Research news

article News story: London heart disease patients take part in clinical trial to test alternative to statins
20 May 2019

A clinical trial, coordinated by researchers from Queen Mary University of London, is currently recruiting patients in London to see whether a new cholesterol-lowering drug could save lives in people who are intolerant to statins.

article News story: Diabetes patients at higher risk of deadly liver disease, finds study of 18 million people
20 May 2019

Many patients with potentially deadly liver cirrhosis and liver cancer are being diagnosed at late advanced stages of disease, according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London and the University of Glasgow.

article News story: Queen Mary Professor receives Historical Biography award
17 May 2019

Professor Julian Jackson, Head of the School of History at Queen Mary University of London, has been announced by the Society of Authors as the winner of the 2019 Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography, for his book ‘A Certain Idea of France: The Life of Charles De Gaulle’.

article News story: Londoners want to be represented by local people
17 May 2019

London may be one of the most multicultural, multi-ethnic cities in the world, but its residents want their local councillors to come from the areas they represent.  A new YouGov poll, commissioned by Professors Tim Bale and Philip Cowley of Queen Mary University of London’s Mile End Institute, found that six out of 10 of the capital’s voters would like to see more councillors from their local area. 

article News story: Prime Minister visits new medical school building in Malta
17 May 2019

On Wednesday the Prime Minister of Malta visited Queen Mary University of London’s Malta campus where the new medical school building is currently under construction.

article News story: Exploring the future of British Party Politics
17 May 2019

Professor Tim Bale from Queen Mary’s School of Politics and International Relations has presented a keynote speech at the Wonkhe conference on 16 May 2019, The Rule of Engagement: Building political trust and confidence in universities, where he explored possible outcomes for UK political parties in the future.

article News story: Project launches to improve asthma control in African schoolchildren
16 May 2019

A new project to improve asthma in African children has been officially launched at an event in Durban, South Africa.

article News story: Online complaint system used by Google and Twitter is like the ‘Wild West’
15 May 2019

The online complaint system used by web giants like Google and Twitter is a ‘Wild West’ with evidence of abuse by complainants, according to a new study from Queen Mary University of London.

article News story: Funding awarded to develop kidney-on-a-chip for animal free drug testing
14 May 2019

A Queen Mary researcher has been awarded funding to develop artificial kidneys, known as kidney-on-a-chip, to avoid testing drugs on animals.

article News story: New tool to predict epileptic seizures in pregnancy could save lives
13 May 2019

A new risk calculator for pregnant women with epilepsy, developed by researchers from Queen Mary University of London, has been found to accurately predict the risk of seizures during pregnancy and up to six weeks after delivery, and could save the lives of mothers and babies.

article News story: Climate change responsible for severe infectious disease in UK frogs
10 May 2019

Climate change has already increased the spread and severity of a fatal disease that infects common frogs in the UK, according to research led by Queen Mary University of London, Zoological Society of London (ZSL)’s Institute of Zoology and University College London (UCL).

article News story: Queen Mary cosmologist to explore the universe as a Future Leader Fellow
10 May 2019

A Queen Mary cosmologist has been announced as a Future Leader Fellow as part of a new government initiative to give researchers an opportunity to deliver global impact.