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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).

News story: UK risks Brexit disaster without lengthy transition period, says Neil Kinnock
4 October 2017

Brexit will be an unmitigated disaster for the UK if the government fails to ensure a substantial transition period, according to the former leader of the Labour Party Lord Kinnock. 

News story: Law at Queen Mary ranked 37th in the world
4 October 2017

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been named among the top 50 universities in the world for Law in the prestigious Times Higher Education subject ranking 2018.

News story: QMUL celebrates renewed partnership with Santander
3 October 2017

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has renewed its partnership with Santander Universities for another three years until 2020. The partnership will build on previous years’ work of providing opportunities to students and supporting local and global communities.

News story: Vitamin D protects against severe asthma attacks
3 October 2017

Taking oral vitamin D supplements in addition to standard asthma medication could halve the risk of asthma attacks requiring hospital attendance, according to research led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

News story: Labour extends lead in London to 25 points
2 October 2017

The Conservative Party has lost support in London since the election, while Labour has extended its lead to 25 points. 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: Pili premieres at Dinard Festival of British Cinema
27 September 2017

A film produced by QMUL researcher Dr Sophie Harman has its international premiere this week at the Dinard British Film Festival. Pili is a feature length drama, based on real stories about living with HIV/AIDS in rural Tanzania.

News story: Guided walks through literary London
26 September 2017

London’s literature has been shaped by generations of migrant writers. This autumn, join literary historian Dr Nadia Valman of Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), for a series of new guided walks exploring London ‘through the eyes’ of migrant writers from the mid-nineteenth century to the 1960s. 

News story: QMUL filmmakers shortlisted for prestigious national Award
25 September 2017

A film directed by Eithne Nightingale from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has made the shortlist for the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s prestigious 2017 Research in Film Awards.

News story: Report highlights how organisations can advance BAME talent in the workplace
22 September 2017

A researcher from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has launched a new report which sets out ways companies can increase black, Asian and other ethnic minority (BAME) talent in the workplace.

News story: Duchess of York visits QMUL research centre
21 September 2017

The Duchess of York was announced as an official British Heart Foundation Ambassador, marking the occasion by spending the morning at The William Harvey Heart Centre, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

News story: New toothpaste uses latest research to put minerals back into teeth
20 September 2017

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have launched a new toothpaste which repairs decaying teeth using ‘bioactive’ glass.

News story: Cancer researcher wins Lifetime Achievement Award
19 September 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: European Commission reverses decision on drug, following QMUL research
11 September 2017

A drug for multiple sclerosis (MS) has been granted a license by the European Commission, following evidence from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) that it improves patients’ quality of life and is safer than previously thought.

News story: Theatre project boosts peer support for young people with asthma
9 September 2017

An innovative theatre project and a game app have been presented by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) researchers at the British Science Festival as new ways to help teenagers with asthma.

News story: The music of arrhythmia
8 September 2017

Translating irregular heartbeats could lead to new insights for computer scientists and medical diagnostics, according to an international project led by a Professor of Digital Media at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), which was presented today at the British Science Festival in Brighton (Friday 8 September).

News story: The alt-right is normalising Nazi propaganda
7 September 2017

The alt-right plagarises Nazi-era propaganda and re-packages it for the social media generation, according to a new book by Professor Nicholas O’Shaughnessy from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

News story: QMUL shortlisted for a trio of Times Higher Education 2017 Awards
6 September 2017

Known as the “Oscars of higher education”, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been shortlisted in three separate categories for the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2017.

News story: Repair of fetal membranes could reduce preterm births
5 September 2017

Life-long medical conditions and disabilities associated with preterm birth could be prevented with a new bioengineering approach led by researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

News story: First undergraduates welcomed at Joint Educational Institute in China
4 September 2017

The Joint Educational Institute (JEI), a partnership between Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and the Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU), has welcomed its first cohort of undergraduate students in Xi’an, China.

News story: Landmark agreement reached for cutting-edge life sciences facility in Whitechapel
1 September 2017

The creation of a new cutting-edge life sciences facility to bring new treatments to patients faster moved a step closer yesterday as a landmark agreement was signed by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and Barts Health NHS Trust.

News story: Two QMUL academics awarded prestigious teaching fellowships
1 September 2017

Two Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) academics have each been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship (NTF) by the Higher Education Academy (HEA).

News story: QMUL scientist shortlisted in national image competition
31 August 2017

An image submitted by a British Heart Foundation-funded researcher at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has made the shortlist in the charity’s annual ‘Reflections of Research’ image competition.

News story: QMUL increases number of prestigious international scholarships
31 August 2017

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is hosting a record number of Chevening scholars in the academic year 2017-18.

News story: Researchers publish ‘English Votes for English Laws’ monitor
30 August 2017

Political scientists from Queen Mary University of London and the University of Cambridge have published a new resource for monitoring ‘English Votes for English Laws’ (EVEL) in parliament.

News story: Where London’s east meets west: A new history of Bloomsbury
30 August 2017

Famed for its world-class universities, rich literary heritage, and wealth of museums, Bloomsbury has long been at the centre of London’s intellectual and cultural life. Situated between Clerkenwell and Fitzrovia, Bloomsbury is often recognised as the place where London’s east meets west.

Neil Kinnock News story: The Hennessy Lecture 2017: Lord Kinnock
29 August 2017

Each year, the Mile End Institute invites a distinguished politician to reflect on the issues of the day in honour of its patron, Peter Hennessy. The 2017 Hennessy Lecture will be delivered by Neil Kinnock.

News story: Hike tax for the top one per cent to tackle inequality
29 August 2017

New research from Queen Mary University of London, Cass Business School, and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona finds that a tax increase for the top one per cent is the best way to tackle inequality.

News story: Ethics and politics of media and technology tackled in week long programme of free events
25 August 2017

Inter/sections takes on the ethics and politics of media and technology through a free programme of workshops, talks, events and an art exhibition.

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