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News story: Queen Mary research group call for ban on excessively high sugar and calorie milkshakes
15 November 2018

 A new survey by Action on Sugar, based at Queen Mary University of London, found that high levels of sugar and calories are hidden in milkshakes sold across high street restaurants and fast food chains.

News story: Study of 2,000 children suggests London air pollution is restricting lung development
14 November 2018

Children exposed to diesel-dominated air pollution in London are showing poor lung capacity, putting them at risk of lifelong breathing disorders, according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London, King’s College London and the University of Edinburgh.

News story: Astronomers discover super-Earth around Barnard’s star
14 November 2018

Astronomers have discovered a planet in orbit around one of the closest stars to the Sun, Barnard’s star.

News story: Breast screening linked to 60 per cent lower risk of breast cancer death in first 10 years
9 November 2018

Women who take part in breast screening have a significantly greater benefit from treatments than those who are not screened, according to a study of more than 50,000 women, led in the UK by Queen Mary University of London.

News story: Do scientists and artists speak different languages?
8 November 2018

Queen Mary University of London hosted The Two Cultures Debate on the relationship between the arts and science.

News story: Queen Mary jointly hosts Sino-UK Symposium on advanced materials and structures
7 November 2018

Nine academics from Queen Mary University of London presented at the Sino-UK Symposium attended by prestigious researchers and enterprises in thermoelectrics and advanced materials from China and the United Kingdom.

News story: London doctors call for urgent action to tackle legacy of youth violence
6 November 2018

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London are calling for a police and community focus during the hours after school, after their research found that young people are most likely to be stabbed after school finishes for the day.

News story: Are blockchains compatible with data privacy law?
6 November 2018

Blockchains could be compatible with data privacy law after all, according to new study.

News story: Queen Mary: Proud supporter of the Living Wage
5 November 2018

Queen Mary University of London was the first accredited university in the UK to pay a real living wage.

News story: Queen Mary marks 200 years of Frankenstein
2 November 2018

A series of lectures and film screenings at Queen Mary University of London have taken place to commemorate 200 years since the publication of Mary Shelley’s novel, Frankenstein.

News story: India’s new independent cinema revolution
1 November 2018

A new book and film by an academic from Queen Mary University of London offers a fresh perspective on Indian cinema.

News story: Gender inequality could be driving the deaths of girls under five
30 October 2018

Levels of gender inequality across the world are associated with disproportionate death rates among girls under five years old, according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London.

News story: What does Brexit mean for Black and Asian Britain?
30 October 2018

Where does race and ethnicity play out in the Brexit debate? These issues were explored during the latest event held by the Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London.

News story: Understanding of forensic science is poor in UK criminal justice system
29 October 2018

The level of understanding of forensic science among lawyers, judges, and juries is poor, according to evidence submitted to parliament by a group of researchers from Queen Mary University of London.

New blood product for London’s critically injured
26 October 2018

A landmark study has been launched in London which will eventually see medical teams deliver whole blood transfusions at the roadside to critically injured patients.

News story: More patients to be given access to innovative MS treatment through new Government ‘rapid uptake’ scheme
25 October 2018

An innovative Multiple Sclerosis (MS) treatment, brought to market as a result of clinical trials by teams at Queen Mary University of London and University College London Hospitals NHS Trust, has been named as a ‘rapid uptake’ product to be made accessible to more patients through the Accelerated Access Collaborative (AAC).

Blog: Brazil elections 2018: how will a Bolsonaro victory affect migration policy in Brazil and beyond?
25 October 2018

Marcia Vera Espinoza, a Lecturer in Human Geography at Queen Mary University of London has co-authored an opinion piece for the LSE Blog with Leiza Brumat (European University Institute) about the forthcoming presidential elections in Brazil.

News story: Losing control of gene activity in Alzheimer’s disease
25 October 2018

New research into the mechanisms controlling gene activity in the brain could hold the key to understanding Alzheimer’s disease.

News story: New dental adhesive prevents tooth decay around orthodontic brackets
23 October 2018

Researchers at Queen Mary University of London have produced a new orthodontic bracket bonding adhesive that protects the tooth surfaces around the brackets from decay. 

News story: ‘Healthy’ processed meat alternatives found to have excessive amounts of salt
23 October 2018

A new nationwide product survey by researchers from Queen Mary University of London has found that processed meat alternatives, including meat free burgers, sausages and mince, are concealing high levels of salt.

News story: Home Affairs Committee draws on domestic abuse evidence from Queen Mary
22 October 2018

The Home Affairs Committee has urged the government to widen its forthcoming bill on domestic abuse.

News story: Clapping Music app reveals that changing rhythm isn’t so easy
21 October 2018

Scientists at Queen Mary University of London have developed an app to understand why some rhythms are more difficult to perform than others.

News story: First immunotherapy success for triple-negative breast cancer
20 October 2018

There is new hope for people with an aggressive type of breast cancer, as an immunotherapy trial shows for the first time that lives can be extended in people with triple-negative breast cancer.

Blog: Violence against women: Nobel Peace Prize is a start – but legal backing is long overdue
19 October 2018

Daniela Nadj, Lecturer in Public Law at Queen Mary University of London has written an opinion piece for The Conversation about decision to award the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize to two campaigners against sexual violence towards women in conflict. She argues that it's a good start but more needs to be done.

The Alan Turing Institute News story: Turing Institute announces 46 new Fellows from Queen Mary
19 October 2018

The Alan Turing Institute has welcomed 46 new Turing Fellows from Queen Mary University of London.

Professor Colin Bailey accepts his award from NPU's President Wang News story: Queen Mary Principal awarded prestigious Honorary Professorship in China
17 October 2018

Professor Colin Bailey, President and Principal of Queen Mary University of London, has been awarded an Honorary Professorship by Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) in China. 

News story: School students identify sounds caused by solar storm
17 October 2018

School students have successfully identified sounds caused by a solar storm in the Earth’s magnetic shield, as part of a Queen Mary University of London research project.

News story: Queen Mary academic awarded prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize
17 October 2018

The annual prize is awarded by the Leverhulme Trust to recognise the achievement of outstanding researchers.

News story: Anthology film made from the sounds of space now free to watch online
17 October 2018

Alien may have told you “In space no one can hear you scream”, but it was wrong!

News story: Academics call for a new discourse on migration
15 October 2018

Queen Mary University of London is leading a research group in support of human rights and fundamental freedoms of all migrants.