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Brave Queen’s student graduation tribute to both parents who died during her studies

10 July, 2020

Robyn McCue, from Newtownabbey, has overcome the odds this year to graduate with a PhD in Psychology, despite sadly losing both of her parents during her studies.

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Courageous Queen’s student overcomes mental health issues to graduate

10 July, 2020

Nicole Devlin, aged 33 from Edendork, County Tyrone, has drawn upon her own experience and complicated journey through mental health to graduate today (Friday 10 July) with a BSc in Psychology.

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Resourceful Queen’s students use time and experience to help those in need during COVID-19

10 July, 2020

Two enterprising students from Queen’s University Belfast have been using their time during lockdown to support those in need.

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Queen’s launches free upskilling opportunity in Operations and Supply Chain Management

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 9 July, 2020

Queen’s University Belfast has launched a free online part-time Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) in Operations and Supply Chain Management, to upskill and retrain individuals directly affected by COVID-19.

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Queen’s part of £7 million consortium to improve outcomes for patients with early stage cancer

HEALTH | 9 July, 2020

The Precision Medicine Centre of Excellence (PMC) at Queen’s is leading a ground-breaking collaboration with the world’s largest biotech company Roche, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) specialist, Sonrai Analytics.

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Graduation success for outstanding student and mum Pinky

GRADUATION | 8 July, 2020

Pinky Karun, aged 35, will graduate virtually today Wednesday 8 July 2020 with a BSc (Hons) in Adult Nursing from the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen’s.

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Language learning vital to pandemic recovery

EDUCATION | 8 July, 2020

A coalition of partners is today putting forward to Government a strategy to boost language learning across the UK’s four jurisdictions, which has fallen in recent years.

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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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JAM at Queen's hosts virtual summer concert

CULTURE AND ARTS | 4 July, 2020

The Junior Academy of Music (JAM) at Queen's recently celebrated the end of the school year with a virtual summer concert.

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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.

First exposed planetary core discovered allows glimpse inside other worlds

2 July, 2020

An academic from Queen’s University Belfast is part of a team who has discovered the surviving core of a gas giant orbiting a distant star, offering an unprecedented glimpse into the interior of a planet.

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Queen's University launches COVID-19 Research Roundtable video series

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 1 July, 2020

COVID-19 has had a significant impact not just in terms of the immediate effects of the disease, but across a whole spectrum of aspects of our lives.

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Queen’s University academics raise awareness of scoliosis research on World Scoliosis Day

27 June, 2020

Today marks World Scoliosis Day and academics from Queen’s University Belfast are raising awareness of a forthcoming research project (called SPINE-COS-AYA).

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Queen’s academic part of £33m funding boost to develop zero emission ferries

26 June, 2020

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast are part of a £33 million UK Government innovation grant to develop zero emissions ferries in Belfast over the next four years.

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Queen’s University leading UK-wide trial to measure COVID-19 antibodies in children

Health | 22 June, 2020

Queen’s University Belfast is leading a UK-wide trial called ‘Seroprevalence of SARS-Cov-2 infection in healthy children’ to measure antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) in healthy children.

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Ancient DNA Reveals Inbreeding Among the Dynastic Elite of Neolithic Ireland

17 June, 2020

An interdisciplinary team of researchers, including academics from Queen’s University Belfast, have shed new light on the earliest periods of Ireland’s human history.

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New programme launched aimed at graduates from other fields who want to pursue a career in nursing

Health Education | 17 June, 2020

The School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen’s University has launched an innovative graduate entry Master’s programme in professional nursing aimed at existing graduates from other disciplines who want to move into a career in nursing

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Queen's and Belfast Trust partner for innovative research into COVID-19 DNA

Health | 17 June, 2020

Belfast-based researchers are playing their part in groundbreaking research on the DNA make-up of the Covid-19 virus.

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ARK report finds unionist and nationalist identities in NI became stronger in the run-up to Brexit

SOCIETY | 17 June, 2020

A research study on political attitudes and identities in Northern Ireland has been released today (Wednesday 17 June) by ARK – a joint initiative between Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University.

Recovering pine marten benefits red squirrels, but the grey squirrel still persists in urban areas

15 June, 2020

Research led by Queen’s has found that whilst red squirrels are responding positively to the increased presence of the pine marten in Ireland and Britain,its ability to control grey squirrel is limited by lack of forest and presence of urban refugia.

Economy Minister visits Queen’s University Belfast

Latest News | 11 June, 2020

Economy Minister, Diane Dodds has visited Queen’s University Belfast today, Thursday 11 June 2020.

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Queen’s Professor to lead new European cancer network against COVID-19

Health | 11 June, 2020

The European Cancer Organisation, the largest multiprofessional cancer organisation in Europe, has announced today (Thursday 11 June 2020) the establishment of a Special Network on the impact of COVID-19 on cancer.

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Queen’s academic and graduates receive Fulbright Awards to research and teach in the US

11 June, 2020

Irish Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development Ciarán Cannon T.D. has announced the 2020-2021 cohort of Fulbright Irish Awardees at an online celebration today.

TEDxQueensUniversityBelfast: Adapt and Change

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 11 June, 2020

Queen’s yesterday (10 June) hosted the University's first TEDx Digital event, supported by corporate partner PwC.

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Queen’s University hosted virtual conference ‘Sensing Divisions’

SOCIETY | 10 June, 2020

The School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics, and the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice at Queen’s recently hosted a virtual conference exploring human divisions in society.

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Researchers identify the impact of bacterial co-infections and antimicrobial resistance in COVID-19

Health | 9 June, 2020

A team of researchers from Queen’s University have identified new problems linked to the disease and warn of a sharp rise in antimicrobial resistance associated to COVID-19 treatments in the aftermath of the pandemic.

New research shows kidney transplants saves lives and costs less than alternative treatments

Health | 4 June, 2020

Research led by Queen’s has found that kidney transplantation is the optimum treatment for people with chronic kidney disease, improving both their quality of life and long-term survival, whilst also costing less than alternative treatments.

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Queen’s researchers helping to develop mobile game to help children feel less anxious about Covid-19

Health | 4 June, 2020

Queen’s researchers are partnering with Game Doctor to develop a mobile game aimed at educating children about Covid-19, with hopes of easing any anxieties they might experience as the country gradually moves out of lockdown.

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Queen’s academics part of development team for global COVID-19 risk assessment tool

3 June, 2020

An online tool for people to calculate their risk of contracting and spreading COVID-19, ‘Your COVID-19 Risk’, has been launched by a group of Queen’s academic alongside colleagues from 35 countries.

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Queen’s launches CITI-GENS doctoral training programme

2 June, 2020

Queen’s University Belfast is today launching recruitment for the Collaboration in Training and Innovation for Growing, Evolving and Networked Societies (CITI-GENS) COFUND Doctoral Training Programme.

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Queen’s launch global survey on children’s views and experiences of ‘Life under Coronavirus’

SOCIETY | 1 June, 2020

The Centre for Children’s Rights at Queen’s have launched a global survey for children and young people (aged 8-17 years) to get their views and experiences of ‘Life under Coronavirus’.

Queen’s survey reveals high rates of mental ill health in NI amidst current COVID-19 pandemic

1 June, 2020

The research survey from Queen’s University Belfast explored the psychological impact of lockdown and the COVID-19 pandemic on people in Northern Ireland.

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Queen's research finds an increase in faith online during the coronavirus pandemic

SOCIETY | 28 May, 2020

A research study from Queen’s has revealed how faith leaders and communities on the island of Ireland adapted and responded to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

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International research team develop framework to investigate lockdown effects on physical health

society | 27 May, 2020

An academic from Queen’s and an international team of researchers have responded to the current global COVID-19 lockdown by developing a framework for public health research into the impact on physical and mental health.

Caption: John Astley (left), Managing Director at PwC's Operate is pictured with Alistair Stewart, Head of Public Engagement, Queen's University Belfast, ahead of the Univeristy's digital TEDx event on 10 June. Entitled ‘Adapt and Change’, the event offers informed opinion pieces and reflections on the changes taking place all around us a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

TEDx Queen's University Belfast Goes Digital

27 May, 2020

Queen’s University Belfast has announced its line-up for the University’s first TEDx Digital event, set to air on 10 June 2020, and supported by corporate partner PWC.

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Queen’s academics admitted to the Royal Irish Academy

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 25 May, 2020

Academics from Queen’s have recently been admitted as members of the Royal Irish Academy.

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Queen's led consortium launches COVID-19 testing facility at Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute

Health | 22 May, 2020

Testing for COVID-19 is now underway at the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI), significantly increasing the Department of Health’s testing capacity in Northern Ireland for COVID-19.

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Queen’s academics publish recommendations for Northern Ireland post-Brexit

SOCIETY | 19 May, 2020

Experts from Queen’s have produced 80 recommendations as to what measures can be taken in order to ensure that Northern Ireland’s interests can be protected and heard in the new post-Brexit landscape.

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Local Universities and AWARE tackle mental health in the workplace

HEALTH & SOCIETY | 18 May, 2020

Researchers from Queen’s and Ulster University, in collaboration with AWARE, have developed an innovative pilot project to explore the link between mental health training and improvements in wellbeing in the workplace.

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Queen’s Professor among leading biomedical and health scientists elected to Academy Fellowship

Health | 14 May, 2020

Queen’s Pro Vice-Chancellor for the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences, Professor Stuart Elborn, is among 50 of the UK’s most prominent biomedical and health scientists elected to The Academy of Medical Sciences’ prestigious Fellowship.

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Queen’s academic receives funding to enhance farmed chicken welfare research

SCIENCE | 13 May, 2020

Academics from Queen’s University have been awarded $310,738 for research towards intelligent welfare monitoring of chickens farmed for their meat.

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Queen's students aim to raise funds for charity through online concert

SOCIETY | 13 May, 2020

Students at Queen’s University Belfast are warming up their vocal chords, checking their WiFi and tuning their instruments ahead of an online concert hoping to raise thousands of pounds for St John’s Ambulance.

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New survey reveals how the Coronavirus pandemic is affecting people’s mental health

HEALTH & SOCIETY | 7 May, 2020

A new project to track how the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is impacting and affecting people’s mental health has found that one third of adults are worried about finances, such as bill payments and debts.

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Queen’s launches free software development opportunity for workers affected by COVID-19

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 6 May, 2020

Queen’s University Belfast has today, 6 May 2020, launched a free online part-time Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) in Software Development, to upskill and retrain individuals in programming, testing and computing foundations.

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Social Work students at Queen’s qualify early to join the frontline

SOCIETY | 6 May, 2020

Final year Social Work students from Queen’s have qualified early so they can enter the workforce and join the frontline during the coronavirus pandemic.

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£700 million City Deal investment will help Belfast Region bounce back from Covid-19

6 May, 2020

Belfast Region City Deal partners have said that confirmation of the NI Executive’s match funding of new investment for infrastructure, regeneration, and tourism projects will help the region’s economy recover from the effects of Covid-19.

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Queen’s University awarded funding to conduct COVID-19 rapid testing trial

Health | 4 May, 2020

Queen’s University Belfast has received funding to conduct a trial with the aim of developing a rapid diagnostic test for COVID-19.

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New study to identify highest risk factors for COVID-19

RESEARCH | 1 May, 2020

Scientists are calling on the public to sign up to a new study which will help identify who is most at risk of contracting COVID-19 and why some people become more ill than others with the disease.

Queen’s academic elected Fellow of the Royal Society 2020

30 April, 2020

Professor Stephen Smartt from the School of Mathematics and Physics, at Queen’s University Belfast has received the highest recognition of scientific endeavour in the UK, being elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) 2020.

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Message from our Chancellor

Queen's Community | 29 April, 2020

WATCH: A video message from our Chancellor, Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton, to the Queen's community.

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Queen’s Honorary Graduate executive produces ‘One World: Together At Home’ global concert

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 29 April, 2020

Irish-American entrepreneur, businessman and philanthropist, Declan Kelly - Chairman and CEO of global consulting company, Teneo Holdings – was an executive producer of the recent ‘One World: Together at Home’ virtual concert.

Queen’s University research highlights impact of plastic pollution on marine life

ENVIRONMENT | 29 April, 2020

New research from Queen’s University Belfast and Liverpool John Moores University reveals how the microplastic pollution crisis is threatening biodiversity.

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New Research highlights risk of 18,000 extra deaths in people with cancer due to the COVID-19 Crisis

RESEARCH | 29 April, 2020

The COVID-19 emergency could result in at least 20% more deaths over the next 12 months in people who have been newly diagnosed with cancer, according to a study involving Queen’s University Belfast with University College London and DATA-CAN.

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Virtual celebration to mark momentous day for Queen’s new medical graduands

28 April, 2020

For the first time, over two hundred medical students at Queen’s University will recite the Sponsio Academica virtually, as they embark on their careers early in order to aid the health service during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Two Queen’s researchers awarded prestigious Future Leader Fellowships by UK Research and Innovation

23 April, 2020

Two researchers in the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences at Queen’s University Belfast have been awarded Future Leaders Fellowships as part of a new investment announced today by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).

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Researchers highlight the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on patients with cancer

Health | 21 April, 2020

New research from Queen’s, the University of Split,Croatia and King’s College London has shown that the response to the outbreak of the coronavirus disease 2019(COVID-19) is significantly affecting the treatment and care of patients with cancer.

Fusion Antibodies working in new partnership with Queen’s University Belfast to tackle COVID-19

HEALTH | 15 April, 2020

Fusion Antibodies announces that the Company is working with Queen’s as part of The Northern Ireland Coronavirus Antibody Development Alliance (“NICADA”).

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National clinical trial to treat hospitalised patients with COVID-19

HEALTH | 15 April, 2020

A new clinical trial led by Queen’s University Belfast and the University of Warwick seeks to find alternatives to ventilators to treat patients who are critically ill with COVID-19.

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Queen’s University plays key role in consortium to deliver COVID-19 testing

HEALTH | 14 April, 2020

Queen’s University Belfast has joined forces with Ulster University and the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) to significantly increase the Department of Health’s capacity for diagnostic testing of the coronavirus.

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Queen’s University leading cell therapy clinical trial to help improve outcomes in COVID-19 patients

HEALTH | 7 April, 2020

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast are leading a UK-wide clinical trial, offering an innovative cell therapy treatment for COVID-19 patients with acute respiratory failure.

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Release of the cancer incidence and survival statistics for Northern Ireland 1993-2018

2 April, 2020

The Queen’s University N.Ireland Cancer Registry (NICR) today (Thursday 2 April) released the number of cancer incidence and survival statistics in Northern Ireland during 1993-2018.

Queen’s University Belfast provides NHS with protective facemasks

RESEARCH | 26 March, 2020

Academic researchers at Queen’s University Belfast are pursuing two parallel technologies to help meet the demand for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the fight against the coronavirus.

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Queen’s University Belfast awarded grant to find COVID-19 treatment

Coronavirus | 23 March, 2020

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have been awarded a grant of £295,626 in a bid to find a treatment for COVID-19.

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Queen’s University announces further COVID-19 measures

CORONAVIRUS | 20 March, 2020

In order to alleviate some pressure and anxiety for students in what are unprecedented times with the outbreak of COVID-19, Queen’s University has announced a number of measures today.

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Message from the Vice-Chancellor

Coronavirus | 19 March, 2020

Hear from our President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ian Greer as he addresses the university community.

Study shows how unique global collaboration has doubled cancer research, saving thousands of lives

Health | 9 March, 2020

A new study led by Queen’s University highlights how invaluable cross-border collaboration is to enhance research, leading to improved cancer care.

Qulture Night is back for 2020

4 March, 2020

One of Queen’s University Belfast’s best loved annual events is back for 2020. Qulture Night, organised by the Queen’s International Students Society (QISS), will take place on 4th March 2020, in the Whitla Hall.

Researchers develop new coating to reduce pain and risk of infection for catheter users

RESEARCH | 5 March, 2020

Researchers from the School of Pharmacy at Queen’s University Belfast have developed a new antimicrobial coating which can be applied to urinary catheters to significantly reduce pain and lower the risk of infection.

Queen’s Opens World-Class Hockey Facility with Hosting of Irish Senior Women’s Olympic Training Camp

SOCIETY | 2 March, 2020

Queen’s University Belfast will hit fever pitch this week with the official opening of a new world-class hockey facility during an Irish Senior Women’s Hockey Olympic training camp at Queen’s Sport Upper Malone.

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‘Game-changing’, powerful plasma accelerator now closer to becoming a reality

Science | 27 February, 2020

The conclusion of a major international design study brings a plasma accelerator closer to becoming a reality, having potentially revolutionary implications for scientific research, and medical practices.

Research shows significance of native predators to naturally restore ecosystem

Science | 26 February, 2020

A new research study led by Queen’s University highlights the crucial role that recovering native predators can play in conserving the natural ecosystem.

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English Heritage visits Queen’s

RESEARCH | 26 February, 2020

Queen’s recently hosted English Heritage - one of the UK’s leading cultural and heritage organisations – as part of a visit to look at how best the organisation can engage with our academics and researchers.

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

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 21 February, 2020

Queen's University Belfast has been awarded the prestigious Queen's Anniversary Prize for the seventh time, for its work on Shared Education.

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ARK hosts 'Is the UK stronger or weaker after 20 years of devolution' at Queen's

SOCIETY | 20 February, 2020

To mark the 20th anniversary of ARK the seminar 'Is the UK stronger or weaker after 20 years of devolution' recently (19 February) took place at Queen’s University.

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Queen’s academic appointed to Government What Works Trial Advice Panel

SOCIETY | 20 February, 2020

Queen’s academic, Dr Sarah Miller has been appointed to the What Works Trial Advice Panel (TAP) to improve the quality and quantity of impact evaluation across central government in the UK.

Housing overcrowding in parts of London and South East England soars to 40-year high

SOCIETY | 19 February, 2020

Overcrowding in housing in parts of London and the South East of England is worse now than at any other period in 40 years, according to research by Queen’s University Belfast.

Queen’s and Ulster awarded £2.1million for state-of-the-art high performance computing facility

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 17 February, 2020

Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University have been awarded a major grant of £2.1million for a state-of-the-art computing facility.

New research suggests climate change could reduce lifespan among hundreds of species

ENVIRONMENT | 14 February, 2020

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast and Tel Aviv University in Israel have carried out one of the most comprehensive studies to date to better understand what affects life expectancy among all living vertebrates in the world.

Dr Anita Sands delivered the Mary McAleese Diversity Lecture at Queen’s

SOCIETY | 13 February, 2020

Global technology and business leader Dr Anita Sands recently delivered the Queen’s Management School Mary McAleese Diversity Lecture, in association with the Chief Executives’ Club at Queen’s.

Queen’s research indicates clear link between meditation and stress reduction

Health | 10 February, 2020

New collaborative research at Queen’s University and Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia aims to better understand the link between meditation and improved mental health outcomes.

Researcher creates drone system to give early warning on natural disasters

5 February, 2020

A researcher at Queen’s University Belfast has invented a low cost telecommunication system using drones which provides early warning on natural disasters and acts as a wifi ‘hotspot’ when phone signal is disrupted during extreme weather.

Public to help researchers capture largest ever movie of the changing night sky

6 February, 2020

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast are looking for UK citizens to help contribute to world-leading research on capturing the largest ever movie of the changing night sky.

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UK cyber security sector worth £8.3 billion, research by Queen’s University Belfast reveals

5 February, 2020

The UK’s cyber security industry is now worth an estimated £8.3 billion, with total revenues in the sector up 46 per cent since 2017, research from Queen’s University Belfast has revealed.

Researcher develops algorithm to make artificial intelligence fairer

29 January, 2020

A researcher from Queen’s University Belfast has developed an innovative new algorithm that will help make artificial intelligence (AI) fairer and less biased when processing data.

The sun as we've never seen it before - clearest and most detailed images of the Sun revealed

30 January, 2020

The clearest and most detailed images of the Sun have been captured by the largest telescope in the world.

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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

27 January, 2020

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.

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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World leading cybersecurity expert assigned Regius Professorship

27 January, 2020

World leading cybersecurity expert Professor Máire O’Neill has been assigned a rare and prestigious Regius Professorship by the Vice-Chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast.

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JAM at Queen’s awarded Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation funding to “unlock hidden talent"

SOCIETY | 20 January, 2020

Queen’s Junior Music Academy (JAM) has been successful in the latest round of funding by the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation, one of Britain’s leading charities supporting the arts and music.

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Ground-breaking research could lead to safer and faster security scanners at airports

16 January, 2020

Airport security queues could be slashed and screening for weapons could become much more effective after Queen’s University Belfast researchers have been awarded £1 million to develop a ground-breaking solution.

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Queen’s and Belfast City Council launch the Belfast Climate Commission

ENVIRONMENT | 10 January, 2020

Queen’s University Belfast and Belfast City Council have today (Friday 10 January, 2020) launched the ‘Belfast Climate Commission’, to drive action on the climate crisis.

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Queen’s celebrates 70th Anniversary of the Helen Ramsey Turtle Scholarship

EDUCATION | 9 January, 2020

Queen’s University Belfast recently celebrated the 70th anniversary of the Helen Ramsey Turtle Scholarship, and launched the 2020 call for scholarship applications.

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Queen’s University and Rakuten Mobile to set up Edge Computing hub in Belfast

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY | 8 January, 2020

Rakuten Mobile, Japan’s newest mobile network operator, is collaborating with Queen’s University Belfast to set up an Edge computing hub, which will be based in Belfast.

Queen’s to host second TEDx event at the University

SOCIETY | 8 January, 2020

Queen’s University Belfast - with event corporate partner PwC – is to host its second independently organised TEDx event, where participants will include current staff and students of the University, along with a number of graduates.

Brain tumour research could help future precision medicine

HEALTH | 7 January, 2020

New research on brain tumours could improve patient diagnosis and treatment options as part of a precision medicine approach.

Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton appointed Chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast

INTERNATIONAL | 2 January, 2020

Queen's University has announced the appointment of Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton as its new Chancellor.  

New research shows e-cigarette vape increases harmful lung bacteria

HEALTH | 18 December, 2019

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have discovered that bacteria often found in the lungs became more harmful and caused increased inflammation when they were exposed to e-cigarette vape.

Queen’s students attend Sakharov Prize Ceremony at the European Parliament

CULTURE AND ARTS | 19 December, 2019

Students from the School of Law at Queen’s University Belfast recently attended the Sakharov Prize Ceremony at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

Reduce Plastic Waste in Schools Launched at Queen's

10 December, 2019

A new competition which seeks to encourage primary schools to develop new ways to manage and recycle their plastic waste has recently launched at Queen's.

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UK and China universities collaborate in advanced smart technology

27 November, 2019

An innovative engineering academy, which brings together students from universities in the UK and China, has been held in Chongqing University as part of their week long 90th anniversary celebrations.

Leftover grain from breweries could be converted into fuel for homes

26 November, 2019

A Queen’s University Belfast researcher has developed a low cost technique to convert left over barley from alcohol breweries into carbon, which could be used as a renewable fuel for homes in winter, charcoal for summer barbecues or water filters in

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Queen’s University Belfast part of £1.25m funding to further improve prostate cancer treatment

Health | 19 November, 2019

Prostate Cancer UK and Movember have awarded £1.25m to Queen’s and The University of Manchester to continue advancing treatment for prostate cancer as part of the Belfast-Manchester Centre of Excellence.

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Researchers discover a new way to improve the assessment of prostate cancer aggressiveness

Health | 9 October, 2019

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have discovered a new way to predict the aggressiveness and future behaviour of prostate cancers.

Queen’s Academic Awarded the Academy Gold Fellowship for Women

CULTURE AND ARTS | 9 October, 2019

Queen’s academic, Aislinn Clarke, has received the 2019 Academy Gold Fellowship for Women.

Queen’s invests in new technology for echo-free chamber to help develop advanced 5G

Technology | 4 October, 2019

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have unveiled a newly revamped echo-free chamber which allows them to work on cutting-edge solutions to develop higher frequencies for advanced wireless systems, such as 5G.

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Queen’s researcher highlights pressing global cancer inequalities

Health | 30 May, 2019

Professor Mark Lawler from Queen’s University Belfast will present on the urgent need to address global cancer inequalities at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago, the premier cancer conference in the world

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Queen’s University part of US-Ireland Tripartite Collaboration to research cardiovascular technology

The Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology (CCRCB) at Queens University Belfast has been selected as part of a US-Ireland tripartite center-to-center (C2C) collaboration to develop smart cardiovascular repair technologies.

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Family history inspires Queen’s researcher to tackle oesophageal cancer

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A leading scientist from Queen’s University Belfast has been awarded over £855,000 from Cancer Research UK to find new ways to prevent oesophageal cancer and improve survival rates.

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New approach to bowel cancer analysis could lead to better prognosis for patients

Health | 17 December, 2018

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have discovered a new way to analyse bowel cancer tumours, which could lead to more personalised treatments and better prognosis for patients.