Queen Mary, University of London was known as Queen Mary and Westfield College until 2000. Queen Mary is a constituent college of the University of London. Queen Mary has a staff of over 3,000 and offers degrees and programmes across 21 academic departments and institutes within three sections. The sectors include, Science and Engineering, Humanities, Social Sciences and Laws and Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry. The medical school traces its roots to 1123 AD.
Chemistry students discover new way of identifying hydrogen peroxide
(Phys.org) —Peroxide-based explosives were used during the London bombings in July 2007. They are difficult to detect using traditional instruments based in airports, for example, as their chemical structure ...
Mobile phones come alive with the sound of music, thanks to nanogenerators
Charging mobile phones with sound, like chants from at football ground, could become a reality, according to a new collaboration between scientists from Queen Mary University of London and Nokia.
Computer scientists decode birdsongs automatically
Scientists from Queen Mary University of London have found a successful way of identifying bird sounds from large audio collections, which could be useful for expert and amateur bird-watchers alike.
Scientists improve metal detectors for early diagnosis of lifestyle and age-related diseases
(Phys.org) —Sensors created by chemists at Queen Mary University of London could lead to a set of new tools for researchers to investigate conditions like diabetes resulting in earlier diagnosis and new ...
Nature of solids and liquids explored through new pitch drop experiment
Physicists at Queen Mary University of London have set up a new pitch drop experiment for students to explore the difference between solid and liquids.
Silver lining found for making new drugs
Chemists at Queen Mary University of London have discovered a new chemical to aid drug manufacturing processes, making it more environmentally-friendly and easier to scale up for industry.
Stem cells are a soft touch for nano-engineered biomaterials
Scientists from Queen Mary University of London have shown that stem cell behaviour can be modified by manipulating the nanoscale properties of the material they are grown on - improving the potential of regenerative medicine ...
Two planets orbit nearby ancient star
An international team of scientists, led by astronomers at Queen Mary University of London, report of two new planets orbiting Kapteyn's star, one of the oldest stars found near the Sun. One of the newly-discovered ...
Slip knot key to creating world's toughest fiber
(Phys.org) —A new way of making super tough fibres could be realised by a simple knot, according to new research from a materials scientist at Queen Mary University of London.
Safe(bee) in numbers
Bumblebees can distinguish between safe and dangerous environments, and are attracted to land on flowers popular with other bees when exposed to perilous situations, according to new research from Queen Mary ...
Genetic legacy of rare dwarf trees is widespread
Researchers from Queen Mary University of London have found genetic evidence that one of Britain's native tree species, the dwarf birch found in the Scottish Highlands, was once common in England.
New risk factors for avalanche trigger revealed
The amount of snow needed to trigger an avalanche in the Himalayans can be up to four times smaller than in the Alps, according to a new model from a materials scientist at Queen Mary University of London.
Humans innately impose grammatical structure on to languages that they learn, suggests research
Humans innately impose grammatical structure on to languages that they learn, suggests research co-authored by a linguist from Queen Mary University of London. ...
Not so dirty: Methane fuels life in pristine chalk rivers
Scientists from Queen Mary University of London have found that naturally high concentrations of the greenhouse gas methane contributes to energy production in chalk rivers, in a new study published today ...
Goats are far more clever than previously thought
Goats learn how to solve complicated tasks quickly and can recall how to perform them for at least 10 months, which might explain their remarkable ability to adapt to harsh environments, say researchers at ...