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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.

News story: Pheromone genes could dictate colony structure of the red fire ant
24 August 2017

Proteins involved in the production and perception of pheromones may determine if red fire ant colonies contain a single queen or multiple queens.

News story: Illegal dumping during road construction in Ethiopia affects child mortality
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).

News story: People’s Palace Projects develop artistic exchange programme with Brazil’s indigenous Xingu community
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.

News story: QMUL student leaders celebrated for bringing communities together
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

News story: Coding, computer languages and working life: QMUL students reflect on their Degree Apprenticeship Programme at Goldman Sachs
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.

News story: Film festival showcases movies made from space sounds
21 August 2017


Alien may have told you “In space no one can hear you scream” but it was wrong!


News story: Yemen’s Saudi-led coalition is responsible for the ‘worst cholera outbreak in the world’
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.

News story: Data revealed under FOI shows benefits of MS drug currently blocked by regulators
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).

News story: Collagen in cartilage tissues behaves like liquid crystals in a smart phone screen
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).

News story: New web chat tool lets future students discover what’s special about Queen Mary University of London – without setting foot on campus
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.    

News story: What’s the magic word? Artificial intelligence uses internet searches to help create mind association trick
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.

News story: Like father like son? How we balance work and family life may be learned from our parents
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).

News story: Nine subjects at QMUL ranked first in London for student satisfaction
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.

News story: State crime researchers uncover role of Western companies in Uzbek corruption scandal
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.

News story: Bank of England ledgers reveal failure of World War One loan scheme
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.

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