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Queen’s University Appoints New

The next President and Vice-Chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast will be Professor Ian Greer, the University announced today.

Professor Greer, born and educated in Scotland, is currently Vice President of The University of Manchester.

Queen’s University Appoints New Vice-Chancellor

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Queen’s names leaders from business, science, sport, academia and the arts as Honorary Graduates

22/02/2018 - Distinguished names from the field of academia receiving honorary degrees from Queen’s in 2018 include:

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Queen’s University announces novel drug delivery system with potential to reduce rates of HIV

15/02/2018 - Queen’s University Belfast is playing a central role in an international consortium that has announced the development of a patch delivery system which will lower the chances of infection for those at very high risk of HIV.


Queen’s part of £54 million funding initiative to transform health through data science

12/02/2018 - Health Data Research UK has selected six sites across the UK to address challenging healthcare issues through use of data science.


`Oumuamua had a violent past and has been tumbling around for billions of years – Queen’s University

12/02/2018 - The first ever interstellar visitor to our solar system has had a violent past which is causing it to tumble around chaotically, a Queen’s University Belfast scientist has discovered.

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Queen’s opens £14m world class Computer Science hub

The colourfully-redeveloped Computer Science Building will allow the 1,000 students reading computing-related subjects to have access to state-of-the-art facilities. The impressive design fits the requirements of our world class University and supports our outstanding students and staff in conducting leading-edge education and research, focused on the needs of global society.

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Research discovers vitamins could treat Cystic Fibrosis

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Queen's team try to break log-jam on national security

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Neptune’s journey during early planet formation

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Architecture students animate local community streets

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The Visual Voices of the Prisons Memory Archive

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CMI partnership to develop future-ready postgraduates

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Leaders from business, science and arts among Queen’s honorary graduates

Queen's awards honorary degrees to individuals who have achieved high distinction or given significant service in one or more fields of public or professional life, and who serve as ambassadors for the University and Northern Ireland around the world.
The full list of honorary degrees to be awarded is as follows:

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