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Remembering John Hume

4 August, 2020

The University was saddened to learn of the death of John Hume on 3 August, 2020.

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UK-Irish team awarded £1.6m to explore the potential of miniature engines

4 August, 2020

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast are part of UK-Ireland consortium who have been awarded a £1.6m grant to explore the potential of miniature engines to efficiently generate power, manage heat flows and recover wasted energy.

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Queen’s academics part of advisory group on StopCOVID NI app development

31 July, 2020

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast are providing independent oversight and expert advice to the team developing the new StopCOVID NI app.

Niall Moore Grad Summer 2020

It’s a hattrick for Niall as he graduates for the third time with a Doctorate from Queen’s

GRADUATION | 31 July, 2020

Niall Moore, aged 36, will celebrate graduating today (Friday 31 July) with a Doctorate in Childhood Studies (DChild) from the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work at Queen’s University Belfast.

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Shaping A Better World: 2020 And Beyond


Amidst this period of global change and uncertainty, academics at Queen’s are at the heart of local, national and international efforts to expand our knowledge of the pandemic and in helping society to comprehend a way forward.

Vibrant academic debate and discussion continues at Queen’s, virtually. Here we share a range of recent virtual conferences, podcasts and articles.

Shaping a Better World: 2020 and beyond

Building a better future

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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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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