QMU marks 30 years of global health leadership by sharing expertise at anniversary events

  • QMU marks 30 years of global health leadership by sharing expertise at anniversary events

    14th November 2023

    As conflict and environmental catastrophes escalate in different parts of the globe, there has never been a more important time for global health specialists to work together to share their expertise, create solutions, identify ways to support and unite communities, and build resilience. This month, Queen Margaret University marks the 30th anniversary of its Institute…

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  • Queen Margaret University event shines a light on children’s right to play

    14th November 2023

    Children from an East Lothian village are at the centre of a research project which is helping shape play-friendly communities in East Lothian and across Scotland. On Friday 10th November, the children from Whitecraig Primary School came together with lecturers and researchers at Queen Margaret University to celebrate children’s right…

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  • QMU graduate creates world’s first innovative energy infusion waters for IBS sufferers

    6th November 2023

    A postgraduate student at Queen Margaret University, has developed a range of innovative energy infusion waters which are suitable for people suffering from irritable bowel syndrome. The new beverages are the world’s first low FODMAP natural energy drinks for people with IBS or other gut related disorders.   Lauren Leisk, who runs…

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  • Members of the public urged to attend Lydia Plus Osteoporosis symposium

    16th October 2023

    · Researchers call for bone-weakening condition to be recognised as a public health priority People in Scotland are being invited to join healthcare professionals at a groundbreaking symposium on osteoporosis, a silent and common bone-weakening condition, hosted by Queen Margaret University (QMU). The free event takes place on World Osteoporosis…

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  • Short courses in film & screen upskill teachers and improve classroom learning

    3rd October 2023

    Film-loving teachers and educators now have the chance to develop their film skills for use in the classroom with a new suite of short film education courses run collaboratively by Queen Margaret University and Screen Education Edinburgh. The move also provides educators with the chance to gain a PgCert in Film…

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  • University develops a replacement for palm oil that is healthy and environmentally friendly

    18th September 2023

    University food experts have developed a new ingredient to replace palm fat in a wide variety of products across the bakery sector, such as cakes and biscuits. This development could reduce dependency on palm-based ingredients. New palm fat replacer is healthier than palm oil – with less total fat and…

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  • Battle of Pinkie Cleugh tapestry to be showcased at Queen Margaret University

    21st August 2023

    Members of the public are invited to view the first panel of the Battle of Pinkie Cleugh Tapestry, which will be on display at Queen Margaret University on Friday 1 September.   The huge panel, portraying Mary Queen of Scots and her mother, Mary de Guise, is the first completed panel…

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  • Get a new zest for life with a short course at QMU

    21st August 2023

    Does your career need a refresh, or do you feel like a change of direction? If you want to upskill or try something new, but don’t want to overcommit yourself, why don’t you consider doing a short course?  Each year, Queen Margaret University offers a range of interesting short courses. These are…

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  • Cabinet Secretary sees how QMU is supporting health and social care recovery post-COVID 

    8th August 2023

    Michael Matheson, the Scottish Government’s Cabinet Secretary for NHS Recovery, Health and Social Care returned to his alma mater, Queen Margaret University (QMU), to hear how it is supporting health and social care recovery post-COVID. The Cabinet Secretary learned about research done jointly between QMU and St Columba’s Hospice Care to allow care…

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  • Commonwealth Games president and a tech entrepreneur awarded honorary degrees from Queen Margaret University

    7th July 2023

    Queen Margaret University’s (QMU) graduation ceremonies were brimming with inspirational personalities this year as a trailblazing female sports administrator and a serial entrepreneur were awarded honorary degrees on Tuesday 4th July. Dame Louise Martin, President of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF), the international organisation responsible for the direction and control…

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