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Aspirin News story: Aspirin: scientists believe cancer prevention benefits outweigh harms
5 August 2014

New research from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) reveals taking aspirin can significantly reduce the risk of developing – and dying from – the major cancers of the digestive tract, i.e. bowel, stomach and oesophageal cancer.

Professor Amanda Vickery with the panel News story: Amanda Vickery Presents BBC Series on the War that Changed the World
5 August 2014

Amanda Vickery, Professor of Early Modern History at Queen Mary University of London, is co-presenting a major multi-part series on BBC World Service, to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.     

An artist plays the Brooklyn Bridge as part of the Human Harp project News story: Human Harp to unleash the voice of the Roundhouse
4 August 2014

An artist in residence at Queen Mary University of London has developed a new instrument, once used to play the Brooklyn Bridge for its 130th birthday, which will unleash the voice of the Roundhouse during a one-off residency.

Professor Mark Caulfield News story: Queen Mary University of London awarded £24m from MRC to support the 100,000 Genomes Project
1 August 2014

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been awarded £24m from the MRC to support Genomics England in the delivery of the Government's 100,000 Genomes Project. The award will go directly towards providing cutting-edge Genomics Medicine Data Architecture.

Tumour blood vessel endothelial cells (red), surrounded by tumour cell nuclei (blue and green). Red blood cells (green shapes) are visible in the centre of the blood vessel News story: New drug target can break down cancer's barrier against treatment
28 July 2014

Scientists at Queen Mary University of London's Barts Cancer Institute have found that targeting a molecule in blood vessels can make cancer therapy significantly more effective, according to research published in Nature today (Monday 28 July),

Sinead (left) and Tapiwa News story: QMUL alumni named ‘Rising Stars’ by Rare
25 July 2014

Two recent graduates from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) are amongst ten young people to be named ‘Rising Stars’ in an annual celebration of the achievements of black students in the UK.

Emmanouil Benetos returns to QMUL to take up the fellowship awarded by the Royal Academy of Engineering News story: Prestigious fellowship to support software inspired by the human ear
25 July 2014

A researcher from Queen Mary University of London has won a new fellowship from the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) to develop versatile algorithms that can separate and interpret sounds, based on the way the human auditory system works.

News story: New grants boost QMUL’s commercial collaborations in audio
23 July 2014

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London’s Centre for Digital Music have teamed up with commercial sound recognition pioneer Audio Analytic, with the support of two new grants worth £385K from the Technology Strategy Board.

Students volunteer at the Whitechapel Mission, a day centre for people who are homeless or in need News story: Charities, community projects and students benefit from volunteering
22 July 2014

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is on the lookout for more London charities and non-profit groups, to add to the hundreds who have already benefited from the support of student volunteers.

Makoto Kobayashi accepting a copy of the book News story: Physics Nobel Prize winners attend conference at QMUL
18 July 2014

A conference marking 50 years since the discovery of CP violation, a tiny difference between matter and antimatter that is vital for our existence, was held at Queen Mary University of London on 10-11 July.

News story: QMUL antenna experts contribute to lighter, safer, more fuel efficient aircraft
18 July 2014

Experts in in antennas and electromagnetics from Queen Mary University of London will work with industry partners in a £11.6m project looking at future communications systems for civil aircraft.

Dr D Maxwell Parkin, Doctor of Science (DSc) News story: Honorary doctorates for disease research pioneers
18 July 2014

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has awarded honorary degrees to pioneers in the fields of cancer research and the biology of infectious diseases in wildlife.

Mr David Beresford Mash, JP, MA, ARCO News story: Honorary Fellowships for leaders in education, health and heritage
18 July 2014

During Summer Graduation 2014, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) awarded three Honorary Fellowships to leaders in the fields of education, culture and heritage, and health.

Ambika Kumar News story: Graduation 2014: celebrating our exceptional students
17 July 2014

Some 3,000 Queen Mary University of London students are graduating between 14-18 July at a series of ceremonies held in the Great Hall of the People’s Palace in Mile End, attended by 10,000 graduands, family and friends. All have made huge achievements during their time at QMUL. Here, we tell some of their stories:

News story: New academic dress for 2014 graduating students
17 July 2014

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) graduates debuted a new scheme of academic dress this year, after the university exercised its degree-awarding powers for the first time.

News story: Queen Mary ranked in top one per cent worldwide
15 July 2014

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is ranked 18th in the UK and amongst the top one per cent of universities worldwide, in a global league table released today (Tuesday 15 July).

News story: Four Queen Mary University of London scientists make Highly Cited Researchers 2014 List
15 July 2014

Professor Mark Caulfield, Professor Jack Cuzick, Professor Trish Greenhalgh, and Professor Panos Deloukas have all been selected by Thomson Reuters for inclusion in their prestigious list of Highly Cited Researchers 2014

Judge Gratwicke presents Darren Low (left) and Theodore Dyson with their trophies News story: Queen Mary student advocates are mooting champions
15 July 2014

Law students at Queen Mary University of London have won the Oxford University Press (OUP) and BPP National Mooting Competition 2013-2014.

News story: Report finds authors are increasingly on the bread line
15 July 2014

New research by Queen Mary University of London into authors’ earnings has found a dramatic drop in income and the number of full-time writers.

Professor Tilli Tansey - ©Wellcome Trust News story: Physiological Society Honorary Membership for QMUL medical historian
10 July 2014

Professor of the History of Modern Medical Sciences Tilli Tansey OBE has been elected as an Honorary Member of the Physiological Society for her contributions to the advancement of physiology.

'The IT Man' Neil Jahans is taking part in the British 10k London Run News story: Summer sports challenges help fund the fight against cancer
10 July 2014

Queen Mary University of London staff, students and alumni are helping fund the fight against cancer with a series of charity sports challenges this summer, including the British 10k Run, the London Triathlon and the Thames Path Challenge.

The photo shows one of the probes in cellular membranes of pancreatic cells News story: Scientists improve metal detectors for early diagnosis of lifestyle and age-related diseases
4 July 2014

Sensors created by chemists at Queen Mary University of London could lead to a set of new tools for researchers to investigate conditions like diabetes resulting in earlier diagnosis and new treatments.   

News story: Significant discovery could tackle spread of breast cancer
4 July 2014

• New discovery reveals testing for molecule αvβ6 could identify a subset of breast cancer patients at high risk of their tumours spreading from the breast - and therefore twice as likely to die within five years
• Combining αvβ6- antibody drug with breast cancer drug Herceptin ‘eradicated’ tumours in mice
• Researchers are now looking at options to progress to a clinical trial in breast cancer patients

News story: Campaign for real evidence-based medicine launches today
3 July 2014

A campaign to put patient care at the centre of evidence-based medicine (EBM) is launched today by Professor Trish Greenhalgh, Public Health expert at Queen Mary University of London, at the BioMed Central’s Health Services Research conference at Kings’ College London.

News story: Report urges for less reliance on imprisonment as punishment
3 July 2014

A law expert from Queen Mary University of London is among the writers of a new report, which is urging for less reliance on imprisonment as a form of punishment in the UK.

QMUL's pitch drop experiment: the view from the bottom camera News story: Nature of solids and liquids explored through new pitch drop experiment
2 July 2014

Physicists at Queen Mary University of London have set up a new pitch drop experiment for students to explore the difference between solid and liquids.

News story: QMUL scientists discover teeth protein promises bone regeneration
2 July 2014

Patients suffering from osteoporosis or bone fractures might benefit from a new discovery of a protein that plays an important role in bone regeneration made by bioengineers at Queen Mary University of London.

News story: QMUL celebrates 10-year partnership with BUPT
1 July 2014

To mark the 10-year anniversary of Queen Mary University of London’s (QMUL) partnership with the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT), the institutions have signed a letter of intent and exchanged QMUL-BUPT Joint Programme 10th anniversary plaques.

News story: Top professional engineering body endorses QMUL’s Joint Programme in China
26 June 2014

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has reconfirmed the academic accreditation of the three courses offered by the Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) Joint Programme with Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT).    

XYZ prototype News story: Unleash your inner engineer with a new Kickstarter campaign
26 June 2014

Graduate designers from Queen Mary University of London are raising money through crowd-funding site Kickstarter to manufacture a new Lego-like construction set.

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