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Risk of death or developing cancer is lowest in light alcohol drinkers – Queen’s University research

20/06/2018 - A study, led by Dr Andrew Kunzmann from Queen’s University, has found the combined risk of death and developing a number of cancers is lowest in light drinkers, consuming less than one drink per day, and increases with each additional drink per week.

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New research reveals British Isles buried under ice sheets from 2.5 million years ago

18/06/2018 - Breakthrough research has revealed the British Isles were repeatedly submerged under an ice sheet extending to the centre of the North Sea over a million years earlier than previously thought.

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Queen's University researchers make pneumonia breakthrough

15/06/2018 - A chance conversation between researchers at Queen’s University Belfast led to their combined expertise in developing a ground-breaking approach for the treatment of pneumonia.

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Brexit already impacting communities on either side of Irish border according to Queen’s research

14/06/2018 - A major new research report published today (Friday, 15 June) by researchers from Queen’s, presents findings from a large scale study of views on Brexit from local communities in the Central Border Region of Ireland/Northern Ireland.

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Queen’s opens £14m world class Computer Science hub

The colourfully-redeveloped Computer Science Building will allow the 1,000 students reading computing-related subjects to have access to state-of-the-art facilities. The impressive design fits the requirements of our world class University and supports our outstanding students and staff in conducting leading-edge education and research, focused on the needs of global society.

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Research discovers vitamins could treat Cystic Fibrosis

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Queen's team try to break log-jam on national security

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Neptune’s journey during early planet formation

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Architecture students animate local community streets

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The Visual Voices of the Prisons Memory Archive

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CMI partnership to develop future-ready postgraduates

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Leaders from business, science and arts among Queen’s honorary graduates

Queen's awards honorary degrees to individuals who have achieved high distinction or given significant service in one or more fields of public or professional life, and who serve as ambassadors for the University and Northern Ireland around the world.
The full list of honorary degrees to be awarded is as follows:

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Key figures from the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement mark twentieth anniversary at Queen’s

13/04/2018 - Key figures from the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement gathered at Queen’s University Belfast on Tuesday, 10 April 2018 for a public event to mark 20 years on from the signing of the peace agreement.