Georgetown Symposium 2020

‘Bridging the Atlantic: Ireland and the US’ symposium

SOCIETY | 18 November, 2020

Queen’s University Belfast yesterday (Tuesday 17 November) participated in the ‘Bridging the Atlantic: Ireland and the US’ symposium.

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Queen’s celebrates 175 years of academic excellence and honours Presidents of the Learned Societies

RECOGNITION | 10 November, 2020

Queen’s is this year celebrating a very special anniversary, with 2020 marking 175 years since the establishment of the Queen's Colleges in Belfast, Cork and Galway and the beginning of the history of Queen’s University Belfast.

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Queen’s investigating how social circumstances and adversity impact health outcomes in later life

HEALTH | 9 November, 2020

Researchers from the Centre for Public Health, in collaboration with international partners, have secured a competitive grant to investigate how social circumstances and life adversity impact the epigenome and our health outcomes as we age.

US Scholars

Voting with their feet...American Scholars come to Queen's

LATEST NEWS | 3 November, 2020

On the day that an expected 140 million Americans will finally elect their next President, we celebrate Northern Ireland’s connections with the US by meeting some of the scholarship recipients presently studying at Queen’s.

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Queen’s academic and graduates receive Fulbright Awards to research and teach in the US

11 June, 2020

Irish Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development Ciarán Cannon T.D. has announced the 2020-2021 cohort of Fulbright Irish Awardees at an online celebration today.

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Queen’s University hosted virtual conference ‘Sensing Divisions’

SOCIETY | 10 June, 2020

The School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics, and the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice at Queen’s recently hosted a virtual conference exploring human divisions in society.

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Queen’s academics admitted to the Royal Irish Academy

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 25 May, 2020

Academics from Queen’s have recently been admitted as members of the Royal Irish Academy.

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Message from our Chancellor

Queen's Community | 29 April, 2020

WATCH: A video message from our Chancellor, Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton, to the Queen's community.

Dr Declan Kelly

Queen’s Honorary Graduate executive produces ‘One World: Together At Home’ global concert

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 29 April, 2020

Irish-American entrepreneur, businessman and philanthropist, Declan Kelly - Chairman and CEO of global consulting company, Teneo Holdings – was an executive producer of the recent ‘One World: Together at Home’ virtual concert.

Fulbright Scholars

Queen’s welcomes Fulbright US Scholars to the Seamus Heaney Centre

27 February, 2020

Queen’s has recently welcomed two Fulbright US Scholars to the Seamus Heaney Centre.

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Queen’s celebrates 70th Anniversary of the Helen Ramsey Turtle Scholarship

EDUCATION | 9 January, 2020

Queen’s University Belfast recently celebrated the 70th anniversary of the Helen Ramsey Turtle Scholarship, and launched the 2020 call for scholarship applications.

Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton appointed Chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast

INTERNATIONAL | 2 January, 2020

Queen's University has announced the appointment of Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton as its new Chancellor.  

Dr Katy Hayward

Queen’s Academic Briefs US Colleagues on Brexit

9 December, 2019

Dr Katy Hayward briefs academic and policy audiences on the latest developments on Brexit.

Staff and students celebrate Thanksgiving

Staff and students celebrate Thanksgiving at Queen’s

28 November, 2019

Staff and students at Queen’s University Belfast recently celebrated Thanksgiving with a special dinner at Riddel Hall.

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Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen's host showcase event in New York

CULTURE AND ARTS | 29 October, 2019

The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast hosted a showcase event to celebrate fifteen years of the Centre and to introduce new writers and initiatives.

Writer in Residence Dr Amy Hodges

Leading Academic from Belmont University Appointed Writer in Residence at the Seamus Heaney Centre

23 October, 2019

A leading academic from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee has been appointed ‘Writer in Residence for Memoir and Trauma’ at the Seamus Heaney Centre, Queen’s University.

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Academics from George Washington University visit Queen’s as part of research colloquium

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 4 October, 2019

Queen’s recently welcomed scholars from George Washington University to explore the uses of the past in divided societies.

Institute of Irish Studies welcomes Dr Brian O’Dwyer

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 25 September, 2019

The Institute of Irish Studies welcomed Irish-American political leader and activist, Dr Brian O’Dwyer, back to Queen’s as part of the institute’s Global Irish Studies initiative.

British Academy

Queen's Academic in British Academy Debate on Civil Resistance and Terrorism

SOCIETY | 23 September, 2019

Professor Richard English, from the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics and Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Internationalisation and Engagement, recently took part in a debate on civil resistance and terrorism at the British Academy.

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Queen’s welcomes George Washington University students for new Study Abroad programme

INTERNATIONAL | 11 October, 2019

Queen’s University recently welcomed the first cohort of George Washington University students as part of a new and innovative Study Abroad programme – the Global Bachelor’s Program in Peace and Conflict Studies.

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Queen’s academic finds 9/11 survivors help Social Work students in their understanding of trauma

Research | 6 September, 2019

Queen’s academic finds 9/11 survivors significantly help Social Work students in their understanding of trauma at NYU

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Queen’s students secure place on US scholarship programme

SOCIETY | 16 August, 2019

Twenty-six students from Queen’s University Belfast are off to study in the USA this month.

Dr Kieran Connell

Queen’s academic receives Fulbright Award to the US

University News | 20 June, 2019

An academic from Queen’s University has been awarded a UK Fulbright Scholarship award to study the role that US social scientists played in studying race and immigration in post-war Britain.

Washington Ireland Program 2019

Eight Queen’s University students selected as part of prestigious Washington Ireland Program

University News | 10 May, 2019

Eight students from Queen’s University will join a group of thirty-one students from across Ireland to spend this summer in the USA as part of the prestigious Washington Ireland Program (WIP).

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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.