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.
Research from Queen’s University Belfast has won the Health Data Research UK’s (HDR UK) prestigious ‘Impact of the Year’ award.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Abdoulie Jallow, (30), from The Gambia is today (14 December) graduating with a Masters degree in Advanced Food Safety.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Queen’s University will host a virtual Policymakers’ Exchange meeting today, Wednesday 7 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A symposium showcasing support for parents who have mental illness or substance use problems, and their families was held today at Queen’s University.
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.
Queen’s University Belfast researchers have been featured in a digital series examining how the IT industry is responding to the climate crisis.
Researchers at Queen’s University have joined an £2.3million international project which will investigate the fundamental nature of gravity.
A Queen’s University Belfast researcher has been awarded a prestigious fellowship for her work in creating natural materials to help repair bone fractures.
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.
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’.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Irish-Scottish director and writer Mark Cousins has been appointed Honorary Professor in Film Studies and Production at Queen’s.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Queen’s University was delighted to welcome its first ‘Norman Houston – Study Northern Ireland – Award’ recipient to Belfast this semester.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Award-winning poet Jane Hirshfield has been appointed as the third Seamus Heaney International Visiting Poetry Fellow at Queen’s University.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Senate of Queen’s University Belfast has unanimously reappointed the President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ian Greer, for a second term of Office.
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’.
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.
Queen’s University has launched a pilot residential scheme aimed at developing language students’ skills as part of their academic studies in September.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Inspirational Master’s student Peter Gillan is getting ready to celebrate in style this week as he graduates First Class Honours in Mechanical Engineering.
The first ever cohort of PwC Technology Degree Apprentices are celebrating as they graduate from Queen’s University Belfast today.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Queen’s University Belfast has climbed ten places to 24th position in the UK in this year’s Complete University Guide league table.
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.
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.
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.
Queen’s University has been a awarded a £2.81m grant as part of a programme to jumpstart knowledge exchange, translation and commercialisation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Trauma experts from Queen’s University are working with clinicians in Ukraine and Poland who are supporting people experiencing PTSD due to war.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Queen’s University Belfast has announced a generous gift from The Brian Conlon Foundation to Queen’s today (Monday 25 April).
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).
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.
Queen’s University Belfast is set to host a major international conference to mark the 25th Anniversary of the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement.
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.
Over a quarter of cancers in Northern Ireland (27.9%) are being diagnosed through emergency routes like hospital A&E departments.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
England’s last mountain hare population in the Peak District, is now at low densities across most of the uplands, states new research.
A new survey of management practices in local businesses, ‘Northern Ireland Management Practices Survey 2022’, has been launched today (Wednesday 30 March).
New research, published today, calls for more support for Services leavers who face challenges transitioning from military to civilian life.
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.
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’.
A £1.25M project is tackling the lack of diversity in energy research by harnessing the talents of researchers from all backgrounds.
Queen’s University Belfast has been crowned the winner of the All-Ireland Interprofessional Healthcare Challenge for Students 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Researchers are warning that permafrost peatlands in Europe and Western Siberia are much closer to a climatic tipping point than was previously believed.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
Researchers are set to gather evidence of the positive impact community organisations have on public health, in the largest UK study of its kind.
Queen’s University Belfast has joined a prestigious network of cybersecurity scientists who are working to strengthen Rolls-Royce’s response to cyber threats.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Queen’s University Belfast has been named as one of the first-ever successful recipients of The Alan Turing Institute’s Network Development Awards.
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.
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.
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.
New research has revealed that basking sharks overwintering in tropical waters off Africa experience cooler temperatures than those remaining in Ireland.
Queen’s University Belfast will lead a new £1.6m collaborative project to rapidly identify new treatments for COVID-19.
Scientists at Queen’s University Belfast have invented a tiny indicator that changes colour if a patient’s wound shows early signs of infection.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Research led by Queen’s University Belfast has revealed the diverse ways that amphibians care for their young determine how many eggs they lay.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mental health is a key factor in people’s ability to manage their personal debt by following debt advice, according to newly published research.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The leading authority for cyber security in the UK has recognised Queen’s University Belfast for its high standard of cyber security education.
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.
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.
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.
Scientists have revealed how seascapes of the ancient world have shaped the genetic structure of European populations.
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.
An investment of €3 million has been announced to investigate technologies that will form the foundations of a quantum internet.
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.
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.
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.
Some of the heavy elements in the Universe have been identified by researchers who have been analysing the results of a neutron star collision.
Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have received funding from Breast Cancer Now to search for new treatments inspired by COVID-19 vaccine innovation.
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.
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.
Nadhim Zahawi, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, has visited Queen’s University to celebrate Northern Ireland’s exceptionally strong cybersecurity sector.
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.
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.
New research has shown how the bacterium Klebsiella pneumoniae suppresses our body’s defences, resulting in it being unable to clear infection.
The current cost of living crisis is making us take a closer look at our indoor environments and how well insulated our homes are.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Digital technology, including smartphones, iPads, tablets, digital TV, is now part of most very young children’s everyday lives in their family homes.
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.
Monella Baptiste, originally from Trinidad, is graduating (13 October) with a Masters in Professional Nursing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Queen’s University Belfast is today (Monday 5 December) hosting its Athena Swan Awards celebration event, recognising its sector-leading achievements towards gender equality.
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.