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Harri Holkeri 2019 - Bertie Ahern

Bertie Ahern delivers annual Harri Holkeri lecture at Queen's

University News | 21 May, 2019

Bertie Ahern, former Taoiseach, delivered the annual Harri Holkeri lecture today (21 May) at Queen's University Belfast.

Queen’s research suggests glaucoma screening could save three million years of blindness in China

21 May, 2019

New research by Queen’s University has found that offering glaucoma screening in China could be highly cost-effective while reducing blindness among the population.

Research team developing “empathic” cars of the future

Research | 21 May, 2019

Graduates from Queen’s University Belfast are working with technology company Sensum to develop “empathic” machines of the future, including cars that will measure and respond to the feelings of their occupants.

Queen's delivers first Positive Peace Leadership Workshop to explore post-conflict resilience

SOCIETY | 17 May, 2019

The first Positive Peace Leadership workshop was delivered today (17 May) by the William J. Clinton Leadership Institute at Queen’s Management School in partnership with the Institute for Economics and Peace.

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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 joins innovative partnership to develop future

Healthcare and prosperity

Culture, Language & Arts

Two Academics named 2019 Island of Ireland Fellow

Eisenhower Fellowships

Environment and Sustainability

“Journeying Beyond Westeros” Medieval tourist trail

Thrones connection

Health

Sedentary lifestyle linked to 70,000 UK deaths per year

Costs NHS over £0.7bn

Society

Researchers examining history of Mother and baby homes

Appeal for volunteers

Science and technology

Wandering interstellar worlds may help form planets

‘Oumuamua

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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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