Three academics from Queen’s were awarded prestigious book prizes at the annual American Conference of Irish Studies (ACIS), held in San José State University from 7–10 June 2023.
Queen’s was delighted to welcome representatives from partner universities and organisations across the USA to the Agreement 25 conference in April 2023.
Queen’s was proud to host the US-UK Fulbright Commission to celebrate its work in facilitating 75 years of education exchange between the peoples of US and UK.
Queen’s University was delighted to welcome its first ‘Norman Houston – Study Northern Ireland – Award’ recipient to Belfast this semester.
Award-winning poet Jane Hirshfield has been appointed as the third Seamus Heaney International Visiting Poetry Fellow at Queen’s University.
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.
Dr. Cheryl Lawther, Senior Lecturer in the School of Law and Fellow of the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice, will move to the University of California, Berkeley to take up a Fulbright Irish Scholarship.
Queen’s University has created an international scholarship in memory of honorary graduate and Former Northern Ireland Bureau Director, Norman Houston OBE.
Traditional ‘study abroad’ has returned to Queen’s this month with colleagues across the University working closely with two US strategic partners who are sending major cohorts to Belfast during this academic year.
Rohan Naik from Houston, Texas, who graduated with an MA in Public History from Queen’s, has described his experience as “terrific” despite the onset of the pandemic during his time in Northern Ireland.
An historian from Queen’s University has won the 2021 James S. Donnelly Sr. Prize for Books on History and Social Sciences at the American Conference of Irish Studies (ACIS) for their book on the history of Irish divorce.
February 2021 saw the launch of Queen’s University Belfast’s first Online Winter School, centring on the theme of ‘Pandemics: Past, Present, Future’.
Queen’s University Belfast is delighted to welcome Sara Dayani Llopis Guevara, an International Affairs major from George Washington University, as the first Inclusive Ireland Scholar to study abroad at the university in 2021.
Students in Queen’s University’s Drama programme have had a unique opportunity this spring to learn and collaborate with students from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (UNC) and the National Universities of Ireland-Galway (NUIG).
An historian from Queen’s University has launched a new book on one of the most controversial political movements in the American Christian Right.
Queen’s University Belfast’s Chancellor, Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton has said that the new Biden administration in the USA is committed to the success of Northern Ireland economically and politically.
Queen’s is this year celebrating a very special anniversary, with 2020 marking 175 years since the establishment of the Queen's Colleges in Belfast, Cork and Galway and the beginning of the history of Queen’s University Belfast.
Researchers from the Centre for Public Health, in collaboration with international partners, have secured a competitive grant to investigate how social circumstances and life adversity impact the epigenome and our health outcomes as we age.
On the day that an expected 140 million Americans will finally elect their next President, we celebrate Northern Ireland’s connections with the US by meeting some of the scholarship recipients presently studying at Queen’s.
Irish Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development Ciarán Cannon T.D. has announced the 2020-2021 cohort of Fulbright Irish Awardees at an online celebration today.
The School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics, and the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice at Queen’s recently hosted a virtual conference exploring human divisions in society.
Irish-American entrepreneur, businessman and philanthropist, Declan Kelly - Chairman and CEO of global consulting company, Teneo Holdings – was an executive producer of the recent ‘One World: Together at Home’ virtual concert.
Queen’s University Belfast recently celebrated the 70th anniversary of the Helen Ramsey Turtle Scholarship, and launched the 2020 call for scholarship applications.
The Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast hosted a showcase event to celebrate fifteen years of the Centre and to introduce new writers and initiatives.
A leading academic from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee has been appointed ‘Writer in Residence for Memoir and Trauma’ at the Seamus Heaney Centre, Queen’s University.
Queen’s recently welcomed scholars from George Washington University to explore the uses of the past in divided societies.
The Institute of Irish Studies welcomed Irish-American political leader and activist, Dr Brian O’Dwyer, back to Queen’s as part of the institute’s Global Irish Studies initiative.
Professor Richard English, from the School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics and Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Internationalisation and Engagement, recently took part in a debate on civil resistance and terrorism at the British Academy.
Queen’s University recently welcomed the first cohort of George Washington University students as part of a new and innovative Study Abroad programme – the Global Bachelor’s Program in Peace and Conflict Studies.
Queen’s academic finds 9/11 survivors significantly help Social Work students in their understanding of trauma at NYU
An academic from Queen’s University has been awarded a UK Fulbright Scholarship award to study the role that US social scientists played in studying race and immigration in post-war Britain.
Eight students from Queen’s University will join a group of thirty-one students from across Ireland to spend this summer in the USA as part of the prestigious Washington Ireland Program (WIP).
Two academics from Queen’s University Belfast have recently been named 2019 Island of Ireland Fellows by Eisenhower Fellowships.