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DORA Signing

Queen’s signs the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 9 December, 2019

Queen’s University has become a signatory of the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA).

Queen’s University hosts Careers Symposium

Latest News | 6 December, 2019

Queen’s recently hosted a Careers Symposium in collaboration with Department for Economy, Department of Education and EY, PwC and AllState. In attendance was a large audience representing Schools, employers, recent graduates and students.

Queen’s students attend Model NATO to mark the 2019 NATO Leaders meeting

University News | 6 December, 2019

Six students from the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics took part in a Model NATO event in London to mark the 2019 NATO Leaders meeting.

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Queen’s University Belfast part of €4m funding to transform eye treatment.

HEALTH | 6 December, 2019

Queen’s University Belfast are part of a pan-European research project awarded to improve sight-saving treatments.

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Role of food in future health and agriculture debated at Queen’s

The Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS) at Queen’s invited leading international figures from the worlds of nutrition, health and agriculture to the University. The opportunity to join up food, farming and diet to improve public-health outcomes for a growing world population was discussed. 'Growing a Healthy Society – The Role of Food' was arranged in partnership with the Oxford Farming Conference ahead of their January 2020 event.

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Business

New entrepreneurial impact ranking places Queen's top

Commercialising research

Culture, Language & Arts

Queen's academic on National Records & Archives Council

Dr Leon Litvack

Environment and Sustainability

Transatlantic travel of endangered shark revealed

Crossing the Atlantic
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Health

Cholesterol drugs may cut lethal prostate cancer risk

Use of statins studies

Society

Royal recognition for work on Shared Education

Queen’s Anniversary Prize

Science and technology

60-year-old mystery of Sun’s magnetic waves cracked

Ground-breaking discovery

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Building a better future

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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