Research news

article News story: Queen Mary becomes first London University to host ‘Project SEARCH’ workplace immersion programme
24 February 2020

Queen Mary University of London is the first university in the capital to host a Project SEARCH programme. Project SEARCH is aimed at enabling young adults with learning difficulties and/or autism to earn valuable work experience.

article News story: Coronavirus advice and FAQs
24 February 2020

The World Health Organization, Public Health England (PHE) and international partner organisations are monitoring an outbreak of a new coronavirus (COVID-19) originating in Wuhan City, China. This webpage will be updated regularly in accordance with changes in advice from the UK government.

article News story: Bumblebees can experience an object using one sense and later recognise it using another
20 February 2020

How are we able to find things in the dark? And how can we imagine how something feels just by looking at it?

article News story: Psychologists discover secret to achieving goals
20 February 2020

Research led by scientists at Queen Mary University of London has provided new insights into why people often make unrealistic plans that are doomed to fail. 

article News story: World first in AI helps predict heart attacks and stroke
14 February 2020

Artificial intelligence has been used for the first time to instantly and accurately measure blood flow, in a new study involving researchers from Queen Mary University of London.

article News story: Queen Mary ranks in the top 20 for universities targeted by employers
13 February 2020

Queen Mary University of London ranks 19th for universities targeted by the largest number of top employers in 2019-2020 according to a new report.

article News story: The European Union is creating its own downfall according to new book by Queen Mary academic
12 February 2020

A new book authored by an academic from Queen Mary University of London has shed new light on recent EU reforms which, according to the research, are undermining the stability of the Eurozone.

article News story: Cyber-security regulations for air transport may prove ineffective
12 February 2020

A new study led by academics from the Cloud Legal Project at Queen Mary University of London has found that current cyber-security standards set by the European Union, known as the NIS Directive, do not go far enough and could potentially be undermined.

article News story: Foot-and-mouth-disease virus could help target the deadliest cancer
12 February 2020

The foot-and-mouth-disease virus is helping scientists at Queen Mary to tackle a common cancer with the worst survival rate – pancreatic cancer.

article News story: Queen Mary awarded over £3 million for astronomy research
7 February 2020

Researchers from the School of Physics and Astronomy have received funding from the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), part of UK Research and Innovation, to support new research projects aimed at improving our understanding of the universe.

article News story: Queen Mary lead European project to tackle plastic pollution
7 February 2020

A €14m joint project involving key partners across England and France has launched this week in a bid to prevent plastic hotspots in the Channel.

article News story: International team delivers research breakthrough for leading cause of blindness
7 February 2020

Research from Queen Mary University of London has identified a new protein linked to age-related macular degeneration (AMD) that could offer new hope for the diagnosis and treatment of the disease, which affects over 1.5 million people in the UK alone.