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A goat at Buttercups Sanctuary for Goats in Kent, UK. Credit: Christian Nawroth News story: Could goats become man's best friend?
6 July 2016

Goats have the capacity to communicate with people like other domesticated animals, such as dogs and horses, according to scientists from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

News story: QMUL appoints new Vice-Principal (Humanities and Social Sciences)
6 July 2016

Professor Matthew Hilton will join Queen Mary University of London from September 2016.

News story: QMUL cancer research exhibit at Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition
5 July 2016

An exhibit about cancer research by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is on display at the Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition from now until Sunday 10th July.

Still image of the computer program in action (credit: SketchX Lab) News story: Computer sketches set to make online shopping much easier
28 June 2016

A computer program that recognises sketches pioneered by scientists from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) could help consumers shop more efficiently.    

News story: Explore 19th Century Jewish East London with new walking tour app
28 June 2016

It’s 1892, and the streets of London’s East End are not for the faint of heart. The expansion of free trade has decimated the once thriving Spitalfields silk industry, there’s a desperate housing crisis, and work is hard to come by. Meanwhile, East London has a reputation for danger and violence; thanks in part to the terror waged by Jack the Ripper.

Common European starfish credit: Ray Crundwell News story: Lost hormone is found in starfish
28 June 2016

Biologists from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have discovered that the evolutionary history of a hormone responsible for sexual maturity in humans is written in the genes of the humble starfish.          

CREDIT: Barts Cancer Institute, QMUL News story: Unexpected findings reveal insight into how cancer spreads in the body
23 June 2016

Cancer cells appear to depend on an unusual survival mechanism to spread around the body, according to an early study led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). The discovery could help with future development of novel treatments to prevent metastasis and secondary tumours.

News story: School of Economics and Finance masters ranked 8th in UK and in global top 40
22 June 2016

QMUL’s School of Economics and Finance masters programme in Investment and Finance has been ranked eighth in the UK and 37th in the world by the Financial Times in its Masters in Finance Pre-experience 2016 list.

News story: QMUL celebrates inaugural Festival of Communities
14 June 2016

A carnival of lost emotions, lively political debates and a floating cinema – Queen Mary University of London celebrated the end of the two-week Festival of Communities with a special on-campus event.

News story: School kids solve space missions at QMUL robotics challenge
13 June 2016

Teams of school students from around the country competed in a robotics challenge involving space missions at an event hosted by Queen Mary University of London’s School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science.

News story: Can computers do magic?
10 June 2016

Magicians could join composers and artists in finding new ideas for their performances by using computers to create new magic effects, according to computer scientists at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).    

Rugby player Mike Brown supporting concussion awareness last year. Credit: England Rugby News story: Former England rugby players to help major brain study
6 June 2016

Former England international rugby players are set to be recruited for a major-scientific study examining the possible long-term effects of the game on brain health.

President Luis Guillermo Solís and Professor Simon Gaskell News story: President of Costa Rica visits QMUL
3 June 2016

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) played host to a presidential delegation visiting from Costa Rica on 25 May.

News story: Cancer researcher wins prestigious Lister Prize
2 June 2016

Dr Susana Godinho from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been awarded the Lister Prize Fellowship for her visionary work on cancer.

News story: Malnutrition results from more than just poor diet
27 May 2016

Malnourished children are most likely to die from common infections, not starvation alone. Immune disorder may be part of the cause, according to a review led by Queen Mary University of London.

News story: Lung cancer screening trial success
26 May 2016

The UK Lung cancer screening trial (UKLS) has demonstrated that patients with a high risk of developing lung cancer can be identified with early stage disease, and over 80 per cent were given surgery as a treatment.

Prof Hemant Kocher. Credit: Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund News story: Vitamin A may help improve pancreatic cancer chemotherapy
24 May 2016

The addition of high doses of a form of vitamin A could help make chemotherapy more successful in treating pancreatic cancer, according to an early study by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

News story: QMUL climbs to 34th in the Guardian University Guide
23 May 2016

Queen Mary University of London has been ranked the 34th best university in the UK by The Guardian University Guide 2017.

The Tempest News story: “Tempest” staged in Rio by QMUL-supported Shakespeare Forum
19 May 2016

A new adaptation of William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” will be staged in Rio de Janeiro by Shakespeare Forum, an initiative by arts charity People’s Palace Projects (PPP) and jointly supported by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

News story: Schools compete in chemistry festival at Queen Mary University of London
16 May 2016

School kids from across London, Middlesex, Hertfordshire, Essex and Kent competed in an exciting day of hands-on chemistry at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

News story: Study: Hard-core antisemitism rare among British voters
16 May 2016

Fewer than one in ten voters think that Jews have too much influence in Britain and two-thirds would be happy with a Jewish Prime Minister.

News story: QMUL joins successful programme to widen access to legal profession
13 May 2016

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has joined the Sutton Trust’s Pathways to Law programme, a pioneering initiative designed to inspire and support aspiring students from non-privileged backgrounds to consider and pursue a career in law.

News story: Girls from progressive societies do better at maths, study finds
13 May 2016

Research co-authored by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has found that the ‘maths gender gap’ – the relative underperformance of girls at maths – is much wider in societies with poor rates of gender equality.

News story: Researchers score hat-trick of medical sciences grants
11 May 2016

Three researchers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have been awarded £100,000 each by the Academy of Medical Sciences.

News story: New festival to bring together communities in east London
10 May 2016

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is jointly hosting a two-week festival which celebrates and brings together communities in the East End through a series of events.

News story: Salt reduction yields extra benefits for type 2 diabetes patients
10 May 2016

A modest reduction in salt intake could reduce the risk of strokes, heart attacks and kidney disease in people with early onset type 2 diabetes, according to a study by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and St. Helier Hospital.

Children learning to make 'worms' with a non-toxic material derived from seaweed that easily changes shape. News story: Opening young minds to bioengineering
3 May 2016

A pioneering scheme called The Bioengineering Experience, developed for school children to explore advances in science, engineering and materials hosted a group of ten-year olds from St Joseph’s in the Park returning for their second visit to Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

News story: Professor Jack Cuzick elected as Fellow of the Royal Society
29 April 2016

Professor Jack Cuzick from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been elected as a new Fellow of the Royal Society. The election is in recognition of his achievements in the application of basic science discoveries to the practice of medicine, particularly preventive medicine in cancer.

The public are urged to plant bee-friendly flowers now to attract one of the hundreds of QMUL tagged bees due to be released later this summer. News story: Save London's Bees
28 April 2016

Nature lovers and green-fingered enthusiasts are urged to plant bee-friendly flowers to help ailing pollinator populations and to attract one of the many hundreds of bees due to be released later this summer from the rooftops of Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) in a competition launched by the London Pollinator Project.

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