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New approach to bowel cancer analysis could lead to better prognosis for patients

Health | 17 December, 2018

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have discovered a new way to analyse bowel cancer tumours, which could lead to more personalised treatments and better prognosis for patients.

Work of late Queen's Professor Frank Pantridge celebrated for transformational impact

University News | 6 December, 2018

An invention by the late Frank Pantridge, a past Professor from Queen’s and cardiology consultant in Belfast, has been named as one of the UK’s 100 best breakthroughs for its significant impact on people’s everyday lives.

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Professor David Armitage delivers the Annual Frank Wright Lecture at Queen's

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 10 December, 2018

World-leading Historian, Professor David Armitage recently delivered the annual Frank Wright lecture at Queen's.

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Queen’s research finds electoral reforms did not cause the rise of Sinn Féin in 1918

SOCIETY | 4 December, 2018

A research study from Queen’s University Belfast has found that the 1918 electoral reforms in Britain and Ireland did not cause Sinn Féin’s subsequent electoral victory, as previously proposed.

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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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Business

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

Health

calcifications in the eye increase risk of AMD

Ground-breaking discovery

Society

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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