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Physics and machine-learning join hands as molecular modelling doctoral network is awarded €2.6m EU Horizon funding
25 May 2022

The EU Horizon Europe Marie Skłodowska–Curie Actions Doctoral Network ‘PHYMOL’ has been awarded nearly €2.6m following an application coordinated by Queen Mary’s Dr Alston J. Misquitta.

USM's campus in George Town, MalaysiaQueen Mary forms strategic partnership with Universiti Sains Malaysia
24 May 2022

Queen Mary University of London has entered into a Strategic Partnership with public research university, Universiti Sains Malaysia to further drive transnational education, research and impact opportunities.

Queen Mary retains the HR Excellence in Research award after a 10-year review
23 May 2022

Queen Mary University of London has retained the HR Excellence in Research award following a 10-year review by Vitae, a non-profit global leader in supporting researchers’ professional development.

General practitioner reassuring a patient. Credit: iStock.com/AJ_WATT Blog: Five tips for young people dealing with long COVID – from a GP
20 May 2022

Dr Dipesh Gopal from Queen Mary's Wolfson Institute of Population Health has written for The Conversation giving advice for young people with long Covid.

Two people talking in a video callQueen Mary's Faculty of Science and Engineering celebrates its REF success
20 May 2022

Queen Mary University of London has excelled in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021, being ranked joint 7th in the UK for the quality of its research. This confirms once again the University’s status as one of the best research-intensive universities in the UK.

New study shows genes can predict response to arthritis treatment and paves the way for future drug development
19 May 2022

New research from Queen Mary University of London, published in Nature Medicine, has shown that molecular profiling of the diseased joint tissue can significantly impact whether specific drug treatments will work to treat rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients. 

Blog: The rights of refugees in Africa are under threat: what can be done
18 May 2022

Professor Parvati Nair from Queen Mary's School of Languages, Linguistics and Film has written for The Conversation on the rights of refugees and the obligations of states.

Queen Mary marks winning first-ever Platinum award for Public Engagement and launches Civic University Agreement
17 May 2022

Queen Mary hosted an event celebrating becoming the first university to be awarded the Platinum-level Engage Watermark, alongside launching its Civic University Agreement.

Action-packed activities on offer as Festival of Communities returns
16 May 2022

The annual Festival of Communities celebrates everything that makes east London a fantastic place to live and work. Hosted by Queen Mary University of London and Tower Hamlets community groups and organisations, the festival allows visitors to engage with exciting research through games, sports, crafts and other family friendly activities and events.

E-cigarettes may be more effective than nicotine patches in helping pregnant women who smoke quit, and are just as safe
16 May 2022

E-cigarettes are just as safe as nicotine patches for pregnant women and may help more women stop smoking, new research from Queen Mary University of London suggests. The study, which was published in Nature Medicine, is the first to examine the safety and efficacy of e-cigarettes among pregnant smokers.

Queen Mary confirmed as leading research-intensive university
12 May 2022

Queen Mary University of London has excelled in today’s Research Excellence Framework (REF)1, confirming once again the University’s status as one of the best research-intensive universities in the UK. 

Professor Andrew Livingston elected a Fellow of the Royal Society
10 May 2022

The Royal Society has elected Professor Livingston, Queen Mary’s Vice-Principal (Research and Innovation) and Professor of Chemical Engineering, as a new Fellow.

Blog: There are reasons girls don’t study physics – and they don’t include not liking maths
9 May 2022

Dr Olivia Keenan from Queen Mary's School of Physical and Chemical Sciences has co-written for The Conversation on removing barriers to girls’ participation in physics.

Vaccine expert Professor Sir Andrew Pollard discusses Covid-19 vaccination at Queen Mary event
9 May 2022

Professor Sir Andrew Pollard, a Queen Mary alumnus who leads the team responsible for developing the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, spoke at the latest Alumni Angles series.

Cost of living crisis means winter is already worrying Londoners, new Queen Mary research shows
5 May 2022

Summer is just beginning but most Londoners already have concerns about heating their homes this winter, according to new research from Queen Mary University of London’s Mile End Institute that highlights the cost-of-living crisis unfolding in the capital.

Large group of Labour Party supporters at an election rally.Credit: tirc83/ IStockphoto.com Blog: Local elections: survey gives Labour huge lead in London ahead of vote
4 May 2022

Dr Patrick Diamond, Reader in Public Policy at Queen Mary University of London, has written for The Conversation on the Mile End Institute's polling of the the 2022 local government elections in London.

Woman holds Covid-19 vaccine in hands. Credit: scaliger/iStock.comUnvaccinated individuals with heart problems up to 9 times more likely to die or suffer serious complications from COVID-19
4 May 2022

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London have combined evidence from 110 previous Covid-19 studies and found that unvaccinated individuals who contract the virus when they already have high blood pressure, diabetes or major heart damage are up to nine times more likely to suffer serious outcomes - including death, lung failure, admission to intensive care and kidney problems.

1 in 10 WhatsApp messages are spam
29 April 2022

New research has found that 1 in 10 WhatsApp messages are spam – with clickbait, adult content, and hidden URLs being the most common.

Queen Mary academic awarded €2.3m to investigate how planets are formed from dust
27 April 2022

Dr Sijme-Jan Paardekooper from the School of Physical and Chemical Sciences has been awarded € 2,314,680 from the European Research Council (ERC) to study how dust distribution impacts the formation of planets. He is one of 253 leading researchers across Europe who have been awarded funding in the ERC's 2021 Advanced Grants competition. 

Dr Jonathan Kennedy, GCTA winnerQueen Mary academic wins Global Challenges Teaching Award
27 April 2022

Dr Jonathan Kennedy from the Wolfson Institute of Population Health, part of Queen Mary's Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, has won an award in the 'Pandemics' category of the US-UK Fulbright Commission's inaugural Global Challenges Teaching Awards (GCTA), a programme aimed at increasing access to global learning for students on either side of the Atlantic.

Nurse taking patient's blood pressure. Credit: iStock.comScientists to trial world-first long-acting injection for high blood pressure
27 April 2022

Scientists from Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust are trialling an investigational medication for high blood pressure (hypertension) in a clinical study which will give patients an injection of the medication every 6 months.

Blog: Twitter: not even Elon Musk is wealthy enough to bring absolute free speech to the platform – here’s why
26 April 2022

Eric Heinze, Professor of Law at Queen Mary University of London has written for The Conversation on Elon Musk's takeover of Twitter and the debate around free speech.

Largest ever survey of exoplanet atmospheres reveals mysteries of 'hot Jupiters'
26 April 2022

Hot Jupiters are giant gas exoplanets - 'alien' planets only found outside our own solar system. They have a short (10 day or less) orbital period around their parent stars.

Blog: How the UK’s plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda is 21st-century imperialism
22 April 2022

Professor Parvati Nair from Queen Mary's School of Languages, Linguistics and Film has written for The Conversation on the UK's Rwanda asylum seeker policy.

Blog: Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron go head to head: why many French voters will be voting against a candidate rather than for them
22 April 2022

Professor Rainbow Murray from Queen Mary's School of Politics and International Relations has written for The Conversation on the upcoming French elections.

New Humanities and Social Sciences VP for Queen Mary
22 April 2022

Queen Mary University of London has appointed Professor Frances Bowen as its new Vice-Principal for Humanities and Social Sciences, following an extensive international search.

Queen Mary team awarded funding for research project to improve post-surgical outcomes in Africa
19 April 2022

A team of Queen Mary and African researchers have successfully secured almost £3 million in funding for a new research programme led by Queen Mary’s Professor Rupert Pearse and Professor Bruce Biccard from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Queen Mary academic awarded funding to become an ICT public engagement champion
8 April 2022

Professor Paul Curzon from the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science has been awarded £162,000 from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council to boost public engagement with ICT.

Blog: Unexplained wealth orders: how is the British law changing and will it stop dirty money circulating in London?
4 April 2022

Áine Clancy, PhD Candidate in the School of Law at Queen Mary University of London has written for The Conversation on the changes in law to prevent the spread of dirty money.

Blog: Russia’s invasion of Ukraine poses a threat to the control of drug-resistant TB in Europe and the world
4 April 2022

Dr Jessica Potter from Queen Mary's Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry has co-written for The Conversation on Russia's invasion of Ukraine threatening the fight against tuberculosis.

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