Science | 22 August, 2019
New research has found that the population of Ireland was in decline for almost 200 years before the Vikings settled.
23 August, 2019
Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have developed a test that may be able to detect ovarian cancer up to two years earlier than current approaches.
SOCIETY | 20 August, 2019
A study into New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) - formerly referred to as ‘legal highs’ - provides new evidence about why young people were attracted to the drugs.
BUSINESS | 16 August, 2019
Queen’s University is offering free access to world-leading testing equipment and analysis at its tidal test site and wide wave basin in Portaferry, as part of a European initiative to accelerate the development of marine renewable energy.
Contamination of rice with arsenic is a major problem in some regions of the world with high rice consumption.
People in Bangladesh eat about a pound of rice per person per day, placing Bangladeshis at risk for elevated exposure to inorganic arsenic, a toxic substance and cancer causing agent that can enter rice from the soil of flooded paddies.
Queen’s researhers have found a new way to reduce inorganic arsenic in rice by modifying processing methods at traditional, small-scale parboiling plants in Bangladesh
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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