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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: Queen Mary University of London appoints Philippa Lloyd as new Vice-Principal (Policy and Strategic Partnerships)
25 September 2018

Queen Mary University of London has appointed a new Vice-Principal for Policy and Strategic Partnerships. Dr Philippa Lloyd, currently Director General of Higher and Further Education at the Department for Education, will take up the post on Wednesday 2 January 2019.

article News story: Queen Mary researcher recognised for work in a UN award-winning leadership programme
24 September 2018

A researcher from Queen Mary University of London has won an award for his support of students who are on the ParliaMentors scheme, a UN award-winning leadership programme.

article News story: Barts Charity launches appeal to raise £1 million for Queen Mary’s life-saving trauma research
24 September 2018

The Barts Charity Trauma Appeal, which was launched today, aims to raise £1 million to support vital research at The Royal London Hospital, in conjunction with Queen Mary University of London’s Centre for Trauma Sciences.

article News story: Researchers awarded for lifetime achievements in blood pressure research
23 September 2018

Two academics from Queen Mary University of London have received prestigious awards from the International Society of Hypertension (ISH) in recognition of their achievements in blood pressure research.

article News story: Nursing during history’s deadliest pandemic
21 September 2018

A PhD student from Queen Mary University of London has co-curated an exhibition on Spanish flu at the Florence Nightingale Museum in London.

article News story: Award-winning graduate employability programme gains further support of J.P. Morgan
20 September 2018

JP. Morgan is collaborating with Queen Mary University of London by supporting a summer programme to further Widening Participation students’ employability.


article News story: How the General Election unfolded in 2017
20 September 2018

A new book co-authored by a Professor at Queen Mary University of London has shed new light on what went on behind the scenes during the 2017 general election.

article News story: Queen Mary academic feeds into international drug policy
20 September 2018

West African governments should overhaul their drug laws to decriminalise personal use and prioritise treatment, according to a new “model law” involving the Co-Director of Queen Mary University of London’s Criminal Justice Centre.  

article News story: Brexit will lead to more EU law for UK’s criminal justice systems, according to new report
19 September 2018

Future EU-UK cooperation on security and criminal justice is dependant on the extent to which the UK complies with key EU law standards according to a new report by a taskforce from Queen Mary’s School of Law and the Centre for European Policy Studies.

article News story: Queen Mary University of London appoints a new Director of Research Services
19 September 2018

Queen Mary University of London has appointed a new Director of Research Services. Dr Sharon Ellis, currently Director of International Science and Innovation for the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), will take up the post on 19 November 2018.

article News story: Vice-Principal visits Southeast Asia to strengthen research ties
19 September 2018

A delegation from Queen Mary University of London led by Vice-Principal (International) Professor Colin Grant recently visited Southeast Asia to strengthen collaborations in the region. 

article News story: Queen Mary welcomes Thai Judiciary for legal training programme
19 September 2018

Queen Mary University of London is helping to strengthen UK-Thai relations after hosting 35 senior Thai judges for a two-week bespoke training programme in UK employment law. 

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