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SOCIETY | 17 May, 2022

Professor Liam Kennedy, who specialises in Irish political and religious demography, has released his latest book entitled 'Irish religious censuses of the 1760s: Catholics and Protestants in eighteenth-century Ireland'.

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SOCIETY | 17 May, 2022

Trauma experts from Queen’s University are working with clinicians in Ukraine and Poland who are supporting people experiencing PTSD due to war.

Technology | 17 May, 2022

A new £58 million Global Innovation Institute (GII) is on course to open in Belfast by 2025.

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Sustainability | 13 May, 2022

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast will play an integral role in a new £7.7m collaborative project, aiming to change how important parts of the UK’s infrastructure are monitored and maintained.

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Belfast Region City Deal

The University’s central involvement in the £1 billion Belfast Region City Deal (BRCD) further cements our role in supporting and accelerating economic growth in Northern Ireland.

Queen’s, together with Ulster University, is leading on the development of the Innovation strand: a suite of five projects with a common thread of digital innovation, which will receive over £200m capital funding via the Deal.

We are driving projects that will foster innovation across key sectors including data science, creative industries, advanced manufacturing and health, and help ensure a talent pipeline of equipped, future ready graduates to meet demand

Find out more about City Deal

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A better and more Sustainable Future for all

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a blueprint for achieving a “better and more sustainable future for all” by 2030.

Queen’s has long been committed to enriching society both locally and globally, and has been involved in proactively and holistically addressing the global challenges we face. 

Sustainability is more than what we do, it is embedded in the culture and fabric of Queen’s, ensuring it underpins our work and vision.

We understand the key role universities have in nurturing a culture of sustainability and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through research and education. 

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INSTALLATION OF THE UNIVERSITY CHANCELLOR

SECRETARY HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton is the University’s 11th and first female Chancellor. An internationally recognised public servant, Secretary Clinton has strong links with Queen’s and Northern Ireland, especially because of her outstanding contribution to peace and reconciliation in Northern Ireland. In October 2018, she received an Honorary Degree from the University for her exceptional public service. She is a strong advocate for Northern Ireland and an inspirational role model for the Queen’s community.

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Shaping A Better World
VIRTUAL ACADEMIC DEBATE AND DISCUSSION

Amidst this period of global change and uncertainty, academics at Queen’s are at the heart of local, national and international efforts to expand our knowledge of the pandemic and in helping society to comprehend a way forward.

Vibrant academic debate and discussion continues at Queen’s, virtually. Here we share a range of recent virtual conferences, podcasts and articles.

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