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Queen’s University Belfast project to support cancer patients and their caregivers

Queen’s University Belfast is part of a large transdisciplinary project to provide better support to people with advanced cancer and their family caregivers.

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Science Shop celebrates 30 Years at Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 20 February, 2019

A joint collaboration between Queen’s University Belfast and the Ulster University, the Science Shop, which supports hundreds of community groups across Northern Ireland, today (Wednesday 20 February) celebrates its 30th anniversary.

Queen's helping Rolls-Royce develop aircraft engines of tomorrow

Technology | 20 February, 2019

Engineering expertise from Queen’s University Belfast is playing an important role in the development of the next generation of aircraft engines for Rolls-Royce and creating high value research jobs in Northern Ireland.

Queen’s University Belfast advanced manufacturing expertise on show at Belfast conference

Technology | 15 February, 2019

Expertise within Queen’s University Belfast’s Engineering and Physical Science’s Faculty will continue to play a transformational role in driving innovation and efficiencies in the global advanced manufacturing sector.

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Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton receives Honorary Degree

Secretary Clinton was awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws (LLD) for her exceptional public service in the USA and globally, and for her outstanding contribution to peace and reconciliation in Northern Ireland. At the honorary graduation ceremony Secretary Clinton addressed the audience of staff and students from the University, talking about the political situation in Northern Ireland; the peace process and Good Friday Agreement; Brexit and democracy.

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Queen's a Gold Standard Cycle Friendly Employer

International recognition

Culture, Language & Arts

Iain Archer, Lucy Caldwell and Lisa McGee

Seamus Heaney Fellows

Environment and Sustainability

Better accident reporting could save lives

Road traffic research


calcifications in the eye increase risk of AMD

Ground-breaking discovery


Why belief in 'Limbo' has disappeared in recent decades

Prof Kennedy explains

Science and technology

£14m Government funding for precision medicine

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Queen’s University contributes £1.9 billion to UK economy

An independent analysis by London Economics showed Queen's economic contribution represents an economic benefit to cost ratio of 6:1.
It also found that Queen’s University employs 3,700 staff and supports a further 2,570 jobs across the UK.
The ‘Economic Impact Report’ highlighted that the public purse benefits by an average of £101,000 per each of the university’s full-time undergraduate students, who graduate each year.

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