Professor Frank Pantridge, dubbed, “The Father of Emergency Medicine”, who graduated from the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences in 1939, invented the first portable defibrillator.
Did you know that rice contains high levels of arsenic which can cause a range of health problems? Professor Andy Meharg, , Institute for Global Food Security has developed a simple and cost effective new technology which removes arsenic from rice, and has the potential to save millions of people from life threatening medical illnesses.
Professor Stuart Elborn, developed the world’s first effective treatment for the disease, described by the US FDA as 'a revolution in how we treat patients in the future'.
She invented a high speed silicon security chip that is used in more than 100 million TV set-top boxes.
Professor Alan Fitzsimmons and his colleagues at Queens' Astrophysics Research Centre, played a major role in the first ever comet landing, calculating the measurements of the comet to ensure the most likely chance of success, as part of the Rosetta Space Mission.
The wristband, which uses a kind of “smart ink” that reacts with ultraviolet light from the sun to change colour at a speed that depends on the wearer’s skin type, was rewarded with Royal Academy of Engineering Enterprise Fellowship.
Our partnership with the global company PETRONAS is employing green chemistry to remove harmful mercury, helping the oil and gas industry to become safer and more environmentally friendly.
Professor Joanne Hughes, Director of the Centre for Shared Education, has been appointed the first ‘UNESCO Chair on Globalising a Shared Education Model for Improving Relations in Divided Societies’.
A team led by Professor Michael Alcorn, from Queen’s Sonic Arts Research Centre, developed revolutionary new surround sound techniques for cinema that were used in films such as Jurassic Park.
NSPCC NI and Queen’s University held a seminar to promote research showing a whole system approach to better mental health will help protect children in care.
Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have called for earlier diagnosis of autism on the back of increasing evidence that earlier interventions have more positive outcomes, arguing that early support can improve quality of life for children with autistic spectrum and their familiesFull story
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