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article News story: Queen Mary appoints VP for People, Culture and Inclusion
21 October 2019

Sheila Gupta MBE has been appointed by Queen Mary University of London as its new Vice-Principal for People, Culture and Inclusion.

article News story: Authority and Populism in the age of Trump
18 October 2019

Brexit and the election of Donald Trump in 2016 appeared to confirm that right-wing populism is gaining strength across the world. Queen Mary’s Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences considered what lessons can be learned from countries facing far-right movements.

article News story: Latest medical research celebrated at William Harvey Day 2019
18 October 2019

William Harvey Day 2019 saw hundreds of attendees gather to celebrate the best of research at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London.

article News story: Croissant making inspires renewable energy solution
18 October 2019

The art of croissant making has inspired researchers from Queen Mary University of London to find a solution to a sustainable energy problem.

article News story: Academic researchers seeking constipated people for study
17 October 2019

Research scientists at Queen Mary University of London are looking for people who are chronically constipated to help develop understanding of the condition and possibly improve treatments.

article News story: In conversation with Rory Stewart MP
17 October 2019

Rory Stewart MP has taken part in a special In Conversation event at the Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London where he discussed the UK political system, responsibilities of government and public expectations for the role of Mayor of London.

article News story: Study suggests a protein could play key role in neurodegenerative diseases
17 October 2019

Research led by Queen Mary University of London and the University of Seville around one protein’s role in regulating brain inflammation could improve our understanding of neurodegenerative diseases.

article News story: Queen Mary ‘sandpit’ workshop with the National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico results in research project to tackle air pollution in Mexico City
14 October 2019

Air pollution is a chronic problem in large cities all over the world, but an intensive ‘sandpit’ joint multidisciplinary research workshop on Smart Cities between Queen Mary University of London and the National Polytechnic Institute in Mexico City has produced a research project which aims to reduce exposure to this toxic threat.

article News story: Dr Philippa Williams honoured with prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize
14 October 2019

Senior Lecturer in Geography, Dr Philippa Williams, has been formally recognised as a world-leading academic for her research on geographies of peace, everyday politics and digital life in India, and has been awarded the prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize.

article News story: Queen Mary academic publishes book exploring the source of language’s endless creativity
11 October 2019

Professor David Adger of the School of Languages, Linguistics and Film, has published a new book which explores the idea that grammar is the element of language that gives humans the creativity and imagination to be so successful (or disastrous) as a species.

article News story: Role of race highlighted in research for World Mental Health Day
10 October 2019

A consultation involving 221 people – including service users and carers – has found that addressing racism is the number one priority to reduce ethnic inequalities in severe mental illness.

article News story: Two Queen Mary students were highly commended ‘Volunteer Heroes‘ at this year’s St John Ambulance Everyday Heroes Awards
9 October 2019

The two students, who gave CPR to a stranger on their way home from a night out last December, were highly commended in the ‘Volunteer Hero’ category at the 2019 St John Ambulance Everyday Heroes Awards.