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Queen’s civil engineering students building bridges in Rwanda

20/04/2018 - Two civil engineering students from Queen’s University Belfast are getting ready to travel to Rwanda to build a 45 metre suspension bridge for 6,000 people.

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Queen's launches first cancer caregivers website

19/04/2018 - Queen’s University Belfast researchers have launched the first ever website dedicated solely to cancer caregivers.


European Solar Telescope will help us to crack mysteries of Sun – Queen’s scientist

19/04/2018 - A group of international scientists have met at Queen’s University Belfast to finalise plans for a next generation telescope which will help to crack the mysteries of the Sun.

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Queen's leads the way for ICURe's Commercialising Research Programme

17/04/2018 - Queen's University Belfast leads the way for ICURe's Commercialising Research Programme in Northern Ireland, Scotland and North of England

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Queen’s opens £14m world class Computer Science hub

The colourfully-redeveloped Computer Science Building will allow the 1,000 students reading computing-related subjects to have access to state-of-the-art facilities. The impressive design fits the requirements of our world class University and supports our outstanding students and staff in conducting leading-edge education and research, focused on the needs of global society.

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Research discovers vitamins could treat Cystic Fibrosis

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Queen's team try to break log-jam on national security

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Neptune’s journey during early planet formation

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Architecture students animate local community streets

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The Visual Voices of the Prisons Memory Archive

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CMI partnership to develop future-ready postgraduates

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Leaders from business, science and arts among Queen’s honorary graduates

Queen's awards honorary degrees to individuals who have achieved high distinction or given significant service in one or more fields of public or professional life, and who serve as ambassadors for the University and Northern Ireland around the world.
The full list of honorary degrees to be awarded is as follows:

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Key figures from the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement mark twentieth anniversary at Queen’s

13/04/2018 - Key figures from the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement gathered at Queen’s University Belfast on Tuesday, 10 April 2018 for a public event to mark 20 years on from the signing of the peace agreement.