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Students at the Joint Programme Summer School News story: Summer school teaches cloud computing to Chinese students
19 July 2019

Queen Mary University of London has launched its inaugural Summer School, which will see 65 students from Beijing learn cloud computing from university experts over two weeks.

 

Professor Malcolm Perry News story: Introducing our new School of Physics and Astronomy Professor Malcolm Perry
19 July 2019

The School of Physics and Astronomy has announced the appointment of Professor Malcolm Perry from autumn 2019.

Queen Mary’s new Humanities and Social Science lecturers News story: Introducing Queen Mary’s new Humanities and Social Science lecturers (part three)
19 July 2019

Queen Mary’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences has invested in several new strategic lectureships. Over the next few weeks we will be featuring each of our new recruits and showcasing their research.

Edward Hughes News story: Queen Mary Professor elected as a Fellow of the British Academy
19 July 2019

Professor Edward Hughes from Queen Mary’s School of Languages, Linguistics and Film has been made a Fellow of the British Academy in recognition of his work in the field of twentieth-century French and Francophone literature.

Professor Marina Resmini News story: Queen Mary Professor champions inclusion and diversity in chemical sciences
17 July 2019

Professor Marina Resmini from Queen Mary University of London has become a Trustee of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) and Chair of its Inclusion and Diversity committee.

Photograph: A street in New York with heavy vapour from the underground News story: Tourists more likely to be suspicious of local service providers when a destination has heavy air pollution, according to new study
16 July 2019

A new study from Queen Mary University of London has found that levels of air pollution influence how tourists interact with local service providers.

Monica Chadha News story: Queen Mary alumna named as one of this year’s Women to Watch
12 July 2019

Monica Chadha, Vice-Chair of Queen Mary’s Council and a Queen Mary alumna, is featured in the annual Women to Watch supplement. The 2019 edition features fifty Black, Asian and other Minority Ethnic (BAME) women, showcasing inspiring professionals who come from backgrounds historically under-represented in senior leadership roles.

Photograph: Iris Murdoch. Credit: Sophie Bassouls News story: Reflecting on the work of Iris Murdoch 100 years from her birth
12 July 2019

A new book written by an academic from Queen Mary University of London has shed fresh light on the work of novelist and philosopher Iris Murdoch.

News story: Queen Mary awarded three British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships
12 July 2019

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Queen Mary University of London has been awarded three Postdoctoral Fellowships by the British Academy. The scheme is the Academy’s flagship programme for early career academics, based at universities around the UK.

Dr Chowdhury presents at St Paul’s Way Trust Science Summer School News story: Talk about saving babies' lives inspires young people to become bioengineers
12 July 2019

Queen Mary researcher Dr Tina Chowdhury gave an inspiring talk to young people about saving babies’ lives at the eighth St Paul’s Way Trust Science Summer School chaired by Professor Brian Cox (OBE) and Lord Andrew Mason (OBE).

Queen Mary’s new Humanities and Social Science lecturers News story: Introducing Queen Mary’s new Humanities and Social Science lecturers (part two)
12 July 2019

Queen Mary’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences has invested in several new strategic lectureships. Over the next few weeks we will be featuring each of our new recruits and showcasing their research.

Salt News story: Salt intake in China among highest in the world for the past four decades
12 July 2019

Salt intake in China is confirmed to be among the highest in the world, with adults over the past four decades consistently consuming on average above 10g of salt a day, which is more than twice the recommended limit, according to new research led by Queen Mary University of London.

Soft robotics developed at Queen Mary News story: London set to host world-leading robotics conference
11 July 2019

One of the world’s most prestigious robotics conferences is set to come to London after a successful bid led by Queen Mary University of London.

Characterizing Paragraf graphene using a range of techniques 150.jpg Characterizing Paragraf graphene using a range of techniques 150 News story: Queen Mary and Paragraf awarded £500,000 to explore using Graphene to replace rare metal Indium
10 July 2019

Queen Mary University of London and the graphene-device company Paragraf have been awarded £500,000 by Innovate UK to explore using graphene to replace the rare metal Indium.

A goat calling. Credit - Brian Squibb News story: Goats can distinguish emotions from the calls of other goats
10 July 2019

Goats can probably distinguish subtle emotional changes in the calls of other goats, according to a new study led by Queen Mary University of London.

News story: International Conference of the China-UK Forum takes place at Queen Mary
9 July 2019

Queen Mary University of London has hosted a major conference, the China-UK Forum on Science and Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Policy, which has brought together international experts from around the world.  

Photograph of Chris Skidmore MP speaking at the Mile End Institute News story: In conversation with Chris Skidmore MP
8 July 2019

Chris Skidmore, the Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation took part in a special In Conversation event at Queen Mary’s Mile End Institute where he discussed the value of education, university funding and the implications of Brexit for higher education.

Queen Mary’s new Humanities and Social Science lecturers News story: Introducing Queen Mary’s new Humanities and Social Science lecturers
5 July 2019

Queen Mary’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences has invested in several new strategic lectureships. Over the next few weeks we will be featuring each of our new recruits and showcasing their research.

Professor Fran Balkwill speaking to guests at World Economic Forum News story: Cancer scientist represents European researchers at World Economic Forum in China
5 July 2019

Professor Fran Balkwill from Queen Mary University of London was selected as a high-level delegation to the World Economic Forum in Dalian, China, this week to discuss her work in cancer research.

Queen Mary University of London placed at number 17 in Europe News story: Times Higher Education ranks Queen Mary in top 20 of universities in Europe
4 July 2019

The Times Higher Education Europe Teaching Rankings 2019, published today, places Queen Mary University of London at number 17 in Europe. 

Graduation ceremony in Nanchang, China News story: Queen Mary students graduate in China
3 July 2019

At the end of June, 215 Queen Mary University of London students graduated, not on campus in London’s East End, but in Nanchang, China.

Photograph of the art installation at Queen Mary's Mile End campus News story: Art installation which explores human connections is unveiled on Queen Mary’s Mile End campus
3 July 2019

The installation is one of the three initial chapters of Once Upon Us, a composite arts project by the Immuto collective in collaboration with sound artist Alessandro Baldessari, choreographer Riccardo Buscarini and Professor Vardhman Rakyan from Queen Mary University of London.

Mumbai train station News story: Resilient Futures India Initiative comes to East London
3 July 2019

Workshops that will take place at Queen Mary University of London on 3 and 4 July 2019 will continue to drive interdisciplinary research across a wide range of subjects designed to build research capacity and deliver meaningful policy focused impact in India.  

Photograph of an ancient map of Europe News story: Queen Mary Professor co-curates new exhibition at the Bodleian Libraries
3 July 2019

Jerry Brotton, Professor of Renaissance Studies at Queen Mary University of London, has co-curated an exhibition, Talking Maps, which celebrates maps and the stories they tell about the places they show and the people that make and use them.

Pregnant woman News story: New stillbirth risk figures help women’s decisions on timing delivery
2 July 2019

With every week that a pregnancy continues past term (37 weeks), the risk of stillbirth increases, according to an analysis of more than 15 million pregnancies led by Queen Mary University of London.

Cinema has served as a vital bridge between cultures and countries for South Asian people in Britain. News story: Celebrating the cinematic and cultural heritage of London’s South Asian communities
2 July 2019

A new film by an academic from Queen Mary University of London is to be screened as part of Wembley Park’s ‘Summer on Screen’ programme on Wednesday 3 July.

News story: A no-deal Brexit would mean that the UK would have the same relationship with the EU as Belarus, according to new book
28 June 2019

A new book written by a leading academic at Queen Mary University of London sheds new light on the UK’s options for a future trading relationship with the EU post-Brexit.

Photograph: Academics working during the interdisciplinary workshop at Queen Mary News story: Understanding displacement and refugee protection in Latin America
28 June 2019

The international response to refugees and displaced people is once again making the news, particularly in relation to the Venezuelan displacement and the immigration policy of the United States of America.

News story: Queen Mary strengthens global connections at Staff Training Week 2019
28 June 2019

For the second year running, Queen Mary University of London hosted a Staff Training Week at the Mile End Campus from 17 – 21 June.

News story: New study aims to prevent anaemia in Peruvian children
28 June 2019

The causes of persistent high levels of anaemia among Peruvian children will be investigated by a new study led by Queen Mary University of London and the Instituto Nacional de Salud del Niño (INSN), in collaboration with Universidad Nacional Intercultural de la Amazonia (UNIA) and Universidad Nacional San Christobal de Huamanga in Peru.