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article News story: Migrant caravan: branding migrants ‘human shields’ has a deadly motive
19 November 2018

Neve Gordon, Lecturer in Public Law at Queen Mary University of London has co-authored an opinion piece for The Conversation about discourses concerning migration in the United States. He argues that the use of military vocabulary to describe migrants is both calculated and potentially deadly.

article News story: Queen Mary research group call for ban on excessively high sugar and calorie milkshakes
15 November 2018

 A new survey by Action on Sugar, based at Queen Mary University of London, found that high levels of sugar and calories are hidden in milkshakes sold across high street restaurants and fast food chains.

article News story: Study of 2,000 children suggests London air pollution is restricting lung development
14 November 2018

Children exposed to diesel-dominated air pollution in London are showing poor lung capacity, putting them at risk of lifelong breathing disorders, according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London, King’s College London and the University of Edinburgh.

article News story: Astronomers discover super-Earth around Barnard’s star
14 November 2018

Astronomers have discovered a planet in orbit around one of the closest stars to the Sun, Barnard’s star.

article News story: Breast screening linked to 60 per cent lower risk of breast cancer death in first 10 years
9 November 2018

Women who take part in breast screening have a significantly greater benefit from treatments than those who are not screened, according to a study of more than 50,000 women, led in the UK by Queen Mary University of London.

article News story: Do scientists and artists speak different languages?
8 November 2018

Queen Mary University of London hosted The Two Cultures Debate on the relationship between the arts and science.

article News story: Queen Mary jointly hosts Sino-UK Symposium on advanced materials and structures
7 November 2018

Nine academics from Queen Mary University of London presented at the Sino-UK Symposium attended by prestigious researchers and enterprises in thermoelectrics and advanced materials from China and the United Kingdom.

article News story: London doctors call for urgent action to tackle legacy of youth violence
6 November 2018

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London are calling for a police and community focus during the hours after school, after their research found that young people are most likely to be stabbed after school finishes for the day.

article News story: Are blockchains compatible with data privacy law?
6 November 2018

Blockchains could be compatible with data privacy law after all, according to new study.

article News story: Queen Mary: Proud supporter of the Living Wage
5 November 2018

Queen Mary University of London was the first accredited university in the UK to pay a real living wage.

article News story: Queen Mary marks 200 years of Frankenstein
2 November 2018

A series of lectures and film screenings at Queen Mary University of London have taken place to commemorate 200 years since the publication of Mary Shelley’s novel, Frankenstein.

article News story: India’s new independent cinema revolution
1 November 2018

A new book and film by an academic from Queen Mary University of London offers a fresh perspective on Indian cinema.