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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Over a quarter of cancers in Northern Ireland (27.9%) are being diagnosed through emergency routes like hospital A&E departments.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Scientists have revealed how seascapes of the ancient world have shaped the genetic structure of European populations.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Researchers are warning that permafrost peatlands in Europe and Western Siberia are much closer to a climatic tipping point than was previously believed.
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.
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.
Researchers are set to gather evidence of the positive impact community organisations have on public health, in the largest UK study of its kind.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New research from Queen’s University Belfast has led to 184 deep-sea species being added to the global Red List of Threatened Species. Almost two-thirds are listed as threatened, highlighting the urgent need to protect them from extinction.
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.