13 November, 2017
An historian from Queen’s has released a new book which surveys early twentieth-century predictions about future developments in technology and their potential impacts on the way we live.
Science | 15 December, 2017
Scientists at Queen’s have led worldwide investigations into a mysterious object that passed close to Earth after arriving from deep interstellar space.
Honorary Graduands Winter 2017 | 14 December, 2017
Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell is receiving an Honorary Degree at Queen’s University Belfast today.
BUSINESS | 11 December, 2017
Queen’s University has launched a new MBA programme in response to the increasing demand from employers for MBA and business school graduates.
SOCIETY | 7 December, 2017
Researchers from Queen’s University have launched findings from a research study examining the everyday life experiences of asylum seekers and refugees in Northern Ireland.
Environment and Energy | 6 December, 2017
An oriental plane tree of ancient Greek descent based at Queen’s University and Belfast City Hospital has been crowned the Woodland Trust’s Northern Ireland ‘Tree of the Year’.
CULTURE AND ARTS | 6 December, 2017
Best known for his powerful work written in response to the AIDS epidemic, multi-award winning American poet Mark Doty has accepted the invitation to be the first Seamus Heaney International Visiting Poetry Fellow at Queen’s University.
Technology | 5 December, 2017
The next generation of engineers from the UK and China have met in Beijing to develop new technical and creative skills that will help them to solve global challenges.
Health | 4 December, 2017
A £10million Centre of Excellence in Precision Medicine was launched today by Invest Northern Ireland and Queen’s University Belfast.
Society | 23 November, 2017
A research report on public attitudes entitled, ‘Bonfires, Flags, Identity and Cultural Traditions’, has been released by ARK, a joint initiative between Queen’s and Ulster University.
Technology | 30 November, 2017
Queen’s University Belfast and PwC have announced today that a flagship national technology degree apprenticeship will be extended to Northern Ireland.
SOCIETY | 28 November, 2017
Academic experts from Queen’s University are presenting a report in Brussels today (Tuesday 28 November) which has found that Brexit poses deep risks for the 1998 Agreement that is the foundation of the peace process in Northern Ireland.
Health | 27 November, 2017
Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast today (27 November) launched the preliminary findings of the Northern Ireland Cohort for the Longitudinal Study of Ageing (the “NICOLA” Study).
Technology | 22 November, 2017
A £5m multi-university Research Institute to improve hardware security and reduce vulnerability to cyber threats has been launched at the Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT), Queen's University Belfast.
Society | 17 November, 2017
Queen’s University becomes one of the first universities in UK and Ireland to launch a ‘Social Charter’, a formal initiative reflecting the breadth and depth of the University’s local and global impact.
Technology | 15 November, 2017
A researcher at Queen’s University Belfast has been awarded the 2017 Newton Prize in Vietnam for his work designing a wireless communications system which can withstand natural disasters such as an earthquake, tsunami or hurricane.
Science and Technology | 13 November, 2017
Astronomers at Queen’s University Belfast have discovered a new type of fiery explosion in a distant galaxy.
CULTURE AND ARTS | 13 November, 2017
Queen’s will host Northern Ireland’s first ever Being Human hub as part of the 2017 Being Human Festival, the UK’s national festival of the humanities.
SOCIETY | 10 November, 2017
Queen’s University and the Irish Central Border Area Network (ICBAN) have published a new report which has found that Brexit is already having an effect on local communities in the Central Border Region of Ireland/Northern Ireland.
CULTURE AND ARTS | 8 November, 2017
An historian from Queen’s is launching a new biography on John Owen, advisor to Oliver Cromwell and one of the most important religious leaders in the Puritan Revolution.
Health | 2 November, 2017
Queen’s University Belfast are taking part in a global trial to test whether exercise should be prescribed to treat patients with advanced prostate cancer
Health | 2 November, 2017
Researchers at Queen's University Belfast have been awarded £1.4m to co-lead a "game changing" study on prostate cancer.
Science | 31 October, 2017
A giant planet – the existence of which was previously thought extremely unlikely – has been discovered by an international collaboration of astronomers, including Queen’s University Belfast researchers.
Science and Technology | 27 October, 2017
A Queen’s University Belfast scientist is leading an international team in studying a new visitor to our solar system - the first known comet or asteroid to visit us from another star.
Health | 26 October, 2017
Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast are set to receive over £800,000 to find ways to improve treatment for people with bowel cancer that could help more people survive the disease.
Science and Technology | 24 October, 2017
A researcher at Queen’s University Belfast has been shortlisted for the 2017 Newton Prize after he created a robust wireless communications system which can battle through an earthquake, tsunami or hurricane.
BUSINESS | 23 October, 2017
Queen’s Management School and the Chief Executives’ Club at Queen’s University Belfast recently hosted leading Cyber Security expert, Mr Ciaran Martin, Chief Executive of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).
Science | 16 October, 2017
A Queen’s University Belfast scientist has led an international team to a historic and ground-breaking discovery, proving that a burst of gravitational waves detected in August came from a smash up of two neutron stars.
BUSINESS | 12 October, 2017
Northern Ireland’s first financial Trading Room, based in Queen’s Management School, has announced a new sponsorship partner.
CULTURE AND ARTS | 11 October, 2017
The first Children’s Writing Fellow for Northern Ireland has launched a new creative writing project for primary school children entitled, ‘Head over Heels’.
10 October, 2017
Queen’s University’s Pathway Opportunity Programme, which offers guidance and support to encourage progression to University, has received a welcome boost from Antrim-based Kilwaughter Minerals Ltd, one of Northern Ireland’s leading manufacturers.
Science and technology | 5 October, 2017
Belfast is set to host a major international conference in 2021 after a successful pitch led by Professor Brian Falzon from Queen’s University Belfast.
SOCIETY | 6 October, 2017
A new research study by Queen’s University launched today (Friday, 6 October 2017) in partnership with six other UK-based universities has found significant inequalities in child welfare across the UK.
Sustainable energy | 5 October, 2017
Renewable energy experts at Queen’s have teamed up with industry partners from across the globe to work on a research project worth over €2 million, which demonstrates battery-based energy storage on the Irish grid.
Health | 25 September, 2017
Duchess of Gloucester Meets Prostate Cancer Patients at Queen’s Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology
Health | 15 September, 2017
New research from Queen’s University Belfast has unveiled the changing patterns of lung cancer, the most common cause of cancer death in women in Northern Ireland.
Food security | 14 September, 2017
An exciting new partnership has been launched between The Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS) at Queen’s University Belfast and multinational company Waters Corporation to promote food safety at a global level.
Science and Technology | 14 September, 2017
An astronomer at Queen’s University Belfast, working with a team of international researchers, has detected titanium oxide in an exoplanet atmosphere for the first time, revealing incredible information about WASP-19b.
Environment and Energy | 11 September, 2017
A tree based at the Belfast City Hospital and Queen’s University has made it to the final of the Woodland Trust’s Northern Ireland ‘Tree of the Year’ competition.
Education | 13 September, 2017
CME Group Foundation has announced it will provide strategic support and grants to Queen’s University for the development of an educational programme to train computing and coding teachers.
BUSINESS | 13 September, 2017
Queen’s have awarded Irish-American entrepreneur, businessman and philanthropist Declan Kelly, Chairman and CEO of global consulting company, Teneo Holdings an Honorary Professorship at Queen’s Management School.
Science | 13 September, 2017
Experts at Queen’s University Belfast have designed a flexible and organic alternative to the rigid batteries that power-up medical implants.
13 September, 2017
Queen’s University Belfast will be the first University in the UK to use a new birthing simulator to train midwives through the pregnancy process from scan to birth.
11 September, 2017
The sun’s largest solar flare in more than 12 years – and the eighth largest since modern records began in 1996 – has been captured in high detail by a team of researchers from Queen’s University Belfast and the University of Sheffield.
Science | 8 September, 2017
A group of scientists from Queen’s University Belfast and the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research in Germany have looked at how an alien observer might be able to detect Earth using our own methods.
7 September, 2017
Queen’s University presented Dr Gillian Millar from the Harland Medical Practice in Belfast with the Robin Harland Prize for Excellence in Teaching for Undergraduate Medical Education.
Science | 7 September, 2017
A group of researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have discovered a stretchy miracle material that could be used to create highly resistant smart devices and scratch-proof paint for cars.
7 September, 2017
Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have discovered that aspirin could reverse the effects of tooth decay resulting in a reduction in the need for fillings. Currently about 7 million fillings are provided by the NHS each year in England alone.
Engineering and Physical Sciences | 25 August, 2017
Mike Brown, Commissioner of Transport for London, has visited the innovative William Wright Technology Centre at Queen’s University Belfast.
18 August, 2017
New research by Queen’s University Belfast hopes to go some way in helping Team Sky make history at this year’s Vuelta a España.
4 August, 2017
Queen’s University was delighted to host the first official visit by the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to Northern Ireland on Friday, 4 August 2017.
28 July, 2017
Queen’s University Belfast is taking part in a UK-wide trial to investigate whether a drug normally used to treat high blood pressure could also slow down the progression of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD).
Psychology | 27 July, 2017
Regret plays a crucial role in helping children to make better decisions, according to research from Queen’s University Belfast.
Science | 26 July, 2017
A researcher at Queen’s University Belfast has discovered a way to convert dirty aluminium foil into a biofuel catalyst, which could help to solve global waste and energy problems.
24 July, 2017
Queen's University has received funding of over €9.3 million from the SEUPB, that will create a ‘virtual centre of competence’ to support cross-border research into bio-energy and marine-based renewable energy sources.
SOCIETY | 17 July, 2017
An interdisciplinary research team from the Centre for Evidence and Social Innovation (CESI) at Queen's University Belfast has been awarded a £2m grant.
SOCIETY | 18 July, 2017
A new research study by Queen’s University has found that students want more choice and fairness when it comes to their GCSE experience.
Honorary Graduands Summer 2017 | 5 July, 2017
John Rainey and John Agnew are receiving Honorary Degrees at Queen’s University Belfast today.
Honorary Graduands Summer 2017 | 4 July, 2017
Joe Sloan, Professor Mary E. Daly and Sir Malcolm McKibbin are receiving Honorary Degrees at Queen’s University Belfast today.
12 May, 2017
Queen’s University Belfast has signed a new agreement with BBC Northern Ireland, which is aimed at supporting the latest research and stimulating innovation for cutting edge broadcasting.
15 June, 2017
Queen’s University Belfast and the All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care (AIIHPC) have developed a new resource to help carers providing support to a person who needs palliative care.
Technology | 15 June, 2017
Data analytics experts at Queen’s University Belfast have teamed up with local company See.Sense to create an intelligent bike light, which could help to improve road safety.
Technology | 14 June, 2017
Queen’s researchers have discovered a new way to create extremely thin electrically conducting sheets, which could revolutionise the tiny electronic devices that control everything from smart phones to banking and medical technology.
14 June, 2017
The Institute for Global Food Security at Queen’s University Belfast will lead one of the world’s largest food safety projects across Europe and China.
Technology | 1 June, 2017
A Queen’s University researcher has led an international team of scientists to the discovery of a new material, which could finally bring an end to the misery of cracked smartphone and tablet screens.
SOCIETY | 31 May, 2017
An international research network, led by the Centre for Evidence and Social Innovation (CESI) at Queen’s University Belfast, in partnership with UNICEF, Yale, Harvard and New York University (NYU), has been launched today (Wednesday 31 May).
30 May, 2017
Investment in higher education is essential to the creation of a competitive knowledge economy, based on skills and innovation, which will underpin the growth and prosperity of Belfast and Northern Ireland.
23 May, 2017
A coalition of global leaders in cancer research led by Professor Mark Lawler, Queen's University Belfast has called for the worldwide sharing of cancer data to save lives.
Technology | 18 May, 2017
Invest Northern Ireland has offered the Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) at Queen’s £5.5m of assistance to support the next stage of its research strategy.
Health | 18 May, 2017
A new technology which could save thousands of lives in Intensive Care Units is being taken forward by researchers at Queen’s University Belfast in one of the biggest clinical trials in the world in the area of respiratory failure.
BUSINESS | 15 May, 2017
Queen’s University Belfast has launched its Mini MBA for the second year running, which will give participants an insight into today’s modern business world.
Environment and Energy | 15 May, 2017
Queen’s University Belfast has reinforced its commitment to environmental sustainability by joining other universities across the globe in aspiring to disinvest from fossil fuels.
Technology | 9 May, 2017
The cyber security industry is on course to generate salaries of £60 million per annum in Northern Ireland, Queen’s University’s Professor Sir John McCanny has revealed during a major Summit in Belfast today.
8 May, 2017
The European Commission has highlighted the significance of a multimillion pound research project, led by Queen’s University Belfast, in tackling multidrug resistant infections.
4 May, 2017
Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have found that almost half of baby rice food products contain illegal levels of inorganic arsenic despite new regulations set by the EU
CULTURE AND ARTS | 5 May, 2017
County Down based children’s author Myra Zepf has been appointed as the first Children’s Writing Fellow, a prestigious new position created in honour of Seamus Heaney and his contribution to literature.
SOCIETY | 13 April, 2017
Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have been awarded Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Brexit Priority Grants, for research into the impact and consequences of Brexit in Northern Ireland.
12 April, 2017
A group of UK Russell Group Universities, led by Queen’s University Belfast, have met with the top nine engineering institutions in China, in a bid to build major collaborations around research and education.
12 April, 2017
Six Queen’s students have been selected for the prestigious Washington Ireland Programme (WIP) 2017 to build the next generation of leaders across Northern Ireland and Ireland.
11 April, 2017
Queen’s has launched its “Pathway to Opportunities,” a dedicated programme of support offered to Year 13 and 14 students to encourage their progression into University.
SOCIETY | 7 April, 2017
Queen’s University and AWARE, the national depression charity for Northern Ireland, announce a new online support service for adults with depression to mark World Health Day (Friday 7 April).
Environment and Energy | 14 March, 2017
Architecture students from Queen’s University animated the streets of local communities throughout the five Urban Village areas for Street Society 2017.
Business | 6 April, 2017
The Graduate School at Queen’s University has recently gained accreditation as a skills development provider for the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).
Science and Technology | 4 April, 2017
A Queen's University expert has made a major discovery on the formation of icy bodies within the Kuiper Belt, unlocking unique evidence that Neptune's movement during early planet formation was a "smooth and calm" journey.
Culture and Arts | 4 April, 2017
A team of researchers, led by Queen’s University Belfast, have today launched a document designed to help politicians overcome the impasse on national security and dealing with the past in Northern Ireland.
Science and Technology | 4 April, 2017
CSIT – a major hub for research and innovation in electronic engineering and cyber security – has successfully retained its ‘Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research’ status which was first awarded in 2012.
CULTURE AND ARTS | 29 March, 2017
Queen’s University in partnership with the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI), and the Prison Memory Archive (PMA) Management Group, will today (Wednesday 29 March) launch The Visual Voices of the Prison Memory Archive project.
27 March, 2017
Researchers have discovered why antibiotics for treating people with cystic fibrosis are becoming less effective and how fat soluble vitamins might offer a viable solution.
24 March, 2017
A potential new drug to tackle the highly aggressive ‘triple negative’ breast cancer – and a nanoparticle to deliver it directly into the cancer cells – has been developed by UK researchers.
Science & Technology | 1 April, 2014
The first-ever perfume delivery system to ensure the more a person sweats, the better they will smell, has been developed by scientists at Queen’s University Belfast.
Health | 13 March, 2017
Queen’s University Belfast scientists have discovered that specific cells from the immune system are key players in brain repair.
CULTURE AND ARTS | 13 March, 2017
On Friday, 10 March, Queen’s University hosted the launch of a seminal new study of civil wars by the distinguished Harvard historian, Professor David Armitage, 'Civil Wars: A History in Ideas'.
Culture and Arts | 8 March, 2017
A new Children’s Writing Fellow is to be appointed by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry at Queen’s University Belfast in memory of Seamus Heaney and his contribution to literature.
Health | 7 March, 2017
The Queen’s University Northern Ireland Cancer Registry (NICR) today released the number of new cancer cases diagnosed (incidence) in Northern Ireland in 2015.
Society | 28 February, 2017
A new study has revealed significant inequalities in child welfare across the UK. A huge postcode disparity shows children in the least deprived areas are more likely to become involved in the child protection system.
Health | 24 February, 2017
Queen’s University experts have joined with leading academics from across the UK to explore the risks facing cancer care, treatment and research in a post-Brexit world.
SOCIETY | 20 February, 2017
The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) has announced that it is continuing funding for the five First World War Engagement Centres set up as part of the nation’s commemoration of the Centenary of the conflict.
Health | 16 February, 2017
Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have discovered why a lethal superbug is so resistant to the last line antibiotic meaning potential treatments could now be developed to fight the killer infection.
Health | 15 February, 2017
New research reveals men and young adults the least able when it comes to planning meals and cooking from scratch.
Health | 9 February, 2017
An international team of researchers from Queen’s, University College London and the University of Alabama at Birmingham have developed a cell culture model that could help to develop earlier treatment strategies for AMD.
Science and Technology | 8 February, 2017
A group of UK Russell Group Universities, led by Queen’s University Belfast, has been selected to build major collaborations with the top ten engineering institutions in China.
Science & Technology | 8 February, 2017
Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have made a breakthrough in discovering how to lower worrying levels of arsenic in rice that is eaten all over the world.
Society | 7 February, 2017
Lloyds Banking Group has joined forces with Queen’s University Belfast to launch the Lloyds Scholars programme in Northern Ireland, offering a range of support to 15 undergraduates.
Health | 3 February, 2017
Many herbal supplements contain hidden pharmaceutical ingredients that could be causing serious health risks, according to a Queen’s University expert.
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | 31 January, 2017
Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have developed state-of-the-art simulation tools which will help to improve the safety of the latest generation of carbon fibre airplanes, formula one racing cars and future lightweight family cars.
Health | 30 January, 2017
The Northern Ireland Molecular Pathology Laboratory (NIMPL) at Queen’s University will collaborate with Lisburn-based Cirdan Imaging on a major multi-million pound R&D project for the precision medicine market.
Health | 26 January, 2017
Queen’s University Belfast has secured €2.4 million funding under the European Union’s INTERREG VA Programme for a pioneering cross-border research project, designed to better understand and alleviate the impact of lung disease.
Queen's Sport | 25 January, 2017
With the Lions set to tour New Zealand in the summer, Queen’s University Rugby Club will host a Gala Dinner on Friday 21 April 2017 in the Whitla Hall to celebrate the 20 players that have represented the University and the Lions.
EU Referendum Paper | 16 January, 2017
Queen's have published an EU Exit Institutional Position Paper which sets out the key issues arising from the referendum result which will impact the University.
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