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Technology | 20 March, 2023

Queen’s University Belfast researchers will play an integral role in a new £7 million project which will shape and develop the future of electromagnetic science and technology.

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HEALTH | 16 March, 2023

An initiative founded by the University of Liverpool, alongside Queen's University Belfast and the universities of Oxford and Bristol, has won the inaugural MRC Open Science Impact Prize 2022 at a ceremony in Birmingham this week.

HEALTH | 15 March, 2023

A group of health and community workers, service providers and academics have met at Queen’s University for the launch of ‘Hearing our Needs’, a report which focuses on the mental health and emotional well-being needs of ethnic minority groups.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 15 March, 2023

The Chief Executives' Club at Queen's University Belfast in partnership with Women in Business hosted 'In Conversation with Dr Raja Al Gurg' (13 March 2023).

15 March, 2023

A professor from Queen’s University Belfast is leading a new research project exploring the risk of suicide in veterans in Northern Ireland.

13 March, 2023

The first step has been taken in the development of a new scientific and environmental demonstator site in Lower Botanic Gardens.

SOCIETY | 14 March, 2023

A research report launched by Queen’s has found that despite high levels of organised crime in local areas and the elevated rates of exposure to violence in the community, the term ‘child criminal exploitation’ was new to many young people.

Sustainability | 13 March, 2023

A £4.5 million award Green Innovation Challenge Fund (GICF) has been launched to help Northern Ireland reach the Net Zero Energy goals outlined in the NI Energy Strategy 2021.

Sustainability | 13 March, 2023

A new solvent developed by researchers at Queen’s University Belfast can separate gases efficiently and could cut global carbon emissions.

HEALTH | 13 March, 2023

Queen’s University Belfast and the US National Cancer Institute (NCI) hosted a joint symposium event today entitled “Cancer Knows No Borders – Celebrating Tripartite Cooperation to Enhance Cancer Research”.

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HEALTH | 9 March, 2023

Researchers from Queen's have developed a new 3D ring technology design for producing skin patches that deliver crucial anti-HIV medication, which could in the future help to protect people from infection with the virus.

8 March, 2023

Queen’s University Belfast has named two rooms in the School of Maths and Physics after inspirational female staff members.

HEALTH | 8 March, 2023

International Women’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate inspirational women scientists and the meaningful contributions they make to research and discovery every day.

Professor Anne-Marie McAlinden
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 8 March, 2023

Professor Anne-Marie McAlinden from Queen’s is one of fifty-six leading social scientists to be elected as a Fellow to the Academy of Social Sciences.

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UNIVERSITY NEWS | 7 March, 2023

Queen’s University has announced the appointment of its first substantive Vice President and Chief People Officer, Gillian Magee.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 6 March, 2023

The Active Lifestyle Programme at Queen’s just got a major boost from a new sponsorship arrangement with recruitment specialists VANRATH.

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SOCIETY | 6 March, 2023

A study from Queen’s has found that autistic young people’s rights were undermined across education, development, health, play, rest and leisure during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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SOCIETY | 6 March, 2023

Recent research has shown how the Covid-19 pandemic has completely transformed how individuals in multinational organisations engage in their global work.

3 March, 2023

Honorary Italian Consul for Northern Ireland, Dr Federica Ferrieri, has been awarded the prestigious Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy (“Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia).

Technology | 3 March, 2023

Four researchers from Queen's University Belfast’s Centre for Wireless Innovation (CWI) will play a major role in two new research and innovation platforms set up by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

Science | 2 March, 2023

A Queen's University Belfast researcher has been awarded €1.5 million for a mission to help develop new types of antibiotics that can target and kill bacteria that are resistant to current antibiotics.

1 March, 2023

People who have been victims of crime are more likely to approve of revenge, new research from Queen’s University Belfast has found.

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HEALTH | 28 February, 2023

One in ten early deaths could be prevented if everyone managed at least half the recommended level of physical activity, says new research led by Queen’s University Belfast and the University of Cambridge.

SOCIETY | 1 March, 2023

The research will look at how the deindustrialization of the shipyards impacted the lives of the women and children connected to Belfast’s historic shipyard from the 1970s – 2000s.

HEALTH | 24 February, 2023

Queen’s University Belfast has announced a generous donation by Brainwaves NI to support the University in its ongoing work to study the causes of glioblastoma cancer, a type of brain cancer.

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SOCIETY | 24 February, 2023

Most voters in Northern Ireland do not rank the Protocol among their highest policy concerns when compared to other policy issues, a new report by researchers at Queen’s University, has found.

SUSTAINABILITY | 23 February, 2023

Queen’s and University College Cork (UCC) have established Ireland’s first all-island network dedicated to delivering on the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Technology | 22 February, 2023

The UK Government has announced £18.9 million investment in NI’s Cyber Security industry, including £11 million Government funding through the New Deal for Northern Ireland, to develop a pipeline of cyber security professionals in NI.

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RECOGNITION | 21 February, 2023

The American Academy of Microbiology (Academy) has elected Professor Jose Bengoechea and 64 peers to the Class of 2023.

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SOCIETY | 16 February, 2023

A new research project, ‘Queer Northern Ireland: Sexuality before Liberation’, based at Queen’s and Ulster University will uncover untold stories of LGBTQ+ life from the early twentieth century until the 1982 decriminalisation of homosexuality.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 16 February, 2023

Queen’s University has pledged its support for education and research in Ukraine by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreement with Shupyk National Healthcare University of Ukraine (SNHUU), a leading university based in the country.

14 February, 2023

Queen’s University is hosting the 78th Executive Council Meeting of the International Union of Geological Sciences (IGUS) this week.

14 February, 2023

Professor Roger Woods has received a prestigious Engineering Excellence Award from the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET).

HEALTH | 14 February, 2023

The innovative technology platform aims to deliver inhaled gene therapy directly to the lung to treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis (CF).

HEALTH | 13 February, 2023

Today (Monday 13 February), University College Dublin (UCD) and Queen’s University Belfast, along 33 partners, launched the All-Ireland Rare Disease Interdisciplinary Research Network (RAiN).

HEALTH | 10 February, 2023

The School of Nursing and Midwifery has launched a new Florence Nightingale Exhibition at the Medical Biology Centre at Queen's University.

UNIVERSITY | 9 February, 2023

The first in a series of events reflecting on the achievements and impact of the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement has taken place in Brussels.

10 February, 2023

Queen’s University has hosted the Northern Ireland regional launch of an important new guide on how universities respond to a death by suspected suicide.

HEALTH | 9 February, 2023

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast are leading a new project that will investigate a potential new treatment for chronic lung disease, such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

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HEALTH | 9 February, 2023

The Queen’s University N. Ireland Cancer Registry (NICR) today (Thursday 9 February) released cancer incidence and survival statistics in Northern Ireland during 1993-2020.

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ARTS & CULTURE | 8 February, 2023

The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s has announced the appointment of Dr Dane Holt as their new Publishing Fellow, and Dr Milena Williamson as the new Ciaran Carson Writing and the City Fellow for 2023.

HEALTH | 4 February, 2023

Today on World Cancer Day (February 4th), Irish cancer research charity Breakthrough Cancer Research (Breakthrough), has announced the establishment of the first All-Ireland Cancer Network, AllCaN, involving researchers from Queen's University.

SOCIETY | 3 February, 2023

Former senior adviser to Michel Barnier, Stefaan De Rynck, recently spoke about his new book ‘Inside the deal - how the EU got Brexit done’ during an event at Queen’s University.

HEALTH | 2 February, 2023

A portrait created by Queen's medical graduate and F1 doctor, Dr Caitriona Rafferty, has been unveiled at The Centre for Medical Education at Queen's University.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 1 February, 2023

A series of talks designed to facilitate discussion about cultural and political identities in and relating to Ireland has launched at Queen’s.

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SOCIETY | 31 January, 2023

Severe underinvestment leading to the emergence of geographic ‘cold spots’ threatens the state of language learning in UK Further Education (FE), according to new research published by the British Academy.

HEALTH | 26 January, 2023

A holistic or ‘whole systems approach’ to obesity prevention could offer a more effective means of tackling high, unequal and increasing levels of obesity in Northern Ireland.

26 January, 2023

Staff at Queen’s University have welcomed the Minister for Energy and Climate, Graham Stuart MP, to its world class Marine Lab in Portaferry.

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ARTS & CULTURE | 26 January, 2023

One year on from taking up the position of Children’s Writing Fellow for Northern Ireland, Paul Howard is on a mission to inspire creativity and the joy of books among as many young readers as possible.

20 January, 2023

Ensuring the future of the UK's telecommunication network is secure, caters to all of society, boosts the economy and is highly energy efficient is the goal of a new £12m international project, which Queen’s researchers are working on.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 20 January, 2023

Pupils from Assumption Grammar School, Glenlola Collegiate, St Cecilia’s College, St Ronan’s College, Strathearn School and Victoria College joined Queen's University for a “SistersIN” event this week.

SCIENCE | 20 January, 2023

A new study has revealed that that vertebrate species involved in the live wildlife trade have distinctive life history traits and biological characteristics that determine the frequency and timing of reproduction.

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HEALTH | 19 January, 2023

A researcher at Queen’s University Belfast has been awarded a £1.6million research grant from the Medical Research Council (MRC) to approach how artificial intelligence (AI) could be used to tackle antibiotic resistance in a post-pandemic world.

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EDUCATION & SOCIETY | 18 January, 2023

A research report by academics at Queen’s University Belfast in collaboration with the University of Glasgow, has found that Education departments in the UK higher education (HE) sector have more inequality than other discipline areas.

Society | 17 January, 2023

England and Wales are more ethnically diverse – and less segregated – than ever before, according to new research published today following an in-depth analysis of 2021 Census data.

17 January, 2023

Drinking milk led to taller and heavier ancient humans in some regions of the world and their consumption has a direct impact on lactose intolerance in Europe today.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 13 January, 2023

President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ian Greer, today welcomed the Leader of the Labour Party to Queen’s University.

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University News | 9 January, 2023

Members of staff at Queen’s University Belfast have been recognised in the New Year Honours List 2023.

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SOCIETY & HISTORY | 9 January, 2023

A researcher from Queen’s will examine how unmarried women who fell pregnant from 1945 - 2015 were treated in Northern Ireland.

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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.

1 February, 2023

School pupils who see their teachers as discriminatory are likely to be behind in reading and maths, new research has found.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 9 March, 2023

The focus of the world is set to be on Belfast when global political leaders past and present will arrive in Belfast to mark the 25th anniversary of the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement (B/GFA) in April.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 14 March, 2023

Former President of the United States, President Bill Clinton, and the Chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast, Secretary Hillary R. Clinton, are among the first global leaders to be announced as part of Agreement 25 at Queen's.