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UCAS Offer Holder Event Open Days 2019

5 February, 2019

We would like to invite you to attend our UCA's offer holder event.

Life in the gingerbread house: how fish need jellies more than we thought

Life in the gingerbread house: how fish need | 21 March, 2019


New International Partnership for Vietnamese Students

14 March, 2019

Queen’s University Belfast and Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology have developed a new partnership creating a pathway for students to achieve a BSc in Food Quality, Safety and Nutrition.

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Royal Society of Biology Accreditation

7 March, 2019

A number of degree courses at the School of Biological Sciences and IGFS have been granted the prestigious status of being formally accredited by the Royal Society of Biology.

From Waste to Worth - FWtW An international educational programme

Opportunity | 14 February, 2019

Applications are now open for “From Waste to Worth”! If you are a student at Queen’s, you can participate in this EIT Food project where through international teamwork and scientific exchange, you will create a waste database protype.

Summer Graduation - Tell your story

8 May, 2018

Are you graduating and have an interesting story to tell?


Queen’s scholarship recipients highlight outstanding research

4 May, 2018

Top Queen’s University PhD students Erin Magee and Nathan Clarke received scholarships of £2,500 each to support their exciting and potentially far-reaching research projects.

Mairead Connor Young Irish Microbiologist of the Year

Mairéad Connor - Young Irish Microbiologist of the Year

17 July, 2017

Congratulations to Mairéad Connor who won the Young Irish Microbiologist of the Year for her talk on Clostridium difficile

Members of staff from the school of Biological Sciences collecting their Athena Swan Gold Award

School of Biological Sciences Retain Athena SWAN Gold Award for Excellence in Gender Equality

7 October, 2016

Congratulations to the School of Biological Sciences who have been awarded a prestigious Athena SWAN Gold award, in recognition of its outstanding progress promoting gender equality & addressing the unequal representation of women in science

Unveiling the foundation stone for the new Biological Sciences Building


9 June, 2016

Today Queen’s University Belfast unveiled the foundation stone for its new £39 million School of Biological Sciences Building.


5 May, 2016

A world-leading expert in animal agriculture and associated supply chains has been appointed Director of Queen’s Institute for Global Food Security. Professor Nigel Scollan will take up the post on 1 September 2016.

Young Academy Programme

21 April, 2016

The school of Biological Sciences hosted “Young Academy” students from schools across the province, in conjunction with the QUB Widening Participation Unit, on the 13th of April 2016.

Battling the alien invaders in our waters

Beneath the rippling surface of the world’s lakes and rivers, a struggle is going on and Professor Jaimie Dick is fighting to influence its outcome.