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Michael Royal Society Award Queen Mary University of London professors awarded prestigious medals by the Royal Society
24 August 2021

The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of the world's most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.

QMUL Science and Engineering Faculty of Science and Engineering establishes new School structure to continue delivering excellence in research and education
2 August 2021

The proposal to create a new School structure in Queen Mary’s Faculty of Science and Engineering has recently been approved by Senate and Council.

Queen Mary Physicist stars in new documentary opposite Stephen Hawking
8 June 2021

‘A black hole is stranger than anything dreamed up by science fiction writers. It’s a region of space where gravity is so strong that nothing can escape. Once you are over the edge, there’s no way back’

– Stephen Hawking

World Environment Day - Delivering the Battery Revolution
4 June 2021

As part of a series of events running up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2021, Queen Mary University of London in collaboration with the National Battery Research Institute and the British Council will be running the workshop ‘Delivering battery revolution: Reducing the drivers of climate change in Indonesia’. The workshop aims to explore the role of the Island nations role in climate change, both globally and locally.

The primordial goo created by the Big Bang may have flowed like water.
3 June 2021

“We do not fully understand the origin of this striking similarity yet but we think it could be related to the fundamental physical constants which set both the universal lower limit of viscosity for both ordinary liquids and quark-gluon plasma,” Kostya Trachenko, a physics professor at Queen Mary University of London and author of the recent paper, said in the statement.

Sanjaye's diagram Linguistic Matrix Theory
24 May 2021

A collection of short articles based on the research of Dr Sanjaye Ramgoolam (CRST, QMUL) in the area of ``Linguistic Matrix Theory.’’

A sky view of HERA National Space Day – Celebrating Queen Mary’s Astronomy Unit and their work exploring the Cosmos
7 May 2021

On the first Friday of May each year, countries around the world celebrate National Space Day. Established in the late 1990s, National Space Day encourages people to explore the wonders of the universe and promote cutting-edge astronomy and astrophysics research.

SEPnet Public Engagement Awards 2021
26 March 2021

Public engagement is central to Queen Mary’s commitment to work and collaborate with our local community for the good of all. We work hard to make sure that the world-class research carried out by the university and the School of Physics and Astronomy is understood and enjoyed by the public.

A decorative image of Queen Mary students in a laboratory Celebrating Queen Mary Women in Science
22 February 2021

The UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science (11 February) aims to recognise the critical role women and girls play in science and technology communities. 

 

Chromosol logo Queen Mary spinout Chromosol wins Royal Society of Chemistry competition
30 September 2020

Chromosol, a spinout company from Queen Mary University of London has been announced as a winner of the Royal Society of Chemistry Emerging Technologies Competition.

Nishma Thakor, GSK Meet the Placement student - Nishma Thakor, BSc Chemistry with a Year in Industry
15 September 2020

We spoke to Nishma, who reflected on her time as a placement student at GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceutical Supply Chain at Ware in the Incoming Materials Quality Control Laboratory.

Simranjeet_Duhra Meet the Undergraduate - Simranjeet Duhra, MSci Chemistry
12 August 2020

Simranjeet is going into her final year of her MSci Chemistry degree and in this blog reflects on her time so far, including the impact of the pandemic on studying.

Naeem Ahmed Student blog- How to survive uni life, Naeem Ahmed
11 August 2020

Naeem is just going into his final year of studying BSc Chemistry and in this blog shares his tips and tricks for new students

Tayibb_Ahmed_Saddique Meet the Undergraduate - Tayyib Ahmed Saddique, MSci Chemistry
11 August 2020

Tayyib has recently graduated from his MSci Chemistry degree and in this blog he explains what studying the subject at Queen Mary has been like