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COVID-19 (Coronavirus): Guidance for staff and students

GUIDANCE | 26 February, 2020

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, Queen’s University Belfast has produced the following guidance for our staff and students.

Research shows significance of native predators to naturally restore ecosystem

Science | 26 February, 2020

A new research study led by Queen’s University highlights the crucial role that recovering native predators can play in conserving the natural ecosystem.

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English Heritage visits Queen’s

RESEARCH | 26 February, 2020

Queen’s recently hosted English Heritage - one of the UK’s leading cultural and heritage organisations – as part of a visit to look at how best the organisation can engage with our academics and researchers.

Prestigious UK Honour for Queen's University's Shared Education

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 21 February, 2020

Queen's University Belfast has been awarded the prestigious Queen's Anniversary Prize for the seventh time, for its work on Shared Education.

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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, will 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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Business

Safer and faster security scanners at airports

Ground-breaking research

Culture, Language & Arts

JAM awarded Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation funding

“unlock hidden talent"

Environment and Sustainability

Transatlantic travel of endangered shark revealed

Crossing the Atlantic

Health

Brain tumour research helps future precision medicine

Diagnosis and treatment

Society

Royal recognition for work on Shared Education

Queen’s Anniversary Prize

Science and technology

Queen’s and Rakuten Mobile to set up Edge Computing hub

Internet use revolution

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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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