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HEALTH | 13 May, 2021

Researchers are set to test innovative approaches to a major new UK-wide study that will follow babies born in the 2020s over many decades to understand how societal circumstances and events affect them.

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HEALTH | 12 May, 2021

This International Nurses Day Queen’s University Belfast, The Open University and Ulster University have come together to celebrate the diversity of the nursing profession and promote nursing as a career for all.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 11 May, 2021

President and Vice-Chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast, Professor Ian Greer, has welcomed the Economic Vision for Northern Ireland announced today by Economy Minister Diane Dodds.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 11 May, 2021

The Chief Executives’ Club at Queen’s University Belfast hosted ‘Reflections on female leadership’, an in-conversation event with the three women who hold the top political and administrative roles in Northern Ireland.

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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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Supporting global efforts

Our research and expertise has contributed to the global fight against COVID-19: our scientists have been working on therapies for SARS-CoV2; our researchers have led leading clinical trials and our data / informatics teams and social sciences academics across a range of disciplines are working to support a better understanding of the social and economic impact of the pandemic.

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International and local impact in cyber security

The Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) at Queen’s University is being used by the UK Government as a case study on how investment in research, development and innovation can deliver economic impact to the surrounding area and beyond.
CSIT aims to couple major research breakthroughs in the field of secure information technologies, with a unique model of innovation to drive economic and societal impact, and achieves this through world-class research, new value and venture creation and entrepreneurial approach in the area of cyber security.

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Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton appointed Chancellor of Queen’s University

Secretary Clinton, who received an honorary doctorate from Queen’s in October 2018, has become the University’s 11th and first female Chancellor.
Accepting the position, Secretary Clinton, said: “It is a great privilege to become the Chancellor of Queen’s University, a place I have great fondness for and have grown a strong relationship with over the years. The University is making waves internationally for its research and impact and I am proud to be an ambassador and help grow its reputation for excellence.”
Secretary Clinton will serve as the University’s new Chancellor, for a period of five years, with effect from 1 January 2020.

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