Queen Mary University of London has opened an International Centre for Teaching and Learning (ICTL) with one of China’s top universities, Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU).
The Centre, which launched on 25 June 2018, will form part of the Queen Mary University of London Engineering School of NPU (QMES), a Sino-foreign Joint Educational Institute. Its aim will be to establish best teaching and learning practice across STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics).
Research funding awarded
The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has recently renewed Queen Mary University of London’s NIHR Policy Research Unit in Cancer Awareness, Screening and Early Diagnosis, with a grant of
GBP 5 million.
The first stars of the universe
An astronomer from Queen Mary's School of Physics and Astronomy, alongside a team from other international universities, has discovered new insights into the birth and death of the very first stars in the universe. The enlightening research provides insight into when the first supernova exploded and the time when the first hot stars bathed the universe in light. The work was covered in Astronomy Now, Wired, Seeker, Earth Sky and Space.com.