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article News story: Beware of sleeping queens underfoot this spring
20 March 2019

Scientists at Queen Mary University of London have discovered a never before reported behaviour of queen bumblebees.

article News story: Rabbits like to eat plants with lots of DNA
20 March 2019

Rabbits prefer to eat plants with plenty of DNA, according to a new study by Queen Mary University of London and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

article News story: People choose healthy and sustainable lunches if given the green light
19 March 2019

People are likely to choose healthier and more sustainable canteen meals if they are labelled with a traffic light system, according to research from Queen Mary University of London.

article News story: Surgery using ultrasound energy found to treat high blood pressure
18 March 2019

A one-off operation that targets the nerves connected to the kidney has been found to maintain reduced blood pressure in hypertension patients for at least six months, according to the results of a clinical trial led in the UK by Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust, and supported by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

article News story: Large study suggests painkillers taken during pregnancy are not a cause of asthma in children
18 March 2019

A Queen Mary University of London study of almost 500,000 women indicates that taking paracetamol or other painkillers during pregnancy is not responsible for increasing the risk of asthma in children.

article News story: Extremist sympathies more likely in White British and UK-born people, and those with some common mental illnesses
15 March 2019

White British people are almost twice as likely to hold extremist views as people of Pakistani heritage in England, according to a study by Queen Mary University of London.

article News story: Queen Mary team take on the Hiscox University Challenge
14 March 2019

Two Queen Mary University of London students are among five teams selected to take part in this year’s Hiscox University Challenge.

article News story: Parkinson’s trial aims to detect disease at much earlier stage
13 March 2019

A large study jointly led by Queen Mary University of London and UCL aims to identify people at risk of developing Parkinson’s, years before the condition is currently detected, with a view to treating and alleviating it at a much earlier stage.

article News story: Quit Right Tower Hamlets starts providing free e-cigarettes on No Smoking Day
13 March 2019

Queen Mary University of London, in partnership with the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, will be providing free e-cigarette kits to support local smokers who want to quit, starting this No Smoking Day (Wednesday 13 March).

article News story: Brexit: The views from Queen Mary academics
13 March 2019

The United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union is one of the biggest political news stories of our time and Queen Mary’s academic experts have featured regularly in the media.

article News story: Funding awarded for Centre for Doctoral Training in Artificial Intelligence and Music
12 March 2019

Queen Mary University of London has been awarded funding for a Centre for Doctoral Training in Artificial Intelligence and Music (AIM).

article News story: Winners announced at the Engagement and Enterprise Awards
11 March 2019

Staff and students of Queen Mary University of London were recognised for their outstanding achievement in public engagement, academic enterprise, student enterprise and public relations at the 2019 Engagement and Enterprise Awards.