Centre for Public Health

Improving health through physical activity and improved diet Improving health through physical activity and improved diet
Empowering research Empowering research
Addressing global key public health issues Addressing global key public health issues
Promoting innovation Promoting innovation
Discovery always starts somewhere Discovery always starts somewhere


£1 million investment in research for ageing population

The Centre for Ageing Research and Development in Ireland has announced the appointment of five post-doctoral Fellows in a £1million investment to develop future leaders in research on ageing...

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Adam Douglas - Award winner at the Irish Society of Human Genetics

Congratulations to Adam Douglas, an intercalated medical student who undertook his MRes research project with Professor Peter Maxwell and Dr Amy-Jayne McKnight after a CPH summer studentship last...

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Boost for cancer prevention research

Queen’s University scientists are helping to spearhead a new £6 million initiative to find better ways to prevent cancer. The new initiative, led by Cancer Research UK with matching...

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Biological insights from 108 schizophrenia-associated genetic loci

25 years work on the genetics of schizophrenia at Queens University by a group led by Dr Tony O'Neill of the Centre for Public Health has resulted in a multicountry study examining the genetics of...

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Queen’s seeks volunteers to enjoy a taste of the Mediterranean

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast are calling for volunteers to take part in a new study to find out how best to support people in adopting a Mediterranean-style diet and change their...

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Staff Member - IY   

Prof Ian Young
Professor of Medicine