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.
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 University of ...
Digital music to feel impact of Big Data
A new project that will use large music collections – so called Big Data – to support music research has been launched by Queen Mary University of London, City University London, University College London and the British ...
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.
Bumblebees use logic to find the best flowers
Scientists at Queen Mary, University of London and the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), have discovered why bees copy each other when looking for nectar – and the answer is remarkably simple.
Youth, wealth and education found to be risk factors for violent radicalization
New research from Queen Mary University of London has found youth, wealth, and being in full-time education to be risk factors associated with violent radicalisation. Contrary to popular views – religious practice, health ...
Crayfish study provides complicated web of interactions
Managing the damage and impact of non-native or invasive species costs the UK nearly £2 bn per year. The UK has seven species of crayfish with established populations – only one is a native species.
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.
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.
Seeing beyond cameras: Predicting where people move in CCTV blind spots
A new model from Queen Mary, University of London could be a useful security tool in tracking people in large, busy venues such as airport terminals and shopping centres.
New study sheds light on dinosaur size
Dinosaurs were not only the largest animals to roam the Earth - they also had a greater number of larger species compared to all other back-boned animals - scientists suggest in a new paper published in the journal PLOS ONE ...