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Michel Barnier delivers the William J. Clinton Leadership lecture at Queen's

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 28 January, 2020

Michel Barnier delivered the William J. Clinton Leadership lecture at Queen's University.

Shocking truth behind Takabuti’s death revealed

Takabuti, the famous ancient Egyptian mummy on display at the Ulster Museum, suffered a violent death from a knife attack, a team of experts, including Queen’s University Belfast academics, have revealed.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast

Wuhan Novel Coronavirus: Travel advice

TRAVEL ADVICE | 24 January, 2020

Due to the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has updated its advice in relation to travel to China.

Queen’s research develop tool to tackle diet epidemic in India

HEALTH | 23 January, 2020

New research led by Queen’s University Belfast aims to better understand the link between diet and disease in India.

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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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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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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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