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article News story: Queen Mary’s successful engagement with partners in Mexico culminates in closing ceremonies in Chihuahua and Mexico City
11 December 2019

Senior figures from Queen Mary University of London and Mexican institutions attended closing ceremonies hosted by the Autonomous University of Chihuahua and the National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico City last week to mark the end of intensive pre-sessional English courses and celebrate nine months of successful engagement which has further strengthened Queen Mary’s partnerships in Mexico.

article News story: Natural preferences behind early social interactions in newborns are timed
11 December 2019

Early predispositions that drive new-born animals to approach and learn from other living beings are not permanent, new research suggests. 

article News story: The role of tactical voting in the 2019 General Election
11 December 2019

As the 2019 General Election approaches, Professor Tim Bale from Queen Mary’s School of Politics and International Relations shared his expert insights on possible tactical voting in what is one of the most unpredictable elections of recent times.

article News story: Exploring what is next for British democracy
10 December 2019

Brexit has unlocked a new set of challenges which go beyond traditional party-lines, entrenched political categories and existing nationals’ borders. The British political party system has been hugely impacted, as polarisation, fragmentation and the generational gap on the future of the UK politics has significantly widened. This was the subject of a panel debate hosted at Westminster by Queen Mary’s Centre for European Research.

article News story: Propaganda is a bigger danger now than in the Second World War, according to new book
5 December 2019

A new book co-edited by an academic from Queen Mary University of London tells a radical new story about propaganda, fake news and information warfare and their toxic impact on the communications revolution of the past twenty years.

article News story: Queen Mary and Brazilian partners agree seed funding to speed up international collaboration with Brazil Accelerator Fund
5 December 2019

Queen Mary University of London has joined with Latin America’s leading think tank and one of the world’s most significant public health research institutions to pledge £120,000 in seed funding for the development of research collaborations to address some of the world’s most significant challenges following joint workshops in Brazil.

article News story: Closest-ever approach to the Sun reveals dynamic origins of solar wind
5 December 2019

Queen Mary researchers were part of an international team interpreting ground-breaking results from the Parker Solar Probe spacecraft, which has flown closer to the Sun than ever before.

article News story: Exploring extreme movements in stock market option prices
4 December 2019

A new study co-authored by researchers at Queen Mary University of London has found that extreme movements in option prices are not associated with the content of news announcements per se.

article News story: Women from ethnic minorities least likely to be offered speaking opportunities at scientific conferences, according to new study
4 December 2019

A new study from Queen Mary University of London has found that scientists from racial and ethnic minority populations, already underrepresented in the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), are likely to have relatively fewer speaking opportunities at scientific conferences.

article News story: Labour’s lead in the capital increases according to latest Mile End Institute poll
3 December 2019

Jeremy Corbyn has begun a fightback in the crucial London election battleground but is still lagging behind Labour’s 2017 performance, an exclusive YouGov poll commissioned by Queen Mary University of London’s Mile End Institute reveals today.

article News story: Visit by Queen Mary Heads of Schools strengthens ties with institutions and female academics in Mexico
29 November 2019

Professors Boris Khoruzhenko, Head of the School for Mathematical Sciences, and Richard Pickersgill, Head of School for Biological and Chemical Sciences, have visited Mexico with Professor Teresa Alonso, Queen Mary’s Dean for International in the Faculty of Science and Engineering, to support and strengthen a number of Queen Mary University of London initiatives in the country.

article News story: Institute of Population Health Sciences leader calls for next step in transforming HIV care
29 November 2019

Jane Anderson, an honorary professor at Queen Mary’s Institute of Population Health Sciences, addressed members of the European Parliament and other policymakers as part of a major HIV initiative this week.