Latest news

The latest from Queen's University Belfast

Latest News

Queen's University Belfast explores potential collaboration with Sohar University Oman

19/07/2018 - Representatives from Sohar University Oman and Orpic have visited Queen’s University Belfast to discuss potential collaboration projects.

Latest News

Ban plastic to save the heritage of world’s largest inhabited river island - Queen’s researcher

10/07/2018 - A Queen’s University Belfast researcher is working with an Indian community to transform the world’s largest and oldest inhabited river island into a plastic-free zone, in a bid to save its heritage.

Latest News

CSIT supports secure ticket delivery start-up Tixserve at time of increased cyber attacks

9/07/2018 - The Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) based at Queen’s University Belfast has announced Kildare based start-up Tixserve as the newest addition to its associate membership programme.

Honorary Graduands Summer 2018

Early Years Education Leader and Former Rector receive Honorary Doctorates

4/07/2018 - Siobhan Fitzpatrick CBE and Professor Dr Gülsün Sağlamer will receive an Honorary Degree at Queen’s University Belfast today (Wednesday 4 July)

More stories

All news

Around Queen's

Professor Jean Allain

Opinion and analysis

Queen's insight

Tap into the talent, knowledge, and passion of our world-leading thinkers, innovators and creators, and view their opinions and insightful analysis around some of the biggest questions facing society today.

Latest ideas and solutions

Building a better future

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.

A leader in the field



Research discovers vitamins could treat Cystic Fibrosis

Read more


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

Read more

Science and technology

Neptune’s journey during early planet formation

Read more

Environment & Sustainability

Architecture students animate local community streets

Read more

Culture, Language & Arts

The Visual Voices of the Prisons Memory Archive

Read more



CMI partnership to develop future-ready postgraduates

Read more


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:

Honorary degrees list


All news

All news

Media relations

Media contacts

Class of 98 photo


Key figures from the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement mark twentieth anniversary at Queen’s

13/04/2018 - Key figures from the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement gathered at Queen’s University Belfast on Tuesday, 10 April 2018 for a public event to mark 20 years on from the signing of the peace agreement.