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Welcome to our dedicated press area where you will find all the latest press releases from QMU as well as archive releases.

University agreement shows dementia is serious business (27 March 2015)

University bursaries help support skills development in Scotland’s cultural sector (24 March 2015)

Student marketing officers boost World of Work events (17 March 2015)

East Lothian Council wins COSLA gold award for Academies initiative (13 March 2015)

Tongue twisting speech lecture open to public (5 March 2015)

QMU Principal elected as Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (4 March 2015)

Are you up for the Converge Challenge 2015? (26 February 2015)

University's first TEDx event aims to inspire student and professional nurses (25 February 2015)

Professor Ager to become Director of Institute for International Health and Development at QMU (25 February 2015)

Universal creative expert takes starring role at University event (24 February 2015)

Baron of Prestoungrange supports 'Trees of Life' project to commemorate Scottish diaspora (23 February 2015)

Award-winning student beats eating disorder (12 February 2015)

Leader of the Slow Food Movement on cultivating a positive food future for Scotland (11 February 2014)

University says completed A1 junction is essential to boost East Lothian economy (11 February 2015)

QMU launches Scotland's first degree in Public Sociology (10 February 2014)

Independent study praises QMU for food & drink business innovation support (6 February 2015)

QMU Postgraduate Open Evening - 25th March 2015 (3 February 2015)

Research aims to reduce hospital admissions of care home residents (29 January 2015)

East Lothian school pupils sign up to new Queen Margaret Children’s University (28 January 2015)

QMU Principal officiates Singapore's East Asia Institute of Management convocation ceremony (13 January 2015)

QMU receives award for Customer Service Excellence (12 January 2015)

First Children's University graduation takes place in east Scotland (9 January 2015)

CIPR engages QMU in key research project (6 January 2015)

QMU's podiatrists to run foot care clinic for Edinburgh’s homeless on Christmas Day & Boxing Day (22 December 2014)

Boost your CV with The Carnegie Trust Vacation Scholarships scheme (19 December 2014)

'Seen But Not Heard' short film at QMU (15 December 2014)

First Scottish Centre for Food Development & Innovation launches at QMU (10 December 2014)

Scottish Centre for Food Development & Innovation launches at QMU (9 December 2014)

Academy students serve up gourmet feast for MSPs at Parliament (3 December 2014)

Why Queen Margaret is named after The Saint (14 November 2014)

QMU shortlisted for national knowledge exchange awards (7 November 2014)

New research reveals £1.23 billion growth potential for Scotland’s economy (5 November 2014)

QMU media students celebrate 200th anniversary of Sir Walter Scott's historical novel - 'Waverley' (3 November 2014)

Minister shares vision for Scotland’s tourism industry with students from pioneering academies project (30 October 2014)

QMU physiotherapy students set the standard for annual conference in Scotland (29 October 2014)

QMU to stage Community Forum (22 October 2014)

Bargain dining at EH15 Restaurant, Edinburgh College (8 October 2014)

QMU students celebrate 2014 Scholarship & Awards (2 October 2014)

QMU supports Midlothian Science Festival (1 October 2014)

Academies project helps Prestonpans student secure Uni place (29 September 2014)

QMU launches world’s first masters degree for professional complaint handlers (29 September 2014)

QMU student scores hole in one with Ryder Cup bursary (26 September 2014)

Scotland’s first student physiotherapy conference to be staged at QMU (16 September 2014)

QMU lecturer calls for greater clarity on Scottish Cultural policy in a future Scotland (12 September 2014)

QMU Professor achieves International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame status (11 September 2014)

QMU Podiatry graduate named Kingdom FM’s Student of the Year (2 September 2014)

Top tips for QMU Open Days: A graduate’s perspective (29 August 2014)

Queen Margaret University helps launch UK’s first ever administrative justice research institute (25 August 2014)

Business specialists identify opportunities in ancestral tourism (22 August 2014)

Queen Margaret University open days - Thursday 4th September & Saturday 4th October 2014

Student film helps cancer patients understand vital role of research (18 August 2014)

Dane graduates with flying colours (7 August 2014)

Dumbarton student scores hat-trick of accolades for academic excellence (6 August 2014)

Double award success for Caithness student (5 August 2014)

West Lothian students offered new way to get a university degree (4 Aug 2014)

Dalgety Bay student makes award-winning jump from post-bag to podiatry (31 July 2014)

Honorary Professorship for Commissioner (29 July 2014)

Portadown student awarded top Radiography award (27 July 2014)

QMU Professor awarded Royal College of Nursing Fellowship (3 July 2014)

University researchers & Scottish Rugby tackle the 'superfood' value of chocolate (25 June 2014)

Students take over Edinburgh’s Filmhouse for Showcase film extravaganza (23 June 2014)

Internationally celebrated theatre director celebrates 50 years of Odin Teatret with performances at Summerhall (11 June 2014)

QMU moves up in the Guardian League Tables 2015 (3 June 2014)

Scotland’s first fully trained Macmillan supporters graduate with quality assured by QMU (19 May 2014)

Fresh blend of university research informs Britain's tea lovers (12 May 2014)

QMU moves up 10 places in The Complete University Guide 2015 (12 May 2014)

Academies agreement opens more doors into education and careers for school pupils (2 May 2014)

QMU & Musselburgh primary make a drama out of John Muir celebrations (25 April 2014)

QMU shortlisted for 2014 Times Higher Education award (21 April 2014)

QMU film students make Clifton Hall happy! (21 April 2014)

University gets community involved in big drama (2 April 2014)

QMU to Host People’s Health Assembly (2 April 2014)

Scotland’s national poet gives Edinburgh Lectures a unique twist (1 April 2014)

University joins forces with councils to improve public services leadership (31 March 2014)

QMU unveil Historic Scotland commemorative plaque (31 Jan 2014)

Principal Petra Wend to sell The Big Issue (21 Jan 2014)

Edinburgh Tattoo producer to give talk at QMU (10 Jan 2014)

Marine algae – the secret ingredient to help Scots improve their diet (6 Jan 14)

Students benefit from first ever Ryder Cup Bursary Scheme (13 Dec 13)

QMU and DARF join forces to raise awareness of female genital mutilation in Scotland (5 Dec 2013)

Professorial lecture looks at change in higher education (13 Nov 2013)

New scheme helps raise children’s aspirations in science (13 Nov 2013)

Professor Brendan McCormack Appointed Head of Nursing Division at Queen Margaret University (6 Oct 2013)

Queen Margaret University to host Children’s University (30 Oct 2013)

Queen Margaret University Launches UK’s First MSc Gastronomy (16 Oct 2013)

QMU moves up 12 places in Good University Guide (combined Times & Sunday Times guide) (23 Sep 2013)

Filmmaker releases stunning time lapse in celebration of Scotland’s incredible summer (9 Sep 2013)

QMU gets creative with Jack Vettriano (28 Sep 2013)

New Academies set 170 pupils on right track for careers in food, hospitality, health and creativity (23 Aug 2013)

Sea Buckthorn Research: Juicy research shows Scottish weed has superfruit qualities (20 Aug 2013)

Queen Margaret University offers new associate degree option for students (9 Aug 2013)

Try QMU’s gym facilities for free this weekend (30 Jul 2013)

Edinburgh’s time lapse film-maker to capture Scotland’s largest arts project (22 Jul 2013)

Hot topic of public services governance becomes academic (19 Jul 2013)

QMU honours Asian gastronomic pioneer and leading composer (5 Jul 2013)

Students celebrate 1 st year of pioneering Hospitality Academy (24 Jun 2013)

Queen Margaret University awarded first-class in People & Planet Green League (11 Jun 2013)

Pipes and drums to become part of QMU celebrations (10 Jun 2013)

Wayward Wind film premier makes new stars of older people (31 May 2013)

Santander Scholarships (20 May 2013)

Scotland attracts international hospitality experts: QMU hosts Council for Hospitality Management Education Annual Conference (5 May 2013)

QMU awarded an Athena SWAN Bronze Award (2 May 2013)

Historical and mythical creations take centre stage at QMU ‘Costume Showcase’ (1 May 13)

Scottish university celebrates global influence with Malawian graduates (24 April 2013)

I scream, you scream, we all scream for 'Ice Queen' (24 Apr 2013)

Queen Margaret University announces new fully funded postgraduate places (23 Apr 2013)

QMU brings 'Broken Bodies' health science festival to the Lothians (18 April 2013)

Battle of Pinkie Cleugh: Scotland’s forgotten bloodiest battle is brought back to life (1 Apr 2013)

Hospitality Academy students get all fired up over flambé (30 Mar 2013)

College, uni or real job? Hospitality Academy helps kids take their pick (21 Mar 2013)

Research shines light on improved athletic performance and patient rehabilitation (18 Mar 2013)

Award-winning food writer is a natural at promoting Scotland (15 Mar 2013)

QMU awarded funding to examine impact of attitudes to loss in childbearing in Malawi (15 Feb 2013)

Pioneering research helps Down’s syndrome kids improve speech (5 Feb 2013)

QMU Student Services team recognised for service quality (22 Jan 2013)

Queen Margaret University Recognised in European Commission HR Excellence in Research Awards (21 Jan 2013)

Princess Royal’s visit marks 75 years of Occupational Therapy education in Scotland (18 Jan 2013)

Award-winning filmmaker moves from Edinburgh beauty to banking greed (14 Jan 2013)

£4.6 million funding package announced to expand collaborative Scottish academy model (18 Dec 2012)

Microwave experts revolutionise global food processing (12 Dec 2012)

Revolutionary partnership sweeps the board at innovation awards (7 Dec 2012)

Portobello honey could be the answer in fight against bacteria (20 Nov 2012)

The Princess Royal’s visit marks 75 years of Occupational Therapy education in Scotland (28 Nov 2012)

Did you know that today is Queen Margaret Saint’s Day? (16 Nov 2012)

QMU hosts Fairtrade Christmas Market (16 Nov 2012)

QMU rewards East Lothian pupils for top marks (15 Nov 2012)

Green Apples in abundance at Queen Margaret University (14 Nov 2012)

Hospitality & Tourism Academy students get their first taste of event management (9 Nov 2012)

Head of Commonwealth ceremonies’ talks to capital students (9 Nov 2012)

Scottish partnership launches rural Indian tourism co-operative on world stage (31 Oct 2012)

£500,000 funding Boost Highlights Need for Better Mental Health and Community Support in Emergencies (30 Oct 2012)

Agata’s winning essay sheds light on the future of the BBC (30 Oct 2012)

QMU students to give Dynamic Earth visitors food for thought (10 Oct 2012)

Entrepreneurs get a much needed boost from University and Council partnership (24 Sep 2012)

Green Apple Success for Queen Margaret University (10 Sep 2012)

Queen's Jubilee continues with celebration of community nursing (10 Sep 2012)

Launch marks first Hospitality and Tourism Academy in Scotland (20 Aug 2012)

Walid Salhab - Film success in Cannes leads to screenings in New York, Vegas and Cape Cod (9 Jul 2012)

Susan Boyle joins industry leader, public servant and academic to receive honorary degree from Queen Margaret University (28 Jun 2012)

QMU Wins Outstanding Leadership Category in UK Awards (22 Jun 2012)

Business Gateway to be based at Queen Margaret University (12 Jun 2012)

Rise in complaints sees QMU train international ombudsman organisations (31 May 2012)

QMU named among UK’s ‘greenest universities ever’ (29 May 2012)

Albert Roux Dinner at QMU raises funds to boost young careers (17 May 2012)

New research to show family business contribution to Scottish economy (15 May 2012)

Short film to be screened at Cannes (14 May 2012)

Coeliac event for teenagers is genius! (12 May 2012)

QMU pledges to tackle stigma (7 May 2012)

FEAST 2012 unveils Scottish drinks and producers’ line-up (24 Apr 2012)

Pedal power pays dividends for QMU (19 Apr 2012)

QMU receives Outstanding Leadership recognition in national awards (19 Apr 2012)

QMU professorial lecture to propose new model for 21st century tourism (13 Apr 2012)

Chef line-up announced for FEAST 2012 (6 Apr 2012)

QMU introduces three-year honours degree (5 Apr 2012)

Red hot chilli Fifers (26 Mar 2012)

QMU graduate wins BAFTA (23 Mar 2012)

More speech & language therapy needed for offenders to cut re-offending rates (20 Mar 2012)

QMU Podiatry student set to carry Olympic torch (20 Mar 2012)

QMU graduate film nominated for BAFTAs (12 Mar 2012)

John Paul@The Marine confirms demo at FEAST 2012 (12 Mar 2012)

Formal training for volunteers to help cancer patients with self-management (9 Mar 2012)

Research shows Scottish ‘hard man’ attitude still barrier to saving men from male cancers (4 Mar 2012)

Fishy tail about how best to introduce Omega 3 to kids’ diets (29 Feb 2012)

Dance Movement Psychotherapy students support care home residents (20 Feb 2012)

QMU working in partnership with small business (17 Feb 2012)

Students provide a taste of Oman (17 Feb 2012)

Removing fees for medical care in low income countries – can it really work? (15 Feb 2012)

QMU and EASB cook up a storm for Edinburgh Clipper Crew in Singapore (3 Feb 2012)

University secures contracts to provide Ombudsman staff with accredited training programmes (31 Jan 2012)

QMU UCAS application figures statement

Public health minister and QMU graduate launches community nursing website at QMU

University’s Albert Roux Dinner nearly sells out before event is promoted

Principles developed at New Lanark help shape first co-operative destination management organisation in India

FEAST 2012: A Celebration of Regional Scottish Food - Joint student led food festival date is set for April 2012

Academics told to share research information to help society (22 Nov 2011)

QMU to research effects of alcohol pricing on Scotland’s heaviest drinkers (22 Nov 2011)

Postgraduate Open Evening (18 Nov 2011)

QMU holds first Fairtrade Christmas Market (15 Nov 2011)

Queen Margaret gains two prestigious green awards (15 Nov 2011)

What are universities for? Professorial Lecture by QMU Principal, Professor Peta Wend (19 Oct 2011)

Rest of UK fees announcement (30 Sep 2011)

New ultrasound technology aims to help children with speech problems (1 Sep 2011)

QMU drama lecturer wins Fringe First with her Allotment (30 Aug 2011)

QMU launches world’s first curriculum for meetings and events technology in higher education (18 Aug 2011)

Edinburgh New Town Cookery School and QMU to educate new generation of culinary masters (3 Aug 2011)

QMU graduate film screening is set for Edinburgh’s Filmhouse (6 Jun 2011)

60s Fashion Event: QMU fashion expert takes centre stage (19 May 2011)

New speech and hearing sciences research centre gets people talking (16 May 2011)

University challenges leaders to embrace social responsibility (11 May 2011)

Sensational costume ‘Catwalk ’ set to be show stopper of 2011 (10 May 2011)

Language students give voice to campaign against service cuts (25 Apr 2011)

Scottish producers help local people celebrate Scottish food and drink at FEAST 2011 (28 Mar 2011)

Fellowship for QMU professor recognises contribution to the English language (24 Mar 2011)

Students ‘Swan Song’ showcases emerging talent in performing arts (18 Mar 2011)

Expert gives lecture on nursing shortages (14 Mar 2011)

QMU and Dunira Strategy help establish co-operative tourism project in rural India (8 Mar 2011)

Fair Trade gets a boost from Scottish universities and colleges (28 Feb 2011)

QMU wins e-Government National Award (28 Jan 2011)

Alcohol Interactive gets down to serious business in East Lothian schools (25 Jan 2011)

Scottish actor, David Hayman, talks about charity work at QMU (12 Jan 2010)

QMU has leading role in £6m international research programme (10 Jan 2010)

University receives largest donation for research and education into osteoporosis (14 Dec 2010)

University confirms that Scottish technology could revolutionise global food processing (22 Nov 2010)

QMU graduation ceremony honours 135 years of education (10 Nov 2010)

QMU invites East Lothian residents to make FEAST a date (10 Nov 2010)

QMU Postgraduate Open Evening (10 Nov 2010)

QMU signs collaboration agreement with Pakistan health academy (27 Oct 2010)

Queen Margaret University launch new Health and Social Care programme with Jewel & Esk College and NHS Lothian (27 Oct 2010)

Diet phone could slash NHS costs and improve health of the nation (25 Oct 2010)

QMU appoints new chair of Court (8 Oct 2010)

Queen Margaret University picks up gold at Green Awards (01 Oct 2010)

Wisdom from international specialists gives boost to Scotland’s event professionals (23 Sep 2010)

Queen Margaret to evaluate Pope's visit (23 Sep 2010)

£2m boost for student internships in third sector (18 Aug 2010)

Researchers try something fishy to improve nursery children’s diets (9 Aug 2010)

Joy first to graduate in Dance Movement Psychotherapy (3 Aug 2010)

Christie graduates and becomes vice president of the Students' Union (19 Jul 2010)

Carole graduates with a 1st class degree (19 Jul 2010)

Rita shows it's never too late to learn (14 Jul 2010)

QMU helps keep kids occupied during summer (8 Jul 2010)

Actor, social enterprise founder and health professions pioneer honoured by Queen Margaret University (8 Jul 2010)

QMU runs kids summer activity camp (29 Jun 2010)

University celebrates 135 years (18 Jun 2010)

Care accolade for innovative course (17 Jun 2010)

Exhibition puts art therapists in the frame (16 Jun 2010)

Queen Margaret University Boost to Business with a Social Purpose (15 Jun 2010)

University takes lead in sector drive toward achieving sustainability (31 May 2010)

Homecoming archive to be hosted by QMU (31 May 2010)

QMU Sports Centre Open Day (31 May 2010)

Olympic Games producer inspires students to take global events industry to a new level (5 May 2010)

East Lothian residents invited to meet the Olympic Games producer (4 May 2010)

Students recognised for stellar work in the community (28 Apr 2010)

Queen Margaret University shortlisted for two awards (18 Mar 2010)

New university course in Gender and Social Justice announced (8 Mar 2010)

University to investigate bullying in the workplace (23 Feb 2010)

Jewel & Esk celebrate regional Scottish food (23 Feb 2010)

QMU actors power up to give Ross a future (17 Feb 2010)

Consort scholarship with QMU sets direction for improved career path (17 Feb 2010)

International event expert predicts major changes for Edinburgh festivals and other major events (10 Feb 2010)

QMU signs ten point collaborative agreement with Jewel & Esk College to boost progressive learning (18 Jan 2010)

How can we regulate food intake? (15 Jan 2010)

Scottish students sat "howdy" to Texas (7 Jan 2010)

World's first meeting and event technology lab to be developed at Scottish university (5 Jan 2010)


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