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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).

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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 | 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.

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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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'.

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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.

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.

EDUCATION | 10 May, 2022

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

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.

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.

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).

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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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.

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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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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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.

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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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3 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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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.

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.

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.

24 January, 2022

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

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.

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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.

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.

21 June, 2022

The Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Greer and Pro-Vice-Chancellor 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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.