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article News story: Psychiatry unit designated as WHO research centre
3 December 2020

Queen Mary’s Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry has been re-designated as a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre.

article News story: Queen Mary project will study COVID-19 and maternal health
3 December 2020

A new project, led by Queen Mary University of London and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, will study whether changes to maternity care during the COVID-19 pandemic have affected existing inequalities. The study is funded by The Health Foundation.

article News story: Queen Mary graduate listed among the top 100 most influential disabled people in the UK
2 December 2020

Emily Rose Yates, who graduated from Queen Mary with a BA in English in 2013, has been listed among the Shaw Trust’s Power 100, an annual publication containing the 100 most influential disabled people in the UK.

article News story: Medical students taken on virtual ward visits
1 December 2020

Students at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, have been virtually transported into a surgical ward to follow their lecturer on his ward rounds.

article News story: Queen Mary scientists receive donation from Emulate, Inc to support Covid-19 research
1 December 2020

Researchers from the Blizard Institute at Queen Mary University of London will use miniaturised living systems with human cells, known as organ-chips, donated by Emulate, Inc to investigate how Covid-19 affects the lungs.

article News story: Making the global HIV response work for women
30 November 2020

Professor Sophie Harman from Queen Mary’s School of Politics and International Relations has collaborated with UN Women to produce a Toolkit for Action to coincide with World AIDS Day.

article News story: New study to determine if air pollution increases COVID-19 risk
30 November 2020

A new study has been launched to better understand the link between air pollution and increased risk of developing COVID-19.

article News story: New poll shows that Londoners are divided when it comes to having a Covid-19 vaccine and their plans for Christmas
27 November 2020

Following the news that an effective Covid-19 vaccine is on its way, the majority of Londoners (58 per cent) have said that they are likely to take it when it becomes available, according to the latest survey from the Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London.

article News story: Conservative voters less likely to accept legitimacy of Biden’s victory according to latest Mile End Institute poll
26 November 2020

Londoners overwhelmingly viewed Joe Biden as the legitimate winner of the US presidential election (80 per cent) according to the latest survey from the Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London, but differences are apparent.

article News story: Queen Mary’s Health and Safety team shortlisted for prestigious industry award
25 November 2020

Queen Mary’s Health and Safety team has been shortlisted for the annual Safety and Health Practitioner awards, which celebrate the achievements of the brightest and most passionate health and safety professionals. The team has been shortlisted in the ‘Most Influential Team’ category, which recognises teams that have worked together most effectively to improve occupational health, safety and workplace wellbeing.

article News story: Office for Product Safety Standards supports Queen Mary research on novel methods of risk assessment
24 November 2020

The Government’s Office for Product Safety Standards (OPSS) is funding a research project at Queen Mary to examine novel methods of product risk assessment.

article News story: New poll reveals that nearly half of Londoners who worked from home during lockdown said it impacted negatively on their mental health
24 November 2020

Nearly half of Londoners (45 per cent) spent some time working from home during the coronavirus pandemic. Out of those, 47 per cent said that it impacted negatively on their mental health, according to the latest survey from the Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London.