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Queen’s Centre for Secure Information Technologies profiled in newly published government roadmap

3 July, 2020

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.

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Inspirational Queen’s student battles illness to achieve graduation success

GRADUATION | 3 July, 2020

Siobhan, aged 22 from Brookeborough in County Fermanagh, has overcome the odds this year to graduate with a Master’s in Pharmacy, despite being diagnosed with head and neck cancer in October 2019.

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Brave student’s graduation tribute to dad who died from COVID-19

GRADUATION | 3 July, 2020

Nicola Ward, aged 22 from Cabra in County Down, will graduate today with a Master’s of Pharmacy degree (MPharm) with First Class Honours from the School of Pharmacy from Queen’s University.

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The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s announce Laura Scott as the 2020 Poetry Prize winner

CULTURE AND ARTS | 2 July, 2020

The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast has announced the winner of the 2020 Poetry Prize for a First Collection, supported by the Atlantic Philanthropies.

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Shaping A Better World: 2020 And Beyond


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

Queen's University Belfast has been awarded the prestigious Queen's Anniversary Prize for the seventh time, for its work on Shared Education.
The Centre for Shared Education at Queen’s has made a considerable impact in Northern Ireland and beyond. It has become a core pillar of education policy and practice in Northern Ireland and has been adopted by educators and policymakers in other divided societies across the world.
The Queen’s Anniversary Prizes have been running for over 25 years and are considered one of the most prestigious awards in the education sector. The scheme runs on a two-year cycle and are managed by The Royal Anniversary Trust.

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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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