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News story: New approach to repair fetal membranes may prevent birth complications
23 April 2019

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London and University College London have developed a new approach to repair defects in fetal membranes which could prevent life-long medical conditions and disabilities associated with preterm birth.

News story: Queen Mary academics take their research out of the lab and into the pub
17 April 2019

More than 25 academics from Queen Mary University of London are taking part in the 2019 Pint of Science Festival at several pubs across London from 20 – 22 May.

Colin Grant News story: Professor Colin Grant on Dialogical Life
11 April 2019

As part of Queen Mary University of London’s Public Lecture Series, Professor Colin Grant, Vice Principal (International), presented his Inaugural Lecture titled Dialogical Life.

News story: Exploring the role of video games in society
5 April 2019

The fifth edition of the international conference More Than Just a Game has taken place in London. Organised by Queen Mary’s Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) the event examined the role of the Games and Interactive Entertainment Law in society.

News story: Queen Mary academic recognised for influential work on European law and human rights
3 April 2019

Sionaidh Douglas-Scott, an academic from the School of Law, was awarded an honorary doctorate (‘doctor honoris causa’) from the University of Utrecht in recognition of her work in the field of European law and human rights. 

News story: Death rates from caesarean section far higher in developing countries, finds major global study
28 March 2019

Caesarean sections are disproportionately threatening the lives of women and babies in low and middle-income countries (LMIC), according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London.

News story: Creating Future Global Leaders
28 March 2019

Lord Patel of Bradford OBE has addressed Queen Mary’s Global Leaders Summit where he shared his vision of what attributes are needed for future leadership.

News story: Leading psychiatrists call for schizophrenia to be included in genetic testing
28 March 2019

Genetic testing for schizophrenia should become the norm, argue leading psychiatrists in an editorial published in the British Journal of Psychiatry.

 

News story: Exercise helps prevent cartilage damage caused by arthritis
27 March 2019

Exercise helps to prevent the degradation of cartilage caused by osteoarthritis, according to a new study from Queen Mary University of London.

News story: How can researchers contribute to global development?
26 March 2019

Queen Mary University of London has hosted a major conference in Rio de Janeiro which explores the ways in which non-indigenous researchers can engage with indigenous communities from around the world.

News story: Scientists squeeze catalysts inside host materials like a ship into a bottle
22 March 2019

Scientists at Queen Mary University of London have found a way to place catalysts inside the tiniest pores of different host materials, a bit like when model ships are unfolded inside a bottle.

News story: Beware of sleeping queens underfoot this spring
20 March 2019

Scientists at Queen Mary University of London have discovered a never before reported behaviour of queen bumblebees.

News story: Rabbits like to eat plants with lots of DNA
20 March 2019

Rabbits prefer to eat plants with plenty of DNA, according to a new study by Queen Mary University of London and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

News story: People choose healthy and sustainable lunches if given the green light
19 March 2019

People are likely to choose healthier and more sustainable canteen meals if they are labelled with a traffic light system, according to research from Queen Mary University of London.

News story: Surgery using ultrasound energy found to treat high blood pressure
18 March 2019

A one-off operation that targets the nerves connected to the kidney has been found to maintain reduced blood pressure in hypertension patients for at least six months, according to the results of a clinical trial led in the UK by Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust, and supported by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

News story: Large study suggests painkillers taken during pregnancy are not a cause of asthma in children
18 March 2019

A Queen Mary University of London study of almost 500,000 women indicates that taking paracetamol or other painkillers during pregnancy is not responsible for increasing the risk of asthma in children.

News story: Extremist sympathies more likely in White British and UK-born people, and those with some common mental illnesses
15 March 2019

White British people are almost twice as likely to hold extremist views as people of Pakistani heritage in England, according to a study by Queen Mary University of London.

News story: Queen Mary team take on the Hiscox University Challenge
14 March 2019

Two Queen Mary University of London students are among five teams selected to take part in this year’s Hiscox University Challenge.

News story: Parkinson’s trial aims to detect disease at much earlier stage
13 March 2019

A large study jointly led by Queen Mary University of London and UCL aims to identify people at risk of developing Parkinson’s, years before the condition is currently detected, with a view to treating and alleviating it at a much earlier stage.

News story: Quit Right Tower Hamlets starts providing free e-cigarettes on No Smoking Day
13 March 2019

Queen Mary University of London, in partnership with the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, will be providing free e-cigarette kits to support local smokers who want to quit, starting this No Smoking Day (Wednesday 13 March).

News story: Funding awarded for Centre for Doctoral Training in Artificial Intelligence and Music
12 March 2019

Queen Mary University of London has been awarded funding for a Centre for Doctoral Training in Artificial Intelligence and Music (AIM).

News story: Winners announced at the Engagement and Enterprise Awards
11 March 2019

Staff and students of Queen Mary University of London were recognised for their outstanding achievement in public engagement, academic enterprise, student enterprise and public relations at the 2019 Engagement and Enterprise Awards.

News story: Queen Mary students win research challenge
11 March 2019

Students from Queen Mary’s School of Economics and Finance have won a research challenge from the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA).

News story: First ever injectable HIV drug is a ‘paradigm-shift’ for patients
11 March 2019

A new injectable HIV drug could mean that patients no longer have to medicate themselves on a daily basis, according to a clinical trial led by researchers from Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust, and sponsored by Viiv healthcare.

News story: The ethics of violent technologies
7 March 2019

Innovations in military technologies have given rise to ethical questions about the use of tools such as drones in warfare. Dr Elke Schwartz addresses these issues in her latest book, Death Machines.

News story: Queen Mary marks International Women’s Day
7 March 2019

To mark International Women’s Day, Queen Mary University of London organised a panel discussion to discuss gender equality in the workplace as part of its Alumni Events Series.

News story: Championing women in tech at Queen Mary University of London
7 March 2019

On International Women’s Day, Queen Mary is proud to announce a new event that is set to champion, encourage and inspire women to bring their skills to the technology sector. Queen Mary with the support of the Institute of Coding will host Athena 2019 – on 13-14 April 2019.

News story: Queen Mary placement student awarded for impactful contributions to leading business
7 March 2019

A student from Queen Mary University of London has won Best Placement Student at the National Undergraduate Employability awards.

News story: Improved regulation needed as pesticides found to affect genes in bees
7 March 2019

Scientists are urging for improved regulation on pesticides after finding that they affect genes in bumblebees, according to research led by Queen Mary University of London in collaboration with Imperial College London.

A photograph of a cinema projector News story: Cinema Memory and the Digital Archive
6 March 2019

An academic from Queen Mary University of London is collaborating on a major new research project on cinema from the 1930s onwards.