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News story: Labour’s lead in the capital increases according to latest Mile End Institute poll
3 December 2019

Jeremy Corbyn has begun a fightback in the crucial London election battleground but is still lagging behind Labour’s 2017 performance, an exclusive YouGov poll commissioned by Queen Mary University of London’s Mile End Institute reveals today.

An HIV cell News story: Institute of Population Health Sciences leader calls for next step in transforming HIV care
29 November 2019

Jane Anderson, an honorary professor at Queen Mary’s Institute of Population Health Sciences, addressed members of the European Parliament and other policymakers as part of a major HIV initiative this week.

Looking at a map of Germany News story: The Jewish people who chose Germany as a place to live
28 November 2019

A book authored by an academic at Queen Mary University of London provides a unique insight into the lives of a lesser-known Jewish population, Jews who decided to move to Germany in the 1990s.

Dr Rapoport News story: Queen Mary Islamic historian wins top book prize at Middle East Medievalist Society awards
27 November 2019

Professor Yossef Rapoport from Queen Mary’s School of History, has been awarded the 2019 Middle East Medievalist Society Book Prize for his book, Rural Economy and Tribal Society in Islamic Egypt: A Study of al-Nābulusī’s Villages of the Fayyum (Brepols, 2018).

Maria Ahmad and fellow contestants News story: Queen Mary medical student takes on the world – and comes up trumps
26 November 2019

Queen Mary Barts and the London medical student Maria Ahmad and her three teammates from around the world have won the Elsevier ClinicalKey Global Challenge.

News story: UK and China research team take first steps towards a vaccine for pancreatic cancer
25 November 2019

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London and Zhengzhou University have developed a personalised vaccine system that could ultimately delay the onset of pancreatic cancer.

Chromosol logo News story: Queen Mary spinout receives further funding to develop new optical communications technology
25 November 2019

Chromosol, a spinout company from Queen Mary University of London, has received £500,000 seed investment to commercialise a new technology in the emerging field of silicon photonics.

 

A photograph of a construction site News story: Arbitration seen as the best process for resolving international construction disputes
22 November 2019

Disputes arising in international construction projects are best resolved through arbitration however, there is real scope for improved efficiency at all stages of the process, according to a report published by Queen Mary University of London in partnership with international law firm Pinsent Masons.

News story: Queen Mary student's life-saving invention takes flight with London's Air Ambulance
22 November 2019

A Queen Mary design student has designed a new medical kit during his studies, to be deployed across the city by life-saving medical charity London’s Air Ambulance.

News story: Queen Mary historian becomes President of the Jewish Historical Society of England
22 November 2019

Miri Rubin, Professor of Medieval and Early Modern History at Queen Mary University of London has been elected as President of the Jewish Historical Society of England (JHSE) from January 2020.

News story: The emerging political economy of the British left
21 November 2019

Jeremy Corbyn was elected leader of the Labour Party promising to break with a ‘neoliberal consensus’ that, his supporters argue, has dominated Britain for the past forty years. This topic was the source of debate at the latest Mile End Institute event which included key figures in the development of the new economic thinking pursued by the Labour leadership.

Professor Anthony Warrens and Dr Joseph Muscat News story: Prime Minister cuts ribbon on Queen Mary University of London Malta Campus
21 November 2019

The Prime Minister of Malta, the Honourable Dr Joseph Muscat, officially opened the Queen Mary University of London Malta campus today.

Ollie Gardiner and family News story: Queen Mary University of London to help find a cure for brain tumours following funding from grieving family
19 November 2019

A grieving family are marking the second anniversary of the death of their son to a brain tumour by donating a six-figure sum to Queen Mary University of London to help find a cure for the disease. 

A solar storm hitting Earth’s magnetosphere and affecting waves in the foreshock. Credit Martin Archer and NASA. News story: Earth’s magnetic song recorded for the first time during a solar storm
18 November 2019

Data from the European Space Agency’s Cluster mission has provided a recording of the eerie ‘song’ that Earth sings when it is hit by a solar storm.

Fraxinus excelsior, common ash at Kew Gardens. Credit Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. News story: Scientists uncover resistance genes for deadly ash tree disease
18 November 2019

New research has identified the genetic basis of resistance to ash dieback in UK trees, opening up new avenues for conservation.

Economics of development News story: Using economics for the greater good
14 November 2019

Economists can, and should, do more to support developing countries according to Dr Rachel Glennerster, Chief Economist at the Department for International Development.

Melissa Tatton News story: Chief Executive at Valuation Office Agency to join Queen Mary Council
13 November 2019

Melissa Tatton CBE, Chief Executive of the Valuation Office Agency (VOA), has been appointed as a Council member at Queen Mary University of London.

Queens' Building News story: Queen Mary fourth in the UK for commercialising its research
13 November 2019

Queen Mary University of London ranks fourth in the UK for converting its research into successful companies, according to a new report.

Mile End Institute News story: Exploring the politics of data
12 November 2019

The exponential accumulation of data from everyday online and offline activities has raised tensions about who has the rights to produce and own such data. These issues were explored at the latest event held at the Mile End Institute.

Centre for Trauma Sciences News story: Innovations in treatment of traumatic injuries with severe bleeding are saving lives
12 November 2019

Deaths from severe bleeding after major trauma have been reduced by 40% over the last decade through a programme of research and innovation led by Queen Mary University of London, Barts Health NHS Trust and NHS Blood and Transplant.

Maria Ahmad News story: Queen Mary student reaches top 12 of global medical competition
11 November 2019

A third year medical student at Queen Mary University of London has reached the final 12 of the Elsevier ClinicalKey Global Challenge.

Studying behind flags on a desk News story: Accent bias exists but people can resist the urge to discriminate
11 November 2019

A new study led by Queen Mary University of London has shown that whilst accent bias continues to be pervasive in the UK, people in positions of power have the capacity to resist this effect.

Dr Lucas Lucasa News story: Queen Mary mathematician wins international prize
11 November 2019

Dr Lucas Lacasa, from the School of Mathematical Sciences, has won the prestigious Universal Scientific Education and Research Network (USERN) prize in Formal Sciences for his work to develop new methods for data analysis.

Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2019 News story: Winners of Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2019 announced
9 November 2019

The winners of the Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2019 were announced at the British Library on 9 November.

Panel discussion News story: Making equal and fair pay a reality
8 November 2019

Queen Mary’s Centre for Research in Equality and Diversity (CRED) has hosted a special event marking the forthcoming 50th anniversary of the 1970 Equal Pay Act.

News story: Sadiq Khan on course for victory in the London Mayoral race, but Rory Stewart is gaining ground according to latest poll
7 November 2019

The latest poll on the London Mayoral race from Queen Mary University of London’s Mile End Institute has shown that the incumbent Sadiq Khan looks comfortably ahead on the first round of voting with 45 per cent, up two percentage points from the previous poll in May.

A photograph of the author Maya Goodfellow News story: How immigrants became scapegoats: In Conversations with Maya Goodfellow
5 November 2019

Immigration is often cited as a key concern for the British public, something that became apparent during the 2016 Brexit Referendum. This topic was the source of debate at the latest Mile End Institute event where author Maya Goodfellow discussed her latest book.

Students in a lecture theatre News story: Queen Mary degree programme awarded Triple Accreditation Status
5 November 2019

The BSc Accounting and Management Programme delivered by Queen Mary’s School of Business and Management has been awarded Triple Accounting Accreditation status from CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants), ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales).

News story: Labour popularity slips in London according to new poll
5 November 2019

A new YouGov poll from the Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London provides good news for the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats, and some worrying signs for Labour.

Mariana Pinto da Costa News story: Queen Mary academic receives fellowship for leading research in social psychiatry
4 November 2019

Dr Mariana Pinto da Costa, a Queen Mary University of London Doctoral Research Fellow, has received a Fellowship from the World Association of Social Psychiatry.