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BREXIT | 22 October, 2021

Results from a report published today (Friday 22 October) led by Queen’s University Belfast has found that over half of respondents (53 per cent) say that the impact of Brexit has been worse or much worse than they had expected.

Richard Good, Director of the Turnaround Project, Belfast Lord Mayor, Councillor Kate Nicholl and Vice-Chancellor of Queen’s University Professor Ian Greer.
19 October, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast has launched a Bike Hub in partnership with social enterprise Big Loop Bikes, to increase access to cycling for staff, students and the wider south Belfast community.

HEALTH | 21 October, 2021

Scientists from Queen’s University Belfast have developed a computer-aided data tool that could improve treatment for a range of illnesses.

Science | 19 October, 2021

Astronomers at Queen’s University Belfast have launched a new online initiative, calling for volunteers to come forward and help to search for extrasolar planets.

Blue Hued computer interior showing chips and transistors
Sustainability | 18 October, 2021

Computer hardware needs to be transformed to become more like the human brain if we are to lower greenhouse gas emissions and avoid future water shortages, a Queen’s University Belfast expert has said.

SOCIETY & HISTORY | 18 October, 2021

The Centre for Public History at Queen’s University Belfast and the Institute for Historical Research will co-host a major global conference on 21–22 October 2021 that will explore the theme of ‘Troubling Anniversaries’.

The Lanyon building from the north west
SUSTAINABILITY | 15 October, 2021

Queen's has been recognised for a third consecutive year in Northern Ireland's prestigious Green Flag awards.

Engineering | 14 October, 2021

Queen's University Belfast is today celebrating the relaunch of the Northern Ireland Advanced Composites and Engineering Centre (NIACE), which is integral to the 10x Economy Plan for Northern Ireland.

RCN Awards 2021
HEALTH | 13 October, 2021

Third-year mental health nursing student Mairead Ryan has been awarded Nursing Student of the year at the prestigious RCN Nursing Awards 2021.

ENVIRONMENT | 13 October, 2021

New research at Queen’s University highlights the impact that microplastics are having on hermit crabs, which play an important role in balancing the marine ecosystem. 

Fishing is still carried out in the same traditional way that harvested the oysters more than 160 years ago in the Muar River and involves free diving and collecting the fish by hand one by one
SCIENCE | 12 October 2021 | 12 October, 2021

A Queen’s University Belfast researcher who led a team which discovered a rare new species of oyster is working on a biodiversity project with academics in Malaysia to ensure that it is protected.

The Lanyon Building
UNIVERSITY | 6 October, 2021

£1.2m Horizon Europe funding secured through the EntreUnity project, the first competitive European funding awarded to Queen’s University Belfast since the launch of Horizon Europe.

Soldiers in Afghanistan
SOCIETY | 7 October, 2021

On the twentieth anniversary of the 2001 invasion of Afghanistan, and amid the crisis there in 2021, expert analysis is vital.

Professor Jose Bengoechea
Health and Wellbeing | 7 October, 2021

An Expert Committee has been established to lead the analysis and interpretation of ideas submitted by the public as part of the Creating Our Future campaign.

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Research news | 7 October, 2021

A group of experts at Queen’s University Belfast have been using mathematical modelling to track the course of COVID-19 in Northern Ireland so that preparations can be made for future variants and diseases.

Science | 5 October, 2021

The fiery and inferno-like exoplanet WASP-76b, an ultra-hot Jupiter, may be even more sizzling than scientists thought.

4 October, 2021

Queen’s University is taking part in a new Carbon Literacy initiative, which is being launched in October and will provide certified training to 400 students across the three Faculties on carbon literacy and climate action.

University News | 4 October, 2021

Queen's and Ulster University come together once again for the annual Festival of Social Science 2021.

Technology | 4 October, 2021

A new £500k digital testbed, which will create a “step change” in smart manufacturing, is being built at Queen’s University to help develop new technologies and grow market opportunities for businesses.

Professor Margaret Topping in The Graduate School, Queen's University Belfast
UNIVERSITY | 30 September, 2021

Queen's University Belfast has announced the appointment of Professor Margaret Topping as Pro Vice-Chancellor for Internationalisation.

HEALTH | 1 October, 2021

The young health professionals of tomorrow will benefit from the latest developments in healthcare innovation thanks to a donation from the John Wilson Memorial Trust to Queen’s University Belfast.

ARTS | 28 September, 2021

The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast has announced the appointment of Wendy Erskine, Denise Riley and Tim Wheeler as the Seamus Heaney Centre Fellows for 2021 – 22.

Lady with face mask
HEALTH & SOCIETY | 28 September, 2021

The third phase of a UK-wide study exploring the impact of providing health and social care during the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed a workforce under pressure, working longer hours and at risk of burnout.

University News |

Queen’s University Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Greer has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Dubai Academic Health Corporation.

HEALTH | 27 September, 2021

Can a healthy lifestyle combat undernutrition and dementia?

24 September, 2021

Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton was officially installed as Queen’s University Belfast’s first female Chancellor at a ceremony in the Whitla Hall.

Society |

Pupils from Muslim minority backgrounds are more likely to have a negative relationship with their teacher and experience feelings of rejection, according to new research by Queen’s University Belfast.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 22 September, 2021

Queen’s University Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Greer and Registrar Joanne Clague hosted the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee at Queen’s as part of a three day programme of events.

SCIENCE | 21 September, 2021

Researchers from Queen’s University are part of an international team who will use a newly secured grant of around €1 million to develop synthetic tendon and ligament implants modelled on embryonic tendons.

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16 September, 2021

The Queen’s University N. Ireland Cancer Registry (NICR) today (Thursday 16 September) released the number of new cancer cases diagnosed (incidence) in Northern Ireland in 2019.

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14 September, 2021

A UK-wide study, led by Queen’s University Belfast, has shown how a new surveillance pathway for people with stable diabetic eye disease is safe and cost-saving, freeing up ophthalmologists to evaluate and treat people requiring urgent care.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 10 September, 2021

Queen’s University have welcomed the European Union Vice President for Inter-institutional Relations and Foresight Mr Maroš Šefčovič as part of a two day visit to Northern Ireland.

Science | 8 September, 2021

Amphibian foam has been used in drug delivery for the first time by researchers, which could help to combat the rise of antimicrobial resistance.

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LAW | 7 September, 2021

A team of legacy experts based at Queen’s University Belfast and the Belfast-based human rights NGO, the Committee on the Administration of Justice (CAJ), have released a detailed report on the UK government’s recent ‘Command Paper on Legacy’.

Society | 2 September, 2021

A certain type of smile can help to restore trust in relationships after someone has been uncooperative or untrustworthy, according to new research by Queen’s University Belfast.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 1 September, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast is offering over 800 free places to upskill and retrain people across a range of priority economic areas through postgraduate certificates, postgraduate diplomas and shorter courses.

Dr John King
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 31 August, 2021

Queen's is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Dr John King, Chair of the University Foundation Board.

ARTS | 31 August, 2021

Sam Thompson’s children’s book ‘Wolfstongue’ has been described by The Times as "The best animal adventure since Watership Down".

31 August, 2021

New research led by Queen’s University Belfast has shown that dogs can predict epileptic seizures, offering a warning sign to owners that has the potential to save lives.

EDUCATION | 26 August, 2021

Queen’s University’s Open Learning short course programme is due to return to face-to-face format in late September, Covid regulations permitting.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 25 August, 2021

Queen’s University students seeking accommodation are set to have enhanced options after a unique agreement the university has reached with LIV Student, Belfast.

HEALTH | 25 August, 2021

New research led by Queen’s University Belfast indicates that urgent action is required to reduce the number of road traffic accidents which can be attributed to poor vision.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 24 August, 2021

Dr Aidan McGowan, a senior lecturer in Computer Science at Queen’s, has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship 2021.

HEALTH | 24 August, 2021

A major UK clinical trial led by Queen’s University Belfast has shown how a new approach to reduce the use of mechanical ventilation can greatly improve outcomes for critically ill infants and children.

Blood Pressure
HEALTH | 23 August, 2021

A higher intake of flavonoid-rich foods (present in berries, apples, tea, red wine) is associated with a clinically relevant reduction in blood pressure levels, an association that is partially explained by characteristics of the gut microbiome.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 18 August, 2021

Joint statement from Vice Chancellors of Queen's University and Ulster University on vaccination messaging.

Lanyon
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 16 August, 2021

Thirty-two students and recent graduates from Queen’s University Belfast are off to study in the USA this month.

Lanyon Building, Queen's University
PSYCHOLOGY | 13 August, 2021

Health Minister Robin Swann has announced the commissioning of two additional training places per year on the postgraduate Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programme provided at Queen’s University Belfast.

SCIENCE | 12 August, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast is playing a key role in ensuring that people across the world can view the first inventory of the Universe recorded by the world’s largest digital camera.

HEALTH | 11 August, 2021

DATA-CAN, the UK’s Health Data Research Hub for Cancer, whose Scientific Director is Professor Mark Lawler, Professor of Digital Health at Queen’s University Belfast, is taking a novel approach to cancer data.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 6 August, 2021

The School of Law at Queen’s has been admitted as a member to the prestigious Law Schools Global League (LSGL).

Lungs
5 August, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast and University of Warwick present preliminary findings from the largest non-invasive respiratory support trial for COVID-19.

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Health | 5 August, 2021

A new study by Queen’s University Belfast highlights how new ways to objectively assess stress help to predict the physical “wear and tear” often associated with the natural ageing process.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
SCIENCE | 4 August, 2021

Queen's University Belfast researchers have been awarded €740,000 (£630,000) to lead a cross-border digital humanities research project which will follow the footsteps of the surveyors who mapped Ireland 200 years ago.

SCIENCE | 3 August, 2021

Experts at Queen’s University Belfast are calling for scientific, engineering, industrial and political communities to join forces and take quantum experiments to space.

HEALTH | 30 July, 2021

New research led by Queen’s University Belfast has found that colorectal cancer costs Europe a staggering €19.1 billion (£16.3 billion) per year.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
30 July, 2021

CanStaging⁺, a user-friendly tool aimed at facilitating the recording of comparable cancer staging data worldwide, has been launched.

SCIENCE | 29 July, 2021

Archaeology students at Queen’s University Belfast have discovered prehistoric artefacts which date back to the Middle Neolithic era on the grounds of Stranmillis University College during a training excavation.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
GRADUATION | 29 July, 2021

Alanna Morrison, 21, from Banbridge will graduate today (Thursday 29 July) with a BSc Degree in Microbiology from the School of Biological Sciences at Queen’s University Belfast.

The Right Honourable Tony Abbott AC
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 28 July, 2021

The University was pleased to host a visit by the Right Honourable Tony Abbott AC, former Prime Minister of Australia and current Advisor to the UK Board of Trade, on Wednesday 28 July 2021.

SCIENCE | 29 July, 2021

Research led by Queen’s University Belfast has shown that invasive species, such as the grey squirrel, European rabbit and Japanese knotweed, have cost the UK economy over £5 billion over the past 40-50 years.

Paddy Martin
GRADUATION | 28 July, 2021

Dedicated student volunteer Paddy Martin is celebrating as he graduates today (28 July) with an MEng Chemical Engineering from the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at Queen’s.

HEALTH | 26 July, 2021

Queen’s University, University of Edinburgh and University of Liverpool have been awarded over £7.1 million from the UK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP) as part of a new health consortium.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 14 July, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast has welcomed funding from the NIO’s Centenary Fund designed to help students less likely to access a university education.

Bogdan Golumbeanu
GRADUATION | 26 July, 2021

Bogdan Golumbeanu (aged 24) from Bucharest in Romania, will graduate today (Monday 26 July) with a First Class Honours (BSc Hons) Economics with Finance from Queen’s Management School.

Aislinn McAleenan
GRADUATION | 23 July, 2021

Aislinn McAleenan is graduating today (23 July) with a Master’s in Mechanical Engineering and a PhD opportunity to continue developing a robot which could revolutionise eye surgery.

Anita Dennison
GRADUATION | 23 July, 2021

Anita Dennison (aged 24) from Newry, Co Down, will celebrate graduating from Queen’s University Belfast today (Friday 23 July) for the second time with a degree in social work.

Yi Kang Choo
GRADUATION | 22 July, 2021

The 2020-21 President of the University’s Malaysian Students' Society NI (MSSNI), who established a task force for international students impacted by Covid-19, has been named the 2021 Allstate NI Queen’s Student of the Year.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
TECHNOLOGY | 22 July, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast has an integral role in a Northern Ireland nano technology consortium, which has been awarded £60m to develop new technology for medical devices, communication and data storage.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
HEALTH | 21 July, 2021

Professor Emeritus Henry Halliday from Queen’s University Belfast has been awarded the highest honour bestowed by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health - the James Spence Medal - for his outstanding contributions to neonatal care.

Michael Downey
GRADUATION | 21 July, 2021

It’s double celebrations for inspirational mature student Michael Downey today (21 July) as he graduates with a First in Business Information Technology from Queen’s, as well as landing his dream job as a software engineer in New York.

HEALTH | 20 July, 2021

A new study by Queen’s University Belfast and Washington University in St. Louis shows that promoting physical activity is key to achieving the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s).

Elizabeth Buick
GRADUATION | 20 July, 2021

Elizabeth Buick aged 49 from Newtownabbey will graduate today (Tuesday 20 July) with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Adult Nursing from Queen’s University Belfast.

Rosemary Stevenson
GRADUATION | 20 July, 2021

Rosemary Stevenson (aged 50) from Ballymena, Co Antrim, will graduate today with a First Class Honours degree and top of her class from Queen’s for the second time, having managed to do the same when graduating in Law from Queen’s in 1993.

Frances Logan
GRADUATION | 20 July, 2021

Frances Logan (aged 23) from Holywood, Co. Down, was diagnosed with an aggressive form of leukaemia when she was just 19 years old and studying at St Andrew’s University in Scotland.

CMO Sir Michael McBride is appointed Honorary Professor of Practice at Queen’s
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 19 July, 2021

Professor Sir Michael McBride has been awarded the honorary title of Professor of Practice in Public Health Medicine from Queen’s University Belfast in recognition of his contribution to healthcare leadership, education and research.

Nicole Ewart
GRADUATION | 19 July, 2021

Nicole Ewart (aged 22) from Dromore, Co. Down, will today (Monday 19 July) graduate with a (BA Hons) English and Sociology from the School of Arts, English and Languages at Queen’s.

Madina Sharifova
GRADUATION | 19 July, 2021

Madina arrived in Belfast from Azerbaijan aged just 16 and is graduating today (Monday 19 July) with a First Class Honours in Biomedical Sciences, aged 19.

Alison and Emma McAllen
GRADUATION | 19 July, 2021

Sisters Alison (28) and Emma McAllen (23) from Cookstown will both graduate today with a Bachelor of Science degree in Medicine from the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences at Queen’s.

School children in a school setting
SOCIETY | 8 July, 2021

Covid-19 has had a ‘negative impact’ on language learning at schools in England, according to a new British Council report published today (Thursday 8 July 2021), which was jointly authored by an academic from Queen’s University Belfast.

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CULTURE & ARTS | 1 July, 2021

The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast has announced the winner of the 2021 Seamus Heaney First Collection Poetry Prize, supported by the Atlantic Philanthropies.

Belfast Landscape
SOCIETY | 30 June, 2021

The LucidTalk poll, conducted for a team of researchers at Queen’s University Belfast has revealed that Northern Ireland voters are evenly split over the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 29 June, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast has welcomed the publication of the #ResetForGrowth report which details forward-looking, pragmatic proposals for Northern Ireland and Belfast to reset how prosperity and growth is delivered.

HEALTH | 28 June, 2021

A world-first clinical trial led by Queen’s University Belfast has shown how a new combination of radiotherapies has improved the treatment of very advanced prostate cancer in men.

Stormy clouds on Jupiter
SCIENCE | 28 June, 2021

Jupiter’s clouds have water conditions that would allow Earth-like life to exist, but this isn’t possible in Venus’ clouds, according to the groundbreaking finding of new research led by a Queen’s University Belfast scientist.

The Lanyon building
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 28 June, 2021

Economy Minister Paul Frew has announced the second Assured Skills Academy in legal services with local company FinTrU.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 24 June, 2021

Queen's University Belfast has united with the six Northern Ireland Further Education Colleges, Stranmillis University College, St Mary’s University College, OU, and CAFRE on a new initiative.

Science | 24 June, 2021

The first-ever manufacturing ‘cyber seed’ which grows just like a plant and produces innovative designs for products ranging from aircraft parts to medical devices has been conceptualised by researchers – and now it is being brought to life.

General public
SOCIETY | 23 June, 2021

New public polling commissioned in collaboration by Queen’s University, Ulster University, and the Human Rights Consortium has found significant cross-community support for the inclusion of a range of rights in a Bill of Rights for Northern Ireland.

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY | 17 June, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University are bringing together world class experts to deliver help deliver a research and engineering programme for the new £40million Advanced Research and Engineering Centre (ARC) in Northern Ireland.

Prof Rick Wilford_Courtesy of BBC NI
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 16 June, 2021

It is with great sadness that we have learnt of the passing of an esteemed colleague, Professor Rick Wilford, Emeritus Professor in the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics.

HEALTH | 16 June, 2021

Precision Medicine Centre (PMC) at Queen’s will partner with Sonrai Analytics in a programme to deliver a transformational tool in cancer diagnostics.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 14 June, 2021

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the passing, on Saturday 12 June 2021, of a former member of Senate, Ms Sheila Fleming.

Science | 10 June, 2021

A plastic device that could radically reduce the risks and complications of treating coronary heart disease, is being co-developed by scientists at Queen’s University Belfast.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
SOCIETY | 10 June, 2021

A research study on public understanding of coercive control has been released today (Thursday 10 June) by ARK – a joint initiative between Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University.

Science | 10 June, 2021

World-leading researchers at Queen’s are collaborating with industry experts to develop the next generation of single and double deck hydrogen buses, helping in the global fight against climate change.

CULTURE & ARTS | 7 June, 2021

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has left nearly three-quarters of theatre freelancers feeling pessimistic about their futures, new research suggests.

HEALTH | 3 June, 2021

A Queen’s University Belfast research team is leading an international study on COVID-19 Antibody Response in Cystic Fibrosis (CAR-CF).

School children in a school setting
SOCIETY | 2 June, 2021

COVID-19 has ‘severely disrupted’ language learning in Northern Ireland, according to new British Council research which launched today (Wednesday, 2 June 2021).

Child at dentist appointment
Health | 2 June, 2021

Tooth decay is now the leading cause of planned hospital admissions for children under the age of 11 in England and Northern Ireland.

RECOGNITION | 1 June, 2021

Chris Elliott, Professor of Food Safety from the School of Biological Sciences and founder of the Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS) at Queen’s University Belfast has received a prestigious Agilent Thought Leader Award.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
HEALTH | 1 June, 2021

Work led by DATA-CAN, the UK’s Health Data Research Hub for Cancer, whose Scientific Director is Professor Mark Lawler, Professor of Digital Health at Queen’s University Belfast, has received a major UK award.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 31 May, 2021

The Department for the Economy has announced the provision of £1.8m worth of funding as part of its Economic Recovery Action Plan which will create 100 Master’s places across Queen’s and Ulster University.

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CULTURE & ARTS | 31 May, 2021

Queen’s has announced the endowment of a £400,000 poetry scholarship and the creation of a classroom known as the Longley Room, in recognition of the lifetime of poetry excellence from Michael Longley CBE and his wife, Professor Emerita Edna Longley.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
RECOGNITION | 31 May, 2021

Dr Julia Miskelly from Queen’s has been recognised by UKRI as having a job that ‘changes the world’ as part of their ‘101 jobs campaign’ which highlights some of the many roles that contribute to the success of the research and innovation system.

2 June, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast is hosting a digital TEDx event to inspire creativity and share innovation on Thursday 24 June.

Science | 25 May, 2021

Scientists at Queen’s University Belfast are part of an international research team which has made an exciting new discovery of how magnetic waves can help to heat the Sun.

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RECOGNITION | 21 May, 2021

Two distinguished academics from Queen’s have been admitted as members to the Royal Irish Academy for 2021.

Technology | 20 May, 2021

A new Edge Computing Hub, based at Queen's University Belfast, aims to unlock the scientific and societal opportunities in the next Internet frontier, Edge computing.

SCIENCE | 20 May, 2021

New research led by Queen’s University Belfast has shown the zebrafish could help humans reach Mars by understanding how a form of hibernation, known as induced torpor (a state of reduced metabolic activity) may provide radio-protective effects.

Psychology | 20 May, 2021

Teachers grading their students’ work may be influenced by their perceptions of the students’ personalities, according to the findings of an international research collaboration

HEALTH | 19 May, 2021

In a groundbreaking first, research led by Queen’s University Belfast has found thousands of ‘Achilles Heels’ or ‘cancer vulnerabilities’ in an analysis of more than 700 different cancer cell types.

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SOCIETY | 19 May, 2021

Public Engagement at Queen’s University Belfast hosted Jonathan Powell, CEO of Inter Mediate, for a virtual ‘in conversation’ event with Professor Richard English.

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TECHNOLOGY | 18 May, 2021

A report launched at the Secure Connected Intelligence Summit, taking place this week at Queen’s (18-20 May) shows that Northern Ireland’s cyber sector now employs 2,300 people across 104 companies, generating £110m in salaries each year.

FCA Reading Academy
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 18 May, 2021

Students from Queen’s have been working in partnership with a local independent fostering agency to help children in care with their reading and education.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
SCIENCE | 17 May, 2021

Queen’s University has become the first UK university to partner with the leading global Agrifood Venture and Innovation Platform.

HEALTH | 13 May, 2021

Researchers are set to test innovative approaches to a major new UK-wide study that will follow babies born in the 2020s over many decades to understand how societal circumstances and events affect them.

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HEALTH | 12 May, 2021

This International Nurses Day Queen’s University Belfast, The Open University and Ulster University have come together to celebrate the diversity of the nursing profession and promote nursing as a career for all.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 11 May, 2021

President and Vice-Chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast, Professor Ian Greer, has welcomed the Economic Vision for Northern Ireland announced today by Economy Minister Diane Dodds.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 11 May, 2021

The Chief Executives’ Club at Queen’s University Belfast hosted ‘Reflections on female leadership’, an in-conversation event with the three women who hold the top political and administrative roles in Northern Ireland.

HEALTH | 10 May, 2021

Nearly one million cancer cases in Europe are being missed due to Covid-19, according to new data presented today by the European Cancer Organisation (E.C.O) Special Network on Covid-19 and Cancer, co-chaired by Professor Mark Lawler.

Queen's Management School
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 10 May, 2021

Queen’s Management School has been awarded the prestigious and internationally recognised EQUIS accreditation for management and business schools.

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SOCIETY | 6 May, 2021

An historian from Queen’s University has launched a new book on one of the most controversial political movements in the American Christian Right.

HEALTH | 4 May, 2021

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast are studying how people aged 50 years and older across Northern Ireland have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

City Deal
BUSINESS | 30 April, 2021

Part of The Productivity Institute, the Forum is one of eight across the UK that will work to better understand and address regional issues of productivity and improve the UK’s overall performance.

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY | 27 April, 2021

An international collaboration of astronomers led by Queen’s University Belfast has discovered a new chemical signature in the atmosphere of an extrasolar planet, a planet that orbits a star other than the sun.

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HEALTH | 23 April, 2021

A research report launched today shows that over a third of veterans (36%) living in Northern Ireland who responded to a survey about their mental health and wellbeing are likely to be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 22 April, 2021

The first of a series of weekly public talks, organised by Queen's University Belfast to mark the 100th anniversary of the Partition of Ireland, will be available at 12.00pm Monday 26 April, 2021.

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SOCIETY | 21 April, 2021

There are wide concerns and polarised views among voters in Northern Ireland about the political impact of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland, a new opinion poll conducted by Lucid Talk on behalf of Queen’s University has revealed.

CITI-GENS Doctoral Scholars
SOCIETY | 16 April, 2021

The Graduate School at Queen’s has welcomed 20 international CITI-GENS doctoral scholars.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 15 April, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast’s Chancellor, Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton has said that the new Biden administration in the USA is committed to the success of Northern Ireland economically and politically.

HEALTH | 15 April, 2021

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast are conducting three new research projects which will study the various factors affecting brain health as we age.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 12 April, 2021

A tribute to His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

SCIENCE | 2 April, 2021

A new book published today explains how the famous mummy Takabuti was likely to have been murdered over 2,600 years ago.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 1 April, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast has won the Student Engagement Award in addressing climate action and enhancing biodiversity at this year’s Green Gown Awards UK & Ireland.

ARTS & CULTURE | 1 April, 2021

Future Screens NI have launched a new mentoring programme, ‘Future Foundation’, to support artists and creative freelancers within the creative and cultural sector in Northern Ireland.

PSA 2021 Conference
SOCIETY | 31 March, 2021

The Politics and International Relations department from the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics at Queen’s this week (29 - 31 March) hosted the Political Studies Association (PSA) International Conference 2021.

TECHNOLOGY | 26 March, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast and the Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) today (Friday, 26 March) welcomed the new CEO of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), Lindy Cameron, CB OBE, at a joint virtual event.

HEALTH | 26 March, 2021

Professor Mark Lawler has received the prestigious ‘Irish Association for Cancer Research Outstanding Contribution to Cancer Medicine and Research’ Award.

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SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY | 23 March, 2021

Two researchers from the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at Queen’s University Belfast have been awarded prestigious fellowships from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) worth a total of £1.1m.

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HEALTH & SOCIETY | 23 March, 2021

The second phase of a UK-wide study explores the impact of providing health and social care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

SCIENCE | 22 March, 2021

Research led by Queen’s University Belfast has found that the risk of extinction among amphibians – the most endangered animals on the planet – increases for species of smaller body size as their females produce fewer babies per birth.

HEALTH | 22 March, 2021

A collaboration between researchers at Queen’s University and industry experts, Almac Sciences, a member of the Almac Group, has been supported by more than £2 million of funding to accelerate a programme of biocatalyst research and development.

SCIENCE | 18 March, 2021

Over the past year, we have been shown the psychological damage that lockdown can have on human wellbeing. New research led by Queen’s University Belfast has found that “livestock lockdown” may also damage emotional wellbeing in dairy cows.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 8 March, 2021

HEALTH | 16 March, 2021

Today (Tuesday 16 March) leading health officials have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to reinvigorate and re-prioritise the Ireland–Northern Ireland–NCI Cancer Consortium (The All-Ireland Cancer Consortium (AICC)).

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HEALTH | 16 March, 2021

Researchers from Queen’s have been awarded a grant from the Economic and Social Research Council, part of UK Research and Innovation, to research the impact of the COVID pandemic on families caring for loved ones with severe learning difficulties.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
SOCIETY | 16 March, 2021

The Irish Research Council (IRC) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) – part of UK Research and Innovation – have announced support for 20 new collaborations between UK-Ireland based researchers.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 12 March, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast today (Friday 12 March) hosted a visit by Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine.

HEALTH | 10 March, 2021

The School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences at Queen's has awarded the 2021 Barcroft medal to Professor Sarah Gilbert, Saïd Professor of Vaccinology at the Jenner Institute in Oxford.

ARTS | 12 March, 2021

Queen’s University supports the annual Imagine Belfast Festival of Ideas and Politics.

Wellcome-Wolffson building
HEALTH | 9 March, 2021

Staff skilled in using supercomputers at Queen’s University Belfast are supporting top scientists to track the spread of COVID-19 and discover new variants which may help the virus to evade vaccines.

SCIENCE | 5 March, 2021

The Institute for Global Food Security has been recognised for the quality of its science by an agency within the larger United Nations family.

Research breakthrough may help help predict pre-eclampsia
RECOGNITION | 2 March, 2021

HRH The Princess Royal sent a video message to midwifery students and their lecturers from Queen’s University, to congratulate them on rising to the challenge of supporting maternity services while balancing their academic studies during COVID-19.

Courses in leadership and management
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 1 March, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast has launched free upskilling courses in leadership and management for individuals whose employment has been impacted by COVID-19.

QUB Lanyon Building January 2020
SOCIETY & HISTORY | 25 February, 2021

An historian from Queen’s University Belfast has launched a book exploring life for women in the nineteenth-century convict prisons in post-Famine Ireland.

HEALTH | 25 February, 2021

Leading scientists from Queen’s are partnering with researchers from Indian institutions including the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru and the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

HEALTH | 24 February, 2021

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and NUI Galway have today (Wednesday 24 February 2021) launched the new All-Ireland MS Research Network (AIMS-RN).

Crowd
SOCIETY | 23 February, 2021

Research from Queen’s University Belfast suggests that largescale antibody testing could lower social activity and thus contagion of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

Georgios Karakonstantis
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY | 19 February, 2021

Developments in smart technologies are set to create many new job opportunities over the next decade and pupils and their parents can find about them from an award-winning Queen’s University Belfast science communicator at a free online event.

HEALTH | 17 February, 2021

Treating these one billion people could also accelerate global development.

HEALTH | 17 February, 2021

Dr Caroline Barelle has been appointed the 2021 Entrepreneur in Residence at Queen’s University within the Medicine, Health and Life Sciences Faculty.

HEALTH | 15 February, 2021

Queen’s and McGill University have found that viruses, (small microbes that cause diseases such as the common cold or COVID-19) can ‘hijack’ an existing molecular process in the cell in order to block the block the body’s antiviral immune response.

SCIENCE | 12 February, 2021

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have explored the reliability and limitations of state-of-the-art artificial intelligence (AI) techniques in predicting the global solar magnetic field.

TECHNOLOGY | 10 February, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast has been named as one of the UK’s first Academic Centres of Excellence in Cyber Security Education (ACE-CSE).

Professor Cherie Armour
SOCIETY | 8 February, 2021

Academics at Queen’s University Belfast have been awarded funding of over £400,000 to lead research into post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) responses to armed conflict in Colombia.

HEALTH | 8 February, 2021

Research by Queen’s and the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry has highlighted the impact of the pandemic on diagnoses of cancer of the oesophagus and stomach, in addition to Barrett’s oesophagus, a condition that can lead to oesophageal cancer.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
SOCIETY | 5 February, 2021

A series of public talks organised by Queen's University Belfast, entitled “The Partition of Ireland: Causes and Consequences” will take place during 2021 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Partition of Ireland.

Leverhulme Scholarships
SOCIETY & TECHNOLOGY | 5 February, 2021

Thirty funded doctoral scholarships announced by Queen’s University Belfast are set to provide a unique opportunity to explore the challenges of Artificial intelligence (AI) for every area of science and society.

HEALTH | 4 February, 2021

Researchers from the Patrick G Johnston Centre for Cancer Research are leading a new international consortium, funded by Cancer Research UK, which aims to determine better ways to treat patients diagnosed with the earliest stages of bowel cancer.

Crowd
STEM | 1 February, 2021

A Queen’s University Belfast study looking at how to reduce negative attitudes towards gender initiatives in STEM has found that they receive better support when their impact is effectively communicated.

Model NATO 2021
SOCIETY | 2 February, 2021

Students from the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics have come top in the annual UK-wide Model NATO competition held remotely this year.

HEALTH | 28 January, 2021

Research by Queen’s and DATA-CAN has highlighted how hundreds of people are at risk of dying unnecessarily over the next five years, if there is no plan on how to diagnose and treat people with other life-threatening illnesses alongside the pandemic.

Lanyon
HEALTH | 27 January, 2021

A programme of weekly testing of pupils and staff is to be introduced in special schools in Northern Ireland at the start of February. The testing will be delivered by the Queen's University Belfast laboratory using the Direct LAMP test platform.

QUB Lanyon Building January 2020
SOCIETY | 27 January, 2021

A research report on historical Mother and Baby Homes and Magdalene Laundries between 1922 and 1990 has been published by the Northern Ireland Executive.

The Lanyon Building
SOCIETY | 26 January, 2021

A new research study sheds light on how churches on the island of Ireland are navigating the Covid-19 pandemic including changes in pastoral care, moving religion online, social services and the wider community, and stress and ministry.

COVID-19
HEALTH | 21 January, 2021

Researchers at Queen’s University have completed recruitment of patients to a UK-wide clinical trial that is assessing the safety of an innovative cell therapy for COVID-19 patients with acute respiratory failure.

CEO of Ampliphae Trevor Graham and Dr Philip OKane from the Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) at Queens University Belfast
TECHNOLOGY | 18 January, 2021

New software to tackle cybersecurity risks increased by remote working has been developed through a partnership between Queen’s University Belfast and Belfast-based tech company Ampliphae.

Norman Houston
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 13 January, 2021

Queen’s is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Norman Houston OBE, former Director of the Northern Ireland Bureau in Washington.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
CULTURE & ARTS | 11 January, 2021

The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast has appointed Louise Kennedy and Padraig Regan as the inaugural Ciaran Carson Writing and the City Fellows for 2020–21.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 8 January, 2021

A Queen’s University astronomer has been announced as the winner of a prestigious award from the Royal Astronomical Society.

COVID-19
HEALTH | 7 January, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast has been awarded a grant from Science Foundation Ireland and the Northern Ireland Department for the Economy to research how COVID-19 damages blood vessels.

SOCIETY | 7 January, 2021

Guidance on the Rights of Child Human Rights Defenders, written by Professor Laura Lundy from the Centre for Children’s Rights at Queen’s University Belfast, has recently been launched by Child Rights Connect.

PSYCHOLOGY | 26 December, 2020

Goalies beaten by free kicks in football matches over the festive period this year might try using newly published scientific research from Queen’s University Belfast to fend off criticism of their talent.

US Scholars
LATEST NEWS | 3 November, 2020

On the day that an expected 140 million Americans will finally elect their next President, we celebrate Northern Ireland’s connections with the US by meeting some of the scholarship recipients presently studying at Queen’s.