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News story: Increase in number of places for local medical students
26 March 2018

Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry at Queen Mary University of London has been allocated an additional 32 new places for medical students, which will provide new opportunities for students from the local area.

News story: Conference to explore legal challenges facing the games and interactive entertainment industry
26 March 2018

More Than Just a Game (MTJG) brings together top legal and gaming experts from around the world to explore emerging challenges in the gaming industry.

 

News story: Tuberculosis awareness animation launched for World TB Day
23 March 2018

A new health promotion tool has been launched to inform people about latent tuberculosis (TB) and engage migrant communities with local NHS testing and treatment.

News story: New drug reduces progression of disability in multiple sclerosis
23 March 2018

A new drug is the first to slow the progression of disability in secondary progressive multiple sclerosis – a severe form of the disease for which there is currently no treatment to prevent progression.

News story: Dinosaur frills and horns did not evolve for species recognition
21 March 2018

The elaborate frills and horns of a group of dinosaurs including Triceratops and Styracosaurus did not evolve to help species recognise each other, according to researchers at Queen Mary University of London. 

News story: Risk of maternal death doubled in pregnant women with anaemia
21 March 2018

Pregnant women with anaemia are twice as likely to die during or shortly after pregnancy compared to those without the condition, according to a major international study led by Queen Mary University of London of over 300,000 women across 29 countries.

An installation at the Southbank Centre showcased the research from Rio News story: Half of Brazilian women living in London have experienced gender-based violence
15 March 2018

Four in every five Brazilian women living in London have experienced Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) in their lifetime, with half of them experiencing some form of gender-based violence in London, reveals new research from the People’s Palace Projects, based at Queen Mary University of London, and King’s College London.

News story: Weak hand grip could be sign of a failing heart
14 March 2018

Hand grip strength could be used as a simple measure of heart health, according to new research led by scientists at Queen Mary University of London.

News story: Queen Mary academic wins prestigious translation prize
13 March 2018

A translation of 120 Days of Sodom from the original French text to English by a Queen Mary University of London academic has been recognised by the UK’s Society of Authors.

News story: Mandatory health warnings needed on Chinese takeaways and ready meals
13 March 2018

A new survey by Action on Salt, based at Queen Mary University of London, has exposed the alarming amounts of salt found in both Chinese takeaways and Chinese ready meals sold by some of the UK’s biggest supermarkets.

News story: One in ten stroke survivors need more help with taking medication
12 March 2018

Over a half of stroke patients require a degree of help with taking medicine and a sizeable minority say they do not receive as much assistance as they need, according a study by researchers at Queen Mary University of London and University of Cambridge.

News story: Queen Mary student takes her research to Parliament
12 March 2018

A PhD student from Queen Mary University of London presented her research to the Houses of Parliament as part of a Parliamentary poster competition.

News story: Menopausal hormone therapy linked to having a healthier heart
9 March 2018

Women who use menopausal hormone therapy appear to have a heart structure and function that is linked to a lower risk of heart failure, according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London.

News story: Queen Mary invests in cutting-edge artificial intelligence computers
9 March 2018

Two supercomputers have been installed at Queen Mary University of London to support research into deep learning and artificial intelligence (AI).

News story: Law, English and Drama ranked top 35 in QS Top Universities rankings
8 March 2018

Three subjects from Queen Mary University of London’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences have been ranked in the top 35 in the world, according to the 2018 QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) Top Universities Study.  

News story: New insights into why patients have a higher risk of heart attack in the morning
8 March 2018

Cardiovascular disease patients have lower levels of an important family of protective molecules in their blood in the morning, which could be increasing their risk of blood clots and heart attacks at those times, according to early research led by Queen Mary University of London.

20 women from Rio's biggest favella give their testimonies of Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG). Credit: Marcia Faria News story: Southbank Centre installation showcases real-life testimonies of gender-based violence
7 March 2018

A multimedia art installation produced by People’s Palace Projects, based at Queen Mary University of London, will be on public display at the Southbank Centre’s Women of the World Festival from 9-11 March.

News story: Queen Mary Professor wins WOW Women in Creative Industries Award
6 March 2018

A Drama Professor from Queen Mary University of London has won the ‘Fighting the Good Fight’ award at WOW Women in Creative Industries Awards at the Southbank Centre. The winners were announced on Wednesday 7 March 2018.

News story: Aspirin helps treat tuberculous meningitis
5 March 2018

The painkiller aspirin appears to reduce the risk of stroke and death in patients with the most deadly form of tuberculosis, according to a study by Queen Mary University of London, Oxford University Clinical Research Unit (Vietnam), Western General Hospital and University of Oxford.

News story: Queen Mary students reach finals of coveted entrepreneurship competition
5 March 2018

Queen Mary University of London has two teams of students that have made it through to the regional finals of the Hult Prize, a globally recognized student entrepreneurship competition. The students from the School of Business and Management, will compete on the 9 and 10March 2018 in London and San Francisco.

News story: Queen Mary students awarded national bursary for engineering
2 March 2018

Three students from Queen Mary University of London have been awarded an Engineering Horizons Bursary from The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

News story: Children’s use of non-dental services for oral pain costing the NHS £2.3m a year
1 March 2018

Thousands of children with oral pain are being taken by parents to pharmacies and non-dental health services, including A&E, instead of their dentist, and could be costing NHS England £2.3 million a year, according to research led by Queen Mary University of London.

News story: New mathematical framework establishes the risk of dramatic collapses of real networks
28 February 2018

A theoretical framework explaining the risk of rare events causing major disruptions in complex networks, such as a blackout in a power grid, has been proposed by a mathematician at Queen Mary University of London.

Dr Sakher AlQahtani at the Study UK Alumni Awards News story: Queen Mary graduate finalist in British Council’s Entrepreneurial Awards
28 February 2018

Dr Sakher AlQahtani, who graduated from Queen Mary University of London with an MClinDent in Paediatric Dentistry in 2008 and a PhD in 2012, was an Entrepreneurial Award Finalist in the British Council’s Alumni Awards 2018.

News story: Most Londoners believe homelessness has gone up in the capital
23 February 2018

Sixty-nine percent of Londoners think that rough sleeping has increased in the capital, according to the latest poll out conducted for the Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London. 

News story: Health ministers and politicians visit brain tumour research labs
23 February 2018

UK health ministers shared the news of an upcoming funding boost to brain tumour research, during a visit to laboratories at Queen Mary University of London this week.

News story: Materials expert joins Queen Mary University of London
23 February 2018

Professor Sir Colin Humphreys, CBE, FREng, FRS, the renowned British physicist and materials expert, is set to join Queen Mary University of London as Professor of Materials Science.

News story: “Beetroot pill” could help save patients from kidney failure after heart x-ray
22 February 2018

Beetroot may reduce the risk of kidney failure in patients having a heart x-ray, according to research led by Queen Mary University of London.

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21 February 2018

The Conservatives should be braced for a very difficult night when the London elections are held in May, according to a new poll out conducted for the Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London.

 

DJ Radical Sister playing at a Bradford nightclub in 1988. Credit: Tim Smith News story: Interactive timeline captures impact of Indian community in Britain
19 February 2018

A photographic timeline that showcases the history of Indians living in Britain over the past two centuries is now available to view online.