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News story: Parliamentarians pay visit to QMUL researchers
26 April 2016

Chris Green MP, Stephen Timms MP and Baroness Neville-Jones were welcomed by researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) on a visit organised by the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

Lord Peston with his wife Helen and son Robert in 2010 News story: Professor Maurice Peston (19 March 1931 – 23 April 2016)
25 April 2016

Professor Maurice Peston, who founded the Economics Department (now the School of Economics and Finance) at Queen Mary and served as its first Head, died on Saturday 23 April 2016.

News story: Three academics from School of English and Drama awarded prestigious fellowships
21 April 2016

Three members of the School of English and Drama have been awarded Leverhulme Research Fellowships.

Dr David Hone from QMUL's School of Biological and Chemical Sciences News story: QMUL palaeontologist chronicles tyrannosaur evolution in new book
19 April 2016

How the dinosaur group, the tyrannosaurs, evolved over the course of 100-million years into the giant carnivorous bone-crushers that are so well recognised today, is charted in a new book by a Zoology lecturer from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

News story: New toothpaste ingredient hardens teeth while you sleep
15 April 2016

A new toothpaste ingredient which puts back the lost minerals from tooth enamel and helps prevent decay and treat sensitivity while you sleep has been developed by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

News story: Personal data revolution takes first step
14 April 2016

A new way of managing personal information set to maximise people’s chances of privacy is being developed by computer scientists, led by a researcher at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

News story: Stroke survivors face ‘invisible impairments’ to return to work
7 April 2016

‘Invisible impairments’ can make it difficult for stroke survivors to maintain a job, according to a study from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and the University of Cambridge.

Vishal Bhardway News story: Festival celebrates the extraordinary impact of Shakespeare on Indian Cinema
6 April 2016

Prominent director Vishal Bhardwaj has been announced as part of the line-up for Indian Shakespeares on Screen, a festival celebrating the influence of England’s most famous cultural icon on the world’s largest film industry.

News story: Just 50p a week could decide the UK’s future in Europe, study finds
29 March 2016

The impact of Brexit on personal finances may determine the result of the referendum, according to research from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

News story: The surprising history of Islam and Elizabethan England
24 March 2016

In 1570, after numerous plots and assassination attempts against her, Elizabeth I of England was excommunicated by the Pope. It marked the beginning of an extraordinary relationship between England and the Islamic world, the likes of which would not be seen again until the modern age.

News story: English, History, and Law at QMUL ranked among the world’s elite
23 March 2016

Three subject areas at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) are among the top 50 in the world, according to an analysis of more than 3,400 universities.

News story: QMUL celebrates the success of its international scholars
21 March 2016

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) celebrated the success of its international students who received prestigious scholarships to study in 2015-16, at a reception which brought together students, embassy officials and scholarship body representatives from around the world.  

News story: New role of environment in multiple sclerosis revealed by east London study
18 March 2016

Environmental factors may be playing a much greater role in the onset of multiple sclerosis (MS) than previously realised, according to early research led by Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust.

Photo: Lars Chittka News story: Selfish bumblebees are not prepared to share
17 March 2016

Well qualified bumblebees are not prepared to share their pollinating knowledge with less experienced bees, according to new research carried out at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

News story: WHO event explores future of mental health care
16 March 2016

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has hosted 18 experts from five European countries to discuss and explore options for how mental health care could be provided in the future.

(c) Donne Buck/V&A Museum News story: Launch of the Centre for the Study of Childhood Culture
15 March 2016

From design and fashion to health and technology, Childhood culture is increasingly receiving serious scholarly attention within a range of disciplines. A new research centre, jointly run by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and the V&A Museum of Childhood, aims to create an internationally recognised hub of research, knowledge and public engagement on childhood culture.

News story: Researchers receive awards for clinical trials
14 March 2016

Two medical researchers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have been given awards by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to recognise their significant contribution to commercial research in the NHS.

News story: Kickstarter to raise cash for interactive audio platform
11 March 2016

A Kickstarter campaign has been launched by a team from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) who have developed a computing platform for high quality, ultra responsive interactive audio.

News story: QMUL awarded share of £1.7 million HEFCE grant to develop engineering and computer science conversion courses
11 March 2016

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been awarded a portion of £1.7m in funding from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) to develop four MSc courses.

News story: Brain tumour research community falls silent to remember lives lost
11 March 2016

Many thousands of people who have lost their lives to brain tumours were remembered as a minute’s silence was observed at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) to mark national Brain Tumour Awareness Month.

Professor Kevin Homewood News story: QMUL Professor wins £245,000 innovation prize
10 March 2016

Professor Kevin Homewood, of the School of Physics and Astronomy, has won a £245,298 Brian Mercer Award for Innovation to further his research into silicon detectors.

Sam Amrani News story: QMUL alumnus named in Maserati 100 list of British entrepreneurs
10 March 2016

A QMUL alumnus has been listed in the Maserati 100 index which recognises Britain’s most successful philanthropists, investors, mentors and advisors, and upcoming entrepreneurs supporting the next generation of business talent.

East London Genes & Health team collecting saliva samples from volunteers © Jorge Duarte Estevao News story: Study reveals the effect of genetic ‘knockouts’ on human health
4 March 2016

Only a fraction of genes appear to be essential for human life, according to researchers from the East London Genes & Health project, working with Born in Bradford and others.

News story: £1.2m grant awarded for research to prevent cause of sudden death in young adults
3 March 2016

QMUL awarded £1.2 million funding by British Heart Foundation for vital research into myocarditis.

Credit: Michelle Hauge News story: What does geographic profiling have to do with modern art?
3 March 2016

Scientists at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have shown research on infectious disease outbreaks can been adapted to study the locations of artworks by graffiti artist Banksy.

News story: Health experts call on Government to ban tackling in school rugby
2 March 2016

The UK and Irish governments are being warned that they should do more to protect school children from injury, including head trauma, while playing rugby.

The Warblr team News story: QMUL projects shortlisted for The Guardian University Awards 2016
1 March 2016

Two QMUL projects have been shortlisted for The Guardian University Awards 2016.

News story: Civil liberties at risk as agencies seek new powers to deal with cloud communications
25 February 2016

An expert in internet law has warned that the growth of cloud-based communications may pose a threat to civil liberties, as intelligence agencies seek new powers to deal with ‘extra-territorial’ services such as WhatsApp.

Flowers can be dazzlingly colourful, but new work shows that there is a limit to just how dazzling they want to be. Iridescence, where colours look different from different vantage points, is kept at moderate levels in flowers so as not to confuse pollinating bees. Photo credit: Lars Chittka News story: Flowers tone down the iridescence of their petals and avoid confusing bees
25 February 2016

Flowers’ iridescent petals, which may look plain to human eyes, produce the perfect signal for bees, according to a new study involving researchers from QMUL.

Ossian Ensemble News story: Festival to explore link between music and the mind
23 February 2016

A mini-festival exploring the psychological and therapeutic impact of music is to be held at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

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