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Shaping a Better World

Shaping a better world podcast

The vision of Queen's University Belfast is to be a world class international university that supports outstanding students and staff, working in world class facilities, conducting leading edge education and research, focused on the needs of society. In our 'Shaping a Better World' podcast series, we highlight some of the students and staff working to make that vision a reality.

For audio versions of the full series, search for 'Queen's University Belfast - Shaping a Better World' wherever you get your podcasts, or follow these links: 
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COVID-19 and Older People

In this podcast episode, Professor Stuart Elborn, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences, hosts a discussion of the impact on older people, and their families, of the current coronavirus pandemic.

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Cancer Care in the era of COVID-19

In this panel discussion, Mr Maurice Macartney, Community Impact Officer, is joined by two leading cancer specialists from Queen’s, Professor Mark Lawler and Professor Joe O’Sullivan, and pioneering patient’s advocacy campaigner Mrs Margaret Grayson MBE to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on cancer care.

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Immunology and COVID-19

How do we best set about testing for COVID-19? How can we safely balance the demands of our health, our lifestyles and our economies in the era of COVID-19? What are the prospects for the development of a vaccine?

In this special podcast episode Professor Mark Lawler, Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Digital Health in the Patrick G Johnston Centre for Cancer Research at Queen’s, discusses these matters and more with Professor Paul Moynagh, Director of the Kathleen Lonsdale Institute for Human Health Research, Maynooth University, and Professor of Immunology in Queen’s University’s Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine.