At least 61 per cent of people who try their first cigarette become, at least temporarily, daily smokers, suggests an analysis of survey data by Queen Mary University of London.
Kavita Datta, Professor of Development Geography at Queen Mary University of London, has been appointed to the London International Development Centre (LIDC) Migration Leadership Team.
A survey of the country’s party members has revealed glaring contrasts between rank and file Tories and their Labour, Lib Dem and SNP counterparts.
Botswana is the country with the most distinct musical recordings around the world while China has the most distinct recordings in relation to its neighbours, according to research by Queen Mary University of London.
Queen Mary University of London sponsored two of its Global Health alumni to travel and attend this year’s Nobel Peace Prize celebrations in Oslo, Norway.
He’s cute, he’s fierce, he’s green – but Yoda remains one of Star Wars’ most mysterious characters. Now, a linguist from Queen Mary University of London has revealed an important part of Yoda’s past – and he’s connected it to tropical Hawaii.
Queen Mary University of London has partnered with Huawei, a leading global telecommunications firm, to help students become employment ready.
On 12 December, Queen Mary University of London hosted an awards ceremony with Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) to mark progress in establishing a Joint Research Institute (JRI) in the fields of Advanced Materials and Structures.
Scientists have developed a drumming robot that plays along with human keyboard players and posts pictures of the sessions on Facebook.
Dr Tiffany Watt Smith, a cultural historian from Queen Mary University of London, has delivered a TED talk about the hidden cultural forces which shape our emotions. The video was watched by more than a quarter of a million people during its first few hours on the TED website.
New patterning technology which could open opportunities to recreate complex biological environments has been developed by researchers at Queen Mary University of London.
Incidence of cervical cancer in young women is set to decline 75 per cent by 2040 with deaths close to eradicated, however older women will face greater risk according to research led by Queen Mary University of London, published today in The Lancet Public Health.
A 'cure' for haemophilia is one step closer, following results of a groundbreaking gene therapy trial led by Queen Mary University of London.
It can lose and re-grow its arms and is capable of prising open a mussel despite not having a brain, and soon we may be able to understand how.
Researchers at Queen Mary University of London believe they have found the first indications that a combination of two types of drugs could protect against clots that cause heart attacks and strokes, but at lower doses than when the drugs are prescribed separately.
As bees gain foraging experience they continually refine both the order in which they visit flowers and the flight paths they take between flowers to generate better and better routes, according to researchers at Queen Mary University of London.
A researcher from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) was part of a team, led by the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, that has figured out the unique protective mechanism of highly resistant lenses located on the arms of a species of brittle star called Ophiocoma wendtii.
Queen Mary University of London celebrated the achievements of its international scholars at an annual reception that brought together students, embassy officials and scholarship body representatives from across the world.
To mark People’s Palace Projects’ 20th anniversary, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is hosting a special talk tomorrow (7 December) on the digital conservation of Brazilian indigenous cultures.
A new weakness found in medulloblastoma, the most common form of childhood brain tumour, could lead to more personalised medicine and improved treatment for some patients, according to an early study by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
Heart tissue can be imaged in real-time during keyhole procedures using a new optical ultrasound needle developed by researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and UCL.
The story of Joseph Merrick, the so-called ‘Elephant Man’, takes centre stage in a new audio tour of Whitechapel, offering an immersive history of The Royal London Hospital and Medical College through a free smartphone app.
The heritage of Queen Mary University of London can be traced back to the late 19th century with the establishment of the People’s Palace, a philanthropic organisation designed to bring culture, recreation and education to the East End.
Trophy hunting and other activities involving the targeting of high-quality male animals could lead to the extinction of certain species faced with changing environmental conditions, according to new research from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
Professor Nick Lemoine from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been awarded the China Friendship Award - the country’s highest award for ‘foreign experts who have made outstanding contributions to the country's economic and social progress’.
Students from Chile will be eligible for fully funded scholarships to study at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), thanks to a new partnership with the Chilean government.
A decline in deaths from heart attack and stroke in high income countries could be threatened by rising rates of obesity and diabetes, according to a study led by Barts Heart Centre, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
David Lammy MP has welcomed a new initiative to transform ethnic inequalities in mental health services, led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
WEAR Sustain is launching its second and final competition call out, offering a total of €2.4 million in funding for teams of creatives and technologists to co-develop the next generation of wearables, smart or electronic textiles that are both ethical and sustainable.
A diabetes drug currently undergoing development could be repurposed to help end transplant rejection, without the side-effects of current immunosuppressive drugs, according to new research by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).