Introduction Queen Mary University of London
Queen Mary University of London (informally Queen Mary, QMUL or QM) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom and a constituent college of the federal University of London.....
Queen Mary University of London (informally Queen Mary, QMUL or QM) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom and a constituent college of the federal University of London. With roots dating back to 1785, Queen Mary was formed by the merger of four historic colleges, and since joining the University of London in 1915 has grown to become one of its largest colleges.
Queen Mary's main campus is located in the Mile End area of the East End of London, with other campuses in Holborn, Smithfield and Whitechapel. It has around 17,000 full-time students and 4,000 staff and an annual turnover of £350 million and an annual research income of £100m. Around 20 per cent of its students come from outside the UK. Queen Mary is organised into three faculties – the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, the Faculty of Science and Engineering and Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry – within which there are 21 academic departments and institutes.
In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise, Queen Mary was ranked 11th by The Guardian and 13th by Times Higher Education out of the 132 UK higher education institutions assessed. In 2014, Queen Mary was positioned 35th among 130 UK universities in the Complete University Guide and 36th according to the Guardian University Guide. The 2013-4 QS World Rankings placed the university 115th of 700 universities worldwide and 19th in the UK, while the 2013 Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Rankings of World Universities placed Queen Mary in the top 30 in the UK and in the top 201-300 bracket worldwide. There are five Nobel Laureates amongst Queen Mary's alumni and current and former staff.
Queen Mary is a major centre for biomedical research and is a founding member of the UCL Partners academic health science centre. Queen Mary is a member of the Russell Group of leading British research universities, the Association of Commonwealth Universities and Universities UK; it was a member of 1994 Group from 2006 to 2012. It has a strategic partnership with the University of Warwick, including research collaboration and joint teaching of English, history and computer science undergraduates.