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Research reveals more than a quarter of people felt lonely during the COVID-19 lockdown

SCIENCE | 30 September, 2020

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have found that more than a quarter of people felt lonely during the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown.

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Queen’s associate wins National KTP Awards

TECHNOLOGY | 29 September, 2020

Emanuele Scarabino, an associate with Queen’s University Belfast and IG Masonry Support, was crowned winner of the ‘Engineering Excellence’ category at the National Knowledge Transfer Team (KTP) Awards, hosted by the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN).

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Queen’s University celebrates incredible legacy gift on World Cancer Research Day

HEALTH | 24 September, 2020

Thanks to a legacy gift from a Queen’s University alumnus, seven major cancer research projects which were put on hold due to grant cuts, are able to restart.

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Queen’s University welcomes announcement of walk-in COVID-19 test centre on campus

University News | 23 September, 2020

Queen’s University Belfast has welcomed the announcement of a walk-in COVID-19 (coronavirus) test centre on the University campus along with mobile testing units at Ulster University sites.

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Shaping A Better World: 2020 And Beyond

VIRTUAL ACADEMIC DEBATE AND DISCUSSION

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.

Shaping a Better World: 2020 and beyond
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Building a better future

CSIT international and local impact

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.
CSIT aims to couple major research breakthroughs in the field of secure information technologies, with a unique model of innovation to drive economic and societal impact, and achieves this through world-class research, new value and venture creation and entrepreneurial approach in the area of cyber security.

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New book on the stock market by Management School

Boom and Bust
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Queen’s academics admitted to the British Academy

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Critically Endangered

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Coating to reduce catheter pain and risk of infection

New antimicrobial coating
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English Heritage visits Queen’s

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Powerful plasma accelerator closer to becoming reality

"Game-changing"

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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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