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News story: Youth, wealth and education found to be risk factors for violent radicalisation
19 March 2014

New research from Queen Mary University of London has found youth, wealth, and being in full-time education to be risk factors associated with violent radicalisation. Contrary to popular views – religious practice, health and social inequalities, discrimination, and political engagement showed no links.

News story: Europe’s resilience of natural gas networks during conflicts and crises probed with maths
12 March 2014

Gas networks in Eastern European countries, such as Ukraine and Belarus are less resilient than the UK during conflicts and crises, according to new research from mathematicians at Queen Mary University of London.

News story: School of Law shortlisted for national pro bono award
11 March 2014

The School of Law at Queen Mary University of London is in the running for a top national award for its voluntary work with communities, charities and businesses in east London.

News story: Fellowship of the Royal Society of Arts elects QML alumna
10 March 2014

A graduate of Queen Mary University of London’s School of Law has been awarded the prestigious honour of being elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society of Arts.

News story: Queen Mary retains HR Excellence in Research Award
10 March 2014

Queen Mary University of London (QML) has retained its award from the European Commission for its continued work in improving working conditions and advancing career development for research staff.

News story: Queen Mary film festival celebrates British classics
5 March 2014

A celebration of iconic UK film and culture – from Indo-British classics to horror masterpieces - will be held at Queen Mary University of London from 26-28 March.

News story: Queen Mary announces new research partnership with Brain Tumour Research
4 March 2014

Queen Mary University of London is delighted to announce a ground-breaking new research partnership with UCL Institute of Neurology (under UCLPartners) and the charity Brain Tumour Research. The partnership begins a new chapter in long-term, sustainable and continuous research into brain tumours, the biggest cancer killer of children and adults under 40.

© Neil Cook, University of Hertfordshire News story: New study suggests each red dwarf star has at least one planet
4 March 2014

Three new planets with properties that might make them suitable for life are amongst eight new planets discovered orbiting nearby red dwarf stars by an international team of astronomers, including scientists from Queen Mary University of London.

Gerard Lyons News story: Mayor of London's Chief Economic Advisor talk
3 March 2014

Boris Johnson’s chief economic advisor is to give his insights on globalisation and the UK economy to students and staff at Queen Mary University of London. 

Fossil of a young lizard with skin and scale impressions preserved News story: A prequel that outshines the original: the exceptional 160-million-year-old fossils found in Inner Mongolia
3 March 2014

A new fauna of fossil species at 160 million year old sites in China have been co-discovered by a scientist at Queen Mary University of London.

News story: Plants convert energy at lightning speed
3 March 2014

A new way of measuring how much light a plant can tolerate could be useful in growing crops resilient to a changing climate, according to scientists from Queen Mary University of London.

News story: Queen Mary University of London welcomes Dr Sally Burtles as Director of Research Services and Business Development
27 February 2014

Queen Mary University of London is delighted to announce the arrival of Dr Sally Burtles as Director of Research Services and Business Development.  Sally’s role will be to provide leadership and management to the teams within the Business Development Unit and the Joint Research and Management Office.

News story: Guardian Awards win for student work experience project
27 February 2014

A Queen Mary University of London work experience scheme that supports its students and East End charities has been awarded the Employability Initiative of the year title at the Guardian University Awards 2014.

News story: Launch of £44m research fund to improve health outcomes for local people
26 February 2014

A new collaboration of health researchers across the NHS, world-leading universities – including Queen Mary University of London – local authorities, clinical commissioning groups, industry and charities has launched today. The partnership will lead and join up innovative research tackling some of the major health challenges in the north Thames region.

News story: Digital music to feel impact of Big Data
25 February 2014

A new project that will use large music collections – so called Big Data – to support music research has been launched by Queen Mary University of London, City University London, University College London and the British Library.

News story: Queen Mary climbs QS World Rankings
25 February 2014

A highly-regarded global analysis of 3,000 universities ranks 21 subjects taught at Queen Mary University of London as among the world’s best, two more subjects than in 2013.

Professor David Southern News story: QC appointment for Queen Mary professor
24 February 2014

One of the UK's top tax barristers, and a legal academic from Queen Mary University of London, is to be appointed as Queen's Counsel, it has been announced.

News story: QML welcomes Iraqi and Moroccan delegations
24 February 2014

Queen Mary University of London (QML) hosted high level delegations from Iraq and Morocco this week, giving a first-hand insight into the opportunities and challenges faced in the home countries of our visitors.

News story: Two thirds of women are not taking folic acid supplements before pregnancy to prevent spina bifida
19 February 2014

New research from Queen Mary University of London reveals less than 1 in 3 women have taken folic acid supplements before pregnancy to prevent spina bifida and other birth defects of the brain, spine, or spinal cord (neural tube defects). This is despite research from 1991 showing that such conditions could be prevented in most cases by increasing the intake of the B-vitamin folic acid before pregnancy.

Graphene - image courtesy of AlexanderAIUS News story: New study reveals communications potential of graphene
19 February 2014

Providing secure wireless connections and improving the efficiency of communication devices could be another application for graphene, as demonstrated by scientists at Queen Mary University of London and the Cambridge Graphene Centre.

Professor C. Raj Kumar and Professor Simon Gaskell News story: New UK-India study partnership in law, business, politics and public policy
18 February 2014

Queen Mary University of London and OP Jindal Global University, based in Delhi, India, have signed an agreement to collaborate on research and teaching in social sciences subjects, including twinned Masters programmes.

Actual Experience opened the market at the London Stock Exchange News story: Fourfold rise in Actual Experience shares on first day of trading
18 February 2014

A Queen Mary University of London spinout company, which helps companies manage their digital supply chains, saw shares jump to more than four times their float price on its first day listed on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM).

St Clement's Hospital News story: Student filmmakers host Shuffle Festival events at St Clement’s
17 February 2014

Danny Boyle's award-winning arts festival is collaborating with staff and student-film makers at Queen Mary University of London this February for a new exhibition on the history of an east London psychiatric hospital.

News story: Crayfish study provides complicated web of interactions
17 February 2014

How different species of invasive crayfish interact with each other and affect their local environment has been uncovered for the first time by scientists at Queen Mary University of London.

2013 STARS at Barts Cancer Institute News story: Sixth-form students become cancer-research STARS
13 February 2014

A-level students are gaining first-hand experience in cutting-edge cancer research, thanks to a new programme created at Queen Mary University of London’s Barts Cancer Institute (BCI).

Photo © Linda Brownlee News story: Damon Albarn to play Queen Mary
12 February 2014

Damon Albarn will be playing The Great Hall at Queen Mary University of London on 1 May, to coincide with the release of his first solo album, Everyday Robots.

News story: Study reveals unexpected cell hijack method in pancreatic cancer
11 February 2014

Pancreatic stellate cells, which normally aid tissue repair, unwittingly help pancreatic cancer grow and spread in a method of ‘cell hijack’ only seen before in brain and breast cancer, according to new research from Queen Mary University of London.

Male fallow deer calling News story: Fight or flight? Vocal cues help deer decide during mating season
10 February 2014

Male fallow deer are sensitive to changes in the groans that rivals make during mating season when competing for the attention of female deer, and can assess the level of threat other males pose simply from vocal cues, according to new research from Queen Mary University of London.

Dr Simon Lewis News story: Queen Mary helps find Europe’s oldest footprints
7 February 2014

The earliest human footprints outside of Africa have been uncovered, on the English coast, by a team of scientists led by Queen Mary University of London, the British Museum and the Natural History Museum.

News story: New disease gene discovery sheds light on cause of bone marrow failure
6 February 2014

New research from Queen Mary University of London has identified a novel genetic defect among patients with bone marrow failure, which could reveal its underlying cause.

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