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Queen’s University leading cell therapy clinical trial to help improve outcomes in COVID-19 patients

HEALTH | 7 April, 2020

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast are leading a UK-wide clinical trial, offering an innovative cell therapy treatment for COVID-19 patients with acute respiratory failure.

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Release of the cancer incidence and survival statistics for Northern Ireland 1993-2018

2 April, 2020

The Queen’s University N.Ireland Cancer Registry (NICR) today (Thursday 2 April) released the number of cancer incidence and survival statistics in Northern Ireland during 1993-2018.

Queen’s University Belfast provides NHS with protective facemasks

RESEARCH | 26 March, 2020

Academic researchers at Queen’s University Belfast are pursuing two parallel technologies to help meet the demand for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the fight against the coronavirus.

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Queen’s University Belfast awarded grant to find COVID-19 treatment

Coronavirus | 23 March, 2020

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have been awarded a grant of £295,626 in a bid to find a treatment for COVID-19.

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Prestigious UK Honour for Queen's University's Shared Education

Queen's University Belfast has been awarded the prestigious Queen's Anniversary Prize for the seventh time, for its work on Shared Education.
The Centre for Shared Education at Queen’s has made a considerable impact in Northern Ireland and beyond. It has become a core pillar of education policy and practice in Northern Ireland and has been adopted by educators and policymakers in other divided societies across the world.
The Queen’s Anniversary Prizes have been running for over 25 years and are considered one of the most prestigious awards in the education sector. The scheme runs on a two-year cycle and are managed by The Royal Anniversary Trust.

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KTP collaboration with Fusion Antibodies

Antibody libraries design

Culture, Language & Arts

Ireland team launch world-class hockey facility

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Environment and Sustainability

Native predators naturally restore ecosystem

Pine marten research


Coating to reduce catheter pain and risk of infection

New antimicrobial coating
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English Heritage visits Queen’s

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Science and technology

Powerful plasma accelerator closer to becoming reality



Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton appointed Chancellor of Queen’s University

Secretary Clinton, who received an honorary doctorate from Queen’s in October 2018, will become the University’s 11th and first female Chancellor.
Accepting the position, Secretary Clinton, said: “It is a great privilege to become the Chancellor of Queen’s University, a place I have great fondness for and have grown a strong relationship with over the years. The University is making waves internationally for its research and impact and I am proud to be an ambassador and help grow its reputation for excellence.”
Secretary Clinton will serve as the University’s new Chancellor, for a period of five years, with effect from 1 January 2020.

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