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4 January, 2023

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast are calling for parents and carers of children aged 0-3 years old to take part in a survey for the ESRC funded ‘Toddlers, Tech and Talk’ research project.

HEALTH & SOCIETY | 21 December, 2022

Research from Queen’s University Belfast has won the Health Data Research UK’s (HDR UK) prestigious ‘Impact of the Year’ award.

RECOGNITION | 20 December, 2022

Professor Ryan Donnelly from the School of Pharmacy at Queen’s University Belfast has been selected as a Highly Cited Researcher for his exceptional research influence and multiple highly cited research papers.

HEALTH | 19 December, 2022

Queen’s University Belfast hosted a 'Reflections on a Pandemic’ In Conversation event with members of the Chief and Deputy Chief Medical Officer teams from across Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England.

GRADUATION | 16 December, 2022

Danielle Blee, aged 24 and from Glennmornan in Co. Tyrone, will graduate today (Friday 16 December) with a Master’s (MA) in Literary Studies from the School of Arts, English and Languages at Queen’s University Belfast.

15 December, 2022

Several years ago, in the village of Cusco, near Machupicchu in the highlands of Peru, Queen’s graduand Ezaeza Gaby Sanz Galvan set up an autism clinic in response to the lack of provision for people with autism.

GRADUATION | 14 December, 2022

Sophie Little (23), from Lisburn, will graduate today (Wednesday 14 December) with a BSc Degree in Professional Adult Nursing from the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen’s University Belfast.

GRADUATION | 14 December, 2022

As a reserved young boy growing up in a small town in Ghana, Edmund Afari has always dreamed of studying at Queen’s University and had just about given up on it when he got an email that he says, changed his life.

GRADUATION | 14 December, 2022

Abdoulie Jallow, (30), from The Gambia is today (14 December) graduating with a Masters degree in Advanced Food Safety.

GRADUATION | 14 December, 2022

Determined mum of three achieves lifelong dream of becoming a midwife

Zina Alfahl
GRADUATION | 14 December, 2022

Zina Alfahl (31), is today (14 December 2022) graduating with a PhD in Pharmacy at Queen’s.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 14 December, 2022

A recent report shows that Queen’s University makes a multi-billion-pound contribution to the UK economy.

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HEALTH | 14 December, 2022

The Queen’s University N. Ireland Cancer Registry (NICR) today (Wednesday 14 December) released the official statistics on breast, colorectal, oesophageal, stomach and head & neck cancer incidence and survival rates for Northern Ireland 1993 - 2020.

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Technology | 13 December, 2022

Queen’s University Belfast and partners have been granted nearly £12 million from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, to develop and industrialise technologies and solutions for future 6G mobile networks.

Brian Friel Digital Archive and Exhibition Launch
ARTS & CULTURE | 12 December, 2022

Queen’s University Belfast has launched the Brian Friel digital archive, a first of its kind resource, providing access to drafts of the acclaimed Irish playwright’s works, including handwritten notes from some of his most iconic plays.

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GRADUATION | 12 December, 2022

Leaders in the fields of medicine, sport, business and public service are among those to receive Honorary Doctorates from Queen’s today (Monday, 12 December) for their significant contribution to society in Northern Ireland and further afield.

HEALTH | 7 December, 2022

Queen’s University will host a virtual Policymakers’ Exchange meeting today, Wednesday 7 December 2022.

5 December, 2022

Researchers from Queen’s and Trinity College Dublin have discovered that two men buried in a medieval graveyard in County Donegal more than 1,000 years ago had a genetic condition called Multiple Osteochondromas, which causes benign bone tumours.

HEALTH | 5 December, 2022

The Lewy Body Society, a charity dedicated to tackling Lewy body dementia (the second most common form of dementia in older people) has announced the latest recipients of its grants programme.

HEALTH | 2 December, 2022

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast and the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam have revealed how a particular gene called USP7 is involved in cancer.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 1 December, 2022

A report from a pilot initiative has recommended establishing a public panel to consider how data is used in research, innovation and decision-making in Northern Ireland.

Re-Vana £10m investment
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 30 November, 2022

One of Queen’s technology spin-out companies, Re-Vana Therapeutics, has attracted £10m of investment for research into sight-threatening eye disease.

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Science | 30 November, 2022

Queen’s University Belfast researchers are part of a European project which has been given a major funding boost of €3m to develop a user-ready plasma accelerator facility.

HEALTH | 29 November, 2022

A symposium showcasing support for parents who have mental illness or substance use problems, and their families was held today at Queen’s University.

Stop criminalising our children event
SOCIETY | 28 November, 2022

Queen’s, the Centre for Children’s Rights, the Children’s Law Centre, Include Youth, NIACRO and Voice of Young People in Care (VOYPIC) have jointly called on support for raising the age of criminal responsibility to 16, with no exceptions.

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Sustainability | 25 November, 2022

Queen’s University Belfast researchers have been featured in a digital series examining how the IT industry is responding to the climate crisis.

Science | 25 November, 2022

Researchers at Queen’s University have joined an £2.3million international project which will investigate the fundamental nature of gravity.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 24 November, 2022

Young people from Belfast’s Shankill have been telling the story of how they want their lives to be.

18 November, 2022

A Queen’s University Belfast researcher has been awarded a prestigious fellowship for her work in creating natural materials to help repair bone fractures.

HEALTH | 17 November, 2022

The first digital game to promote public awareness about pancreatic cancer has been launched by co-creators, researchers from Queen’s University Belfast and local pancreatic cancer charity NIPANC.

Sustainability | 16 November, 2022

A total of 500 native saplings have been planted as part of the One Million Trees for Belfast initiative.

Trauma-Informed Legal Practice
SOCIETY | 17 November, 2022

The Human Rights Centre based within the School of Law at Queen’s recently hosted a hybrid conference, ‘Trauma-informed Legal Practice: Better Outcomes for Clients, a Better Day’s Work for Solicitors and Barristers’.

HEALTH | 16 November, 2022

With an estimated one million cancer diagnoses missed across Europe in the last two years,the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is predicted to set back European cancer outcomes by almost a decade, finds a report published today in the Lancet Oncology.

15 November, 2022

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have been awarded £1m to examine and explain ethnic diversity and inequalities in the UK and how they are changing.

HEALTH | 16 November, 2022

Restricting speed limits to 20 mph in town and city centres doesn’t seem to reduce road traffic collisions, casualties, or driver speed, finds a 3-year study of its roll-out in one major capital city.

KTP Future Leaders Award
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 14 November, 2022

Queen’s University KTP Associate and expert in civil engineering and materials science, Catherine Campbell, has been crowned a ‘Future Leader’ at the national KTP Awards.

11 November, 2022

Predicting the potential of renewable wave energy and producing greener biofuels is faster and more accurate than ever before, thanks to a £5m state-of-the-art national supercomputer, which has been launched at Queen’s University Belfast.

ENVIRONMENT | 11 November, 2022

Scientists from IGFS, AFBI and UCD have joined forces in a concerted bid to understand the immunology of bovine TB (bTB), particularly the role that nutrition and Vitamin D might play, on an all-island basis for the first time.

HEALTH | 10 November, 2022

The NICOLA study, led by researchers at Queen’s University, has played a key role in providing data as part of an international study on the link between age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and lipid lowering and antidiabetic drugs.

10 November, 2022

A new energy lab has officially opened at Queen’s University Belfast, inspiring the next generation of engineering students to help deliver a carbon net-zero future for Northern Ireland’s electricity needs.

Emotional wellbeing of Deaf Children and Young launch
SOCIETY | 9 November, 2022

Research from Queen’s University Belfast suggests that deaf children are more at risk of developing mental health and emotional wellbeing issues compared to children who can hear.

City Deal
BUSINESS & ECONOMY | 9 November, 2022

Researchers from Queen’s have found that Northern Ireland is the poorest performing UK region for productivity, with a productivity gap of 17% to the UK level.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 8 November, 2022

Queen’s University and the Students’ Union will offer free breakfasts this week and next to help alleviate some of the cost-of-living stresses experiences by students.

HEALTH | 3 November, 2022

Drug development company, CV6 Therapeutics, is investing almost £8m in first-stage clinical trials and further scientific development work on its first anti-cancer drug CV6-168.

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ARTS AND CULTURE | 3 November, 2022

Irish-Scottish director and writer Mark Cousins has been appointed Honorary Professor in Film Studies and Production at Queen’s.

Science | 2 November, 2022

Scientists at Queen’s University Belfast are calling on amateur astronomers, science enthusiasts and families across Northern Ireland to join together to help find a new name for a distant star and planet.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 27 October, 2022

Queen’s has launched a new funding stream for academic staff interested in developing research links in Canada and the United States.

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SOCIETY | 27 October, 2022

Support among voters in Northern Ireland for the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland remains steady, a new opinion poll conducted by Lucid Talk on behalf of Queen’s University, has revealed.

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26 October, 2022

A Queen’s University Belfast academic has won a Philip Leverhulme Prize for his exceptional research.

26 October, 2022

Queen’s University Belfast researchers are part of a new international research group who have been awarded £9m to look at how neutron star mergers create heavy elements.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 25 October, 2022

Developing new technologies and increasing cohesive support for innovation across all sectors of advanced manufacturing is vital for Northern Ireland to be more competitive on the global stage according to a report published today.

HEALTH | 25 October, 2022

A new Prostate Cancer Centre of Excellence is set to open at Queen’s University Belfast, thanks to a generous £1.6million gift to establish a clinical research facility at the Patrick G. Johnston Centre for Cancer Research.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 25 October, 2022

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Festival of Social Science will this year be celebrating 20 years of research and knowledge about humans and society, with a number of free events across Northern Ireland.

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21 October, 2022

Breast cancer patients will be asked to share their experiences of the pandemic with Belfast scientists as part of a new research project funded by Breast Cancer Now.

HEALTH | 20 October, 2022

Health Minister Robin Swann today launched the All-Island Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) Network Research Programme

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 19 October, 2022

Queen’s University has been ranked in the top 200 of universities in the world by the Times Higher Education (THE) Education World University Rankings 2023.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 19 October, 2022

Queen’s University Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Greer has welcomed a recently published report focusing on the importance of policy partnership working to deliver results for health and the Northern Ireland economy.

18 October, 2022

Households could save £1.20 a day and more than £400 a year on electricity bills if clocks are not put back at the end of October, according to a Queen’s University Belfast expert.

HVM Catapult CEO Katherine Bennett, Sam Turner, Professor Ian Greer and Professor Paul Maropoulos, Director of AMIC
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 14 October, 2022

A new partnership between Queen’s University and the UK’s High Value Manufacturing (HVM) Catapult will reinvigorate Northern Ireland’s industrial potential through the £98m Belfast Region City Deal-funded Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 14 October, 2022

Queen’s University was delighted to welcome its first ‘Norman Houston – Study Northern Ireland – Award’ recipient to Belfast this semester.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 13 October, 2022

Queen’s University has announced a multi-million-support package of £7.69 million for students and staff facing the current cost of living crisis.

GRADUATION | 13 October, 2022

In 2020, Queen’s University introduced a new a two-year innovative Masters programme in professional nursing, aimed at existing graduates from other disciplines who wanted to move into a career in Nursing.   

GRADUATION | 13 October, 2022

Declan Milligan from Craigavon worked as a porter in Craigavon hospital when he heard about the new two-year Masters in Professional Nursing at Queen’s on the radio.

GRADUATION | 13 October, 2022

Danielle McConnell from Omagh is continuing the nursing tradition in her family as she graduates today from Queen’s University with a Masters in Professional Nursing.

GRADUATION | 13 October, 2022

Jennifer Herron, an adult trained nurse, had always dreamed of working in children’s nursing and the new graduate-entry course at Queen’s, gave her the opportunity to pursue her dream.

PwC Flying Roadshow

Queen’s welcomed the PwC’s Flying Start Roadshow this week which brought together senior leaders from PwC and Queen's to meet the latest Technology Degree Apprentices and to discuss more affordable and practical higher education pathways. 

Irish Residential Accommodation Launch
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 13 October, 2022

Queen’s has officially launched its pilot residential scheme aimed at developing language students’ skills as part of their academic studies at an event in the Great Hall.

PwC Real-World Challenge Career Development Programme event

Queen’s Careers, Employability and Skills team hosted a one-day experiential development day focussed on climate leadership with over 50 students from a range of disciplines engaging with the region’s business leaders at PwC yesterday (12 October).

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SOCIETY | 11 October, 2022

Queen’s University Belfast and the University of St Andrews have been awarded £492,630 for a project which will chart the historical evolution of the relationship between Conservatism and Unionism throughout the UK.

Professor Olwen Purdue
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 10 October, 2022

An academic from Queen’s University has been elected to the Council of the Royal Historical Society.

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RESEARCH | 7 October, 2022

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have designed a new bandage treatment, known as a scaffold, to treat diabetic foot ulcers, which is cost-effective while improving patient outcomes.

Seamus Heaney Centre Fellows 2022-23
ARTS & CULTURE | 6 October, 2022

The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast has announced the appointments of Roddy Doyle, Kae Tempest and Conor Mitchell as the Seamus Heaney Centre Fellows for 2022-23.

29 September, 2022

Over 90 primary-aged children today (Thursday 29th September 2022) attended a book launch at Queen’s University Belfast to inspire all genders to consider nursing or midwifery as a career.

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Sustainability | 29 September, 2022

Queen’s has launched this year’s Green Fund which allow staff and students to apply for funding to bring their green ideas to life.

28 September, 2022

Dogs can smell stress from human sweat and breath, a new study by Queen’s University Belfast researchers has found.

SOCIETY | 29 September, 2022

Academics from Queen’s University have highlighted the ongoing Inequality in the United Nations Global Impact Network UK’s Measuring Up 2.0 report launched this week.

29 September, 2022

Restricting a city’s speed limits to 20mph reduced road deaths by almost a quarter and serious injuries by a third, research reveals.

Professor Ian Greer and SU President Emma Murphy
27 September, 2022

After 400k working hours, 500m3 of concrete, 1,355 workers and countless cups of builders’ tea, Queen’s University are delighted that One Elmwood, our new Student Centre and Students’ Union, is now open for business for the new term.

Science | 26 September, 2022

A Queen’s University Belfast Professor has said NASA’s DART mission – which will see a spacecraft deliberately crashed into an asteroid tonight – will give us our first proof that technology can prevent a small asteroid hitting Earth.

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SOCIETY | 23 September, 2022

The fifth Phase of a UK-wide study exploring the impact of providing health and social care during the COVID-19 pandemic, has revealed 59.4% of those taking part in the survey felt their service was becoming overwhelmed by increased pressures.

ARTS & CULTURE | 23 September, 2022

Award-winning poet Jane Hirshfield has been appointed as the third Seamus Heaney International Visiting Poetry Fellow at Queen’s University.

21 September, 2022

Professor Roger Woods from Queen’s University Belfast is among 72 of the UK’s most prominent engineering and technology experts elected as a Royal Academy of Engineering Fellow.

Dr Jonathan Lanman and Dr Lois Lee
SOCIETY | 21 September, 2022

An interdisciplinary team of researchers led by Queen’s University Belfast have launched a new project ‘Explaining Atheism’, to test popular and academic theories about why some people are atheists and why some are not.

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12 September, 2022

Queen’s University Belfast will be closed for normal teaching, research and other activities on Monday 19 September for the funeral of Her Majesty the Queen.

Science | 9 September, 2022

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have developed a ground-breaking plastic film that can kill viruses that land on its surface with room light.

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Society | 7 September, 2022

More research is needed on the psychological wellbeing of children, partners, and families of UK veterans if they are to be fully supported, a new study has revealed.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 5 September, 2022

The Senate of Queen’s University Belfast has unanimously reappointed the President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ian Greer, for a second term of Office.

Nola Hewitt-Dundas
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 5 September, 2022

Professor Nola Hewitt-Dundas has been appointed as a non-executive director to the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Board.

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SOCIETY | 31 August, 2022

Researchers from the School of Law at Queen’s and the University of Essex, in partnership with REDRESS, have launched new international guidelines, the ‘Belfast Guidelines on Reparations in Post-Conflict Societies’.

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SUSTAINABILITY | 31 August, 2022

Sara Lynch, Head of Sustainability at Queen's University Belfast, shares future plans to enhance biodiversity and progress sustainability across campus.

26 August, 2022

Researchers have used a 110-year-old experiment to crack a scientific mystery which could now help to revolutionise the tiny electronic circuits that control everything from coffee machines to medical implants.

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26 August, 2022

Queen’s University has launched a pilot residential scheme aimed at developing language students’ skills as part of their academic studies in September.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 24 August, 2022

Twenty-five students from Queen’s University are off to study in the USA this month.

Psychology | 22 August, 2022

Classical music and audio books do not help pet dogs to relax when they are separated from their owners, a study by Queen’s University Belfast has found.

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19 August, 2022

Manufacturing companies from across Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK have the opportunity to take part in a series of fully funded workshops to introduce the technologies, tools and techniques of Industry 4.0 in their workplace.

HEALTH | 16 August, 2022

Queen’s Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Mark Lawler and Dr Satish Gopal, Director of the Centre for Global Health of the US’s National Cancer Institute (NCI), say now is a critical time for cancer research and cancer care across the world.

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29 July, 2022

New research, which gives an insight into the social background and health of Ulster-Scots and Irish language speakers in Northern Ireland, has been published today by Queen’s University Belfast.

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SOCIETY | 21 July, 2022

1 in 3 prisoners show symptoms of “severe anxiety disorder” indicating high levels of post-traumatic stress.

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HEALTH | 18 July, 2022

The Time To Act campaign, organised by the European Cancer Organisation (ECO) in collaboration with the global public affairs agency BCW, has been recognised with the prestigious Excellence in Communicating and Using Data Award.

HEALTH | 14 July, 2022

New research shows general practitioners (GPs) spend more time sitting down than many other occupations, putting their own health at risk. ​

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28 July, 2022

Professor Jose Bengoechea, Director of the Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine at Queen’s University was a member of the Expert Committee for Creating Our Future.

GRADUATION | 7 July, 2022

The Chair of Queen’s Soccer Club for the past 50 years, Denis Clarke, has been awarded a Doctor of the University for distinction in sport.

GRADUATION | 7 July, 2022

Inspirational Master’s student Peter Gillan is getting ready to celebrate in style this week as he graduates First Class Honours in Mechanical Engineering.

GRADUATION | 6 July, 2022

The first ever cohort of PwC Technology Degree Apprentices are celebrating as they graduate from Queen’s University Belfast today.

GRADUATION | 6 July, 2022

The first CEO of the UK National Cyber Security Centre, Ciaran Martin, is receiving a Doctor of Science in Engineering for distinction in engineering today.

HEALTH | 6 July, 2022

New research suggests that providing a break in treatment to patients with advanced bowel cancer could not only benefit a patient’s quality of life but could also help save £1.2 billion for the National Health Service in England.

GRADUATION | 6 July, 2022

 Peter Gracey (22) from Belfast, is delighted to graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Food Quality, Safety and Nutrition with Professional Studies before embarking on his next adventure in the USA.  

GRADUATION | 5 July, 2022

Former Judge in Residence at Queen’s The Rt Hon Sir Donnell Deeny was awarded a Doctor of Laws for distinction in public service today.

GRADUATION | 5 July, 2022

Natasha Bulter-Thompson is today (Tuesday 5 July) graduating with a first class honours degree in Adult Nursing.

GRADUATION | 5 July, 2022

Andrea is delighted to graduate today (Tuesday 5 July) and to pursue her dream job.

GRADUATION | 5 July, 2022

The first woman Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom and its first woman President, The Rt Hon the Baroness Hale of Richmond DBE, was awarded an Honorary Degree at Queen’s today.

GRADUATION | 5 July, 2022

Lauren Crawford, aged 27 from Ballymena, will graduate today, Tuesday 5 July, with a Bachelor of Law degree from the School of Law at Queen’s University Belfast.

GRADUATION | 4 July, 2022

The 2018 Man Booker Prize winner, Northern Ireland writer Anna Burns receives an Honorary Degree at Queen’s today.

GRADUATION | 4 July, 2022

Samirah Binte Mohd Amir, a psychology student at Queen’s University, faced many health issues while studying for her degree but with determination to succeed, she is now being awarded a First-Class degree.

GRADUATION | 2 July, 2022

Sophie O’Neill, aged 23 from Belfast, will graduate today with a Bachelor of Social Work degree from the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work at Queen’s University Belfast.

GRADUATION | 2 July, 2022

Paul Gallagher, 49, from Belfast will graduate today with a PhD in Sociology from the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work from Queen’s University.

GRADUATION | 2 July, 2022

Emanuel Patrick Quashie from St Vincent and the Grenadines in the Caribbean will graduate today with a PhD from the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics at Queen’s University.

GRADUATION | 1 July, 2022

It is double celebration for siblings Mary and Roy Elliott as they both graduate with degrees from the School of Natural and Built Environment at Queen’s.

GRADUATION | 30 June, 2022

Professor Sir Mark Caulfield, Vice Principal for Health at Queen Mary University of London, and Director of the NIHR Barts Medical Research Centre, will pick up a Doctor of Medical Science for distinction in medicine at Queen’s today.

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PSYCHOLOGY | 30 June, 2022

Children begin to identify with religious and political symbols from as early as the age of five, according to research by Queen’s University Belfast.

GRADUATION | 29 June, 2022

Bronagh McGreevy, from Ballymena, has graduated from St Mary's with a Master’s of Education with Pastoral Issues.

GRADUATION | 29 June, 2022

Queen’s University has awarded an Honorary Degree to former Lord Chief Justice for Northern Ireland, Sir Declan Morgan, today in recognition of his wide-ranging contribution to public service.

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SOCIETY | 29 June, 2022

Most oppose unilateral action by the UK Government on the Protocol and three-quarters (74%) think that a UK-EU negotiated settlement to the outstanding issues is preferable.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 24 June, 2022

Leading surgeons from Northern Ireland, Wales and England met with medical education leaders from Queen’s University today, to discuss innovative ways of learning that will equip the next generation of healthcare professionals.

ARTS | 23 June, 2022

The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast has announced Victoria Kennefick as the winner of their 2022 Poetry Prize for a First Collection, supported by the Atlantic Philanthropies.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 23 June, 2022

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science of Ireland, Simon Harris TD, delivered an address at Queen’s University Belfast today (Thursday 23 June).

HEALTH | 22 June, 2022

Queen’s University is part of a new research initiative which will train PhD students with the aim of identifying and preventing psychosis in young people.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 17 June, 2022

Queen’s University Belfast has climbed ten places to 24th position in the UK in this year’s Complete University Guide league table.

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ENVIRONMENT | 16 June, 2022

Restoring native predator populations could help to keep in check some of the most problematic invasive species around the world, suggests a new study led by Queen’s University Belfast and Cornell University.

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SOCIETY | 16 June, 2022

A research project led by Queen’s will study and compare the changing role of majority and minority religions in ‘global north’ contexts: Canada, Germany, Ireland/Northern Ireland (UK) & Poland, as these societies emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 15 June, 2022

A key research talent in condensed matter physics will return to the UK to take up a prestigious fellowship at Queen’s University Belfast as part of a £97.8 million UK-wide programme.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 15 June, 2022

Queen’s University has been a awarded a £2.81m grant as part of a programme to jumpstart knowledge exchange, translation and commercialisation.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 1 June, 2022

Queen’s University has marked Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee by planting a magnolia tree on the grounds of the university campus as part of the Queen’s Green Canopy project.

ARTS | 1 June, 2022

The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast has announced the shortlist for their 2022 Poetry Prize for a First Collection, supported by the Atlantic Philanthropies.

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SOCIETY | 26 May, 2022

The 2021 results of Northern Ireland’s leading social attitudes survey are released today (Thursday 26 May) by ARK – a joint initiative between Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 26 May, 2022

Queen’s University Belfast - with event corporate partner PwC – is to host its fifth independently organised TEDx event.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 26 May, 2022

The Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice at Queen’s has co-hosted two international conferences addressing issues on peace and conflict.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 25 May, 2022

New York Irish community leader Dr Brian O'Dwyer will deliver the 2022 Irish Studies International Lecture, entitled ‘Irish America from the Troubles to Brexit: A Sleeping Giant Awakes,' on Tuesday 7 June at Queen's University Belfast.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 24 May, 2022

Queen’s Management School in Belfast is delighted to announce the Mark Pigott Lecture Theatre, endowed by a generous gift of £1 million in support of the new innovative facility at the Riddel Hall campus.

RECOGNITION | 24 May, 2022

Dr Gladys Ganiel and Professor David Jones from Queen’s University Belfast have been officially admitted to the Royal Irish Academy for their exceptional contributions to the sciences, humanities and social sciences, as well as to public service.

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LAW | 24 May, 2022

The Model Bill Team, made up of academics from the School of Law and the human rights NGO, the Committee on the Administration of Justice (CAJ), has published an initial response to the Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill.

ARTS | 20 May, 2022

Dr Gail McConnell, Senior Lecturer from the School of Arts, English and Languages at Queen’s, has won the 27th  Christopher Ewart-Biggs Memorial Prize, worth £7,500, for her book of poetry, The Sun Is Open, published by Penned in the Margins.

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RESEARCH | 20 May, 2022

An initiative that has transformed how de-identified administrative data can be safely used to develop evidence on issues of crucial public importance in Northern Ireland is set to continue following an investment of almost £12 million.

HEALTH | 18 May, 2022

Queen’s University and the University of Limerick are about to begin a joint project to tackle knowledge and education around delirium.

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SOCIETY | 17 May, 2022

Trauma experts from Queen’s University are working with clinicians in Ukraine and Poland who are supporting people experiencing PTSD due to war.

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SOCIETY | 17 May, 2022

Professor Liam Kennedy, who specialises in Irish political and religious demography, has released his latest book entitled 'Irish religious censuses of the 1760s: Catholics and Protestants in eighteenth-century Ireland'.


A new study assessing city planning policies and the urban design and transport features across 25 global cities. Belfast, one of the 25 cities involved in the study, scored above average for public transport but faired less well for green spaces.

13 May, 2022

An electronic engineering Professor at Queen’s University Belfast has been elected as a new Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS), which is the highest recognition of scientific endeavour in the UK.

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HEALTH | 11 May, 2022

A major success of the UK’s COVID-19 response has been the use of up-to-date, publicly available data - now this approach must be widened to tackle the indirect and long-term effects of the pandemic, according to a new study by Queen's.

EDUCATION | 10 May, 2022

The importance of supporting migrants is reflected in Queen’s University’s new Spring Open Learning Programme.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 28 April, 2022

Potential budget cuts in Higher Education and fewer university places will result in the loss of more young people through educational migration and damage the long term future of the local economy.

HEALTH | 27 April, 2022

New research has identified the role of the immune response within bowel cancer tissue, which could lead to new lifesaving treatments for bowel cancer patients.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 25 April, 2022

Queen’s University Belfast has announced a generous gift from The Brian Conlon Foundation to Queen’s today (Monday 25 April).

HEALTH | 19 April, 2022

Dr Kirsty Taylor, a Clinical Fellow from the Patrick G Johnston Centre for Cancer Research at Queen’s, has received the prestigious 2022 Conquer Cancer Merit Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).

ARTS | 13 April, 2022

Dr Gail McConnell, poet and Senior Lecturer from Queen’s University Belfast, has been announced as the winner of the 2022 John Pollard Foundation International Poetry Prize for her debut book The Sun is Open.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 12 April, 2022

Queen’s University Belfast is set to host a major international conference to mark the 25th Anniversary of the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement.

HEALTH | 11 April, 2022

The scholarship program has been announced by The United Health Foundation, the philanthropic foundation of Optum Ireland’s parent company, UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) and has been designed to grow the health care workforce in Ireland.

7 April, 2022

Over a quarter of cancers in Northern Ireland (27.9%) are being diagnosed through emergency routes like hospital A&E departments.

HEALTH | 7 April, 2022

Experts from Queen’s and UCD are working together to deliver an All-Island Cancer Research Institute (AICRI).

Society | 26 April, 2022

It’s impossible for children to avoid daydreaming or “mind wandering” in the classroom but it could be seriously affecting their ability to learn, a study by Queen’s University Belfast psychologists has found.

HEALTH | 12 April, 2022

A new international consortium to uncover genes that lead to breast cancer in men has been launched at Queen’s University Belfast.

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11 April, 2022

Minister of State for Northern Ireland Conor Burns has visited Queen’s University ahead of a two-day event which will bring together over 70 leaders in advanced manufacturing to shape the future of a £98m world-class facility for the industry.

Society | 8 April, 2022

Lack of understanding of how to access end of life and bereavement support could be causing major harm to people across Northern Ireland, according to experts.

7 April, 2022

Funding of £3m has been awarded to Queen’s University Belfast to fund a major upgrade of the Archaeology and Palaeoecology laboratories, and the 14CHRONO Centre.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 6 April, 2022

The inaugural Queen’s University Belfast Chief Executive’s Club Dublin lecture, hosted by the Royal Irish Academy, has been delivered by An Taoiseach Micheál Martin TD.

RESEARCH | 6 April, 2022

Queen’s and UCD have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation in research and innovation in areas of mutual strength.

ENVIRONMENT | 5 April, 2022

A report published by the consortium CIEL (Centre for Innovation Excellence in Livestock) has identified that greenhouse gas emissions could be reduced if wide scale and highly effective mitigations are adopted across UK farms.

PSYCHOLOGY | 4 April, 2022

People who are strongly attached to their pets were more likely to suffer mental health problems during the Covid-19 lockdown than those who are less attached, new research from Queen’s University Belfast has revealed.

RECOGNITION | 4 April, 2022

Professor Janice Carruthers has been made a Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques by the French Ambassador to the UK, Her Excellency Mme Catherine Colonna, at a special ceremony at Queen’s University Belfast.

Science | 31 March, 2022

A team of researchers from across the UK and India have discovered a connection between fluid vibrating on a bass speaker and the small jets of plasma that originate from the surface of the Sun.

ENVIRONMENT | 31 March, 2022

England’s last mountain hare population in the Peak District, is now at low densities across most of the uplands, states new research.

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BUSINESS | 30 March, 2022

A new survey of management practices in local businesses, ‘Northern Ireland Management Practices Survey 2022’, has been launched today (Wednesday 30 March).

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SOCIETY | 29 March, 2022

New research, published today, calls for more support for Services leavers who face challenges transitioning from military to civilian life.

HEALTH | 29 March, 2022

A new study by leading researchers in the UK and the US has highlighted the critical need for more strategic collaboration between these two global powerhouses of cancer research to address one of the most common causes of premature death worldwide.

HEALTH | 28 March, 2022

A cross-border research programme using data and digital health skills at Queen’s University Belfast and University of Limerick is aiming to tackle a ‘future cancer epidemic’.

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SUSTAINABILITY | 28 March, 2022

A £1.25M project is tackling the lack of diversity in energy research by harnessing the talents of researchers from all backgrounds.

HEALTH | 24 March, 2022

Queen’s University Belfast has been crowned the winner of the All-Ireland Interprofessional Healthcare Challenge for Students 2022.

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23 March, 2022

Economy Minister Gordon Lyons has visited Queen’s to see how University-industry R&D will harness additional investment, create new jobs and accelerate inclusive growth through the three new Belfast Region City Deal-funded Innovation Centres.

HEALTH | 23 March, 2022

Health Minister Robin Swann and new Chief Nursing Officer Maria McIlgorm, greets Nursing & Midwifery students in a visit to state of the art facilities at Faculty of Medicine, Life & Health Sciences, QUB - KN Cheung SK Chin InterSim Centre.

HEALTH | 23 March, 2022

Belfast boxer Carl Frampton is supporting a men’s mental health campaign at Queen’s University Belfast, which has been launched during a week of wellbeing activities and discussion.

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Queen's University Belfast and Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies (Terumo BCT) recently began their Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) to develop next generation pharmaceutical packaging at Terumo BCT's facility in Larne Northern Ireland.

ENVIRONMENT | 22 March, 2022

The Minister for Agriculture, Environment, and Rural Affairs, Edwin Poots MLA, and his Republic of Ireland counterpart, Charlie McConalogue TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine today launched the All-Island Food Integrity Initiative.

Sustainability | 16 March, 2022

The Lord Mayor of Belfast has been lending a helping hand to Queen’s University Belfast students and the San Souci Residents Association as they planted trees at the Elms Village.

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15 March, 2022

Official Statistics on lung cancers diagnosed in Northern Ireland during 1993-2020 were published on 15 March 2022 at 9:30am. This release provides details of the number of lung cancer cases diagnosed each year along with incidence rates over time

15 March, 2022

Researchers are warning that permafrost peatlands in Europe and Western Siberia are much closer to a climatic tipping point than was previously believed.

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14 March, 2022

A major partnership including Queen’s University Belfast has been awarded £3.4 million to create a Development Network with approximately 500 research and innovation leaders from across the UK.

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14 March, 2022

Queen’s University’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Greer has issued the following statement in response to the conflict in Ukraine.

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HEALTH | 14 March, 2022

Queen’s is one of four universities taking forward new national research focusing on wellbeing in later life.

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11 March, 2022

Former diplomat and Ireland’s first female Ambassador to the US, Anne Anderson, has been honoured by Queen’s University Belfast for distinction in public service.

Society | 10 March, 2022

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast are calling on people from right across Northern Ireland to submit their views on Northern Ireland’s Gender Recognition Act.

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10 March, 2022

A Queen’s University Belfast academic has been recognised as a leading expert in her field after being named a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

HEALTH | 9 March, 2022

Health Minister Robin Swann and Minister for Infrastructure Nichola Mallon today officially launched a major initiative in Belfast that will provide an early warning alert to any upsurge or new variants in relation to the COVID-19 virus.

8 March, 2022

Queen’s University and the Greater Shankill Partnership have been working together with the Public Office of Northern Ireland and the Shankill’s St Matthew’s Church to mark the church’s 150th anniversary.

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3 March, 2022

Queen’s University’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Greer has issued the following statement in response to the conflict in Ukraine.

Science | 2 March, 2022

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have discovered the bone of a 68-million-year-old Russian dinosaur that had broken its wrist, most likely from running or jumping over rough terrain in search of food or water.

Psychology | 2 March, 2022

New research has shown that Acceptance and Commitment Therapy can be used effectively to improve the quality of life and mood of people living with chronic muscle disorders like Muscular Dystrophy (MD).

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Research | 2 March, 2022

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast are set to collaborate with institutions across Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland following a major funding boost from the Irish Government.

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SPORT | 2 March, 2022

Queen’s University has become one of the first institutions to be accredited for its dual career support structures and programmes for athletes.

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2 March, 2022

The latest in a series of high-profile British Academy Lectures was recently chaired at Queen’s by Director of the Mitchell Institute Professor Richard English.

Space | 1 March, 2022

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast are set to play a key role in developing new technology that is suitable for future UK space missions.

Corporate | 1 March, 2022

The President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Greer paid a visit to the Ulster University Campus in Derry/Londonderry today to meet with Vice-Chancellor Paul Bartholomew and his team.

Politics | 24 February, 2022

The Protocol continues to divide opinion in Northern Ireland, but the majority agree that solving it is essential for peace and stability

24 February, 2022

Queen’s University have commissioned a portrait of Northern Ireland’s former First Minister and Nobel Laureate Lord Trimble today to hang in the University’s Great Hall.

Sustainability | 22 February, 2022

“Working together on climate issues is the way to secure our future” – this was the message from a group of business leaders and academics as they met to discuss the way forward for Net Zero.

HEALTH | 22 February, 2022

Researchers are set to gather evidence of the positive impact community organisations have on public health, in the largest UK study of its kind.

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15 February, 2022

Queen’s University has announced a series of Party Leader lectures to take place in the run up to the 2022 Assembly election.

Technology | 10 February, 2022

Queen’s University Belfast has joined a prestigious network of cybersecurity scientists who are working to strengthen Rolls-Royce’s response to cyber threats.

10 February, 2022

Pollen data from 19 modern European countries reveals that although the Black Death had a devastating impact in some regions, parts of Europe experienced negligible or no impact at all.

HEALTH | 9 February, 2022

The first study looking at loneliness and terminal illness in Northern Ireland has revealed a stark picture of the scale and impact that loneliness has on dying people and their carers.

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ENVIRONMENT | 9 February, 2022

New research has found that the damage costs by invasive species are at least ten times the management expenditure and that their prevention could save trillions.

HEALTH | 8 February, 2022

A new public resource, developed by Queen’s University Belfast and the Public Health Agency (PHA), has been launched today.

Society | 7 February, 2022

Academics from Queen’s have had an important role in the recent Department of Health (DOH) recommendations for changes within the adult social care system in Northern Ireland.

Technology | 7 February, 2022

Queen’s University Belfast has been named as one of the first-ever successful recipients of The Alan Turing Institute’s Network Development Awards.

HEALTH | 3 February, 2022

Recent research has found, for the first time, that people with Parkinson’s disease who eat more flavonoids—compounds found in foods like berries, cocoa, tea and red wine—may have improved life expectancy compared to those who don’t.

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2 February, 2022

Gyanepsaa Singh from Hiranandani Upscale School in Chennai has been crowned the winner of the Queen’s University Belfast’s inaugural Short Story Competition led by the Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s.

23 February, 2022

Investing in the ground beneath our feet could have wide-ranging benefits for the environment, animal and human health – as well as moving closer to Net Zero, according to research led by IGFS.

ENVIRONMENT | 2 February, 2022

New research has revealed that basking sharks overwintering in tropical waters off Africa experience cooler temperatures than those remaining in Ireland.

HEALTH | 31 January, 2022

Queen’s University Belfast will lead a new £1.6m collaborative project to rapidly identify new treatments for COVID-19.

24 January, 2022

Queen’s Management School has been recognised as a world class business school following the award of the Small Business Charter.

Health | 28 January, 2022

A psychological intervention can prevent mental disorders among refugees facing hard times, new research has found.

Science | 27 January, 2022

Scientists at Queen’s University Belfast have invented a tiny indicator that changes colour if a patient’s wound shows early signs of infection.

HEALTH | 27 January, 2022

Scientists from Queen’s University Belfast, the University of Aberdeen and NHS Grampian have found that antibiotic use may increase the risk of developing colon cancer, potentially more so among younger people.

24 January, 2022

Economy Minister Gordon Lyons has announced that Queen’s and NVIDIA will invest £5.4million in a joint Research and Development (R&D) project with the aim to accelerate artificial intelligence, machine learning and cyber security research in NI.

21 January, 2022

The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast is delighted to announce the appointment of Hilary McCollum as their new Publishing Fellow, and Darren Murphy and Tara McEvoy as the new Ciaran Carson Writing and the City Fellows for 2022.

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HEALTH | 13 January, 2022

A defective gene, normally found in blood cancers, could be treated with drugs already available for cancers with similar gene defects, scientists at Queen’s University Belfast and the University of Birmingham have revealed.

ENVIRONMENT | 12 January, 2022

New research has shown how current red squirrel conservation strategies in the UK and Ireland, that favour non-native conifer plantations, are likely to negatively impact red squirrels.

7 January, 2022

Research led by Queen’s University Belfast has revealed the diverse ways that amphibians care for their young determine how many eggs they lay.

HEALTH | 5 January, 2022

A new online resource led by Queen's University Belfast has been developed to help bridge the gaps of information to enable carers and their families to make informed decisions around end of life care.

7 June, 2022

Queen’s University Belfast today announced the appointment of four former political leaders and a retired senior civil servant and the re-appointed of two other politicians as honorary Professors of Practice.

Sustainability | 28 April, 2022

A seemingly remote community in Northern Ireland was able to survive a millennium of environmental change by adapting social conditions to remain resilient, researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have found.

University news | 4 May, 2022

A group of 30 business leaders have joined together to launch a new initiative which will support students from disadvantaged backgrounds to fulfil their potential through a university education at Queen’s University Belfast.

9 May, 2022

Turning livestock manure and grass silage into biomethane could help to meet demand for energy as well as significantly reducing Northern Ireland’s carbon footprint, researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have found.

Society | 10 May, 2022

Mental health is a key factor in people’s ability to manage their personal debt by following debt advice, according to newly published research.

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Sustainability | 13 May, 2022

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast will play an integral role in a new £7.7m collaborative project, aiming to change how important parts of the UK’s infrastructure are monitored and maintained.

7 June, 2022

Academics from Queen’s have taken part in a study analysing the impact of physiology education on the UK economy.

27 June, 2022

The Inaugural Annual Professor Lord David Trimble lecture has taken place at Queen’s University and was delivered by Lord Paul Bew, a Professor Emeritus in Politics at Queen’s.

23 June, 2022

Researchers have uncovered how positrons – key to PET scan technology – interact with molecules, paving the way for further research that may advance materials science and medical imaging technology.

University News | 10 June, 2022

A Queen's alumnus and two Queen’s University Belfast researchers are three of forty people across Ireland to be awarded a Fulbright scholarship this year.

23 June, 2022

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast plan to test drinking water in 300 Belfast homes for lead contamination after a small study detected elevated levels.

21 June, 2022

Geothermal energy could be the “invisible key” to unlock new energy sources and help meet net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, according to Queen’s University Belfast researchers.

21 June, 2022

A new prototype sensor that provides an early warning signal if a bridge is at risk of scour – the number one cause of bridge collapse globally – has been developed by a Queen’s University Belfast researcher.

21 June, 2022

The Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Greer and Professor David Jones welcomed Economy Minister Gordon Lyons MLA and Minister of State for Northern Ireland Conor Burns to Queen’s today to hear from students about the Skill Up initiative.

SUSTAINABILITY | 14 June, 2022

Queen’s University has become the first organisation on the island of Ireland to be given a Green Meetings Gold award.

STUDENTS | 14 June, 2022

The Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine (WWIEM) has offered 14 free spaces for Ukrainian students as part of its iENGAGE online summer research programme.


A major new report by scientists, including Queen’s University Belfast researchers, warns that global mismanagement of phosphorus is causing twin crises, brought into sharp focus with fertiliser prices skyrocketing in recent months.

Technology | 8 June, 2022

The leading authority for cyber security in the UK has recognised Queen’s University Belfast for its high standard of cyber security education.

HEALTH | 1 June, 2022

Professor Mark Lawler has been elected as a Fellow of the European Academy of Cancer Sciences (EACS).

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HEALTH | 26 May, 2022

The Queen’s University N. Ireland Cancer Registry (NICR) today (Thursday 26 May) released the official Statistics on urinary, gynaecological, hepatobiliary and pancreatic cancer incidence and survival rates for Northern Ireland 1993 - 2020.

ENVIRONMENT | 25 May, 2022

A new study has highlighted the potential threat of pet fish to biodiversity.

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City Deal | 24 May, 2022

Queen’s University has taken a major step forward with plans to build three Innovation Centres, with an investment of £200m, as part of the Belfast Region City Deal.

HEALTH | 23 May, 2022

Professor David Jones is among 60 of the UK’s most prominent biomedical and health scientists elected to The Academy of Medical Sciences’ prestigious Fellowship.

A | 20 May, 2022

Scientists have revealed how seascapes of the ancient world have shaped the genetic structure of European populations.

Technology | 17 May, 2022

A new £58 million Global Innovation Institute (GII) is on course to open in Belfast by 2025.

RESEARCH | 12 May, 2022

Queen’s University research has been rated joint 1st in the UK for Agriculture, Veterinary and Food Science and 4th in the UK for Health and Biomedical Sciences by the REF 2021. Law research has been ranked 8th in the UK.

Science | 27 July, 2022

An investment of €3 million has been announced to investigate technologies that will form the foundations of a quantum internet.

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SOCIETY | 28 July, 2022

It has been almost six months since Russia invaded Ukraine, devastating the country with over 10,000 people losing their lives, 8.7 million people fleeing the country, and over 8 million people becoming internally displaced during the conflict.

26 July, 2022

Professor Lord David Trimble has been described as a ‘giant of Irish and international politics’ by Lord Paul Bew, Queen’s University’s Professor Emeritus of Irish History, on the sad news of his passing.

HEALTH | 29 June, 2022

People with food allergies, intolerances and coeliac disease have to fork out on average over £1,400 per year due to their conditions, according to research from Queen's University Belfast and public agency Safefood.

9 June, 2022

Some of the heavy elements in the Universe have been identified by researchers who have been analysing the results of a neutron star collision.

HEALTH | 4 August, 2022

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have received funding from Breast Cancer Now to search for new treatments inspired by COVID-19 vaccine innovation.

SUSTAINABILITY | 3 August, 2022

Queen’s continues to fly the flag for sustainability with yet another award recognising its success in making the most of its green spaces.

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Queen’s University Belfast was today named part of a high-level, government-backed, £5 million research network designed to jumpstart the UK agrifood industry’s journey to carbon Net Zero.

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HEALTH | 10 August, 2022

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have revealed how the pathway of an identified protein could lead to early diagnosis and targeted treatment for several cancers and brain disorders.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 10 August, 2022

Nadhim Zahawi, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, has visited Queen’s University to celebrate Northern Ireland’s exceptionally strong cybersecurity sector.

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HEALTH | 23 August, 2022

A new clinical trial researching treatment for patients with sight loss as a result of diabetes has shown a type of laser treatment to be both cost effective and non-invasive, offering the best option for patients and healthcare providers.  

HEALTH | 23 August, 2022

Queen’s University has launched two new policies designed to offer support to staff experiencing the menopause and those undergoing fertility treatment, whilst raising awareness of the issues with line managers and other staff members.

HEALTH | 25 August, 2022

New research has shown how the bacterium Klebsiella pneumoniae suppresses our body’s defences, resulting in it being unable to clear infection.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 25 August, 2022

The current cost of living crisis is making us take a closer look at our indoor environments and how well insulated our homes are.

HEALTH | 31 August, 2022

A researcher at Queen’s University Belfast has been awarded over £280,000 from Prostate Cancer UK to develop the first-ever personalised radiotherapy treatment for advanced prostate cancer based on men’s genes.

SUSTAINABILITY | 20 September, 2022

A Professor of Practice at Institute for Global Food Security & School of Biological Sciences has been appointed to a top EU panel of experts to help drive forward solutions to the climate crisis, in particular the key role that soil health can play.

HEALTH | 23 September, 2022

Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have uncovered a key process that contributes to vision loss and blindness in people with diabetes. The findings could lead to new treatments that can be used before any irreversible vision loss has occurred.

25 September, 2022

Queen's University is hosting a two-day World Health Organisation (WHO) Meeting with over 200 delegates from over 100 countries attending for the 70th anniversary of the Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System (GISRS).

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EDUCATION | 5 October, 2022

Digital technology, including smartphones, iPads, tablets, digital TV, is now part of most very young children’s everyday lives in their family homes.

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SOCIETY | 6 October, 2022

A well established Youth Leadership course has just been accredited at Queen’s in partnership with North Belfast cross community youth organisation R-CITY and Foróige Leadership for Life Programme.

GRADUATION | 12 October, 2022

Monella Baptiste, originally from Trinidad, is graduating (13 October) with a Masters in Professional Nursing.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 15 June, 2022

A key research talent in condensed matter physics will return to the UK to take up a prestigious fellowship at Queen’s University Belfast as part of a £97.8 million UK-wide programme.

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SOCIETY | 17 October, 2022

An independent panel report tells the story of those who survived extreme violence at the hands of the police and local gangs before and after the European Champions League Final in Paris, May 2022.

HEALTH | 20 October, 2022

A high street voucher scheme has been hailed as a highly effective way to help women stop smoking during pregnancy.

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SOCIETY | 24 October, 2022

St Matthew's Church 150 Years exhibition has been launched at PRONI.

BUSINESS | 2 November, 2022

A partnership between Queen’s University Belfast and Cirdan has been recognised by Innovate UK as the ‘Best Knowledge Transfer Partnership’ of 2022 out of 800 UK wide projects for its exceptional achievements and real-world impact.

CORPORATE | 9 November, 2022

Professor Mary McAleese and Dame Fionnuala Jay-O’Boyle, Lord Lieutenant of Belfast, today (Wednesday 9 November) attended the unveiling of the portrait, Garden of Remembrance, at Riddel Hall, Queen’s University Belfast.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 5 December, 2022

Queen’s University Belfast is today (Monday 5 December) hosting its Athena Swan Awards celebration event, recognising its sector-leading achievements towards gender equality.  

GRADUATION | 13 December, 2022

Harvey Barnes from Cookstown, Co. Tyrone, is celebrating today as he graduates with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University. 

GRADUATION | 13 December, 2022

Inspirational international student Ansu Mary Alex from Kerala in India is celebrating today as she graduates with a Masters in Materials Science and Engineering from Queen’s University Belfast.

GRADUATION | 13 December, 2022

Erin Mellon will today (Tuesday, 13 December) celebrate graduating with a Masters (MSc) in Marketing from Queen’s Management School at Queen’s University Belfast.  

GRADUATION | 13 December, 2022

Amrapali Das will graduate with a Masters in Electronic Engineering today (Tuesday 13 December).

GRADUATION | 15 December, 2022

Magdalene Ajani (38), from Nigeria is today (15 December 2022) graduating with a Masters degree in Educational Leadership.