Research news

article News story: Queen Mary University of London to help find a cure for brain tumours following funding from grieving family
19 November 2019

A grieving family are marking the second anniversary of the death of their son to a brain tumour by donating a six-figure sum to Queen Mary University of London to help find a cure for the disease. 

article News story: Scientists uncover resistance genes for deadly ash tree disease
18 November 2019

New research has identified the genetic basis of resistance to ash dieback in UK trees, opening up new avenues for conservation.

article News story: Using economics for the greater good
14 November 2019

Economists can, and should, do more to support developing countries according to Dr Rachel Glennerster, Chief Economist at the Department for International Development.

article News story: Chief Executive at Valuation Office Agency to join Queen Mary Council
13 November 2019

Melissa Tatton CBE, Chief Executive of the Valuation Office Agency (VOA), has been appointed as a Council member at Queen Mary University of London.

article News story: Queen Mary fourth in the UK for commercialising its research
13 November 2019

Queen Mary University of London ranks fourth in the UK for converting its research into successful companies, according to a new report.

article News story: Exploring the politics of data
12 November 2019

The exponential accumulation of data from everyday online and offline activities has raised tensions about who has the rights to produce and own such data. These issues were explored at the latest event held at the Mile End Institute.

article News story: Bolivia in crisis: how Evo Morales was forced out
12 November 2019

Mr Angus McNelly, Lecturer in Latin American Politics and International Development with the School of Politics and International Relations has written an opinion piece for The Conversation about the Eva Morales crisis.

article News story: Innovations in treatment of traumatic injuries with severe bleeding are saving lives
12 November 2019

Deaths from severe bleeding after major trauma have been reduced by 40% over the last decade through a programme of research and innovation led by Queen Mary University of London, Barts Health NHS Trust and NHS Blood and Transplant.

article News story: Queen Mary student reaches top 12 of global medical competition
11 November 2019

A third year medical student at Queen Mary University of London has reached the final 12 of the Elsevier ClinicalKey Global Challenge.

article News story: Accent bias exists but people can resist the urge to discriminate
11 November 2019

A new study led by Queen Mary University of London has shown that whilst accent bias continues to be pervasive in the UK, people in positions of power have the capacity to resist this effect.

article News story: Queen Mary mathematician wins international prize
11 November 2019

Dr Lucas Lacasa, from the School of Mathematical Sciences, has won the prestigious Universal Scientific Education and Research Network (USERN) prize in Formal Sciences for his work to develop new methods for data analysis.

article News story: Winners of Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2019 announced
9 November 2019

The winners of the Queen Mary Wasafiri New Writing Prize 2019 were announced at the British Library on 9 November.