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Patients from Asian and black backgrounds are more likely to die from COVID-19, large study reveals
25 January 2021

Patients of Asian and black backgrounds suffered disproportionate rates of premature death from COVID-19, according to a study of 1,737 patients by Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust.

New study to investigate COVID-19 in Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities
22 January 2021

Study aims to uncover reasons why black and ethnic minority east Londoners have been hardest hit by Covid.

Psychiatry unit designated as WHO research centre
3 December 2020

Queen Mary’s Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry has been re-designated as a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre.

Black History Month 2020
31 October 2020

The School of Medicine and Dentistry celebrated Black History Month in October 2020 with a look at some of it's Black alumni. 

Channel 4’s “How to Beat” series focuses on SMD research
30 September 2020

The Channel 4 series “How to Beat” reports on the work of SMD academic Dr Madusha Peiris's obesity trial. 

Queen Mary named most inclusive Russell Group university
25 September 2020

Queen Mary has been named the most inclusive Russell Group University, and runner-up for UK University of the Year, in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021.

SMD joins BMA racial harassment charter for medical schools
15 September 2020

The School of Medicine and Dentistry has joined the BMA racial harassment charter for medical schools.

SMD academic featured in exhibition of UK Black Female Professors
15 April 2020

Institute of Dentistry academic featured in exhibition Phenomenal Women: Portraits of UK Black Female Professors