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Queen’s academics named 2019 Island of Ireland Fellow by Eisenhower Fellowships

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 29 March, 2019

Two academics from Queen’s University Belfast have recently been named 2019 Island of Ireland Fellows by Eisenhower Fellowships.

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Queen’s has welcomed the latest development on the Belfast Region City Deal

University News | 28 March, 2019

Queen’s University Belfast has welcomed the latest development on the Belfast Region City Deal as the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland signed the Heads of Terms.

Queen’s Researchers win major global award for solving a 5G Network Challenge

Technology | 8 March, 2019

A team of researchers at Queen’s University Belfast’s Centre for Wireless Innovation have won a global award for their work in creating a solution which will reduce the cost and complexity of 5G mobile networks.

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Science Shop celebrates 30 Years at Queen's University Belfast and Ulster University

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 20 February, 2019

A joint collaboration between Queen's University Belfast and the Ulster University, the Science Shop, which supports hundreds of community groups across Northern Ireland, today (Wednesday 20 February) celebrates its 30th anniversary.

Queen’s astrophysics expert honoured with a Royal Irish Academy Gold Medal

Recognition | 13 February, 2019

Queen’s University Belfast astrophysics expert, Professor Stephen Smartt, has been awarded a Gold Medal by the Royal Irish Academy.

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Queen's co-hosted debate on ‘The Future of the Corporation, Economy and Society’

22 January, 2019

Queen’s University, in partnership with the British Academy, recently co-hosted a debate on ‘The Future of the Corporation, Economy and Society’.

Queen's University named world's top online university brand for 2017–18

Reputation | 22 January, 2019

Queen's University Belfast has recently been judged by an independent panel to be the 'Top Overall Online Brand' among 100 top ranked universities in the world.

Queen's University Belfast marks one year of the Social Charter

Queen’s University Belfast has today re-affirmed its commitment to the principles within the Social Charter.

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.

Queen's academics visit Yale University for the Early Childhood Peace Consortium

Impact | 28 November, 2018

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Global Health Research Group on Early Childhood Development (ECD) for Peacebuilding network to meet at the Early Childhood Peace Consortium at Yale University on Thursday 29 November.

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Queen's University contributes £1.9 billion to UK economy

ECONOMY | 20 November, 2018

Queen's University Belfast contributes £1.9 billion to the UK economy, an independent analysis by London Economics has revealed.

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ECIT Director recognised for outstanding scientific contributions to computing

Recognition | 12 November, 2018

The world's largest educational and scientific computing society, ACM (the Association for Computing Machinery), has named Professor Dimitrios Nikolopoulos among 49 Distinguished Members recognised for outstanding contributions to the field.

Queen's Professor elected President of AEA-Europe

Impact | 9 November, 2018

Professor Jannette Elwood – Dean of Graduate Studies (AHSS) and Professor of Education in the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work – has been elected the next President of the Association of Educational Assessment (AEA) – Europe.

Queen's wins at Belfast Ambassador Awards

Recognition | 30 October, 2018

Three Queen's staff were recently honoured by Visit Belfast for their work in bringing major international events, worth millions to the local economy, to Belfast in the coming years.

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Awards for Queen's collaboration to improve sexual health of male prisoners

Recognition | 26 October, 2018

A collaboration involving researchers in the School of Nursing and Midwifery to improve the sexual health of men in NI's prisons has been recognised at the South Eastern Trust Chairman Awards and 2018 CIPR Northern Ireland PRide Awards.

Professor David Jones elected as Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

Recognition | 20 September, 2018

Professor David Jones, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education and Students, has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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Alan Jones elected next RIBA President, 2019-21

Impact | 19 September, 2018

Alan Jones – architect, Senior Lecturer in the School of Natural and Built Environment at Queen's, and currently the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Vice President for Education – has been elected the next RIBA President.

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Universities working together to deliver City Deal projects that make a difference

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 27 August, 2018

Ulster University and Queen's University Belfast have announced their commitment to work together to support innovation and drive economic growth across the region.

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Public Engagement with Research – Staff Consultation

Public Engagement | 6 July, 2018

Queen's is currently developing a university-wide Action Plan to bolster the institution's approach to Public Engagement with Research at the University, as Professor Paul Connolly, Interim Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Enterprise, explains:

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Queen's academic receives first US-UK Fulbright Scholarship in Social Work since 1967

Awards and Recognition | 18 June, 2018

An academic from Queen's has been awarded the first UK Fulbright Scholarship award in the discipline of Social Work for over 50 years.

Launch of Global Peace Index at Queen's

Peace Studies | 15 June, 2018

Today (Thursday, 14 June) saw the launch of the 2018 Global Peace Index and Positive Peace Framework for Northern Ireland at Riddel Hall.

Queen's opens £7.5 million advanced manufacturing technology facility facility

Technology | 13 June, 2018

Queen's has opened a new £7.5 million state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing technology facility, supporting its mission to enable more competitive supply chains with increased productivity.

CCRCB Open Day 2018

Public Engagement | 27 April, 2018

As part of Science Festival 2018, Saturday 17 February saw the third CCRCB Open Day, where Queen's welcomed visitors of all ages into the Centre to celebrate a decade of cancer research in Belfast.

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

SOCIETY | 25 April, 2018

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

Queen's University porous liquid discovery leads to new spin-out company

Science | 28 March, 2018

Scientists at Queen's, who invented a liquid that can dissolve remarkably large amounts of gas, have launched a new spin-out company Porous Liquid Technologies Ltd.

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QUEEN’S WELCOMES LISTING OF SPIN-OUT COMPANY FUSION ANTIBODIES

Business | 13 December, 2017

Queen's has welcomed the announcement that Belfast-based CRO Fusion Antibodies is to be listed on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM).

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QUEEN'S LAUNCH MBA PROGRAMME TO ENHANCE CAREER PROGRESSION

Innovation and Impact | 27 February, 2018

Queen's University has launched a new MBA programme in response to the increasing demand from employers for MBA and business school graduates.

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Queen’s launches Social Charter

Innovation and Impact | 20 November, 2017

Queen’s has become one of the first universities in the UK and Ireland to launch a ‘Social Charter’, a formal initiative reflecting the breadth and depth of the University’s local and global impact.

Queen’s success at prestigious INVENT 2017 award

Innovation and Impact | 9 October, 2017

Phion Therapeutics, a Queen’s spin-out company developed by Professor Helen McCarthy from the School of Pharmacy, was the overall winner of INVENT 2017.

MHLS welcomes Chinese students

Innovation and Impact | 8 August, 2017

Queen’s data experts team up with local company to improve road safety

Innovation and Impact | 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.

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Queen’s University Showcases Impact of Higher Education

Innovation and Impact | 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.

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Queen’s hosts Mini MBA in management and leadership for second year

Innovation and Impact | 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.

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Queen’s University signs new innovation and collaboration agreement with BBC Northern Ireland

Innovation and Impact | 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.

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Northern Ireland:Post-Brexit

Innovation and Impact | 29 March, 2017

Queen’s Architecture Students Bring Animation and Innovation to Urban Village Areas

Innovation and Impact | 14 March, 2017

Architecture students from Queen’s animated the streets of local communities throughout the five Urban Village areas for Street Society 2017.

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Queen's and Mohammad Bin Rashid University: A Partnership for Tomorrow

Innovation and Impact | 21 December, 2016

In January 2015, an academic partnership Services Agreement was signed between Queen’s and Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) to support the development and establishment of the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) in DHCC.

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Queen’s to Collaborate with Cirdan Imaging on £2m R&D Project

Innovation and Impact | 30 January, 2017

The Northern Ireland Molecular Pathology Laboratory (NIMPL) at Queen’s will collaborate with Lisburn-based Cirdan Imaging on a major multi-million pound R&D project for the precision medicine market.

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Queen’s awarded £500k for IntertradeIreland FUSION programme

Innovation and Impact | 22 March, 2017

The William J Clinton Leadership Institute at Queen’s has successfully won a renewed contract of £500k with InterTradeIreland for the next five years.

Queen’s Architecture Students Bring Animation and Innovation to Urban Village Areas

Innovation and Impact | 14 March, 2017

Architecture students from Queen’s animated the streets of local communities throughout the five Urban Village areas for Street Society 2017.