24 August 2017
Researchers have shown that living near newly built roads in Ethiopia is associated with higher rates of infant mortality. Proximity to new roads has negative health effects because of toxic waste dumped illegally during the construction phase, according to early research by economists at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and Trinity College Dublin (TCD).
24 August 2017
According to the indigenous Kuikuro people in Brazil, artists are itseke, powerful spirits of invisible knowledge. As part of its commitment to explore the special way in which artists ‘know’ the world, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is building a unique research project with the Kuikuro which asks how we can measure the value of cultural exchange with Brazil’s indigenous cultures today.
23 August 2017
Two teams of students from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) were celebrated in the Houses of Parliament for their innovative projects developed as of part in the Three Faiths Forum (3FF) 2016 ParliaMentors programme
22 August 2017
Students on the Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) Degree Apprenticeship Programme in partnership with Goldman Sachs, talk about their experiences a year on.
21 August 2017
Alien may have told you “In space no one can hear you scream” but it was wrong!
19 August 2017
The cholera outbreak in Yemen is overwhelmingly affecting rebel-controlled areas due to Saudi-led airstrikes and blockades, according to a letter by researchers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), published in The Lancet Global Health.
18 August 2017
A drug that is blocked by the EU regulatory system has now been found to improve the quality of life of people with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
17 August 2017
Cartilage in our joints contains collagen which behaves a bit like the liquid crystals on a smart phone screen, according to researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
15 August 2017
Prospective students who want to know more about what it’s like to study at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) can get all their questions answered by talking to current students online, using a new digital interactive platform called Unibuddy.
10 August 2017
Scientists from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have created an artificial intelligence (AI) that uses internet searches to help co-design a word association magic trick.
10 August 2017
The extent to which we prioritise work versus family life may be shaped by our childhood experiences in the family home, according to a study co-authored by Dr Ioana Lupu from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
9 August 2017
The latest results of a nationwide survey of final-year undergraduates measuring student satisfaction (National Student Survey) ranks Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) top in London for nine subjects.
9 August 2017
Evidence in a new research report published today shows that the government of Uzbekistan acted as an organised crime network, with state agencies conducting racketeering activity that benefited political heiress Gulnara Karimova, the elder daughter of Islam Karimov, the leader of Uzbekistan from 1989 to his death in 2016.
8 August 2017
The British government’s initial efforts to pay for World War One through loans from the public was a spectacular failure, according to a new study using restricted Bank of England ledgers. The research reveals that the War Loan scheme failed to such an extent that the Bank of England had to secretly fund half the shortfall.
2 August 2017
An anonymous donation has allowed a Singaporean student to study a prestigious LLB Law at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
31 July 2017
Offering HIV testing to people at health checks when they register at a new GP surgery in high-prevalence areas is cost-effective and will save lives, according to a study involving over 86,000 people from 40 GP surgeries, led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
28 July 2017
Researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have discovered an important part of the mechanism involved in how chromosomes are pulled apart during cell division, so that one complete set goes into each of the new cells.
26 July 2017
Three honorary degrees were awarded during QMUL’s summer graduation week 2017, celebrating feminism, space education and computer science. Those awarded include:
26 July 2017
Four people have been made fellows of Queen Mary University of London during the 2017 summer graduation.
25 July 2017
On the 70th anniversary of the Nazi Doctors trial, a commemorative event in London will explore how human experimentation during the Holocaust led to the code of ethics used in clinical trials today. This will be illustrated by witnesses from both the camps and the Nuremberg Trials.
24 July 2017
The Brexit Secretary David Davis is the narrow favourite among party members to succeed Theresa May, according to a major survey led by academics at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
21 July 2017
Training clinicians to proactively ask patients about domestic violence is feasible for sexual health clinics to implement and could increase referrals to specialist services, according to a study by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and the University of Bristol involving over 4,300 women.
20 July 2017
Pregnant women who have a healthy diet and regular moderate exercise are less likely to have a caesarean section, gain excessive weight, or develop diabetes in pregnancy, according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) using data from over 12,000 women.
19 July 2017
British businesses must break their “silence” on the under-representation of black, Asian and minority ethnic groups (BAME) in key roles, according to new research commissioned by the British Academy of Management and Chartered Management Institute and co-authored by researchers at Queen Mary University of London.
18 July 2017
Testing blood samples within the first two hours of injury could help predict which critically injured patients are more likely to develop multiple organ failure, according to an early study led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
17 July 2017
17 July 2017
The rapper Professor Green is helping to raise funds for trauma research at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) in a major appeal led by Barts Charity.
14 July 2017
Researchers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have secured new awards totalling £8.6m to deliver medical research that will benefit people in low and middle-income countries (LMICs).
11 July 2017
A historian at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has published the first biography of Vladimir Burtsev, the ‘most-wanted’ revolutionary in Tsarist Russia.
10 July 2017
HRH The Princess Royal, Chancellor of the University of London, attended a ceremony to sign an agreement between Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and Hunan University (HNU) on 7 July, during a recent visit to the province.