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Ground-breaking research could lead to safer and faster security scanners at airports

Airport security queues could be slashed and screening for weapons could become much more effective after Queen’s University Belfast researchers have been awarded £1 million to develop a ground-breaking solution.

Queen’s and Belfast City Council launch the Belfast Climate Commission

ENVIRONMENT | 10 January, 2020

Queen’s University Belfast and Belfast City Council have today (Friday 10 January, 2020) launched the ‘Belfast Climate Commission’, to drive action on the climate crisis.

Queen’s celebrates 70th Anniversary of the Helen Ramsey Turtle Scholarship

EDUCATION | 9 January, 2020

Queen’s University Belfast recently celebrated the 70th anniversary of the Helen Ramsey Turtle Scholarship, and launched the 2020 call for scholarship applications.

Queen’s University and Rakuten Mobile to set up Edge Computing hub in Belfast

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY | 8 January, 2020

Rakuten Mobile, Japan’s newest mobile network operator, is collaborating with Queen’s University Belfast to set up an Edge computing hub, which will be based in Belfast.

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Role of food in future health and agriculture debated at Queen’s

The Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS) at Queen’s invited leading international figures from the worlds of nutrition, health and agriculture to the University. The opportunity to join up food, farming and diet to improve public-health outcomes for a growing world population was discussed. 'Growing a Healthy Society – The Role of Food' was arranged in partnership with the Oxford Farming Conference ahead of their January 2020 event.

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Business

New entrepreneurial impact ranking places Queen's top

Commercialising research

Culture, Language & Arts

Queen's academic on National Records & Archives Council

Dr Leon Litvack

Environment and Sustainability

Transatlantic travel of endangered shark revealed

Crossing the Atlantic
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Health

Cholesterol drugs may cut lethal prostate cancer risk

Use of statins studies

Society

Royal recognition for work on Shared Education

Queen’s Anniversary Prize

Science and technology

60-year-old mystery of Sun’s magnetic waves cracked

Ground-breaking discovery

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Building a better future

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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