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Evidence-based opinions from Queen’s thinkers as featured on a range of platforms including The Conversation, an independent source of news and views sourced from the global academic and research community, and QPol the ‘front door’ for public policy engagement at Queen’s.

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The common cold might protect you from coronavirus – here's how

Date published - 07/04/2021

Author - Matthew James, Research Assistant, Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine, Queen's University Belfast

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Ebola might be a chronic infection – but here's why we shouldn't panic

Date published - 29/03/2021

Author - Connor Bamford, Research Fellow, Virology, Queen's University Belfast

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COVID vaccine and asthma: why most sufferers won't be prioritised in the next phase of rollout

Date published - 19/02/2021

Author - Grace C Roberts, Research Fellow in Virology, Queen's University Belfast

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It's no Large Hadron Collider, but our new particle accelerator is the size of a large room

Date published - 18/02/2021

Author - Gianluca Sarri, Reader (Associate Professor) at the School of Mathematics and Physics, Queen's University Belfast

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Border Poll or Bust?

Alan Whysall, former Northern Ireland office civil servant, now research fellow at the Constitution Unit at University College London discusses the operation of border polls.

The post Border Poll or Bust? appeared first on Queen's Policy Engagement.


Date published - 12/04/2021

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A touch of Frost to a heated atmosphere: Weeks 6-12 of implementing the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland

This blog by Milena Komarova, Katy Hayward and Ben Rosher, is the second of a series that will be published every other month as part of a ‘temperature gauge’ of Brexit and the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland, with a particular focus on its impact on borders and cross-border cooperation. The research behind it is funded by the Reconciliation Fund of the Department of Foreign Affairs, as part of the Border Catalyst project, led by the Irish Central Border Area Network.

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Date published - 01/04/2021

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Understanding the role of European Council summits in reaching the Good Friday Agreement

One of the most sensitive issues during the Brexit process has been the impact of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU on Northern Ireland. Darren Litter argues that against this backdrop, the important role that European Council summits played in the Northern Ireland peace process has largely been overlooked.

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Date published - 29/03/2021

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