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News story: One in ten historic coastal landfill sites in England are at risk of erosion
16 November 2017

Coastal erosion may release waste from ten per cent of England's historic coastal landfills in the next forty years, according to research from Queen Mary University of London and the Environment Agency.

News story: The Great Yiddish Parade at the Being Human festival
15 November 2017

On 19 November 2017 the streets of the East End will echo with the sound of songs once sung there and forgotten for more than a century.

News story: Queen Mary announces plan to become a world-leading centre for excellence in arts and culture
14 November 2017

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has announced a plan to develop the university as a world-leading centre of excellence in arts and culture within higher education.

News story: QMUL awarded £1m grant to establish robotics centre for tackling nuclear waste
14 November 2017

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been awarded a £1m grant to help set-up a world-leading centre of excellence for nuclear robotics in the UK.

News story: Parliament must act speedily to contain sexual harassment scandal, says John Bercow
10 November 2017

The sexual harassment scandal in British politics has the potential to be as serious as the 2009 expenses scandal, said the Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow.

News story: Women who have HPV jab may only need three cervical screens in a lifetime
10 November 2017

Women may only need three cervical screens in their lifetime if they have been given the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, according to a new study by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

News story: New DNA antenatal screening for Down’s syndrome is a ‘transformational advance’
9 November 2017

Scientists at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have shown for the first time that it is possible to incorporate DNA analysis into antenatal screening for three serious chromosome disorders, including Down’s syndrome, in a way that is far more accurate, and safer and less stressful for mothers.

News story: Negotiating Brexit – an insider view with Sir Jonathan Faull
6 November 2017

The dynamics and factors that led to Brexit were poorly understood in Brussels and member state capitals, according to Sir Jonathan Faull – a former high-ranking official of the European Commission.

News story: QMUL student wins category in ‘Dance your PhD’ competition
6 November 2017

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) PhD student Judit Pétervári has won the social sciences category of Science Magazine’s ‘Dance your PhD’ competition, which challenges scientists around the world to transform their research into dance videos.

News story: Cancer researcher wins Lifetime Achievement Award
6 November 2017

Professor Jack Cuzick from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has received the Cancer Research UK Lifetime Achievement Award for his work on cancer prevention and detection.

News story: Cold dust discovered around nearest star Proxima Centauri
3 November 2017

Dust detected around the closest star to the solar system, Proxima Centauri, may indicate the presence of an elaborate planetary system.

News story: QMUL spin out receives investment to develop energy-saving optical communications technology
2 November 2017

A Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) spin out company has received investment to commercialise a new material technology which would both drastically cut energy use and increase the speed of optical communications.

News story: Brain tumour’s 'addiction' to common amino acid could be its weakness
1 November 2017

Starving a childhood brain tumour of the amino acid glutamine could improve the effect of chemotherapy, according to an early study led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and funded by Children with Cancer UK and the Medical Research Council.

News story: Latest medical research celebrated at William Harvey Day 2017
31 October 2017

William Harvey Day 2017 saw hundreds of attendees gather to celebrate the best of research at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

News story: Reversing Brexit would be catastrophic for politics, says Lisa Nandy
25 October 2017

Remainers need to drop the idea of reversing Brexit, according to Lisa Nandy MP. Speaking to Professor Philip Cowley at QMUL’s Mile End Institute, she said the consequences of a reversal would be catastrophic.

News story: Students rate QMUL careers service in the UK top 10
24 October 2017

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been ranked in the UK top 10 for student satisfaction for its careers services in a survey of 7,348 students across the UK.

News story: Keeping it in the family: Inheritance in Victorian and Edwardian Britain
24 October 2017

Inheritance has been a topic of fascination in Britain for centuries. It provides a tantalising glimpse of what people are worth, and offers a reliable dose of drama about how wealth is passed on, who gets richer, and who misses out.

Monterrey Mexico News story: Drug cartels do not benefit local economies, new research suggests
23 October 2017

Research led by Queen Mary University of London suggests that the presence of drug cartels in Mexico does not benefit local economies.

News story: QMUL and BBC launch major partnership to unlock potential of data
19 October 2017

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and BBC Research and Development has announced a five-year research partnership to unlock the potential of data in the media.

News story: QMUL academic awarded honorary PhD from Stockholm University
13 October 2017

Professor Magdalena Titirici has received a prestigious Honorary PhD from Stockholm University for her work in sustainable materials for renewable energy.

News story: Antidote to synthetic cannabis intoxication could be found in slimming drug
12 October 2017

Early research from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has potentially found an antidote that can rapidly stop the intoxicating effects of cannabis and synthetic cannabinoids.

News story: A window into convent life in early modern Europe
11 October 2017

In 1598, the first English convent was established in Brussels by a group of women who chose to flee an increasingly anti-Catholic England to follow the religious life. In the two centuries that followed, another 20 enclosed convents were opened across Flanders and France. 

News story: Children born prematurely have greater risk of cognitive difficulties later in life
11 October 2017

Babies born preterm have a greater risk of developing cognitive, motor and behavioural difficulties and these problems persist throughout school years, finds a new study led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

News story: Londoners identify more with their city than with Britain, England, or Europe
10 October 2017

Londoners identify more strongly with their home city than with any other national or European identity, according to a survey by researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

News story: QMUL and White and Case launch international arbitration survey
10 October 2017

The Centre for Commercial Legal Studies (CCLS) at QMUL has launched its 2018 International Arbitration Survey, carried out in conjunction with Global law firm White & Case LLP.

News story: QMUL launches scheme to invest in new university innovations
9 October 2017

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has launched a scheme offering the chance to invest in new technologies and innovations developed by academics and students at the university.

News story: Indian government not doing enough to tackle sale of unapproved antibiotics
9 October 2017

In India, the sale of antibiotics requiring the tightest control and regulation is rising the fastest, according to an analysis by researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and Newcastle University. 

News story: London voters never call London City Hall
6 October 2017

Just three per cent of Londoners say they have been in touch with the office of the Mayor of London over the last five years. The findings are from the latest instalment of the Polling London project by the Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) with fieldwork by YouGov.

News story: Bumblebees shed light on why some individuals are smarter than others
4 October 2017

Bumblebees may be able to tell us why some people are smarter than others, according to new research from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

News story: High BMI and blood pressure create a heavy heart
4 October 2017

Being overweight or obese creates damaging changes to the structure of the heart, according to new research led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

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