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article News story: Nish Kumar delivers Queen Mary’s Annual Arts Lecture 2019
6 June 2019

The stand-up comedian Nish Kumar has delivered Queen Mary's Annual Arts Lecture for 2019.

article News story: DRC’s new president faces fresh challenges with old-guard premier
5 June 2019

Dr Reuben Loffman, a Lecturer in African History at Queen Mary University of London has written an opinion piece for The Conversation in which he argues that Felix Tshisekedi, President of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) faces challenges with established figures in the government.

article News story: Making a splash is all in the angle
5 June 2019

Making a splash depends on the angle of a liquid as it hits and moves along a surface, according to a new study from Queen Mary University of London.

article News story: Mathematicians work out how to predict success in show business
4 June 2019

Mathematicians from Queen Mary University of London have found a way to predict whether an actor’s career has peaked or if their most successful days lie ahead.

article News story: Call for ban on cartoons on unhealthy food packaging
4 June 2019

In the biggest survey of its kind, new research by Action on Sugar and Action on Salt, based at Queen Mary University of London, has found that half of the 526 food and drink products which use cartoons on their packs are unnecessarily high in fat, sugar and/or salt.

article News story: Professor appointed as Vice-President of Medical Women's Federation
3 June 2019

Professor Chloe Orkin from Queen Mary University of London has been appointed as the new Vice-President of the UK’s leading organisation for women doctors.

article News story: Coffee not as bad for heart and circulatory system as previously thought
3 June 2019

Drinking coffee might keep us up at night, but new research has given us a reason to sleep easy knowing that the popular drink isn’t as bad for our arteries as some previous studies would suggest. The research from Queen Mary University of London has shown that drinking coffee, including in people who drink up to 25 cups a day, is not associated with having stiffer arteries.

article News story: Clinical calculator could spare breast cancer patients five years of unnecessary hormone therapy
30 May 2019

New research by Queen Mary University of London and The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust confirms that an algorithm, called CTS5, accurately identifies patients who are at low risk of their breast cancer returning at a later stage.

article News story: Surgery patients are getting older every year
29 May 2019

A combination of the improved safety of anaesthesia and surgery for older people, and a general improvement in availability of surgical treatments in the NHS is likely to be the reasons why people undergoing surgery in England are getting older at a faster rate than the general population. 

article News story: Queen Mary extends legal placement programme in collaboration with leading law firms
29 May 2019

Queen Mary University of London is set to launch an extension of its popular business placement programme for LLB students in collaboration with two leading law firms, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) and Bindmans LLP.

article News story: Exploring the political, social and cultural relevance of the European spa
28 May 2019

Academics from the University of Amsterdam, Lund University, Freie Universit?t in Berlin and Queen Mary University of London will embark on a pan-European research project examining the European spa as a transnational space.

article News story: Brexit: The views from Queen Mary academics
28 May 2019

The United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union is one of the biggest political news stories of our time and Queen Mary’s academic experts have featured regularly in the media.