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Matt Hancock MP Visit

Queen’s University welcomes Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

University News | 22 March, 2019

Secretary of State for Health, Matt Hancock MP, has met with academics from Queen’s University Belfast and representatives from the food industry in Northern Ireland.

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Leaders from the world of business, science, sport, academia and the arts named Honorary Graduates

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 22 March, 2019

Queen's University Belfast has named leading figures from the world of business, science, sport, academia and the arts Honorary Graduates in 2019.


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

Life in the gingerbread house: how fish need | 20 March, 2019

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have coined jellyfish, ‘the gingerbread house’, conveying their newly discovered role in providing both food and shelter to fish.

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Queen’s University part of US-Ireland Tripartite Collaboration to research cardiovascular technology

The Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology (CCRCB) at Queens University Belfast has been selected as part of a US-Ireland tripartite center-to-center (C2C) collaboration to develop smart cardiovascular repair technologies.

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Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton receives Honorary Degree

Secretary Clinton was awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws (LLD) for her exceptional public service in the USA and globally, and for her outstanding contribution to peace and reconciliation in Northern Ireland. At the honorary graduation ceremony Secretary Clinton addressed the audience of staff and students from the University, talking about the political situation in Northern Ireland; the peace process and Good Friday Agreement; Brexit and democracy.

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Queen's a Gold Standard Cycle Friendly Employer

International recognition

Culture, Language & Arts

Iain Archer, Lucy Caldwell and Lisa McGee

Seamus Heaney Fellows

Environment and Sustainability

Better accident reporting could save lives

Road traffic research


calcifications in the eye increase risk of AMD

Ground-breaking discovery


Why belief in 'Limbo' has disappeared in recent decades

Prof Kennedy explains

Science and technology

£14m Government funding for precision medicine

Advancing excellence

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Queen’s University contributes £1.9 billion to UK economy

An independent analysis by London Economics showed Queen's economic contribution represents an economic benefit to cost ratio of 6:1.
It also found that Queen’s University employs 3,700 staff and supports a further 2,570 jobs across the UK.
The ‘Economic Impact Report’ highlighted that the public purse benefits by an average of £101,000 per each of the university’s full-time undergraduate students, who graduate each year.

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