Skip to Content

Featured News

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 1 April, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast has won the Student Engagement Award in addressing climate action and enhancing biodiversity at this year’s Green Gown Awards UK & Ireland.

ARTS & CULTURE | 1 April, 2021

Future Screens NI have launched a new mentoring programme, ‘Future Foundation’, to support artists and creative freelancers within the creative and cultural sector in Northern Ireland.

TECHNOLOGY | 26 March, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast and the Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT) today (Friday, 26 March) welcomed the new CEO of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), Lindy Cameron, CB OBE, at a joint virtual event.

HEALTH | 26 March, 2021

Professor Mark Lawler has received the prestigious ‘Irish Association for Cancer Research Outstanding Contribution to Cancer Medicine and Research’ Award.

HEALTH | 16 March, 2021

Today (Tuesday 16 March) leading health officials have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to reinvigorate and re-prioritise the Ireland–Northern Ireland–NCI Cancer Consortium (The All-Ireland Cancer Consortium (AICC)).

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
SOCIETY | 16 March, 2021

The Irish Research Council (IRC) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) – part of UK Research and Innovation – have announced support for 20 new collaborations between UK-Ireland based researchers.

PM Boris Johnson 1600x767
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 12 March, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast today (Friday 12 March) hosted a visit by Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine.

ARTS | 12 March, 2021

Queen’s University supports the annual Imagine Belfast Festival of Ideas and Politics.

HEALTH | 10 March, 2021

The School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences at Queen's has awarded the 2021 Barcroft medal to Professor Sarah Gilbert, Saïd Professor of Vaccinology at the Jenner Institute in Oxford.

Wellcome-Wolffson building
HEALTH | 9 March, 2021

Staff skilled in using supercomputers at Queen’s University Belfast are supporting top scientists to track the spread of COVID-19 and discover new variants which may help the virus to evade vaccines.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 8 March, 2021

SCIENCE | 5 March, 2021

The Institute for Global Food Security has been recognised for the quality of its science by an agency within the larger United Nations family.

Research breakthrough may help help predict pre-eclampsia
RECOGNITION | 2 March, 2021

HRH The Princess Royal sent a video message to midwifery students and their lecturers from Queen’s University, to congratulate them on rising to the challenge of supporting maternity services while balancing their academic studies during COVID-19.

Courses in leadership and management
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 1 March, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast has launched free upskilling courses in leadership and management for individuals whose employment has been impacted by COVID-19.

Cyber Strategy Challenge
19 February, 2021

Congratulations to our brilliant QUB_LINCS team who were semi-finalists in the Atlantic Council 4th Annual Virtual Cyber 9/12 UK Strategy Challenge on 16 and 17 February 2021.

Georgios Karakonstantis
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY | 19 February, 2021

Developments in smart technologies are set to create many new job opportunities over the next decade and pupils and their parents can find about them from an award-winning Queen’s University Belfast science communicator at a free online event.

HEALTH | 17 February, 2021

Dr Caroline Barelle has been appointed the 2021 Entrepreneur in Residence at Queen’s University within the Medicine, Health and Life Sciences Faculty.

TECHNOLOGY | 10 February, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast has been named as one of the UK’s first Academic Centres of Excellence in Cyber Security Education (ACE-CSE).

Model NATO 2021
SOCIETY | 2 February, 2021

Students from the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics have come top in the annual UK-wide Model NATO competition held remotely this year.

Leverhulme Scholarships
SOCIETY & TECHNOLOGY | 5 February, 2021

Thirty funded doctoral scholarships announced by Queen’s University Belfast are set to provide a unique opportunity to explore the challenges of Artificial intelligence (AI) for every area of science and society.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
SOCIETY | 5 February, 2021

A series of public talks organised by Queen's University Belfast, entitled “The Partition of Ireland: Causes and Consequences” will take place during 2021 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Partition of Ireland.

Norman Houston
UNIVERSITY NEWS | 13 January, 2021

Queen’s is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Norman Houston OBE, former Director of the Northern Ireland Bureau in Washington.

Lanyon Building at Queen's University Belfast
CULTURE & ARTS | 11 January, 2021

The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast has appointed Louise Kennedy and Padraig Regan as the inaugural Ciaran Carson Writing and the City Fellows for 2020–21.

UNIVERSITY NEWS | 21 December, 2020

Professor Claire Archbold, Barrister and Deputy Departmental Solicitor for the Northern Ireland Civil Service, has been appointed Honorary Professor of Practice in Public Law at Queen’s University Belfast.

Virtual Production
ARTS | 18 December, 2020

Queen’s has announced a £2.5 million investment for an interdisciplinary research facility, MediaLab, focusing on virtual production that will help drive R&D for the screen industries and upskill the local sector in Northern Ireland.

PSA 2021 Conference
SOCIETY | 31 March, 2021

The Politics and International Relations department from the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics at Queen’s this week (29 - 31 March) hosted the Political Studies Association (PSA) International Conference 2021.