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article News story: Can a strong local community improve your health?
11 October 2012

Dr Vicky Cattell examines the link between local community life and wellbeing

article News story: Better treatment for tendon injuries
3 August 2012

Using electric shockwaves for effective treatment of severe tendon injuries   

article News story: Nanotechnology opens up new ways to harvest energy
27 July 2012

Developing new materials to transform waste heat into useful electrical energy

article News story: The power of sound to generate electricity
24 July 2012

Creating ‘nano-generators’ that transform sound into power

article News story: Bayesian network modelling supports surgeons working with trauma
4 July 2012

Computer scientists improve decision-making in the treatment of trauma 

article News story: Allowing databases to grow and evolve without compromising performance
4 July 2012

Dr Mark Walters worked with IBM to improve the performance of large databases

article News story: Searching for cures for dementia
18 May 2012

Dr Bronwyn Parry is fascinated by what motivates people to donate their brains for much-needed research into dementia

article News story: Cementing the future
19 April 2012

Niall Kent is investigating the use of bioactive glasses in medical bone-substitute cements

article News story: A new script for prisons
16 April 2012

Dr Caoimhe McAvinchey explores how theatre makers stage critical questions about the prison system

article News story: Carrot or stick: using incentives in healthcare
13 March 2012

Professor Richard Ashcroft explores the pros and cons of using incentives to encourage good health

article News story: Emotional literacy: whose business is it?
13 March 2012

Dr Thomas Dixon looks at the part emotion plays in UK education

article News story: What does it mean to be English?
13 March 2012

Professor Michael Kenny is examining the political and policy implications of a resurgence of English national identity


article News story: Researchers develop new technique to analyse rivers
13 July 2018

Habitat alteration from climate change will be easier to detect thanks to a new approach using satellite imagery in analysing a network of waterways known as braided rivers.

article News story: People trust scientific experts more than the government even when the evidence is outlandish
12 July 2018

Members of the public in the UK and US have far greater trust in scientific experts than the government, according to a new study by Queen Mary University of London.

article News story: Public shapes new research around ethnic inequalities and severe mental illness
11 July 2018

A national online survey was launched today to give members of the public the opportunity to set the research priorities in the field of ethnic inequalities and severe mental illness.

article News story: Queen Mary students gear up for racing car event
10 July 2018

Students from Queen Mary University of London will be competing at Silverstone this week in the 2018 Formula Student, Europe's most established educational engineering competition.

article News story: Project aims to improve asthma control in African schoolchildren
9 July 2018

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London have been awarded £2 million to study how to improve asthma in African children.

article News story: Research funding awarded to improve cancer awareness and screening
6 July 2018

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) have renewed Queen Mary University of London’s NIHR Policy Research Unit in Cancer Awareness, Screening and Early Diagnosis, with a grant of £5 million.

article News story: Ancient American dogs almost completely wiped out by arrival of European breeds
6 July 2018

The arrival of Europeans to the Americas, beginning in the 15th century, all but wiped out the dogs that had lived alongside native people on the continent for thousands of years, according to new research led by Queen Mary University of London.

article News story: Queen Mary project to reduce aircraft noise awarded funding
5 July 2018

A new project led by engineers at Queen Mary University of London that aims to reduce aircraft noise has won significant funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

article News story: What the rise and fall of the Kingdom of The Hijaz tells us about a crisis in Islam
5 July 2018

A new book by a Professor at Queen Mary University of London offers a fresh vision on Islamic governance.

article News story: Innovating surgeon wins NHS70 Parliamentary Award
4 July 2018

Professor Shafi Ahmed from Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, and The Royal London Hospital has won a prestigious award to mark the NHS’s 70th birthday.

article News story: The more MPs are paid for outside interests the less popular they are, according to new research
4 July 2018

The research, co-funded by the Mile End Institute at Queen Mary University of London, has shed new light on public attitudes towards the outside interests of MPs.

article News story: Queen Mary celebrates its graduation ceremonies in China
2 July 2018

Over 700 students graduated from Queen Mary’s joint programmes at Nanchang University (NCU) and the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT) on 26 and 28 June.

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