has secured a £1.7 million research grant from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to develop a groundbreaking approach to drug discovery.

Andrew Spowage at the THE Asia Universities Summit 2024THE Asia Summit 2024: Queen Mary’s Dr. Andrew Spowage on the strengths of the Joint Educational Institution model
16 May 2024

Dr. Andrew Spowage, Director (Industry) at Queen Mary University of London’s Centre for Research in Engineering and Materials Education, was recently invited to join a higher education panel discussion at the Times Higher Education’s (THE) 2024 Asia Universities Summit in Kuala Lumpur. The summit was hosted by Sunway University. 

New Labour's ongoing legacy: Dr Karl Pike analyses the battles over the ‘New Labour’ years and how they affected the party long after Blair and Brown left office
16 May 2024

In the wake of the release of "Getting Over New Labour," a highly anticipated publication authored by Dr Karl Pike of Queen Mary University of London, political pundits and Labour enthusiasts are delving into the intricate web of the party's history and its lingering impact on contemporary politics.

Queen Mary academic Dr Jaswinder Blackwell-Pal announced by BBC and AHRC as ‘New Generation Thinker’
16 May 2024

Dr Jaswinder Blackwell-Pal, Lecturer in Theatre and Performance Studies at Queen Mary University of London, has been selected by BBC and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) as one of the ten ‘New Generation Thinkers’ for 2024

Professor Frances BalkwillProfessor Frances Balkwill elected as Fellow of the Royal Society
16 May 2024

Professor Frances Balkwill OBE FMedSci FRS is one of 90 exceptional researchers across the world to be elected this year to the Fellowship of the Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of sciences.

Singing researchers uncover cross-cultural patterns in music and language
16 May 2024

Predictable melodies in songs may aid social bonding and group synchronisation, according to researchers. 

HPV vaccination is a highly effective way of reducing cervical disease, finds research led Professor of Cancer Epidemiology, Peter Sasieni
16 May 2024

The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme in England has been associated with a substantial reduction in cervical disease across all socioeconomic groups. 

The origin and long-distance travels of upside down trees
15 May 2024

Scientists have solved the mystery behind the origin, evolution and dispersal around the world of iconic baobabs.

UGM visit to Mile End campusQueen Mary welcomes UGM delegation to Mile End campus
14 May 2024

Last week, Queen Mary University of London’s Indonesian education partner Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) met with Queen Mary colleagues. The UGM delegation was led by Dr Bayu Sutikno, Vice Dean for Academic and Student Affairs, Faculty of Economics and Business UGM.

Research led by Queen Mary suggests that people with more copies of ribosomal DNA have higher risks of developing disease
14 May 2024

Analysis of previously unstudied areas of the genomes of 500,000 people indicates that individuals who have more copies of ribosomal DNA (rDNA) are more likely to develop inflammation and diseases during their lifetimes.

Dementia Action Week: Spotlight on the NIHR Policy Research Unit in Dementia and Neurodegeneration at Queen Mary University of London (DeNPRU-QM)
13 May 2024

For Dementia Action Week, we’re showcasing work happening now in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry to improve our understanding of how we diagnose, and provide care and treatment to people living with dementia. 

UK HE delegation in PakistanQueen Mary attends UK HE Transnational Education Mission to Pakistan
10 May 2024

Queen Mary recently joined a UK higher education delegation on a 5-day visit to Pakistan. Led by the UK Government’s International Education Champion, Sir Steve Smith, the delegation comprised senior representatives from the UK government, 15 leading UK higher education providers and key stakeholders from across the sector. 

Research finds genetic variation that could lead to increased risk of viral infections
9 May 2024

A new study, led by Jesmond Dalli, Professor of Molecular Pharmacology at Queen Mary University of London, has found that people with a genetic mutation which leads to a reduction in a protein called LGR6, found on the surface of immune cells, have a decreased ability to clear viral infections.

Queen Mary signs new agreement with UESTCQueen Mary signs new agreement with UESTC
9 May 2024

On Wednesday, 24 April, Queen Mary University of London welcomed a delegation from the University of Electronic Science & Technology of China (UESTC) to sign a newly developed agreement with the School of Mathematical Sciences (SMS) and School of Biological & Behavioural Science (SBBS), providing high-performing graduates with the opportunity to move on to postgraduate study at Queen Mary and earn a one-year master's degree. 

Queen Mary project to tackle risks of ChatGPT-like systems for healthcare and law
8 May 2024

Professor Maria Liakata awarded RAI UK Keystone grant to address sociotechnical limitations of Large Language Models (LLMs).

Professor Nikolaos Donos awarded the EFP Distinguished Scientist Award by the European Federation of Peridontology
7 May 2024

Professor Donos' award was given as recognition for his exceptional achievements and commitment to the field of peridontology.

Queen Mary launches global search for leading researchers in medicine and dentistry
3 May 2024

Queen Mary University of London is investing in its world-leading research through the creation of at least 15 new strategic professorial roles.

Dr Yuanwei Liu with his Early Career Researcher prize, standing in front of a green wall2024 Research and Innovation Awards highlights excellence across Queen Mary University of London
2 May 2024

Queen Mary’s second annual Research and Innovation Awards highlights excellence across the University, from star early career researchers to impacts in policy, industry and climate action

Advance in understanding spatial navigation: walls, not floors, define space
2 May 2024

New research published in Current Biology sheds light on how animals create and maintain internal spatial maps based on their surroundings.

Thomas Powles named in TIME's list of the 100 most influential people in global health this year 
2 May 2024

Queen Mary University of London’s Professor Thomas Powles has been recognised in the 2024 TIME100 Health list for his breakthrough success in treating severe bladder cancer. 

AI in Music: Queen Mary begins new research partnerships.
2 May 2024

Queen Mary University of London is starting four new collaborative projects to develop new ways to use AI in music.

Blog: After struggling with its past, is the Labour party looking to the future?
1 May 2024

Karl Pike, Lecturer in Public Policy in the School of Politics and International Relations at Queen Mary University of London, has written for 'The Conversation' on 'New Labour'

New poll from Queen Mary University of London reveals ethnic minority perspectives on British politics, social issues, and governance
1 May 2024

A new poll from the Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London reveals what ethnic minority voters in London think about British politics, racism in the UK, the Metropolitan Police Service, the cost-of-living crisis, and Rishi Sunak’s premiership

Blog: Is the London mayoral race tightening? New poll shows Sadiq Khan leads Susan Hall by 13 points
1 May 2024

Elizabeth Simon, Postdoctoral Researcher in British Politics at Queen Mary University of London has written for the 'The Conversation' on the London mayoral elections

New £42 million screening trial to improve efficacy of prostate cancer screening
1 May 2024

Queen Mary’s Professor Rhian Gabe is named as one of six lead researchers in the new £42 million TRANSFORM trial to find the best way to screen for prostate cancer.

Researchers identify over 2,000 genetic signals linked to blood pressure in study of over 1 million people
30 April 2024

The Queen Mary-led study reveals the most detailed picture yet of genetic contributors to blood pressure. The findings lead to improved polygenic risk scores, which will better predict blood pressure and risk for hypertension.

Queen Mary University of LondonOxford’s Leah Thompson joins Queen Mary as our first Associate Director of Entrepreneurship.
30 April 2024

Queen Mary University of London has appointed Leah Thompson as Associate Director of Entrepreneurship. A newly created role, Leah will lead entrepreneurial support activities across Queen Mary.

Gorivero, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>, via Wikimedia CommonsDr Archie Davies awarded prestigious British Academy funding to illuminate the world of 'Quilombo' through translation and documentary film
26 April 2024

Archie Davies, Lecturer in Geography and Fellow of the Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences, awarded British Academy funding through the Official Development Assistance International Interdisciplinary Research Projects Programme (ODA) 2024, to work with Dr Diego de Matos Gondim, of the Federal University of Fluminense, Brazil

Blog: Sadiq Khan on track for third term as London mayor – but nearly half of Londoners dissatisfied with performance
25 April 2024

Elizabeth Simon, Postdoctoral Researcher in British Politics, and Farah Hussain, PhD Candidate, School of Politics and International Relations at Queen Mary University of London has written for 'The Conversation' on how Sadiq Khan is on track for a third term as London Mayor, but nearly half of Londoners dissatisfied with performance

New study reveals how parasites shape complex food webs
24 April 2024

A new study published today in Proceedings of the Royal Society B sheds light on how parasites influence the intricate relationships between predator and prey populations.

Pioneering AI in Earth Sciences: DERI’s Professor Cédric John
18 April 2024

Professor John leads Data Science for the Environment and Sustainability at the Digital Environmental Research Institute (DERI).

Blog: Gaza war: Israel using AI to identify human targets raising fears that innocents are being caught in the net
17 April 2024

Elke Schwarz, Reader in Political Theory in the School of Politics and International Relations at Queen Mary University of London, has written for 'The Conversation' on the use of AI in warfare and how innocent people are being caught in the net

New studies into malnutrition and infant mortality highlight Queen Mary’s close collaboration with researchers in Zimbabwe and Zambia
17 April 2024

Two research papers published today identify mechanisms that contribute to the long-term impacts of malnutrition and HIV infection on children.

Credit: solarseven from iStockphoto.comStandard diabetes test may be inaccurate for 10,000s of South Asian people in UK
16 April 2024

Research led by Dr Miriam Samuel and colleagues in Genes & Health shows that a gene variant almost exclusively found in people of South Asian heritage affects the accuracy of the HbA1c test commonly used to diagnose type 2 diabetes.

Delegation from Sierra Leone visits Queen Mary to explore collaboration and partnerships
15 April 2024

Just before Easter, Queen Mary University of London welcomed a delegation from Sierra Leone, led by the country’s Deputy Health Minister, Dr Jalikatu Mustapha. The visit's aim was to explore potential new partnerships and collaborations in teaching and research with a focus on reducing salt intake and hypertension.  

Jordan MarajhQueen Mary students celebrated in campaign that spotlights the success of ‘first in family’ students
15 April 2024

A new national campaign, led by Universities UK (UUK), celebrates the extraordinary success of students from Queen Mary University of London who were the first in their families to attend university. 

Professor Amrita AhluwaliaAnalysing the evidence: an interview with Professor Amrita Ahluwalia
8 April 2024

In this interview, Professor Ahluwalia discusses her role in analysing some of the evidence collected during a police investigation into the use of a legal chemical to assist suicide.

Queen Mary partners with LMEQueen Mary partners with the London Medical Exchange to broaden access to its postgraduate education offerings across China
8 April 2024

On Sunday, 24 March, Queen Mary University of London formally signed an agreement with the London Medical Exchange (LME) to bring postgraduate medical education to healthcare professionals across China.

Queen Mary in top 20 Universities targeted by leading employers 
5 April 2024

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

Gavin Lewis speaking on stageThe number of Black CEOs leading top-ranking FTSE companies is still too low warns Queen Mary alumnus Gavin Lewis
5 April 2024

City MD and former student, Gavin Lewis says the city is still under-represented by Black leaders and that today’s students need to foster a culture of ambition and resilience to succeed.

Professors Segun Fatumo and Simon Haas to join Queen Mary’s Precision Health University Research Institute
4 April 2024

The two appointments to the Precision Health University Research Institute (PHURI) strengthen the Institute’s focus on precision medicine and reflect its commitment to genomic diversity in research.

A chick. Credit: Pixabay.Chicks prove vision and touch linked at birth
3 April 2024

Queen Mary study reveals that newly hatched chicks can instantly recognise objects with their vision, even if they've only ever experienced them by touch.

Professor Kathryn Yusoff selected to represent the UK at the 19th International Architecture Exhibition at La Biennale di Venezia 2025
3 April 2024

Dr Kathryn Yusoff, Professor of Inhuman Geography at Queen Mary University of London has been selected as part of a team of architectural practitioners to represent the UK at the 19th International Architecture Exhibition at La Biennale di Venezia 2025.

Landmark report demonstrates the effectiveness of rewilding as an investable nature-based climate solution
28 March 2024

Knepp Wildland Carbon Project: Academics from the School of Geography at Queen Mary University contribute to landmark report

Unlocking Insights into Marketing to Mature Consumers: A New Research Synthesis
28 March 2024

Research from Queen Mary University of London academic Dr Mina Tajvidi, delves into marketing communications targeted at mature consumers aged 50 and above, addressing definitional inconsistencies and reviewing research published since 1972.

Photo credit: TxanTxunai via Wikimedia CommonsSecrets of the naked mole-rat: new study reveals how their unique metabolism protects them from heart attacks
27 March 2024

This unusual, subterranean mammal with extreme longevity shows genetic adaptations to low oxygen environments which could offer opportunities for advancing other areas of physiological and medical research in humans. 

Breakthrough in melting point prediction: over 100-year-old physics problem solved by Queen Mary Professor
25 March 2024

A longstanding problem in physics has finally been cracked by Professor Kostya Trachenko of Queen Mary University of London's School of Physical and Chemical Sciences.

Queen Mary publishes a government report exploring intellectual property in the metaverse
25 March 2024

A new report by Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute (QMIPRI) delves into the potential ramifications of the Metaverse on intellectual property (IP) rights. 

Blog: The impact of artificial intelligence on individual development and the functioning of democratic societies
25 March 2024

AI potential can "only be realised through a considered and evidence-based approach, which prioritises human rights and safeguards against unintended consequences" writes Daragh Murray, Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary School of Law and Fellow of the Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences

Quantum interference could lead to smaller, faster, and more energy-efficient transistors
25 March 2024

Researchers develop new single-molecule transistor that uses quantum interference.

Professor Jonathan Grigg, Queen Mary University of London, at the Malta conference Malta Conference: The mounting health impacts of urbanisation and how to adjust to a changing environment
22 March 2024

On Thursday, 14 March, leading environmental and public health experts from Queen Mary University of London and the University of Malta, Honourable Ministers, policy makers and members of the community came together at our Malta Campus to discuss The Environmental Health Challenges of Urbanisation’.  

New NICE guideline on familial and genetic risk for ovarian cancer, led by Queen Mary researchers, now published
22 March 2024

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published new guidance, ‘Ovarian cancer: identifying and managing familial and genetic risk’. The guideline is the product of painstaking work by Professor Ranjit Manchanda, Professor of Gynaecological Oncology, and an expert committee including Dr Adam Brentnall, Senior Lecturer in Biostatistics - both from the Wolfson Institute of Population Health.

Queen Mary one of five top universities forming a new collaborative research centre for preterm birth research
21 March 2024

The Tommy’s National Centre for Preterm Birth Research brings together leading researchers from Queen Mary with colleagues from Imperial College, University College, King's College, and the University of Leeds. 

‘Insurance, Climate Change and the Law’: New book from Queen Mary academic, explores the insurance industry's role in climate action
21 March 2024

Queen Mary University of London academic Franziska Arnold-Dwyer is set to release her latest book titled "Insurance, Climate Change and the Law". This timely publication delves into the pivotal role of the insurance industry in addressing the challenges posed by climate change.

Queen Mary University of London Postdoctoral Fellow recognised for work on butterfly development
20 March 2024

Dr Océane Seudre, a postdoctoral research fellow at Queen Mary University of London, is among the winners of the 2024 L'Oréal UNESCO For Women In Science Rising Talents Awards.

Blog: The abuse of Diane Abbott by a top Tory donor should have us all thinking about how we normalise racism against women MPs
19 March 2024

Sofía Collignon, Senior Lecturer in Comparative Politics, in the School of Politics and International Relations at Queen Mary University of London, and Orly Siow, Associate Senior Lecturer in Gender Studies at Lund University, has written for 'The Conversation' on how the abuse of Diane Abbott by a top Tory donor should have us all thinking about how we normalise racism against women MPs.

Blog: Artdocfest is a crucial outpost of free expression on Russia’s doorstep
19 March 2024

Jeremy Hicks, Professor of Russian Culture and Film from the School of Languages, Linguistics and Film at Queen Mary University of London has written for 'The Conversation' on 'Artdocfest': the biggest festival of documentary film in the former Soviet countries.

Blog: Israel-Gaza protests have cost police at least £25 million so far – but can you put a price on free speech?
19 March 2024

Eric Heinze, Professor of Law and Humanities from the School of Law at Queen Mary University of London has written for 'The Conversation' on the cost of ‘free’ speech.

Imran Kayani playing football on a pitchQueen Mary University Footballer Aims for World Cup Glory with Pakistan
19 March 2024

Imran Kayani, a third-year student at Queen Mary University of London, is poised to represent Pakistan in their upcoming World Cup qualifier against Jordan, the furthest they’ve got in the 75-year history. The 22-year-old is impressively balancing the demands of international football and his academic studies in Computer Science.  

Professor Yang Hao receives 2024 EurAAP Antenna Award for world-leading contributions in wireless
19 March 2024

Professor Yang Hao from the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, was honored with the prestigious award at the ceremony held on Monday, March 18th in Glasgow, Scotland. 

Inorganic nitrate can help protect patients against kidney damage caused during coronary angiographic procedures
19 March 2024

A five-day course of once-daily inorganic nitrate reduces the risk of a serious complication following a coronary angiogram, in which the dye used causes damage to the kidneys. The treatment was also shown to improve renal outcomes at three months and major adverse cardiac events (MACE) at one year compared to placebo.

Queen Mary University of London contributes to next phase of Integrating Finance and Biodiversity Programme
18 March 2024

The battle against the alarming decline of species receives a significant reinforcement today as the Integrating Finance and Biodiversity (IFB) Programme secures an additional £3 million in follow-on funding from the esteemed Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)

Queen Mary University of London wins first-ever EPSRC grant for training technicians
18 March 2024

A £971,000 grant from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) will fuel the creation of a training hub for microwave and antenna technicians.

Queen Mary University of London researchers develop AI technique to rapidly reconstruct blood flow patterns in coronary arteries
14 March 2024

New method eliminates time-consuming computational fluid dynamics calculations.

Professor Nikolaos Donos awarded the prestigious IADR Distinguished Scientist in Research in Periodontal Disease Award
14 March 2024

Professor Donos, Director of Research and Head of Clinical Research at the Institute of Dentistry, was presented with the award - the highest international award in the field of Periodontology - at the 102nd General Session and Exhibition of the International Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research (IADR) in New Orleans this week.

Queen Mary University of London researcher receives UKRI funding for methane monitoring project
13 March 2024

Dr Paul Balcombe has secured £750,000 in funding from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) for his project on improving methane monitoring.

School-age girls with obesity are more likely to experience joint and muscle pain
13 March 2024

Girls with obesity are more likely to experience pain in their bones, joints, muscles, ligaments or tendons compared with children with a healthy weight, according to research by Queen Mary University of London. The same did not apply to boys. 

Queen Mary team awarded £7 million grant to train next generation of organ-on-a-chip scientists and bioengineers
12 March 2024

A team of bioengineers led by Professor Hazel Screen have been awarded a £7 million grant to establish an EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Next Generation Organ-on-a-Chip Technologies.

Queen Mary joins €3 million project to develop advanced 3D printing for aerospace repairs
12 March 2024

Queen Mary University of London is spearheading a transformative initiative in additive manufacturing (AM). 

Blog: Can plant genomics help us preserve Britain's biodiversity?
12 March 2024

The UK government’s new biodiversity net gain scheme means that all new building projects in the UK must achieve a 10% net gain in biodiversity or habitat. However, as Professor of Plant Genetics Andrew Leitch explains, we need to protect and preserve biodiversity on a much larger scale.

Sir Simon Schama  (Photography by Gary Schwartz)Sir Simon Schama delivers first of Mile End Institute’s new ‘Hennessy Lectures’
11 March 2024

This new wide-ranging series, celebrating the life and work of Mile End Institute patron, Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield, will bring together politicians, policymakers, academics, Queen Mary students and the wider public to explore the major challenges facing British politics and policymaking.

Group of Female Researchers in Lab Coats at the Blizard InstituteCelebrating the women inspiring inclusion at Queen Mary this International Women’s Day
8 March 2024

The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is ‘Inspiring Inclusion’

Debra Michaels as MRS in STARS (photography Ali Wright)STARS by Mojisola Adebayo wins OffWestEnd Theatre award for best new play
7 March 2024

STARS, a production written by acclaimed theatremaker, artist, and Professor of Theatre Writing and Performance Practice at Queen Mary, Mojisola Adebayo, has secured the New Play OffWestEnd Theatre (Offie) Award 2024.

Experienced Impact Investor to lead London Social Venture Fund Project.
7 March 2024

New initiative seeks to support new startups with a social purpose.

Bees teaching each other to solve a complex puzzleBees master complex tasks through social interaction
6 March 2024

Bumblebees surprise scientists with advanced social learning skills

Photo credit Gary SchwartzLaunch event for the Centre for Preventive Neurology showcases breadth of research into neurological disorders
6 March 2024

The Centre for Preventive Neurology, based in the Wolfson Institute of Population Health, marked its official launch this week with a symposium at the Mile End campus.

Artist's impression of an AI networkQueen Mary researchers shine at The Alan Turing Institute 
6 March 2024

Three exceptional Queen Mary researchers have been awarded Turing Fellowships by The Alan Turing Institute.

Julian Jackson wins the Pol Roger Duff Cooper Prize for France on Trial: The Case of Marshal Pétain
5 March 2024

The Pol Roger Duff Cooper Prize for the best non-fiction published in the UK is awarded to Julian Jackson for France on Trial: The Case of Marshal Pétain, published by Allen Lane.

Nutrient-based alternative to weight-loss drugs enters next stage of testing
5 March 2024

The novel pill is drug-free and more affordable that existing products.

Olena Zelenska, First Lady of Ukraine, unites key stakeholders to help deliver post-war mental health recovery for young people in Ukraine
4 March 2024

Queen Mary University of London and partners were honoured to welcome Olena Zelenska, First Lady of Ukraine and key stakeholders from the UK and Ukraine for a roundtable discussion on how to address the complex mental health needs of young people, particularly those affected by war.

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry recognises excellence at the annual awards event
1 March 2024

The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry gathered at the Barbican last night to recognise those colleagues who had made the most outstanding contributions to scholarship, collegiality, and students over the past year.

Professor Miri Rubin delivers prestigious Gifford Lectures
1 March 2024

Professor Miri Rubin will deliver the renowned Gifford Lectures in Aberdeen during Feb-March. The series, consisting of four lectures, a concert at King’s College Chapel, and an event at the Aberdeen Art Gallery, seeks to provide a rich examination of the feminine within the realms of religion and beyond.

A Night of Science and Engineering: Queen Mary showcases cutting-edge research and innovation
1 March 2024

Queen Mary University of London held its second annual Night of Science and Engineering last evening at the university's Octagon venue.

Record-breaking polar explorer, Dr Zoe Hudson, receives Honorary Degree for pioneering spirit
1 March 2024

On the evening of February 29th, 2024, during the Night of Science and Engineering event, Queen Mary conferred the honorary degree Dr Zoe Hudson, a record-breaking polar explorer and alumna. This recognition celebrates Dr Hudson's remarkable achievements in pushing boundaries and inspiring others through her multiple polar expeditions.

Study identifies multi-organ response to seven days without food
1 March 2024

New findings reveal that the body undergoes significant, systematic changes across multiple organs during prolonged periods of fasting. The results demonstrate evidence of health benefits beyond weight loss, but also show that any potentially health-altering changes appear to occur only after three days without food.

JWST image of the Orion Nebula and zoom with on the proto-planetary system d203-506. Credits: background image NASA/ESA/CSA/S. Fuenmayor/PDRs4All Zoom in: I. Schroetter/O. Berné/PDRs4AllRadiation from massive stars shapes planetary systems
29 February 2024

Astronomers have discovered a unique planetary system where a young star is being stripped bare of its planet-forming material at an astonishing rate.

Unlocking the Secrets of Social Bots: Research Sheds Light on AI's Role in Spreading Disinformation
29 February 2024

Social bots are not just benign entities; they have the power to influence public opinion and even manipulate markets, according to research from Queen Mary University of London academic Dr Mina Tajvidi

Blog: Lindsay Hoyle: how the speaker dug himself an even deeper hole by offering and then denying the SNP a fresh Gaza debate
29 February 2024

Daniel Gover, Senior Lecturer in British Politics, in the School of Politics and International Relations at Queen Mary University of London has written for 'The Conversation' on the the UK House of Commons Speaker Lindsay Hoyle's handling of a debate about supporting a ceasefire in Gaza.

Professor Li Chan named winner of 2024 European Journal of Endocrinology Award
29 February 2024

The European Society of Endocrinology (ESE) has announced that the 2024 European Journal of Endocrinology (EJE) Award has been awarded to Li Chan, Professor of Molecular Endocrinology and Metabolism at the Centre for Endocrinology at the William Harvey Institute.

Queen Mary to host new hub for national mental health research platform
29 February 2024

Jennifer Lau, Professor of Youth Resilience and Co-Director of the Youth Resilience Unit at the Wolfson Institute of Population Health, is heading one of the five research hubs to be established by the Medical Research Council (MRC) as part of a national initiative to improve the diagnosis, treatment, and support for people experiencing severe mental illness (SMI).

Queen Mary research team heads discovery of a new method to stop the growth of cancer cells
29 February 2024

Research led by Professor Cleo Bishop from Queen Mary's Blizard Institute has found a way to put certain types of cancer cell to 'sleep', making them vulnerable to drug treatments.

Queen Mary celebrates first anniversary of the Queen Mary School Hainan, BUPT
28 February 2024

On Tuesday 27 February, Queen Mary University of London President and Principal Professor Colin Bailey CBE visited the Queen Mary School Hainan (QMSH), BUPT to celebrate the first anniversary of Queen Mary’s new Hainan campus. The Principal’s visit marks the beginning of a series of events celebrating 20 years of collaboration between Queen Mary and the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT).

Queen Mary University of London Academic Invited to Provide Expert Opinion at UK Music AI Inquiry
27 February 2024

Noam Shemtov, Professor of Intellectual Property and Technology Law, has been invited to provide expert opinion at the UK Music AI Inquiry before the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on UK Music.

Blog: OPINION: The fading promises of COP28
26 February 2024

'Most voters are likely at this year's UK general election to prioritise the cost of living and crumbling public services over climate action.' - Tim Bale

Blog: Javier Milei: Argentina’s new president presses ahead with economic ‘shock therapy’ as social unrest grows
26 February 2024

Sam Halvorsen, Reader In Human Geography, in the School of Geography, at Queen Mary University of London, has written for 'The Conversation' on Argentina's president Javier Milei's economic 'shock therapy'.

New Study Highlights Rewilding's Role in Tackling Flood and Drought Challenges
26 February 2024

A comprehensive review of evidence led by researchers at Queen Mary University of London, in collaboration with the University of Sussex, Environment Agency, National Trust, Rewilding Britain, and Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, has shed light on the potential of rewilding to enhance flood and drought resilience.

Queen Mary University of LondonPeople in power avoid using sensitive language at work (politics, religion, ethnicity)
26 February 2024

A new study published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology finds that people in positions of power are three times less likely to use sensitive language in work-related emails than people junior to them.

Antonio Tarsis, From the Ashes, image © Damian GriffithsPeople’s Palace Projects: ‘From the Ashes’ - an exhibition and auction raising funds for Xingu Indigenous communities of the Amazon Rainforest
20 February 2024

Exhibition: The Truman Brewery, Wednesday 21st - Sunday 25th February 2024

Auction: Christie’s Post War and Contemporary Day Sale, Saturday 9th March 2024

(a) Demonstration of the flexibility of the biosensor. (b-c) fabricated metasurface biosensor under an optical microscope, (d) cultured 3D collagen gel models of BCC in 24-well plates, and (e) a close-up view. Credit by: Shohreh Nourinovin et. al./IEEE Transactions on Biomedical EngineeringTerahertz biosensor detects skin cancer with remarkable accuracy, ushering in new era of early detection
20 February 2024

Researchers have developed a revolutionary biosensor using terahertz (THz) waves that can detect skin cancer with exceptional sensitivity, potentially paving the way for earlier and easier diagnoses. 

Pore evolution secrets revealed: new study unlocks additive manufacturing potential
19 February 2024

A collaboration between Queen Mary University of London, University College London (UCL), Rolls-Royce, and a team of international researchers has unlocked the secrets of pore evolution in directed energy deposition (DED) additive manufacturing.

News release: India delegation
16 February 2024

The Principal led a delegation of 22 staff representing 9 nationalities to India this week, to strengthen our existing partnerships and relationships and broker new ones. The trip underlines the growing importance of India as a partner region to Queen Mary.

New Report reveals innovative approaches by financial institutions can make a crucial difference to individuals affected by gambling-related harms.
15 February 2024

With a record number of people seeking help for problem gambling through the National Gambling Helpline last year, and the Gambling Commission’s new figures suggesting that as many as 1.3 million adults in Great Britain might experience gambling-related harms, new research from Queen Mary University of London reveals innovative and effective approaches by financial institutions to support affected individuals.

New treatment for a rare and aggressive cancer improves survival rates in breakthrough clinical trial
15 February 2024

An innovative treatment significantly increases the survival of people with malignant mesothelioma, according to results from a clinical trial led by Professor Peter Szlosarek from the Centre for Cancer Cell and Molecular Biology in Barts Cancer Institute.

Colin Bailey speaking to an audiencePrincipal Colin Bailey speaks at QS India Summit for Higher Education in Chennai 
14 February 2024

President and Principal of Queen Mary University of London, Professor Colin Bailey CBE, joined an expert panel at the QS India Summit for Higher Education in Chennai on Saturday 10 February. 

Blog: Investors do not care about physical climate risks
14 February 2024

Professor George Skiadopoulos, in the School of Economics and Finance at Queen Mary University of London has written for 'Investment & Pensions Europe' on how investors only care about climate change risks when policymakers intervene, not about physical climate risks.

Improving type 2 diabetes diagnosis and monitoring among ethnic minority groups
13 February 2024

A new study into health inequalities in the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes amongst Black African, Caribbean, and some South Asian populations has begun in the Wolfson Institute of Population Health.

Clumped isotope data reveals hidden CO2 sink in ocean transform faults
12 February 2024

Professor Cedric John, Head of Data Science for the Environment and Sustainability at Queen Mary University of London, and his team played a pivotal role in a new study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), uncovering a previously unknown aspect of the geological carbon cycle. 

Queen Mary signs agreement with Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science
9 February 2024

Queen Mary University of London is continuing to grow its network of higher education partners in India.

Queen Mary University London unveils a new Library to serve over 19,500 students and academics with first-class access to learning
9 February 2024

Queen Mary celebrates its extended Mile End Library, a sister building to the British Library.

Queen Mary secures £1.23 million for AI research from UKRI
8 February 2024

Out of a staggering 19 initiatives funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), Queen Mary University of London has secured a coveted spot among both the nine research hubs and the ten crucial scoping projects, receiving a substantial share of the £100 million investment in artificial intelligence (AI).

Similar in size and orbiting at a similar distance around Saturn, the moons Enceladus (left, diameter approx. 500 km) and Mimas (right, diameter approx. 400 km) have very different surfaces, seemingly reflecting incompatible internal conditions. And yet, both harbor an ocean of liquid water beneath their surfaces. Credit: Frédéric Durillon, Animea Studio | Observatoire de Paris - PSL, IMCCEMimas' surprise: tiny moon holds young ocean beneath icy shell
7 February 2024

Hidden beneath the heavily cratered surface of Mimas, one of Saturn's smallest moons, lies a secret: a global ocean of liquid water. 

UK Parliament Committee told vaping has ‘substantial potential’ to solve the problem of the harms caused by smoking
6 February 2024

Professor Peter Hajek from the Wolfson Institute of Population Health told the Parliamentary Health and Social Care Committee today that ‘Alternative products have substantial potential to solve the [smoking] problem for us’.

Bringing robotics into wine making
6 February 2024

New Queen Mary partnership with Extend Robotics and Saffron Grange vineyard seeks to revolutionise how high value crops are grown.

Exploring Feminism Through Cinema: ‘Dancing with Water’ film festival to debut at Queen Mary University of London
5 February 2024

‘Dancing with Water’, a unique film festival curated and programmed by Kiki Tianqi Yu, Senior Lecturer in Film at Queen Mary University of London, and Shan Tong, programmer for Beijing International Short Film Festival(BISFF). ‘Dancing with Water’ film festival is set to take place starting Sunday, 11 February, and will run through April 2024.

Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications make annual trip to Queen Mary ahead of 20-year celebrations
5 February 2024

Queen Mary University of London welcomed two delegations from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT) on Monday 22 January. The first delegation was led by Prof Hongxiang Sun, Vice President of BUPT. The second included Programme Directors from the Joint Programme (JP) / Joint Institute (JEI) and was led by Prof Guo Li, Vice Dean of the International School of BUPT.

Professor Leslie, Gabriela Ramos and delegates at the UNESCO ForumQueen Mary’s Professor David Leslie galvanises support for a global AI Ethics Observatory at UNESCO in Slovenia. 
5 February 2024

Professor Leslie has warned of a ticking time bomb if governments and world leaders don’t proactively address the ethical issues around AI. 

Chemosensory tissue transcriptome evolution. Credit: Gwénaëlle Bontonou et. al./Nature CommunicationsA new study unravels the evolution of taste and smell in fruit flies
5 February 2024

A new study in Nature Communications unveils the hidden world of sensory evolution in fruit flies. By delving into the genes and cells behind their delicate noses and tongues, researchers have discovered surprising secrets about how these tiny insects adapt their senses to different environments. 

Study finds new treatment to reverse inflammation and arterial blockages in rheumatoid arthritis
5 February 2024

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London have found that the molecule RvT4 enhances the body’s natural defences against atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Blog: Completed Dry January? Reading fiction can help newly sober mothers decide what’s next
2 February 2024

Kiera Vaclavik, Director of the Centre for Childhood Cultures at Queen Mary University of London, has written for 'The Conversation' on how reading fiction can help newly sober mothers decide what’s next after completing 'Dry January'

Queen Mary bolsters its successful apprenticeship programme with a new offer for 2025
2 February 2024

Queen Mary marks the start of Apprenticeship week with the announcement of new apprenticeship programmes. 

‘Rare positive result' in trial of new support intervention for people with dementia and their family carers
2 February 2024

Research led by Claudia Cooper, Professor of Psychological Medicine and lead of the Centre for Psychiatry and Mental Health in the Wolfson Institute of Public Health, shows that NIDUS-Family therapy helps people with dementia and their family carers attain their personal goals.    

National NHS BRCA gene testing to identify cancer risk early for people with Jewish ancestry
1 February 2024

NHS England have announced a new screening programme to provide genetic testing for tens of thousands of people with Jewish ancestry, who are more likely to carry BRCA gene faults that can increase risk of breast, ovarian, prostate and pancreatic cancers.

Blog: How Argentina’s protesters are responding to a new president who wants to end environmental protections and sell off natural resources
1 February 2024

Paula Serafini, Lecturer in Creative and Cultural Industries, in the School of Business and Management at Queen Mary University of London, has written for 'The Conversation' on how Argentina’s protesters are responding to a new president who wants to end environmental protections and sell off natural resources

New clinic helps more patients in need of dental care
31 January 2024

More residents in north east London will have access to free dental care, thanks to a collaboration between Barts Health NHS Trust, Queen Mary University of London and Community Health Partnerships (CHP).

Colin Bailey delivering keynote speech in ShanghaiProfessor Colin Bailey delivers keynote on digital education at Shanghai conference, sharing Queen Mary’s expertise in leadership and innovation
31 January 2024

Queen Mary University of London President and Principal, Professor Colin Bailey CBE, delivered a keynote speech on digital education and spoke at a panel on Artificial Intelligence (AI) at the second World Digital Education Conference in Shanghai on Tuesday 30 and Wednesday 31 January 2024.  

Blog: The Zone of Interest: new Holocaust film powerfully lays bare the mechanisms of genocide
30 January 2024

Archie Wolfman , PhD Researcher in the School of Languages, Linguistics and Film has written for 'The Conversation' on new Holocaust film: The Zone of Interest

Whistling Woods International visitQueen Mary welcomes Whistling Woods International to London
30 January 2024

On Tuesday 30 January, Queen Mary University of London welcomed a delegation from Whistling Woods International to our campus in Mile End.

Queen Mary and Sichuan University meetQueen Mary welcomes Sichuan University to campus for the first time since 2019
29 January 2024

Queen Mary University of London welcomed a delegation from Sichuan University to their London campus for the first time since 2019. 

Blog: Why the death penalty is incompatible with democracy
26 January 2024

Eric Heinze, Professor of Law and Humanities in the School of Law at Queen Mary University of London, has written for 'The Conversation' on why the death penalty is incompatible with democracy.

Queen Mary University of London and Imperial War Museums Institute forge pioneering collaboration to Illuminate history of the Second World War and the Holocaust
25 January 2024

The inaugural outcome of this collaboration will be two public-facing 'masterclasses' set to take place in March 2024. 

Blog: What a fair deal for ex-steelworkers would look like as the industry decarbonises
25 January 2024

Chris McLachlan, from the School of Business and Management at Queen Mary University of London, has written for 'The Conversation' on the recent plans to cut almost 3,000 jobs at the UK’s largest steelworks.

Meet the Queen Mary team preventing measles outbreaks in east London
24 January 2024

As the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) declares a national incident following a measles outbreak in the West Midlands, we look at the work of the Clinical Effectiveness Group at Queen Mary, who are helping GPs to protect our local communities in east London.

Analysing DNA ‘tags’: new Epigenetics Hub set to advance early disease detection
24 January 2024

A £3m collaboration between researchers at Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust will investigate how the marks on DNA in blood can be used to detect a disease at an early stage.

STIM CINEMA: A new exhibition from Queen Mary University of London academic unveils a mesmerising fusion of Art and Stimming
23 January 2024

STIM CINEMA, a groundbreaking exhibition that transcends traditional boundaries, bringing together the realms of art and stimming

SNOLAB and Queen Mary collaborate on quantum technology workshop
23 January 2024

Queen Mary University of London's School of Physical and Chemical Sciences (SPCS) recently made waves in the quantum technology scene with a collaborative workshop held at SNOLAB, the deepest cleanest laboratory located 2.1 kilometers underground in a nickel mine near Sudbury, Ontario. 

Queen Mary's new cinema and arts lab launches with BAFTA 2024 nominated panel guest
22 January 2024

Over 500 people including students, staff, local community groups and many other members of our local community visited BLOC for its opening exhibition on Friday 19 January. 

Ignite your AI passion: a new summer research intensive placement supported by Google DeepMind Research Ready funding stream
19 January 2024

Queen Mary University of London is thrilled to announce the launch of the Research Ready Programme, a transformative initiative designed to empower the next generation of artificial intelligence (AI) talent. This intensive 6-week summer programme, running from June 17th to July 26th, 2024, will equip 2nd and 3rd year undergraduate students from underrepresented groups with the fundamental skills and knowledge to thrive in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data Science. Applications open January 22nd, 2024.  

A look back at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry's awards and prizes from 2023
19 January 2024

Our Faculty has incredible teams and fantastic researchers - this is a quick round up of just some of the awards and honours they received during 2023.

 

Blog: Q&A with Professor Hazel Screen: From bones to organ chips on Operation Ouch!
19 January 2024

Professor Hazel Screen of the School of Engineering and Materials Science recently took on a new challenge: explaining the fascinating world of organ-chips technology to the young audience of Operation Ouch! In this Q&A, we delve into Professor Screen's research, her experience on the show, and why organ-chips hold so much promise for the future of medicine. 

Universities from across the globe visit Queen Mary last term
19 January 2024

Over the autumn term we hosted a number of visits from different universities from across the globe.

New Queen Mary CENTRE FOR CANCER SCREENING, PREVENTION AND EARLY DIAGNOSIS
18 January 2024

The launch of the new Centre for Cancer Screening, Prevention and Early Diagnosis (CCSPED) at Queen Mary University of London heralds a step forward for world leading cancer research and education.

E-cigarettes help pregnant smokers quit without risks to pregnancy
17 January 2024

A new analysis of trial data on pregnant smokers, led by researchers at Queen Mary University of London, finds that the regular use of nicotine replacement products during pregnancy is not associated with adverse pregnancy events or poor pregnancy outcomes. 

Climate change is eroding the ability of the north Atlantic to produce fish. Image credit: Glynn Gorick.Climate change threatens fish supply: tiny phytoplankton, big consequences
15 January 2024

A new study published in Nature Communications reveals a hidden danger lurking beneath the waves: climate change is silently eroding the ocean's ability to provide fish, with even small declines in plankton leading to much bigger drops in fish stocks. 

Dr Halima Begum receives honorary degree at Queen Mary Graduation
12 January 2024

The final honorary degree of our winter graduation ceremonies was awarded to Dr Halima Begum, the next chief executive of Oxfam GB and current CEO of ActionAid UK, an international charity working with women and girls living in poverty.

People mingling at a Queen Mary eventFive research projects funded as part of Queen Mary partnership with Cornell University
11 January 2024

Five research projects that bring together academics from Queen Mary University of London and Cornell University will receive seed funding.  

Professor Stefan Krummaker signing memorandum of understanding with Maheen Gauri from IBA KarachiQueen Mary and Institute of Business Administration Karachi develop partnership to streamline students into masters programmes at the School of Business and Management
11 January 2024

Queen Mary University of London and the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi signed a memorandum of understanding in December in Pakistan.  

Landmark national study supports use of whole genome sequencing in standard cancer care
11 January 2024

In the largest study of its kind, scientists today report how combining health data with whole genome sequence (WGS) data in patients with cancer can help doctors provide more tailored care for their patients.

Queen Mary awards honorary degrees to two outstanding individuals
10 January 2024

Gareth Thomas and Professor Mark Wilson received honorary doctorates from Queen Mary University of London yesterday (9 January) as part of our winter graduation ceremonies.

Ofcom and Queen Mary University of London publish white paper on reflective surfaces in wireless networks
10 January 2024

Ofcom, the UK’s communications regulator, in collaboration with Queen Mary, has published a white paper exploring the potential role and spectrum-regulatory issues of reflective surfaces in future wireless networks. 

Queen Mary University of London study reveals genetic legacy of racial and gender hierarchies
9 January 2024

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London have revealed how sociocultural factors, in addition to geography, play a significant role in shaping the genetic diversity of modern societies. The research published in eLife employed deep learning to unravel the intricate patterns of ancestry-related sex bias and assortative mating, revealing how societal structures have shaped the genetic diversity of this region. 

Blog: Why Taylor Swift belongs on English literature degree courses
3 January 2024

Clio Doyle, Lecturer in Early Modern Literature from the School of English and Drama has written for 'The Conversation' on why Taylor Swift belongs on English literature degree courses

Queen Mary's Dr Yuanwei Liu made IEEE Fellow for contributions to wireless communication technologies.
2 January 2024

This honor recognises Dr Liu's significant contributions to the fields of non-orthogonal multiple access technologies and wireless power transfer.

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