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Professor Richard Bourke in History Today

Thursday August 18th

Professor Richard Bourke writes for the September issue of "History Today". In his piece 'Power and the People', Prof Bourke discusses the the relationship between sovereignity and politics.

PDF of the article: The Power and the People.pdf

Professor Gareth Stedman Jones' new book reviewed in the Guardian

Monday August 15th

The Guardian reviewed Professor Gareth Stedman Jones’ new biography ‘Karl Marx: Greatness and Illusion’. The review states that "Karl Marx’s true dreams and the ideology that bears his name are very different things, according to this exhaustive biography".

QMUL History second in London for student satisfaction

Wednesday August 10th

The results of the 2016 National Student Survey were released today, 10 August.

Overall student satisfaction at QMUL’s School of History is at 94 per cent. The results of the survey places QMUL History third among Russell Group universities, and second in London. We have achieved 96 per cent student satisfaction in our teaching. Professor Colin Jones, Head of the School of History, said "We are delighted with the results which underline the School's continued endeavours to place student experience at the heart of what we do."

Overall, the survey places QMUL in fourth position in London. QMUL continues to rank top in London among Russell Group universities for student satisfaction.

Professor Tilli Tansey and Dr Apostolos Zarros present at the Physiological Society

Thursday July 28th

Professor Tilli Tansey and Dr Apostolos Zarros are attending Physiology 2016, a joint meeting of the Physiological Society and the American Physiological Society, in Dublin on 29th - 31st of July. They are presenting a poster entitled 'Physiology at the Heart of Modern Biomedicine: Evidence Through Oral Testimonies' (jointly produced with Adam Wilkinson and Alan Yabsley).

Professor Richard Bourke is interviewed for Five Books

Tuesday July 26th

Professor Richard Bourke was interviewed by Five Books, who ask experts to recommend five books in their subject and explain their selection. Prof Bourke picks the best books for gaining a range of perspectives on Irish history.

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