The Pint of Science festival brings a unique line up of talks, demonstrations and live experiments to the nation’s favourite pubs. Credit: Pint of Science News story: Festival to take science breakthroughs to London pubs
3 May 2017

More than 30 scientists from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) will explain their research in London’s pubs as the world's largest festival of public science arrives in town.

News story: Some statin-related side-effects are due to 'nocebo' effect
3 May 2017

Patients report more side effects when they know they are taking a statin, than when they do not know whether they are on the drug or a dummy pill, according to a study by researchers from Imperial College London and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Credit: Mikey G Ottawa News story: £1.5m awarded to apply preventive medicine to brain disorders
28 April 2017

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) will establish a new Centre for Preventive Neurology, thanks to £1.5m of funding from Barts Charity.

Fukomys livingstoni. Illustration by Rebecca Gelertner of Near Bird Studios (@NearBirdStudios) News story: Fukomys livingstoni, I presume?
27 April 2017

Two new species of African mole-rat have been discovered by researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), together with colleagues in Tanzania and at the University of Pretoria.

News story: London school pupils pitch exciting business ideas with help of QMUL law students
27 April 2017

From video-recording contact lenses to a virtual reality application which reduces stress, London school students pitched their business ideas at an event organised by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

News story: QMUL tops UK league table for Dentistry
26 April 2017

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is the UK’s highest ranking university for Dentistry, as published today in The Complete University Guide league table for 2018.

News story: QMUL academic wins prestigious award for book about screen stars
24 April 2017

Dr Lucy Bolton from the Department of Film Studies at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has won the award for best edited collection at the British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies annual awards.

Ben Wald (left) and Prof David Wald (right) News story: Father and son team win prestigious prize for surgery innovation
23 April 2017

A team of clinical researchers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and the Barts Heart Centre have won a prestigious prize at the Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery’s Annual Meeting in Belfast.

Dr Guillem Anglada-Escudé won the award for his rsearch into exoplanets that could be home to life News story: QMUL academic makes TIME's 100 Most Influential People list
21 April 2017

An academic from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been named as one of TIME Magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world

News story: EU project launches €2.4m competition to create ethical and sustainable wearable technologies and smart textiles
21 April 2017

A wearable technology project is offering up to €2.4 million in funding for teams of creatives and technologists to develop the next generation of sustainable wearables and e-textile ideas.

News story: ‘Past Mortems’ – Life and death behind mortuary doors
19 April 2017

A new book by Carla Valentine, pathology technician at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), reveals her experience of working with the dead and what she has seen behind the doors of our mortuaries.

News story: QMUL professor wins prestigious material science medal
18 April 2017

Professor Nicola Pugno has been awarded the 2017 Griffith Medal by the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3).  

News story: Some stroke survivors disregard GP advice on medications
10 April 2017

Some stroke survivors say they are disregarding GP advice on secondary prevention medications, such as statins, with some patients stopping their medication completely after only one or two consultations, according to a study of an online stroke forum led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Students from Alleyn’s School with Dr Martin Archer (left) and Professor David Berman (right) News story: ‘Cosmic Con’ showcases school students’ space research
10 April 2017

School pupils from across London presented their cutting-edge physics research at a conference hosted by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

‘Estate: Ian Hinchliffe retrospective’, Beaconsfield, Vauxhall, London, 30 October-22 November 1998 (AIMG-1363) News story: New QMUL Archive celebrates performance artist Ian Hinchliffe
6 April 2017

Ian Hinchliffe was a performance artist, as well as an installation maker, a painter, and an occasional small-screen star. Known for the provocative nature of his work, he gained a reputation for producing unpredictable, mischievous, and occasionally menacing art. From the 16 March 2017, the personal papers of Ian Hinchliffe will be available to the public as a new collection at the Archive Library, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

News story: Constitutional experts criticise government’s review of English Votes for English Laws
5 April 2017

Constitutional experts from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have criticised the government’s review of ‘English Votes for English Laws' (EVEL), published last week.

Shoreditch area, East London News story: Report highlights how universities can enrich their neighbourhoods
4 April 2017

Universities can enrich their own neighbourhoods by developing long-term partnerships with community organisations, according to a new report by researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Darren Henley OBE, Chief Executive of Arts Council England and Professor Simon Gaskell, Principal of QMUL News story: QMUL signs creative partnership with Arts Council England
4 April 2017

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and Arts Council England today signed an agreement to work together on creative leadership, global research programmes, and community engagement.

News story: Cancer Research UK Barts Centre receives £10m
3 April 2017

The Cancer Research UK Barts Centre at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has received an award of over £10 million to renew its status as an official CRUK Centre.

Manuscript of William Godwin's Political Justice, 1793, showing authorial revisions [Image courtesy of the V&A] News story: QMUL and Victoria and Albert Museum to digitise key manuscripts by 18th-century writer, William Godwin
3 April 2017

For the first time, the sole surviving manuscripts of the most celebrated works of William Godwin (1756 – 1836) will be digitised and made freely available on the Shelley-Godwin Archive as part of a collaborative project announced today by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), and Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH).

The study hopes to amass the largest data set of jazz music News story: Musical influence in jazz investigated with ‘Big Data’
31 March 2017

A new project led by the Centre for Digital Music at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) will use the latest advances in digital technology to uncover how melodic patterns have developed in jazz music.

Westminster voting intention (London), YouGov, March 2017 News story: Tories narrow gap on Labour in London while Lib Dems double support
31 March 2017

The Labour Party's support in London has declined by nine points in a year, according to polling commissioned by the Mile End Institute, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Credit: Alicia Canter/Guardian News story: Queen Mary University of London wins Guardian University Award
30 March 2017

The discovery of an earth-sized planet that may be the closest possible home for life outside the Solar System has won the Research Impact category at the Guardian University Awards 2017.   

News story: Just one in five Londoners think Britain will be better off after Brexit
30 March 2017

Londoners are gloomy about the prospects for post-Brexit Britain and 48 per cent expect the country to be economically worse off, according to polling commissioned by the Mile End Institute, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Credit: Bridget Colla News story: New tool predicts severe risks in mothers with pregnancy complications
30 March 2017

A new tool developed by researchers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) could save mothers’ and babies’ lives by predicting whether women with early onset pre-eclampsia are safe to prolong their pregnancy.

Diane Abbott MP at the Mile End Institute News story: Jeremy Corbyn will close the gap on Theresa May within six months, says Diane Abbott
30 March 2017

Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott MP has said that people should judge Jeremy Corbyn in six months, by which time she expects Labour’s poor poll ratings to have improved.

Curtis Horne and colleagues investigate the effects of seasonal warming on body size in insects and crustaceans News story: Seasonal warming leads to smaller animal body sizes
29 March 2017

Changes in the body size of animals measured under controlled laboratory conditions have been shown to closely match changes in body size with seasonal warming in nature, according to research from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Schoolchildren taking online asthma survey News story: Asthmatic schoolchildren are ‘uncomfortable’ using their inhalers
29 March 2017

Poor asthma control and knowledge are common in children with doctor-diagnosed asthma, according to research by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

The cytosponge capsule News story: Trial to test for oesophageal cancer risk launches across the UK
28 March 2017

A clinical trial designed by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) will allow GP surgeries to test for Barrett’s oesophagus – a condition that can increase the risk of developing oesophageal cancer.