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Heaney legacy honoured as first Children’s Writing Fellowship announced

05-05-2017 The appointment was announced today and welcomed by the Heaney family with Seamus Heaney’s daughter, Catherine Heaney, in attendance.   The two-year post has been created by the the Seamus ...

Nanoparticle paves the way for new triple negative breast cancer drug

24-03-2017 The research, a collaborative project between Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University, began at the Queen’s Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology (CCRCB) in 2014, and was le...

£15,000 Children’s Writing Fellowship announced in Heaney’s honour

08-03-2017 Developed by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and Queen’s University Belfast, and supported also by National Lottery funding, this is one of a number of projects created to ensure the legacy...

Queen’s Researchers Collaborate with Guide Dogs NI to Pioneer New Study for Children with Sight Loss

28-02-2017 Researchers from the School of Psychology at Queen’s University Belfast in collaboration with Guide Dogs NI have conducted a new research study to understand the impact of sight loss on how earl...

Queen's research reveals children in deprived areas more likely to go into care

28-02-2017 Researchers found ‘strong social gradients’ in the rates of intervention across the four countries, with each step increase in neighbourhood deprivation bringing a significant rise in the ...

Queen’s-led study to benefit children living with the trauma of abuse

20-12-2016 Queen’s has received £264,000 from the NSPCC and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to deliver the project. The study will see Queen’s and Extern train ten social worker...

Music therapy helps improve behavioural and emotional problems in children and adolescents

09-11-2016 In the largest ever study of its kind, the researchers in partnership with Every Day Harmony (the brand name for Northern Ireland Music Therapy Trust), found that children and young people, aged 8 &nd...

Queen’s researchers find key to drug resistant bowel cancer

09-11-2016 The research, funded by Cancer Research UK, will be presented at the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Cancer conference in Liverpool. Cetuximab is used to treat advanced bowel cancer, and jus...

Queen’s photography exhibition shows the changing face of Belfast

07-07-2017 The Queen’s University Belfast led ‘Belfast Self-Portrait’ exhibition will today (Friday 7 July) officially open to the public at the Ulster Museum, Belfast. The exhibition is a comm...

Queen's expert discovers Neptune’s journey during early planet formation was "smooth and calm"

04-04-2017 Dr Wes Fraser from Queen’s led an international research project ‘Colours of the Outer Solar Systems Origins Survey’ Col-OSSOS, which uses data collected from the Frederick C. Gillet...