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News story: Exploring how new technologies can preserve and protect indigenous cultures
6 December 2018

Queen Mary has teamed up with indigenous researchers from Brazil and the Horniman Museum and Gardens to create an immersive experience which shows how new technologies can preserve and protect indigenous cultures.

News story: Queen Mary recognised in UK’s Best Breakthroughs list
6 December 2018

Queen Mary University of London’s role in supporting the real Living Wage has today been named as one of the UK’s best breakthroughs for its significant impact on people’s everyday lives.

News story: Genomics project reaches goal of 100,000 genomes sequenced from NHS patients
5 December 2018

UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock has today announced that a project involving Queen Mary University of London researchers has reached its goal of sequencing 100,000 whole genomes from NHS patients.

Credit: Bérénice V News story: Queen Mary University of London acquires archive of late performance artist Jon John
4 December 2018

Queen Mary University of London has acquired the archive of late performance artist and practitioner of body modification, Jonathan Arias, also known as Jon John.

News story: Barts Charity funds £6.5m to grow the Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry campus in Charterhouse Square
3 December 2018

£6.5 million of funding has been awarded by Barts Charity to Queen Mary University of London to transform the Charterhouse Square campus at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, and provide modern, cutting-edge teaching and medical research facilities.

News story: Queen Mary alumnus appointed to influential role in Ministry of Justice of Ukraine
28 November 2018

A recent Queen Mary University of London graduate is now responsible for developing policy on insolvency, enforcement of court decisions, as well as monitoring judicial reform in Ukraine.  

News story: Cultural shift needed to keep trust in use of patient data
28 November 2018

A radical culture change in the NHS, and across the health data and medical technology community, is needed to make sure that the NHS can deliver benefits from patient data, and to retain public trust, says a new report authored by Queen Mary University of London academics.

News story: Rates of skin cancer far higher than previously thought
28 November 2018

Data from a newly established UK skin cancer database, the largest of its kind in the world, has revealed that there are over 45,000 cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas (cSCC) every year in England, 350 per cent more than previous estimates suggested.

News story: China’s first book on Political Marketing
28 November 2018

Academics from Queen Mary University of London have published a Chinese edition of the book Political Marketing: Theory and Concepts - the first of its kind to be published in China.

News story: Music’s changing fast: FAST is changing music
27 November 2018

Showcasing the culmination of five years of digital music research, the FAST IMPACt project (Fusing Audio and Semantic Technologies for Intelligent Music Production and Consumption), led by Queen Mary University of London, hosted an invite-only industry day at Abbey Road Studios.

News story: Four Queen Mary researchers in the top 1 per cent
26 November 2018

Four researchers from Queen Mary University of London have been placed in the top 1 per cent in the world, in this year’s Highly Cited Researchers list.

News story: Queen Mary alumna recognised as an influential UK voice for second year
22 November 2018

A Queen Mary University of London alumna has been listed as one of LinkedIn’s 25 ‘top voices’ in the UK.  This is the second year Alexandra Galviz, who graduated with a BA in French in 2013, has been featured on the list.

News story: Revealing the face of an infamous 19th century British assassin from a skull
22 November 2018

A brand new portrait of the only person to have successfully assassinated a British Prime Minister, has been revealed by museum technicians at Queen Mary University of London.

News story: Smoking found to reduce risk of developing Parkinson’s disease
21 November 2018

People who smoke, or are passively exposed to cigarette smoke, are less likely to develop Parkinson’s disease, according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London of more than 220,000 people.

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.

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).

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.