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Research suggests pope did not do enough to address abuse in Ireland – Queen’s University Belfast

16/10/2018 - A research study from Queen’s University Belfast has revealed that the majority of Irish people believe that Pope Francis did not do enough to address clerical abuse during his recent papal visit to Ireland.


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Queen’s to collaborate with international partners on major European Southern Observatory project

16/10/2018 - Queen’s University Belfast is collaborating with international partners to build and operate a new cutting-edge instrument for the European Southern Observatory.

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Former US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton receives Honorary Degree

10/10/2018 - Former US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has today (Wednesday 10 October) received an honorary degree from Queen’s.

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Constitutional uncertainty and political disputes will put Green Brexit at risk

10/10/2018 - A research study from Queen’s University Belfast has found that a Green Brexit could be under threat without greater cooperation between devolved nations and the UK government.

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£32m Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine opens

The iconic and world class building is supporting the expansion of experimental medicine – an institutional priority for the University.
The state-of-the-art building is made up of high-tech laboratories placed around a central, spacious and light-filled atrium. This facilitates a collaborative working environment enabling Queen’s researchers to tackle global health issues and improve patient outcomes.

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Basking sharks speed and strength surprise

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Northern Ireland: Post-Brexit

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ESRC Festival of Social Science at Queen's

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adults over 50 who were breastfed as babies earn more

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Brexit will harm UK cancer research and people's health

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Pope did not do enough - survey reveals

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Major European Southern Observatory Project at Queen's

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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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