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Sir Peter Ratcliffe News story: Queen Mary alumnus Sir Peter Ratcliffe awarded Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
9 October 2019

Sir Peter Ratcliffe, who qualified as a doctor in 1978 from one of Queen Mary’s founding institutions - St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical School - has been jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.

Professor Malgosia Fitzmaurice News story: Queen Mary Professor becomes the only London academic to be elected into prestigious Law society
8 October 2019

Professor Malgosia Fitzmaurice from Queen Mary’s School of Law has been elected to the Institut de Droit International, one of the most prestigious distinctions for scholars specialising in private and public international law.

Professor Miles Ogborn News story: New book by Queen Mary academic offers fresh insights into transatlantic slavery
8 October 2019

The Freedom of Speech: Talk and Slavery in the Anglo-Caribbean World, by Miles Ogborn, Professor of Geography at Queen Mary University of London, will be launched on 10 October 2019.

FIRED-Up 2019 News story: Faculty of Science and Engineering firing-up for industry engagement day
8 October 2019

The Faculty of Science and Engineering will be showcasing its research excellence to innovative companies with a focus on research and development, at the 2019 Faculty Industrial Research Engagement Day (FIRED-Up).

The Dynamics of Regional Migration Management News story: Book authored by Queen Mary academic sheds new light on migration
8 October 2019

Dr Marcia Vera-Espinoza of the School of Geography has published a new book which provides an in-depth analysis of how states cooperate with each other in aspects of international migration.

2019 Progress 1000 News story: Leading Queen Mary people named as London’s most influential
8 October 2019

Numerous Queen Mary academics, alumni and students, from across the University’s schools and institutions, have been recognised as London’s most influential people, in the Evening Standard’s 2019 Progress 1000 list.

President and Principal, Professor Colin Bailey, speaking in Mexico News story: Queen Mary strengthens links with Mexico
8 October 2019

Professor Colin Bailey, President and Principal, was in Mexico last week for a visit designed to strengthen links between Queen Mary University of London and government and higher education institutions in the country.

Co-workers discussing a project News story: Women are given feedback that is likely to slow down their progression to senior roles, new research finds
7 October 2019

Women are given feedback that puts them on the wrong path to leadership, according to new research led by Queen Mary University of London.

Image of the visual artist, Cassils News story: Queen Mary welcomes transgender artist changing the landscape of contemporary art
3 October 2019

Queen Mary University of London’s Sexual Cultures Research Group hosted a special evening with the visual artist, Cassils.

Debating Britain's constitutional crisis News story: Debating Britain’s so-called ‘Constitutional Crisis’
3 October 2019

The result of the Brexit referendum and the subsequent political developments are said to have plunged the UK into a constitutional crisis. The challenges to the political system have given rise to calls for constitutional reform in the UK. This topic was debated at the latest Mile End Institute event held at Queen Mary University of London.

Genetic cancer testing News story: Genetic testing for all breast cancer patients at point of diagnosis could save lives
3 October 2019

A lifetime model evaluating the financial, health and social impact of multigene testing (BRCA1/2/PALB2) at diagnosis for all breast cancer patients was found to be extremely cost effective for both UK and US health systems.

Neurodegenerative diseases News story: Queen Mary experts call for coordinated public education and research to avert a brain disease crisis
3 October 2019

Chair of the author group, Professor Gavin Giovannoni and co-chair Dr Alastair Noyce, find there’s a ‘window of opportunity’ in midlife where individuals can reduce the risk of developing neurodegenerative disease.

Dr Alan Boyde News story: National recognition for Institute of Dentistry’s Professor Alan Boyde
1 October 2019

Professor Alan Boyde from the Institute of Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London has been awarded a leading national prize.

Injured soldier being evacuated News story: US Department of Defense awards £1m to Queen Mary University of London for AI research on treating injured soldiers
1 October 2019

Medical care of injured soldiers could improve with new Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools designed for the battlefield and the hospital following a grant from the US Department of Defense for research at Queen Mary University of London.

Catherine Fieschi, inaugural Director of the Queen Mary Global Policy Institute News story: Queen Mary welcomes inaugural Director of its Global Policy Institute
1 October 2019

Queen Mary University of London is welcoming Dr Catherine Fieschi as the Director of its Global Policy Institute, which aims to be a leader in research and policy solutions worldwide.

Professor Wen Wang News story: Professor Wen Wang elected as Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering
1 October 2019

The Royal Academy of Engineering has elected Professor Wen Wang, Queen Mary’s Vice-Principal and Executive Dean for Science and Engineering, as a Fellow.

Queen Mary University of London News story: Queen Mary’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes new cohort of Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellows
30 September 2019

The successful fellows will embark on ambitious research projects within their areas of expertise at Queen Mary.

Vice-principal Research and Innovation: Andrew Livingston News story: Renowned chemical engineer appointed VP for Research and Innovation
27 September 2019

Queen Mary University of London has appointed Professor Andrew Livingston as its new Vice-Principal (Research and Innovation).

Photograph of Queen Mary's Degree Apprentices and academics News story: Queen Mary launches the UK’s first degree course in social change
26 September 2019

Queen Mary University of London has launched its Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship, specifically designed for the social sector. The undergraduate programme is the first of its kind in the UK.

The Queen Mary research shows that graphene is 3D as well as 2D News story: Graphene is 3D as well as 2D
25 September 2019

Graphene is actually a 3D material as well as a 2D material, according to a new study from Queen Mary University of London.

Matthew d’Ancona News story: Post-truth debated at the Mile End Institute
25 September 2019

In 2017 journalist Matthew d’Ancona published an acclaimed book about the so-called post-truth era. Speaking at the Mile End Institute he shared his insights about the ongoing debate on misinformation in the world at large.

Table sauces high in salt News story: New survey exposes sauces and marinades with up to ten times the salt concentration of sea water
24 September 2019

A nationwide product survey published today by Action on Salt has exposed the unnecessary levels of salt present in many table sauces, Asian sauces and marinades.

Tatjana Crnogorac-Jurcevic News story: UK urine test that can detect early-stage pancreatic cancer starts clinical study
24 September 2019

A urine test that can detect early stage pancreatic cancer has reached the final stage of validation before being developed for use with patients.

Arid river formation News story: Software developed by Queen Mary researcher identifies how climate shapes rivers
24 September 2019

For decades geoscientists have been trying to detect the influence of climate on the formation of rivers, but up to now there has been no systematic evidence.

Professor Teresa Alonso (bottom row, third from right) at the sandpit workshop News story: Queen Mary unveils three new initiatives in Mexico
23 September 2019

With strong institutions and academics, funding, and a desire to collaborate with the UK, Mexico is an important partner for Queen Mary University of London.

Dr Jan Mol News story: Queen Mary physicist awarded Future Leaders Fellowship
20 September 2019

A researcher from Queen Mary’s School of Physics and Astronomy has been selected by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) to receive a Future Leaders Fellowship.

The tour group in the Blizard Institute. L-R: Professor Steve Thornton, , Chris Skidmore MP, Professor Colin Bailey, , Dr Sharon Ellis. News story: Universities Minister visits Queen Mary as £20m enterprise zone funding is announced
20 September 2019

Universities Minister Chris Skidmore toured Queen Mary University of London’s Whitechapel campus as part of a funding announcement that will help universities stimulate growth in their local economies and provide vital support for innovative new companies.

HIV cell News story: Professor Chloe Orkin breaking stigma and dispelling myths around HIV with former Wales rugby captain Gareth Thomas
18 September 2019

Before going public with his HIV diagnosis, Gareth Thomas spoke to Professor Chloe Orkin, British HIV Association (BHIVA) Chair and Clinical Professor of HIV Medicine at Queen Mary University of London’s  Blizard Institute.

Rob Briner News story: Professor of Organisational Psychology inducted to the Hall of Fame
18 September 2019

Professor Rob Briner of Queen Mary’s School of Business and Management was recognised for his outstanding contribution as he was welcomed into the Human Resources Most Influential (HRMI) Hall of Fame.

Doctor consulting patient News story: Queen Mary celebrates successful bid for Wellcome Trust PhD Programme in Science: Health Data in Practice
18 September 2019

Academics from Queen Mary University of London have been awarded £5.5 million to deliver an innovative ‘Health Data in Practice' PhD Programme, with the first intake of students planned for October 2020.